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تحميل الدليل التدريبي

أسئلة شائعة


 

Professor (Dr) Fahad Mohammed Al-Hemaid

 

Professor and Chairman

Department of Botany and Microbiology

College of Sciences

King Saud University

P.O Box-2455, Riyadh-11451

Saudi Arabia.

E-mail: fhemaid@ksu.edu.sa

Tel. +9664675834 (Office), +966-534509366 (Mobile), +966-4675833 (Fax)

 

Education:

1991                          Ph.D. University of Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

1984-1991 Post-Graduate, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

1983                          Graduation: University: King Saud University

 

Research and Teaching experience: 20 years

Research interest:

Classical and Molecular Taxonomy on the plant biodiversity of Arabian Peninsula

 

Employment History:

 

2003-till date:            Professor, Department of Botany & Microbiology, KSU, Riyadh

1997-2003:                 Associate Professor, Department of Botany & Microbiology, KSU, Riyadh

1991-1997:                 Assistant Professor, Department of Botany & Microbiology, KSU, Riyadh

1983-1984:                 Demonstrator, Department of Botany & Microbiology KSU, Riyadh

 

Study Visits Abroad:

 

2003         University of Queens Land, Brisbane, Australia (7 weeks)

2002         University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia, (6 weeks)

1999         Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Edinburg, the Natural History Museum (7 weeks)

1998         Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, and the Natural History Museum (6 weeks)

1997         Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, and the Natural History Museum (8 weeks)

 

Seminar/ Symposia/Conferences:

 

2002         Meeting on the Sustainable Agricultural organized by Saudi Society of Agricultural Sciences

2000         International Conference on Economics and Conservation of Renewable Natural Resources in Arid Zones Riyadh

2000         Second General meeting of the Arabian Plant Specialist Group (APSG/IUCN), Abu Dhabi, UAE

 

Workshops attended:

 

2001         Workshop on Trees and bushes suitable in Saudi habitat (March 2001) Riyadh, organized by Min. of Agriculture and Water

2000         IUCN Red List workshop, Riyadh, organized by NCWCD

 

Membership of Scientific Societies:

 

Saudi Biological Society since 1983

Working Group of Plants, NCWCD since 1997

Arabian Plant Specialist Group (APSG) since 1999

IUCN since 2000

SSG/IUCN since 2000

Saudi Society of Agricultural Sciences (SSAS) since 2001

 

            Supervision of Doctoral thesis

 

2013: Mr. Suliman Mohammed Al-Ghanem: Molecular evolutionary studies on the genus Limonium (Plumbaginaceae) from Saudi Arabia using Internal Transcribed Spacer sequences of nuclear ribosomal DNA

 

2013: Mr. Sanad Mutlaq Al-Sobeai: Assessment of genetic diversity of Anastatica hierochuntica from Saudi Arabia based on Internal Transcribed Spacer sequences of nuclear ribosomal DNA gene  

Mesfer Mashabb saed Al-Qahatani: Molecular phylogenetic studies on Euphorbia schimperiana inferred from Internal Transcribed Spacer sequences of nuclear ribosomal DNA (under progress):

                Mr. Fahd Mohammed Alzeibr: Phylogenetic relationships of Nepeta sheilae (an endemic species to Saudi Arabia) within the genus based Internal Transcribed Spacer sequences of nuclear ribosomal DNA (under progress):

 

University and Community Services

 

Provided assistance and advice to University staff and scientists working in other Government bodies in identifying the wild plants of Saudi Arabia.

Evaluated several scientific papers submitted to different Journal of Publication.

Evaluated many scientific projects of several Universities and Institutions.

 

Popular talk for public awareness on "Destruction of habitats is the first cause of species extinction" organized by NCWCD in Riyadh, 24th August 2000.

Popular talk for public awareness on "Conservation of the nature" organized by Friends of Nature in Al-Ghad district, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 11. 08. 1421 H.

 

Popular talk for public awareness on "Dieback phenomena in Juniper forest" organized by King Saud University in Abha, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 15th July 2002.

Popular talk for public awareness on Conservation of the nature" organized by KSU in Abha, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 23rd July 2002.

Seminar on Sceneries of Empty Quarters (Rub – Al-Khali), Faculty of Arts, King Saud University. 2006.  

 

Seminar on Sceneries of Empty Quarters (Rub – Al-Khali), Faculty of Foods and Agriculture, King Saud University. 2006.  

Seminar on Sceneries of Empty Quarters (Rub – Al-Khali), Post-Graduate Students, Faculty of Science, King Saud University. 2007.

 

Committees

Member of the Ecological and Taxonomical Units, Faculty of Science, King Saud University. Since 1991

Chairman Ecological Unit, Department of Botany and Microbiology, Faculty of Science, King Saud University. 1999-2001.Member of the Management Committee of the Green House and Ecological Laboratory, Department of Botany and Microbiology, King Saud University. 1992-1995.

Chairman of the Committee of Educational Activities, Department of Botany and Microbiology, King Saud University, 1992-1998.

Secretary of the Department Council, Department of Botany and Microbiology, Faculty of Science, King Saud University. 1999-2000.

Member of the Arranging Committee for General Botany between College of Science and College of Agriculture. 1996-1997.

Member of the Scholarship Committee for Demonstrators and post-graduate students, Department of Botany and Microbiology, since 2001.

Member of the Biodiversity Council, Faculty of Science, King Saud University. 2004-2006.

 

 

Publications (in last three years):

 

1.        Ali, M.A., M.A. Farah, F.M.A. Al-Hemaid and F.M. Abou-Tarboush (2013) Apoptotic induction activity of Euphorbia schemperiana (Solanaceae) extract on breast cancer cell line (Communicated to Journal of Ethnopharmacology).

2.        Li, Y, S.H. Ku, S.M. Chen, M.A. Ali and F.M. A. Al-Hemaid (2013) Photoelectrochemistry for red cabbage extract as natural dye to develop a dye-sensitized solar cells. International Journal of Electrochemical Science, 8: 1237 – 1245.

3.        Ali, M.A., F.M. Al-Hemaid, J. Lee, R.K. Choudhary, A.K. Pandey and N.A. Al-Harbi (2012) Assessing nrDNA ITS2 sequence based molecular signature of ginseng for potential use in quality control of drug. African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, 6(39):2767-2774.

4.        M.A. Ali, J. Lee, S.Y. Kim and F.M.A. Al-Hemaid (2012) Molecular phylogenetic study of Cardamine amaraeformis Nakai using nuclear and chloroplast DNA markers. Genetics and Molecular Research, 11 (3): 3086 – 3090.

5.        Li, Y., S.M. Chen, T.Y. Wu, S.H. Ku, M.A. Ali, F.M.A. Al-Hemaid (2012) Immobilization of Laccase into Poly (3,4-Ethylenedioxythiophene) assisted biocathode for biofuel cell applications. International Journal of Electrochemical Science, 7:  11400-11413.

6.        Li, Y., T.Y. Wu, S.M. Chen, M.A. Ali and F.M.A. Al-Hemaid (2012) Green synthesis and electrochemical characterizations of gold nanoparticles using leaf extract of Magnolia kobus. International Journal of Electrochemical Science, 7: 12742 - 12751.

7.        Li, Ying, S.M. Chen, C.Y. Yang, M.A. Ali and F.M.A. Al-Hemaid (2012) Bionanotechnology approach for FAD-dependent enzymes with nanomaterials sensor. Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences, 19: 465-471. 

8.        Li, Y, S.M. Chen, W.C. Chen, Y.S. Li, M.A. Ali and F.M.A. Al-Hemaid (2011) Platinum nanoparticles (PtNPs) -Laccase assisted biocathode reduction of oxygen for biofuel cells. International Journal of Electrochemical Science, 6: 6398- 6409.

9.        Tsai, T.H., Y.C. Huang, S.M. Chen, M.A. Ali and F.M.A. Al-Hemaid (2011) Fabrication of multifunctional biosensor for the determination of hydrogen peroxide, dopamine and uric acid. International Journal of Electrochemical Science, 6: 6456-6468.

10.      Ali, M.A., F.M.A. Al-Hemaid, J. Lee, R.K. Choudhary, N.A. Al-Harbi and S.Y. Kim (2011) Genetic diversity assessment of Diplocyclos palmatus (L.) Jeffrey from India using ITS sequences of nuclear ribosomal DNA, African Journal of Biotechnology 10(72): 16145-16151.

11.      Al-Qurainy, F., S. Khan, M. Tarroum, F.M.A. Al-Hemaid, M.A. Ali (2011) Molecular authentication of the medicinal herb Ruta graveolens (Rutaceae) and an adulterant using nuclear and chloroplast DNA markers. Genetics and Molecular Research 10 (4): 2806-2816. 

12.      Ali, M. A. and Fahad M. Al-Hemaid (2011) Taxonomic significance of trichomes micromorphology in Cucurbits. Saudi Journal of Biological Science, 18:87-92.

13.      Ali, M.A., F. Al-Qurainy, F.M.A. Al-Hemaid, M. Tarroum and S. Khan (2011) Assessment of genetic diversity among Indian population of Cuscuta reflexa based on ITS sequences of nuclear ribosomal DNA. Journal of Medicinal Plant Research, 5(7):1217-1223.

14.      Al-Qurainy, F., F.M.A. Al-Hemaid, S. Khan, M.A. Ali, M. Tarroum and M. Ashraf (2011) Detection of sodium azide induced Mutagenicity in the regenerated shoots of Artimisia annua L. using internal transcribed spacer (ITS) sequences of nrDNA. Pakistan Journal of Botany, 43(4):2183-2186.

15.      Al-Qurainy, F., S. Khan, M.A. Ali, F.M.A. Al-Hemaid, M. Tarroum and M. Ashraf (2011) Authentication ofRuta graveolens and its adulterant using internal transcribed spacer sequences of nuclear ribosomal DNA. Pakistan Journal of Botany, 43(4):1613-1620.

16.      Ali, M.A, S. Karuppusamy and F.M.A. Al-Hemaid (2010) Molecular phylogenetic study of Luffa tuberosa Roxb (Cucurbitaceae) based on internal transcribed spacer (ITS) sequences of nuclear ribosomal DNA and its systematic implication. International Journal of Bioinformatics Research, 2(2):42-60.

17.      Ali, M.A. and F.M.A. Al-Hemaid (2010) Trichosanthes anguina L. is variety of Trichosanthese cucumerina L.- evidence based on molecular phylogenetic analysis of internal transcribed spacer (ITS) sequences of nuclear ribosomal DNA. International Journal of Molecular Biology, 1(2): 01-14.

18.      Al-Soby, S.M. and Fahad M. Al-Hemaid (2009) Ecological characteristic of Haloxylon salicornicum(Moq.)Boiss.&Panicum turgidum Forssk.and there importance as grazing feed for camel. Saudi Journal of Biological Science 16(3):115-122.

19.      Goyder, D. and F.M.A. Al-Hemaid (2009) The identity of Saudi Arabian species Huernia haddaica Hemaid. Asklepios, 106:27-28.

 

 

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