About me

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]sabanciuniv.edu




My CV Download (updated Jan 2017) – PDF or MS-Word or ARBIS-CV-(Turkish)

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.
http://microsystems.sabanciuniv.edu/biosensor/index.phpM.Sc. 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  (2015-2018) >>For complete list click here

SCI Journal Articles  (*-Corresponding author) [PUBMED]

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.


44. Birinci Y, Niazi JH, Basaga H (2017) Enhancing Antioxidant Cellular Defense by Using Quercetin Loaded TiO2 Nanoparticles in Swiss 3T3 Albino Mouse Fibroblast CellsJournal of Nanomedicine and Nanotechnology. S8, DOI: 10.4172/2157-7439.S8-001.

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.

PDFdown40. Chouhan RS, Panday A, Qureshi A*, Ozguz V, Niazi JH* (2016Nanomaterial resistant microorganism mediated reduction of graphene oxideColloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces 146, 39-46.

PDFdown39. Chouhan RS, Qureshi A, Yagci B, Gülgün MA, V Ozguz, Niazi JH* (2016) Biotransformation of multi-walled carbon nanotubes mediated by nanomaterial resistant soil bacteria. Chemical Engineering Journal, 298, 1-9.

PDFdown38. Niazi JH*, Pandey A, Gurbuz Y, Ozguz V, Qureshi A (2016Cells-on-chip based transducer platform for probing toxicity of metal nanoparticlesSensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 231, 659–665.

PDFdown37. Qureshi A*, Gurbuz Y and Niazi JH* (2015Label-free capacitance based aptasensor platform for the detection of HER2/ErbB2 cancer biomarker in serumSensors and Actuators B. Chemical 220, 1145-1151.

PDFdown36. Pandey A, Chouhan RS, Gurbuz Y, Niazi JH* and Qureshi A* (2015S. cerevisiae whole-cell based capacitive biochip for the detection of toxicity of different forms of carbon nanotubesSensors and Actuators B. Chemical, 218, 253-260.

PDFdown35. Chouhan RS, Qureshi A and Niazi JH* (2015Determining the fate of fluorescent quantum dots on surface of engineered budding S. cerevisiae cell molecular landscapeBiosensors and Bioelectronics 69, 26-33.

PDFdown34. Qureshi A*, Gurbuz Y and Niazi JH* (2015Capacitive aptamer-antibody based sandwich assay for the detection of VEGF cancer biomarker in serumSensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 209, 645-651.

PDFdown33. Niazi JH*, Verma SK, Niazi S and Qureshi A (2015In vitro HER2 protein-induced affinity dissociation of carbon nanotube-wrapped anti-HER2 aptamers for HER2 protein detectionAnalyst, 140, 243-240.

PDFdown32. Qureshi A,* Pandey A, Chouhan RS, Gurbuz Y, and Niazi JH* (2015Whole-cell based label-free capacitive biosensor for rapid nanosize-dependent toxicity detection. Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 67, 100-106.




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