Our People
 
  • Dr. Amir Ali Khan
  • Head of Applied Biology Department
  • Academic RankAssistant Professor
  • Email:amkhan@sharjah.ac.ae
  • Tel:(06) 505-3825
  • Research Interests:The roles of microRNAs and differential genes regulation in the differentiation of Mesenchymal stem cells into Adipocytes and Neural lineages.
  • Prof. Ismail Saadoun
  • Vice Dean
  • Academic RankProfessor
  • Email:isaadoun@sharjah.ac.ae
  • Tel:(06) 505-3807
  • Specialization:Microbiology/Biotechnology
  • Research Interests: Isolation and characterization of antibiotic/metabolite-producing Streptomyces sp. Genetic determinants of antibiotic and/or other metabolites-producing Streptomyces sp. Enrichment of microorganisms from polluted sites to be used in biodegradation of contaminants. Physiology of off-flavor compounds production by cyanobacteria and actinomycetes. Water quality interm of fecal contamination, cyanotoxins and odor and taste problems.
  • Prof. Ihsan Ali Khlaif Al-Mahasenh
  • Professor
  • Academic Rank• Professor (1998) • Distinguished Professor for Leadership (2002) • Distinguished Professor for Leadership, as Awarded the American Gold Medal of Honor for Distinguished Leadership, American Biographical Institute, USA, 2002.
  • Email:imahasneh@sharjah.ac.ae
  • Tel:(06) 5053887
  • Specialization:Biotechnology & Genetic Engineering
  • Research Interests:• Eukaryotic Genomics: DNA sequencing & human genotyping of the Arabian Tribal genealogy (covering the Arabian world) using the DNA Microsatellite platform for the STR genes of Y chromosome as per the Arabian geneographic landscape towards establishment of Gene Therapy platform • Prokaryotic Genomics: DNA sequencing of bacterial 16S rDNA gene for clinical & industrial strains, production of antibiotic actinorhodin (by Streptomyces coelicolor strain), citric acid (by Aspergillus niger), SCP & carotene (by Spirulina strain) & alginate from Nostoc strains, Rhodopsin (by Halobacterium Jordanicus) using fermentation technology
  • Dr. Abdeleziz Tlili
  • Academic RankAssistant Professor
  • Email:atlili@sharjah.ac.ae
  • Tel:(06) 505-3811
  • Research Interests:Health Biotechnology, Genetic of monogenic diseases, genetic biomarkers, Bioinformatics, Hereditary Hearing Loss diseases, Pyridoxine-dependant epilepsies, Human molecular genetics, Molecular diagnostics.
  • Prof. Ali Al-Keblawy
  • Academic RankProfessor
  • Email:akeblawy@sharjah.ac.ae
  • Tel:(06) 505-3833
  • Specialization:Plant Ecology
  • Research Interests:Propagation of native Plants. Ecological Environmental Impact Assessment. Biodiversity and Conservation in Desert Plant Communities. Effect of Grazing on Plant Diversity in Desert Rangeland. Impact of plants f Native Flora of the UAE Deserts. Artificial Forests as Conservation Sites. Management of Wildlife and Livestock Populations in Desert Ecosystems. Plant Reproductive Ecology
  • Dr. HAssene Haj Kacem
  • Academic RankAssociate Professor
  • Email:hkacem@sharjah.ac.ae
  • Tel:(06) 505 3839
  • Specialization:Health Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, Human Genetics, High Throughput Analysis, Bioinformatics
  • Research Interests: Genetic Biomarkers of Human Diseases, Endocrine Pathologies, Genomic Authenticity Testing
  • Dr. Mona Rushdi Abdelhafez Hassuneh
  • Academic RankAssociate Professor
  • Email:mhassuneh@sharjah.ac.ae
  • Tel:(06) 505 3818
  • Research Interests:Tumor immunology; Role of cytokines in tumor growth and evasion of immune system; Immunotoxicology; Immunoregulation or modulation by natural products; Production of novel anti cancer monoclonal antibodies; Use of novel chemicals and nano-particles in cancer therapy and diagnosis.
  • Dr. Khalid Bajou
  • Academic RankAssistant Professor
  • Email:kbajou@sharjah.ac.ae
  • Tel:(06) 505-3832
  • Specialization:Biochemistry and Cell biology
  • Research Interests:Structure and function of Plasminogen activator Inhibitor-1. Cancer biology and tumor micro-environment . Tumor Angiogenesis and metastasis.
  • Dr Muhammad Nasir Khan
  • Assistant Professor
  • Academic RankAssistant Professor
  • Email:mnasir@sharjah.ac.ae
  • Tel:(06)505-3868
  • Specialization:Animal Biotechnology
  • Research Interests:Neuro-endocrinology, Cancer Biology, Environment, Epidemiology
  • Dr. Kareem Mosa
  • Assistant Professor
  • Academic RankAssistant Professor
  • Email:kmosa@sharjah.ac.ae
  • Tel:(06) 505 3838
  • Specialization:Plant Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology
  • Research Interests:• Identification and characterization of genes involved in plant biotic and abiotic stress tolerance. • Plant DNA barcoding. • Plant Omics (e.g., plant genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, metabolomics). • Plant nutraceuticals, Functional Foods, and Phytochemicals.
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