Effat Zeidan Hatoum

Effat Zeidan Hatoum , Ph.D.

Associate Professor / Director, Master's in Interdisciplinary Studies Program (Online)

Office Phone: (951) 343-3979
Email: ezeidan@calbaptist.edu
Department: Arts & Sciences
Office Location: Tyler Offices, Third Floor, Suite 380
Office Hours: Call to Make an Appointment


Degree Major Emphasis Institution Date
B.S. Chemistry American University of Beirut 2012
Ph.D. NanoScience University of North Carolina at Greensboro 2016

Classes Taught

BIO153 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I

BIO143 - Principles of Biology 

BIO143L - Principles of Biology Lab

CHE102 - Fundamentals of Chemistry

MAT095 - Elementary Algebra

MAT115 - Intermediate Algebra

MAT123 - Survey of Mathematics 

ENV151- Introduction to the Geosciences

ENC151L- Introduction to the Geosciences Lab 

IDS 498- Interdisciplinary Studies Capstone

IDS500- Introduction to Interdisciplinary Studies 

IDS 599- Integrative Capstone 

Academic Areas / Scholarly Interests

Chemical Biology

Science at the Nanoscale

The dialogue between Science and Faith 

Motivational Learning 

Integration of Faith to science learning

Teaching Experience at Institutions Other than CBU

NanoChemistry Laboratory

Fundamentals of Chemistry

General Chemistry

Intermediate Algebra 

Research, Presentations, and Publications

Research and Publications:

Vance, S. A., Zeidan, E., Williams, L. B., Starobin, J. M., & Sandros, M. G. (2013). An Easy Method To Synthesize Carbon-Coated Quantum Dots. Nano LIFE, 03(01), 1340006.

Zeidan E, Vance S, Sandros MG (2014) Current nanodelivery systems for imaging and therapeutics. In: Kelkar AD, Herr DJC, Ryan JG (ed) Nanoscience and nanoengineering: advances and applications. CRC press, Boca Raton, pp 113- 130.

Zeidan, E., Kepley, C. L., Sayes, C., & Sandros, M. G. (2015). Surface plasmon resonance: a label-free tool for cellular analysis. Nanomedicine, 10(11), 1833-1846.

Vance, S.*, Zeidan, E.*, Henrich, V. C., & Sandros, M. G. (2016). Comparative Analysis of Human Growth Hormone in Serum Using SPRi, Nano-SPRi and ELISA Assays. Journal of Visualized Experiments, (107).

Zeidan, E., Li, S., Zhou, Z., Miller, J., & Sandros, M. G. (2016). Single-Multiplex Detection of Organ Injury Biomarkers using SPRi based Nano-Immunosensor. Scientific Reports, 6, 36348.

Zeidan, E., Shivaji, R., Henrich, V. C., & Sandros, M. G. (2016). Nano-SPRi Aptasensor for the Detection of Progesterone in Buffer. Scientific Reports, 6, 26714.

Oral Presentations:

Zeidan, E. and Sandros, M.G. “In Vitro Assessment of Nanomaterials Cytotoxicity Using Surface Plasmon Resonance Imaging”- The Great Scientific Expo, SciX presented by FACCS. Reno, Nevada. September,  2014

Poster Presentations:

Vance, S. A., Zeidan, E., Williams, L. B., Starobin, J. M., & Sandros, M. G. “An easy method to synthesize carbon-coated quantum dots”.

  •     Nanomanufacturing Conference, Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering-UNCG. Greensboro, NC. September, 2013.
  •     CNC-ACS 14th Annual Poster Night, Syngenta. Greensboro, NC.  April, 2014
  •     1st Electronic Conference on Materials.  May, 2014.

Vance, S.*, Zeidan, E.*, Henrich, V. C., & Sandros, M. G. “Measuring Human Growth Hormone levels using a NanoSPRi Platform”

  •     CNC-ACS 15th Annual Poster Night, Syngenta. Greensboro, NC.  April, 2015

Church Membership / Activities

Sandals Church 

Community Service / Involvement

American Scientific Affiliation (ASA)

Christian Women in Science (CWiS)

Association for Interdisciplinary Studies (AIS)

Personal Quote / Scripture / Philosophy of Education

“The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind.” ~ Khalil Gibran