أ.د. عوض بن متيريك الجهني

Bio: 
Dr. Awadh M. Al-Johany Professor Department of Zoology College of Science King Saud University P.O Box 2455 Riyadh 11451 Tel : 1-4675760 / 4675773 Fax : 1-4675776 Email : ajohany@ksu.edu.sa
 

Curriculum vitae

 
 
Dr. Awadh M. Al-Johany
Professor
Department of Zoology
College of Science
King Saud University
P.O Box 2455 Riyadh 11451
Tel : 1-4675760 / 4675773
Fax : 1-4675776
Email : ajohany@ksu.edu.sa
 
Saudi Arabian : Nationality
Zoology : Major Field
Ecology and Conservation of Biodiversity : Specialization
     
 
Biology, 1986 : Ph. D.
(Ecology and reproductive biology of Acanthodactylus Schmidtti in Central Arabia) Southampton University, U. K.    
Biology, 1982 : M. Sc.
(Locomotion behaviour of Rock Squirrel)

Utah State University, U. S. A.

   
Biology, 1974 : B. Sc.
King Saud University, K. S. A.    
     
 
Employment History
 
Dean, college of science 9/2008 – 6/2011. -
Head of Research center, coll. of science, 2004-2007 -
Consultant to vice Rector for Graduate studies and scientific Research 2007-2008  -
Chairman of M. Sc. In Biodiversity program, a joint program between College of Science and College Agriculture, King Saud University, 2001-2004. -
Head of Zoology Department, College of Science, King Saud University, 1999-2001. -
Director of Research Center, College of science, King Saud University,   2003-2006. -
Professor, Department of Zoology, College of science, King Saud University; since 2005. -
Associate Professor, Department of Zoology, College of science, King Saud University; 1996-2005. -
Assistant Professor, Department of Zoology, College of science, King Saud University; 1986-2004. -
Teaching Assistant, Department of Zoology, College of science, King Saud University; 1976-1977. -
Biology Teacher in Ministry of Education, 1974-1976. -
   
Consultant and professional memberships
 
Scientific consultant to the Saudi Commission for Wildlife SCW from 1995 to 1997. -
Member of scientific Committee for CITES agreement. SCW since 1999, Saudi Arabia. -
     
               

 

 

Member of Saudi Biological Sciety (since 1976). ـ
Member of Society for the study of Amphibians and Reptiles (since 1990). ـ
Member of Saudi Ecological Society since, 2005. ـ
Ecological Impact Assessment studies: ـ
·EIA of AL-Hesyiah Resort. Riyadh. S. Arabia. (30, mil. m2), Rae company for consultant and Environment services. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.  
·EIA of King Abdullah Financial Center, Riyadh S. Arabia.1.6 mil. m2. Riyadh. Buro Happold Environment. Comden mill, lower Bristol Rood, Bath, BA2 3DQ. Uk.     

 

 

Publications
 

 

 

  Al-Johany, A. M. H. and Spellerberg, I. F. (1988). Reproductive biology of the lizard Acanthodactylus schmidti Weigmann in Central Arabia. Journal of Arid Environments 15 : 197-207.
   
  Al-Johany, A. M. and Spellerberge, I. F. (1989). Home range and vagility of the lizards Acanthodactylus schmidti and Acanthodactylus boskianus in Saudi Arabia. Journal of Arid Environments 16 : 79-86.
   
  Al-Johany, A. M. and Yousuf, M. (1993). Thermal Ecology of two fresh water fishes Aphanius dispar and Gambusia affinis from Central Saudi Arabia. Arab Gulf Journal of Scientific Research 11 (2) : 241-251.
   
  Hashem, A. R. and Al-Johany, A. M. (1994). Elemental concentration of selected soil and water samples from Al-Madinah area, Saudi Arabia. Journal of King Saud University 6, Science (2) : 127-136.
   
  Al-Johany, A. M. (1995). The ecology of Agama yemenensis Klausewitz (Lacertilia : Agamidae) in south-western Arabia. Journal of Arid Environments 29 : 495-503.
   
  Al-Saleh, S. S. and Al-Johany, A. M. (1995). Studies on the Association between the spiny-taild lizard Uromaztyx aegyptius (Agamidae) and the black scorpion Androctonus crassicauda (Buthidae). Arab Gulf Journal of Scientific Research 13 (3) : 689-694.
   
  Al-Johany, A. M. (1996). Thermal selection of Chamaeleo chamaeleon from south-western Arabia. Journal of the College of Science of King Saud University 8 (1) : 49-57.
   
  Al-Johany, A. M. and Al-Sadoon, M. K. (1996). Selected body temperature and metabolic rate-temperature curves of three species of desert snakes. Journal of Arid Environments  34 : 363-370.
  Abu-Tarboush, H. M.; Al-Johany, A. M. and Al-sadoon, M. K. (1996). Proximate composition and fatty acids and cholesterol content of Dhub's meat (Uromastyx aegyptius Blanford 1874) at the end of winter and during spring. Journal of College of Agriculture of King Saud University 8 (1) : 79-92.
   
  Abu-Tarboush, H. M.; M. Atia; Al-Johany, A. M. (1996). Nutritional quality of Dhub (Lizard) meat (Uromastyx aegyptius Blanford 1874) and characterization of its protein using electophoretic techniques. Ecology of Food and Nutrition Saudi Arabia.  35 :  275-284.
   
  Al-Johany, A. M., Al-Sadoon, M. K. and Al-Farraj, S. A. (1997). Reproductive biology of the skink Scincus mitranus (Anderson, 1871) in the central region of Saudi Arabia. Journal of Arid Environments , U.K.   36 :  319-326.
  Al-Johany, A. M.; Al-Toum, M. and Nader, I. A. (1998). Effect of temperature and water deprivation on body temperature in Idmi Gazelle, G. gazelle (Pallas, 1766). Saudi Journal of Biological Science , Saudi Arabia .  5  (2)  :  24-31.
   
  Al-Sadoon, M. K. ; Al-Johany, A. M. and Al-Farraj, S. A. (1999). Food and Feeding habits of the sand fish lizard Scincus mitranus Saudi J. Bio. Sci., Saudi Arabia. 6 (1) : 91-101.
   
  Al-Sadoon, M. K. ; Al-Johany, A. M. and Al-Farraj, S. A. (1999). Thermal ecology and activity of the sand fish lizard, Scincus mitranus (Scincidae) in central Arabia. Journal of King Saud University. Science (1) Saudi Arabia. Vol. 2 : 1-16.   
   
  Al-Johany, A. M.  (1999). The activity and thermal biology of the fossorial reptile, Diplometapon zarudnyi (Amphisbaenia-Trogonophiidae). Asiatic Herpetological Research, USA. Vol. 8 : 1-6.
   
  Al-Johany, A. M. and Al-Saleh, S. S. (2000). Coexistence of Uromastyx aegyptius (Agamidae) and Leiurus quinquestriatus (Buthidae) under laboratory conditions. Pakistan J. Zoology, Pakistan. 32 (2) : 189-191.
   
  Cooper, W.  E., Jr.; Al-Johany, A. M.; Vitt, L. J. and Habegger, J. J. (2000). Responses to Chemical Cues from Animal and Plant Foods by Actively Foraging Insectivorous and Omnivorous Scincine Lizards. J. Exp. Zool. USA. 287 : 327-339.  
   
  Cooper, W. E., Jr ; J. H. Van Wyk, P. Ie F. N. Mouton, A. M. Al-Johany; J. A. Lemos-Espinal, M. A. Paulissen and M. Flowers. (2000). Lizard antipredatory behaviors preventing extraction from crevices. Herpetologica, USA. 56 (3) : 394-401.
   
  Al-Toum, M. ; Al-Johany, A. M. (2000). Water deprivation and its effect on some blood constituents in Idmi Gazelle, Gazella gazelle. Journal of Arid Environments, UK. 45 : 253-262.
   
  Abdel-Ghaffar, F. and Al-Johany, A. M. (2000). A light and electron microscope study of Sarcocystis mitrani (sp. Nov.) infecting the skink Scincus mitranus in Central region of Saudi Arabia. Parasitol. Res. Germany.  88 : 102-106.
   
  El-Banna, A. A. and Al-Johany, A. M. (2003). Effect of Cold and Hot Teperature on behavioral and selected physiological Measures of Uromastyx aegyptius (Agamidae). Sultan Qaboos University, Science and Technology, Oman. 8 : 1-10 .
   
  Al-Johany, A. M. (2003). Daily Activity and thermal Regulation of the spiny tailed Lizard Uromastyx aegyptius in Central Arabia. J. Egypt. Ger. Soc. Egypt . 33 (A) : 585-595.
   
  Al-Johany, A. M. (2003). Aspect of the Ecology and reproductive biology of the fresh water Maureymes caspica in Al-Hassa Region, Saudi Arabia. J. Egypt. Ger. Soc. Zool., Egypt Vol. (44A) : 85-92.
   
  Cooper, W. E. Jr. and A. M. Al-Johany (2004). Antipredatory threat displays and Aggressive defenses by the Acrodont Liazrd Uromastyx aegyptius (Acrodonda : Agamidae : Uromasticinae) when cornered and in crevices. Russian Journal of Herpetology. Vol. 11, No. 3, 213-217.
   
  Haffor, A. S. and A. M. Al-Johany (2005). Effect of heat stress, hypoxia and hypoxia-hyperoxia on free radical production in mice Mus musculus. J. Med. Sci., 5 (2) : 89-94.
   
  Al-Johany, A. M. and A. S. Haffor (2005). Increased antioxidant and white blood cell counts and decreased free radical production during mild heat stress in Uromastyx aegyptius. J. Med. Sci, 5 (4) : 311-315.
   
  Al-Johany, A. M. (2007). Distribution and conservation of the Arabian leopard Panthera pardus nimr in Saudi Arabia. J. Arid of Envirnments 68, 20-30.
   
  Al-Johany, A. M. and A. S. Haffor (2007). Effects of cold temperature on the Activits of Glutathion peroxidase, lactate dehydrogenase and free radicals production in Uromastyx aegyptius. J. Med. Sci.7(3): 408-412.

 

 
- العيسى, محمد سعد, الجهني عوض متيريك ، قنديل, صالح عبد الحميد, الشلقان, عبد الله جمعان, شلبي , عمر (2012). تأثير الموسم على الجهاز التناسلي في اناث الوبر الصخري بمنطقة الرياض, مجلة الجمعية السعودية للعلوم الزراعية . مجلد (11) عدد 2 أ (178-192).
Melnikov, D., Melnikova, E., Nazarov, R., Rajabizadeh, M., Al-Johany, A., and Amr, Z. (2014). Taxonomic revision of Phrynocephalus arabicus Anderson, 1984 complex with description of a new species from Ahvaz, South-western Iran. Vol. 21, No. (2) pp. 149-159.
Awadh M. Al-Johany, Saleem S. Al-Qarnyi and Khalid A. Hasayen (2014). Distribution and Habitats of Amphibians in the Central Region of Saudi Arabia. Herpetological conservation and biology 9(3): 601-608.
Al-Johany A. M. Al-Sadoon M. K., Abdel Moneim A. E., Baumoy A. A. Diab S. M. (2014). Effect of Pyramid Viper, Echis pyramidum  crude venom on Hepatic Redox status and BAX Expression in Rats. Journal of pure & microbiology. Vol. 8 (spl. Edn. 2) p. 429-436.
 
Daniel Melnikov, Ekaterina Melnikova, Roman Nazarov, Awadh Al-Johany, and Natalia B. Ananjeva, (2015). Anew species of phrynocephalus (AGAMIDAE, SAURIA) from AL-SHARQIYAH SAND, Northeastern Oman, Dedicated to the memory of  SAKO TUNIYEV (1983-2015). Russian Journal of Herpetology, Vol, 22, No.4, pp. 301-309.
Awadh M. Al-Johany, Mohammed K. Al-Sadoon, Ahmed E. Abdlmoneim, Amira A. Bauomy, Marwa S. M. Diab (2015). Histological, Molecular, and biochemical detection of renal injury after Echis pyramidum snake envenomation in rats. Saudi journal of Biological sciences, Vol. 22 pp. 302-311.
K. A, Hasayen, B. H. Al-Osaimi. A. M. Al-Johany and H. M. Al-Jowdah (2017). Spatial distribution of heavy metals in water, soil and anurans livers from AL-Hayr area Riyadh , Saudi Arabia. Journal of Environmental Biology, Vol. 38 No. 2, pp. 231-236.    
 
 
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