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 Membership

    • ​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)
    • Biological and Environmental Science and Engineering Division (BESE)

    Research Interests Keywords

    Biotechnology Nanotechnology Immune therapy