Dr. Reem Khalil | American University of Sharjah


College / Department

Teaching areas

General Biology, Human Anatomy & Physiology, Neurobiology, Developmental Neurobiology, Sensory perception

Research areas

My research focuses on the structure and function of neural circuits in the mammalian visual cortex, as well as their development. Specifically, I am interested in elucidating how the pattern of neural connections among different visual areas relates to the physiological maturation of these circuits.


PhD, Biology/neuroscience, The City University of New York, United States, 2013
MA, Biology, The City University of New York, United States, 2010
BA, Biochemistry, The City University of New York, United States, 2002

Professional experience

Associate Professor, Biology, American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2014 - Present
Postdoctoral Researcher, The City University of New York, New York, United States, 2013 - 2014


New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS), May 2011
Society for Arab Neuroscientists (SFAN), September 2010
International Brain Research Organization (IBRO), September 2007
Society for Neuroscience (SFN), September 2007
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