Educational Background: 

2011- 2017 Bogazici University, Istanbul

                    PhD from Department of Chemistry (2017)

2008- 2010 Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul

                    Master of Science in Polymer Science and Technology

2004- 2008 Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul

                    Bachelor’s degrees from Chemistry and Textile Engineering (2009)


Synthesis of novel clickable electrospun nanofibers for biomedical applications such as enzyme and oligonucleotide immobilization.


1-Van der Schueren, L.; De Schoenmaker, B.; Kalaoglu, O.I.; De Clerck, K.

   'An Alternative Solvent System for the Steady State Electrospinning of Polycaprolactone'

   European Polymer Journal 2011, 47(6), 1256-1263.

2-Kalaoglu-Altan, O.I.; Sanyal, R.; Sanyal A.

   'Reactive and Clickable Electrospun Polymeric Nanofibers'

    Polymer Chemistry 2015, 6, 3372-3381.

3-Kalaoglu-Altan, O.I.; Sanyal, R.; Sanyal A.

   'Clickable Polymeric Nanofibers through Hydrophilic-Hydrophobic Balance: Fabrication of Robust Biomolecular Immobilization Platforms'

    Biomacromolecules 2015, 16(5), 1590-1597.

4-Kalaoglu-Altan, O.I.; Sanyal, R.; Sanyal A.

    Biodegradable Polymers: Synthesis and Functionalization, M.K. Mishra (Eds.)

    Encyclopedia of Biomedical Polymers and Polymeric Biomaterials 2015, 776-803, Richmond, Taylor & Francis.

5-Kalaoglu-Altan, O.I.; Verbraeken, B.; Lava, K.; Gevrek, T.N.; Sanyal, R.; Dargaville, T.; De Clerck, K.; Hoogenboom, R.; Sanyal, A.

   'Multireactive Poly(2-oxazoline) Nanofibers through Electrospinning with  Crosslinking on the Fly'

   ACS Macro Letters, 2016, 5(6), 676-681.

6-Kalaoglu, O.I.; Unlu, C.H.; Atici, O.

   ' Synthesis, Characterization and Electrospinning of Corn Cob Cellulose-graft-Polyacrylonitrile and Their Clay Nanocomposites'

   Carbohydrate Polymers 2016, 147, 37-44.

7-Kalaoglu-Altan, O. I.; Kirac-Aydin, A.; Bolu, B. S.; Sanyal, R.; Sanyal, A.

   Diels–Alder “Clickable” Biodegradable Nanofibers: Benign Tailoring of Scaffolds for Biomolecular Immobilization and Cell Growth

   Bioconjugate Chemistry  2017, 28, 2420-2428.

8-Gokbulut, B., Yartasi, E., Sunar, E., Kalaoglu-Altan, O. I., Gevrek, T. N., Sanyal, A. and Inci, M. N.

     ‘Humidity induced inhibition and enhancement of spontaneous emission of dye molecules in a single PEG nanofiber’

     Optical Materials Express 2018, 8(3), 568-580.

9-Kalaoglu-Altan, O. I.; Sanyal, R. and Sanyal, A. 

   ‘Orthogonally “Clickable” Biodegradable Nanofibers: Tailoring Biomaterials for Specific Protein Immobilization’ 

    ACS Omega 2019, 4 (1), 121–129.

10-Kalaoglu-Altan, O. I., Sanyal, R., Sanyal, A.

   'Micropatterned Reactive Nanofibers: Facile Fabrication of a Versatile Biofuncionalizable Interface'

   ACS Applied Polymer Materials   2020,   2(9), 4026-4036.



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