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Nouf Alsharif

PhD Student

  • ​PhD Student​ in Bioscience ​

  • MSc Thesis Title: Towards The Generation of Functionalized Magnetic Nanowires to Target Leukemic Cells​


Introduction

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Research Interests

  •  Using magnetic nanowires in different applications
  •  Functinalizing  magnetic nanowires to increase the targeting ability for cancer cells
  •  Using nanowires for drug delivery.

Selected Publications

  • Martínez-Banderas, A.I., [and 4 including Alsharif, N.] (October 2016). Functionalized magnetic nanowires for chemical and magneto-mechanical induction of cancer cell death. Scientific reports, 6.
  • Alsharif, N. (February 2016). Towards the Generation of Functionalized Iron Nanowires to Target Leukemic Cells. Presented in Nano Engineering for Medicine and Biology Conference, Houston, TX, USA.
  • Alsharif, N. (December 2016). Towards Targeting Leukemic Cells By Using Iron Nanowires. Presented in Nanotech Dubai 2016 Conference, Dubai, UAE. 

Education

2016-present. PhD. Department of Bioscience, King Abdullah University for science and technology, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia.
2014-2016 M.S. Department of Bioscience, King Abdullah University for science and technology, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia.
2010-2014 B.S. Biological Sciences, Department of Genomic and Biotechnology, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Awards

First owner in Saudi Aribia in The Institution of Engineering and Technology competition (IET)  2016.