Head of Department of Biological Sciences
Dr. Mahmoud Khalil completed his PhD at University College London, United Kingdom in 2010. In 2012, He worked as a post-doctoral research fellow at Department of Molecular Carcinogenesis, MD Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas, USA. In 2014, he started his own group at the Molecular Biology Unit, Faculty of Science, Alexandria University, Egypt, where he has an active research group working on signal transduction via the mTOR/S6K pathway in normal and cancer cells. He Joined BAU in 2018. Currently, he is the Chairman of the Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, Beirut Arab University since 2020. Research themes; phytochemicals and carcinogenesis, cancer Cell Signaling, epigenetics and the regulation of growth and energy metabolism in normal and cancer cells, and synthesis of green nanomaterials and its biomedical applications. He authored around 70 articles published in peer-reviewed journals including Nature Chemical Biology, Life Sciences, Drug Discovery Today, Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, and Bioscience Reports.