Dr. Sarah Dalibalta | American University of Sharjah


College / Department

Teaching areas

Cell and Molecular Biology, Physiology, Pharmacology, Biochemistry, and Genetics.

Research areas

My areas of research lie in investigating changes in the structure and function of ion channels in diseased states by using novel electrophysiological and mutagenesis techniques. Recently, I have been studying cardiovascular disease risk factors in the UAE population.


PhD, Cell Physiology And Pharmacology, University of Leicester, United Kingdom, 2008
BS, Biochemistry, University of Ulster, United Kingdom, 2004

Professional experience

Associate Professor, American University of Sharjah, Ash Shariqah, 2018 - Present
Assistant Professor, Department Of Biology, American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2011 - 2018
Post-doctoral Research Associate, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom, 2008 - 2010
Industrial Trainee, Research And Development, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, Kent, United Kingdom, 2002 - 2003


Corpus Christi College, Oxford, September 2008 - August 2010
Physiological Society, October 2004 - August 2008
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