Decker School of Nursing

Decker Health and Wellness Studies Faculty/Staff

Lina Begdache

Assistant Professor

Health and Wellness Studies

Education

  • PhD, cell and molecular biology, Binghamton University
  • MS, nutrition sciences, SUNY at Buffalo
  • BS, nutrition and dietetics, American University of Beirut
  • ACEND Accredited Dietetic Internship, The Sage Colleges
  • Certified nutrition specialist scholar
  • Registered dietitian-nutritionist

Teaching overview

  • HWS 332: Nutrition
  • HWS 410: Pathophysiology of  Nutrition Related Diseases
  • NURS 568: Human Nutrition and Metabolism
  • BIOL 118: Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology
  • BIOL 311: Principles of Cell Biology
  • BIOL 301: Molecular Genetics

Research areas/interests

  • Nutrigenomics and nutrigenetics
  • Neurodegeneration
  • Nutrition and mental distress
  • Microbiota

Awards and honors

  • Certificate of Recognition, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 2014
  • Outstanding Dietetic Student in Dietetic Internship, New York State Dietetic Association, 2014
  • The National Scholars Honor Society, Magna Cum Laude, 2008
  • Graduate Research Day Award, Binghamton University, 2008
  • Graduate Student Excellence in Teaching Award, Binghamton University, 2006
  • Annette Rachman Scholarship Award, University at Buffalo, 1996, 1997

Selected publications/Abstracts

  • Begdache L- Nutrition in Health and Pathophysiology of Disease- First edition University Readers publisher- ISBN 978-1-60927-558-7.
  • Begdache L. NADPH oxidase in PC12 cell differentiation and apoptosis- 2008 ISBN-10: 0-549-70617-8
  • Begdache L. Effect of fatty acid and sterol composition on the growth and differentiation of 3T3-L1 cell line-1998
  • Begdache L., Chaar M., Tastle W. 2014. Association between dietary patterns and stress in Binghamton University and Ithaca College students. 7th Annual Binghamton Biomedical Research Conference
  • Begdache L., Patel K., Sorber H., Mahjabeen S., Marhaba J., Hila A. 2014. A Low Glycemic Index Diet Decrease Symptom Severity of Gastroesophageal Disease. 7th Annual Binghamton Biomedical Research Conference
  • Yasmin P., and Begdache L. 2014. The effectiveness of nutritional education and aid on pregnant women in Bangladesh. Research Days-Binghamton University
  • Begdache L., Patel K., Sorber H., Mahjabeen S., Marhaba J., Hila A. 2014. A Low Glycemic Index Diet May Improve Mood in Students with Gastroesophageal Disease. 7th Annual Binghamton Biomedical Research Conference
  • Begdache L., Lewis J., Marhaba J., Garruto RM. 2014. Polymrophisms in one-carbon metabolism may be linked to Guam ALS. 7th Annual Binghamton Biomedical Research Conference
  • Begdache L. and Tammariello S.P. NADPH oxidase in PC12 cell differentiation and apoptosis. Binghamton University- Graduate Research Day-2008
  • Begdache L. and Tammariello S.P. Effect of angiotensin II on NADPH oxidase subunit expression in neuronal differentiation and apoptosis. Binghamton University Biological Sciences Department Annual Symposium-2008
  • Begdache L. and Tammariello S.P. Expression of Nox1 and Nox4 in neuronal differentiation and apoptosis- Abstract. 1st Annual Binghamton Biomedical Research Conference- Biomedical Problems of the 21st century-2006
  • Begdache L. and Tammariello S.P. Nox expression and distribution in neuronal differentiation and apoptosis. Binghamton University Biological Sciences Department Annual Symposium- 2006
  • Lively L., Begdache L. and Tammariello S.P. The role of NADPH oxidase in apoptosis of PC12 cells- Poster. Binghamton University- 2005
  • Begdache L. and Tammariello S.P, NADPH oxidase and homologs: Implication in neuronal apoptosis. Binghamton University Biological Sciences Department Annual Symposium- 2005
  • Hilburger E.W., Conte E., Begdache L. and Tammariello S.P. Expression of Nox 1 and Nox 4 during neuronal apoptosis. Poster. Society for Free Radical Biology and Medicine Annual Meeting-2004

Last Updated: 2/28/17