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Ayça Bal Öztürk

Istinye University

Work Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Analytical Chemistry, Istinye University (March 2017 – Present)
  • Posdoctoral Researcher, Harvard Medical School (2016 – 2017)

Last 5 Publications

  • Tutar, R., Yuce, E., Izbudak, B., & Bal-Ozturk, A. B. (2022). Photocurable silk fibroin-based tissue sealants with enhanced adhesive property for the treatment of corneal perforations. Journal of Materials Chemistry B.
  • Willemen N.G.A., Hassan, S., Gurian, M., Jasso-Salazar, M.F., ... &, Bal-Öztürk, A., Leijten, J., Shin S.R., (2022). Enzyme-mediated alleviation of peroxide toxicity in self-oxygenating biomaterials. Advanced Healthcare Materials.
  • Cecen, B., Bal‐Ozturk, A., Yasayan, G., Alarcin, E., Kocak, P., Tutar, R., ... & Miri, A. K. (2022). Selection of natural biomaterials for micro‐tissue and organ‐on‐chip models. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A, 110(5), 1147-1165.
  • Yaşayan, G., Karaca, G., Akgüner, Z. P., & Bal Öztürk, A. (2021). Chitosan/collagen composite films as wound dressings encapsulating allantoin and lidocaine hydrochloride. International Journal of Polymeric Materials and Polymeric Biomaterials, 70(9), 623-635.
  • Bal-Ozturk, A., Cecen, B., Avci-Adali, M., Topkaya, S. N., Alarcin, E., Yasayan, G., ... & Hassan, S. (2021). Tissue adhesives: From research to clinical translation. Nano Today, 36, 101049.
  • Izbudak, B., Cecen, B., Anaya, I., Miri, A. K., Bal-Ozturk, A., & Karaoz, E. (2021). Layered double hydroxide-based nanocomposite scaffolds in tissue engineering applications. RSC Advances, 11(48), 30237-30252.


  • Turkish Scientific and Technological Research Council (TUBITAK) Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Istinye University Publication Award