Educational Background: 

2011-                  Bogazici University, Istanbul

                               PhD Candidate in Department of Chemistry (GPA: 3.88)

2006- 2009          Bogazici University, Istanbul

                   Master of Science in Molecular Biology & Genetics Department (GPA: 3.86)

2002- 2006          Bogazici University, Istanbul

                   Bachelor’s degrees from Department of Molecular Biology & Genetics (3rd place, GPA: 3.47)

                               Department of Chemistry (4th place, GPA: 3.47)

2001-2002           Bogazici University, Istanbul

                   School of Foreign Languages English Preparatory Class (advanced)


Specialized on smart drug delivery systems via nanoparticles specifically dendron/dendrimer based micelles.


 1-Sumer Bolu, B., Manavoglu Gecici, E., & Sanyal, R.

'Combretastatin A-4 Conjugated Antiangiogenic Micellar Drug Delivery Systems Using Dendron–Polymer Conjugates'

Molecular Pharmaceutics, 2016,13(5), 1482–1490. DOI

2-Yavuz, B., Bozdağ Pehlivan, S., Sümer Bolu, B., Nomak Sanyal, R., Vural, İ., & Ünlü, N.

'Dexamethasone - PAMAM dendrimer conjugates for retinal delivery: preparation, characterization and in vivo evaluation'

Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, 201668(8), 1010–1020. DOI

3-Karacivi, M.; Bolu, B. S., and Sanyal, R.

'Targeting to the Bone: Alendronate-Directed Combretastatin A-4 Bearing Antiangiogenic Polymer–Drug Conjugates'

Molecular Pharmaceutics 2017, 14, 1373-1383.

4-Kalaoglu-Altan, O. I.; Kirac-Aydin, A.; Sumer Bolu, B.; Sanyal, R. and Sanyal, A.

'Diels-Alder 'Clickable' Biodegradable Nanofibers: Benign Tailoring of Scaffolds for Biomolecular Immobilization and Cell Growth'

Bioconjugate Chemistry  201728, 2420-2428.

5-Gok, O., Erturk, P., Bolu, B. S., Gevrek, T. N., Sanyal, R. and Sanyal, A.

‘Dendrons and Multiarm Polymers with Thiol-Exchangeable Cores: A Reversible Conjugation Platform for Delivery’

Biomacromolecules 2017, 18(8), 2463–2477.

6-Bolu, B. S., Golba, B., Boke, N., Sanyal, A. and Sanyal, R.

'Designing Dendron–Polymer Conjugate Based Targeted Drug Delivery Platforms with a “Mix-and-Match” Modularity'

Bioconjugate Chemistry 2017, 28(12), 2962-2975.

7-Bolu, B. S., Sanyal, R. and Sanyal, A.

‘Drug Delivery Systems from Self-Assembly of Dendron-Polymer Conjugates’,

Molecules, 2018, 23(7), 1570. 

8-Bolu, B. S., Golba, B., Sanyal, R., and Sanyal, A.

'Trastuzumab targeted micellar delivery of docetaxel using dendron–polymer conjugates'                             

Biomaterials Science (RSC) 2020, 8,2600-2610.

9-Arslan, M., Sumer Bolu, B., Sanyal, R. and Sanyal, A.

‘A modular and orthogonally reactive platform for fabrication of polymer–drug conjugates for targeted delivery’

Polymer Chemistry, 2020, 11, 7137-7146.