Tüzel Group


Our review on myosin motors, co-authored with the Ostap (UPenn) and Greenberg (Wash U.) Labs appeared in the Biophysical Journal.

To read the paper click here. A video from this paper has been featured on the journal website and email alerts.

Goker Arpag successfully defends his Ph.D. thesis, congratulations Dr. Arpag !!!

Goker will be joining the Zanic Lab at Vanderbilt University, School of Medicine.

Goker Arpag's paper on force generation by Myosin-I motors accepted in Scientific Reports! Congratulations Goker !

Goker Arpag wins the 2nd place in Graduate Research Innovation Exchange (GRIE). Congratulations Goker !

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During B-term of 2015, Prof. Tüzel is teaching the following courses:

  • Intermediate Mechanics II, PH 2202.
  • Biophysics Journal Club, PH 597J.

All course content will be available at
myWPI. In the past, Prof. Tüzel taught the following courses at WPI:


  • Modern Physics, Instructor (PH 1130).
  • Intermediate Mechanics II, Instructor (PH 2202)
  • General Physics-Mechanics, Conference Instructor (PH 1110).
  • General Physics-Electricity and Magnetism, Conference Instructor (PH 1120).
  • Oscillations and Waves, Conference Instructor (PH 1140).
  • Introduction to Biological Physics, Instructor, Independent Study Project (IS/P).
  • Computational Biophysics, Instructor, Independent Study Project (IS/P).
  • Advanced Topics in Computational Biophysics, Instructor, Independent Study Project (IS/P).


  • Fundamentals of Biological Physics (PH597B).
  • Current Topics in Physics (PH 597C).
  • Biophysics Journal Club (PH 597J).

For a list of the courses taught before joining WPI, please refer to Prof. Tüzel’s brief CV.