M. O. Alas, A. Gungor, R. Genc, E. Erdem (2019) “Feeling the Power: Robust Supercapacitor from Nanostructured Conductive Polymer Fostered with Mn+2 and Carbon Dots” RSC, Nanoscale, Just Accepted Article

S Şimsek, MÖ Alaş, B Özbek, R Genç (2019) “Fluorescent carbon dots from Nerium oleander: Effects of physical conditions and the extract type.”Journal of FluorescenceJust Accepted Article

S Şimsek, MÖ Alaş, B Özbek, R Genç (2019) “Evaluation of the Physical Properties of Fluorescent Carbon Nanodots Synthesized using Nerium oleander Extracts by Microwave-Assisted Synthesis Methods.”Journal of Materials Research and Technology, Just Accepted Article

N Yakuboğulları, R Genç, C Ozverel, F Çöven, A Nalbantsoy, E Bedir (2019)”Development of Adjuvant Nanocarrier Systems for Seasonal Influenza A (H3N2) Vaccine Based on Astragaloside VII and Gum Tragacanth (APS).” Vaccine, Just Accepted Article

Furkan Ayaz, Melis Özge Alaş, Melike Oğuz, Rükan Genç (2019). “Aluminum doped carbon nanodots as potent adjuvants on the mammalian macrophages ”. Molecular Biology Reports

İ.K Akbay, A Güngör, R. Genc, R. Özdemir (2019) “Optimization of Synthesis Parameters for Lead Oxide nanoparticles using Response Surface Methodology”  Selçuk Üniversitesi Mühendislik, Bilim ve Teknoloji Dergisi 7 (2), 298-308


Dogan Çalhan Selda, Alas Melis Özge, Asık Müge, Dinçer Kaya Fadime Nazlı, Genç Rükan (2018). “One-Pot Synthesis of Hydrophilic and Hydrophobic Fluorescent Carbon Dots using Deep Eutectic Solvents as Designer Reaction Media”. Journal of Materials Science, 53: 15362 Doi: 10.1007/s10853- 018-2723-4

Demir Didem, Güres Dilek, Tecim Tugba, Genc, Rükan; Bölgen Nimet (2018). “Magnetic nanoparticle-loaded electrospun poly(ε-caprolactone) nanofibers for drug delivery applications.” Applied Nanoscience, 8: 1461 Doi: 10.1007/s13204-018-0830-9


Baç Burcu, Genc Rükan (2017). “Naked Eye and Smart Phone Applicable Detection of Toxic Mercury Ions using Fluorescent Carbon Nanodots.” Turkish Journal of Chemistry, 41(6), 931-943.Doi: 10.3906/kim-1701-46

Genç Rükan, ,Alas Melis Özge, Harputlu Ersan,Repp Sergey, Kremer Nora, Castellano Mike, Colak Suleyman Gokhan, Ocakoğlu Kasım, Erdem Emre (2017). “High-Capacitance Hybrid Supercapacitor Based on Multi-Colored Fluorescent Carbon-Dots”. Scientific Reports, 7(1), Doi:10.1038/s41598-017-11347-1

Alas Melis Ozge, Genç Rükan (2017). “An investigation into the role of macromolecules of different polarity as passivating agent on the physical, chemical and structural properties offluorescent carbon nanodots.” Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 19(5), Doi: 10.1007/s11051-017-3863-1

Genç Rükan, Ortiz Mayreli, Fatouros Dimitris, OSullivan Ciara (2017). Evaluation of Size, Membrane Integration, and Stability of Three-Component Thermo Sensitive Liposomes as Nanocarriers. Global Journal of Nanomedicine, 2(1), 1-5.

Güngör Ahmet, Genç Rükan, Özdemir Tonguç (2017). “Facile Synthesis of Semiconducting Nanosized 0D and 2D Lead Oxides. Using a Modified Co-Precipitation Method. Journal of the Turkish Chemical Society, Section A: Chemistry, “4, 1017-1030., Doi: 10.18596/jotcsa.329272


Melis Özge Alaş, , Rukan Genç*”Green Synthesis of Fluorescent Carbon Nanoparticles and Investigation of the Effect of Passivating Agent Molecular Weight on Nanoparticle Properties” Sinop Üniversitesi Fen Bilimleri Dergisi, 2016, 1 (2), 123-129.

Sibel Barbaros, Zeynep Meray, Tugba Tecim, Rukan Genç*”Photoactive nanocomplex formed from chlorophyll assembly on TMA-coated iron oxide nanoparticles”Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 2016, 18(185), 1-13. DOI:10.1007/s11051-016-3496-9.

Sibel Barbaros, Rukan Genç* ” Magnetic Nanoparticle Embedded Stimulí RerposnisveHydrogels as Anti-Inflammatory Drug Carriers Dokuz Eylul Universitesi Muhendislik Dergisi, 18(1) pp31-3., 2016. DOI:10.21205/deufmd.20165217543.


Rukan Genc, Gael Clergaud, Mayreli Ortiz, and Ciara K. O’Sullivan, ” Shape directed biomineralization of gold nanoparticles using self-assembled lipid structures” Biomater. Sci., 2014, DOI: 10.1039/c4bm00025k.

Rükan Genç, Mayreli Ortiz, Ciara K. O’Sullivan, “Diffusion controlled synthesis of gold nanoparticles: nano-liposomes as mass transfer barrier.”  Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 2014,  16 (4), 1-5


Gael Clergaud, Rukan Genc, Mayreli Ortiz, and Ciara K. O’Sullivan, “Liposomal Nanoreactors For The Synthesis Of Monodisperse Palladium Nanoparticles Using Glycerol”,  Langmuir, 2013, 29 (49), pp 15405–15413

Melis Şardan, Murat Kılınç, Rükan Genç, Ayşe Begüm Tekinay, Mustafa Ö. Güler, “Cell Penetrating Peptide Amphiphile Integrated Liposomal Systems for Enhanced Delivery of Anticancer Drugs to Tumor Cells” , Faraday Discussions, 2013,166, 269-2810.1039/C3FD00058C


Handan Acar , Rukan Genc , Turan S. Erkal , Mustafa Urel , Aykutlu Dana and Mustafa O. Guler  “Self-Assembled Peptide Nanofiber Templated One-Dimensional Gold Nanostructures Exhibiting Resistive Switching”,  Langmuir. 28 (47), 2012, 2311-2318.

Mohammad Aref Khalily, Oya Ustahuseyin, Ruslan Garifullin, Rukan Genc, and Mustafa O. Guler, “Supramolecular Peptide Nanofiber Templated Pd Nanocatalyst for Efficient Suzuki Coupling Reactions in Aqueous Conditions” Chemical Communications 48, 2012, 11358-11360 (Highlighted in Synfacts 9 (01), 0110-0110).


Rükan Genç, Gael Clergeaud, Mayreli Ortiz, Ciara K. O’Sullivan, “Green synthesis of gold nanoparticles using glycerol incorporated nanoliposomes.” Langmuir 27 (17), 2011, pp. 10894-10900.

Canan Sevimli-Gür, İlyas Onbaşılar, Pergin Atilla, Rükan Genç, Nur Çakar, İsmet Deliloğlu-Gürhan, Erdal Bedir.” In vitro growth stimulatory and in vivo wound healing studies on cycloartane-type saponins of Astragalus genus.”  Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 134 (3), 2011, 844-850

Rükan Genç and Susana Rodríguez-Couto , “Production of a Biopolymer at reactor scale: a Laboratory Class Experience.” Journal of Chemical Education, 88 (8), 2011, pp. 1175-1177


Rükan Genç, Deirdre Murphy, Alex Fragoso, Mayreli Ortiz, Ciara O’Sullivan, “Signal-enhancing thermosensitive liposomes for highly sensitive immunosensor development”, Analytical Chemistry, 83 (2), 2010, 563–570.


Rükan Genç, Mayreli Ortiz, Ciara K. O’Sullivan. “Curvature tuned preparation of nanoliposomes.” Langmuir, 25(21), 2009, 12604-12613.

Rükan Genç, Susana Rodriquez, “Using Biotechnology in the laboratory: Using an immobilized-laccase reactor-system to learn about waste water treatment. “ Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, 37, 2009, 182-185.


Jiménez, L., Katakis, I., Fabregat, A., Schafer, T., Rodriguez, S., Mateo, J.M., Giamberini, M., Rivera, B., Argüeso, P., Calero, E., Vico, L., Hernandez, F., Genc, R., Medir, M., Alabart, J.R., Guillén-Gosálbez, G., “CAPE tools in biotechnology: why, when, what, who, which ones and where?” Computer Aided Chemical Engineering, 25, 2008, 25, 1181-1186.


Books and Book Chapters


Genc, R. (2016).”Nanomaterial-based sensor platforms for facile detection of food contaminants.” In NanoBioSensors, Volume 8 in Nanotechnology in the Agri-Food Industry, (Ed.Alex Grumezescu), Accepted In Proof chapter, Elsevier, San Diego, California.


Genc, R. (2014). “Use of functonal metalic nanostructures in biosensors”. In M. Stoytcheva & J.F.Osma (Eds.). Biosensors: Recent Advances and Mathematical Challenges. Barcelona, España: OmniaScience, pp. 15-40.DOI: 38



Genç, Rükan, Alas Ö. Melis, Fluorescence Carbon Dot Based fingerprint dust for hidden fingerprint detection (Turkish Patent, Ref. no. P2018-0038), Under consideration.

Genç, Rükan, Atay Muna, Ayaz Furkan, Eser Esma, Ekiz H. Antimikrobial, Antiimflamatuar, Antiallergenic karbon nanodot embedded materials. (Turkish Patent, Ref. no. P2018-0039), Under consideration