Dr. Sanaa Al Attas is Assistant Professor at King Abdul-Aziz University. She has a PhD (King Abdul-Aziz University, 2008) in Medical Virology and Master of Science (King Abdul-Aziz University, 2002) in Microbiology\Virology.
Dr. Al Attas has been teaching different courses (Virology 330, Microbiology 231, First Aid 200) at KAU – Jeddah in the Science Faculty since 2009. Her goal is to expand the frontiers of science by interactive learning and teaching coupled with continuous research. To her, learning and teaching is an art; it requires training, effort, research, constant development and innovation, and it has to be supported by the professor, students and the decision makers.
She has some peer-reviewed publications, works on the Department curriculum development and is a Principal Investigator on several research projects. Her research interests include diagnostic molecular virology, vaccine evaluation and efficiency, diagnostics of human and animal viral or microbial diseases, epidemiology of viral diseases.