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Julie Arslanoglu

Research Scientist 
Department of Scientific Research
Metropolitan Museum of Art


New York, NY, USA


Julie Arslanoglu is a Research Scientist at the Met. She investigates paints, coatings, adhesives, and the organic materials found in artworks across all ages using spectroscopy (FTIR), mass-spectrometric (GC/MS, Py-GC/MS. MALDI, LCMS) and immunological techniques (ELISA), with emphasis on natural and synthetic polymer identification and degradation. Her research interests include interactions between pigments and binders, especially proteins, polysaccharides, lipids, and their mixtures.

Why Antibodies for Art Analysis?

Minimally invasive proteomics analysis: Application to museum objects made of ivory and bone

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