Haigazian University

Hayat Harati, PhD.

Dr . Hayat Harati
Assistant Professor
School of Arts and Sciences/Faculty of Natural Sciences
Office: Mehagian Bldg., 604
Tel.ext.: 317



I am an experienced biologist having a PhD and Post Doc in Neuroscience; my knowledge is grounded in theories and methods in the field of behavioral and cognitive neuroscience.

I was implicated in more than 11 years of teaching at the Lebanese University: (i) Faculty of Medical Sciences, (ii) Faculty of Sciences, (iii) Neurosciences Research Center (NRC), and the American University of Beirut, Haigazian University, and Al Kafaat University.

In my previous positions, I gained exposure to research in behavioral neuroscience, clinical and basic biology. In each role, I earned commendations for the quality of my research, including Grant writing, project management, data collection, quantitative analysis, results interpretation, writing scientific publications and participating in national and international scientific communications.

I am fluent in English, French and Arabic.


Human Embryology, Human Genetics, Histology, Cell Biology, Neuroanatomy, Neurodevelopment disorders.


Neurodegenerative disorders, Clinical evaluation of brain tumors.






  • Post-Doctoral study in Neurogenetics, 2010-2013, American University of Beirut (AUB), Lebanon, in collaboration with Massachussetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical school.
  • Post-Doctoral study in Neurogenetics, 2010-2011, Massachussetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston MA, USA.
  • Doctoral study in Neurosciences, 2006-2009, Strasbourg University, Strasbourg, France.
  • Diplomas of advanced studies DEA (Master 2) in Neuropharmacology, 2003-2004, Louis Pasteur University, Strasbourg, France
  • Bachelor degree in Biology, 1999-2003, Lebanese University, Lebanon.