BIOMATEN - Center of Excellence in Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering and Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Research Center

Materials that are used in order to remedy the disabilities caused by loss of or damage to tissues are called biomaterials.

News & Announcements

  • Fundamentals of Biomaterials by Profs. Vasif Hasirci and Nesrin Hasirci is Published

    The book titled  "Fundamentals of Biomaterials"  by Profs. Vasif Hasirci and Nesrin Hasirci was published by Springer on 28 November 2018.

    The online version of the book can be viewed from this link.

  • 2017-2018 Doctorate Commencement Ceremony

    Dr. Gökhan Bahçecioğlu (co-advisor: Prof. Nesrin Hasırcı), Dr. Deniz Sezlev Bilecen (co-advisor: Prof. Hasan Uludağ), Dr. Ezgi Antmen (co-advisor: Prof. Utkan Demirci), and Dr. Gözde Eke (co-advisor: Prof. Nesrin Hasırcı) have successfully completed their Ph.D. theses under the supervision of Prof. Vasıf Hasırcı and received their degrees at the METU Graduation Day on July 6 2016. We congratulate them and wish them all the best in their career.

  • Recent Publications

    Hasturk, O., Ermis, M., Demirci, U., Hasirci, N., & Hasirci, V. (2018). Square prism micropillars improve osteogenicity of poly (methyl methacrylate) surfaces. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine, 29(5), 53.


  • Dr. Menekse Ermis Sen Awarded 1st Prize for her oral presentation in IBMEC 2018

    Dr. Menekse Ermis Sen was awarded first prize for her oral presentation titled 'Nucleus deformation on micropatterned substrates: A tool to quantify nuclear deformability of cancer cells. Menekse Ermis, Derya Akkaynak, Pu Chen, Utkan Demirci, Vasif Hasirci ' in the 2nd International Biomedical Engineering Congress, 24-27 May 2018 at Near East University, Northern Cyprus.

  • Recent Publication
    Menekse Ermis, Ezgi Antmen, Vasif Hasirci (2018). Micro and Nanofabrication methods to control cell-substrate interactions and cell behavior: A review from the tissue engineering perspective.