EDUCATION          

2010–2016 PhD in Chemistry

Hacettepe University, Ankara (Turkey)
Thesis title “Investigation of Gas-Phase Characteristics of Model Synthetic Polymers and Their Complexes”

2008–2010 MSc in Chemistry

Hacettepe University, Ankara (Turkey)
Thesis title “Development of Sol-Gel Surfaces for Effective Phosphopeptide Analysis by MALDI-MS”

 2004–2008 BSc in Chemistry

Hacettepe University, Ankara (Turkey)

 21/09/2013–22/09/2014 Researcher

The University of Akron Mass Spectrometry Center, Akron, OH (United States)

 02/06/2017–02/09/2017 Researcher

The University of Akron Mass Spectrometry Center, Akron, OH (United States)

 WORK EXPERIENCE

(2009–Present) Research Assistant
Hacettepe University, Department of Chemistry, Ankara (Turkey)

 

PUBLICATIONS

  • Wei, B., Gerislioglu, S., Atakay, M., Salih, B., & Wesdemiotis, C. (2019). Characterization of supramolecular peptide-polymer bioconjugates using multistage tandem mass spectrometry. International Journal of Mass Spectrometry.
  • Çatıker, E., Meyvacı, E., Atakay, M., Salih, B., & Öztürk, T. (2018). Synthesis and characterization of amphiphilic triblock copolymers including β-alanine/α-methyl-β-alanine and ethylene glycol by “click” chemistry. Polymer Bulletin, 1-16.
  • Kayili, H. M., Barlas, N., Atakay, M., & Salih, B. (2018). Fast purification of glycans and glycopeptides using silk-packed micropipette tip for matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization-mass spectrometry and high-performance liquid chromatography-fluorescence detection analysis. Microchemical Journal, 139, 492-499.
  • Atakay, M., Çelikbıçak, Ö., & Salih, B. (2018). Use of Sulfonates as Desorption Agents for Phosphopeptide Elution from an Anion-exchange Material. Analytical Letters, 51(5), 760-772.
  • Elmaci, G., Ozgenc, G., Atakay, M., Salih, B., & Zumreoglu-Karan, B. (2017). Degradation of Crystal Violet Dye from Waters by Layered MnO2 and Nanocomposite-MnO2@MnFe2O4 Catalysts. Hacettepe J. Biol. & Chem., 45 (4), 573-580.
  • Sen, P., Yildiz, S. Z., Dege, N., Atakay, M., & Salih, B. (2017). Functional Substituted Phthalocyanines Bearing Ter–pyridine Complexes as Macromolecular Oxidation Catalysts for Bleaching Systems. ChemistrySelect, 2(9), 2643-2650.
  • Dündar, H., Atakay, M., Çelikbıçak, Ö., Salih, B., & Bozoğlu, F. (2015). Comparison of two methods for purification of enterocin B, a bacteriocin produced by Enterococcus faecium W3. Preparative Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 45(8), 796-809.
  • Çelikbıçak, Ö., Atakay, M., Güler, Ü., & Salih, B. (2014). A trypsin immobilized sol-gel for protein identification in MALDI-MS applications. Analytical Letters, 47(4), 707-719.
  • Çelikbıçak, Ö., Kaynar, G., Atakay, M., Güler, Ü., Kayılı, H. M., & Salih, B. (2013). Specific enrichment and direct detection of phosphopeptides on insoluble transition metal oxide particles in matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization mass spectrometry applications. European Journal of Mass Spectrometry, 19(3), 151-162.
  • Çelikbıçak, Ö., Atakay, M., Güler, Ü., & Salih, B. (2013). A novel tantalum-based sol–gel packed microextraction syringe for highly specific enrichment of phosphopeptides in MALDI-MS applications. Analyst, 138(15), 4403-4410.
  • Atakay, M., Çelikbıçak, O., & Salih, B. (2012). Amine-functionalized sol–gel-based lab-in-a-pipet-tip approach for the fast enrichment and specific purification of phosphopeptides in MALDI-MS applications. Analytical Chemistry, 84(6), 2713-2720.

Book Chapters

  • Çatiker, E., Atakay, M., Salih, B. (2019). Novel Aliphatic Polyester-Based Macromonomers. Science and Technology of Polymers and Advanced Materials: Applied Research Methods. Apple Academic Press.
  • Kayili, H. M., Atakay, M., & Salih, B. (2017). Sol‐Gel Materials Used in Phosphoproteomics and Glycoproteomics Applications. In Recent Applications in Sol-Gel Synthesis. InTech.

PROJECTS

– Advanced Mass Spectrometry Research Laboratory, Republic of Turkey Ministry of Development Project, Researcher, Project number: 2016 K 121230, 10/06/2016 – Ongoing.

– Analysis of Gas-Phase Conformations of Protein-Polyelectrolyte Complexes, Scientific research project supported by Hacettepe University, Project Executive, Project number: FBI-2017-13670, 22/03/2017 – 06/02/2018

– Development of Various Materials and Analytical Methods for Rapid and Efficient Analysis of Glycopeptides Using Advanced Mass Spectrometric Techniques, The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey Project, Researcher, Project number: 115Z241, 15/09/2015 – 20/12/2017

– Determination of Ubiquitination Sites of Proteins, Scientific research project supported by Hacettepe University, Researcher, Project number: FHD-2015-6189, 29/04/2015 – 28/12/2015.

– Improving The Laboratory Infrastructure for Advanced Mass Spectrometric Studies, Scientific research project supported by Hacettepe University, Researcher, Project number: FAY-2015-7201, 02/10/2015- 06/10/2017.

– Development of Analytical Methods Using New Desorption Agents for The Recovery of Phosphopeptides from The Surfaces Used at Physiological Conditions in The Phosphopeptide Enrichment Studies, Scientific research project supported by Hacettepe University, Researcher, Project number: 012D06601015, 25/01/2013 – 25/07/2013.

– Investigation of Lectins and Lectin-Carbonhydrate and Lectin Oligonucleotid Complexes Using MALDI-MS and LC-ESI-MS, Scientific research project supported by Hacettepe University, Researcher, 10/10/2011 – 14/10/2013.

– Mass Spectrometric Investigation of Biomolecule-Aptamer Complexes, Scientific research project supported by Hacettepe University, Researcher, Project number: 012D06601005, 25/01/2013 – 25/07/2013.

– Enrichment of Phosphopeptides Using Sol Gel Materials for Phosphoproteomics Studies, The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey Project, Researcher, Project number: 110T203, 01/10/2010 – 01/04/2012.

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES (Oral Presentations)

– Catiker E, Atakay M, Salih B, East West Chemistry Conference, Lviv, UKRAINE, 2018, “Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Graft Copolymers for Medical Applications”.

– Atakay M, Ülkü Ö, Kohneshahri MY, Uzun C, Salih B, 3rd International Mediterranean Science and Engineering Congress, Adana, TÜRKİYE, 2018, “Mass Spectrometric Characterization of Polymer-Protein Conjugates”.

– Öztürk T, Çatıker E, Meyvacı E, Atakay M, Salih B, 1st International Technological Sciences and Design Symposium, Giresun, TÜRKİYE, 2018, “Synthesis and Characterization of Triblock Copolymers Including Poly(Α-Methyl-Β-Alanine) and Polyethylene Glycol by “Click” Chemistry”.

– Atakay M, Wesdemiotis C, Salih B (2018) Monitoring Conformational Features of Protein- Polyelectrolyte Complexes Using Ion Mobility-Mass Spectrometry. 8th Black Sea Basin Conference On Analytical Chemistry, Şile-İstanbul, Turkey.

– Dundar H, Atakay M, Avcioglu B, Salih B (2016). Whole-cell matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization mass spectrometry for rapid detection of enterocin A and B. 41st FEBS Congress, Molecular and Systems Biology for a Better Life, Kuşadası, Turkey.

– Atakay Mehmet, Alalwiat Ahlam, Salih Bekir, Wesdemiotis Chrys (2016). Conformational analysis of noncovalent polyelectrolyte complexes using ion mobility mass spectrometry. 1st International Mediterranean Science and Engineering Congress, Adana, Turkey

– Atakay Mehmet, Wesdemiotis Chrys, Salih Bekir (2015). Conformational characterization of polyelectrolyte complexes using Ion Mobility Mass Spectrometry. 9th International Conference on Instrumental Methods of Analysis: Modern Trends and Applications, Kalamata, Greece

– Atakay Mehmet, Marino AJ, Wesdemiotis Chrys (2014). Characterization of Noncovalent Complexes of Polyelectrolytes by Ion-Mobility Mass Spectrometry, Eleventh Annual Ohio Mass Spectrometry Symposium, Columbus OH, USA

– Atakay Mehmet, Salih Bekir, Wesdemiotis Chrys (2014). Conformational Characterization of Noncovalent Polyelectrolyte Complexes Utilizing Ion Mobility-Mass Spectrometry, 31st Annual Trent Conference on Mass Spectrometry, Orillia ON, CANADA

PATENT

– Salih Bekir, Celikbicak Ömür, and Atakay Mehmet. “A material and its production method using for phosphopeptide enrichment” Turkish Patent No. TR201210548B.