Samar Tarazi

Samar Tarazi

PGSB Fellow
Arab American University-Palestine & University of Bonn 

Specialization: Biology

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.