Asst. Prof. TUĞBA TOPAL


Rektörlük, Medikal Cihaz Tasarım ve Üretim Uygulama ve Araştırma Merkezi


Research Areas: Biomedical Engineering


Names in Publications: Tugba Topal

Email: tugbatopal@ktu.edu.tr
Web: https://avesis.ktu.edu.tr/tugbatopal
Office: Medikal Cihaz Tasarım, Üretim, Uygulama ve Araştırma Merkezi (Metam)
Address: Karadeniz Teknik Universitesi - Medikal Cihaz Tasarım, Üretim, Uygulama ve Araştırma Merkezi -Ortahisar, Trabzon 61080

Education Information

2019 - 2020

2019 - 2020

Post Doctorate

National Institute of Health (NIH), National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Spinal Circuits and Plasticity, United States Of America

2018 - 2019

2018 - 2019

Post Doctorate

University of Michigan, College of Engineering, Chemical Engineering, United States Of America

2014 - 2018

2014 - 2018

Doctorate

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, College of Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, United States Of America

2012 - 2014

2012 - 2014

Postgraduate

University of Michigan, College of Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, United States Of America

Dissertations

2018

2018

Doctorate

Thesis: The Effects of Mechanical Forces on Human Embryonic Stem Cell Behavior

University of Michigan

Foreign Languages

C2 Mastery

C2 Mastery

English

Certificates, Courses and Trainings

2023

2023

CA21151: 1st HAPLO iPS TRAINING SCHOOL

Health&Medicine

COST

Research Areas

Biomedical Engineering

Academic Titles / Tasks

2023 - Continues

2023 - Continues

Assistant Professor

Karadeniz Technical University, Rektörlük, Medikal Cihaz Tasarım Ve Üretim Uygulama Ve Araştırma Merkezi

2023 - Continues

2023 - Continues

Assistant Professor

Karadeniz Technical University, Fen Fakültesi, Moleküler Biyoloji Ve Genetik

2020 - 2023

2020 - 2023

Lecturer PhD

Usak University

2019 - 2020

2019 - 2020

Research Assistant PhD

NIH, NINDS

2018 - 2019

2018 - 2019

Research Assistant PhD

University of Michigan, College of Engineering, Chemical Engineering

2012 - 2018

2012 - 2018

Research Assistant

University of Michigan, College of Engineering, Biomedical Engineering

Managerial Experience

2023 - 2023

2023 - 2023

Head of Department

Karadeniz Technical University, Fen Fakültesi, Moleküler Biyoloji Ve Genetik

2020 - 2023

2020 - 2023

Erasmus Program Institutional Coordinator

Usak University

Refereed Congress / Symposium Publications in Proceedings

2017

2017

Cyclic Forces Induce Rapid Differentiation of human embryonic stem cells

TOPAL T., Hong X., Xue X., Fan Z., Nguyen J., Deng C., et al.

TERMIS - Americas Conference and Exhibition, Charlottetown, Canada, 3 - 06 December 2017, vol.23 identifier

2016

2016

Acoustic Tweezing Cytometry (ATC) Dictates Stress Induced Differentiation in Human Embryonic Stem Cells (hESCs)

TOPAL T., Hong X., Deng C. X., Krebsbach P. H.

TERMIS - Americas Conference and Exhibition, California, United States Of America, 11 - 14 December 2016, vol.22 identifier

2016

2016

Acoustic Tweezing Cytometry (ATC) on Dissociated Human Embryonic Stem Cells (HESCS)

Hong X., Xue X., TOPAL T., Fu J., Deng C. X.

60th Annual Meeting of the Biophysical-Society, Los-Angeles, Chile, 27 February - 02 March 2016, vol.110 identifier

Memberships / Tasks in Scientific Organizations

2023 - Continues

2023 - Continues

The European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST) | CA21151: Haplo-iPS

Member

2023 - Continues

2023 - Continues

The European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST) | CA20140 - CorEuStem: The European Network for Stem Cell Core Facilities (CorEuStem)

Member

2019 - 2023

2019 - 2023

Gordon Research Conference/ Seminar | Stem Cells & Cancer

Chairman

Awards

October 2023

October 2023

Travel Award

5Th International Conference On Stem Cells

January 2018

January 2018

Graduate Student Shooting Star Award

Cellular And Molecular Bioengineering Conference

December 2016

December 2016

Scientist Award

Tissue Engineering And Regenerative Medicine International Society (Termis)- Am

June 2014

June 2014

1st Place Poster Award

International 10Th Nanoscience & Nanotechnology Conference



Congress and Symposium Activities

13 May 2023 - 19 May 2023

13 May 2023 - 19 May 2023

Gordon Research Conference

Session Moderator

Lucca-Italy

20 October 2021 - 20 October 2021

20 October 2021 - 20 October 2021

Gebze Technical University

Invited Speaker

Kocaeli-Turkey

07 January 2020 - 07 January 2020

07 January 2020 - 07 January 2020

InSitro

Invited Speaker

California-United States Of America

15 August 2019 - 16 August 2019

15 August 2019 - 16 August 2019

NIH- NINDS

Invited Speaker

Maryland-United States Of America

15 July 2019 - 17 July 2019

15 July 2019 - 17 July 2019

General Electric (GE) Healthcare

Invited Speaker

Utah-United States Of America

10 July 2019 - 11 July 2019

10 July 2019 - 11 July 2019

City of Hope

Invited Speaker

California-United States Of America

19 June 2019 - 19 June 2019

19 June 2019 - 19 June 2019

Ivivo Medical

Invited Speaker

Massachusetts-United States Of America

22 March 2019 - 29 March 2019

22 March 2019 - 29 March 2019

Gordon Research Conference/ Seminar

Invited Speaker

California-United States Of America

20 March 2019 - 21 March 2019

20 March 2019 - 21 March 2019

Intel Corp.

Invited Speaker

Oregon-United States Of America

02 January 2018 - 06 January 2018

02 January 2018 - 06 January 2018

Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering (CMBE) International Conference

Invited Speaker

Florida-United States Of America

20 March 2017 - 24 March 2017

20 March 2017 - 24 March 2017

International Association of Dental Research (IADR)

Invited Speaker

California-United States Of America

07 October 2015 - 10 October 2015

07 October 2015 - 10 October 2015

Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) International Conference

Invited Speaker

Florida-United States Of America

Invited Talks

October 2021

October 2021

Bioengineering Approaches to Force Stem Cells to Behave on Cellular Microenvironment

Seminar

Gebze Teknik Üniversitesi-Turkey

January 2020

January 2020

Bioengineering Approaches to Force Stem Cells to Behave on Cellular Microenvironment

Seminar

InSitro-United States Of America

August 2019

August 2019

Forcing Stem Cells to Behave: Bioengineering Approaches to Dissect the Mechanobiology of Human Pluripotent Stem Cells

Seminar

NIH- NINDS-United States Of America

July 2019

July 2019

Forcing Stem Cells to Behave: Bioengineering Approaches to Dissect the Mechanobiology of Human Pluripotent Stem Cells

Seminar

General Electric (GE) Healthcare-United States Of America

June 2019

June 2019

The Effects of Mechanical Forces on Human Embryonic Stem Cell Behavior

Seminar

Ivivo Medical-United States Of America

April 2019

April 2019

The Effects of Mechanical Forces on Human Embryonic Stem Cell Behavior

Seminar

Intel Corp.-United States Of America

March 2019

March 2019

Integrin-Targeted Cyclic Forces Accelerate Neural Tube-Like Rosette Formation from Human Embryonic Stem Cells

Conference

Gordon Research Conference-United States Of America

January 2018

January 2018

Acoustic tweezer induced cyclic forces mediate rapid epithelial-mesenchymal transition in human embryonic stem cells

Conference

Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering (CMBE) International Conference-United States Of America

Scholarships

2019 - 2020

2019 - 2020

NIH Postdoctoral Fellowship

University

2018 - 2019

2018 - 2019

University of Michigan, Postdoctoral Fellowship

University

2016 - 2018

2016 - 2018

University of Michigan- Biomedical Engineering - Graduate Student Research Assistant

University

2010 - 2018

2010 - 2018

YLYS 1416

Ministry of Education

2015 - 2016

2015 - 2016

University of Michigan, Biomedical Engineering - Graduate Student Instructor

University