Background


Highest Degree:

Ph.D., Microbiology, University of Oklahoma, 2006

Professional Experience:

Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, 2013 – present

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, 2011 – 2013

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, 2007 – 2011

Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Botany and Microbiology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, 2002 – 2006

Honors and Awards:

Invited speaker for sDiv workshop "sRareBioS" to be presented at the German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv), Halle-Jena-Leipzig, Germany Nov 25th – Nov 28th, 2014

Nominee for Arts & Sciences Student Council Outstanding Professor Award, 2014

Synergistic Activities:

Ad-hoc reviewer for NSF grants, Journal of Scientific Reports, Environmental Science and Technology, International Journal of  Biodegradation and Biodeterioration, Trends in Microbiology, Biochemical Engineering Journal

Scientific Panel Participation:

Panelist, National Science Foundation, DEB Ecosystem Science Cluster program, Arlington, VA, April 19th-21st, 2016.

Professional Organization Membership:

American Society for Microbiology

Egyptian Syndicate of Pharmacists