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(Curriculum vitae)

 

 

 

Name:  Professor Dr. Khaled A. S. AL-Rasheid

Nationality: Saudi Arabian

Place and Date of Birth: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia 9. 4. 1966

Address: 

Prof. Dr. Khaled A. S. AL-Rasheid

Zoology Department,  College of Science

King Saud University, P.O. Box 2455,  Riyadh 11451

Saudi Arabia.

      (00966-1)  4675758 (Office)

                      4675753 (Laboratory)

                      4675773 (Department Secretary)

                      4678514 (Fax)

                    

E-mail: krasheid@ksu.edu.sa

 

 

Academic Degrees :

1) B.Sc.

    University: King Saud University

    College:    College of Science, Department of Zoology

    University Location (City, Country): Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

    Date of Obtaining Degree:  25. 1. 1987

 

2) Ph.D.

    University:  Southampton University

    College: College of Science, Department of Biology

    University Location (City, Country): Southampton, U.K.

    Ph.D. Commencing Date:   1. 8. 1988

    Ph.D. Acquiring Date:       29. 7. 1992

    Ph.D. Thesis Title: "The Effects of Heavy Metals on the Marine Ciliates Euplotes  mutabilis (Tuffrau, 1960)".

    Advisor's Name:   Professor Dr. Michael Sleigh

    Specialty: Ecology, Environmental Pollution and Protozoology

 

RESEARCH, ACADEMIC & APPLIED INTERESTS:

         Ecology & Pollution, Biodiversity, Freeliving Protozoa, Medical & Economical Parasites, Establishment & Management of Marine Wildlife Sanctuaries, Environmental Education & Awareness, Industrial Pollution,  Oil, Hydrocarbons & Heavy Metal Pollution, Water, Marine Pollution, Medical Wastes, Waste Recycling, Biotechniques in Wastewater, Biostatistics.

 

 

Employment History: (in descending order)

a-      Professor,    Zoology Department, College of Science, King Saud University, from 27. 11. 2002 till  present

b-      Associate Professor, Zool. Dept., College of Science, King Saud Univ., from 19. 10. 1998 to 26. 11. 2002.

c-      Assistant Professor Zool. Dept., College of Science, King Saud Univ., from 23. 11. 1992 to 18. 10. 1998.

d-      Teaching Assistant Zool. Dept., College of Science, King Saud Univ., from 22. 5. 1987 to 18. 7. 1988.

 

 

Scholarships and Awards:

 

 

a-        B.Sc. with Distinction Second Class Honors, King Saud University.

 

b-        Visiting Award by DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) to carry out a joint research in the Zoology Department, University of Bonn (Germany), 1996.

 

c-         Visiting Award by University of Salzburg (Austria) to carry out a joint research in the Institute of Zoology, summer of 1998.

 

d-        Visiting Award by DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) to participate in a training course on the Application of Electron Microscopical Techniques for Ciliated Protozoa Research, in the Zoology Institute, University of Tübingen (Germany), January 2000.

 

e-        Visiting Award by the Natural Science Foundation of China to participate in a training course on the Biodiversity of Marine Ciliate Protozoa, in Laboratory of Protozoology, College of Fisheries, Ocean University of Qingdao (China), June 2002.

 

f-          Sabbatical Award by King Saud University to carry out joint researches in the Zoology Department, College of Science, University of Cairo (Egypt), Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Dorset (United Kingdom) and in the Department of Zoology, College of Biological Science, University of Guelph (Canada), 2004.

 

g-        Prize for Biological and Environmental Sciences, Abdul Hameed Shoman 2002 Prize for Young Arab Researchers, Amman (Jordan), March 2004.

 

h-                 Visiting Award by University of Salzburg (Austria) to participate in a training course on Electron Microscopy and the Taxonomy of Ciliates, the Institute of Zoology, 2005.

 

i-                   First Prize for 2008 Distinguished Research and Publication Quality Awards (ISI), King Saud University, (SAUDI ARABIA), April, 2009.

 

j-                    Distinguished research Award (Bronze Grade), King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, (SAUDI ARABIA), December, 2009.

 

k-                 The Saudi Biological Society Prize & Medal, King Faisal University, (SAUDI ARABIA), 13 May, 2010.

 

l-                    Academics & Researchers Prize in Medics, 2010 Ibtikar Innovation Exhibition, King Abdulaziz & His Companions Foundation for Giftedness and Creativity "Mawhibah", Jeddah, (SAUDI ARABIA), May 2010.

 

m-               First Prize for 2009 Distinguished Research and Publication Quality Awards (ISI), King Saud University, (SAUDI ARABIA), June, 2010.

 

n-                 Prize for 2010 Distinguished Research and Publication Quality Awards (ISI) & Top 10 Researchers, King Saud University, (SAUDI ARABIA), January, 2011.

 

o-                 Malaysia Invention and Innovation Award & Silver Medal, the 10th Malaysian Technology Expo (MTE), Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, (MALAYSIA), 17-19 February 2011.

 

p-                 Diploma Award & Bronze Medal, 39th International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva, Palexpo-Geneva, (SWITZERLAND), April 6-10, 2011.

 

q-                 World Invention Award 2011 & Gold Medal, 11th International British Invention Exhibition, British Inventors Society, London, (UK), 19-22 October, 2011.

 

r-                   The Saudi Biological Society Prize & Medal, Jazan University, (SAUDI ARABIA), 6-8 March, 2012.

 

 

 

PATENTS

No. : PCT/EP2009/063072

Pharmaceutical or veterinary medical preparation obtained from coconut and onion for controlling flatworms and/or threadworms in animals or human

 

No. : PCT/EP2009/064442

Compositions comprising flavonoid-containing extracts from plants of the genus Citrus and /or isolated citrus flavonoids and specific cationic surface active agents, and SAID composition for use as an agent for treating infestations with head lice. 

 

 

 

 

PARTICIPATION IN CONFERENCES, SYMPOSIA AND OTHER ACTIVITIES

 

 

A – Participating in conferences & symposia:     

 

1-        The 43rd Annual Meeting of the Society of Protozoologists, held at College Park, University of Maryland, USA, 24-29 June, 1990 (Presented a Poster):

AL-Rasheid, K. A. S. and M. A. Sleigh (1990) Toxic effects of some metal ions on a marine species of Euplotes. Proceeding of the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Society of Protozoologists,College Park, Maryland, USA, Abstr. 55. & Journal of Protozoology (Supplement) 38: 10A, Abstr. 55.

 

2-        National Conference of Biology of Europe After 1992, held at Southampton University, UK, 2-3 April, 1992 (Attended).

 

3-        The Estuarine and Coastal Sciences Association Local Meeting, held at the Oceanography Department, Southampton University, UK, 2-4 April, 1992 (Presented a Poster):

AL-Rasheid, K. A. S. (1992) Effects of heavy metals on the marine ciliate Euplotes mutabilis (Tuffrau, 1960). The local meeting of the Estuarine and Coastal Science Association, Department of Oceanography, Southampton University, UK, April 2-4, 1992. Poster Session.

 

4-        The 1st European Congress of Protozoology, held at Bulmershe Campus, Reading University, UK., 5-10 April, 1992 (Presented a Poster):

AL-Rasheid, K. A. S. (1992) The interstitial ciliate composition of Southampton Water. Ist European Congress of Protozoology, Bulmershe Campus, University of Reading, UK, April 5-10, 1992. Poster Session.

 

5-        The 1st Autumn Meeting of the British Section of the Society of Protozoologists, held at Department of Zoology, National History Museum, London, UK, 14 September, 1992 (Attended). 

 

6-        IX International Congress of Protozoology, held at Division of Protozoology, Institute of Zoology, Free University of Berlin, GERMANY, 25-31 July, 1993 (Presented a Paper):

AL-Rasheid, K. A. S. and M. A. Sleigh (1993) Reduced survival of Euplotes mutabilis at concentrations of heavy metals observed in Southampton Water. Proceeding of the 9th International Congress of Protozoology, Berlin, GERMANY, p.119 (Abstr. 466). & Journal of Protozoology (Supplement) 40: 119 (Abstr. 466).

 

7-        The Symposium of Technical Development in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia organized by King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, Twique Palace, Riyadh, SAUDI ARABIA, 10-12 January, 1994 (Attended).

 

8-        The 3rd Autumn Meeting of the British Section of the Society of Protozoologists, held at Department of Zoology, National History Museum, London, UK, 13 September, 1994 (Attended).

 

9-        The 16th Symposium on the Biological Aspects of Saudi Arabia, held at College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh, SAUDI ARABIA, 1-3 March, 1995 (Attended).

 

10-      The Saxonian-Saudi Arabian Technology Symposium on Water Treatment, held at King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, Riyadh, SAUDI ARABIA, 3-4 November, 1996 (Attended).

 

11-      The 19th Meeting of the Saudi Biological Society on Biological Sciences through Course of Foundation and Development of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Symposium on the Biological Aspects of Saudi Arabia, held at Faculty of Science, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, SAUDI ARABIA, 16-18 February, 1999 (Presented a Paper):

Abdel Ghaffar, F. A. and AL-Rasheid, K. A. S. (1999) Ultrastructural characteristics of macrogametogenesis and oocyst wall formation of Eimeria sp. infecting Gerbillus gerbillus. Proceeding of the 19th Annual Meeting of the Saudi Biological Society, Jeddah, SAUDI ARABIA, p.12.

 

12-      The 18th  Annual Meeting of the German Section Society of Protozoologists, held at Kloster Schöntal, Stuttgart, GERMANY, 3-6 March, 1999 (Presented two Papers):

AL-Rasheid. K. A. S. and Foissner, W. (1999) Trachelocercid Karyorelictids (Protozoa: Ciliophora) do not feed by the Glabrous Stripe, as proposed by Lenk & Small, but through a conventional oral apparatus at the anterior end of the organisms. 18th Annual Meeting of the German Section Society of Protozoologists, Kloster Schöntal, Stuttgart, GERMANY, March 3-6, 1999.

 

Foissner, W. and AL-Rasheid. K. A. S. (1999) Trachelocercid Karyorelictids (Protozoa: Ciliophora) have a parakinetal stomatogenesis. 18th Annual Meeting of the German Section Society of Protozoologists, Kloster Schöntal, Stuttgart, GERMANY, March 3-6, 1999.

 

13-      The 3rd European Congress of Protistology and the 9rd European Conference on Ciliate Biology, held at University of Coppenhagen, Helsingor, DENMARK, 26-30 July, 1999 (Presented a Paper):

AL-Rasheid. K. A. S. and Foissner, W. (1999) Feeding and ontogenesis in Sultanophrys. A Karyorelictid trachelocercid ciliate: evolution at the base of the ciliate tree. Book of Abstracts of the 3rd European Congress of Protistology and the 9th European Conference on Ciliate Biology, LO-Skolen, Helsingor, DENMARK, July 26-30, 1999, p. 15.

 

14-      The Saudi-Japanese Joint Symposium for the study on Coastal / Marine Habitats and Biological Inventories in the Northern Part of the Red Sea in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, organized by the National Commission for Wildlife Conservation and Development (NCWCD) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), held at Ibn Turki Hall, Sheraton Riyadh Hotel, Riyadh, SAUDI ARABIA, 22-23 November, 1999. (Attended).

 

15-      The 20th Meeting of the Saudi Biological Society, held at College of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Resources, King Faisal University, Al-Ahsa, SAUDI ARABIA, 1-3 February, 2000 (Presented a Paper):

Abdel Ghaffar, F. A. and AL-Rasheid, K. A. S. (2000) Second generation merozoites, microgametogenesis and host-parasite relationship of Eimeria mehlhorni infecting the field rat Arvicanthis niloticus niloticus. Electron microscopic study. Proceeding of the 20th Annual Meeting of the Saudi Biological Society, Al-Ahsa, SAUDI ARABIA, p. 74. 

 

16-      The XI International Congress of Protozoology, held at Renaissance Salzburg Hotel, Salzburg, AUSTRIA, 15-19 July, 2001 (Presented a Paper):

AL-Rasheid. K. A. S. and Abdel-Ghaffar, F. A. (2001) Myxosporidian infection among some Nile fishes. Light and electron microscopic study. Final Prgram & Book of Abstracts of the XI International Congress of Protozoology, Renaissance Salzburg Hotel, Salzburg, AUSTRIA, 15-19 July, 2001, p. 49.

 

 

17-      The 21st Meeting of the Saudi Biological Society on Biological Natural Resources of Saudi Arabia “A View for Future”, held at College of Science, King Khalid University, Abha, SAUDI ARABIA, 9-11 April, 2002 (Presented a Paper):

Abdel Ghaffar, F. A. and AL-Rasheid, K. A. S. (2002) Light and electron microscopic studies on Myxosporidia infecting some Nile fishes.  Proceeding of the 21st Annual Meeting of the Saudi Biological Society, Abha, SAUDI ARABIA, p. 89.

 

 

18-      The 4th European Congress of Protistology and the 10th European Conference on Ciliate Biology, held at San Benedetto del Tronto (AP) ITALY, 31 August - 5 September, 2003 (Presented a Poster):

AL-Rasheid. K. A. S. (2003) A review of marine interstitial ciliates from the Arabian Gulf and its offshore islands with notes on their ecological status and recovery after two devastating Gulf wars. Book of Program and Abstracts of the 4th European Congress of Protistology and the 10th European Conference on Ciliate Biology, San Benedetto del Tronto (AP)  ITALY, 31 August - 5 September, 2003, p. 113.

 

19-      The 11th International Conference of Arab Biologists. Faculty of Science, Cairo University, EGYPT, 7-9 September, 2004, (Presented a Paper):

AL-Rasheid. K. A. S. and Abdel-Ghaffar, F. A. (2004) Myxosporidia infecting free-living and cultured Tilapia fish (Cichlidae). A comparative study from Egypt and Saudi Arabia. Book of Abstracts of the 11th International Conference of Arab Biologists. Faculty of Science, Cairo University, EGYPT, 7-9 September, 2004, p. 21A.

 

20-      The 8th International Phycological Congress. Congress, Durban, South Africa, 13-19 August, 2005, (Presented a Paper):

Esteban, G. F., Clarke, K. J. AL-Rasheid, K. A. S. and Finlay, B. J. (2005) Paraphysomonas vestita - cell scales recovered from two extreme environments: the Arabian Desert and the deep Blue Sea. Paper presented at the 8th International Phycological Congress, Durban, South Africa. 13-19 August, 2005, Abstract No. 72. Phycologia (supplement), 44 (4): 30-31.

 

21-      The 25th Meeting of the German Society of Protozoology: Protist Diversity: Past, Present and Future, held at Liebenwalde bei Berlin, GERMANY, 8-11 March, 2006 (Presented a paper): 

Berger, H., AL-Rasheid, K. A. S. and Foissner, W. (2006) Problems in the systematic classification of some species of hypotrichs (Ciliophora, Spirotrichea). Proceeding of the 25th Meeting of the German Society of Protozoology, Liebenwalde bei Berlin, GERMANY, KVI, p 23.

 

22-      The 23rd Meeting of the Saudi Biological Society and the International Conference on "the Arabian Oryx in the Arabian Peninsula”, held at King Fahad Center, Riyadh, SAUDI ARABIA, 21-23 April, 2007 (Attended).

 

23-      The 28th Meeting of the German Society of Protozoology, held at Naumburg (Saale) Leipzig, GERMANY, 25-28 February, 2009 (Presented a poster): 

Berger, H., AL-Rasheid, K. A. S. and Foissner, W. (2009) Two new species of Hypotrichous Ciliates (Ciliophora, Spirotricha) from a saline soil in Saudi Arabia. Proceeding of the 28th Meeting of the German Society of Protozoology, Leipzig, GERMANY, p. 22.

 

24-      The 24th Meeting of the Saudi Biological Society on "Biotechnology: Reality and Applications”, held at Taibah University, Madinah, SAUDI ARABIA, 7-9 April, 2009 (member of the scientific committee).

 

25-      The 6th International Symposium on Limnology and Aquatic Birds: Monitoring, Modeling and Management. Huesca, SPAIN, 26-31 October 2009 (Presented a Paper):

            Samraoui, B., Nedjah, R., Boucheker, A., Menai, R., Samraoui, F., Al-Farhan, A. and AL-Rasheid, K. A. S. (2009)  Patterns of resource partitioning by nesting herons in Numidia, northeast Algeria: how are Odonata exploited?

 

26-      The 3rd International Conference on World-Class Universities (WCU-3), held at Shanghai, CHINA, 2-4 November 2009 (Attended).

 

27-      The 5th QS Asia Pacific Professional Leaders in Education Conference and Exhibition (QS-APPLE 5), held at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur, City Centre, Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA, 24-26 November, 2009 (Attended).

 

28-      The 29th Joint Meeting of the German Societies of Parasitology and Protozoology, held at Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, GERMANY, 17-20 March, 2010 (Presented two Papers): 

Bashtar, A-R., Abdel-Ghaffar, F. Al-Quraishy, S. and AL-Rasheid, K. A. S. (2010) Light microscopic study on Eimeria infecting the Japanese Quails reared in farms in Saudi Arabia. Proceeding of the Joint Meeting of the German Societies of Parasitology and Protozoology, Düsseldorf, GERMANY, p. 62.

 

Berger, H., Li, L., Huang, J., Shin, M-K., Song, W. and AL-Rasheid, K. A. S. (2010) Apogastrostyla rigescens (Kahl, 1932) gen. nov., comb. nov. (Ciliophora, Hypotricha): morphology, notes on cell division, SSU rRNA gene sequence data, and neotypification. Proceeding of the Joint Meeting of the German Societies of Parasitology and Protozoology, Düsseldorf, GERMANY, p. 73.

 

 

29-      The 25th Meeting of the Saudi Biological Society on " Nanotechnology in Life Sciences”, held at King Faisal University, Alhasa City, SAUDI ARABIA, 11-13 May, 2010 (member of the scientific committee & Presented a Paper): 

El-Serehy, H. A.  and AL-Rasheid, K. A. S. (2010). Nanoflagellates in the Microbial Trophodynamics at the Northern Red Sea. Proceeding of the 25th Annual Meeting of the Saudi Biological Society, 11-13 May, Al-Ahsa, SAUDI ARABIA, p. 118.

 30-      The 2010 Joint Meeting of the International Society of Protistologists and the British Society for Protist Biology, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK, 18-23 July 2010 (Presented five Posters & Papers): 

Khaled A. S. Al-Rasheid & Hamed A. El-Serehy (2010). Microbial loop populations and microbial trophodynamics at the Northern Red Sea. Proceeding of the 2010 Joint Meeting of the International Society of Protistologists and the British Society for Protist Biology, 18-23 JULY 2010, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK, p17.

 

Jiqiu Li, Xiaofeng Lin, Henglong Xu, Alan Warren, Khaled A. S. Al-Rasheid & Weibo Song (2010). Ecotoxcity of fishery drug in mariculture water: using ciliate as test organism to investigate the DNA damage induced by nitrofurazone. Proceeding of the 2010 Joint Meeting of the International Society of Protistologists and the British Society for Protist Biology, 18-23 JULY 2010, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK, p40.

 

Jiqiu Li, Xiaofeng Lin, Henglong Xu, Alan Warren, Khaled A. S. Al-Rasheid & Weibo Song (2010). Colonization of periphytic ciliated protozoa on an artificial substrate in mariculture waters with notes on responses to environmental factors. Proceeding of the 2010 Joint Meeting of the International Society of Protistologists and the British Society for Protist Biology, 18-23 JULY 2010, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK, p41.

 

Jiqiu Li, Xiaofeng Lin, Zhenzhen Yi, John C. Clamp, Weiwei Liu, & Khaled A.S. Al-Rasheid (2010). Molecules or morphogenesis: how to determine the phylogenetic assignment of Paratetrahymena (Ciliophora, Oligohymenophorea)?. Proceeding of the 2010 Joint Meeting of the International Society of Protistologists and the British Society for Protist Biology, 18-23 JULY 2010, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK, p42.

 

Xiaofeng Lin, Weibo Song, Alan Warren & Khaled A. S. Al-Rasheid (2010). High divergent ciliates: new taxa from the coastal waters in southern China Sea. Proceeding of the 2010 Joint Meeting of the International Society of Protistologists and the British Society for Protist Biology, 18-23 JULY 2010, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK, p42.

 

31-      The 6th International Conference on Scientometrics and University Evaluation, Wuhan University, CHINA, 4-18 November 2010 (Presented a Paper):  

Khaled A.S. Al-Rasheid, Ahmed Al-Farhan, Saleh Al-Qurashi, Iskandar Abdullah & Maitham Al-Mosawi. (2010). Top Academia: The Development of a System for the Evaluation of Staff, Departments and Colleges in King Saud University. The 6th International Conference on Scientometrics and University Evaluation. 4-8 November, 2010 Wuhan University, CHINA, Conference Program p16.  

32-      The 6th QS Asia Pacific Professional Leaders in Education Conference and Exhibition (QS-APPLE 6), held at the Suntec Singapore International Convention & Exhibition Centre, SINGAPORE, 17-19 November 2010 (Attended). 

33-    The 10th Biennial conference of The Aquatic Ecosystem Health and Management Society (AEHMS): Aquatic Ecosystem Puzzle: Threats, Opportunities & Adaptation, held at University of Siena, ITALY, 13-15 June 2011 (Presented two Papers):  

El-Serehy, H. A., AL-Rasheid, K. A. S. and Morsy, N.K. (2011). Brachyuran crabs: Their systematic account and decoration behavior in the Suez Canal-the connecting link between the Red Sea and Mediterranean. The 10th Biennial conference of The Aquatic Ecosystem Health and Management Society (AEHMS). 13-15 June 2011. University of Siena, ITALY.  Program & Abstracts, S3.09, p 41. 

El-Serehy, H. A., Aboulela, H., Kaiser, M., AL-Rasheid, K. A. S. and Ezz El-Din, H. (2011). Heavy metal concentrations and their distribution along the western coast of Port Said on the Mediterranean Sea, Egypt. The 10th Biennial conference of The Aquatic Ecosystem Health and Management Society (AEHMS). 13-15 June 2011. University of Siena, ITALY. Program & Abstracts, S4.03, p 47.

 

34-      The 6th European Congress of Protistology, held at Freie Universität Berlin, GERMANY, 25-29 July, 2011 (Presented two Papers):

 

Song, W., Warren, A., AL-Rasheid, K. A. S. and Lin, X. (2011). Diversity of free-living marine ciliates in Chinese coastal waters, with notes on new taxa from the South China Sea. The 6th European Congress of Protistology, Freie Universität Berlin, GERMANY, 25-29 July, 2011. FINAL PROGRAMME and ABSTRACTS: p 118.

 

Abdel-Ghaffar, F., Mehlhorn, H., Bashtar, A-R., Al-Quraishy, S., AL-Rasheid, K. A. S. and Morsy, K. (2011). Myxosporidia infecting Nile fishes in Egypt, light and electron microscopic study. The 6th European Congress of Protistology, Freie Universität Berlin, GERMANY, 25-29 July, 2011. FINAL PROGRAMME and ABSTRACTS: p 37.

 35-  The 1st Asian Congress of Protistology (ACOP 2011) and the 8th Asian Conference of Ciliate Biology, held at Jeju National University, Jeju Island, KOREA, 3-6 October, 2011 (Presented three Papers): 

El-Serehy, H. A., AL-Rasheid, K. A. S., Al-Quraishi, S. and Al-Faraj, S. (2011). Ciliates (Protista) from the gravel bed hydroponics system used for sewage treatment, Egypt. 1st Asian Congress of Protistology (ACOP 2011) and the 8th Asian Conference of Ciliate Biology, Jeju National University, KOREA, 3-6 October, 2011. FINAL PROGRAMME and ABSTRACTS: p 20.

 

Song, W., Warren, A., AL-Rasheid, K. A. S. and Lin, X. (2011). Diversity of ciliates: some unusual morphogenetic patterns in hypotrichs. 1st Asian Congress of Protistology (ACOP 2011) and the 8th Asian Conference of Ciliate Biology, Jeju National University, KOREA, 3-6 October, 2011. FINAL PROGRAMME and ABSTRACTS: p 26.

 

El-Serehy, H. A., AL-Rasheid, K. A. S., Al-Quraishi, S. and Al-Faraj, S. (2011). Microplankton of the Great Bitter Lake, a hyper saline lake on Suez Canal, Egypt. 1st Asian Congress of Protistology (ACOP 2011) and the 8th Asian Conference of Ciliate Biology, Jeju National University, KOREA, 3-6 October, 2011. FINAL PROGRAMME and ABSTRACTS: p 46.

 

 

36-      The 4th International Conference on World-Class Universities (WCU-4), held at Shanghai, CHINA, 30 October - 2 November 2011 (Attended). 

 

 

37-      The 27th Meeting of the Saudi Biological Society on "Economics of Environment and Natural Resources", held at Jazan, SAUDI ARABIA, 6-8 March, 2012  (Session Chairman & Presented a Paper):

 

AL-Rasheid, K. A. S., El-Serehy, H. A.  and Al-Farraj, S. (2012). Reproductive strategy of the Jellyfish Aurelia aurita (Cnidaria  Scyphomedusae) in the Suez Canal and its migration between the Red Sea and Mediterranean. Proceeding of the 27th Annual Meeting of the Saudi Biological Society, 6-8 March, 2012, Jazan, SAUDI ARABIA, p. 12.

 

38-      The Gordon Research Conference "Salt & Water Stress in Plants", held at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, CHINA, 24-29 June, 2012 (Presented a Paper): 

Hedrich, R., Bauer, H., Geiger, D, AL-Rasheid, K. A. S. and Ache, P. (2012). Low humidity sensing in Guard cell - Autonomous ABA synthesis rescues Arabidopsis thaliana from drought stress. The Gordon Research Conference "Salt & Water Stress in Plants", 24-29 June, 2012, Hong Kong, CHINA. P.S.2.

 

39-      The 29th New Phytologist Symposium "STOMATA 2012", held at Manchester Conference Centre, Manchester, UK, 2-4 July 2012 (Presented a Paper): 

Maierhofer, T., Geiger, D., AL-Rasheid, K. A. S., Scherzer, S., Mumm, P., Liese, P., Ache, P., Wellmann, C., Marten, I., Grill, E., Romeis, T. and Hedrich, R. (2012). Stomatal closure by fast abscisic acid signaling is mediated by the guard cell anion channel SLAH3 and the receptor RCAR1. Programme, abstracts and participant list of The 29th New Phytologist Symposium "STOMATA 2012", 2-4 July 2012, Manchester, UK, p33, Page 52.

40-             IREG Forum on University Rankings – Methodologies under scrutiny, held at the Hotel Novotel Warszawa Centrum, Warsaw, POLAND, 16-17 May 2013 (Attended).

41-            The 11th International Conference of the Aquatic Ecosystem Health and Management Society (AEHMS), "Aquatic Ecosystems at the Edge: Managing for Sustainability", held at University of Victoria, CANADA, 17-20 June, 2013 (Presented two Papers):

El-Serehy, H., Abdel Rahman, N., Bahgat, M., Abou Ela, H., Al Quraishy, S., Alfarraj, S., Al-Misned, F. and AL-Rasheid, K. A. S. (2013). Migration activity of zooplankton between the Red Sea and the Mediterranean Sea across the Suez Canal. Book of Abstracts of the 11th International Conference of the Aquatic Ecosystem Health and Management Society (AEHMS), 17-20 June, 2013, University of Victoria, CANADA, S2.01, Page 23.

               El-Serehy, H., Al-Misned, F., AL-Rasheid, K. A. S., Shafik, H., Al Quraishy, S., Bahgat, M. and Alfarraj, S. (2013). Abundance and diversity of surface microplankton at the Bitter Lake: a hyper saline lake on the Suez Canal, Egypt. Book of Abstracts of the 11th International Conference of the Aquatic Ecosystem Health and Management Society (AEHMS), 17-20 June, 2013, University of Victoria, CANADA, P.04, Page 48.

42-            The XIV International Congress of Protistology, held at the Westin Bayshore, Vancouver, CANADA, 28 July - 2 August, 2013 (Presented five Papers):

El-Serehy, H., AL-Rasheid, K. A. S., Bahgat, M., Al Quraishy, S., Al-Misned, F., Alfarraj, S. and Shafik, H. (2013). Abundance and trophodynamics of surface microbial loop populations in the northern Red Sea. Book of Abstracts of the XIV International Congress of Protistology, 28 July - 2 August, 2013, Vancouver, CANADA, 2C-4, Page 39.

 

Li, F., Xing, Y., Li, J., AL-Rasheid, K. A. S., He, S. and Shao, C. (2013). Morphology, morphogenesis and small subunit rRNA gene sequence of a soil hypotrichous ciliate, Perisincirra paucicirrata (Ciliophora, Kahliellidae), from the shoreline of the Yellow River, North China. Book of Abstracts of the XIV International Congress of Protistology, 28 July - 2 August, 2013, Vancouver, CANADA, 9A-1, Page 64.

 

Fan, Y., Hu, X., Huang, J., AL-Rasheid, K. A. S. and Chen, X. (2013). Morphology and morphogenesis of a new marine ciliate, Apoholosticha sinica n. g., n. sp. (Ciliophora, Hypotrichia), with consideration of its systematic position among urostylids. Book of Abstracts of the XIV International Congress of Protistology, 28 July - 2 August, 2013, Vancouver, CANADA, P-095, Page 128.

 

Jiang, J., Huang, J., Li, J., AL-Rasheid, K. A. S., Al-Farraj, S. A., Lin, X. and Hu, X. (2013). Morphology of two marine euplotids (Ciliophora: Euplotida), Aspidisca fusca Kahl, 1928 and A. hexeris Quennerstedt, 1869. Book of Abstracts of the XIV International Congress of Protistology, 28 July - 2 August, 2013, Vancouver, CANADA, P-096, Page 129.

 

Pan, H., Ma, H., Hu, X. and AL-Rasheid, K. A. S. (2013). Morphology of three species of Amphileptus (Protozoa, Ciliophora, Pleurostomatida) from South China,with reporting two new species. Book of Abstracts of the XIV International Congress of Protistology, 28 July - 2 August, 2013, Vancouver, CANADA, P-104, Page 132.

 

 

 

 

B - Organizing workshops at King Saud University:     

 

 

1- Chairman; Center of Excellence in Biodiversity Research, First Workshop.

       KSU, 13/1/2008.

2- Chairman; The University Measures Towards World Recognition. KSU, 3/5/2009.

3- Chairman; Distinguished Publications in Nature & Science I. KSU, 30/5/2009.

4- Chairman; Distinguished Publications in Nature & Science II. KSU, 31/5/2009.

5- Chairman; International Publication of KSU Journals (ELSEVEIR). KSU, 23/6/2009.

6- Chairman; The development of KSU Journals (ELSEVEIR). KSU, 11/11/2009.

7- Chairman; Towards World Class University: Distinguished Research & Publications. KSU, 16/1/2010.

8- Chairman; International Research Groups: Towards Scientific Excellence. KSU, 23/1/2010.

9- Chairman; How to Search ISI Web of Knowledge. KSU, 9/5/2010.

10- Chairman; Carnivory Initiative Flytrap meets High-Tech. KSU, 16/5/2010.

11- Chairman; Frontiers in Life Science. KSU, 5/12/2010.

12- Co-organizer; First Meeting of KSU Scientific Societies, KSU, 10-11/1/2011.

13- Chairman; International Collaboration and Biodiversity Research, KSU, 16/1/2011.

14- Chairman; International Research Groups: Frontiers in Life Science (3). KSU, 4/12/2011.

15- Chairman; Protists: A Specialized Collaborative Studies. KSU, 18/2/2012.

  

16- Chairman; King Saud University and International Excellence, KSU, 21/4/2013.

17- Chairman; International Research Groups: Frontiers in Life Science (4). KSU, 22/4/2013.

18- Chairman; King Saud University and Thomson Reuters (ISI). KSU, 11/5/2013.

19- Chairman; Progress in Life Science Plants, Animal, Microbes & the Environment. KSU, 19/11/2013.

 

C - Councils:     

1-      Representative of the Zoology Department in the Research Center, College of Science from 1995 till 2000.

2-      Secretary of the Departmental Board for the academic year 1997/1998.

3-      Member of the University Board for Employment in 1998.

 

D - Committees:     

1-      Member of the Departmental Specialized Group of Ecology and Pollution since 1992 - till present.

2-      Member of the Departmental Museum Committee since 1993 - till 1998.

3-      Member of the Departmental Library Committee since 1993 - till 1998.

4-      Member of the Departmental Laboratories & Technicians Committee, since 1993 - till 2001.

5-      Chairman of the Departmental Committee for the College of Science participation with the General Exhibition of the Saudi Environmental Awareness Exhibition from 1. 4. 1994 - till end of exhibition.

6-      Chairman of the University Committee set up by the Deanship of the Institute of Researches and Consultative Studies to consult for the National Management of Irrigation (Ministry of Agriculture and Waters) from 19. 10. 1997 - till present.

7-      Member of the Scientific Committee of the 18th Symposium of the Saudi Biological Society from 26. 11. 1997 - till 26. 2. 1998.

8-      Member of the University Supervision and Follow up Committee and the Environmental Pollution Group Committee set up by the Deanship of the Institute of Researches and Consultative Studies to consult for King Saud Project for the Development of Saudi Environment during the 1997/1998 academic year.

9-      Member of the College of Science Computer Committee since 29. 9. 1999 - till present.

10-     Supervisor of the College of Science Computer Laboratory since 29. 9. 1999 - till present.

11-     Organizer of the Departmental Computer & Internet, since 2001 - till present.

12-     Member and chairman of many temporary committees set up by the Departmental Board from time to time, to advise on current affairs.

13-     Member and chairman of many committees set up by the Departmental Board for examination of Master Degree thesis.

 

 

E - University and Community Services:

1-      Lectured on the Use of Ciliated Protozoa as Biological Indicators of Marine Pollution in the Department of Zoology, College of Science, King Saud University in 1993.

2-         Lectured on Omnivorous Ciliates as a New Family: Light and Electron Microscopical Study of their Morphology, Morphogenesis and Feeding Behavior. Department of Zoology, College of Science, King Saud University in 2000.

3-      Part-time Consultant of the National Commission for Wildlife Conservation and Development (NCWCD) from 28. 7. 1993 - till present.

4-      Part-time Consultant of the Ministry of Defense and Aviation, member of the Scientific and Organizing Committee of the Saudi Environmental Awareness Project for the period of one year from 1994.

5-      Member of the scientific team for the establishment of the Jubail Marine Wildlife Sanctuary, in conjunction with the European Community (EC) and the National Commission for Wildlife Conservation and Development (NCWCD) during 1995.

6-      Academic supervisor for many students at the Department.

7-      Supervisor of many undergraduate research projects in the Department.

8-      Supervisor of many graduate students; reading for M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees since 1994.

9-      Evaluating several research projects submitted to Saudi University's research centers and to King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology.

 

 

F - Scientific Journals:

1-     Refereeing many manuscripts submitted for publication in many national, regional and international scientific journals.

2-     Co-Editor, the International Journal "Protozoological Monographs", Shaker Verlag, Aachen, Germany, since January 2001 - till present.

          http://ww.shaker.eu

3-     Co-Editor, the "Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences", Saudi Biological Society, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, since May 2001 - till present.

          http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/1319562X

4-     Editor-in-Chief, the "Journal of King Saud University, Sciences", King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, since July 2004 - till present.

          http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/10183647

 

 

G - Memberships of Scientific Societies:

1-      Member of the British Section of the Society of Protozoologists since 1988 - till present.

2-      Member of the Estuarine and Coastal Sciences Association since 1988 - till present.

3-      Member of the Saudi Biological Society since 1994 - till present.

4-      Member of the Society of Protozoologists since 1995 - till present.

5-      Member of the National Geographic Society from 1996 to 2000.

6-      Member of the New York Academy of Sciences for the year 1996/1997.

7-      Member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science for the year 1997/1998.

8-      Member of the Egyptian Public Health Association for the year 1998/1999.

9-      Member of the Egyptian Zoological Society for the year 1998/1999.

10-     Member of the Egyptian German Society for Zoological Sciences since 1998 - till present.

11-     Member of the Arabian Biological Society Sciences since 1999 - till present.

 

 

 
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