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Ali A. AL-Salamah

 

Personal Data

Name: Ali Abdullah AL-Salamah.  

NationalitySaudi

Marital Status: Married

Languages: Arabic and English.

Contact Information:

 P. O.  Box   89506, Riyadh 11692, Saudi Arabia

Email: aaasalah98@yahoo.com

Academic Promotions (Appointment) in the Botany and   Microbiology Department, College of Sciences, King Saud University:

    Teaching assistant 1975 -1976

    Assistant Professor 1982 -1989

    Associated Professor 1988 - 1993

    Professor 1993- Present

Academic Qualifications:      

1975  B.Sc.

  In Biological Sciences (With Honor), College of Sciences, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.                  

1977 TOEFL (618)

American Language Institute, Sandiago State University, Sandiago, California   USA        

1980  M.Sc.

In Immunology and Bacterial Physiology, Department of

Microbiology, Fresno State University

California, Fresno   USA

Title M.SC. Dissertation '' Purification, Characterization and Immunochemical Neutralization of Bacillus pumilus BpCl   Cytoplasmic and Endospore Enolase   

Advisors Name: John H. Carr                                                                             

 1983 Ph.D.

In Medical Bacteriology, Department of Bacteriology and Public Health     

Pullman State University, Washington State, Pullman, USA                         

 Title of Ph.D. Dissertation:

Effect of Plasmids and Cell Envelope Mutations on Cell Permeability and Virulence of Yersinia Pestis EV 76 in Iron Compromised Mice  

 Advisors Name: Willared T.Charnetzky.

 

 

Professional Societies:

Member of the American Society for Microbiology, 1980 – Present 

Consultations:

Consultant for Riyadh Water Program 1998 –Present.

Research Interest:

       - Mechanism of Pathogenicity

       - Virulence Factors

       - Plasmids and Transposons

       - Antibiotic Resistance

       - Role of Iron in Virulence

       - Nosocomial Pathogens

       - Epidemiological Studies

      - Application of the Resent Molecular Methods For The

       Isolation and Identification of Pathogenic Bacteria From

       Body Sites and Secretions

 

Supervision

I Supervised Thesis of 16 M.Sc. and 12 Ph.D. Students.

Now, I am Supervising Thesis of 1 M.Sc. and 4 Ph.D. Thesis.

 

Publications  

1.     Salamah, A.A. and W.T. Charnetzky (1986). Effect of the Virulence Associated 47 Megadalton Plasmid of Yersinia pestis on Permeability to Gentian Violet and Sensitivity to Novobiocin. Acta. Microbiol. Hung. 33: 193-201.

2.     Salamah, A.A. and W.T. Charnetzky (1986). A permeability Mutant of Yersinia pestis with Increased Susceptibility to Phagocytosis which Retains Potential for Intraphagocytic Growth and Virulence. Acta. Microbiol. Hung. 33: 203-213.

3.     Salamah, A.A. and W.T. Charnetzky (1986). The Calcium Dependence Region of the 47 Megadalton plasmid of Yersinia pestis is Required for Growth within Macrophages. Acta. Microbiol. Hung. 33: 213-219.

4.     Salamah, A.A. H.M. Hassan and T.M. Nassar (1989). Antibacterial Wild Flowering Plants in Saudi Arabia. J. King Saud Univ. (Sci.) 1: 5-19.

5.     Salamah, A.A. (1988). Isolation and Characterization of Two New Halophilic Species of Bacillus from Saudi Arabia. J. Univ. Kuwait (Sci.). 15: 1-8.

6.     Salamah, A.A. (1988). Distribution and Activity of Antibiotic Producing Bacteria in Two parts of Saudi Arabia. J. Coll., Sci. 19: 79-86.

7.     Salamah, A.A. (1988). Isolation of Erysipelothrix rhusiopathaiae from a 55 year old Man and a Positive Tracing of the Infection to Chicken-Raising Premise. Microbiologica 11: 169-171.

8.     Salamah, A.A. (1990). Biochemical and Morphological Characterization of a Halomonas sp. Strain Isolated from Saudi Arabia. Iraq. J. Sci. 31: 18-23.

9.     Salamah, A.A. (1989). Correlation of Pathogenicity and Calcium Dependency of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis and Yersinia enterocolitica with their Plasmid content. J. King Saud Univ. (Sci.) 2: 13-19.

10.  Salamah, A.A. (1989). Effects of pH, Chemicals and Antibacterial Agents on Some Strains of Yersinia enterocolitica and Yersinia pseudotuberculosis. J. King Saud Univ. (Sci.) 2: 5-13.

11.  Salamah, A.A. (1990). Effect of heat and pH stresses on the recovery of Staphylococcus aureus on medium-110. Microbiologica 13: 247-252.

12.  Salamah, A.A. (1990). Role of pre-incubation in non-selective medium in recovery of Staphylococcus aureus from swimming pools and beaches. Microbiologica 13: 263-266.

13.  Salamah, A.A. and Makki, S.E. (1991). Incidence of Yersinia enterocolitica in some food and Environmental samples in Saudi Arabia. J. King Saud Univ. (Sci.). 3: 91-100.

14.  Salamah, A.A. and Makki, S.E. (1991). Effect of the suspending Medium on the growth and susceptibility to heat stress of Yersinia enteocolitica. J. King Saud Univ. (Sci.) 3: 101-108.

15.  Salamah, A.A. (1992). Association of coagulase and/or pigmentation with the virulence of a capsule-laking Staphylococcus aureus in iron-compromised mice. Microbiologica 15: 75-78.

16.  Salamah, A.A. (1992). Antibiotic resistance and plasmids of some human nasal isolates of Staphylococcus aureus. Microbiologica 15: 191-196.

17.  Salamah, A.A. (1991). Effect of medium salinity on some chemical constituents of two halophilic Bacillus spp. From Saudi Arabia. Microbiologica 15: 149-156.

18.  Salamah, A.A. (1992). Effect of ethylenediamine di-o-hydroxyphenylacetic acid and transferrin on the growth of some bacterial strains in vitro. Microbiologica 15: 361-366.

19.  Salamah, A.A. (1992). Comparison of heat treatment and ethanol treatment procedures used to isolate sporeforming bacteria and identification of food poisoning-causing bacteria as Bacillus cereus using ethanol treatment. J. King Saud Univ. (Sci.) 4: 139-147.

20.  Salamah, A.A. (1993). Isolation of Yersinia enterocolitica and Listeria monocytogenes from fresh vegetables in Saudi Arabia and their growth behaviour in some vegetable juices. J. Univ. Kuwait. (Sci). 20: 283-292.

21.  Salamah, A.A. (1993). Susceptibility of some Staphylococcus aureus isolates to cadmium, mercury and ultraviolet radiation. J. King Saud Univ. (Sci.). 5: 89-17.

22.  Salamah, A.A. (1994). Occurrence of Yersinia enterocolitica and Yersinia pseudotuberculosis in Rodents and Cat Feces from Riyadh Area, Saudi Arabia. Arab Gulf J.  Scient. Res. 12: 547-557.

23.  Salamah, A.A. (1995). Effect of Enrichment media, Temperature and Time of Enrichment on Yersinia enterocolitica and Yersinia pseudotuberculosis. J. King Saud Univ. 7: 225-232.

24.  Salamah, A.A. (1995). Antibiotic Resistance, Plamid Content, Phage Type, and Capsule Type of Staphylococcus aureus Isolates at a Children’s Hospital. Microbiologica 18: 14-51.

25.  Salamah, A.A. and M.A. Ali (1995). Effect of Temperature on the Lipid and Fatty Acid Composition of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis. Microbiologica 18: 27-33.

26.  Salamah, A.A. and A.S. Al-Obaidi (1995). In vivo and In vitro Effects of Lactoferrin on Yersinia pseudotuberculosis. Microbiologica 18: 267-274.

27.  Salamah, A.A. and A.S. Al-Obaidi 91995). Effect of Some Physical and Chemical Factors on the Bactericidal Acitivity of Human Lactoferrin and Transferrin against Yersinia pseudotuberculosis. Microbiologica 18: 275-282.

28.  Monshi, M.A.S., N.M. Abdel-Salam and A.A. Salamah (1996). Complexes of a Schiff Base Formed by the Condensation of S-Benzyl Dithiocarbazate and Benzol Aceton. J. Chem. Soc. Pak. 18: 214-219.

29.  Salamah, A.A. and A.S. Al-Obaidi (1997). Iron-Reversible and Irreversible Inhibition of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis by Human Lactoferrin and Transferrin. Arab Gulf J. Scient. Res. 15: 695-707.

30.  Salamah, A.A. and A.M.A. Zaid (2000). Antibacterial Activity of Commiphora quadricincta From Saudi Arabia. J. King Saud Univ. (Sci). 12:1-10.

31.  Al-Muaikel, N.S., S.S. Al-Diab, A.A. Salamah and A.M.A. Zaid, (2000). Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Organotin Monomers and Copolymers and Their Antibacterial Activity. J. Applied Polymer Science. 77:740-745.

32.  Salamah, A.A. and A.E. Al-Sunaiher, (2001). Studies on The Bacteria Pseudomonas fluorescens Recovered from some cultured Fresh Water Fish species in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with special Reference to its Pathogenicity. Arab Gulf J. Scient. Res.19: 97 - 103.

33.  AL-Gonaim, M.I., A.S.S. Ibrahim, and Ali A. AL-Salamah (2010). Application of Gamma Irradiation in Treatment of Waste Activated Sludge to Obtain Class a Biosolids. Americ. J.Environ.Sci.6, 500-504.

34.  AL-Khulaifi, Manal M., Nagwa M. A. Aref, and Ali A. AL-Salamah (2009). Phage Typing, PCR Amplification for mec A gene, And Antibiotic Resistance Patterns as Epidemiologic Markers in Nosocomial Outbreaks of Methicillin Resistant, Staphylococcus aureus. Saudi J. Biologic. Sci., 16: 37-49.

35.  Almasaudi, Mosallam S., and Ali A. AL-Salamah (2009). Diversity of Bacteria in Drinking Water Tanks in Riyadh City in Saudi Arabia. Saudi J. Biologic Sci., 6:63-73.

36.  Ibrahim, A.S.S., and Ali A. AL-Salamah (2009). Optimisation of Media and Cultivation Conditions for Alkaline Protease Production by Alkaliphilic Bacillus holothurians. Res. J. Microbiol., 7: 251-259.

37.  AL-Gonaim, M.I., A.S.S. Ibrahim, and Ali A. AL-Salamah (2009). Swimming Motility in Agrobacterium tumefaciens is Controlled by Quorum Sensing and Inhibited by Garlic Bulb Extract. Res. J. Microbiol. 9, 345-354.

38.  Maripandi, A., Ali A. Al-Salamah (2010). Multiple-Antibiotic Resistance and plasmid Profiles of Salmonella enteritidis Isolated from Retail Chicken Meats. Americ. J. Food Techno. 5: 260-268.

39.  Maripandi, A., L. Prakash, and Ali A. Al-Salamah (2010) HPLC Separation Of Antibacterial Compounds From Perna Viridis And Portunus Sanguinolentus And Its Activity Tested Against Common Bacterial Pathogens. Advanced Biotech. 9:24-28.

40.  Maripandi, A., Ali A. Al-Salamah (2010).Typhoid Fever with Severe Abdominal Pain; Diagnosis of Abdomen by Ultra Sonogram, Hemology-cell Analysis and Widal Test. J Infect Dev Ctries , 4:593-596.

41.  Maripandi, A., Ali A. Al-Salamah (2010). Analysis of Salmonella enteritidis Outer Membrane Proteins and Lipopolysaccharide profiles with the Detection of Immune Dominant Proteins. Americ. J. Immun. 6(1-6).

42.  Maripandi, A., Ali A. Al-Salamah (2010). Prevalence And Antibiotics Susceptibility of uropathogens in Patients from a Rural Environment. Americ. J. Infect. Dis.6 (29-33).

43.  Al-Sunaiher, A.E.Abdelnasser S.S.Ibrahim,and Ali A. Al-Salamah (2010). Association of Some vibrio species With Disease Incidence in Cultured Tilapia Fishes in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Worl. Appl.Sci. J., 8:653-660.

44.  AL-Gonaim, M.I., A.S.S. Ibrahim, and Ali A. AL-Salamah (2010). Influence of Exogenous Quorum Sensing Signaling Compounds on the Hydrogen Sulfide Production in Activated Sludge Bioreactors. Worl. Appl.Sci. J., 9:1112-2010.

45.  Ibrahim, A.S.S, Mohamed A. El-Tayeb and Ali A. Al-Salamah (2010) Characterization of Immobilized Alkaline Cyclodextrin from a Newly Isolated Bacillus agaradhaerens KSU-A11.A. J. Botech.9:7550-7559.

46.  Al-Ajlan, H.H. , Abdelnasser S.S.Ibrahim and Ali A. Al-Salamah(2011) Comparison of Different PCR Methods for Detection of Brucella spp in Human Blood Samples . P.J. Microbiol. 60:27-33.

47.  Ibrahim, A.S.S, Mohamed A. El-Tayeb, Yahya B. Elbadawi and Ali A. Al-Salamah (2011).  Isolation and Characterization of Novel Potent Cr (VI) Reducing Alkaliphilic Amphibacillus sp. KSUCr3 from Hypersaline Soda Lakes. Electronic Journal of Biotechnology. 14(4). (ISI)

48.  Ibrahim, A.S.S, Mohamed A. El-Tayeb, Yahya Elbadawe and Ali A. Al-Salamah (2011). Effects of Substrates and Reaction Conditions on Production of Cyclodextrins Using Cycldextrin Glucano Transferase, from Newly Isolated Bacillus agaradhaerens KSU-A11. eJournal of Biotech.15(5). (ISI)

49.  Ibrahim, A.S.S, Mohamed A. El-Tayeb, Yahya Elbadawe and Ali A. Al-Salamah (2011) Bioreduction of Cr (VI) by Potent Novel Chromate Resistant Alkaliphilic Bacillus sp. strain KSUCr5 Isolated from Hypersaline Soda Lakes. A.J.Biotech.10:7207-7218.(ISI)

50.  Abdullah A. Al-Arfaj, Abdelnasser S.S. Ibrahim, Ali Mohammed Somily, and Ali A. Al-Salamah (2011). Genetic Basis of Carbapenem Resistance in Acinetobacter Clinical Isolates in Saudi Arabia ( AcceptedFor Publication in A.J.Biotech (ISI).

51.  Ibrahim, A.S.S, Ali A. Al-Salamah and Hubert Bahl (2011) an Alkaliphilic Cyclodextrin Glycosyltransferase From a New Bacillus agaradhaerens WN-I StrainIsolated from New Egyptian Soda Lake: Purification and Properties. A.J.Biotech. 10:6107-6119. (ISI).

52.  Maripandi, A., Ali A. Al-Salamah and Arun Kumar T (2011). Prevalence of Dental Caries Bacterial Pathogens and Evaluation of  Inhibitory Concentration  Effect on  Different Tooth Pastes Against Streptococcus spp A.J.Biotech. 5:1778-1783. (ISI)

53- Mariana Nor Shamsudin, Alreshidi M. Ali, Vasanthakumari Neela,Rukman A. Hamat,Alshrari A.Subeh, Hisham Alajlan and Ali A. Al-Salamah (2011).Comparative Prevalence of Superantigenic Toxin Genes in Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Isolated from Hospitalised Patients in Malaysia and Saudi Arabia. Proc. Malaysian Soc.Microbiol.1(337-340).

54- Ibrahim, A.S.S, Yahya B. Elbadawe, Mohamed A. El-Tayeb and Ali A. Al-Salamah (2012).Hexavalent Chromium Reduction by Chromate Resistant Alkaliphilic Bacillus sp. Strian KSUCr9a. A.J.Biotech.11:3832-3841. (ISI).

55- Ibrahim, A.S.S, Yahya B. Elbadawe, Mohamed A. El-Tayeb , Ali A. Al-Salamah and Garabed Antranikian (2012). Hexavalent Chromium Reduction by Alkaliphilic Amphibacillus sp. KSUCr3 is Mediated by Copper-dependent membrane-associated Cr(VI) Reductase. Extremophiles.16:659-668.(ISI).

56- Ibrahim, A.S.S, Ali A. Al-Salamah, Yahya B. Elbadawe, Mohamed A. El-Tayeb and Garabed Antranikian (2012). A Novel Cyclodextrin Glycosyltransferase from Alkaliphilic Amphibacillus sp. NPST-10: Purification and properties. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 13: 10505-10522.(ISI).

  57- Ibrahim, A.S.S, Ali A. Al-Salamah, Ashraf A. Hatamleh, Mohammed S. El-Shiekh,and Shebl S. Ibrahim(2012). Tapping Uncultured Microorganisms Through Metageomics for Drug Discovery. A.J.Biotech.11:  15823-15834. (ISI)

58- Alreshidi M. A. , Ali A. Al-Salamah, R. A. Hamat, V. Neela, A. S. Alsharari, S. S. Atshan, H. H. Aaajlan and M. Nor Shamsudin (2013). Genetic Variation Among Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Isolates From Cancer Patients in Saudi Arabia. Eur. J. Clin. Microbiol. Infect. Dis.32:755-761.(ISI)

59-  Ibrahim, A.S.S , Ali A. Al-Salamah, Mohamed A. El-Tayeb, Yahya B. Elbadawe(2013). Enhancement of  Amphibacillus sp. NPST-10 Cyclodextrin Glucanotransferase Production by Investigation of Physio-  Environmental Factors. J.Pur. and Appl. Microbiol. 7:2597-2606.(ISI)

60- Ibrahim, A.S.S , Ali A. Al-Salamah,Ahmed Mohamed ElToni, Mohamed A. El-Tayeb, and Yahya B. Elbadawe(2013).Immobilization of Cyclodextrin Glucanotransferase on Aminopropyl-Functionalized Silica-Coated Superparamagnetic Nanoparticles. E. J. Biotech. 16 No. 6, Issue of November 15 (ISI).

 61- Ibrahim, A.S.S , Ali A. Al-Salamah, Mohamed A. El-Tayeb,and Yahya B. Elbadawe(2013). Detoxification of Hexavalent Chromate by Amphibacillussp. KSUCr3 Cells Immobilised in Silica-Coated Magnetic Alginate Beads. Biotech. and Biopro. Engin.. 18:1238-1249. (ISI).

 62- Al-Omer,A.I.,A. Maripandi,and Ali A. Al-Salamah (2013).Prevalence of Antibiotic Resistance and Minimum Inhibitory Concentrations of Helicobacter pylori Isolates from Clinical Gastritis Patients, Saudi Arabia.G.J.Gastroent. and Hepato.1:101-106.(ISI).

63- Ibrahim, A.S.S , Ali A. Al-Salamah, Mohamed A. El-Tayeb, Yahya B. Elbadawe(2014). Cyclodextrin        Glucanotransferase Immobilisation on to Functionalized Magnetic Double Mesoporous Core-Shell Silica Nanospheres.  E. J. Biotech. 17:55-64 (ISI).

64- AL-Khulaifi, Manal M., Nagwa M. A. Aref, Ali A. AL-Salamah , and Mohammed S. AlShammary(2014). Correlation Between Phage Typing and Toxins Content as an Outbreak Tool in Staphylococcus aureus.J. Pur.and Appl. Microbiol.8:1265-1274.(ISI).

65- Alharbi, A., Abdelnasser S.S.Ibrahim, and Ali A. Al-Salamah (2014).Prevalence of Various Enterotoxins Among Clinical Staphylococcus aureus Strains Isolated FROM Food Borne poisoning Patients. J. Pur.and Appl. Microbiol.8:3079-3088. 

  66-Ali Z. Al Watban, Ali A. Al-Salamah , and Mohamed G. El Faki (2014). Prevalence of Suspected Tuberculosis    in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia According to Conventional and Molecular Methods.J. Family and Community Medicine.21(182-185). (ISI).

 67-Abdulhakim  suliman Al-Badah, Abdelnasser S.S.Ibrahim, and Ali A. Al-Salamah (2015). Clonal Diversity and Antimicrobial Resistance of Enterococcus faecalis Isolated from Endodontic Infections. E.J. of Biotechnology.18:175-180. (ISI).

 68- Ibrahim, A.S.S , Ali A. Al-Salamah, Yahya B. Elbadawe,and Mohamed A. El-Tayeb(2015).Production of  Extracellular alkaline protease by new Halotolerant Alkaliphilic Bacillus sp. NPST-AK15 Isolated from Hyper Saline Soda Lakes.E.J.OF Biotechnology. 18:236-243. (ISI).

69- Ibrahim, A.S.S,Ali A. Al-Salamah,Yahya B. Elbadawe,Mohamed A. El-Tayeb,and Garabed Antranikian(2015).Detergent-,Solvent- and Salt-Compatible thermoactive Alkaline Serine Protease from Halotolerant Alkaliphilic Bacillus sp.NPST-AK15:  Purification and Characterization.Extremophiles.19:961-971. (ISI).

70- Ibrahim, A.S.S,Ali A. Al-Salamah, Ahmed M. El-Toni, Khalid S. Almaary, Mohamed A. El-Tayeb,   Yahya B. Elbadawe, and Garabed Antranikian (2016). Enhancement of Alkaline Protease Activity and Stability via Covalent Immobilization on to Hollow Core-Mesoporous Shell Silica Nanoporous.international Journal of Molecular Sciences.17,184.(ISI)

 71- Ibrahim, A.S.S, Ahmed M. El-Toni, Ali A. Al-Salamah, Khalid S. Almaary, Mohamed A. El-Tayeb,Yahya B. Elbadawe, and Garabed Antranikian (2016).Development of Novel Robust Nanobiocatalyst for Detergents Formulations and the other Applications of Alkaline Protease.Biobrocess Biosystems Engineering Journal.39,793-805.(ISI).

72-Maryam AlTamimi, Ali AlSalamah,Manal AlKhulaifi, Hisham AlAjlan (2016)Comparison of Phenotypic AND pcr Methods for Detection of Carbapenemases Production by Enterobacteriaceae. Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences.

 

 

 

 

 

Books:

Practical Experiments in Medical Bacteriology (2006)

Books translated to Arabic:

1-    Bacteriology of Human: Ecological prospective

2-    Structural Biology of Bacterial Pathogenesis

 

Teaching:

I taught the following courses at King Saud University

1- B. Sc. In Microbiology 

Number of taught semesters

Course

4

MIC 101 General microbiology

4

MIC 280 General microbiology

20

MIC 221 Bacteriology

18

MIC 321 Bacterial physiology

14

MIC 211 Virology

10

MIC 344 Water and sanitary microbiology

12

MIC 386 Applied bacteriology

14

MIC 486 Applied microbiology

52

MIC 421 Medical bacteriology

36

MIC 451 Immunology

4

MIC 460 Medical bacteriology

48

MIC 463 Antibiotics

16

MIC 491 Introduction to research program

16

BIO 497 Scientific Journals

48

MIC 499 Research program

 

2- M.Sc. In Microbiology  

Number of taught semesters

Course

16

MIC 581     Ecology of bacteria and viruses

14

MIC 583     Advanced virology

8

MIC 585     Radiation biology

4

MIC 589     Special topics in immunology

34

MIC 521     Advanced bacteriology

42

MIC 522     Mechanism of bacterial infection

4

MIC 555     Microbial molecular genetics

40

MIC 600     M.Sc. Thesis

8

BID 600      M.Sc. Thesis

 

3- Ph.D. In Microbiology

Number of taught semesters

Course

30

MIC 621     Advanced studies in microbiology

30

MIC 622     Advanced medical bacteriology

10

MIC 691     Seminar

10

MIC 692     Special topics

30

MIC 700     Ph.D. Thesis

 

Conferences:

I participated in more than 40 conferences inside and outside Saudi Arabia

Society’s membership:

Member of the American Society for Microbiology since 1979

Scientific distinctions: 

Awarded  King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz for translation 1434-2013

an owner of a patent  No:3313 and date 1435-2014 Efficient Biofilter for H2S Removal from Wastewater

My biography is recorded in the following directories: 

International Biographical Center

Who’s Who in the World

Asia / Pacific – Who’s Who

American Biographical Institute

 

Dear Ali Al-Salamah,                                                                      

Congratulations on being selected for Who's Who in Science and Engineering 2011-2012 (11th Edition)                              

 Your inclusion in this exclusive directory distinguishes you as one of accomplished people in your field                           

 


I was selected by The American Biographical Institute as a man of the year 2008, representing Saudi Arabia

 

Research topics and programs:

1.     Yersinia enterocolitica and Yersinia pseudotuberculosis. Their physiology, virulence factors and pathogenicity.

2.     Survey of the antibiotic producing bacteria in Saudi Arabia

3.     Isolation of some halophilic bacteria from Saudi Arabia, their identification, physiology and structure.

4.     Antibacterial wild flowering plants in Saudi Arabia.

5.     Effect of heat injury on the recovery of Staphylococcus aureus and on its pathogenicity.

6.     The significance of iron in bacterial infection

7.     Production of Cyclodextrins by Free and Immobilized Cyclodextrins Glycosyl Transferase

8.     Production of Cyclodextrins Glycosyl Transferase by Immobilized Bacterial Cells in Fed Batch and Continuous Fermentation

9.     Investigation of Epidemiology and Genetic Basis of Resistance Mechanisms of Multidrug Resistant Bacteria and Drug discovery from marine microorganisms

10.  Molecular and biochemical characterization of novel cyclodextrin glycosyl transferease and cyclodetrins production using the recombinant enzyme

11.  Investigation of Phenotypic and Genetic Basis of Resistance Mechanisms in Multidrug resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in Kingdom Saudi Arabia

12.  Antibiotic resistance and minimum inhibitory concentrations of Helicobacter pylori

13.  Association of Some vibrio species With Disease Incidence in Cultured Tilapia Fishes in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

14.  Swimming Motility in Agrobacterium tumefaciens is Controlled by Quorum Sensing and Inhibited by Garlic Bulb.

15.  Studies on The Bacteria Pseudomonas fluorescens Recovered from some cultured Fresh Water Fish species in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with special Reference to its Pathogenicity.

16.  Methicillin Resistant Stahpylococcus aureus .

17.  Diversity of Bacteria in Drinking Water Tanks in Riyadh City ,Saudi Arabia.

                                                                  

Project under preparation to be submitted shortly:                    

1-    Influence of iron in biosynthesis and expression of siderophore in nosocomial pathogen Acinetobacter baumannii.

2-  Isolation of heavy metals resistant bacteria and investigation of the bioremediation mechanisms.

 

Comities:

I participated in more than 120 comities in side and out side the University, Some of these comities are:

-         Development of high quality laboratories in Saudi Arabia.

-         Origination of the community colleges in Saudi Arabia.

-         Origination of the college of science in Al-Gasseem region.

-         Origination of the Department of Medical Microbiology in the college of science of Al-Gasseem.

-         Member of the college comity for chemicals and instruments.

-         Member of the comity for the evaluation of the University of Al-Gasseem before its separation from King Saud University.

-         Member of the training comity for the college of science

-         Coordinator of the teaching demonstrators’ comity since 1411.

-         Member of the comity for the strategic plan of the college of science.

-         Coordinator of the comity for the strategic plan of the department of botany and microbiology.

-         Member of the academic consultation comity in the department of botany and microbiology.

-         Member of the ethical comity of the college of science.

-         Member of the post graduation training year.

 

University and community services:

-         Referee of many research projects for: King Abdualaziz City for Science and Technology, King Abdualaziz University, Aum Al-gura University, and King Saud University.

-         Referee of many books and academic promotions

for foreign and local universities.

-         Development of high quality laboratories in Saudi Arabia

-         Member of the comity that were assigned for the study

of training programs given by the domestic services

center of Saudi Arabia.

-         Evaluation member for more than 50 Ph.D. and M.Sc. thesis in King Saud University and other Saudi Universities.

-         Supervised more than 16 M.Sc. and 12 Ph.D.  student, also, I am supervising 4 Ph.D. and 1 M.Sc. student.

-         I participated in 19 Ph.D. comprehensive examinations until now.

-         I participated in the comities that made the plans of the community colleges and the science departments of the University of Al-Kasseem. Also, I was the coordinator of the comity that made the study programs of the medical microbiology department in it.

Consultations:

consultant for RIYADH water Directory, then for the ministry of water and electricity from 1419-until now

  

 

Ali A. AL-Salamah

Professor of medical bacteriology

 

 
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