Up-converting and down-converting nanoparticle-based aptasensor model for multiplex detection of foodborne pathogens

Hasan Kurt

Sabanci University

Hasan Kurt is a post-doctoral researcher at Sabanci University. He obtained his Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from Sabanci University. He is currently working on plasmonic organic photovoltaics, plasmonic/optical nanobiosensors and self-assembly of nanostructures.

Meral Yüce

Sabanci University

Meral Yüce is a principal research scientist at Sabanci University, Nanotechnology Research and Application Centre, Istanbul, Turkey. She received her Ph.D. in Biotechnology from Institute of Biotechnology, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey. Her research interests include aptamer screening, aptamer-coupled optic and plasmonic biosensors and related bio-nanotechnology applications.


Advances in the selection of synthetic affinity agents, called aptamers, have provided us with the opportunity to develop highly efficient and specific biosensors. Coupling of aptamers with fluorescent nanoparticles have led... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Hasan Kurt (Sabanci University)
  2. Meral Yüce (Sabanci University)
  3. Babar Hussain (Sabanci University)
  4. Hikmet Budak (Sabanci University)

Topic Area

Biological & medical nanodevices and biosensors


OS1-101 » Biological & medical nanodevices and biosensors (16:00 - Wednesday, 28th September, Tower 24 - Room 101)

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