Associate Professor Selcan Karakuş is currently working in the Department of Chemistry, Istanbul University-Cerrahpasa (IUC), Turkey. She received her MSc in Physical Chemistry from Istanbul University (IU) in 2006. She received her Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from IU in 2011. She worked as a visiting researcher in the Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, University of Massachusetts, USA. Dr. Karakuş has research experience in drug carrier systems, nanoparticles, nanocomposites, nanoemulsion self-assembled polymeric nanostructures, biosensors, and copolymer blends. She has worked on different projects funded by IUC and has published several research articles and book chapters.