MEMBS Committee



Dr. Baraa Alhaj Hussien
Research Scientist, Bacterial Pathogenesis
Research Dept.
King Abdullah International Medical Research Center (KAIMRC)
Saudi Arabia

Dr. Erol Baysal
Head of Molecular Genetics Unit
Genetics Centre
Dubai Health Authority
United Arab Emirates

Prof.Dr. Fares Howari
Dean of College
College of Natural and Health Sciences (CNHS),Zayed University
United Arab Emirates

Prof.Dr. Fayez Safadi
Director of Musculoskeletal Research, Ohio Research Scholar
Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology
Northeast Ohio Medical university (NEOMED)
United States

Dr. Ahmed El-Serafi
Assistant Professor
Basic Medical Sciences
University of Sharjah, College of Medicine
United Arab Emirates

Dr. Alexandra Mystikou
Assistant Professor
Environmental sciences
Zayed University, College of Natural and Health Sciences
United Arab Emirates

Dr. Alya Arabi
Assistant Professor
Environmental Science and Sustainability
Zayed University
United Arab Emirates

Dr. Dimitrios Papandreou
Assistant Dean of Research and Graduate Studies
Natural Science and Public Health
Zayed University, College of Natural and Health Sciences
United Arab Emirates

Dr. Erol Baysal
Head of Molecular Genetics Unit
Genetics Centre
Dubai Health Authority
United Arab Emirates

Prof.Dr. Fares Howari
Dean of College
College of Natural and Health Sciences (CNHS),Zayed University
United Arab Emirates

Dr. Fatme AlAnouti
Assistant Dean for Students Affairs (AUH Campus)
Health Sciences
Zayed University, College of Natural and Health Sciences
United Arab Emirates

Dr. Lina Al Kury
Assistant Professor
Health Sciences
Zayed University, College of Natural and Health Sciences
United Arab Emirates

Prof. Muhammed Mukhtar
Professor of Biotechnology
Biotechnology Department
American University of Ras Al Khaimah
United Arab Emirates

Dr. Samer Ellahham
MD, CPHQ, CMQ, EFQM, FACP, FACC, FAHA, FCCP, Chief Quality Officer
Senior Cardiovascular Consultant
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City
United Arab Emirates

Prof. Yousef Nazzal
Environmental sciences
Zayed University, College of Natural and Health Sciences
United Arab Emirates

Dr. Adeeb Al-Zoubi
Clinical Assistant Professor of Regenerative Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine in Peoria - USA
President
Stem Cells Arabia
Jordan

Dr. Ahmed El-Serafi
Assistant Professor
Basic Medical Sciences
University of Sharjah, College of Medicine
United Arab Emirates

Dr. Alexandra Mystikou
Assistant Professor
Environmental sciences
Zayed University, College of Natural and Health Sciences
United Arab Emirates

Dr. Alya Arabi
Assistant Professor
Environmental Science and Sustainability
Zayed University
United Arab Emirates

Dr. Areej Assaf
Associate Professor
Biopharmaceutics and Clinical Pharmacy
The university of jordan, Faculty of Pharmacy
Jordan

Dr. Ashraf Dallol
Associate Professor
Center of Excellence in Genomic Medicine Research
King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah
Saudi Arabia

Dr. Baraa Alhaj Hussien
Research Scientist, Bacterial Pathogenesis
Research Dept.
King Abdullah International Medical Research Center (KAIMRC)
Saudi Arabia

Dr. Basel Assaf
Principal Scientist - Veterinary Pathologist
Drug Safety Research and Development
Pfizer Inc.
United States

Dr. Dimitrios Papandreou
Assistant Dean of Research and Graduate Studies
Natural Science and Public Health
Zayed University, College of Natural and Health Sciences
United Arab Emirates

Dr. Erol Baysal
Head of Molecular Genetics Unit
Genetics Centre
Dubai Health Authority
United Arab Emirates

Prof.Dr. Fares Howari
Dean of College
College of Natural and Health Sciences (CNHS),Zayed University
United Arab Emirates

Dr. Fatme AlAnouti
Assistant Dean for Students Affairs (AUH Campus)
Health Sciences
Zayed University, College of Natural and Health Sciences
United Arab Emirates

Prof.Dr. Fayez Safadi
Director of Musculoskeletal Research, Ohio Research Scholar
Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology
Northeast Ohio Medical university (NEOMED)
United States

Dr. Ghazi Tadmouri
Dean
Faculty of Public Health
Jinan University of Lebanon
Lebanon

Ms. HIND ALZAHRANI
Assistant Professor
Biology Department
IMAM ABDULRAHMAN 8IN fAISAL UNIVERSITY
Saudi Arabia

Prof.Dr. Hanan Malkawi
Vice President for Science Engagement at Royal Scientific Society
Royal Scientific Society
Royal Scientific Society
Jordan

Dr. Hibah O. Awwad
Clinical Assistant Professor
Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
United States

Prof. Imran Mirza
Chief
Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Institute
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates

Prof. Karem Alzoubi
Professor and Dean of Faculty of Pharmacy
Faculty of Pharmacy
Jordan University of Science and Technology
Jordan

Prof. Khaled Machaca
Professor and Associate Dean of Research
Physiology and Biophysics
Weill Cornell Medicine Qatar
Qatar

Dr. Lina Al Kury
Assistant Professor
Health Sciences
Zayed University, College of Natural and Health Sciences
United Arab Emirates

Prof. Magid Abou-Gharbia
Associate Dean for Research, Laura H. Carnell Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Director
Moulder Center for Drug Discovery Research
Temple University School of Pharmacy
United States

Dr. Mohamed Abu-farha
Scientist I
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Unit
Dasman Diabetes Institute
Kuwait

Prof. Muhammed Mukhtar
Professor of Biotechnology
Biotechnology Department
American University of Ras Al Khaimah
United Arab Emirates

Dr. Noël Ghanem
Associate Professor, Cell and Molecular Neuroscience
Biology
American University of Beirut
Lebanon

Prof. Rami Mahfouz
Head, Division of Clinical Pathology. Director of Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory. Director of Residency Training Program. Vice Chair of Biomedical IRB
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
American University of Beirut Medical Center
Lebanon

Dr. Rawiah Abdullah Alsiary
Associate Scientist
Research
King Abdullah International Medical Research Center (KAIMRC)
Saudi Arabia

Dr. Saleh AlGhamdi
Chairman /Director
Medical Genomic Research Department/ National Biobank
King Abdullah International Medical Research Center (KAIMRC)
Saudi Arabia

Dr. Samer Ellahham
MD, CPHQ, CMQ, EFQM, FACP, FACC, FAHA, FCCP, Chief Quality Officer
Senior Cardiovascular Consultant
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City
United Arab Emirates

Dr. Sami El Khatib
Assistant Dean
Biological Sciences
Lebanese International University
Lebanon

Prof. Sherif El-Khamisy
Director of Research & Innovation DoMBB, Chair of Molecular Medicine
Krebs Institute
University of Sheffield
United Kingdom

Prof.Dr. Wael Mohamed
Assistant Professor
Basic Medical Sciences
International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)
Malaysia

Dr. Walid Qoronfleh
Director
Biotechnology Department
Qatar Biomedical Research Institute - HBKU
Qatar

Prof. Wassim Almawi
Professor & Director
Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine
El Manar University
Tunisia

Prof. Yousef Nazzal
Environmental sciences
Zayed University, College of Natural and Health Sciences
United Arab Emirates




Dr. Abdulmohsen Alhejaily
Assistant Professor
Molecular Pathology and Cancer Genomics
King Fahad Medical City
Saudi Arabia

Dr. Ahmed El-Serafi
Assistant Professor
Basic Medical Sciences
University of Sharjah, College of Medicine
United Arab Emirates

Dr. Alaa AlRajo
Manager
Database Department
Middle East Molecular Biology Sources - MEMBS
United Arab Emirates

Dr. Alexandra Mystikou
Assistant Professor
Environmental sciences
Zayed University, College of Natural and Health Sciences
United Arab Emirates

Dr. Alya Arabi
Assistant Professor
Environmental Science and Sustainability
Zayed University
United Arab Emirates

Dr. Areej Assaf
Associate Professor
Biopharmaceutics and Clinical Pharmacy
The university of jordan, Faculty of Pharmacy
Jordan

Ms. Arwa Farhat
Master Student in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Teaching Assistant
Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology
School of Pharmacy, Damascus University
Syria

Dr. Baraa Alhaj Hussien
Research Scientist, Bacterial Pathogenesis
Research Dept.
King Abdullah International Medical Research Center (KAIMRC)
Saudi Arabia

Dr. Dimitrios Papandreou
Assistant Dean of Research and Graduate Studies
Natural Science and Public Health
Zayed University, College of Natural and Health Sciences
United Arab Emirates

Prof.Dr. Fares Howari
Dean of College
College of Natural and Health Sciences (CNHS),Zayed University
United Arab Emirates

Dr. Fatme AlAnouti
Assistant Dean for Students Affairs (AUH Campus)
Health Sciences
Zayed University, College of Natural and Health Sciences
United Arab Emirates

Dr. Fuad Abd Elnour
Calendar Manager
MEMBS News
Middle East Molecular Biology Sources - MEMBS
Lebanon

Mr. Ghmkin Hassan
Master Student
Department of biochemistry and microbiology
School of Pharmacy, University of Damascus
Syria

Dr. Hibah O. Awwad
Clinical Assistant Professor
Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
United States

Dr. Iman Tarakji
Translator
MEMBS Education Department
Middle East Molecular Biology Sources - MEMBS
Syria

Dr. Lina Al Kury
Assistant Professor
Health Sciences
Zayed University, College of Natural and Health Sciences
United Arab Emirates

Mr. Mhd Amir Maani
Founder & Organizers Chairperson
Administration Department
MEMBS - Middle East Molecular Biology Sources
United Arab Emirates

Dr. Mohammad Bahjat
Companies Coordinator
Coordination Department
Middle East Molecular Biology Sources - MEMBS
Syria

Prof. Muhammed Mukhtar
Professor of Biotechnology
Biotechnology Department
American University of Ras Al Khaimah
United Arab Emirates

Dr. Nour Shams iddin
Organizations Coordinator
Coordination Department
Middle East Molecular Biology Sources - MEMBS
United Arab Emirates

Ms. Rama Maani
Coordinator
MEMBS Social Media
Middle East Molecular Biology Sources - MEMBS
United Arab Emirates

Dr. Rana Alhusaini
Translator
Translation Department
Middle East Molecular Biology Sources - MEMBS
Turkey

Dr. Rim Harfouch
Academic instructor
Department of biochemistry and microbiology
Faculty of pharmacy, Tishreen Universty
Syria

Dr. Saleh AlGhamdi
Chairman /Director
Medical Genomic Research Department/ National Biobank
King Abdullah International Medical Research Center (KAIMRC)
Saudi Arabia

Dr. Samer Ellahham
MD, CPHQ, CMQ, EFQM, FACP, FACC, FAHA, FCCP, Chief Quality Officer
Senior Cardiovascular Consultant
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City
United Arab Emirates

Prof. Yousef Nazzal
Environmental sciences
Zayed University, College of Natural and Health Sciences
United Arab Emirates




Dr. Abdulmohsen Alhejaily
Assistant Professor
Molecular Pathology and Cancer Genomics
King Fahad Medical City
Saudi Arabia

Dr. Ahmed El-Serafi
Assistant Professor
Basic Medical Sciences
University of Sharjah, College of Medicine
United Arab Emirates

Dr. Areej Assaf
Associate Professor
Biopharmaceutics and Clinical Pharmacy
The university of jordan, Faculty of Pharmacy
Jordan

Prof.Dr. Ban Abbas Abdul-Majeed
Consultant
Molecular Pathology and Genetics
Al Nahrain University
Iraq

Dr. Baraa Alhaj Hussien
Research Scientist, Bacterial Pathogenesis
Research Dept.
King Abdullah International Medical Research Center (KAIMRC)
Saudi Arabia

Dr. Basel Assaf
Principal Scientist - Veterinary Pathologist
Drug Safety Research and Development
Pfizer Inc.
United States

Dr. Ena Wang
Research Chief of Transnational Medicine
Sidra Medical and Research Center
Qatar

Prof. Fahd Al-Mulla
Head
Molecular Pathology
Genatak Laboratory
Kuwait

Prof. Fatima Al-Naemi
Head of the Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences
College of Arts and Sciences
Qatar University
Qatar

Prof.Dr. Fayez Safadi
Director of Musculoskeletal Research, Ohio Research Scholar
Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology
Northeast Ohio Medical university (NEOMED)
United States

Dr. Firas Kobaissy
Research Assistant Professor
University of Florida
Lebanon

Prof.Dr. Hanan Malkawi
Vice President for Science Engagement at Royal Scientific Society
Royal Scientific Society
Royal Scientific Society
Jordan

Dr. Hibah O. Awwad
Clinical Assistant Professor
Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
United States

Prof.Dr. Hilal Lashuel
Associate Professor of Life Sciences & SASTA Secretary General
Federal Institute of Technology LAUSANNE/SASTA
Switzerland

Dr. Hussein Sabit
Vice Dean of Community Services
Cancer Genetics
Misr University for Science & Technology
Egypt

Dr. Ibrahim Alabdulkareem
Senior Scientist, medical geneticist, Chairman
Medical Genomics Department
King Abdullah International Medical Research Center
Saudi Arabia

Prof.Dr. K.R. Alexander Knuth
Medical Director, CEO and Chairman of Cancer Services
National Center for Cancer Care and Research
Qatar

Prof. Khaled Machaca
Professor and Associate Dean of Research
Physiology and Biophysics
Weill Cornell Medicine Qatar
Qatar

Dr. Laith Al-Eitan
Assistant Professor in Pharmacogenetics and Molecular Toxicology/Forensic Science
Department of Biotechnology & Genetic Engineering
Jordan University of Science and Technology
Jordan

Prof. Magid Abou-Gharbia
Associate Dean for Research, Laura H. Carnell Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Director
Moulder Center for Drug Discovery Research
Temple University School of Pharmacy
United States

Dr. Mohamed Abumaree
Director
Stem Cells Department
King Abdullah International Medical Research Center
Saudi Arabia

Dr. Nashat Nafouri
Chair and Executive Officer
Health Care Interest Group
Saudi Quality Council
Saudi Arabia

Dr. Noureddine Berka
Clinical Director & Clinical Associate Professor
Arabian Society for Histocompatibility & Immunogenomics (ARSHI)
Canada

Dr. Prasanna Kolatkar
Senior Scientist
Qatar Biomedical Research Institute - HBKU
Qatar

Dr. Rawiah Abdullah Alsiary
Associate Scientist
Research
King Abdullah International Medical Research Center (KAIMRC)
Saudi Arabia

Prof. Said Ismail
Manager
Qatar Genome Programme
Qatar

Dr. Saleh AlGhamdi
Chairman /Director
Medical Genomic Research Department/ National Biobank
King Abdullah International Medical Research Center (KAIMRC)
Saudi Arabia

Dr. Sami El Khatib
Assistant Dean
Biological Sciences
Lebanese International University
Lebanon

Prof. Sherif El-Khamisy
Director of Research & Innovation DoMBB, Chair of Molecular Medicine
Krebs Institute
University of Sheffield
United Kingdom

Dr. Walid Qoronfleh
Director
Biotechnology Department
Qatar Biomedical Research Institute - HBKU
Qatar

Prof. Yousef Nazzal
Environmental sciences
Zayed University, College of Natural and Health Sciences
United Arab Emirates




Dr. Ahmed El-Serafi
Assistant Professor
Basic Medical Sciences
University of Sharjah, College of Medicine
United Arab Emirates

Dr. Areej Assaf
Associate Professor
Biopharmaceutics and Clinical Pharmacy
The university of jordan, Faculty of Pharmacy
Jordan

Dr. Baraa Alhaj Hussien
Research Scientist, Bacterial Pathogenesis
Research Dept.
King Abdullah International Medical Research Center (KAIMRC)
Saudi Arabia

Dr. Basel Assaf
Principal Scientist - Veterinary Pathologist
Drug Safety Research and Development
Pfizer Inc.
United States

Dr. Erol Baysal
Head of Molecular Genetics Unit
Genetics Centre
Dubai Health Authority
United Arab Emirates

Prof.Dr. Fayez Safadi
Director of Musculoskeletal Research, Ohio Research Scholar
Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology
Northeast Ohio Medical university (NEOMED)
United States

Prof.Dr. Hanan Malkawi
Vice President for Science Engagement at Royal Scientific Society
Royal Scientific Society
Royal Scientific Society
Jordan

Dr. Hibah O. Awwad
Clinical Assistant Professor
Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
United States

Prof. Khaled Machaca
Professor and Associate Dean of Research
Physiology and Biophysics
Weill Cornell Medicine Qatar
Qatar

Prof. Muhammed Mukhtar
Professor of Biotechnology
Biotechnology Department
American University of Ras Al Khaimah
United Arab Emirates

Prof. Rami Mahfouz
Head, Division of Clinical Pathology. Director of Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory. Director of Residency Training Program. Vice Chair of Biomedical IRB
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
American University of Beirut Medical Center
Lebanon

Dr. Saleh AlGhamdi
Chairman /Director
Medical Genomic Research Department/ National Biobank
King Abdullah International Medical Research Center (KAIMRC)
Saudi Arabia

Dr. Samer Ellahham
MD, CPHQ, CMQ, EFQM, FACP, FACC, FAHA, FCCP, Chief Quality Officer
Senior Cardiovascular Consultant
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City
United Arab Emirates

Prof. Sherif El-Khamisy
Director of Research & Innovation DoMBB, Chair of Molecular Medicine
Krebs Institute
University of Sheffield
United Kingdom

Prof.Dr. Wael Mohamed
Assistant Professor
Basic Medical Sciences
International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)
Malaysia

Dr. Walid Qoronfleh
Director
Biotechnology Department
Qatar Biomedical Research Institute - HBKU
Qatar

Prof. Yousef Nazzal
Environmental sciences
Zayed University, College of Natural and Health Sciences
United Arab Emirates