Lina Abou Saleh

Graduate Student, Year 2
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Center for Lung Biology
University of South Alabama College of Medicine

 

Mentor: Wito Richter, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Research Focus: My research explores the role of cAMP signaling in the settings of inflammatory lung diseases such as Cystic Fibrosis and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS). Specifically, I explore the role of Type 4 phosphodiesterases as potential therapeutic target for inflammatory lung diseases.

Activities:

2017

University of South Alabama Development Delegate to promote USA education and research in publications and among alumni and donors at public and special events

2017

Science in Motion workshop, Alabama Math, Science, and Technology Initiative, volunteer

2017

Alabama Academy of Science 94th Annual Meeting, volunteer

2017-present

Basic Medical Sciences Student Organization, treasurer & secretary

2016

Girls Exploring Math and Science (GEMS) Workshop, volunteer

Awards:

2017

Edwin Hughes Memorial Award for outstanding academic performance, Basic Medical Sciences Graduate Program, College of Medicine, University of South Alabama

2015-present

Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, member

2015

The American Institute of Chemists Award for outstanding seniors majoring in (bio)chemistry for demonstrated leadership, character, scholastic achievement and professional promise

 

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