Dr. Katia El Sayed

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
School of Arts & Sciences – Natural Sciences

Dr. Katia Sayyed joined LAU on September 2019 as a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Natural Sciences.

She got her PhD degree on October 2018 in Toxicology and Biotechnology from Rennes 1 University in France and from the Lebanese University. Her research work focuses on Environmental Toxicology applied to Biology, the effects of environmental pollutants on drug transporters activity and expression in mammalian and yeast cell models.

She has published numerous papers in well-known peer-reviewed journals and presented talks, posters and flash talks in international symposiums and conferences.

Publications

  1. Sayyed, K., Hdayed, I., Tabcheh, M., Abdel-Razzak, Z., & El-Bitar, H. (2020). Antioxidant properties of the Lebanese plant Iris x germanica L. crude extracts and antagonism of chlorpromazine toxicity on Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Drug and Chemical Toxicology, 1-12.
  2. Sayyed, K., Aljebeai, A. K., Al-Nachar, M., Chamieh, H., Taha, S., & Abdel-Razzak, Z. (2019). Interaction of cigarette smoke condensate and some of its components with chlorpromazine toxicity on Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Drug and Chemical Toxicology, 1-11.
  3. Sayyed, K., Le Vée, M., Chamieh, H., Fardel, O., & Abdel-Razzak, Z. (2018). Cigarette smoke condensate alters Saccharomyces cerevisiae efflux transporter mRNA and activity and increases caffeine toxicity. Toxicology409, 129-136.