Biography Rasha KHAYYATx - An-Najah National University

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First and Last
name:
Rasha KHAYYAT

Academic degree and
p
osition:

Ph.D in Microbiology, Assistant professor

Specialty
:

Molecul
ar and cellular Microbiology / V
irology

Institution:

An
-
Najah National University, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences,
Department of Biomedical Sciences, Section of Microbiology and Immunology

City and Country:

Nablus, Palestine

E
-
mail:

rasha.khayyat@najah.edu

Telephone:

+970
-
9
-
2342902

Int

number
:
2572

Fax:

+970
-
9
-
2349739

P.O.Box
:

7

Biography:

Rasha Khayyat, Ph.D is a microbiologist and a virologist with a background in pharmacy.



During her
Ph.D research at the University Paris
-
Sud.

S
he studied rotavirus, in particular the mechanisms
underlying its interaction with the host cell and its entry mechanism into the cell.


Since 2012, she is a
lecturer at the Medicine and Health Sciences Faculty of An
-
Najah National University in Nabl
us,
Palestine.


She teaches undergraduates

and graduates
, medical and pharmacy students virology,
immunology, medical analysis laboratory, microbiology and biotherapy.


She is participating in
research on Enterobacteria and Shigella antibiotic resistance i
n Palestine.


She is also the
management editor of the electronic journal of the medical and health sciences of An
-
Najah
University.

Teaching courses:


-

U
ndergraduate
courses
:





General microbiology




Virology




Immunology




Parasitology



Biotherapy



-

Graduate
courses:



Pharmaceutical biotechnology


Research interests
:




Detection and genetic characterization of
human and zoonotic infectious diseases of
bacterial

and viral origins



Publication:


-

Original papers:




LIBERSOU S., OULDALI M.,
KHAYYAT R.
, LEPAULT J. :

“The structural protein
VP7 plays an important role in the rotavirus cell entry”
.
Under review



KHAYYAT R., MARTIN D., PONCET D., DUARTE M.

:
“USP7 is a cellular partner of
the non
-
structural protein NSP5 of rotavirus”
. In progress


-

Posters:




XIes

Journées francophones de virologie, 23
-
24 avril 2009, Paris, France.
Le rotavirus
entre dans la cellule par endocytose via les coprs multivésiculaires
. KHAYYAT R.,
PONCET D., DUARTE M.



IXes Journées francophones de virologie, 26
-
27 avril 2007, Paris, Fran
ce.
Identification
d’un partenaire cellulaire de la protéine non
-
structurale NSP5 du rotavirus
. KHAYYAT
R., Martin D., PONCET D., DUARTE M.