Lama Alhawas

Lama Alhawas

Lama Bio

PhD Candidate, Graduate Student
Department of Pathology



Lama is a first year PhD student at the Biochemistry Department and currently serves as a Research Intern for Dr. Liu. She joined CCR in January 2015 and is working on her thesis project with Dr. Liu and the immortalization team. She is currently focusing on multiple projects, including mechanisms of cell immortalization and conditional reprogramming and tumor heterogeneity using 2D and 3D cultures as well as animal experiments. She earned her BS degree in Biochemistry, with a minor in Psychology, from the University of Ottawa. She then joined Georgetown University in the department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and received her MS degree in 2014.