MSc(c) İrem Çoksu
She has graduated from the Department of Bioengineering at Yıldız Technical University in 2019. She completed her undergraduate thesis titled ‘Production and Antifungal Activity of Ketokonazole-Loaded PLGA Nanoparticles’ with the support of TUBITAK 2209-B. She is working on antimicrobial peptide-based, bacteria-targeted polymeric nanoparticles for her master's thesis funded by TUBITAK 2210-C. She mainly works on polymeric nanoparticles as well as on various nanoparticle carrier systems such as protein nanoparticles, silver nanoparticles, and supramolecular complexes.
Bachelor: 'Production of Ketoconazole-Loaded PLGA Nanoparticles and Investigation of Their Antifungal Activities', Yildiz Technical University, Department of Bioengineering, 2018-2019, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Serap DERMAN
Master: ‘Production and Evaluation of Biological Activity of Targeted and Antibacterial Nanosystems', Yildiz Technical University, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Bioengineering Program, 2020-Continuing, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Serap DERMAN
Acar, T., Pelit Arayici, P., Atabey, T., Coksu, I., Ucar, B., Arasoglu, T., Derman, S. ‘Host-Guest Interactions of Caffeic Acid Phenethyl Ester with β-Cyclodextrins: Improving the Antioxidant and Antimicrobial Properties of the Caffeic Acid Phenethyl Ester’. (Submitted to Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis/2021).
Derman S., Arasoglu T., Pelit Arayici P., Coksu I., Acar T., Ucar B., CAPE/Beta-Cyclodextrin Inclusion Complexes for Improving the Antimicrobial Activity of CAPE, Yildiz Technical University Scientific Research Projects Coordination Unit. (Project Code: FBA-2020-3830), 21.02.2020/21.02.2022, Project Researcher (Continues)
Production of Ketoconazole-Loaded PLGA Nanoparticles and Investigation of Their Antifungal Activities. The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) Program Code: 2209-B, 07.05.2018/10.05.2019, Manager (Completed).
Awards and Grants
Bioengineering Undergraduate Program Graduation Degree - Ranked 3rd in Department of Bioengineering, July-2019.
Project Scholar - March 2020 – March 2021, The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK), Directorate of Science Fellowships and Grant Program (BİDEB), National MSc/MA Scholarship Program in the Priority Fields in Science and Technology Program Code: 2210-C.