Smart Hybrid Materials (SHMs)
مختبر شمس لعلوم النانو
Self-Assembled Nanomaterials for Biomedical, Sensing and Separation Applications


Kholod Alamoudi

PhD Students

Ph.D. (2017)

Research Interests

Using liposomes for therapeutic gene delivery system.
  • Studying the process of DNA-liposome interactions in an effort to reach to a very efficient lipoplex structure.
  • Applying different techniques to examine the effective role of  lipoplex in cancer therapy

Selected Publications

  • Fatieiev, Y.; Croissant, J.; Alamoudi, K.; Khashab, N. Cellular Internalization and Biocompatibility of Periodic Mesoporous Organosilica Nanoparticles with Tunable Morphologies: from Nanospheres to Nanowires. ChemPlusChem 2017, DOI: 10.1002/cplu.201600560
  • Omar, H.; Croissant, J. G.; Alamoudi, K.; Alsaiari, S.; Alradwan, I.; Majrashi, M. A.; Anjum, D. H.; Martins, P.; Moosa, B.; Almalik, A.; Khashab, N. M. Biodegradable Magnetic Silica@Iron Oxide Nanovectors with Ultra-Large Mesopores for High Protein Loading, Magnetothermal Release, and Delivery. Journal of Controlled Release 2016, DOI: 10.1016/j.jconrel.2016.11.032
  • Sivashankar, S.; Agambayev, S.; Alamoudi, K.; Buttner, U.; Khashab, N. M.; Salama, K. N. Compatibility Analysis of 3D Printer Resin for Biological Applications. Micro & Nano Letters 2016, 11, 654-659
  • Patil, S.; Moosa, B.; Alsaiari, S.; Alamoudi, K.; Alshamsan, A.; Almailk, A.; Adil, K.; Eddaoudi, M.; Khashab, N. Supramolecular Self-Assembly of Histidine-Capped-Dialkoxy-Anthracene: A Visible Light Triggered Platform for facile siRNA Delivery. Chem. - Eur. J. 2016, 22, 13789–13793


  • 2013-2017 Ph.D. Department of Bioscience, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Thuwal, KSA
  • 2011-2012 M.S. Department of Bioscience, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST),  Thuwal, KSA
  • 2004-2008 B.S. Department of  Microbiology , King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, KSA