Name: Gulen Yesilbag Tonga

Country: United States


Harvard Medical School and Boston Children`s Hospital

Phone no: 413-4060791

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38 Highland St. Apt. 11 Lowell, MA 01852

Research Interests:

• Conventional multi-step organic/polymer synthesis and characterization
• Synthesis and characterization of metallic nanoparticles (gold and iron oxide nanoparticles)
• Mammalian cell-based bioassays
• Spectroscopy (FTIR, NMR, UV-Vis and Fluorescence)
• Microscopy (TEM, confocal microscopy)
• Dynamic light scattering (DLS), isothermal titration calorimetry (ITC), zeta potential, flow cytometry
• Thermogravimetric analysis (TGA) and molecular weight analysis (GPC, Gel Electrophoresis) 


• American Chemical Society Award for Outstanding Poster Presentation (2016)
• AfterCollege Science Student Scholarship (2016)
• Graduate Student Travel Grant Award by University of Massachusetts (2016)
• LiquiGlide Award for Outstanding Poster Presentation (2015)
• 2015 Umass Innovation Challenge, 2nd Place (2015)
• The Glass Family Product Demonstration Award (2015)
• 2014 Umass Innovation Challenge, Two-minute Pitch 2nd Place (2014)
• Gilead Sciences and Uche Anyanwu Award for Outstanding Poster Presentation (2014)
• Fulbright Opportunity Funds (2010)
• Publication Award from the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (2008-2010)
• Publication Award from Bogazici University (2008-2009)
• Graduate Student Travel Grant Award by Bogazici University (2008)
• Ranked 2nd in 2010, B.S. Chemistry, Bogazici University, Turkey
• Outstanding Success Scholarship, Turkish Education Foundation Scholarship (TEV)
• Turkish Education Foundation Scholarship (TEV) (2004-2008)
• Ranked 1st in High School (2003)