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Baran Arslan, PhD

Baran Arslan

Baran Arslan, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Associate

Working with Dr. Bernard Van Wie

Cell culture process development and biomanufacturing of Cytotoxic T cells, Isolation of therapeutic cells, Proteins and their interactions with biomolecules and surfaces

Office: Wegner 340C
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The Gene and Linda Voiland
School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering
1505 Stadium Way, Room 105
P.O. Box 646515
Washington State University
Pullman, WA 99164-6515

Research Experience

  1. Postdoctoral Research Associate – Washington State University, Pullman, WA, USA, 2016–Present
    Research Project: Biomanufacturing: Polymer Protective Effector T-Cell Isolation and Centrifugal Bioreactor Expansion for a Parasitic Disease Model with Relevance in Human Cancer Treatment
  2. Graduate Research Assistant – Washington State University, Pullman, WA, USA, 2012–2016
    Research Project: Investigating the binding phenomena of cellulose degrading enzymes to lignocellulosic biomass by utilizing atomic force microscopy for bioenergy applications
  3. Graduate Research Assistant – Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey, 2010–2012
    Research Project: Investigation of Carbon Dioxide Absorption Performance of Ionic liquid-CO2 Binding Organic Liquid Hybrid Solvent Systems Education
  4. Education

    • Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, USA, 2016
    • M.S. Chemical Engineering, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey, 2012
    • B.S. Chemical Engineering, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey, 2010

    Selected Publications

    1. Baran Arslan, Mert Colpan, Nehal I. Abu-Lail, Alla S. Kostyukova “An AFM Investigation of the Nanoscale Forces that Govern the Interactions between Actin and Proteins of Tropomodulin Family” Biophysical Journal, 2017 112 (3), 562a
    2. Baran Arslan, Kirstin Egerton, Xiao Zhang and Nehal I. Abu-Lail “Effects of Surface Morphology and Conformation of Biopolymers on the Nanoscale Interaction Forces Measured between Lignocellulosic Biomass and Self-Assembled Monolayers” Langmuir 2017 33 (27), 6857–6868
    3. Baran Arslan, Mert Colpan, Xiaohui Ju, Xiao Zhang, Alla Kostyukova and Nehal I. Abu-Lail “The Effects of Non-cellulosic compounds on the Nanoscale Interaction Forces Measured between Carbohydrate-Binding Module and Lignocellulosic Biomass” Biomacromolecules, 2016, 17 (5), 1705–1715
    4. Baran Arslan, Xiaohui Ju, Xiao Zhang and Nehal I. Abu-Lail “Heterogeneity and Specificity of Nanoscale Adhesion Forces Measured between Self-Assembled Monolayers and Lignocellulosic Substrates: A Chemical Force Microscopy Study” Langmuir, 2015, 31 (37), pp 10233–10245
    5. Baran Arslan, Nehal I. Abu-Lail “Applications of Atomic Force Microscopy of Cellulosic Materials” Book Chapter in “Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM): Principles, Modes of Operation and Limitations” Nova Science Publisher, Inc. March 2014