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Associate Professor of Hashemite University (Jordan)

Rana Dajani

Rana Dajani Ph.D. molecular cell biology, Harvard Radcliff fellow, a Fulbrighter, Eisenhower fellow, Associate Professor, Hashemite University, Jordan, Yale and Cambridge visiting professor. World expert on genetics of Circassian and Chechan populations in Jordan. Established stem cell research ethics law in Jordan. Advocate for biological evolution and Islam, Jordan team leader in studying refugee youth and the epigenetics of trauma across generations. Member UN women Jordan advisory council. Established a women mentor network, received PEER award 2014. Most influential women scientist in Islamic World, 12 among100 most influential Arab women 2015, women in science hall of fame 2015, King Hussein Cancer Institute for cancer and biotechnology award 2009 and 2016 Global Changemaker Award IIE/Fulbright. Awarded the HM King Abdullah II Jordan star of science Author of the book: Five scarves, Doing the impossible: If we can reverse cell fate why cant we redefine success, Nova Publisher 2018. Reviewed by Nature.

Sessions as organizer

Sessions as moderator

Sessions as speaker

2 July

14:00 to 15:10

STCC, Auditorium C


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