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Kahveci Research Group

About us

Kahveci Functional Polymers and Biomaterials Research Group is located at the Istanbul Technical University, Department of Chemistry, and mainly focuses design, synthesis, modification and characterization of functional polymers and their applications. Particularly, synthesis of functional monomers and initiators by organic synthetic pathways, development and applications of Click reactions, polymer synthesis by controlled/living polymerization techniques (ATRP, RAFT), photopolymerizations,  and implementations of functional polymers in biomedical fields are main works in the group. 

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Congratulations to Adalet and Ashkan

May 27, 2024

Adalet and Ashkan have completed their MSc thesis.


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May 1, 2024

Sari, S.; Ünver, S.; Avsar, T.; Özçelik, Ş.; Kilic, T.; Kahveci, M. U., Fluorescent poly(β-amino ester)s containing aza-BODIPYs as theranostic agents for bioimaging and photodynamic therapy. Polymer Chemistry 2024, 15 (21), 2177-2190.


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May 27, 2024

Düz, G.; Sipahioğlu Kara, S.; Yılmaz, Ö.; Kahveci, M. U., Preparation of caffeic acid grafted poly(D,L-lactide)-b-poly(2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate)/polylactide films with bioactive properties. European Polymer Journal 2024, 212, 113056.

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New paper alert!!!

January 2024

Bakirdogen, G.; Selcuk, E.; Sahkulubey Kahveci, E. L.; Ozbek, T.; Derman, S.; Kahveci, M. U., Fabrication of poly(β-amino ester) and hyaluronic acid based pH responsive nanocomplex as an antibiotic release system. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 2024, 258, 129060


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January 5, 2023

Özçelik, Ş.; Yurttaş, A. G.; Kahveci, M. U.; Sevim, A. M.; Gül, A., Aza-BODIPY photosensitizer substituted with phthalonitrile groups: Synthesis, photophysical properties and in vitro tests for breast cancer. Journal of Molecular Structure 2023, 1271, 134019.


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November 1, 2022

Sahkulubey Kahveci, E. L.; Kahveci, M. U.; Celebi, A.; Avsar, T.; Derman, S., Glycopolymer and Poly(β-amino ester)-Based Amphiphilic Block Copolymer as a Drug Carrier. Biomacromolecules 2022.

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Dr. Kahveci speaks to Anadolu Agency Podcast.

October 20, 2023

Dr. Kahveci speaks to Anadolu Agency Podcast for environmental effect of white phosphorus.

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Dr. Kahveci speaks to Anadolu Agency

October 18, 2023

Dr. Kahveci gives an interview to Anadolu Agency about the effect of white phosphorus munitions on humans and environment.

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New paper alert!!!

April 14, 2023

Mardani, H.; Bayrak, E.; Özçelik, Ş.; Babazadeh-Mamaqani, M.; Kahveci, M. U.; Roghani-Mamaqani, H.; Salami-Kalajahi, M. Reactive and Functional Polymers 2023, 187.

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ESPS 2022 Symposium

September 20, 2022

We presented our works on 7th European Photopolymer Science (ESPS2022).


National Polymer Congress 2022

June 19, 2022

We presented our works on National Polymer Congress (Polimer2022).

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We have another young member in the group

July 22, 2022

Congratulations to Sinem having a baby girl.

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Office: Istanbul Technical University, Faculty of Science and Letters, Department of Chemistry, Room B3-134, Maslak 34467 Sariyer/Istanbul, Turkey

Lab: Istanbul Technical University, Faculty of Science and Letters, Department of Chemistry, Lab: L009, Maslak 34467 Sariyer/Istanbul, Turkey

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