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  1. Cimen Yetis, S., Ekinci, DA., Cakir, E., Eksioglu, EM., Ayten, UE., Capar, A., Toreyin, BU. and Kerman, BE. (2019) Myelin Segmentation in Fluorescence Microscopy Images. Published as a paper in The 2019 Medical Technologies Congress (TIPTEKNO), 8895041.
  2. Toy, MF., Kurt Vatandaslar, B., and Kerman, BE. (2019) Refractive index tomography of myelinating glial cells. Published as a paper in The International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE) Proceedings Quantitative Phase Imaging V, BIOS, SPIE Photonics West, 1088713.
  3. Marchetto, MC.*, Hrvoj-Mihic, B.*, Kerman, BE.*, Yu, DX., Vadodaria, K., Linker, SB., Narvaiza, I., Santos, R., Denli, AM., Mendes, AD., Oefner, R., Cook, J., McHenry, L., Grasmick, JM., Heard, K., Fredlender, C., Moore, L., Kshirsagar, R., Xenitopoulos, R., Chou, G., Hah, N., Muotri, AR., Padmanabhan, K., Semendeferi, K., and Gage, FH. (2019) Species-specific maturation profiles of human, chimpanzee and bonobo neural cells. *Co-first authors. eLife 8:e37527.
  4. Cimen, S., Capar, A., Ekinci, DA., Ayten, UE., Kerman, BE., and Toreyin, BU. (2018) DeepMQ: A Deep Learning Approach Based Myelin Quantification in Microscopic Fluorescence Images. Published as a paper in 26th European Signal Processing Conference 2018 (EUSIPCO): 61-65. Also available at bioRxiv 407643; doi:
  5. Santos, R., Vadodaria, K., Jaeger, BN., Mei, A., Lefcochilos-Fogelquist, S., Mendes, AD., Erikson, G., Shokhirev, M., Randolph-MooreL, L., Fredlender, C., Dave, S., Fitzpatrick, C., Kerman, BE., Charnay, P., Kelsoe, JR., Marchetto, MC., and Gage, FH. (2017) Differentiation of Inflammation-Responsive Astrocytes from Glial Progenitors Generated from Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells. Stem Cell Reports 8(6):1757-1769.
  6. Kilic, U., Caglayan, AB., Beker, MC., Gunal, MY., Caglayan, B., Yalcin, E., Kelestemur, T., Gundogdu, RZ., Yulug, B., Kerman, BE., and Kilic, E. (2017) Particular phosphorylation of PI3K/Akt on Thr308 via PDK-1 and PTEN mediates melatonin’s neuroprotective activity after focal cerebral ischemia in mice. Redox Biology 12:657-665 * This manuscript received Prof. Dr. Altan GUNALP Research Award at the XV. National Medical Biology and Genetics Congress (2017).
  7. Aydınlı, FI., Celik, E., Kurt Vatandaslar, B., and Kerman, BE. (2016) Myelin disorders and stem cells: as therapies, models. Turkish Journal of Biology 40(5):1068-1080
  8. Ettle, B., Kerman, BE., Valera, E., Gillmann, C., Schlachetzki, JC., Reiprich, S., Büttner, C., Ekici, AB., Reis, A., Wegner, M., Bäuerle, T., Riemenschneider, MJ., Masliah, E., Gage, FH., and Winkler, J. (2016) α-Synuclein-induced myelination deficit defines a novel interventional target for multiple system atrophy. Acta Neuropathologica 132(1):59-75
  9. Denli, AM., Narvaiza, I., Kerman. BE., Pena, M., Benner, C., Marchetto, MC., Aslanian, A., Ma, J., Hunter, T., Saghatelian, A., and Gage, FH. (2015) Identification of a novel open reading frame, ORF0, in primate LINE-1 retrotransposons. Cell 163(3):583-593.
  10. Kerman, BE., Kim HJ., Padmanabhan, K., Mei, A., Georges, S., Joens, MS., Fitzpatrick, JAJ., Japelli, R., Chandross, K., August, P., and Gage, FH. (2015) In vitro myelin formation using embryonic stem cells. Development 142(12):2213-25.
  11. Crotti, A., Benner, C., Kerman, BE., Gosselin, G., Lagier-Tourenne, C., Zuccato, C., Cattaneo, E., and Gage, F.H., Cleveland, DW, Glass, CK. (2014) Mutant Huntingtin promotes cell-autonomous microglia activation via myeloid lineage-determining factors PU.1 and C/EBP. Nat Neurosci. 17(4):513-21.
  12. Deshmukh, VA, Tardif, V, Lyssiotis, CA, Green, CC, Kerman, B, Kim, HJ, Padmanabhan, K, Swoboda, JG, Ahmad, I, Kondo, T, Gage, FH, Theofilopoulos, AN, Lawson, BR, Schultz, PG, Lairson, LL. (2013) A regenerative approach to the treatment of multiple sclerosis. Nature. 502(7471):327-32.
  13. Kerman, BE. and Andrew, DJ. (2010) Staying alive: Dalmatian mediated epigenetic blocking of apoptosis is essential for tissue maintenance. Dev Dynamics. 239(6):1609-21.
  14. Jattani, R., Patel, U., Kerman, BE., and Myat, MM. (2009) Deficiency screen identifies a novel role for beta2 tubulin in salivary gland and myoblast migration in the Drosophila embryo. Dev Dynamics 238: 853-863.
  15. Kerman, BE.*, Cheshire, AM.*, Myat, MM., and Andrew, DJ. (2008) Ribbon Modulates Apical Membrane During Tube Elongation through Crumbs and Moesin. *Co-first authors. Dev Biol 320: 278-288.
  16. Cheshire, AM.*, Kerman, BE.*, Zipfel, WR., Spector, AA., and Andrew, DJ. (2008) Kinetic and Mechanical Analysis of Live Tube Morphogenesis. *Co-first authors. Dev Dynamics 237: 2874-2888.
  17. Kerman, BE., Cheshire, AM., and Andrew, DJ. (2006) From fate to function: the Drosophila trachea and salivary gland as models for tubulogenesis. Differentiation 74: 326–348.


  1. Engin, O., Guzel, M., Kerman, BE., Mansoor, S., Durdagi, S., Unal, B., Kaya, M., and Ustundag Okur, N. Development of novel therapeutic molecules with capability of targeting multiple receptors for treatment of Parkinson’s disease. Patent Pending (PCT/TR2018/05166).
  2. Kerman, BE., Ayten, UE., Cimen Yetis, S., Toreyin, BU., Capar, A., and Ekinci, DU. Method and System For Automated Myelin Detection in Fluorescence Microscopy Images Using Machine Learning. Patent Pending Pending (PCT/TR2020/050928).

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