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


Somayah Qutub

PhD Students

Research Interests

Somayah is interested in studying proteins encapsulation in MOFs system and cancer vaccine, and their applications in immune therapy.

Selected Publications

Impact of aggregation triggering ultrashort self-assembling peptide motifs on the solubility of proteins
Muhammad Saleem, Somayah Salah Qutub, Hepi Hari Susapto and Charlotte AE Hauser
Frontiers in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 10.15761/FNN.1000174, 2018


  • ​M.Sc. Bioscience, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, 2018
  • B.Sc, Biotechnology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada, 2016 ​

Professional Profile

  • ​​​2015: Summer Trainee, at Jamjoom pharmaceutical Company, Saudi Arabia
  • 2013: Research Intern, Taibah University, Madinah, Saudi Arabia

Scientific and Professional Memberships

  • ​Golden Key International Honor Society​


  • ​Academic Excellence Award from the Saudi Arabian Cultural Bureau in Canada, 2013- 2015​

KAUST Affiliations

  • Advanced Membranes and Porous Materials Center (AMPMC)
  • Division of Physical Science and Engineering (PSE)