Lab Alumni

Graduate Students Supervised/Co-supervised (Graduated)

MSc Thesis Supervisor: 

Mona Kamal Said Abdelaziz (2013) “Molecular variation of the tumor suppressor gene LATS1 in urinary bladder cancer and colon cancer in Egyptian patients”


Lotaief, Mohamed Mohamed (2012) “CRISPR diversity in brine pools of the Red Sea: a comparative study of clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats from the Red Sea metagenomes”


Ibrahim Farouk Farag (2012) - PhD student Oklahoma State University “Exploring the Biodiversity of Anammox in Atlantis II and Kebrit Brine Pools’ Interfaces”


Yasmine Moustafa Mohamed (2012) “Identification and characterization of a novel thermohalophilic esterase from the Red Sea; Atlantis II brine pool”


Ghada Mustafa (2012) - PhD student AUC "Unique biodiversity of the Red Sea brine floor revealed by comparative taxonomic analysis of ATLANTIS II and DISCOVERY DEEP brine sediments" 


Nardine Marsis (2011) - PhD student Texas A&M "Microbial and chemical profiles of sediments isolated from ATLANTIS II and DISCOVERY deep brine pools in the Red Sea" 


Rehab Abdallah (2011) - Research assistant AUC "Exploring the aerobic methanotrophs community in the Red Sea Atlantis II deep brine area" 


Peter Refki (2009) - PhD student University of Lyon - France “Molecular Variation of the Tumor Suppressor Gene LATS1 in Diverse Cancer Tissues”


MSc Thesis Co-Supervisor: 

Ossama Mohamed Salah El-Dien El-Sayed Ibrahim (2012) - PhD student Ecole Polytechnique Federale De Lausanne ““Structure-Function Analysis of a Neuron-Specific Vesicular ATPase in Neurotransmission”


Nadine Khedr (2012) "Molecular characterization of neuraminidase surface proteins of Influenzavirus B isolates from Egypt, 1999-2008" 


Dina Abdel Azeem (2011) - Graduate student London School of Economics "Bacterial Production of Human Discoidin Domain Receptor 2 (DDR2) Kinase and Its Gatekeeper Mutants to Assess Activation By Phosphorylation" 


Nada El-Ayouty (2011) "Characterization of the bacterial gut fauna of Phlebotomus papatasi: Culture dependent vs. culture independent techniques" 


Pola Demian (2011) - Researcher U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit 3 "Characterization of variant strains of respiratory adenoviruses isolated in Egypt from 2003 to 2010" 


Lamyaa Shaban (2010) “Molecular Characterization of Vibrio cholerae Isolates from African Countries”


Lobna Mourad (2010) - PhD student AUC “Molecular Characterization of Extended-Spectrum- "-Lactamases (ESBL) Producing Klebsiella pneumoniae and Escherichia coli Among Hospitalized Patient