Nurdan Erdem

Nurdan Erdem, BSc. Sabanci University, Molecular Biology, Genetics and Bioengineering (2017), Double major with Computer Science and Engineering (2018)


Erdem N., Yildizhan Y., Elitas M. (2017) A Numerical Approach for Dielectrophoretic Characterization and Separation of Human Hematopoietic Cells. International Journal of Engineering Research and Technology, 6, e-ISSN: 2278-0181.

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Research interests: Computational and Systems Biology, Numerical Dielectrophoresis, Drug Interactions, Thermodynamical Modeling of Gene Regulation.

Project at Biomechatronics Group: Numerical modeling of dielectrophoretic separation of mammalian cells by using a single shell model approach.

Other Projects:

Finding synergistic drug pairs against the plant pathogen Erwinia amylovora (Summer 2015- Present) supervised by Dr. Murat Cokol from Harvard Medical School.

Mutational Robustness: A Side Product of Natural Selection for Robustness to Environmental Fluctuations (Summer 2016- Present) supervised by Dr. Nick Barton and Dr. Tiago Paixao from IST Austria.

Aflatoxin and Fumonisin Levels of Corn Flour in Turkey (Spring 2015-Present) laboratory of Prof. Dr. Selim Cetiner from Sabanci University.


SU Honor Scholarship (Fall 2012-Present)

IST Austria Visiting Scientist Scholarship by OeAD (2016 Summer)

Declaration of honor and high honor (Fall 2013-Present)