Publications

Articles in Scientific Journals:
18. Elitas M., Dhar N., Denevaud N., Maerkl S.J., McKinney J.D. High-content screen of a M. smegmatisknockout library provides insights into bacterial persistence and individuality. Manuscript in preparation (Nature Biotechnology).
17. Khan Z., Muslu T., Kahraman K., Karamahmutoglu H., Elitas M., Yuce M., Budak H. (2018) A comprehensive analysis of monocot plant roots under osmotic stress using polydimethylsiloxane-based fluidic device, Submitted.
16. Elitas M. (2018), On-chip isoniazid exposure of Mycobacterium smegmatis penicillin-binding protein (PBP) mutant using time-lapse fluorescent microscopy, Under Review.
15. Yildizhan Y., Gogebakan U., Alara A., Islam M., Martinez-Duarte R., Elitas M. (2018), Quantitative investigation for dielectrophoretic effect of fluorescent dyes at single-cell resolution, Under Review.
14. Yildizhan Y., Erdem N., Islam M., Martinez-Duarte R., Elitas M. (2017), Dielectrophoretic separation of live and dead monocytes using 3D carbon-electrodes, Sensors, 17, 2691.
13. Elitas M. (2017) Isoniazid Killing of Mycobacterium smegmatis NADH Pyrophosphatase Mutant at Single-Cell Level using Microfluidics and Time-Lapse Microscopy, Scientific Reports, 7, Article number: 10770.
12. Elitas M. (2017) Effect of Glioma-Macrophage Interaction on Tumor Sphere Formation, Acıbadem Üniversitesi Sağlık Bilimleri Dergisi, ASB-2946, Doi: 10.31067/0.2018.44.
11. Elitas M., Sadeghi S., Karamahmutoglu H., Gozuacik D., Turhal N. S. (2017) Microfabricated Platforms to Quantitatively Investigate Cellular Behaviors Under Influence of Chemical Gradients, Biomedical Physics & Engineering Express, 3, 035023.
10. 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 Technology6, e-ISSN: 2278-0181.
9. Elitas M., Yuce M., Budak H. (2017) Microfabriacated tools for Quantitative Plant Biology, Analyst, 142, 835-848
8. Elitas M. Dhar N., Schneider K., Valero A., Braschler T., McKinney J. D., and Renaud P. (2017) Dielectrophoresis as a single cell characterization method for bacteria, Biomedical Physics & Engineering Express, 3, 015005.
7. Elitas M., Zeinali S, (2016) Modeling and Simulation of EGF-CSF-1 pathway to investigate glioma–macrophage interaction in brain tumors, International Journal of Cancer Studies and Research,S5:001, 1-8.
6. Elitas M., Martinez-Duarte R., Dhar N., McKinney J.D., Renaud P. (2014) Dielectrophoresis-based purification of antibiotic-treated bacterial subpopulations, Lab Chip, 14, 1850-1857.
5. Elitas M., Brower K., Lu Y., Chen J.J., Fan R., A Microchip Platform for Interrogating Tumor-Immune Cell Communication at the Single-Cell Level, Lab Chip, 14, 3582.
4. Wei, W., Shin Y., Ma C., Wang J, Elitas M., Fan R., Heat J.R. (2013) Microchip platforms for multiplex single-cell functional proteomics with applications to immunology and cancer research, Genome Medicine, 5: 75.
3. Ma C., Fan R., and Elitas M. (2013) Single cell functional proteomics for assessing immune response in cancer therapy: technology, methods and applications, Frontiers in Tumor Immunity.
2. Elitas M., Khan S., Nergiz A.O., Sabanovic A. (2011) Task-based bilateral control for microsystems application,AUTOMATIKA, 52-2, 107-117.
1. Sabanovic A., Elitas M.,Ohnishi K. (2008) Sliding modes in constrained systems control, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics55-9: 3332-3339.
 

Papers in Conference Proceedings:

19. Vural S., Kaygusuz D., Shab’h S., Lucas S.J., Aytekin A.O., Elitas M. (2018) Loop-mediated isothermal amplification based biosensor for detection of genetically modified soybeans, 28th Anniversary World Congress on Biosensors, Miami, Florida, USA, 12-15 June 2018.
18. Karamahmutoglu H., Cetin M., Yagci T., Elitas M. (2018). Behavior of HepG2 liver cancer cells using microfluidic-microscopy: a preliminary study. Microfluidics, BioMEMS, and Medical Microsystems, XVI, CA, USA, 19 February 2018.
17. Yildizhan Y., Cerit E.O., Erdem N., Elitas M. (2017) Characterization and separation of M1 and M2 type macrophages using 3D carbon electrode dielectrophoresis, Nanoworld Conference, Boston, USA. 03-05 April 2017.
16. Senuysal H., Tansug T. and Elitas M., (2016) Continuous Surgical Stapler, The 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC’16), FL, USA. 17-20 August 2016.
15. Elitas M, (2016) Development of microfabricated tools to investigate immune cell-tumor cell interactions, Journal of Clinical & Cellular Immunology, 7, ISSN: 2155-9899.
14. Khan Z., Budak H. and Elitas M., (2016) Microfluidic tools for quantitative plant biology, Lab-on-a-Chip & Microfluidics 2016, Madrid, Spain.
13. Elitas M., et al., (2016) Everolimus’un Radyoterapi’ye Bagli Deneysel Pulmoner Fibroz Uzerine Etkisi, 6. Turk Tibbi Onkoloji Kongresi.
12. Evliymaoglu, K.O, Elitas, M. (2016) Design and Development of a Self-Adaptive, Reconfigurable and Low-Cost Robotic Arm, ICMRE2016.
11. Elitas M., Fan R. (2015) Cellular heterogeneity: Role of variability and noise in biological decision-making, Heterogeneity in Glioma – Macrophage Interaction and Its Quantification in terms of Protein Expression, EMBL.
10. Elitas M., Khan S., Nergiz A.O., Sabanovic A. (2008) Function based control for bilateral systems in tele-micromanipulation.AMC, The 10thInternational Workshop on Advanced Motion Control.
9. Khan S., Nergiz A.O., Elitas M., Patoglu V., Sabanovic A. (2007) A hybrid force-position controller based man-machine interface for manipulation of micro objects. IEEE MHS, IEEE International Symposium on MicroNanoMechatronics and Human Science.
8. Sabanovic A., Elitas M.(2007) SMC based bilateral control. IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics.
7. Elitas M., Sabanovic A. (2007) Controlling interactions in motion control system. 5th IFAC Intl. WS DECOM-TT.
6. Khan S., Elitas M., Kunt E.D., Şabanovic A. (2006) Discrete sliding mode control of piezo actuator in nano-scale range. IIEEE/ICIT, International Conference on Industrial Technology.
5. Sabanovic A., Khan S., Elitas M., Jezernik K. (2006) Sliding mode adaptive controller for PZT actuators. 32ndAnnual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society.
4. Sabanovic A., Abidi K.S., Elitas M.  (2006) A study on high accuracy discrete-time sliding mode control. EPE- PEMC, 12thInternational Power Electronics and Motion Control Conference.
3. Elitas M., Hocaoglu M.A., Şabanoviç A. (2007) Bilateral control for biomedical field. IEEE (Co-Sponsor) TOK (Turkish Automatic Control)
2. Elitas M., Deniz E., Şabanoviç A. (2006) Design of haptic devices for micro parts handling. IEEE (Co-Sponsor) TOK, (Turkish Automatic Control).
1. Elitas M., Deniz E., Acer M., Şabanoviç A. (2006) Functional control for bilateral systems. IEEE (Co-Sponsor) TOK, (Turkish Automatic Control).

 

Book Chapters & Technical Notes:
2. Shal S., Elitas M. (2017) A simple bubble-free cell loading technique for culturing mammalian cells on lab-on-a-chip devices. Chips and Tips RSS.
1. Evliyaoglu, K. O. and Elitas, M., (2016) Design and Development of a Self-Adaptive, Reconfigurable and Low-Cost Robotic Arm, Mechatronics and Robotics Engineering for Advanced and Intelligent Manufacturing, Lect. Notes Mechanical Engineering, Springer, ISBN: 978-3-33580-3.

 

Patents & Utility Models:
2. Senuysal H., Tansug T., Elitas M. (2017) Continuous Surgical Stapler. Patent proposal submıtted toTurkish Patent and Trademark Institute.
1. Tansug T., Taskıran T., Zeinali S., Elitas M. (2017) Laparoscopic Surgery Tool. SUP0100, Turkish Patent and Trademark Institute.

 

Presentation / Attendance in Conferences, Seminars, Workshops, Symposiums
33. Elitas M., Microfabricated Tools for Quantitative Biology, in the context of Bacterial Antibiotic Tolerance and Cancer Heterogeneity, Anadolu Medical Center, 15 June 2017.
32. Elitas M., Understanding of Hepatocellular Cancer Biology and Sorafenib – Killing Mechanisms Using Microfluidic Platforms, 2017 Microfluidics, Physics & Chemistry of Gordon Research Conference,Barga, Italy. 04 – 09 June 2017.
31. Elitas M., Microfabricated Tools for Quantitative Biology, in the context of Bacterial Antibiotic Tolerance and Cancer Heterogeneity, Acibadem University, 24 May 2017.
30. Elitas M., Microfabricated Tools for Quantitative Biology, in the context of Bacterial Antibiotic Tolerance and Cancer Heterogeneity, Yeditepe University, 24 May 2017.
29. Uluç N., Aytaç-Kipergil E., Demirkıran A., Elitas M.,Özören N., Ünlü M.B., (2017) PA signal produced by PDMS phantoms with different concentrations of cells using a novel fiber laser, SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, CA, USA. 28 January – 2 February 2017.
28. Yildizhan Y., Cerit E.O., Erdem N., Elitas M. (2017) Characterization and separation of M1 and M2 type macrophages using 3D carbon electrode dielectrophoresis, BioMEMs and Microlduidic: Technologies and Applications Conference in Boston, USA. 03-05 April 2017.
27. Yildizhan Y., Cerit E.O., Erdem N., Elitas M. (2017) Characterization and separation of M1 and M2 type macrophages using 3D carbon electrode dielectrophoresis, Lab-on-a-Chip & Microfluidics, Germany. 10 May 2017 – 11 May 2017.
26. Mutlu M., Elitas M. (2016) Design and development of motorized placer for balloon uterine stents in gynecology, ICBBE 2016: International Conference on Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, Istanbul, Turkey, 19-20 December 2016.
25. Elitas M. (2016) Microfabricated tools to investigate antibiotic resistant bacterial subpopulations, 9thNational Molecular Microbiology Conference, Antalya, Turkey, 16-20 December 2016.
24. Tekelioglu B.K., Celik C., Elitas M., Ceydeli I. (2016) The evaluation of high school students background knowledge on viral, microbial diseases and waste batteries and dangerous goods which harms public and environmental health. 1stInternational Mediterranean Science and Engineering, Adana, Turkey, 26-28 October 2016.
23. Elitas M. (2016) Development of Microfabricated Tools to Investigate Immune Cell-Tumor Cell Interactions, 5th European Immunology Conference, Berlin, Germany.
22. Elitas M. (2016) Tools for Quantitative Biology and Personalized Medicine,Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey.
21. Elitas M. (2016) Tools for Quantitative Biology and Personalized Medicine,METU, Ankara, Turkey.
20. Elitas M., Fan R. (2015)Heterogeneity in Glioma – Macrophage Interaction and Its Quantification in terms of Protein Expression, EMBO|EMBL Symposium: Cellular heterogeneity: Role of variability and noise in Biological decision-making, Heidelberg, Germany.
19. Elitas M., et al. (2014) A Microchip Platform for Interrogating Glioma-Macrophage                  Communication at the Single-Cell Level, Fifth Annual Physical BMES, TX, USA.
18. Elitas M., et al. (2014) A Microchip Platform for Interrogating Glioma-Macrophage                        Communication at the Single-Cell Level, Fifth Annual Physical Sciences Oncology Centers (PS-OCs) Network Investigators’ Meeting, MD, USA.
17. Elitas M. (2013) Microfabricated Tools for Quantitative Biology in the Context of Bacterial Antibiotic Tolerance and Cancer Heterogeneity, Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey.
16. Elitas M. (2013) Microfabricated Tools for Quantitative Biology in the Context of Bacterial Antibiotic Tolerance and Cancer Heterogeneity, Koc University, Istanbul, Turkey.
15. Elitas M. (2013) Microfabricated Tools for Quantitative Biology in the Context of Bacterial Antibiotic Tolerance and Cancer Heterogeneity, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey.
14 Elitas M., et al., (2012) High-Throughput Single-Cell Microfluidics-Microscopy Reveals Antibiotic Persistence Genes in Mycobacteria, EMBL Conference: Microfluidics 2012, Heidelberg, Germany.
13. Elitas M. (2012) Single Cell Analysis of Mycobacterium Persistence Using Microfabricated Tools, Yale University, CT, USA.
12. Elitas M. (2012) Single Cell Analysis of Mycobacterium Persistence Using Microfabricated Tools, MIT, MA, USA.
11. Elitas M. (2012) Single Cell Analysis of Mycobacterium Persistence Using Microfabricated Tools, Harvard Medical School, MA, USA.
10. Elitas M. (2011) Single Cell Analysis of Mycobacterium Persistence Using Microfabricated Tools, Sabanci University, Turkey.
9. Elitas M., et al., (2011) Using Timelapse Microfluidic-Microscopy to Understand Bacterial Persistence, EPMT, Switzerland.
8. Elitas M., et al., (2010) CMI Annual Review Meeting, EPFL, Switzerland.
7. Elitas M., et al., (2009) Separation of Antibiotic Treated Mycobacterial Subpopulations Using Multiple-Frequency Dielectrophoresis, µTAS, Jeju, South Korea.
6. Elitas M., et al., (2009) CMI Annual Review Meeting, EPFL, Switzerland.
5. Elitas M., et al. (2008) Liquid Electrodes and Multiple Frequency Dielectrophoresis for Studying Bacterial Persistence to Antibiotics, NanoBioTech, Montreux, Switzerland.
4. Elitas M., et al. (2007) The 5th IFAC Intl. WS DECOM-TT 2007, Cesme, Turkey.
3. Elitas M. (2007) İTÜRO, Istanbul, Turkey.
2. Elitas M., et al. (2006) Turkish Automatic Control Symposium, Ankara, Turkey.
1. Elitas M., et al. (2006) American University of Cairo, Cairo, EGYPT.

Funding

2015.10.01-2016.10.01  TUBITAK 2232, Turkish Oncology Group (TOG).
2018.06.01-2020.12.01 TUBITAK 3501
2019.01/19-2021.01.19 Marie Curie IF

 

Organization of International conferences

2016 Cost Action MP1305 Workshop “Experimental Flowing Matter, Istanbul, Turkey.
2006 Organization committee member, 9thInternational Workshop on Advanced Motion Control (AMC’06), Istanbul, Turkey.

Workshops, Courses

2016 Coat Action MP1305 Workshop “Experimental Flowing Matter, Istanbul, Turkey.
2011 Management of Innovation and Technology Transfer Course, EPFL, Switzerland.
2008 Optical Microscopy course offered at the Marine Biological Laboratory, MA.