Dr. Mohammed El Majdoubi

The Brain of Homo Digitalis

DR. MOHAMMED EL MAJDOUBI, PHD – Neurobiologist and Professor

The impact of digital technologies on the brains and behavior of the millennial generation… Plan to understand your kids way better.

Dr. Mohammed El Majdoubi holds a BS in Physiology (1991), a MS (1992) and a Ph.D. in Neuroscience & Pharmacology (1996) with a focus on neuroplasticity from the University of Bordeaux, France. Dr. Majdoubi came to the United States in 1997 to work as a Research Associate studying the neurobiology of puberty at the University of Pittsburgh Primate Center, before joining the University of California San Francisco in 2000 as an Assistant Research Scientist and Director of the Morphology Core Facility. He joined the faculty of Dominican University of California in 2005, where he serves as an Associate Professor of Neurobiology. His current research is focused on the neuronal differentiation of stem cells. Dr. Majdoubi has published 18 peer-reviewed scientific publications and has given 25 presentations at international meetings. He teaches a broad array of courses, including, among others, Neuroscience, Stem Cell Biology, Ethics, Research Methodology, Human Physiology and Cell Imaging Technology in the Department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics. He also teaches courses for the Honors Program and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. Dr. Majdoubi was honored by his students with the Dominican Teacher of the Year Award in 2009.