Ms. Nagwa Ahmed Zeinelabdin

Research Assistant

Ms. Nagwa obtained her dual BSc in Biotechnology in 2015 from October University for Modern Sciences and Arts (MSA) -Cairo, Egypt, and University of Greenwich -London, UK. She has been working in the Biomedical research field for the last 5 years, she is skilled in ample laboratory techniques as she has worked in different laboratories like DNA Forensics, Virology, Molecular Biology, Histopathology and tissue banking labs, she has also worked as a Research Assistant in Genomics, Cancer and Asthma Research Groups. Ms. Nagwa is serving as a Research Assistant at the Thumbay Research Institute for Precision Medicine (TRIPM) at Gulf Medical University (GMU) since 2018, she is also pursuing her Medical Laboratory Sciences Master’s degree in Molecular Biology at GMU. Her research interests are focused on understanding how the immune system detects and kills cancer cells, and how the hypoxic microenvironment shapes this immune response. She is also working on identifying specific hypoxic gene signatures as prognostic and predictive biomarkers in cancer immunotherapy.