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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​


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

·       Alsharif, N., et al. Biofunctionalizing Magnetic Nanowires Toward Targeting and Killing Leukemia Cancer Cells, IEEE Trans. Magn (2018)

·       Perez, J.E., Alsharif, N., et al. Review of In Vitro Toxicity of Nanoparticles and Nanorods—Part1, IntechOpen (2018)

·       Perez, J.E., Alsharif, N., et al. Review of In Vitro Toxicity of Nanoparticles and Nanorods—Part2, IntechOpen (2018)

·       Amara, S., [and 2 including Alsharif, N.] Highly-Sensitive Magnetic Tunnel Junction Based Flow Cytometer, IEEE-MEMA (2018)

·       Martínez-Banderas, A.I., [and 4 including Alsharif, N.]. Functionalized magnetic nanowires for chemical and magneto-mechanical induction of cancer cell death, Scientific Reports (2016)

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

·        Co-author in the best poster award at MMM-Intermag Conference, Washington DC, USA (2019)

·       1st place in Saudi Aribia in The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) competition (2016)

·       3% of the worldwide accepted applicants in the 2016 falling walls competition (2016)

·       Excellence Scholarship for top 8% of bioscience students at KAUST (2014)

·       Excellence Scholarship for top 5% of students at KAU (2010)​