Salwa Alshehri

PhD Students

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Research Interest

Salwa is interested in the self-assembling peptide hydrogel and its applications for 3D culture especially, the differentiation, and ultimate maintenance of human mesenchymal stem cells. Furthermore, Salwa focuses in studying Protein-Protein 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

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

Awards

  • The 2nd Place and People's Choise Award in Science as Art competition held by Materials Research Society (MRS) KAUST student chapter, 2018
  • Best Poster award in 10th Annual Research Day Students Poster Competition organized by Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 2018
  • One of the best students in Biochemistry department, based on grade point average. 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, 2010

Research Interests Keywords

Hydrogel Stem cell biology Regenerative medicine
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