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تحميل الدليل التدريبي

أسئلة شائعة


E mail: jajarem@KSU.EDU.SA

Nationality : Saudi;   Current Academic Rank:  Professor

(1) Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) : 1975 (Zoology & Botany)

King Saud University ,  Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

(2) Master of Science (M.Sc.):  1982  (Behavioral Ecology)

University of Nottingham,  Nottingham, Englan  

 (3) Doctorate Degree (Ph.D)  Swansea, University of Wales, U.K.,1985  (Behavioral Physiology)

Application's Major: Animal Behavior;   Behavioral Teratology; neurobehavior, behavior pharmacology

Toxicity, neurotoxicity, neurophysiology

 Employment History

1975 – 1977 : Teaching Assistant at Zoology Department, College of Science, King Saud University.

1985 – 1993 : Assistant Professor, Zoology Department, College of Science, King Saud University.

1993 – 2004 : Associate Professor, Zoology Department, College of Science, King Saud University.

2004 – till Date : Professor, Zoology Department, College of Science, King Saud University.

Conferences and symposia

1-9th, 11th, 12th, 15th, 18th , 20th, 23rd, 25th, 26th and 27th Symposium on the Biological Aspects of Saudi Arabia, held in different cities of Saudi Arabia.

2-7th, 11th, 12th, 13th and 14th, International conferences of union of Arab Biologists, held in different cities of Egypt..

3-1st, 2nd and 3rd.  Annual conference Consevation  and Development of  Natural  Heritage Cairo and Sharm El sheik , 2009, 2010 and 2011

4-2012 International conference on Bioinformatics and computational biology, 7-8/4/2012.malaysia.

5-4th annual conference of the natural protectorates pioneers society. Held in Cairo and Sharem El sheikh, 8-12/12/2012.

6-The 9th Annual International Conference of the Egyptian society for experimental biology. Cairo and Hardga, 23-27/2/2013

7-2nd International confetrence on Environment , Agriculture and Food Science.Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia , 6-7/5/2013


Councils :

Representative of the Zoology Department in the College of Science Board from 1998 to 1989.

Member of the Saudi National Section in the International Council for Bird Conservation from 1991 to 1995.

Member of the Houbara Filed Project Committee, the National Commission for Wildlife Conservation and Development from 1989 to 1992.

Refereed several papers submitted for publication to specialized scientific journals.

Referred several research projects submitted for adoption and financial support to the Academic.


1- Ajarem, J. S. (1987). Studies on the effects of alcohol on locomotor activity and immobility  in male mice. Pro. Saudi Biol. Soc. 10 : 92-104.

2-Ajarem,j.s. (1990) .Effects of fresh Kola-nut extract on lcomotor activities  of male mice. Acta Physiol. Pharmacol Bulgaria. 16 (4) : 10-15.

3- Ajarem, J. S. (1991). Seasonal changes of water birds in Al-Hair area, south of Riyadh, Biol. Sci, 1 : 215-231.

4- Ajarem, J. S. and Ahmad M. (1991). Behavioural and Biochemical consequences of perinatal exposure of mice to instant coffee : A correlative evaluation. Pharmacol. Biochem. Behav. 40 (4) : 847-852.

5- Ajarem, J. S. and Ahamd M. (1992). Effect of perinatal exposure of Cardamom (Elettaria cadrdamomum) on the post-natal development and social behaviour of mice offspring. J. King Saud Univ. Sci. 4 (2) : 34-57.

6- Benton, D. Ajarem, J. S. and Brain P. F. (1986). The role of opiate receptors in social behaviour. In :Cross-Disciplinary studies on aggression. (P. F. Brain and J.M. Ramirez, eds). Publications de la univerdidad de sevilla, pp. 113-134.

7- Ajarem, J. S. and Brain, P. F. Perental caffeine exposure modifies behavioural responses in mice. Behavioural Pharmacology, U. K. (1993). 4 : 541-544.

8- Ajarem, J. S. and Ahmad, M. Effects of consumption of fresh Kola-nut extract by female mice on the postnatal development and behaviour of thier offspring. Journal of King Saud University Science, Saudi Arabia (1994). 6(1) : 41-50.

9- Ajarem, J. S. and Ahmad, M. Effect of pipe tobacco extract on locomotor activity and brain acetylcholinesterase levle in mice. Arab Gulf Journal, Scientific Research, Saudi Arabia (1995). 1 : 187-198.

10- Ajarem, J. S. and Ahmad M. Effect of jurak extract on locomotor activity and brain acetylcholinesterase level in mice. Saudi Medical Journal, Saudi Arabia (1995). 6(2) : 156-160.

11- Ajarem, J. S. and Ahmad M. Teratopharmacological and behavioural effects of coffee in mice. Indian Journal of Pharmacology, India (1996). 28 : 16-24.

12- Ajarem, J. S. and Ahmad M. Perental caffeine exposure modifies developmental refelexes of neonates and anxiety of young adult mice. Sains Malaysiana, Malaysia (1996). 25 (1) : 99-109.

13- Ajarem, J. S. and Ahmad M. Effects of garlic extract on esterases activity in tissues and serum of male mice. Journal of King Saud University, Science, Saudi Arabia (1997). 9(2) : 147-154.

14- Ajarem, J. S. and Ahmad M. Effects of garlic extract on locomotor activity of male mice. Journal of King Saud University, Science, Saudi Arabia (1997). 9(2) : 155-159.

15- Ajarem, J. S. and Ahmad M. Prenatal nicotine exposure modifies behaviour of mice through early development. Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behaviour, U.S.A (1998). 59 (2) : 313-318.

16- Ajarem, J. S. and Ahmad M. Effect of perinatal exposure of mice to non-alcohol malt beverage "beer" on their offspring. Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences, Saudi Arabia (1998). 5 (2) : 78-92.

17-Ajarem, J. S. Effects of prenatal lead exposure on motoric reflexes of developing mice preweanlings and their locomotory behaviour at adolescent age. Journal of Egyptian German Society of Zoology, Comparative Physiology, Egypt (1999). 3(A) : 163-176.

18- Ajarem, J. S. Effects of prenatal nicotine exposure on some morphological behavioural and enzymatic characteristics in mice offspring. Journal of Union of Arab Biologists (A) Zoology; Cairo, Egypt (2000). 14 (A) Zoology : 197-210.

19-Ajarem, J. S.  and Ahmad M. Effect of temperature on the behavioural activities of male mice. Dirasaat (Natural and Engineering Sciences Division), Jordan (2003). Vol. 30 (1) : 59-65.

20- Ajarem, J. S. Effects of prenatal exposure to Actifed on motoric refelexes and physical development of mice offspring   Kuwait Journal of Science and Engineering, Kuwait (2003). 30 (1) : 111-120.

21- Ajarem, J. S. Perinatal effect of Cadmimum on the teratological studies. Indian J. Applied and Pure Bio. , India (2003). Vol. 18 (2) : 191-202.

22- Ajarem, J. S. Perinatal effects of Arsenic on the behavioural teratology of the mice offspring. Ultra science, India (2003). Vol. 15 (2) : 181-188.

23- Ajarem, J. S.  Gestatitional   and lactational exposure to Arsenic in mice : behavioural and biochemical effects in male offspring. Indian J. Applied and Pure Bio., India (2003). Vol. 18 (2) : 203-210.

24-Ajarem, J. S. Al-Turki, A. and Ahmad M. Effect of prenatal cadmimum in the cross-fostered mice offspring. Pakistan J. Zool., Pakistan (2003). Vol. 35 (3) : pp. (319-328).

25- Ajarem, J. S. Abu-Taweel, Q. M. And Ahmad M. Effect of postnatal lead exposure on the development and behaviour of mice offspring. Saudi J. Biol. Sci., Saudi Arabia (2003). Vol. 10 (1) : pp. (12-25). 

26- Ajarem, J. S. and Abu-Taweel, Q. Effect of lead exposure during pregnancy on the behaviour and growth of experimental mice. Journal Arab Biological (2005). Vol. 24A, Zoology, 54-62.

27-Abu-Taweel, Q. and Ajarem J. S. Effect of prenatal lead in the cross-fostered mice offspring. Saudi J. Bio. Sci. (2006). Vol. 13 (1) : 80-90.

28-Ajarem, J. S., Abu-Taweel, Q., Ahmad M.(2009).  Effect of perinatal exposure to Green Tea extract on behavior of mice offspring.Indian J.Applied and Pure Bio. Vol. 24(2), 329-336.

 29-Ajarem, J.S.Al-Safer, E.H. and Al-Sadoon, M.K.(2009). Effect of thermal stress and alcohol on the locomotry behaviour of male mice.Ultra Chemistry Vol. 5(2), 187-19

30-Ajarem, J.S., Al-safer, Ahamad, M.(2011).Effect of Ethanol and Thermal Stresses on the Social Behavior of Male Mice. Asian J.Biol. Sci.,pp, 1-7

31-Abu-Taweel,G., Ajarem, J and Ebaid, H. (2011). Aluminum-Induce testosterone decrease result in physiological and behavioral changes in male mice. African, J.Biot. vol,10(2).p 201-208

32-Ajarem, J.,Basher,G. and Ebaid,H. (2011). Neurobehavioral changes in mice offspring induce by selenite.Biologia vol.66 p357-364

33- Ebaid H., Ajarem J., Abu Taweel G.(2012). Acute endotoxemia during gestation induced organ dysfunctions and tissue damage in mice offspring. Pakistan J Zool. ,vol.44(3),pp. 765-776.

34-Abu-Taweel,G., Ajarem, J., Ahmad M. (2012). Neurobehavioral toxic effects of perinatal oral exposure     To aluminum on the developmental motor reflexes, learning , memory and brian neurotransmitters of     Mice offspring. Pharm.biochem.and behave. 101, 49-56

35-Allam A., Abdul-Hamid M., Zohair K, Ajarem J, Allam G and El-Ghareeb A. (2012)

Prenatal and perinatal acrylamide disrupts the development of cerebrum and medulla oblongata in

albino rats. African Journal of Biotechnology Vol. 11(29), pp. 7570-7578.



 36-Gasem M. Abu-Taweel, Jamaan S. Ajarem, Mohammad Ahmad (2013) .Protective Effect of  Curcumin on Anxiety, Learning Behavior, Neuromuscular Activities, Brain Neurotransmitters and Oxidative Stress Enzymes in Cadmium Intoxicated Mice. Journal of Behavioral and Brain Science, 2013, 3, 74-84

37-Allam, A, Ajarem, J, Abdul-Hamid, M and Zoheir, K.(2013). alcohol administration during gestation disrupts development of sensorimotor reflexes and morphology

of cerebral cortex and brachial spinal cord of albino rat

newborns. African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology. Vol. 7(20), pp. 1302-1319, 29 May, 2013


38- Allam, A. Ajarem, J., Abdul-Hamid, M. and El-Bakry, A. (2013).

 Effect of acrylamide on the development of medulla oblongata in albino rat: Biochemical and morphological studies. African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology . Vol. 7(20), pp. 1320-1331, 29 May, 2013












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