Medical & Biological Physics 

Research Group

@Bogazici UniversityDepartment of Physics



Principal Investigators

Hakan Erkol, PhD

Mehmet Burçin Ünlü, PhD

Research Associates

Bükem Tanören, PhD

Seydi Yavaş, PhD

Uğur Parlatan, PhD

Graduate Students

PhD Students

Şirin Yonucu

Aytaç Demirkıran

Nasire Uluç

İrem Demirkan

Defne Yılmaz

Mert Tüzer

Serhat Kaya

Çağrı Şenel

Canberk Şanlı

Tuna Pesen

MS Students

Gizem Alpakut

Melita Parlak

Alumni

Esra Aytaç Kipergil, PhD - UCL

Deniz Öztürk, - John Hopkins U

Duygu Kaba - USC

Tunç Kayıkçıoğlu - U of Illinois UC

Ümit Arabul - Eindhoven (TUE)











PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLES (2014-2017)

(Last updated on December 2017)

Journal impact factors: Scientific Reports 5.23, Plos Comp Biol: 4.6, Physics in Medicine and Biology: 2.761, Physical Review E: 2.288, Journal of Biomedical Optics: 2.859, Applied Optics: 1.649, Optics Express: 3.488. Biomedical Optics Express: 3.6.

2017 

Nasire Uluc, et. al., "An extended photoacoustic transport model for characterization of red blood cell morphology in microchannel flow", in revision, Physics in Medicine and Biology, (2017).

Aytac Demirkiran, et. al. "Analysis of microcantilevers excited by pulsed-laser-induced photoacoustic waves", in revision, Optics Express, (2017).

Yonucu, Sirin, Defne Yιlmaz, Colin Phipps, Mehmet Burcin Unlu, and Mohammad Kohandel. "Quantifying the effects of antiangiogenic and chemotherapy drug combinations on drug delivery and treatment efficacy." PLoS Computational Biology, 13, no. 9 (2017).


Alex Luk, Farouk Nouzi, Hakan Erkol, Mehmet Burcin Unlu, Gultekin Gulsen, Ex vivo validation of Photo-Magnetic Imaging, Optics Letters, 42, no.20, 4171-4174 (2017).

Esra Aytac Kipergil, Hakan Erkol, Serhat Kaya, Gultekin Gulsen and Mehmet Burcin Unlu, "An Analysis of Proton-Acoustic Waves through an Analytical Approach" Physics in Medicine and BiologyVolume 62Number 12, (2017).

2016

Esra Aytac Kipergil, Aytac Demirkiran , Nasire Uluc, Seydi Yavas , Tunc Kayıkcıoglu, Sarper Salman, Fatih Ilday , Mehmet Unlu, “Development of a Fiber Laser with Independently Adjustable Properties for Optical Resolution Photoacoustic Microscopy”, 6-38674 , Scientific Reports, (2016).

Nouizi, F., Erkol, H., Luk, A., Marks, M., Unlu, M. B., & Gulsen, G., "An accelerated photo-magnetic imaging reconstruction algorithm based on an analytical forward solution and a fast Jacobian assembly method". Physics in Medicine and Biology, 61(20), 7448, (2016)

Nouizi, F., Erkol, H., Luk, A., Unlu, M.B. and Gulsen, G., "Real-time photo-magnetic imaging." Biomedical Optics Express, 7(10), pp.3899-3904, (2016)

Kwong, Tiffany C., et al. "Differentiation of tumor vasculature heterogeneity levels in small animals based on total hemoglobin concentration using magnetic resonance-guided diffuse optical tomography in vivo." Applied Optics 55.21, 5479-5487, (2016).

2015

Erkol, Hakan, et al. "Comprehensive analytical model for CW laser induced heat in turbid media." Optics Express 23.24 (2015): 31069-31084.

Erkol, Hakan; Nouizi, Farouk; Unlu, Mehmet; Gulsen, Gultekin "An extended analytical approach for diffuse optical imaging", Physics in Medicine and Biology 60.13 (2015): 5103.

Ozturk, Deniz, et al. "Influence of vascular normalization on interstitial flow and delivery of liposomes in tumors." Physics in Medicine and Biology 60.4 (2015):1477.

2014

Erkol, Hakan, et al. “Analytical reconstruction of the bioluminescent source with priors." Optics Express 22.16 (2014): 19758-19773.

Erkol, Hakan, Esra Aytac-Kipergil, and Mehmet Burcin Unlu. "Photoacoustic radiation force on a microbubble." Physical Review E 90.2 (2014): 023001.

Erkol, Hakan, and Mehmet Burcin Unlu. "Spectral power density of the random excitation for the photoacoustic wave equation." AIP Advances 4.9 (2014):097103.

Erkol, Hakan, and Mehmet Burcin Unlu. "Virtual source method for diffuse optical imaging", Applied Optics 52.20 (2013): 4933-4940.