EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION:

Ph.D. (Molecular Biology and Genetics)

Nottingham University, United Kingdom (1995). Theses Title: “Molecular Biology of Cholesterol Metabolism In Humans".

M.Sc. (Clinical Biochemistry)

Nottingham University, United Kingdom (1991). Theses Title:  "A study of HMGCoA reductase in FH patients".

B.SC. (Biochemistry)

King Saud University Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, (1987).



EXPERIENCE:




  • Dean of King Abdullah Institute for Nanotechnology (October 2008 – October 2012).The editorial board of "Journal of Biomaterials and Tissue engineering" as a Regional Editor " American Scientific Publishers" (ASP), USA (2010- to date).

  • Visiting professor, Leeds University (2008 –to date).

  • Director of Nanotechnology Program in King Saud University (October 2007 – October 2008).

  • Professor, Department of Biochemistry, College of Sciences, King Saud University, Riyadh, KSA, (May 2011- to date).

  • Associate professor, Department of Biochemistry, College of Sciences, King Saud University, Riyadh, KSA, (July 2003-April 2011).

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry, College of Sciences, King Saud University, Riyadh, KSA, (2002-July 2003).

  • Head of Molecular Biology unit, Saudi Pharmaceutical Industries and Medical Appliances Corporation (SPIMACO), Riyadh, KSA, (1997-2002).

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry, College of Sciences, King Saud University, Riyadh, KSA, (1995-1997).

  • Research Fellow and Post Graduate student, Nottingham, University, Nottingham, UK (1989-1995).

  • Supervisor and Co-Supervisor for M.Sc. Students:

  • Supervised a number of postgraduate students for their research and studies at KSU (1995- to date).


The main objectives of this course are to introduce the modern and emerging approaches in Molecular Biotechnology and its applications in Biochemistry. The course is divided into four...
Zinc-oxide (ZnO) nanorod arrays were successfully prepared by using dual sonication sol–gel process. Field emission scanning electron microscopy revealed that the nanorods exhibited a...