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Invited Talks and Keynotes

2018. “Levitating Rare Biological Materials to Decode the Fundamentals”, Next Generation Symposium at Broad Institute, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge, MA, USA. 

2018. “Precision Biosystems: Investigating Rare Biological Materials to Decode the Fundamentals”, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA. 

2018. “Women in Science and Technology”, Invited Speaker at the Women’s Day Conference organized by Hurriyet Newspaper, Istanbul, Turkey.

2018. “Precision Biosystems: Investigating Rare Biological Materials to Decode the Fundamentals”, Cancer Early Detection Advanced Research Center (CEDAR), Knight Cancer Institute, OHSU, Portland, USA. 

2018. “Chemistry-Free Microfluidic Technologies to Sort Circulating Tumor Cells and Clusters from Patient Whole Blood”, Molecular Med Tri-Con Conference, San Francisco, USA.

2018. “Biomarker-Free Microfluidic Technologies to Sort Circulating Rare Cells for Health and Disease”, MF-9 Ninth Microfluidics Consortium, Centre for Business Innovation, San Jose, USA. 

2017. Honorary Visiting Scholar, Sanko University, Gaziantep, Turkey. 

2017. "Biomarker-Free Decoders for Health and Disease", SystemX Conference, Stanford, CA, USA. 

2017. “Biomarker-Free Sorting of Rare Cells and Clusters from Whole Blood by Magnetic Levitation Profiling”, BMES, Arizona, USA. 

2017.  “Chemistry-Free Microfluidic Technologies to Sort Cells for Health and Disease”, Keynote Presentation at the Liquid Biopsies and Minimally-Invasive Diagnostics 2017, San Diego, USA. 

2017.  “A Magnetic Levitation System to Study the Impact of Donor Gender, Age and Blood Storage Conditions on Red Blood Cell Density Profile”, American Association of Blood Banks (AABB) Annual Conference, San Diego, USA. 

2017.  “Microgravity-on-Chip for Early Detection of Cancer”, World Innovation Summit, NYC, USA.  

2017.  “Levitational Ranking for Biomarker-Free Sorting of Rare Circulating Cells and Clusters”, Stanford University Genetics Retreat, Monterey, USA. 

2017. “Precision Biosystems: Investigating Rare Biological Materials to ‘Decode’ The Fundamentals”, Center for Genomic Medicine and Department of Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA. 

2017.  Invited Speaker, TAF Network, “Yurtdisi Farkindalik Zirvesi”, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey. 

2017.  Invited Speaker at the “Women Shaping Our Future”, Women’s Day Panel organized by Sabanci Holding, Istanbul, Turkey. 

2016.  “Label-Free, Antibody-Free Technologies for Isolating Circulating Tumor Cells, Circulating Tumor Emboli and Exosomes from Blood and Bodily Fluids”, NGS, Single Cell Analysis, Single Molecule Analysis and Mass Spectroscopy, Research to Diagnostics 2016, San Diego, USA. 

2016.  Invited Speaker, TAF Network, “Yurtdisi Farkindalik Zirvesi”, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey. 

2016.  Invited Speaker at International Science Festival organized by Bilimtey Club at Karabuk University, Karabuk, Turkey. 

2016.  Invited Speaker, Innovation Week, Izmir Turkey. 

2016.  Invited Speaker, Panel on Biotechnology in Medicine, 5th Innovation Day at Uludag University, Bursa, Turkey. 

2016.  Invited Speaker at the “Leading Women in Science and Technology” Summit organized by IEEE Branch at Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey.

2016.  Invited Speaker at the “ODTU Career Days” organized by IEEE Branch at Middle East Technical University (METU), Ankara, Turkey.

2016.  “Levitating Single Cells”, Fluidigm Corporation, 2016.

2015.  “Microgravity-on-chip” paves the way for fighting diseases for personalized medicine”, TR35 Award Ceremony Session, EMTech 2015 Conference, MIT, Cambridge, MA.

2014.  “Using Nano-Material Science to Fight Antibiotic-Resistant Infections”, Advanced Technologies on Health Sciences, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey.

2014.  “Using Nano-Material Science to Fight Antibiotic-Resistant Infections”, Stanford Genome Technology Center, Stanford University, Stanford, CA.

2013.  “Using Nano-Material Science to Fight Antibiotic-Resistant Infections”, Department of Bioengineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA.

2013.  “Using Nano-Material Science to Fight Antibiotic-Resistant Infections”, Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School and Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, Harvard University, Boston, MA.

2013.  Durmus NG, “Using Nano-Material Science to Eradicate Antibiotic-Resistant Infections”, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Boston, MA. 

2012.  Durmus NG, Webster TJ, “Commercialization of Nanotechnology-based Medical Devices”, Keynote Lecture at 9th World Biomaterials Congress (WBC), China.