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Umut A. GURKAN, Ph.D.

Scientific Advisor

Umut Atakan GÜRKAN, Ph.D. - Koek Biotechnology

Umut Atakan GÜRKAN, Ph.D.

Scientific Advisor
Case Biomanufacturing and Microfabrication Laboratory, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, Department of Orthopaedics, Case Western Reserve University

Umut A. Gurkan is leading the CASE Biomanufacturing and Microfabrication Laboratory (CASE-BML) at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU). Inspired by modern advanced manufacturing methods, the primary focus of CASE-BML is developing micro/nano-scale technologies and biomanufacturing complex multiscale biological systems for blood cell research, cardiovascular medicine, orthopaedics, musculoskeletal research, regenerative medicine, and advanced cell therapies.

Selected Awards
  • Clinical and Translational Science Collaborative Annual Pilot Award (2014)
  • Case School of Engineering Research Award (2014)
  • Doris Duke Innovations in Clinical Research Award (2013)
  • Steve Garverick Memorial Innovation Incentive Award (2013)
  • Belcher-Weir Family Pediatric Innovation Award (2013)
  • Wyss Award for Translational Research, IEEE-Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (2011)
  • Partners in Excellence Award for Outstanding Community Contributions (2011)
  • Geddes-Laufman-Greatbatch Outstanding Graduate Student Award (2009)
  • Top Dissertation Proposal Award, Purdue University (2009)
  • PostDoc, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard-MIT HST
  • Ph.D., Purdue University, Biomedical Engineering
  • B.S., Middle East Technical University, Mechanical Engineering
  • B.S., Middle East Technical University, Chemical Engineering

Team

Utkan DEMIRCI, Ph.D.
Utkan DEMIRCI, Ph.D.
Co-Founder, Scientific Advisor
Umut A. GURKAN, Ph.D.
Umut A. GURKAN, Ph.D.
Scientific Advisor
Selçuk KILINÇ, MD
Selçuk KILINÇ, MD
Co-Founder, General Manager
Emre MEMO
Emre MEMO
Production and Labs Manager
Tuğba CAN
Tuğba CAN
Production Assistant
Can ÜNLÜ
Can ÜNLÜ
Production Assistant 
Sema ÖZÇİFTCİ
Sema ÖZÇİFTCİ
Production Assistant 
Duygu ARDAHAN
Duygu ARDAHAN
Sales and Marketing Manager 
Işıl KARMONA
Işıl KARMONA
Sales and Representative Assistant
Sultan KANDEMIR
Sultan KANDEMIR
Customer Relations Representative
Sebahat ŞENER
Sebahat ŞENER
Customer Relations Representative

About Koek Biotech

As a result of KOEK LABS innovative works, development of microchip technology has been achieved using determine with antigen-antibody interactions and ambient temperature for counting, relasing of label free live cells.

Contact Us

Phone
+90 (232) 236 7814

E-Mail
info@koekbiotech.com

Address
Dokuz Eylul University Inciralti Campus DEPARK Health Olive Building Mithatpasa Street No: 56/20-215 Balcova / IZMIR TURKEY