American University of Beirut

Activities & Students' Life


  • Serve as a platform to bring together the research community of different AUB faculties and to showcase the biomedical research performed at AUB
  • Provide an intellectual environment for scientific exchange among the various researchers at AUB
  • Provide a platform for students, postdoctoral fellows and junior investigators to present their scientific findings and to foster collaboration within the AUB family of investigators


  • Students
  • Trainees
  • Residents
  • Research Assistants
  • Fellows
  • Post docs

Organizing Committee


Ayad Jaffa, Assistant Dean of Graduate Studies & Interdisciplinary Programs, FM, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics


  • Hala Muhtasib, FAS, Department of Biology
  • Bilal Kaafarani, FAS, Department of Chemistry
  • Marwan Sabban, FM, Department of Anatomy, Cell Biology and Physiological Sciences
  • Lara Nasreddine, FAFS, Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences
  • Rami Mhanna, FEA, Biomedical Engineering
  • Nadine Darwiche, FM, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
  • Assaad Eid, FM, Department of Anatomy, Cell Biology and Physiological Sciences
  • Miran Salameh Jaffa, FHS, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health
  • Nathalie Zgheib, FM, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
  • Hassan Zaraket, FM, Department of Experimental Pathology, Immunology and Microbiology
  • Hala Darwish, HSON
  • Samira Kaissi, FM, Basic Science Research
  • Yumna Maalouf, FM, Medical Dean's Office
  • Ali Nabbouh, FM, Graduate Student Affairs


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