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Fatema Tuz Zahra

Biomedical Sciences

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  • Graduate Student / Research Assistant

Lab Phone: 806-414-9346
E-Mail: fatema.zahra@ttuhsc.edu
Mail Address: 1406 S Coulter
Amarillo, TX 79106-1786

Biography

Fatema Tuz Zahra completed her Bachelor of Pharmacy degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences in 2012, and her Master of Pharmacy degree in Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacology in 2013, from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. She joined the Graduate Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences as a PhD student in the Summer of 2016, and is presently working in the laboratory of Dr. Constantinos Mikelis with the Department of Biomedical Sciences.

Education:

  • MPharm: Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2013
  • BPharm: Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2012

Research Interests:

Vascular biology: angiogenesis, growth factors, endothelial physiology.

Presentations:

  • Fatema Tuz Zahra, Md Sanaullah Sajib, Mohd Nazmul Hasan Apu, Paul Tullar, Michail S. Lionakis, Constantinos M. Mikelis. "Participation of RhoA in basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF)-induced Angiogenesis". North American Vascular Biology Organization (NAVBO) Vasculata, Chicago, IL; July 2017.
  • Fatema Tuz Zahra, Md. Sanaullah Sajib, Mohd Nazmul Hasan Apu, Paul Tullar, Michael S. Lionaskis, Constantinos M. Mikelis. “Basic fibroblast growth factor (BFGF)-induced RhoA activation regulates angiogenesis”. Sixteenth Annual Research Days, TTUHSC School of Pharmacy, Amarillo TX; June 2017.
  • Fatema Tuz Zahra, Md Sanaullah Sajib, Mohd Nazmul Hasan Apu, Paul Tullar, Michail S. Lionakis, Constantinos M. Mikelis. "Participation of RhoA in basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF)-induced angiogenesis". Student Research Week, TTUHSC Graduate Studies in Biomedical Sciences, Lubbock, TX; March 2017.

Awards/Scholarships:

   Before Admission to GPPS:
  • National Sciences and Technology (NST) Fellowship for MPharm thesis research in the field of Medical Sciences, 2014.
   After Admission to GPPS:
  • North American Vascular Biology Organization (NAVBO) Vasculata Travel Scholarship, Vasculata 2017, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL; July 2017.

Memberships:

  • Inter-Professional Ambassadors (IPA) – Secretary, 2017-2018.
  • Graduate Student Association at Amarillo (GSAA), 2016-present.
  • American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS), 2016-present.
  • North American Vascular Biology Organization (NAVBO), 2016-present.
  • Inter-Professional Ambassadors (IPA), 2016-present.
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