Rayane Dennaoui

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Rayane Dennaoui
Year 2

Dissertation Mentor: Kay-Uwe Wagner, Ph.D.

Research focus: Investigating the biological and clinical roles of JAK/STAT signaling in pancreatic adenocarcinoma and mammary cancer initiation, progression, and metastasis using transgenic mice

Grants/awards/scholarships:

2019 Cancer Biology Director's Award, Wayne State University School of Medicine
2019 Cancer Biology Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship
2011-2014 Honor Society, Lebanese American University, Byblos, Lebanon
2011-2013 Dean's list, Lebanese American University, Byblos, Lebanon
2011-2014 Entrance Scholarship, Lebanese American University, Byblos, Lebanon
2013 Best Achieving Student Grant, Lebanese American University, Byblos, Lebanon

Publications:
Al Hassan M, Fakhoury I, El Masri Z, Ghazale N, Dennaoui R, El Atat O, Kanaan A, El-Sibai M. Metformin Treatment Inhibits Motility and Invasion of Glioblastoma Cancer Cells. Analytical cellular pathology (Amsterdam).  2018;2018:5917470.

Education:

2018 M.S. in Cell and Molecular Biology, Lebanese American University, Byblos, Lebanon
2014 B.S. in Biology, Lebanese American University, Byblos, Lebanon

Teaching experience:

2017 General Biology/ Genetics/ Cell & Molecular Biology lab instructor, Lebanese American University, Beirut, Lebanon
2015-2016 Anatomy and Physiology lab instructor, Lebanese American University, Byblos, Lebanon
2013-2014 Teaching assistant at Learning Center, Lebanese American University, Byblos, Lebanon

Hometown: Tripoli, Lebanon

Birthplace: Boston, MA