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Cover Art, Advanced Biosystems (2020)

Cover Art,  Lab on a Chip (2022)

Journal Articles

Moncal KK, Yaman S, Durmus NG, “Levitational 3D Bioassembly and Density-Based Spatial Coding of Levitoids”, Advanced Functional Materials, 2022, DOI: 10.1002/adfm.202204092

Goreke U, Bode A, Yaman S, Gurkan UA, Durmus NG, “Size and density measurements of single sickle red blood cells using microfluidic magnetic levitation", Lab Chip, 2022, doi: 10.1039/d1lc00686j, PMID: 29215164. (Cover article).

Liang K, Yaman S, Patel RK, Parappilly MS, Walker BS, Wong MH, Durmus NG, “Magnetic Levitation and Sorting of Neoplastic Circulating Cell Hybrids”, bioRxiv 2022,

Urey DU, Chan HS, Durmus NG, “Levitational Cell Cytometry for Forensics”, Advanced Biology, 2021,, PMID: 33729693.

Chin EK, Grant CA, Ogut MG, Cai B, Durmus NG, "CelLEVITAS: Label-free, rapid sorting and enrichment of live cells via magnetic levitation", bioRxiv, 2020.

Deshmukh S, Shakya B, Chen A, Durmus NG, Greenhouse B, Egan E, Demirci U, “Multiparametric biophysical profiling of red blood cells in malaria infection”, Communications Biology, 2021, Jun 8;4(1):697. doi: 10.1038/s42003-021-02181-3., PMID: 34103669.

Puluca, N.*, Durmus, NG*, #, Lee, S., Belbachir, N., Galdos, FX, Ogut, MG., Gupta, R., Hirano, K.‐I., Krane, M., Lange, R., Wu, J. C., Wu, S. M., Demirci, U., “Levitating Cells to Sort the Fit and the Fat”, Advanced Biosystems, 2020, 1900300. (*, #, co-first and co-corresponding author).   

Tocchio A, Durmus NG, Sridhar K, Mani V, Coskun B, Assal EA, Demirci U, “Magnetically Guided Self-assembly and Coding of Three-dimensional Living Architectures”, Advanced Materials, 2018, Jan;30(4). doi: 10.1002/adma.201705034.

Inci F, Ozen M, Saylan Y, Miansari M, Cimen D, Dhara R, Chinnasamy T, Yuksekkaya M, Filippini C, Kumar D, Calamak S, Yesil Y, Durmus NG, Duncan G, Klevan L, Demirci U, “A Novel On-Chip Method for Differential Exraction of Sperm in Forensic Cases”, Advanced Science, 2018, 1800121, doi: 10.1002/advs.201800121. 

Inan H, Kingsley JL, Ozen MO, Tekin HC, Hoerner CR, Imae Y, Metzner TJ, Preiss JS, Durmus NG, Ozsoz M, Wakelee H, Fan A, Tüzel E, Demirci U, “Monitoring Neutropenia for Cancer Patients at the Point-of-care (POC)”, Small Methods, 2017, 1, 1700193,

Esfandyarpour R, DiDonato MJ, Yang Y, Durmus NG, Harris JS, Davis RW, “Multifunctional, inexpensive, and reusable nanoparticle-printed biochip for cell manipulation and diagnosis”, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), 2017, Feb 21;114(8):E1306-E1315.

Baday M, Calamak S, Durmus NG, Davis RW, Steinmetz LM, Demirci U, “Integrating cell phone imaging with magnetic levitation (i-LEV) for label-free blood analysis at the point-of-living”, Small, 2016 Mar 2;12(9):1222-1229.

Durmus NG, Tekin HC, Guven S, Sridhar K, Yildiz AA, Calibasi G, Ghiran I, Davis RW, Steinmetz LM, Demirci U, “Magnetic Levitation of Single Cells”, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), 2015, Jul 14;112(28): E3661-8.

Inci F, Filippini C, Baday M, Ozen MO, Calamak S, Durmus NG, Wang S, Hanhauser E, Hobbs KS, Juillard F, Kuang PP, Vetter ML, Carocci M, Yamamoto HS, Takagi Y, Yildiz UH, Akin D, Wesemann D, Singhal A, Yang PL, Nibert ML, Fichorova RN, Lau DTY, Henrich TJ, Kaye KM, Schachter S, Kuritzkes DR, Steinmetz LM, Gambhir SS, Davis RW, Demirci U, “A Multi-target, Quantitative Nanoplasmonic Electrical-field Enhanced Resonating Device for Diagnostics”, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), 2015, Aug 11;112(32):E4354-63.

Tokel O, Yildiz UH, Inci F, Durmus NG, Ekiz OO, Turker B, Cetin C, Rao S, Sridhar K, Natarajan N, Shafiee H, Dana A, Demirci U, “Portable Microfluidic Integrated Plasmonic Platform for Pathogen Detection”, Scientific Reports, 2015, Mar 24; 5:9152.

Shafiee H, Asghar W, Inci F, Yuksekkaya M, Jahangir M, Zhang MH, Durmus NG, Gurkan UA, Kuritzkes DR, Demirci U, “Paper and flexible substrates as materials for biosensing platforms to detect multiple targets”, Scientific Reports, 2015, Mar 6; 5:8719.

Durmus NG, Taylor EN, Kummer KM, Webster TJ, “Enhanced efficacy of superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles against antibiotic-resistant biofilms in the presence of metabolites”, Advanced Materials, 2013, 25(40): 5706-13.

Leuba K, Durmus NG, Taylor EN, Webster TJ, “Short Communication: Carboxylate functionalized superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles (SPION) for the reduction of S. aureus growth post biofilm formation”, International Journal of Nanomedicine, 2013, 8:731-6.

Kummer KM, Taylor EN, Durmus NG, Tarquinio KM, Ercan B, Webster TJ, “Effects of different sterilization treatments and varying anodized nanotubular TiO2 dimensions on bacteria growth”, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B Applied Biomaterials, 2013, 101(5):677-88.

Durmus NG, Webster TJ, “Eradicating antibiotic-resistant biofilms with silver-conjugated superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles”, Advanced Healthcare Materials, 2013, 2(1):165-71.

Durmus NG, Webster TJ, “Nanostructured Titanium: The Ideal Material for Improving Orthopedic Implant Efficacy?”, Nanomedicine, 2012, 7(6):791-3.

Durmus NG, Tasoglu S, Demirci U, “Functional Droplet Networks”, Nature Materials, News and Views, 2013, 12(6):478-9.

Durmus NG, Taylor EN, Inci F, Kummer KM, Tarquinio KM, Webster TJ, “Fructose enhanced reduction of bacterial growth on nanorough surfaces”, International Journal of Nanomedicine, 2012, 7:537-45. 

Taylor EN, Kummer KM, Durmus NG, Leuba K, Tarquinio KM, Webster TJ, “Superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles (SPION) for the treatment of antibiotic resistant biofilms”, Small, 2012, 8(19):3016-27.

Xu F, Sridharan B, Durmus NG, Wang S, Yavuz AS, Gurkan UA, Demirci U, “Living sacrificial porogens to engineer decellularized porous scaffolds”, PLoS ONE, 2011, 6(4):e19344.

Xu F, Wu J, Wang S, Durmus NG, Demirci U, “Microengineering Methods for Cell-Based High Throughput Drug Screening”, Biofabrication, 2011, 3(3):034101. (Featured article).

Park JH, Chung BG, Lee WG, Kim J, Brigham M, Shim J, Lee S, Hwang C, Durmus NG, Demirci U, Khademhosseini A, “Microporous cell-laden hydrogels for engineered tissue constructs”, Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 2010, 106(1):138-48.

Song YS, Lin RL, Montesano G, Durmus NG, Lee G, Yoo SS, Kayaalp E, Hæggström E, Khademhosseini A, Demirci U, “Engineered 3D tissue models for cell-laden microfluidic channels’’, Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 2009, 395(1):185-93.


Book Chapters

Ermis M, Calamak S, Calibasi G, Guven S, Durmus NG, Rizvi I, Hasan T, Hasirci N, Hasirci V, Demirci U, “Hydrogels as a New Platform to Recapitulate the Tumor Microenvironment”, in Handbook of Nanomaterials for Cancer Theranostics, edited by Joao Conde, Elsevier. (2018).

Stout DA, Durmus NG, Webster TJ, “Synthesis of Carbon-based Nanomaterials for Tissue Engineering” in Nanomaterials in Tissue Engineering: Characterization, Fabrication and Applications edited by Gaharwar, Sant, Hancock, and Hacking (Cambridge, UK): Woodhead Publishing Inc. (2013).

Durmus NG, Lin R, Moon S, Demirci D, Khademhosseini A, Demirci U, “Acoustics Based Biosensors’’, in “Encyclopedia of Micro- and Nanofluidics’’, Springer (2006).

Durmus NG, Lin R, Lee G, Montesano G, Demirci U, “3D Cell Printing Technologies for Tissue Engineering’’, in “Micro- and Nanoengineering of the Cell Microenvironment: Technologies and Applications’’; Artech House Publishing Inc. (2006).


Conference Proceedings

Durmus NG, Gupta R, Badamjav O, Reddy V, Eisenberg ML, Behr B, Demirci U, “A magnetic levitation platform for the isolation of mature sperm from TESE/TESA samples”, Fertility and Sterility 2018; 109 (3) e26-e27.

Durmus NG, Tocchio A, Howell A, Sridhar K, Acker JA, Demirci U,A Magnetic Levitation System to Study the Impact of Donor Gender, Age and Blood Storage Conditions on Red Blood Cell Density Profile”, Transfusion 2017; 57, 32A-32A.

Calibasi G, Guven S, Chen P, Durmus NG, Cakiroglu E, Demirci U, Baskin Y, “Regulation of angiogenesis and apoptosis support the fluid flow induced EMT in microfluidics based colorectal cancer culture model”. Clinical Chemistry & Laboratory Medicine 2017; 55 (Supplement 1): S194.

Durmus NG, Taylor EN, Webster TJ, “Fructose enhanced efficacy of magnetic nanoparticles against antibiotic resistant biofilms”, MRS Fall 2012 Proceedings.

Durmus NG, Taylor EN, Kummer KM, Webster TJ, “Fructose enhanced reduction of bacterial growth on nanorough surfaces”, MRS Fall 2012 Proceedings.

Durmus NG, Taylor EN, Kummer KM, Webster TJ, “Fructose enhanced reduction of bacterial growth on nanorough surfaces without using antibiotics”, Northeast Bioengineering Conference (NEBEC) 2012 Proceedings.