Imad Shams, Dr.

Shams Imad, Prof.

(Evolutionary biology; Geography, Environment & Natural Resources Management)

Prof. Imad Shams is a faculty member of the University of Haifa’s Department of Evolutionary and Environmental Biology (Faculty of Natural Sciences) and holds a senior researcher position at the University’s Institute of Evolution. His research interests include environmental stress tolerance in subterranean mammals; and adaptations to hypoxia and oxidative stress as requisite for cancer resistance and longevity. 

Prof. Shams previously held a position as research associate at the Ziv Medical Center Research Division in Safed, Israel. He graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University’s Department of Human and Animal Physiology with an MSc ad BSc in Biology, and completed his PhD at the University of Haifa’s Institute of Evolution under the supervision of Prof. Eviatar Nevo and Prof. Aaron Avivi. Before returning to the University of Haifa as faculty member, he completed three years as postdoctoral associate at Yale University School of Medicine’s Department of Pharmacology.


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