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Osama Badri Mohammed

KSU Mammals Research Chair, Department of Zoology,
College of Science, King Saud University,
P.O.Box 2455, Riyadh 11451,
Kingdome of Saudi Arabia.
Email: obmkkwrc@yahoo.co.uk or omohammed@ksu.edu.sa
Cell +966 50 4140713
Tel +966 11 4675756
Fax +966 11 4678514
http://colleges.ksu.edu.sa/CollegeofScinces/Zeology%20Department/Pages/z...

Academic Qualifications 

PhD     2000, Molecular  Parasitology, College of Science, Kingston University, United Kingdom.

 
MVSc  1987, Veterinary Science, Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Khartoum, Sudan.

 
BVSc   1983, Veterinary Science, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Khartoum, Sudan.

Research Interests

 
Interested in conducting research in the field of veterinary laboratory medicine especially with subjects dealing with disease causing agents. Implementation of new methods invloving DNA technology in diagnosing disease agents. Interested in parasites of domestic animals, humans and wildlife species in the Arabian Peninsula.

 
Professional Experience

 
Assistant Professor, Department of Zoology, College of Science, King Saud University, 2010 – Present.
Head, Wildlife Health and Genetics, King Khalid Wildlife Research Centre and the Zoolgical Society of London, 2004 – 2010.
Senior Veterinary Research Scientist at the King Khalid Wildlife Research Centre and the Zoological Society of London 1992 - 2004.
Postgraduate student, College of Science, Kingston University, 1996-2000.
Veterinary Officer at the King Khalid Wildlife Research Centre in February 1987 - 1992.
Teaching Veterinary Parasitology to the 4th year’s students at the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Khartoum, 1983 - 1987.
Post-graduate student, Department of Veterinary Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Khartoum, 1983 - 1986.

Professional development

 
Six month training course at the Conservation Genetics Group of the Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, on the basics of Molecular Biology and the use of molecular techniques in Conservation Genetics.
Training on the use of the electron microsope to study the ultrastructure of protozoa at Kingston Univesity, United Kingdom. 1996-2000.

Participated in planning and implementation of TB eradication program in the different species of gazelles held at KKWRC.

Drew plan for eradictaion and control of gastrointestinal parasites infecting gazelles at KKWRC.

In 2003 visted Professor Milton M. McAllister at University of Illinois, Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, 2001 South Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL, USA 61802 for two weeks as a visiting Scientist.

Teaching Experience
 
Teaching Veterinary Parasitology to the 4th year’s students at the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Khartoum, 1983 - 1987.

Participated in training of Saudi nationals on different laboratory diagnostic techniques including methods used in microbiology, parasitology, haematology, histopathology, biochemistry and molecular genetics.
Participated in giving lectures on aspects of veterinary care and diagnoses of animal diseases using different techniques. Students trained were from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and other Arab countries. The training program is organised by the Training Centre of the National Commission for Wildlife Conservation and Development and the King Khalid Wildlife Research Centre.
Involved in training Saudi nationals on the use of new techniques in the veterinary diagnostic methods including the use of polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and DNA sequencing in identifying different disease agents including, bacteria, viruses and parasites.
Giving lectures to postgraduate students at the Zoology Department, College of Science, King Saud University on the use of PCR that is complementary to the parasitology courses taught to the students.
Training final year students from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, King Faisal University both in English and Arabic. The training program includes lectures on different aspects of animal management and disease diagnosis and practical applications of different laboratory techniques in detection of disease agents.

Veterinary Laboratory Experience

       
Worked at the King Khalid Wildlife Research Centre’s veterinary diagnostic and research laboratories since 1987. The laboratories are equipped with almost modern machines used in different fields of veterinary diagnostics. Working and training Saudi staff in the following disciplines: methods used in microbiology, parasitology, haematology, histopathology, biochemistry, cell culture, and molecular biology including PCR and DNA sequencing using both manual and automated methods. In addition to conducting post mortem examination of dead animals and determine the possible causes of death.

Supervision of Postgraduate Students Research

 
Al Goraish, S. A. 1998. King Saud University, Department of Zoology, College of Science. Title of the MSc Thesis: “Studies on the parasites of foxes in selected regions of Saudi Arabia”.

Al Saggaf, M. S. 2002. King Saud University, Department of Botany and Microbiology, College of Science. Title of the MSc Thesis: “Study and identification of some bacteria and fungi isolated from idmi gazelles (Gazella gazella) and reem gazelles (Gazella subgutturosa marica)”.

Al Khalifah, I. M. S. 2009. King Saud University, College of Science, Biodiversity Program. Title of  the MSc Thesis: “Prevalnce of Q-Fever agent in Idmi (Gazella gazella) and Reem (Gazella subgutturosa marica) gazelles at King Khalid Wildlife Research Centre in Thumamah.

Scholarships and Awards

 
The German fellowship office (DAAD) scholarship to conduct my MVSc research on the potential intermediate hosts of chicken cestodes in Sudan (1983).

The Faculty of Veterinary Science prize for the best student in veterinary anatomy (1979).
Professor C. V. Kanan prize for the best student in veterinary anatomy (1979).
A small resrearch grant from KACST (1997-1998) “Phylogentics of Arabian gazelles”.
A research Grant from KACST (2008-2010) “Production of a vaccine against bacterial haemorrhagic septicaemia  of cattle and sheep  in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia”.
Field Conservation Fund Award 2007 to conduct a research project at the Institute of Zoology, Zoological Scoeity of London, dealing with reproductive biology in the mountain gazelle (Gazella gazella).

Supported Research Projects

 
on going research support

 
King Abdulaziz for Science and Technology (KACST) BIO-1588         10/13
”Studies on Clostridium perfringens in livestock in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia”
This project is to investigate the prevalence of Clostrodium perfringens in Saudi domestic livestock. Furthermore the genetic identity of the organisms isolated will be studied and compared with other international strains of the organism.
Role: Key Personnel and co-investigator: lead field work for sample collection and perform genetic investigations on the isolated organisms.

King Abdulaziz for Science and Technology (KACST)                                      10/13
“Living on the edge: using advanced technology to unravel how Arabian Oryx (Oryx leucoryx) survive in the extreme deserts of Rub al-Khali (Empty Quarter) and Mahazat as-Sayd, Saudi Arabia”

completed research support

ZSL Field Conservation Fund         Mohammed (PI)                                       2007
The project dealt with the reproductive biology in the mountain gazelle (Gazella gazella). Resulted in a publication: Osama B. Mohammed, Daphne I. Green, William V. Holt C.  (2011). Fecal progesterone metabolites and ovarian activity in cycling and pregnant Mountain gazelles (Gazella gazelle). Theriogenology 75: 542-548.

King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST)      1997-1998
“Phylogentics of Arabian gazelles”. Resulted in a publication: Hammond, R. L., Macasero, W., Flores, B., Mohammed, O. B., Wacher, T. and Bruford, M. W. (2001). Phylogenetic re-analysis of the Saudi gazelle, Gazella saudiya and its implications for conservation. Conservation Biology, 15: 1123-1133.

King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) AT-92-2     2008-2010
“Production of a vaccine against bacterial haemorrhagic septicaemia of cattle and sheep in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia”.

King Abdulaziz for Science and Technology (KACST) AT-30-296                    10/11
“Q fever in Camels, Domestic Ruminants and Gazelles in Riyadh Area, Saudi Arabia”. This project is to determine the prevalence of Q fever in domestic livestock and wildlife in Saudi Arabia.
Role: Key Personnel and co-investigator: Perform serological testing and molecular characterization of the Coxiella burnetti in clinical samples.
 

Publications

 
Joshua Sarli, Heike Lutermann, Abdulaziz N. Alagaili, Osama B. Mohammed, Nigel C. Bennett. (2015). Reproductive patterns in the Baluchistan gerbil, Gerbillus nanus (Rodentia: Muridae), from western Saudi Arabia: The role of rainfall and temperature. Journal of Arid Environments, 113: 87-94.
Nina Patzke, Muhammad A. Spocter, Karl Æ. Karlsson, Mads F. Bertelsen, Mark Haagensen, Richard Chawana, Sonja Streicher, Consolate Kaswera, Emmanuel Gilissen, Abdulaziz N. Alagaili, Osama B. Mohammed, Roger L. Reep, Nigel C. Bennett, Jerry M. Siegel, Amadi O. Ihunwo and Paul R. Manger (2013). In contrast to many other mammals, cetaceans have relatively small hippocampi that appear to lack adult neurogenesis. Brain Structure and Function, 220: 361-383. DOI 10.1007/s00429-013-0660-1
Osama B. Mohammed, Abdulrahman M. Jarelnabi, Riyadh S. Al-jumaah, Mohammed A. Alshaikh, Amel O. Bakheit, Sawsan A. Omer, Abdulaziz N. Alagaili and Mansour F. Hussein. (2014). Coxiella burnetii, the causative agent of Q fever in Saudi Arabia: molecular detection from camel and other domestic livestock. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine, 7: 715-719.
A.N. Alagaili, O.B. Mohammed, N.C. Bennett, and M.K. Oosthuizen. (2014). Now you see me, now you don’t: The locomotory activity rhythm of the Asian garden dormouse (Eliomys melanurus) from Saudi Arabia. Mammalian Biology, 79: 195-201.
R. Chawana,  A. Alagaili, N. Patzke, M. A. Spocter, O. B. Mohammed, C. Kaswera, E. Gilissen, N. C. Bennett, A. O. Ihunwo and P. R. Manger. (2014). Microbats appear to have adult hippocampal neurogenesis, but post-capture stress causes a rapid decline in the number of neurons expressing doublecortin. Neuroscience, 277: 724–733.
Alagaili A.N., Briese  T., Mishra N., Kapoor, V., Sameroff, S.C., de Wit, E., Munster V. J., Hedsley, L. E., Zalmout, I. S., Kapoor, A., Epistein, J. H., Karesh, W. B., Daszak, P., Mohammed, O. B., Lipkin, W. I. (2014). Middle East Respiratory Symdrome coronavirus infection in dromedary camels in Saud Arabia. Mbio, 5: e00884-14
Briese  T., Mishra N., Jaln, K., Zalmout, I. S., Jabado, O., Karesh, W. B., Daszak, P., Mohammed, O. B., Alagaili A.N., Lipkin, W. I. Mbio (2014). Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus quasispecies that include hmomlogues of human isolated revealed through whole-genome analysis and virus cultured from dromedary camels in Saudi Arabia. Mbio, 5: e01146-14
Jacklynn Walters, Sumine , arais, Olga Johnson, Nigel C. Bennett, Abdulaziz N. Alagaili, Osama B. Mohammed and Sanet H. Kotzé (2014). The comparative gastrointestinal morphology of five species of muroid rodents found in Saudi Arabia. Journal of Morphology, 275:  980–990.
Alagaili, A.N., Mohammed O.B., Bennett, N.C. and Oosthuizen, M.K. (2014). Down the wadi: The locomotory activity rhythm of the Arabian spiny mouse, Acomys dimidiatus from the Arabian Penisula. Journal of Arid Environments, 102: 50-57.
T.C. Bray, O.B. Mohammed, Thomas M. Butynsk, T. Wronski, M. Sandouka and A.N. Alagaili (2014). Genetic variation and subspecific status of the grey wolf (Canis lupus) in Saudi Arabia. Mammalian Biology, 79: 409-413.
Bray, T.C., Mohammed, O.B. and Alagaili, A. N. (2013). Phylogenetic and demographic insights into Kuhl’s pipestrelle, Pipestrellus kuhlii, in the Middle East. PLoS ONE, 8: 1-7.
Alagaili, A.N., Mohammed O.B., Bennett, N.C. and Oosthuizen, M.K. (2013). A tale of two jirds: the locomotory activity patterns of the King jird (Meriones rex) and Libyan jird (Meriones libycus) from Saudi Arabia. Journal of Arid Environments, 88: 102-112.
Elamin, M.H., Daghestani, M.H., Omer, S.A., Elobeid M.A., Virk, P., Al-Olayan, I.M., Hassan, Z.K., Mohammed O.B. and Aboussekhra, A. (2013). Olive oil oleuropein has anti-breast cancer properties with higher efficiency on ER-negative cells. Food and Chemical Toxicology, 53: 310-316.
Mohammed O. B., Alagaili, A. N., Sandouka M. A., Omer, S. A., Elamin, M H., Abuelzein, E. M. E. (2013). Seroprevalence of some diseases in livestock living within protected areas designated for wildlife reintroduction in Saudi Arabia. African Journal of Microbiology Research, 7: 1574-1578.
Mahmoud, A. H., Alshaikh, M.A., Aljumaah R.S. and Mohammed O. B. (2013). Genetic characterization of Majaheem camel population in Saudi Arabia based on microsatellite markers. Research Journal of Biotechnology, 8: 26-30.
Abdulaziz N. Alagaili, Sawsan A. Omer, Tim C. Bray, Osama B. Mohammed. (2013). Reference data of haematology and serum biochemistry in adult wild-caught Libyan jird (Meriones libycus) from central Saudi Arabia. Journal of King Saud University-Science, 25: 307-311.
Hassan, Z.K., Elamin, M.H., Daghestani, M.H., Omer, S.A., Al-Olayan, I.M., Elobeid M. A., Virk, P. and Mohammed O.B. (2012). Oleuropein induces anti-metastatic effects in breast cancer. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, 13: 4555-4559.
Omer S.A., Al-Olayan, I.M., Elamin, M.H., Hassan, Z.K., Daghestani, M.H. and Mohammed O.B. (2012). Experimental Cassia senna intoxication in Lohmann broiler chicks. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research, 6: 3306-3310.
Alagaili, A.N., Oosthuizen, M.K., Bennett, N.C. and Mohammed O.B. (2012). Lights out, let’s move about: locomotory activity patterns of Wagner’s gerbil (Gerbillus dasyurus) from the desert of Saudi Arabia. African Zoology, 47: 195-202.
20-  Osama B. Mohammed, Abdulaziz N. Alagaili and Sawsan A. Omer (2012). Redescription of Eimeria dorcadis Mantovani, 1966 (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) from the dorcas gazelle (Gazella dorcas) in Saudi Arabia. Folia Parasitologica, 59: 27-31.

Osama B. Mohammed, Abdulaziz N. Alagaili, Sawsan A. Omer, and Mansour F. Hussein. (2012). Parasites of the Arabian Oryx (Oryx leucoryx, Pallas, 1777) and Their Prevalence in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Comparative Parasitology, 79: 288-292. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1654/4543.1
Mahmoud, A. H., Alshaikh, M.A., Aljumaah R.S. and Mohammed O. B. (2012). Genetic variability of camel (Camelus dromedarius) populations in Saudi Arabia based on microsatellites analysis. African Journal of Biotechnology, 11: 11173-11180, DOI: 10.5897/AJB12.1081
Omer Sawsan A, Wronski Torsten, Alwash Azzam, Elamin Maha H, Mohammed Osama B, Lerp Hannes. (2012). Evidence for persistence and a major range extension of the smooth-coated otter (Lutrogale perspicillata maxwelli; Mustelidae, Carnivora) in Iraq. Folia Zoologica, 61: 172-176.
Maha H. Elamin, Ebtesam M. Al-Olayan, Sawsan A. Omer, Abdulaziz N. Alagaili and Osama B. Mohammed. (2012). Molecular detection and prevalence of Toxoplasma gondii in pregnant women in Sudan. African Journal of Microbiology Research, 16: 208-311.
Ibrahim Al-Khalifa, Riyadh Al-jumaah, Mansour Hussein, Osama Mohammed, Sawsan Omer and William Macasero. (2012). Serologic prevalence of Coxiella burnetii in captive wild ruminants in Saudi Arabia. Journal of Comparative Clinical Pathology, 21: 33-38.DOI: 10.1007/s00580-010-1061-y.
Alagaili, A. N., Mohammed, O. B. and Omer, S. A. (2011). Gastrointestinal parasites and their prevalence in the Arabian red fox (Vulpes vulpes arabica) from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Veterinary Parasitology, 180: 336-339.
Sawsan A. Omer, Wafa A. I. A-Megrin, Mai A. ELobeid, Abdulaziz N. Alagaili and Osama B. Mohammed.  (2011). A new protocol for the treatment of Brucella melitensis Infection in Neumann’s gazelle (Gazella erlangeri) from Saudi Arabia usingoxytetracycline and streptomycin. African Journal of Biotechnology, 10: 11075-11080.
Mohammed S. Al Saggaf, Sawsan A. Omer, Abdulla S. Khaliel, Abdulaziz N. Alagaili and Osama B. Mohammed. (2011). Normal Bacterial Flora from Idmi (Gazella gazella) and Reem Gazelles (Gazella subgutturosa marica) in Saudi Arabia. African Journal of Microbiology Research, 5: 5090-5096.
Abdulaziz N. Alagaili, Douglas A. James and Osama B. Mohammed. (2011). Timing and pattern of moult in Kuhl’s bat, Pipistrellus kuhlii, in Saudi Arabia. Acta Chiropterologica, 13: 465-470.
 Sawsan A. Omer, Ann Apio, Torsten Wronoski and Osama Mohammed. (2011). A new coccidian parasite (Eimeria farasanii n. sp.) indicates parasite-host specificity in endemic Farasan gazelle.  International Journal of Zoological Research,7: 85-92. DOI: 10.3923/ijzr.2011.85.92.
Omer, S. A., Mohammed, O. B. and Adam, S. E. I. (2011). Antimicrobial activity of Commiphora myrrha. Research Journal of Medicinal Plants, 5: 65-71. DOI: 10.3923/rjmp.2011.65.71.
Osama B. Mohammed, Daphne I. Green, William V. Holt C.  (2011). Fecal progesterone metabolites and ovarian activity in cycling and pregnant Mountain gazelles (Gazella gazelle). Theriogenology 75: 542-548.
Wronski T.,  Wacher T.,  Hammond R. L.,  Winney  B.,  Hundertmark K., Mark J. Blacket., Mohammed O. B., Flores. B., Omer. S. A., Macasero. W., Plath. M., Ralph Tiedemann, R. and Bleidorn, C. (2010). Two reciprocally monophyletic mtDNA lineages elucidate the taxonomic status of Mountain gazelles (Gazella gazella). Systematics and Biodiversity, 8: 119-129. DOI: 10.1080/14772001003613192.
Wacher T.,  Wronski T.,  Hammond R. L.,  Winney  B.,  Hundertmark K., Mark J. Blacket., Mohammed O. B., Omer. S. A., Macasero W., Lerp H., Plath. M. and Bleidorn, C. (2011). Phylogenetic analysis of mitochondrial DNA sequences reveals non-monophyly in the Goitred gazelle (Gazella subgutturosa). Conservation Genetics. 12: 827-831. DOI 10.1007/s10592-010-0169-6
Mohammed, O. B., Omer, S. A. and Macasero W. V. and Kock, R. A. (2011). Serum biochemistry reference range values for Arabian Mountain gazelle (Gazella gazella) and Arabian Sand gazelles (Gazella subgutturosa marica) at King Khalid Wildlife Research Centre. Journal of Comparative Clinical Pathology, 20: 187-191. DOI: 10.1007/s00580-010-0976-7.
Mansour F. Hussein, Riyadh S. AI-jumaah . Abdelgadir Homeida, Ahmed A. Alhaidary, Mohammed A. Alshaikh, Abdulrahman Garelnabi, Osama Mohamed, Sawsan Omer, (2010). Hemostatic profile, platelets, and blood constituents of the Arabian oryx (Oryx leucoryx). Journal of Comparative Clinical Pathology, 19: 585-591. DOI: 10-1007/s00580-009-0928-2
Hussein., M. F., Al-Jumaah, R. S., Al-Haidary, A., Mohammed. O. B., Omer. S. A., Gar Elnabi. A. And Macasero. W. V. (2010). Platelet indices and their relation to red cell parameters in the dromedary camel (Camelus dromedarius). Veterinarski Arhiv, 80: 375-382.
M. F. Hussein, R. S. Aljumaah, A.  M. Homeida,  A. A. Alhaidary,  M. A. Alshaikh, A. Gar Elnabi, O. B. Mohammed ,  Sawsan A. Omer, and W. V. Macasero. (2010). Coagulation Profile and Platelet Parameters of the Arabian Sand Gazelle (Gazella Subgutturosa Marica): Comparison with Humans and Camels. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 46: 1165-1171.
Hussein, M. F., Al-Jumaah, R. S., Al-Haidary, A., Alshaikh, M. A., Gar Elnabi, A., Mohammed, O. B., Omer. S. A. and Macasero, W. V. (2009). Blood platelet indices and parallel red cell parameters in the Arabian mountain gazelle. Research Journal of Biological Sciences, 4: 785-788.
Alshaikh , M. A. A., Al-Haidry, A. I.,  Al-Jumaah, R. S., Mohammed, O. B.,  Al-Korashi, M. M., Omer,  S. A., Gar EINabi, A. R. and Hussein, M. F. (2007). First detection of Brucella abortus in camel serum in Saudi Arabia using the Polymerase Chain Reaction. Journal of Applied Animal Research, 31: 149-152.
Mohammed, O. B., Omer, S. A. and Sandouka, M. A. (2007). The efficacy of Ivermectin and Levamisole against natural Nematodirus spathiger infection in the Arabian Sand Gazelle (Gazella subgutturosa marica) and the Arabian Mountian Gazelle (Gazella Gazella) In Saudi Arabia. Veterinary Parasitology, 150: 170-173.
Kock, R. A., Soorae, P. S. and Mohammed, O. B. (2007). Role of veterinarians in re-introductions. International Zoo Year Book, 41: 24–37. DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-1090.2007.00013.x
Mohammed, O. B., Davies, A., Hussein, H. S., Dazsak, P. and Ellis, J. (2003). Hammondia heydorni from the Arabian Mountain gazelle and red fox in Saudi Arabia. Journal of Parasitology, 89: 535-539.
Hammond, R. L., Macasero, W., Flores, B., Mohammed, O. B., Wacher, T. and Bruford, M. W. (2001). Phylogenetic re-analysis of the Saudi gazelle, Gazella saudiya and its implications for conservation. Conservation Biology, 15: 1123-1133.
Mohammed, O. B., Davies, A. J., Hussein, H. S. and Daszak, P. 2000. Sarcocystis      infections in gazelles at the King Khalid Wildlife Research Center, Saudi Arabia. Veterinary Record, 146: 218-221.
Ellis, J. T., Morrison, D. A., Liddell, S., Jenkins, M. C., Mohammed, O. B. and Dubey, J. P. (1999). The genus Hammondia is paraphyleteic. Parasitology, 118: 357-362.
Abu Elzein, E. M. E., Sandouka, M. A., Al-Afaleq, A. I., Mohammed, O. B. and Flamand, J. R. B. (1998). Arbovirus infections of ruminants in Al-Rub Al-Khali desert. Veterinary Record, 142: 196-197.
Mohammed, O.B. (1997).  Parasites of Arabian gazelles. In: The Gazelles of Arabia. (Edited by Habibi, K., Abuzinada, A. H. and Nader, I. A.) NCWCD, Riyadh, Publication No 29. Pp 192-207.
Mohammed, O.B. and Flamand, J. R. B. (1996). Experimental infection of Arabian sand gazelle, Gazella subgutturosa marica with Eimeria rheemi. Journal of Parasitology, 82: 356-357.
Mohammed, O.B. and Hussein, H.S. (1994). Antibody prevalence of toxoplasmosis in Arabian gazelles and oryx in Saudi Arabia. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 30: 560-562.
Mohammed, O.B. and Hussein, H.S. (1992). Eimeria idmii n. sp. (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) from the Arabian Mountain gazelle, Gazella gazella in Saudi Arabia. Journal of the Helminthological Society of Washington, 59: 120-124.
Hussein, H.S. and Mohammed, O.B. (1992). Eimeria rheemi n. sp. (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) from the Arabian sand gazelle, Gazella subgutturosa marica (Artiodactyla: Bovidae) in Saudi Arabia. Journal of the Helminthological Society of Washington, 59: 190-194.
Rietkerk, F. E., Griffin, J. F. T., Wood, B., Mubarak, S., Delima, E., Mohammed. O. B., Lindsay, N. and Williamson, D. T.  (1992). Treatment of bovine tuberculosis in an Arabian oryx. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 24: 523-527.
Mohammed, O.B., Hussein, H.S. and Elowni, E.E. (1988). The ant, Pachycondyla sennaarensis (Mayr) as an intermediate host for the poultry cestode, Raillietina tetragona (Molin). Veterinary Research Communications, 12: 325-327.
Conference Proceedings

Al Saggaf, M., Mohammed, O. B. and Al Khalil, M. (2005). Bacterial normal flora from mountain (Gazella gazella) and sand (Gazella subgutturosa marica) gazelles in Saudi Arabia. Proceedings of the 3rd Annual Meeting of Wildlife Disease Association (Africa and Middle east section). Abu Dhabi, 10-13 December 2004.
Mohammed, O. B., Omer, S. A., Macasero W. V. and Hundertmark, K. J.  (2005). Molecular Characterization of Brucella infecting Arabian Sand gazelle (Gazella subgutturosa marica) in Saudi Arabia. Proceedings of the 3rd Annual Meeting of Wildlife Disease Association (Africa and Middle East section).  Abu Dhabi. 10-13 December 2004.
Hobbs. G., Hundertmark, K. J., Mubarak, S., Sandouka M. A and Mohammed O. B. (2005). Relationship between inbreeding and juvenile mortality in captive-bred gazelles. Proceedings of the 3rd Annual Meeting of Wildlife Disease Association (Africa and Middle East section). Abu Dhabi, 10-13 December 2004.  
Mohammed, O.B. (1990). Two new species of Eimeria (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) E. idmii and E. rheemi from Aarbian gazelles in Saudi Arabia. The 6th International Conference of Wildlife Disease Association (WDA), Berlin, GDR. 6.
Mohammed, O.B. (1992). Studies of the gastro-intestinal parasites of some Arabian gazelles. SBS 13th Annual Meeting on environment protection and components (animals, plants, water and soils), College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, King Saud University, Qassim Brach, Buraidah. 98.
Mohammed, O.B. (1994). Toxoplasmosis in some Arabian gazelles in Saudi Arabia. SBS 15th Annual Meeting on the biological natural aspects in the Kingdom of Saudi arabia. Biology Department, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Umm Al Qurra University, Makkah AlMukarramah. 62.
Mohammed, O. B. (2002). Control of gazelle parasites at King Khalid Wildlife Research Centre (KKWRC). The 27th International Veterinary Congress, Tunisia.
Mohammed, O. B. (2009). The use of Polymerase Chain Reaction in detection of some pathogenic bacteria in wildlife and other animals at King Khalid Wildlife Research Centre, Saudi Arabia. The 24th Annual meeting of the Saudi Biological Society, Taiba University, Medina, Saudi Arabia. 7th – 9th April 2009.
Mohammed, O. B., Daszak, P. and Hammond, R. L. (1997). Studies on Sarcocystis parasites in gazelles in Saudi Arabia. In: Proceedings and Abstracts of the VIIth International Coccidiosis Conference and European COST820 Workshop ‘Control of Coccidiosis into the Next Millennium’, Oxford University, Great Birtain, 71-72.
Mohammed, O. B., and Hussein, M. F. (2007). Parasites of Arabian oryx (Oryx leucoryx) at King Khalid Wildlife Research Centre. The International Conference on the Arabian Oryx in the Arabian Peninsula, the 23rd Annual Meeting of the Saudi Biological Society. King Fahad Cultural Centre, Riyadh, 21st – 23rd April 2007.
Mohammed, O. B., Mubarak, S. M., Nader, I. A. and Wacher, T. W. (2002). Captive breeding and reintroduction of Arabian sand and Mountain gazelles in Saudi Arabia. The 27th International Veterinary Congress, Tunisia.
Mohammed, O. B., Omer, S. A., Macasero, W. W. and Hundertmark, K. J. (2005). Molecular characterisation of of Brucella infecting Arabian sand gazelle (Gazella subgutturosa marica) in Saudi Arabia. Proceedings of the 3rd Annual Meeting of Wildlife Disease Association (Africa and Middle east section). Abu Dhabi, 10-13 December 2004.
Mohammed., O. B., Sandouka, M. A. and Abu Elzein, E. M. E. (2003). Disease surveys of livestock in some protected areas where gazelles have been reintroduced in Saudi Arabia. Presented at the Diseases at the Interface Between Domestic Livestock and Wildlife Species meeting. July 17-18, 2003, Scheman Conference Center, Ames, Iowa, USA
Rebholz, W., Williamson, D. T., Flavell, B., Mohammed., O. B.  and Al Tamimi, F. (1996). Genetics of Saudi dorcas gazelle: which is the real thing? In: Conservation of Arabian Gazelles- Proceedings of the Symposium Establishing Priorities for Gazelle Conservation in the Arabian Peninsula, Edited by Greth, A., Magin, C. and Ancrenaz, M. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, NCWCD, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. 119-127.
Rietkerk, F. E., Lindsay, N., Tatwany, H.,  Mubarak, S., Mohammed, O. B. and Williamson, D. T. (1991). Population dynamics of a captive herd of Arabian sand gazelles. Proceedings of the International symposium (Ongules/Ungulates) Toulouse, France, Edited by Spitz, F., Janeau, G., Gonzales, G. and Aulagnier. S.
Sandouka, M. A., Mohammed, O. B. and Abu Elzein, E. M. E. (2005). Serological surveys for diseases in livestock within protected areas designated for re-introduction of Arabian gazelles and oryx in Saudi Arabia. Proceedings of the 3rd Annual Meeting of Wildlife Disease Association (Africa and Middle east section). Abu Dhabi, 10-13 December 2004. 
Stievenart, C. and Mohammed, O. B. (2005). Current and emerging diseases in a captive flock of adult houbara bustard (Chlamydotis macqueenii). Proceedings of the 3rd Annual Meeting of Wildlife Disease Association (Africa and Middle east section). Abu Dhabi, 10-13 December 2004.  
 
 
Conferences, Seminars and Symposia
A symposium of the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Khartoum, Sudan, on the occasion of the Golden Jubilee, Friendship Hall, Khartoum, 1987.
International Symposium on the Development of Animal Resources, Friendship Hall, Khartoum, 1988.
The 6th International Conference of Wildlife Diseases Association, Berlin, Germany, 1990.
Workshop on Priorities of Research on Tick and Tick-borne Diseases in Sudan, Central Veterinary Research Laboratory, Khartoum, Sudan, 1990.
The First Scientific Conference, National Centre for Research, Friendship Hall, Khartoum, 1993.
The 13th Annual Meeting of the Saudi Biological Society, King saud University, Qassim Branch, Buraidah, 1992.
The 15th Annual Meeting of the Saudi Biological Society, Umm Al-Qurra University, Makkah AlMukarramah, 1994.
The VIIth International Coccidiosis Conference and European COST820 Workshop, Keble College, Oxford University, Great Britain. 1997.
The 27th International Veterinary Congress, Tunisia, Tunis, 2002.
 Diseases at the Interface Between Domestic Livestock and Wildlife Species. July 17-18, 2003, Scheman Conference Center, Ames, Iowa, USA.
The 3rd Annual Meeting of Wildlife Disease Association (WDA Africa and Middle East section). Abu Dahbi, UAE, December 2004.
The 4th Annual Meeting of Wildlife Disease Association (WDA Africa and Middle East section). Naynuki, Kenya, september 2006.
The International Conference on the Arabian Oryx in the Arabian Peninsula, the 23rd Annual Meeting of the Saudi Biological Society. King Fahad Cultural Centre, Riyadh, 21st – 23rd April 2007.
The 24th Annual meeting of the Saudi Biological Society, Taiba University, Medina, Saudi Arabia. 7th – 9th April 2009.
American Society for Microbiology (ASM) Biodefense and Emerging Disease Research Conference, Washington DC, Marriot Wardman Park Hotel, 25-27 February 2013.
 
Memberships

Secretary of the Wildlife Disease Association (Africa and Middle East Section), WDA-AMES.
Member of the Saudi Biological Society (SBS).
Member of the World Association for Wildlife Veterinarians (WAWV).
Member of the British Veterinary Zoological Society (BVZS).
Member of the Sudan Veterinary Association (SVA).
Member of the Arab Veterinary Teachers and Research Workers.
Member of the IUCN Veterinary Specialist Group.
 
 

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