Mayada grew up in Cairo, Egypt and pursued her Master of Science from The American University in Cairo. Mayada is enchanted by structural biology and protein biochemistry. In her free time she loves acrylic painting and listening to music.
Mayada is a PhD candidate in Isabelle Rouiller’s Lab based at the University of Melbourne/Bio21 node. Her PhD will investigate the role of TACAN membrane protein as a mechanosensitive ion channel in chronic pain using cryo EM, electrophysiology and NMR.