for Science & Technology
Accurate Specialization: Biotechnology
Palestinian supervisor: Dr. Feras AL-Batta
Palestinian Supervisor affiliation: Biology and Biotechnology Dept, Faculty of Sciences, Arab American University-Palestine (AAUP)
Degree aims: PhD
FZJ Supervisor: PD. Dr. Bernd Hoffmann
Center in Juelich: Institute of Biological Information Processing (IBI-2): Mechanobiology
Affiliated University in Germany: University of Bonn
Department: Institute for Cell Biology
Faculty: Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
The mission research period : from Oct/2018 - to Oct/2021
Title of Research: Functionality of neurons under mechanical strain
Research Purpose: Understanding neuronal cell behavior with mechanical strain
Main outputs/results: Neurons are very robust for mechanical stretching and can adapt to high stretching amplitudes.
Main Impact: This research could impact the understanding of neurons injury and enhance treatment methods.