السيرة الذاتية للعميد

 

 

  

– Full Name: Dr. Saife Dawood Al-Ahmer

– Scientific degree: Assistant Professor

– Specialization: Genetic of microorganisms/ viruses

– Languages: Arabic, English

 

 – Career: Dean of Institute of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology       for Post Graduate Studies/ University of Baghdad.

 

– E-mail: [email protected]

                [email protected]

 

– Work Address:    Institute of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology for Post Graduate Studies/ University of Baghdad.

– Educational qualification:

DateUniversity/ CountryDepartment/

College or Institute

Degree
1995University of Baghdad/ IraqDep. of Biology/ College of ScienceB.Sc. in Biology
 

2001

 

University of Baghdad/ Iraq

Dep. of Biotechnology/ College of ScienceM.Sc. in Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology
 

2010

University of Baghdad/ Iraq

 

Mahidol University/ Thailand

-Institute of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology for Post       Graduate Studies.

– Dep. of Micrbiology/ Faculity of Science

Ph.D. in Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology

 

 

– Personal thesis:

 

Title of Master ThesisUniversity/ CountryDate

 

Molecular and Biochemical Study of Binding Ability of Congo Red dye with Some Genus of EnterobacteraceaUniversity of Baghdad / Iraq 

2001

Title of Ph.D. ThesisUniversity/ CountryDate

 

Molecular and Phenotypic Study for Substitution Mutation in Neuraminidase (NA) Gene of Avian Influenza (H5N1) Virus.University of Baghdad/ Iraq

 

Mahidol University/ Thailand

 

2010

 

 

– Careers:

 

DateWorkplace

 

CareerNo.
2002-2004Department of Genetic Engineering/ Institute of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology for Post Graduate Studies/ University of BaghdadAssistant Lecturer 

1

2004-2006=Assistant of Department Chairperson 

2

2006-2007Department of Microbiology/ Center of Researches and Drugs Production/ Ministry of IndustryScientific Research Counsel 

3

2010-2012Department of Genetic Engineering/ Institute of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology for Post Graduate Studies/ University of BaghdadLecturer 

4

2012-2014Unit of fingerprinting/ Institute of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology for Post Graduate Studies/ University of BaghdadHead of Unit 

5

2014-2015Department of Biotechnology/ Institute of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology for post graduate studies/ University of BaghdadAssistant of Head of Department 

6

2015-2016=Lecturer 

7

2016-2017=Assistant Professor 

8

 

 

 

 – Teaching courses:

DateWorkplaceSubjectNo.
2003-2005Institute of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology for post graduate studies/ Baghdad University/ IraqPractical molecular biology1
2005-2007=Practical microbial techniques2
2011-2012=Genetic engineering3
2012-2013=Microbial genetic4
2014-2020=Molecular biology of viruses5
2014-2020=English language6
2016-2017=Plasmids and mobile factors7
2017-2020=Advanced genetic engineering8

 

 

– Supervised thesis:

DateWorkplace

 

Title of High Diploma ReportNo.
 

2012

Institute of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology for Post Graduate Studies/ University of BaghdadThe Microbial Causatives of Abortion in Pregnant Women

 

 

1

2013=Clinical and Molecular Factors Affecting on Periodontal Diseases2
2013=The Genetic and Clinical Aspects of Human Prion Diseases3
2013= Study of H1N1 Virus Role in The Epidemics of Influenza Viruses4
 

2014

=Molecular Study of Allelic Frequencies In Y-Chromosome of Arab Iraqi Males 

5

2014=The Genetic and Clinical Aspects of Human Tuberculosis Disease6
 

2014

=The Genetic and Clinical Aspects of Parkinson’s Disease and its Treatment by Stem Cells 

7

 

2015

=Determination of Viral Load and Genotype in Chronic Infected Patients with Hepatitis C Virus 

8

2015=The Clinical and Genetic Aspects of Kawasaki Disease9
 

2015

=The Genetic and Clinical Aspects of Parkinson’s Disease and its Treatment by Stem Cells 

10

 

2016

=Study of ABO and Rh blood groups Association with type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients 

11

2018=Study the Impact of Zika Virus in Some Human Neurological Disorders12
2018=Association of Bocavirus with Different Human Infections13
 

2019

=The Serious Effects of Rubella Virus Infection in Pregnant Women

 

 

 

 

 

14

DateWorkplace

 

Title of Master Thesis No.
 

2014

Department of  Microbiology/ College of Medicine/ Al-Nahrain University

 

Institute of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology for Post Graduate Studies/ University of Baghdad

Molecular Detection of Some Adhesin Virulence Genes of Candida albicans Isolated from Groups of Iraqi Patients

 

 

1

 

2015

Institute of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology for post graduate studies/ Baghdad UniversityComparative Study Between Conventional and Conventional Detection methods for Pantoea agglomerans isolated from patients. 

2

 

2015

 

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PCR detection of Candida species isolated from women with clinical diagnosis of vulvovavaginitis 

3

 

2016

 

 

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Preparation of Hybrid Nanoantibiotic and Determination its Inhibition Activity Against E. coli that Causes Urinary Tract Infection of Patients in Sacred Karbala city 

4

 

2016

Dept. of  Biology/ College of Science/ Baghdad University/ Iraq

 

Institute of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology for Post Graduate Studies/ University of Baghdad

Detection of Helicobacter pylori in stomach ulcer disease 

5

 

2017

Institute of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology for Post Graduate Studies/ University of BaghdadMolecular Identification of Staphylococcus Species Isolated from Infected Patients with Sinusitis and Detection of blaZ gene by RT-PCR 

6

 

2018

Dept. of  Biology/ College of Science/ Baghdad University/ Iraq

 

Institute of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology for Post Graduate Studies/ University of Baghdad

Immunological and Molecular Detection of Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 and 2 in Patients with Some

Neurological Diseases

 

7

 

2018

Institute of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology for Post Graduate Studies/ University of Baghdad

 

Department of Biochemical Technology/University of Technology

Molecular and Immunological Study on Some Bacterial Causes of Pediatric Meningitis 

8

 

2019

Institute of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology for Post Graduate Studies/ University of BaghdadDetection of some enteric viruses in children hospitalized for acute gastroenteritis in Baghdad city9
 

2020

 

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Molecular and Immunological Investigation of Rubella Virus Isolated from Aborted Women10
DateWorkplaceTitle of Ph.D. ThesisNo.
2015Deptartment of  Biology/ College of Science/ University of Baghdad

 

Institute of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology for Post Graduate Studies/ University of Baghdad

Molecular study on virulence factor (lipase) of Malassezia furfur isolated from different skin diseases and healthy control

 

 

1

2019Institute of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology for Post Graduate Studies/ University of BaghdadGenetic Variations Associated with the Infection of Women with Cervical Uterus Abnormalities by Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 and Cytomegalovirus 

2

 

– Conferences and symposiums:

 

Type of ParticipationPlace

 

DateConference TitleNo.
ResearcherBahrain1999International Scientific Conference1
AttendingIraq2011Second international scientific conference for institute of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology for post graduate studies 

2

AttendingIraq2014Third international scientific conference for institute of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology for post graduate studies 

3

AttendingIraq2015Fourth scientific conference of national center for researches and treatment of blood diseases 

4

AttendingIraq2013Symposium of molecular study of different ethnic human population 

5

Assistant of chairperson2014Symposium of applications of fingerprinting in forensic medicine 

6

ResearcherIraq2014Symposium of Baghdad as a capital of education7
ResearcherIraq2014Symposium of molecular methods applications in detection of genetic diseases 

8

ResearcherIraq2016First international scientific conference for medical science  9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

– Scientific activities:

Scientific Activities inside and outside the Institute

 

Member of examining committee of many Ph.D., M.Sc. and High Diploma students in the Institute of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology for Post Graduate Studies/ University of Baghdad
Member of examining committee of many Ph.D. and M.Sc. students in the Iraqi Universities
Member of many scientific committees of many Ph.D. and M.Sc. students in the Institute of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology for Post Graduate Studies and Iraqi Universities
Member of editorial board of Iraqi Journal of Biotechnology of the Institute of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology for Post Graduate Studies

 

– Research experiences:

Research experiences

 

Major microbial techniques for bacterial isolation and characterization
Chromosomal and plasmids DNA isolation and purification using different methods and kits
Basic genetic techniques like  conjugation, transformation, mutagenesis and plasmid curing
Protein purification and characterization by gel filtration and ion exchange
Protein estimation and characterization by gel electrophoresis
Some basic immunological  techniques
Techniques of viral isolation and propagation inside level three laboratories (L3 Lab.)
Molecular techniques for study of viral gene mutations or viral pathogenecity like reverse genetic system and Bac-to-Bac system
Techniques of viral genes cloning into cloning vectors for DNA sequencing
Some of bioinformatics programs for analysis of DNA sequencing data
Primer designing programs and primer testing programs

 

 

– Published scientific papers and review:

DateJournal of Publication

 

Research TitleNo.
2007Journal of Kerbala University 5(2): 61-86.Ali Abdulkadhm Al-Ganimi; Aziz Yasir Al-Ethari and Saife Dawood Al-Ahmer (2007). Effect of cultural conditions on the production of glucoamylase from Aspergillus ustus 

1

 

 

2015

International Journal of Current Research 7 (1): 11559-11563.Alaa A. Al-Daamy, Saife D. Al-Ahmer, Noor I. Al-Baiyati (2015). Extraction of some active substances from propolis and studying its inhibition activity against Candida albicans isolated from patients 

2

2015J. Fac. Med. Baghdad. 57(1): 79-80.Aysha Saber Ali; Azhar A.F. Al-Attraqhchi and Saife Dawood Al-Ahmer (2015). Molecular detection of ALS1 virulence gene of Candida albicans isolated from groups of Iraqi patients 

3

2015International Journal of Current Research. 7 (1): 11852-11857.Saife Dawood Al-Ahmer4
2015International Journal of Current Research. 7(10): 20936-20940.Israa H. Al-Shrufi, Saife Dawood Al-Ahmer Khiaria J. Tothli and Noor I. Al-Baiyati (2015).5
2016International Journal of Current Research. 7(10): 20936-20940.Abbas M. Al-Ammari, Saife D. Al-Ahmer, Azhar A.F. Al-Attraqhchi, Noor I. Al-Baiyati. (2016).Comparative Study Between Molecular and Conventional Detection Methods of Malassezia  furfur Isolated from Iraqi Psoriatic Patients6
2016International Journal of Current Research. 7(10): 20936-20940.Neamat A. Al-Baiyati, Saife D. Al-Ahmer, Noor I. Al-Baiyati (2016). Rapid Identification of Non-Candida albicans Candida (NCAC) Species Isolated from Female Patients Clinically Diagnosed with Vulvovaginitis by Using Multiplex PCR7

 

 

 

 

 

– Appreciation:

DateDonor

 

CertificateNo.
2004Dean of Institute of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology for Post Graduate StudiesAppreciation1
2011Dean of Institute of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology for Post Graduate StudiesAppreciation2
2014Dean of Institute of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology for Post Graduate StudiesAppreciation3
2016President of University of BaghdadAppreciation4