Dr. Göksu Çinar Çiftçi

Project title

Horizon 2020 Exilva Project  ( www.h2020-exilva.com/ )


Prof. Lars Wågberg


This project has received funding from the Bio Based Industries Joint Undertaking under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme.


  • Hamsici, S.; Sardan, E. M; Cinar Ciftci, G.; Tekinay, A. B.; Guler, M. O., Gemcitabine integrated nano-prodrug carrier system. Bioconjugate Chemistry 2017, 28, 1491.
  • Zengin, A.; Cinar, G.; Guler, M. O., Controlled enzymatic stability and release characteristics of supramolecular chiral peptide amphiphile nanofiber gels. Current Applied Physics 2017, 17, 785.
  • Borges, J.; Sousa, M. P.; Cinar, G.; Caridade, S. G.; Guler, M. O.; Mano, J. F.; Nanoengineering hybrid supramolecular multilayered biomaterials using polysaccharides and self-assembling peptide amphiphiles. Advanced Functional Materials 2017, 27, 1605122-n/a (inside cover).
  • Hamsici, S.; Cinar, G.; Celebioglu, A.; Uyar, T.; Tekinay, A. B.; Guler, M. O., Bioactive peptide functionalized aligned cyclodextrin nanofibers for neurite outgrowth. Journal of Materials Chemistry B 2017, 5, 517.
  • Cinar, G.; Ozdemir, A.; Hamsici, S.; Gunay, G; Tekinay, A. B.; Guler, M. O., Local delivery of doxorubicin through supramolecular peptide amphiphile nanofiber gels. Biomaterials Science 2017, 5, 67.
  • Sardan, E. M; Cinar, G.; Khalily, M. A; Guler, M. O., Self-assembled peptide nanostructures for functional materials. Nanotechnology 2016, 27, 402002.
  • Cinar, G.; Orujalipoor, I.; Su, C.; Jeng, U; Ide, S.; Guler, M. O., Supramolecular nanostructure formation of coassembled amyloid inspired peptides. Langmuir 2016, 32, 6506.
  • Cinar, G.; Mumcuoglu, D.; Tekinay, A. B.; Guler, M. O., Nanosized delivery systems for tissue regeneration. Therapeutic Nanomaterials; Wiley, 2016, 7-22, ISBN: 978-1-118-98745-2.
  • Mammadov, R.; Cinar, G.; Gunduz, N., Goktas, M., Kayhan, H.; Tohumeken, S.; Topal, A. E.; Orujalipoor, I.; Dana, A.; Ide, S.; Tekinay, A. B.; Guler, M. O., Virus-like nanostructures for tuning immune response. Scientific reports 2015, 5, 16728.
  • Goktas, M.; Cinar, G.; Orujalipoor, I.; Ide, S.; Tekinay, A. B.; Guler, M. O., Self-assembled peptide amphiphile nanofibers and PEG composite hydrogels as tunable ECM mimetic microenvironment. Biomacromolecules 2015, 16, 1247.
  • Garifullin, R.; Ustahuseyin, O.; Celebioglu, A.; Cinar, G.; Uyar, T.; Guler, M. O., Noncovalent functionalization of a nanofibrous network with a bio-inspired heavy metal binding peptide. RSC Advances 2013, 3, 24215.
  • Cinar, G.ǂ; Ayas, S.ǂ; Ozkan, A. D.; Soran, Z.; Ekiz, O.; Kocaay, D.; Tomak, A.; Toren, P.; Kaya, Y.; Tunc, I.; Zareie, H.; Tekinay, T.; Tekinay, A. B.; Guler, M. O.; Dâna, A., Label-free nanometer-resolution imaging of biological architectures through Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering. Scientific reports 2013, 3, 2624.
  • Cinar, G.; Ceylan, H.; Urel, M.; Erkal, T. S.; Deniz Tekin, E.; Tekinay, A. B.; Dâna, A.; Guler, M. O., Amyloid inspired self-assembled peptide nanofibers. Biomacromolecules 2012, 13, 3377.

Academic background

2011–2016 Doctor of Philosophy in Materials Science and Nanotechnology

  Bilkent University, Ankara (Turkey)

Thesis: Self-assembled peptide based biomaterials for drug delivery and regenerative medicine

2006–2011 Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering (cum laude)

  Middle East Technical University (METU), Ankara (Turkey)


Born in 1988, Samsun/Turkey. Graduated from Samsun Atatürk Anatolian High School in 2006.

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