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Dr . Mohamed Motawei | Molecular Genetics | Best Researcher Award

πŸ‘¨β€πŸ«Profile Summary

Mohamed Motawei, a distinguished plant scientist, holds a Ph.D. in Plant Breeding and Molecular Genetics from Alexandria University, Egypt, in collaboration with Bologna University, Italy, earned in 1996. With an M.Sc. in Crop Physiology and a B.Sc. in Agriculture, Dr. [Your Name] has demonstrated a lifelong commitment to agricultural sciences. They have held various academic positions at Alexandria University, Egypt, progressing from Demonstrator to Professor. Notably, they served as an Assistant Professor at Al-Qassim University, Saudi Arabia, showcasing their international contributions. Dr. [Your Name] specializes in plant breeding, employing biotechnological tools such as molecular markers (RFLP, RAPD, STS, SSR) and QTL analysis. Their teaching portfolio includes courses on genetics, statistics, and plant breeding, reflecting their comprehensive expertise. Dr. [Your Name] has actively participated in international conferences and secured numerous grants, contributing significantly to advancements in genetic engineering and biotechnology in agriculture.

🌐 Professional Profiles

 

πŸŽ“ Qualification 🌱

Ph.D. in Plant Breeding and Molecular Genetics Faculty of Agriculture, Alexandria University, Egypt, in collaboration with Bologna University, Italy, 1996.. M. Sc. in Crop Physiology Faculty of Agriculture, Alexandria University, Egypt, 1990. B. Sc. Faculty of Agriculture, Alexandria University, Egypt.

πŸ‘©β€πŸ« Positions Held 🌾

Demonstrator at Crop Science Department, Faculty of Agriculture, Alexandria University, Egypt, 1985-1990. Assistant Lecturer at Crop Science Department, Faculty of Agriculture, Alexandria University, Egypt, 1990-1996. Professor at Crop Science Department, Faculty of Agriculture, Alexandria University, Egypt, 2008-present. Assistant Professor at Plant Production & Protection Department, Faculty of Agriculture & Veterinary Medicine, Al-Qassim University, Saudi Arabia, 1999-2008. Professor at Plant Production & Protection Department, Faculty of Agriculture & Veterinary Medicine, Al-Qassim University, Saudi Arabia, 2008-present.

🌿 Speciality 🧬

Plant Breeding with biotechnology tools of Molecular Markers (RFLP and PCR-based markers such as: RAPD, STS, SSR, ISSR, EST-SSR). QTL analysis. Fingerprinting. Genetic map.

πŸ“š Teaching πŸ“Š

  1. Principles of Genetics.
  2. Statistics and Design of Field Experiments.
  3. Principles of Plant Breeding.
  4. DNA markers and Plant Breeding.

🌐 Conferences Attended 🌍

“InterDrought 1994” in Ischia, Italy, April 11-15. “Techniques for the Study and Selection of Plants Under Drought Conditions” Bologna Univ., Italy, June 18-20. XXXVIII Annual meeting of Italian Agriculture Genetics Society, Udine Univ., Italy, October 3-6. Plant & Genome IX, January 13-17, Town & Country Hotel, San Diego, California, USA. Bio Alexandria 2004 and Bio Vision, an International Biotechnology Conference, April 2004, Alexandria, Egypt. InterDrought II “The 2nd International Conference on Integrated Approaches to Sustain and Improve Plant Production Under Drought Stress” La Sapienza- Rome University, Rome, Italy, 2005, September 24-28.

🌱 Successful Grants and Contracts 🌐

Co-investigator of the project (Contact No. 12/1998) supported by the Science and Technology Center “The Program on the National Strategy for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology,” Egypt. Project title “Induction and Selection of leaf and Stripe Rust Tolerant Lines of Wheat by Biotechnology Tools”. Co-investigator of the project supported by U.S.-Egypt Joint Science and Technology, Board Cairo, Egypt. Project title “Biotechnology Tools for Improving Stripe Rust resistance in Wheat” (Alexandria University, Egypt–Montana State University, USA). Co-investigator of the project AR-20-20 supported by King Abdul-Aziz City for Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia. Project title “Study of flower abnormality and fruit set failure in vitro derived trees of date palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.)”. Investigator of the project supported by Agriculture Research Center, Al-Qassim University. Project title “Study the genetic variation and presence of nitrate reductase gene (Nia) in sweet corn”. Co-investigator of the project AR-27-27 supported by King Abdul-Aziz City for Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia. Project title “Application of Biotechnology as DNA fingerprinting and Micropropagation of Jojoba, and Study of its Growth and Yield under the Environmental Conditions of The Central Region of Saudi Arabia”. Co-investigator of the project CEBR 12 under the program of Center of Excellence in Biotechnology Research, King Saud University. Project title “Use of Molecular Marker For Identification of Local Pathotypes of Cereal Cyst Nematode And Identification of Resistant Wheat Genotype In Saudi Arabia.

πŸ“šTop Noted Publication

  1. “QTL analysis of abscisic acid concentration in leaves of double-haploid barley lines” – Presented at the Second ETRESSNET Conference in Italy, September 1995.

 

  1. “Stomatal conductance, proline, and abscisic acid concentration in the leaf of bread wheat genotypes” – Also presented at the Second ETRESSNET Conference in Italy, September 1995.

 

  1. “Characterization of barley cultivars based on molecular markers (RFLP and RAPD) analysis” – Presented at the SIGA Conference in Udine, Italy, October 1994.

 

  1. “Yield stability of wheat genotypes under drought stress” – Published in Advances in Agricultural Research, 1997.
  2. “Using RAPD markers for evaluating genetic relationships among wheat cultivars” – Presented at the 9th Conference on Agronomy, Minufia University, Egypt, September 2000.

 

  1. “Combining ability of immature embryo culture response in maize” – Published in Alexandria Journal of Agricultural Research, 2001.
  2. “Molecular markers linked to the leaf rust resistance gene Lr29 in F2 wheat population” – Published in Alexandria Journal of Agricultural Research, 2001.

 

  1. “Genotype and media effects on somatic embryogenesis and shoot formation in some Egyptian wheat cultivars” – Published in Alexandria Journal of Agricultural Research, 2001.

 

  1. “In vitro selection for resistance to Fusarium graminearum in wheat by tissue culture and RAPD technique” – Published in Alexandria Journal of Agricultural Research, 2002.

 

  1. “Selection of resistance to Fusarium graminearum in barley under water stress by DNA markers” – Published in Alexandria Journal of Agricultural Research, 2003.

 

  1. “Molecular characterization of some turfgrass cultivars using randomly amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) markers” – Published in the Journal of Food, Agriculture & Environment, 2004.

 

  1. “Identification of some date palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.) cultivars in Saudi Arabia using RAPD fingerprints” – Published in the Journal for Scientific Research, 2004.

 

  1. “Assessment of genetic variation and presence of nitrate reductase gene (NR) in different lettuce genotypes using PCR-based markers” – Published in the Journal of Food, Agriculture & Environment, 2005.

 

  1. “Detection of genetic variation and Fusarium resistance in turfgrass genotypes using PCR-based markers (ISSR and SCAR)” – Published in the Journal of Food, Agriculture & Environment, 2004.

 

Mohamed Motawei | Molecular Genetics | Best Researcher Award

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