Levon Avedanian
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Levon Avedanian, Ph.D.

 

  
Dr. Levon Avedanian
Assistant Professor
Department of Biology
Office: MEH 604
Tel. ext.: 317
Levon.Avedanian@haigazian.edu.lb


BIO

Dr. Levon Avedanian is Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology. He combines experience from different disciplines of biomedical sciences, including Cell biology, Molecular biology and Immunology. He has authored and co-authored research articles in international peer-reviewed journals. He has presented talks in several international conferences (UK, Italy, Canada). His PhD and post-doctoral research have been recognized by several institutional and international awards.
As a faculty member at Haigazian University, Dr. Avedanian focuses on providing the students with coherent and contemporary insights into biomedical sciences and equipping them with the necessary skills for graduate studies.

TEACHING INTERESTS
Fundamental cell biology
Current trends in molecular biology and genetics
Biotechnology and gene manipulation

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS 
- Avedanian L., Riopel J., Bkaily G., Nader M., D'Orleans-Juste P., Jacques D. 2009. ET-A receptors are present in human aortic vascular endothelial cells and modulate intracellular calcium. Can J Physiol Pharmacol. 2010; 88(8): 817-29.
- Bkaily G., Avedanian L., Al-Khoury J., Provost C., Nader M., D’Orleans-Juste P. and Jacques D. Nuclear membranes receptors for ET-1 in cardiovascular function. Am J Physiol. 2011; 300(2): R251-63.
- Avedanian L., Jacques D and Bkaily G. Presence of tubular and reticular structures in the nucleus of human vascular smooth muscle cells. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2011; 50(1): 175-86.
- Ahmarani L, Avedanian L., Al-Khoury J.,  Perreaulit C., Jacques D and Bkaily G. whole cell and nuclear NADPH oxidases levels and distribution in human endocardial endothelial, vascular smooth muscle and vascular endothelial cells. Can J Physiol Pharmacol.2013; 91(1): 71-9.

ACADEMIC DEGREES
Ph.D. in Cell Biology, University of Sherbrooke, Canada
M.Sc. in Microbiology and Immunology, American University of Beirut
B.Sc. in Biology, Haigazian University
 
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