Sabancı University Nanotechnology & Application Center (SUNUM)

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Javed H. Niazi (KOLKAR)

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Sabanci University Nanotechnology Research and Application Center (SUNUM)
Orta Mh., 34956 Tuzla, Istanbul, Turkey
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Tel:  +90 216-483-9879
Fax: +90 216-483-9885
email: javed[at]





Research Interests

Design and development of novel assays for biosensor applications-mainly for early warning and diagnosis of cardiovascular and cancer diseases

In-vitro selection and modification of synthetic ssDNA/RNA aptamers as affinity ligands for disease biomarkers and drugs

Aptamer-fascilitated biomarker discovery

ssDNA/RNA aptamer directed nano-material/vesicle mediated targeted drug-delivery and/or imaging

Nanotoxicology & Green nanotechnology

Go to –My research

Ph.D. Biochemistry (2003) Gulbarga University,  India. Biochemistry (1996) Gulbarga University, India.
B.Sc. Chemistry (1994) Gulbarga University, India
Professional experience


For scientific communications, I use “Javed H. Niazi“, otherwise known as Javed Kolkar

Recent Innovation (patent application): See Patents and Video here

Recent Publications  (2017-2018) >>For complete list click here  or [PUBMED]

49. Niazi S, Purohit M,  Niazi JH (2018) Role of p53 circuitry in tumorigenesis: a brief review. European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry (Just Accepted)

48. Niazi S*, Purohit M, Sonawani A, Niazi JH* (2018) Revealing the molecular interactions of aptamers that specifically bind to the extracellular domain of HER2 cancer biomarker protein: An in silico assessmentJournal of Molecular Graphics and Modelling. doi: 10.1016/ j.jmgm.2018.06.003 (Just accepted!)

PDFdown47. Saz M, Siddiq M, Niazi JH, Qureshi A (2018) Role of quaternary ammonium compound immobilized metallic graphene oxide in PMMA/PEG membrane for antibacterial, antifouling and selective gas permeability propertiesPolymer Bulletin 1-18.

PDFdown46. Chouhan RS, Niazi JH, Qureshi A (2018) Development of immunoblot assay for carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) in human serum using portable UV illuminator. Analytical Methods 10, 947-949.

PDFdown45. Alpugana S, Topkaya D, Atilla D, Ahsen V, Niazi JH*, Dumoulin F* (2018Zn phthalocyanine conjugation to H2-ul aptamer for HER2-targeted breast cancer photodynamic therapy: design, optimization and properties. Journal of Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines 21, 887.

PDFdown43. Shaikh T, Pandey A, Sirajuddin, Talpur FN, Kaushik A, Niazi JH* (2017Gold nanoparticles based sensor for in vitro analysis of drug-drug interactions using imipramine and isoniazid drugs: a proof of concept approachSensors and Actuators B. Chemical 252, 1055-1062.

PDFdown42. Pandey A, Gurbuz Y, Ozguz V, Niazi JH* and Qureshi A* (2017) Graphene-interfaced electrical biosensor for label-free and sensitive detection of foodborne pathogenic E. coli O157:H7Biosensors and Bioelectronics 91, 225-231.

PDFdown41. Bharadwaj S, Mitchell RJ, Qureshi A, Niazi JH* (2017Toxicity evaluation of e-juice and its soluble aerosols generated by electronic cigarettes using recombinant bioluminescent bacteria responsive to specific cellular damagesBiosensors and Bioelectronics 90, 53-60.




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