Rawan Alghamdi

Technical Support

Research Specialist



Bldg. 2., level 3, 3204-22


Rawan Alghamdi is a biologist specialized in molecular biology and biotechnology, her main area of interest revolves on gene expression, sequencing, and functional genetics.

In 2018, Rawan started as a junior lab technician in the College of Science laboratories, biology department KAU and KFMRC.

In 2021, She finished her master degree and certified as a specialized medical laboratory - Genetics, Saudi Commission for Health Specialties (SCFHS) and started working as a molecular laboratory specialist in molecular diagnostic laboratories, focused on different molecular genetic techniques such as; Gene expression analysis, Clinical WES & WGS, RNA-Seq, Meta-genomics, Meta-transcriptomics, Fragment analysis, Sanger sequencing.

Rawan has also good experience in writing & implementing laboratory policies & SOPs following College of American Pathologists CAP and CBAHI guidelines.


At STEMD lab, she is currently working as a Research Specialist supporting the studies of the molecular dysregulations associated with X chromosome during the earliest stages of human development.

Research Interests

Genomics, Transcriptomics, Epigenetics, Gene expression, Sequencing, Stem cells.



  • 2021 Master degree in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, KAU.
  • 2016 Bachelor degree in Biology- Genetics, KAU.


Research Interests Keywords

Genomics Epigenetics Gene expression Sequencing Stem Cells transcriptomics