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Salwa Alshehri

PhD Students

Research Interests

Salwa's main interest is medical biochemistry. She focuses on using self-assembling peptide hydrogel for 3D culture applications especially, the differentiation, and ultimate maintenance, of human mesenchymal stem cells into the osteogenic lineage. Furthermore, Salwa focuses in studying Protien-Peptide interaction by different techniques such as ITC, SPR and MST and its role in blood coagulation. 

Education

  • ​M.Sc., ​Biochemistry, King Abdul Aziz University, Saudi Arabia, 2012 
  • B.Sc., Biochemistry, King Abdul Aziz University, Saudi Arabia, 2009

Professional Profile

  • ​2011-2012: Teaching Assistant, King Abdulaziz University (KAU), Jeddah, Saudi Arabia 
  • 2013-2015: Lecturer, King Abdulaziz University (KAU), Jeddah, Saudi​

Awards

  • ​2nd Place and People's Choise Award on Science as Art competition held by Materials Research Society (MRS) KAUST student chapter, 2018 
  • One of the best students in Biochemistry department. King Abdulaziz University (KAU), Jeddah, Saudi Arabia,2012
  • Award for the top student with the highest GPA among the graduating class, King Abdulaziz University (KAU), Jeddah, Saudi Arabia,2009