Biography

Short Curriculum Vitae

Education: 

  • 2011 Clemson University, Clemson, SC, Science Collage Post Do, Toxicology
  • 2007- 2011. Clemson University, Clemson, SC PhD, Environmental Toxicology/ Toxicology
  • 2005-2007. Clemson University, Clemson, SC, MS, Environmental Toxicology/ Ecotoxicology
  • 1998-2001. Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Palestinian Authority Bachelor of Science (BS), Medical Technology

Employment history: 

  • 2011-Now: Assistant Prof. at ANU
  • 2011- Post Doc at Clemson University
  • 2005-2011 – Research and Teaching Assistant at Clemson University
  • 2003-2005- Research Assistant at Al-Qduds University
  • 2001-2013 – Med. Lab Patient Friends Society

Research Interests: 

  • Toxicology: • Forensic Toxicology • Clinical Toxicology • Environmental Toxicology
  • Public Health and Occupational Health

Research Groups: 

  • Identification and characterization of substance use and abuse in Palestine (West Bank) in the years 2010-2014 "
  • The Prevalence and Characterization of Substance Abuse among Universities’ students (An-Najah, Al-Ques, Berzeit, and Hebron Universities).
  • The Prevalence and Characterization of Substance Abuse among Street Children in Nablus City/ West Bank.
  • Awareness and Prevalence of Substance Use and Abuse among School Teenagers in Palestine.
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Education
Institution
Clemson University
Country
United States of America
Degree
PhD
Faculty
Biology
Department
Toxicology
Thesis
Lentiviral-mediated RNAi knockdown yields a novel mouse model for studying Cyp2b function.
Speciality
Toxicology
Sub speciality
Duration
2007 - 2011
Institution
Clemson University
Country
United States of America
Degree
MSc
Faculty
Environmental Toxicology
Department
Environmental Toxicology
Thesis
Risk characterization for boron and aquatic plants and animals
Speciality
Environmental Toxicology
Sub speciality
Duration
2005 - 2007
Institution
Al-Quds University
Country
Palestine
Degree
BSc
Faculty
School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Department
Medical Technology
Thesis
Using transgenic plant- (potato and banana) based vaccine for hepatitis B
Speciality
Medical Technology
Sub speciality
Duration
1998 - 2001
Employment History
Country
United States of America
Institution
Clemson University
Position/Job Description
Teaching and research assistant
Period
Aug. 13, 2007 - Aug. 13, 2011
Country
Palestine
Institution
Alquds Univesity
Position/Job Description
Environmental and Health Lab
Period
Aug. 20, 2003 - Aug. 20, 2005
Country
United States of America
Institution
Clemson University
Position/Job Description
Postdoc
Period
Aug. 13, 2011 - Dec. 30, 2011
Country
Palestine
Institution
Patient Friend's Benevolent Society
Position/Job Description
Director of Medical Laboratory
Period
Aug. 20, 1992 - Aug. 20, 2001
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