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تحميل الدليل التدريبي

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Hend A. Alwathnani, Ph.D.
Assistance professor of Phycology
College of Science,
Department of Botany and Microbiology
King Saud University
P.O. Box 22452, Riyadh 11495
          hend02@yahoo.com
Tel:  +966-1-4785493 ext- 1452
Fax: +966-1-4768171

                                                                      

 

 

EDUCATION

  • Doctorate of Philosophy in Regulatory Biology with Major in Phycology and Minor in Cyanobacteria Systematic, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio. U.S:  May, 2006
  • B.S. in Science with Botany and Microbiology Major, King Saud University, Riyadh, June 1996

 

TEACHING-RELATED EXPERIENCE

  • 2008-present, Associate Dean, community College, King Saud University.
  • 2008-present Assistant Professor of Phycology at King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. 
  • Courses Assignment :
    • 484 Algal physiology           2 credits (1+1)
    • 384 Introduction to algae    3 credits (2+1)
    498 Research project          3 credits (2+1)

 

  • Summer 2005: Guest lecturer in EVS 206 Introduction to Environmental Science: Cleveland State University, Ohio, U.S.
  • Fall 2005: Guest lecturer in BIO 472 Wetland Ecology:  Desertification: causes and solutions, Cleveland State University, Ohio, U.S.

 

DISSERTATION AND WORKING PAPERS   

  • Morphological Characterization and Molecular Systematics of Cyanobacteria of Desert Soil Crusts in the Mojave Desert, Dissertation, Cleveland State University, 2006
  • The Terrestrial Cyanobacteria in Desert Soils from the Mojave Desert with Jeffery Johansen, Working Paper,John Carrol University, 2008
  • The 16S and Associated 16S-23S ITS Region from Cyanobacteria of the Mojave Desert with Jeffery Johansen, Working Paper, John Carrol University,2008
  • Characterization of the Species Composition of the Cyanobacteria in Several Sites in the Raudha Khuraim, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Working Paper, King Saud University,2008
  • The 16S and Associated 16S-23S ITS Region from Cyanobacteria of the Raudha Khuraim, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Working Paper, King Saud Universit, 2008
  • How seasonal changes affect cyanobacteria abundance in Raudha Khuraim site, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, working paper, King Saud University, 2008

 

 RESEARCH EXPERINCES AND INTERESTS 

My research was to study cyanobacteria from microbiotic crusts of   North America in the Mojave Desert, San Bernadino County, California. All cyanobacteria isolates were examined using a high-resolution Olympus photomicroscope equipped with Nomarski DIC optics to study cellular features.  Sequence data for the 16S rRNA (small sub-unit ribosomal RNA) and the 16S-23 ITS (Internal Transcribed Spacer) were employed for potentially new species of selected strains of interest and phylogenetic conclusions drawn from analysis of these data. In future research, I will use both morphological and molecular technique to study cyanobacteria from different habitat utilizing various techniques including  the traditional morphological classification and the analysis of 16S rRNA,  as well as  the secondary structure of  its associated ITS.

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Member of the Phycological Society of America 2007.
  • Member of the the Saudi Society for Life Sciences 2007.
  • Member of the Study Plan of the Department of Batony and Microbiology 2007.
  • Member of the Annual Report of the Department of Batony and Microbiology 2007.
  • Participating in the Annual Research Day at Cleveland State University by presenting a poster describing my dissertation research, Fall 2005.
  • Participating in a field research sponsored by John Carroll University and led by Professor Jeffery Johansen, Summer 2004.
  • Attending the International Conference on the Arabian Peninsula under the Patrange of H.R.H Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz AL Saud. The 23rd meeting of the Saudi Biological Society, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, April 2007.
  • Attending the International Conference on The Arabian Arabian Oryx in Peninsula the 23rd meeting of the Saudi Biological Society. King Fahd Cultural Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, April, 2007.
  •  Attending the workshop for academic evaluation and quality standers at King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 2007.
  • Attending the research orientation held at King Saud University, October 25 to December 1, 2007 .
  • Attending the new faculty orientation held at King Saud University, October 25-27,2007.
  • Attending the workshop for quality assurance held at King Saud University, May 2008.
  • Attending the workshop for the University stratigic plan held at King Saud University, 2008.

 

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