College of Science - Biological Sciences

Specialization: Molecular Immunology

Associate Professor

Hamza Hanieh


Associate Professor
Hamza Hanieh
Specialization: Molecular Immunology
College of Science - Biological Sciences
Educational qualifications and certificates

PhD in Bioscience, 2010, Okayama University, Okayama, Japan

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Working Place

·         Department of Medical Analysis, Department of Biological Sciences, Al-Hussein Bin Talal University, Ma′an, Jordan.


·         Ph.D in Bioscience, Molecular Immunology, Okayama University, Okayama, Japan

Research Experience:

Drug Discovery: Treating diseases affecting life quality

·         Docking-based drug design and evaluation for currently uncured diseases including autoimmunity and cancer.

Pathogenesis: Identifying new therapeutic strategies

·         Post-transcriptional regulation of mRNA stability by Arid5a in acute inflammation and chronic inflammation (Autoimmunity).

·         Post-transcriptional regulation of cell signaling and differentiation of pro-inflammatory cells by Arid5a.

·         Epigenetic regulation of pathogenesis of inflammatory and autoimmune diseases by Ahr/microRNAs axis.

·         The role of microRNAs in cell signaling and differentiation Pro- and anti-inflammatory T cells.

·         Transcriptional regulation of Ahr on microRNAs in innate and adaptive immune cells.

·         Epigenetic regulation of cancer progression and metastasis by Ahr/microRNA axis.

Teaching Experience:

·         Immunology

·         Haematology

·         Molecular Genetics

·         Cytology

·         Biology

·         Virology

·         Blood Bank


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