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MOHAMMED EL MAJDOUBI, PH.DMohammed el Majdoubi

Assistant Professor, Biology, Dept. of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
School of Health and Natural Sciences
Expert in Neuroscience and Stem Bell Biology
415-257-0175
mmajdoubi@Dominican.edu

 

EXPERTISE

  • Stem cell research
  • Biomedical sciences

 

PRESENTATIONS

  • M. El Majdoubi, C. McDonald and M. Zagzoog "Embryonic Stem Cell-derived Neurons as an In Vitro for Investigating Developmental Neurotoxicity of Environmental Pollutants" at the 2nd World Neuroscience Online Conference, June 2013.
  • M. El Majdoubi, S. Appavoo, A. Gharib, A. Fitzgerald and N. Mathew "Exam Type, Performance and Stress: A Comparison Of Open Book, Closed Book and Cheat Sheet Tests" at the 93rd Annual Meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Reno, Nev., April 2013.
  • M. El Majdoubi, C. McDonald and M. Zagzoog "Neuronal Differentiation of Mouse Embryonic Stem Cells As An Alternative Model to Screen for Developmental Neurotoxins" at the Environmental Health Conference -- Science and Policy to Protect Future Generations,"Boston, Mass. March 2013
  • M. El Majdoubi and H. Stelmach "Breaking Down The Walls Between Neuroethics and Religious Ethics" at the Conference of the Society of Christian Ethics, Santa Clara, Calif. February 2013
  • M. El Majdoubi, C. McDonald and M. Zagzoog "Effects Of Heavy Metals on a Mouse Embryonic Stem Cell Model of Developmental Neurotoxicity" at Annual Meeting of the American Society for Cell Biology, San Francisco, Calif. December 2012.
  • M. El Majdoubi, C. McDonald and M. Zagzoog "Effects Of Heavy Metals on Proliferation and Neuronal Differentiation of Mouse Embryonic Stem Cells" at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, New Orleans, La. October 2012
  • M. El Majdoubi, C. McDonald and M. Gutierrez "Effects Of Heavy Metals on Proliferation and Neuronal Differentiation of Embryonic Stem Cells" at 37th Annual West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference, Los Angeles, Calif. April 2013.
  • M. El Majdoubi, C. McDonald and M. Gutierrez "Effects Of Heavy Metals on Proliferation and Neuronal Differentiation of Embryonic Stem Cells" at National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Ogden, Utah, March 2012.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Published 17 scientific papers and has given 18 presentations at international meetings
  • Reviewer for the journal Neuroendocrinology
  • Current research focus on mouse embryonic stem cells as an in vitro model of the differentiation and development of hormone-secreting neurons.Such research could provide medical treatment to neuroendocrine-related diseases such as Kallmann’s, Prader-Willi, and Rubenstein-Taybi.

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