Lina Begdache, Research Assistant Professor

Office: WG-20
Phone: 607.777.5299
Fax: 607.777.2495
Email: lina@binghamton.edu


Education

Certified Nuitrition Specialist-Scholar

PhD, Cell and Molecular Biology - Binghamton University

MS, Nutrition Sciences - SUNY at Buffalo

BS, Nutrition and Dietetics - American University of Beirut

ACEND-Accredited Dietetic Internship-The Sage Colleges


Teaching Overview

HWS 332: Nutrition

HWS 410: Pathophysiology of  Nutrition Related Diseases

NURS 568: Human Nutrition and Metabolism

BIOL 118: Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology

BIOL 311: Principles of Cell Biology

BIOL 301: Molecular Genetics


Research Areas

  • Epigenetics
  • Nutrigenomics and Nutrigenetics
  • Neurodegeneration
  • GERD
  • Nutrition and Mental Distress


Awards and Honors

Certificate of Recognition-Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics - 2014

Outstanding Dietetic Student in Dietetic Internship - NY State Dietetic Association - 2014

The National Scholars Honor Society - MagnaCumLaude - 2008

Graduate Research Day Award - Binghamton University - 2008

Graduate Student Excellence in Teaching Award - Binghamton University - 2006

Annette Rachman Scholarship Award - University at Buffalo - 1996, 1997


Selective Publications/Abstracts/Posters

Begdache L- Nutrition in Health and Pathophysiology of Disease- First edition University Readers publisher- ISBN 978-1-60927-558-7.


Begdache L. NADPH oxidase in PC12 cell differentiation and apoptosis- 2008 ISBN-10: 0-549-70617-8


Begdache L. Effect of fatty acid and sterol composition on the growth and differentiation of 3T3-L1 cell line-1998


Begdache L., Chaar M., Tastle W. 2014. Association between dietary patterns and stress in Binghamton University and Ithaca College students. 7th Annual Binghamton Biomedical Research Conference


Begdache L., Patel K., Sorber H., Mahjabeen S., Marhaba J., Hila A. 2014. A Low Glycemic Index Diet Decrease Symptom Severity of Gastroesophageal Disease. 7th Annual Binghamton Biomedical Research Conference


Yasmin P., and Begdache L. 2014. The effectiveness of nutritional education and aid on pregnant women in Bangladesh. Research Days-Binghamton University


Begdache L., Patel K., Sorber H., Mahjabeen S., Marhaba J., Hila A. 2014. A Low Glycemic Index Diet May Improve Mood in Students with Gastroesophageal Disease. 7th Annual Binghamton Biomedical Research Conference


Begdache L., Lewis J., Marhaba J., Garruto RM. 2014. Polymrophisms in one-carbon metabolism may be linked to Guam ALS. 7th Annual Binghamton Biomedical Research Conference


Begdache L. and Tammariello S.P. NADPH oxidase in PC12 cell differentiation and apoptosis. Binghamton University- Graduate Research Day-2008


Begdache L. and Tammariello S.P. Effect of angiotensin II on NADPH oxidase subunit expression in neuronal differentiation and apoptosis. Binghamton University Biological Sciences Department Annual Symposium-2008


Begdache L. and Tammariello S.P. Expression of Nox1 and Nox4 in neuronal differentiation and apoptosis- Abstract. 1st Annual Binghamton Biomedical Research Conference- Biomedical Problems of the 21st century-2006


Begdache L. and Tammariello S.P. Nox expression and distribution in neuronal differentiation and apoptosis. Binghamton University Biological Sciences Department Annual Symposium- 2006


Lively L., Begdache L. and Tammariello S.P. The role of NADPH oxidase in apoptosis of PC12 cells- Poster. Binghamton University- 2005


Begdache L. and Tammariello S.P, NADPH oxidase and homologs: Implication in neuronal apoptosis. Binghamton University Biological Sciences Department Annual Symposium- 2005


Hilburger E.W., Conte E., Begdache L. and Tammariello S.P. Expression of Nox 1 and Nox 4 during neuronal apoptosis. Poster. Society for Free Radical Biology and Medicine Annual Meeting-2004

Last Updated: 12/10/14