- About Us
- Research Team
|Collaborator Name||Institute||Research Area|
|QBRI||Cell biology, glucose and lipid metabolisms, insulin secretion and action.|
|Dr. M. Chikri||QBRI||Gene expression profiling, pathways analysis
Role of circulating microRNA in insulin resistance, Role of TMEM-143 in diabetes.
|QBRI||Gene silencing via siRNA, CRISPR, characterization of the interacting partners.|
|QBRI||Structure-function analysis of the chaperone network.|
|The iTRI, HMC||Mass spectrometry analysis, epigenetic modifications.|
|The iTRI, HMC||Flow cytometry analysis, immune modulation.|
|Dr. M. Prentki||Montreal Diabetes Center, University of Montreal, Canada||Development of animal models of diet-induced obesity and diabetes, monitoring β-Cell integrity and function (in vivo & ex-vivo studies).|
|Drs. J. Abubaker,
A. Tiss &
|Dasman Diabetes Institute, Kuwait||Physiology of physical exercise.|
|Hamad Bin Khalifa
|Advanced Cell Biology||Lecturer|
|Qatar University (2014-2015)||Biomedical Sciences Program for Master Students||Coordinator of QBRI/Qatar University Courses|
|Qatar University (2014)||The Endocrine Disorders and Function (BIOM-660)||Lecturer (2 hours)|
|Techniques in Biochemistry (BCM 6100)||Instructor
(2 consecutive weeks/year)
|Bushra Memon||Carnegie Melon University, Qatar||Nov. 2015-Present|
|Safa Salim||Carnegie Melon University, Qatar||May-June 2015|
|Nora Al Khaddari||Dasman Diabetes Institute, Kuwait||Mar-June 2012|
|King Faisal Specialist Hospital,
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
QBRI is currently looking to recruit highly-skilled individuals for a number of roles.
Adamcik J, Sánchez-Ferrer A, Ait-Bouziad N, Reynolds NP, Lashuel HA*, Mezzenga R. (2015). Microtubule-Binding R3 Fragment from Tau Self-Assembles into Giant Multistranded Amyloid Ribbons. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 11;55(2):618-22.
Vasiliki P Chini (2015). Micro-RNAs and Next Generation Sequencing: New Perspectives in Heart Failure. Clin Chim Acta, Mar 30; 443:114-9.
Kolatkar PR, Moovarkumudalvan B, Abdelalim EM and Emara MM. (2016). Three dimensional Structure of SOX Protein–DNA Complexes. Sox2: Biology and Role in Development and Disease. 2016 ELSEVIER. P 15-24.
Balbekova A, Lohninger H, van Tilborg GAF, Dijkhuizen RM, Bonta M, Limbeck A, Lendl B, Al-Saad KA, Ali M, Celikic M, Ofner J. (2017). Fourier Transform Infrared (FT-IR) and Laser Ablation Inductively Coupled Plasma–Mass Spectrometry (LA-ICP-MS) Imaging of Cerebral Ischemia: Combined Analysis of Rat Brain Thin Cuts Toward Improved Tissue Classification. Appl Spectrosc. 2018 Feb;72(2):241-250. doi: 10.1177/0003702817734618.
Abdelalim EM and Emara MM. (2017). Pluripotent stem cell-derived pancreatic beta cells: from In vitro maturation to clinical applications. Recent Advances in Stem Cells: From Basic Research to Clinical Applications, ISBN 978-319-33270-3, pp 101-129, Springer.
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