MOHAMED HAMDI EL ASHAL | Biochemistry Award | Best Researcher Award

 Mr . MOHAMED HAMDI EL ASHAL | Biochemistry Award | Best Researcher Award

👨‍🏫Profile Summary

Efficient and detailed oriented post doctor researcher working in the field of natural products and food chemistry especially in bee products and medicinal plants. Owing to write reviews or original papers to be published in high impacted journals.

🌐 Professional Profiles



Qualifications 📚

Post-graduation PhD. in Biochemistry (Menoufia University) Date of graduation: 2024 Area of research: Drug discovery research, Functional Food. M.SC. in Biochemistry (Menoufia University) Date of graduation: Sep. 2019 Area of research: Drug discovery research, Functional Food Analytical Biochemistry Diploma (Menoufia University) Date of graduation: May 2014 Grade: Excellent. B.Sc. in Science, Chemistry and Botany Department (Menoufia University) Date of graduation: May 2006 Grade: Very Good (83%)

Scientific Experiences 🔬

  • Gas chromatography-Mass spectrometry analysis (GC-MS).
  • Liquid chromatography-Mass spectrometry analysis (LC-MS-MS).
  • GNPS interpretation.
  • Writing scientific papers.
  • Reviewing scientific papers.

Fields of Interest 🧪

  • Natural Product Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Food Chemistry
  • Metabolomics

Conferences 🌐

Annual International Conference of THE EGYPTIAN FERTILITY AND STERILITY, 2023, International Association of Surgeons’ Gastroenterologists and Oncologists’ 5th Meeting of IASGO Egyptian Chapter, November 2021. Oral presenter in 3rd INTERNATIONAL JSPS AAE SYMPOSIUM, September 2021. Oral presenter in the 5th International Symposium on Phytochemicals in Medicine and Food conference, China, 2021. Menoufia Diabetes Conference, February 28, 2020. HGIDA 14th Scientific Event on Pitfalls in Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases, February 26, 2020. Training Course and Symposium on Apitherapy, December 4-5, 2019. Clinical Approach to Autoimmune Liver Diseases Postgraduate Course, November 27, 2019. IASGO Egyptian Chapter 2nd Annual Meeting, November 15-17, 2018.

Workshops 🛠️

American Society of Pharmacognosy webinars about most recent applications of natural products from April 2020 to November 2020. 1st GNPS User Meeting, August 2020. ‘Hands-on featuring a successful academic career’ workshop at Chemistry Department, American University of Cairo (AUC), July 2019.

Skills 🛠️

Good Command of English Intensive Course in English (Intermediate II Level, 36 Hours) Final Grade: Excellent (Minufia University) Conversation Course in English (Intermediate Level, 36 Hours) Final Grade: Excellent (Minufia University). Computer Skills Excellent Experience in Computer Software (Windows, Office, Internet) ICDL Certificate. Professional Development Pharma Mini-MBA (Certificate from ACC Group – American Canadian Center) Excellence in Negotiation Workshop (Scope Office) Advanced Presentation Skills Talent Pool Course Pharmacovigilance Basic Principles Leadership Skills and Management (Harvest Academy)


📚Top Noted Publication

  1. Title: An updated multifaceted overview of sweet proteins and dipeptides as sugar substitutes; the chemistry, health benefits, gut interactions, and safety
    • Authors: Farag, M. A., Rezk, M. M., Elashal, M. H., El-Araby, M., Khalifa, S. A., & El-Seedi, H. R.
    • Journal: Food Research International
    • Year: 2022
    • DOI: 10.1016/j.foodres.2022.111853


  1. Title: Bee pollen: Clinical trials and patent applications
    • Authors: Algethami, J. S., El-Wahed, A. A. A., Elashal, M. H., Ahmed, H. R., Elshafiey, E. H., Omar, E. M., … & El-Seedi, H. R.
    • Journal: Nutrients
    • Year: 2022
    • Volume: 14
    • Issue: 14
    • DOI: 10.3390/nu14142858


  1. Title: Cosmetic applications of bee venom
    • Authors: El-Wahed, A. A. A., Khalifa, S. A., Elashal, M. H., Musharraf, S. G., Saeed, A., Khatib, A., … & El-Seedi, H. R.
    • Journal: Toxins
    • Year: 2021
    • Volume: 13
    • Issue: 11
    • DOI: 10.3390/toxins13110810


  1. Title: Bee Pollen: Current Status and Therapeutic Potential
    • Authors: Khalifa, S. A., Elashal, M. H., Yosri, N., Du, M., Musharraf, S. G., Nahar, L., & El-Seedi, H. R.
    • Journal: Nutrients
    • Year: 2021
    • Volume: 13
    • Issue: 6
    • DOI: 10.3390/nu13061876


  1. Title: Comprehensive overview on multiple strategies fighting COVID-19
    • Authors: Khalifa, S. A., Mohamed, B. S., Elashal, M. H., Du, M., Guo, Z., Zhao, C., & El-Seedi, H. R.
    • Journal: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
    • Year: 2020
    • Volume: 17
    • Issue: 16
    • DOI: 10.3390/ijerph17165813


  1. Title: Recent insights into chemical and pharmacological studies of bee bread
    • Authors: Khalifa, S. A., Elashal, M., Kieliszek, M., Ghazala, N. E., Farag, M. A., Saeed, A., & El-Seedi, H. R.
    • Journal: Trends in Food Science & Technology
    • Year: 2020
    • Volume: 97
    • Pages: 300-316
    • DOI: 10.1016/j.tifs.2019.08.021


  1. Title: Apilarnil ameliorates Bisphenol A-induced testicular toxicity in adult male rats via improving antioxidant potency and PCNA expression
    • Authors: Mohamed H. Elashal, Aida A. Abd El-Wahed, Mostafa Abdelgaber Mohamed, Rania Hamad, Mabrouk Attia Abd Eldaim, Shaden A. M. Khalifa, Hesham R. El-Seedi, Mohamed F. AlAjmi, Bishoy El-Aarag
    • Journal: Reproductive Toxicology (accepted paper)
    • Year: 2024



Diana Samodova| Proteomics

Dr Diana Samodova: Leading Researcher in Proteomics

👨‍🏫  Diana Samodova, an Dr at the University of Copenhagen, Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Research, Denmark. stands as a distinguished academic and researcher in the Biochemistry.

Diana Samodova, a dedicated researcher, has traversed the intricate landscapes of molecular biology and proteomics to unravel the mysteries held within ancient proteins. Her academic odyssey commenced at the University of Latvia, where she earned a Bachelor’s in Natural Sciences and delved into the photostability of nitrofurazone.

Driven by curiosity, Diana pursued a Master of Sciences in Chemistry, investigating antiradical activity kinetics in antibacterial plant extracts. This academic foundation laid the groundwork for her Ph.D. journey at the University of Copenhagen, focusing on “Mass spectrometry technology for palaeoproteomics.

🌐 Professional Profiles:


🎓 Educational Pursuits:

  • Ph.D. Thesis: Mastery of mass spectrometry techniques for palaeoproteomics.
  • Master’s Thesis: Probing antiradical activities in diverse antibacterial plant extracts.

🔍 Research & Expertise: Diana’s expertise spans bottom-up proteomics, peptidomics, metaproteomics, and multi-enzymatic digestion. Her postdoctoral role at the University of Copenhagen expanded her horizons into scientific project management, LC-MS/MS analysis, and exploring various software applications.

📚 Noteworthy Contributions: Her contributions extend beyond the lab bench; Diana’s research has graced prestigious journals. Notable publications include elucidating the oral microbiota in type-2-diabetes, muscle fiber heterogeneity, and even ancient enamel proteome sequences, shedding light on early primate species.

🏆 Scholarly Achievements: Recipient of esteemed scholarships like the Marie Curie ETN and EEA/Norway Grants, Diana has furthered her research while fostering international cooperation and knowledge transfer.

🌐 Outreach & Engagement: Beyond academia, Diana co-organized scientific symposiums, engaging with diverse audiences through laboratory experiments, hands-on activities, and scientific micro-talks, inspiring the next generation of scientists.

🔬🌟 Future Exploration: Armed with a rich tapestry of proteomic expertise, Diana Samodova continues her scientific journey, unraveling the secrets held within ancient proteins, and advancing the frontiers of molecular research.

Top Noted Publication:

Early Pleistocene enamel proteome from Dmanisi resolves Stephanorhinus phylogeny Published on 2019/10/3 Cited by 138

Enamel proteome shows that Gigantopithecus was an early diverging pongine Published on 2019/12/12 Cited by 98

Palaeoproteomic profiling of conservation layers on a 14th century Italian wall painting Published on 2018/6/18 Cited by 93

Chemical composition analysis, antimicrobial activity and cytotoxicity screening of moss extracts (moss phytochemistry) Published on 2015/9/18 Cited by 87

ProAlanase is an effective alternative to trypsin for proteomics applications and disulfide bond mapping Published on 2020/12/1 Cited by 24

Multi-technique approach for qualitative and quantitative characterization of furazidin degradation kinetics under alkaline conditions Published on Cited by 9

Anti-Bacterial Activity and Online HPLC-DPPH Based Antiradical Kinetics of Medicinal Plant Extracts of High Relevance for Cosmetics Production Published on 2018/3/5 Cited by 7

Structure and stability of racemic and enantiopure pimobendan monohydrates: on the phenomenon of unusually high stability Published on 2017/4/5 Cited by 7

Chemical characterization and in vitro evaluation of birch sap and a complex of plant extracts for potential use in cosmetic anti-ageing products. Published on 2017/1/1 Cited by 3

Rugged large volume injection for sensitive capillary LC-MS environmental monitoring Published on 2017/8/28 Cited by 2