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Department of Biology – Faculty of Sciences – University of Balamand – El-Koura – P.O. Box 100 Tripoli – Lebanon

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University of Balamand
Abdel-Massih Roula is a Professor in the Faculty of Sciences, University of Balamand, Lebanon. She served as a Chairperson of the Department of Biology, from 2008-2011. She received her Ph.D. in Biological Sciences, University of Glasgow (UK) and her MSc and BSc from the American University of Beirut (Lebanon). Her main research focus is on biological active plant components (antibacterial and anti-proliferative activity) . She received different grants from local and international agencies. She is a member in different Professional Scientific Societies such as OWSD, APUA/ Lebanese Chapter (Responsible for Antimicrobial Screening from Natural Origins Division), ASFFBC and others. She was elected as a TWAS Young Affiliate from 2011 to 2015. Dr. Abdel-Massih was selected by The New York Academy of Sciences and the STS to participate in the 2015 Future Leaders program in Japan and was elected as an education fellow in the US National Academies in the Life Sciences (2015-2016). She obtained a Certificate of Completion for the APLD Program (May 2016) at Harvard and is an IFBA Certified Professional (Certification in Biorisk Management).
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3 - Good health and well-being
4 - Quality education
17 - Partnerships for the goals
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02-Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
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TWAS Arab Regional Partner (TWAS-AREP)
Last updated on 28/10/2020