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Ayca Yalcin

Research Associate
Doctor of Philosophy
Boston University

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Interferometric Reflectance Imaging Sensor

Biological Sensors

Self-Interference Fluorescence Microscopy

Books & Chapters

2.) M. S. Ünlü, A. Yalcin, M. Dogan, L. Moiseev, A. K. Swan, B. B. Goldberg, and C. R. Cantor, "Applications of Optical Resonance to Biological Sensing and Imaging: I. Spectral Self-Interference Microscopy ," Biophotonics, Biological and Medical Physics, Biomedical Engineering Series, 2008

1.) M. S. Ünlü, E. Ozkumur, D. A. Bergstein, A. Yalcin, M. F. Ruane, and B. B. Goldberg, "Applications of Optical Resonance to Biological Sensing and Imaging: II. Resonant Cavity Biosensors," Biophotonics, Biological and Medical Physics, Biomedical Engineering Series, 2008

Journal Articles

13.) G. G. Daaboul, P. Gagni, L. Benussi, P. Bettotti, M. Ciani, M. Cretich, D. S. Freedman, R. Ghidoni, A. Yalcin, C. Piotto, D. Prosperi, B. Santini, M. S. Ünlü, and M. Chiari, "Digital Detection of Exosomes by Interferometric Imaging ," Nature Scientific Reports, Vol. 6, 37246; DOI:, No. 10.1038/srep37246, 17 November 2016

12.) O. Avci, R. Adato, A. Yalcin, and M. S. Ünlü, "Physical Modeling of Interference Enhanced Imaging and Characterization of Single Nanoparticles," Optics Express, Vol. 24, No. 6, 10 March 2016, pp. 6094-6114

11.) O. Avci, N. Lortlar Ünlü, A. Yalcin, and M. S. Ünlü, "Interferometric Reflectance Imaging Sensor (IRIS)—A Platform Technology for Multiplexed Diagnostics and Digital Detection," Sensors, Vol. 15, No. 7, July 2015, pp. 17649-17665; doi:10.3390/s150717649

10.) S. Ahn, C. Huang, E. Ozkumur, X. Zhang, J. Chinnala, A. Yalcin, S. Bandyopadhyay, S. Russek, M. S. Ünlü, C. DeLisi, and R. Irani, "TATA binding proteins can recognize nontraditional DNA sequences," Biophysical Journal, Vol. 103, October 2012, pp. 1510-1517

9.) C. Pereira, A. Yalcin, M. Cretich, M. Chiari, M. S. Ünlü, D. Nunes, and D. A. Bergstein, "Synergetic Chemiluminescence and Label-Free Dual Detection for Developing a Hepatitis Protein Array," Journal of Immunological Methods, Vol. 371, No. 1-2, 31 August 2011, pp. 159-164

8.) E. Ozkumur, C. A. Lopez, A. Yalcin, J. H. Connor, M. Chiari, and M. S. Ünlü, "Spectral Reflectance Imaging for a Multiplexed, High-Throughput, Label-Free, and Dynamic Biosensing Platform," IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, Vol. 16, No. 3, May/June 2010, pp. 635-46

7.) E. Ozkumur, S. Ahn, A. Yalcin, C. A. Lopez, E. Cevik, R. Irani, C. DeLisi, M. Chiari, and M. S. Ünlü, "Label-free microarray imaging for direct detection of DNA hybridization and single-nucleotide mismatches," Biosensors and Bioelectronics, Vol. 25, No. 7, 15 March 2010, pp. 1789-1795

6.) P. S. Spuhler, J. Knezevic, A. Yalcin, Q. Bao, E. Pringsheim, P. Dröge, U. Rant, and M. S. Ünlü, "Platform for in situ real-time measurement of protein-induced conformational changes of DNA ," Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, 4 January 2010

5.) E. Ozkumur, A. Yalcin, M. Cretich, C. A. Lopez, D. A. Bergstein, B. B. Goldberg, M. Chiari, and M. S. Ünlü, "Quantification of DNA and protein adsorption by optical phase shift ," Biosensors and Bioelectronics, Vol. 25, September 2009, pp. 167-172

4.) A. Yalcin, F. Damin, E. Ozkumur, G. di Carlo, B. B. Goldberg, M. Chiari, and M. S. Ünlü, "Direct Observation of Conformation of a Polymeric Coating with Implications in Microarray Applications," Analytical Chemistry, Vol. 81, 2009, pp. 625-630

3.) D. A. Bergstein, E. Ozkumur, A. C. Wu, A. Yalcin, J. Needham, R. Irani, J. Gershoni, B. B. Goldberg, C. DeLisi, M. F. Ruane, and M. S. Ünlü, "Resonant Cavity Imaging: A Means Toward High-Throughput Label-Free Protein Detection," IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, Vol. 14, No. 1, January/February 2008

2.) M. Dogan, A. Yalcin, S. Jain, M. B. Goldberg, A. K. Swan, M. S. Ünlü, and B. B. Goldberg, "Spectral Self-Interference Fluorescence Microscopy for Subcellular Imaging," IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, Vol. 14, No. 1, January/February 2008

1.) A. Yalcin, K. C. Popat, J. C. Aldridge, T. A. Desai, J. Hryniewicz, N. Chbouki, B. E. Little, O. King, V. Van, S. T. Chu, D. Gill, M. F. Anthes-Washburn, M. S. Ünlü, and B. B. Goldberg, "Optical Sensing of Biomolecules Using Microring Resonators," IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, Vol. 12, January/February 2006, pp. 148-155

Conference Papers

16.) R. Irani, E. Ozkumur, S. Ahn, A. Yalcin, M. S. Ünlü, and C. DeLisi, "Label-free, high-throughput DNA-protein interaction studies: Re-evaluating Eukaryotic Transcription.," Pittcon 2010, 4th March 2010

15.) M. S. Ünlü, E. Ozkumur, C. A. Lopez, A. Yalcin, M. Chiari, S. Ahn, G. G. Daaboul, A. Reddington, M. R. Monroe, R. S. Vedula, and J. H. Connor, "Spectral reflectance imaging for a multiplexed, high-throughput, label-free, and dynamic biosensing platform: protein, DNA and virus detection," SPIE Photonics West 2010 - BIOS, No. Paper 7553-17 , 23-28 January 2010

14.) P. S. Spuhler, J. Knezevic, A. Yalcin, Q. Bao, P. Dröge, U. Rant, and M. S. Ünlü, "Real-Time Kinetics Measurements of Protein Induced Conformational Changes in DNA," Proceedings of IEEE Photonics Society 2009 Annual Meeting, 7 October 2009

13.) P. S. Spuhler, J. Knezevic, A. Yalcin, Q. Bao, P. Dröge, U. Rant, and M. S. Ünlü, "A Platform for in situ Real-Time Measurement of Protein Induced Conformational Changes of DNA," Proceedings of IEEE Photonics Society 2009 Annual Meeting, 7 October 2009

12.) E. Ozkumur, A. Yalcin, M. Cretich, F. Damin, C. A. Lopez, D. A. Bergstein, B. B. Goldberg, M. Chiari, and M. S. Ünlü, "Optical Phase to Biological Mass Conversion for Label-free Interferometric Sensing Methods," Proceedings of IEEE Photonics Society 2009 Annual Meeting, October 2009

11.) E. Ozkumur, A. Yalcin, S. Ahn, B. B. Goldberg, M. Chiari, and M. S. Ünlü, "Spectral Reflectance Imaging Biosensor for high-throughput and label-free detection of biomolecular interactions," Proceedings of IEEE Photonics Society 2009 Annual Meeting, October 2009

10.) E. Ozkumur, A. Yalcin, M. Cretich, M. S. Ünlü, and M. Chiari, "Label-free, dynamic and quantitative measurement of biomolecular interactions," 23rd International Symposium on MicroScale Bioseparations (MSB) 2009, February 2009

9.) A. Yalcin, F. Damin, E. Ozkumur, G. di Carlo, L. Sola, M. S. Ünlü, and M. Chiari, "Nanoscale Determination of a Polymeric Coating for Microarray Applications," 23rd International Symposium on MicroScale Bioseparations (MSB) 2009, February 2009

8.) E. Ozkumur, A. Yalcin, F. Damin, B. B. Goldberg, M. Chiari, and M. S. Ünlü, "Label-free and dynamic measurement of biomolecular interactions for high-throughput diagnostics," Photonics West 2009 - BIOS, January 2009

7.) A. Yalcin, E. Ozkumur, B. B. Goldberg, and M. S. Ünlü, "High lateral resolution spectral self-interference fluorescence microscopy using annular apertures," Photonics West 2009 - BIOS, January 2009

6.) A. Yalcin, F. Damin, E. Ozkumur, G. di Carlo, B. B. Goldberg, M. Chiari, and M. S. Ünlü, "Nanoscale Determination of Conformation of a Polymeric Coating on Layered Surfaces," AVS 55th International Symposium and Exhibition, October 2008

5.) M. S. Ünlü, E. Ozkumur, J. Needham, D. A. Bergstein, B. B. Goldberg, A. Yalcin, P. S. Spuhler, R. Irani, and C. DeLisi, "Applications of Optical Resonance to Biological Imaging and Label-free Protein Microarrays (invited paper)," EMBC08, Vancouver, Canada, August 20-24, 2008, 2008

4.) A. Yalcin, F. Damin, E. Ozkumur, G. di Carlo, B. B. Goldberg, M. S. Ünlü, and M. Chiari, "Characterization of A Polymeric Coating for Microarray Applications using Spectral Self-Interference Fluorescence Microscopy," Photonics West 2008 - BIOS, 2008

3.) A. Yalcin, F. Damin, E. Ozkumur, G. di Carlo, B. B. Goldberg, M. Chiari, and M. S. Ünlü, "Characterization of Swelling of A Polymeric Coating for DNA Microarray Applications Using Spectral Self-Interference Fluorescence Microscopy," Proceedings of IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society 2007 Annual Meeting, October 2007

2.) A. Yalcin, K. C. Popat, M. F. Anthes-Washburn, N. Chbouki, T. A. Desai, M. S. Ünlü, and B. B. Goldberg, "Microring resonators for biochemical sensing," Proceedings of CLEO/QELS 2005, May 2005

1.) A. Yalcin, J. C. Aldridge, K. C. Popat, T. A. Desai, N. Chbouki, M. S. Ünlü, and B. B. Goldberg, "Microring resonators for biochemical sensing," Bulletin of APS Meeting, March 2005

Theses

1.) A. Yalcin, "Label-Free Optical Sensing Of Biomolecules Using Microring Resonators," Master Thesis, May 2005

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