Walaa is a postdoctoral associate interested in applying organoid models and single-cell technologies to understand cancer metastasis and resistance to immunotherapies. Originally from Saudi Arabia, Walaa obtained a Bachelors degree in Life Sciences at Alfaisal University after which she completed a Cancer Biology-Clinical & Translational Oncology PhD degree from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences in Houston, TX focusing on drug/target discovery in pancreatic cancer. Walaa enjoys playing the flute, ziplining, basketball and everything ice-cream.

Compressed phenotypic screens for complex multicellular models and high-content assays
  • Mead et al.,
  • bioRxiv,
  • 2023
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Genomics
  • Cancer
  • Computational Methods
  • R&D
  • Statistics
  • Technology
  • Ben Mead
  • Conner Kummerlowe
  • Ivy Liu
  • Walaa Kattan
  • Thomas Nok Hin Cheng
  • Peter Winter
  • Alex K. Shalek