Academic Catalog 2016–2017

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Department of Natural Sciences

Faculty and Staff


  • Kabbani, Ahmad, Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry
  • Daher, Costantine, Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences    Assistant Dean, School of Arts and Sciences

Associate Professors

  • Abi-Habib, Ralph, PhD. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology     Associate Chair
  • El-Sibai, Mirvat, Ph.D. in Molecular Pharmacology
  • El-Maari, Osman, Ph.D in Molecular Biology and Genetics 
  • Houri, Ahmad, Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry
  • Khalaf, Roy, Ph.D. in Molecular Biology   Chair
  • Korfali, Samira, Ph.D. in Environmental Geochemistry
  • Na’was Tarek, Ph.D. in Basic Medical Sciences
  • Rizk, Sandra, Ph.D. in Biochemistry    Director of Honors and Freshman Programs
  • Semaan, Mars, Ph.D. in Atomic Physics    Dean of Students
  • Tokajian, Sima, Ph.D. in Microbiology
  • Wex, Brigitte, Ph.D, Photochemistry
  • Zeeni, Nadine, Ph.D. in Human Nutrition

Assistant Professors

  • Al Aridi, Jomana, Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry
  • Bassil, Maya, Ph.D. in Human Nutrition
  • Hassan, Hussein, Ph.D. in Food Science and Agriculture Chemistry
  • Khalil, Christian, Ph.D. in Environmental Taxicology and Health
  • Khnayzer, Rony, Ph.D. in Photochemical Chemistry
  • Mattar, Lama, Ph.D. in Human Nutrition
  • Mikhael, Marc, Ph.D. in Physiology Visiting Assistant Professor
  • Mouawad, Nelly, Ph.D. in Astronomy
  • Romanos, Jimmy, Ph.D. in Physics
  • Sleiman, Sama,  PhD,  Biochemistry
  • Taleb, Robin, Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry

Senior Instructors

  • Naous, Ghada, M.S. in Organic Chemistry
  • Obeid, Samir, M.S. in Computer Science 


  • Karnaby, Sandra, M.S. in Clinical Nutrition


  • Bou Farah, Helena, Senior Lab Supervisor, Biology   Byblos
  • Farah, Maya, Senior Lab Supervisor, Biology   Byblos
  • El-Ghorayeb, Rana, Lab Supervisor, Chemistry)  Byblos
  • Haidar Ahmad, Diala, Senior Lab Supervisor, Physics   Beirut
  • Jabi, Sawsan, Senior Lab Superviso, Biology   Beirut
  • Karam, Jean, Senior Animal Room Technician   Byblos
  • Naccash, Hanan, Senior Academic Assistant   Beirut
  • Salloum, Lara, Academic Assistant  Byblos
  • Wehbe, Marwan, Lab Supervisor, Chemistry   Beirut

Contact Information



  • Extension 2320
  • Block A, Room 821
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Programs Offered