Professor Johnny Stiban leads a course and lectures at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Dr. Johnny Stiban, chair of the Department of Biology and Biochemistry at Birzeit University, recently led an advanced course, in addition to two seminars, in biochemistry at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, as part of the Erasmus+ exchange program. 

In the course, held from October 8-12, 2018, Dr. Stiban presented an overview of the latest findings in the biochemistry of lipids - his area of expertise. In the seminars, Dr. Stiban presented faculty and master students with novel finding prepared by researchers at Birzeit University regarding food consumption and the effects of carbonated beverages on weight gain. 

Dr. Stiban also explored channels of academic cooperation and partnership between Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and Birzeit University in several meetings with Chair of the Department of Genetics, Development, and Molecular Biology Alexandros Triantafyllidis and Chair of the Department of Biohemistry Georgios Mosialos.