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Prof. Raed A. Al-Qawasmeh Academic RankProfessor

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  • Organic Chemistry

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- Post Doctoral Researcher, State University of New York at stony Brook, 2000, mentor Prof. Scott Sieburth, Design and synthesis of novel silanediol inhibitors for matrix metalloproteases (MMP). - Ph.D., University of Tübingen (Germany), 1999. Thesis adviser: Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Wolfgang Voelter. Thesis title: Anhydropentoses as “Chirons“ for Regio- and Stereoselective Annulation of Aza-, Oxa, and Thiacyclic Systems on Carbohydrate Scaffolds and Novel Neutral Proteinase Inhibitors. - M. Sc. in chemistry, University of Jordan, 1994. Thesis advisor: Prof. Musa Abu Zarga and Prof. Salim Sabri. Thesis title: Chemical Constituents of Flora of Jordan (VII): Constituents of Artemisia arborescens and Alhagi maurorum
01/2019- Professor, Organic chemistry, Department of Chemistry. Sharjah University-sharjah/UAE. 5/14-12/2018 Professor, Organic chemistry, Department of Chemistry. The University of Jordan. 5/10-5/2014 Associate Prof., Organic chemistry, Department of Chemistry. The University of Jordan. 09/05-5/2010 Assistant Prof., Organic chemistry, Department of Chemistry. The University of Jordan. 01/01-12/04 Research Scientist (Project leader): Organic Medicinal Chemistry. Lorus Therapeutics Inc., 2 Meridian Road, Toronto M9W 4Z7 (Now under the Name Aptose Biosciences). 04/99-04/00 Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Chemistry, State University of New York at Stony Brook. 04/93-04/94 Research assistant at Department of Chemistry /University of Jordan.
- Vice president of the Jordanian Chemical Society. - Member of the department committee for graduate studies. - Member of the department committee for scientific research - Co-Founder of Ghabati: a nonprofit organization aimed to build a green Jordan, to help lower the pollution. The mission is to plant 1000000 trees in selected area to form the core for future public forests. - Member of the committee for organization of scientific lectures for public. - Chair organizing committee for the 1st International Conference on Natural Products and Drug Discovery. - - Member of the organizing committee for the 14th Jordanian Chemical Conference. - Member of the Faculty committee for appointments and promotions. - Faculty representative at the University of Jordan board council. - Member of the department committee for syllabus developments. - Member of the committee of development and accreditation for the Faculty of science. - Member of the scientific committee for the University Model School (The school related to the University with classes from grade one to the highest grade before the university studies). - Department representative at the faculty of science council board. - Member of the faculty of science committee for student behavior and judgments. - Member of the organization committee for the 11th Eurasia conference - Member of the committee for the 10th Jordanian Chemical Society conference.
- Yaseen A Al-Soud, H Ala’a, Luay Abu-Qatouseh, Amneh Shtaiwi, Alhelal Kafa’AS, Hossam H Al-Suod, Sondos O Alsawakhneh, Raed A Al-Qawasmeh “Nitroimidazoles Part 9. Synthesis, molecular docking, and anticancer evaluations of piperazine-tagged imidazole derivatives” Zeitschrift für Naturforschung B , 2021, 76 (5), 293-302 - Bader A Salameh, Kayed A Abu-Safieh, Eman H Al-Hushki, Wamidh H Talib, Israa A Al- ataby, Raed A Al-Qawasmeh “New maleimide 1,2,3-triazole hybrids: design, synthesis, anticancer, and antimicrobial activities” Monatshefte für Chemie-Chemical Monthly 2020, 151 (10), 1609-1619 - Raed A Al‐Qawasmeh, Nura A Hussein, Ihsan Shehadi, Monther A Khanfar, Bader A Salameh” Design and Synthesis of Aminoacetylenic Indole and Carbazole Hybrid Compounds” ChemistrySelect 2020, 5 (22), 6834-6839 - Raed A. Al-Qawasmeh, Louy A. Al-Nazer, Sarah A. Dawlat-Kari, Luay Abu-Qatouseh, Salim S. Sabri, Murad A. AlDamen and Mutasem Sinnokrot ”Design, Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Isoxazole Tagged Indole Hybrid Compounds” Open Chemistry 2020, 18(1), 138-148. - Raed A. Al-Qawasmeh, Yaseen A. Al-Soud, Kafa’ A. S. Alhelal, Monther A. Khanfar” Crystal structure of 3-(1-benzyl-2-ethyl-4-nitro-1Himidazol-5-ylthio)-propanoic acid, C15H17N3O4S” Z. Kristallogr. NCS, 2020, accepted. -. MA AlDamen, MO Sinnokrot, SB Atta, RA Al Qawasmeh, CJ Gómez-García “Crystal structure and magnetic properties of a new Wells-Dawson [bP 2 CoW 17 O 62] 10-polyoxoanion” J. Struc. Chem. 2020,61,(4), 589-595. - Fatema Hersi, Hany A. Omar, Raed A. Al-Qawasmeh, Zainab Ahmad, Areej M. Jaber, Dana M. Zaher, Taleb H. Al-Tel ”Design and synthesis of new energy restriction mimetic agents: Potent anti-tumor activities of hybrid motifs of aminothiazoles and coumarins” Scientific Reports, 10, 2020, 2393 - Bader A. Salameh, , Haneen Mahmoud and Munther Khanfar Raed A. Al-qawasmeh “Benzimidazole derivatives via Regioselective substitution of dichloro pyrrolobenzimidazole” J. Heterocycl. Chem. 56(5), 2019, 1530-1541 - Anas J. Rasras, Mutasem Sinnokrot, Murad A. AlDamen, Monther A. Khanfar, Raed A. Al-Qawasmeh” The crystal structure of 3-(1H-benzo[d]imidazol-2-yl)-7-chloro-1-cyclopropyl-6-fluoro-1,4-dihydroquinolin-dimethylsulfoxide (1/1),C21H19ClFN3O2S” Z. Kristallogr. NCS, 234(4), 2019, 645-647. - Vunnam Srinivasulu, Paul Schilf, Saleh Ibrahim, Monther A Khanfar, Scott McN Sieburth, Hany Omar, Anusha Sebastian, Raed A AlQawasmeh, Matthew John O’Connor, Taleb H Al-Tel’Multidirectional desymmetrization of pluripotent building block en route to diastereoselective synthesis of complex nature-inspired scaffolds ‘Nature communications, 9(1), 2018, 4989 - Monther A. Khanfar , Areej M. Jaber, Murad A. AlDamen Raed A. Al-Qawasmeh “Synthesis, Characterization, Crystal Structure, and DFT Study of a New Square Planar Cu(II) Complex Containing Bulky Adamantane Ligand” Molecule, 23(3), 2018, 701 46. Hamadeh Tarazi, Raed Abu Odeh, Raed Al-Qawasmeh, Imad Abu Yousef, Wolfgang Voelter, Taleb H Al-Tel “Design, synthesis and SAR analysis of potent BACE1 inhibitors: Possible lead drug candidates for Alzheimer's disease” European Journal of medicinal Chemistry (125), (2017), 1213-1224.. - Al-Qawasmeh R. A.; Huthail B. B.; Sinnokrot M. O.; Semreen M. H.; Odeh R. A; Abu-Zarga M. H.; Tarazi H.; Yousef I. A.; Al-Tel T. H.” Design, Synthesis and Qualitative Structure Activity Relationship Evaluations of Quinoline-Based Bisarylimidazoles as Antibacterial Motifs” Medicinal Chemistry (2016), 12(6), 563-573.
- Al-Qawasmeh, R.; Young, H. A.; Huesca, M.; Lee, Y. "2,4,5-Trisubstituted imidazoles and their use as anti-microbial agents" US 8,394,815 B2 / 2013 - Al-Qawasmeh, R. A.; Zahra, J.; El-Abadelah, M.” Thiadiazolo[3,4-h]quinoline-7-carboxylic acids, salts and esters, processes for their preparation and their use as antiviral, antibiotic and antitumor agents” National Patent Application (2013) Jordan - Huesca, M.; Young, A.; Lee, Y.; Khine, A.; Wright, J.; Lock, L.; AL-Qawasmeh, R. "2-Indolyl imidazo [4,5-D] Phenanthroline derivatives and their use in the treatment of cancer" US 8148392 B2 (2012) - Al-Qawasmeh, R.; Young, H. A.; Huesca, M.; Lee, Y. "2,4,5-Trisubstituted imidazoles and their use as anti-microbial agents" US 7884120 B2/ (2011) - Raed Al-Qawasmeh, “2, 4, 5 - Trisubstituted Imidazoles And Their Use As Anti-Microbial Agents” United States Patent Application, 2007/0105929 - Huesca; Mario, Al-Qawasmeh; Raed, Young; Aiping H, Lee; Yoon” Aryl imidazoles and their use as anti-cancer agents” United States Patent Application, 2007/0123553 - Huesca; M.; Al-Qawasmeh, R.; Young, A. H.; Lee, Y.” Aryl imidazoles and their use as anti-cancer agents” United States Patent Application, 2008/0262015. - Huesca, M.; Young, A.; Lee, Y.; Khine, A.; Wright, J.; Lock, L. Al-Qawasmeh, R. “2-INDOLYL IMIDAZO[4,5-D]PHENANTHROLINE DERIVATIVES AND THEIR USE IN THE TREATMENT OF CANCER” WO/2006/126177. - Mario Huesca, Raed A. Al-Qawasmeh, Aiping Young and Yoon Lee “ARYL IMIDAZOLES AND THEIR USE AS ANTI-CANCER AGENTS” WO/2005/047266. - Mario Huesca, Raed A. Al-Qawasmeh, Aiping Young and Yoon Lee “2,4,5-TRISUBSTITUTED IMIDAZOLES AND THEIR USE AS ANTI-MICROBIAL AGENTS” WO/2004/016086.
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