السيرة الذاتية (إنجليزي)

sameer_qari_en.jpgName                  Sameer  Hasan  Mohammed  Qari

Religion               Islam

Birth date             1970

Marital Status     Married

Nationality          Saudi

Address             Teachers College, Department of Biological Sciences,  Umm Al-Qura University, Makkah. Saudi Arabia

Currant Address   P. O. Box 2203, Makkah 21955, Saudi Arabia

E-mails                  هذا البريد محمى من المتطفلين , تحتاج إلى تشغيل الجافا سكريبت لمشاهدته

CURRENT POSITION

Assistant Professor of Molecular Genetics & Cytogenetics, Biology Department,  MTC , Umm Al-Qura University , Makkah. 

Dean of Institute for Research and consulting Studies , Umm Al-Qura University , Makkah

WORK HISTORY

2007----  Assistant Professor in course of Molecular Biology, Microbial genetics and G. genetics for the undergraduate students in Biology Department, Faculty of  Teachers, Umm Al-Qura University , Makkah, Saudi Arabia.
1998- 2001  Lecturer in practical course of Cell Biology and Genetics for the undergraduate students in Biology Department, Faculty of  Teachers, Umm Al-Qura University , Makkah, Saudi Arabia.
1997- 1999  Teaching Assistant in practical course of Biology for  the undergraduate students in Biology Department, Faculty of  Teachers, Umm Al-Qura University , Makkah, Saudi Arabia.

MAJOR QUALFICATIONS

January 2002 - May 2006 PhD in Molecular & Cytogenetic Evaluation of Genotoxicity of Medicinal Herbs, Grade: Excellent with first honour degree, 4.96 out of 5.00 scale. 
 Faculty of Science , Department of Biology – Genetics, University of King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah , Saudi Arabia.
 A four year program that covered different aspects of Genotoxicity Assessment . Title of dissertation: “Cytogenetic and Molecular Evaluation of Genetic Effects of Leaves Extract of Rhazya stricta (Decne)" Using Microbial, Human and Plant Systems. 
 
September 1996 - March 1997 MSc in the Environmental Genotoxicity Assessment Studies, Grade: Excellent with first honour degree, 4.93 out of 5.00 scale.  
Faculty of Science , Department of Biology – Genetics, University of King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah , Saudi Arabia. 
A Three year program, which covered all aspects of theoretical & practical Environmental Mutagens . The program was divided into two parts, the first 2 year  included: Introduction to Mutagenesis , Cell biology, Clastogenesis, Carcinogenesis, Genotoxic agents , Have metals, Pesticides, Molecular Biology, and Special Topics in Genetics. The second 1 year   included: A practical project which was titled: “The Genotoxicity of Cadmium Chloride And Carbofuran in Allium cepa”.  
 
April 1988 - April 1992 BSc in Biology, Grade: Excellent with first honour degree, 4.35 out of 5.00 scale.  
 College of Science, Department of biology, Umm Al Qura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia.
 A five year programme which covered all aspects of Biology; both theoretically and practically. A practical research project was submitted and it was titled “The Study of the Effect of one of medicinal herbs on Casin protein by Chromatography Methods in the natural milk.” .
  

RECENT SYMPOSIUM & CONFERENCES

 

March 5-9 2007 The International conferences on "Laboratory Medicine and Human Protection: An Update" Makkah, Saudi Arabia.
 April 5, 2007 International symposium on Human Nutrition" Diet Program" , Ministry of Health, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.  
 
April 10, 2007 International symposium of "Introduction to Molecular Medicine and Pharmacogenomics".  King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre , Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. 
April 21-23 2007 international conference of Saudi Oryx , Saudi Biology society , Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. 
 
June 2, 2007 international conference of "An Introduction to the Centre of Excellence in Genomic Medicine Research (CEGMR)" 
 
May 5, 2008 The International conferences on "Laboratory Medicine and Family Health " Makkah, Saudi Arabia. 

 May. 9, 2008 Biotechnology : Strategy View. Taibah University, KSA

 
MEMBERSHIP OF PROFFICINAL SOCIETIES

Membership of Environment Mutagen Society (1995-2007)
Membership of  Saudi Biology Society, KSA (1998-2007)
Membership of Genetics Society of America  (2007-)
Membership of Genetics Society, UK  (2007-)
Membership of America Society of Human Genetics (2007-)
Membership of Saudi Society of Biotechnology, Taibah University, KSA (2007-)

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

1993- 1996  Main lecturer in course of Cell, Microbial genetics and G. genetics for  the u/graduate students  in MTC , Makkah, Saudi Arabia.

 

1998- 2001  Main lecturer in course of Cell, Microbial genetics and G. genetics for  the  u/graduate students  in MTC , Makkah, Saudi Arabia 
 
2007- ---  Main Teaching in course of Molecular Genetics, Cell biology, Microbial genetics and G. genetics for  the Under/ graduate students  in MTC – Umm Al-Qura University  , Makkah, Saudi Arabia.

TECHNIQUE EXPERIENCE

DNA isolation And Purification by manual and automated methods for microbial , human and plant cells.
Protein fingerprintingSDS-PAGE
DNA-Fingerprinting ,RAPD, PCR, RFLP
Herbal Extract preparations for research purposes

Comet Assay SCGE

HPBL (Human Peripheral Blood Lymphocyte culture )
Detection of Clastogenesis Mutagenesis And Carcinogenesis .
Evaluation of Antimicrobial activity of Herbal Extracts
Phenotyping & Genotyping for prokaryotes.

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

-          DNA and Protein Isolation and purification
-          Environmental Biotechnology
-          Microbial and Biochemical Genetics
-          Plant Biotechnology and cell Biology
-          Genetic improvements of biochemical and industrial traits in microorganisms.
-          Assessment of genotoxicity of herbal medicine in flora of Saudi Arabia
-          Fingerprinting and Molecular Biology
-          Genetic classification of flora of Saudi Arabia using Karyotyping
-          Ecological Genetics -          Yeast and bacterial genetics
-          Testing environmental pollution

PUBLICATION & PRESENTATION

Qari, S.H. April 21-23 2007 Oral Presentation titled: “Biochemical and Molecular Evaluation of Genetic Effects of Leaves Extract of Rhazya stricta (Decne) in Aspergillus terreus .In international conference of Saudi Oryx , Saudi Biology society , Riyadh,Saudi Arabia. 
 
Baeshin, N.A. and Qari, S.H. 2003. Combined genotoxic and Cytotoxic effects of cadmium chloride and Carbofuran in root meristems of Vicia faba. Saudi, J. Bio. Sci. 10(1):107-119. 
 
Sabir, J.S., Qari, S.H. and Baeshin, N.A. 1998. Cytotoxic and genotoxic effects of Carbofuran in root meristems of Vicia faba. Proceeding of the International Congress on Molecular Genetics, Organized by Ain Shams Univ. Cairo, Egypt. 1:87-94. 
 
Qari, S.H., Sabir, J.S. and Baeshin, N.A. 1998. Cytotoxic and genotoxic effects of cadmium chloride in root meristems of Vicia faba. Proceeding of the International Congress on Molecular Genetics, Organized by Ain Shams Univ. Cairo, Egypt. 1:95-100. 
 
N. A. Baeshin, S. H. Qari  and J. S. M. Sabir and A. M. Alhejin.  2008. Biochemical and Molecular Evaluation of Genetic Effects of Leaves Extract of Rhazya stricta (Decne) in Aspergillus terreus . Saudi, J. Bio. Sci. 15(1):June (2008). 
 
N. A. Baeshin, S. H. Qari, and J. S. M. Sabir. Biochemical and Molecular Evaluation of Genetic Effects of Leaves Extract of Rhazya stricta (Decne) in Aillium cepa . Saudi, J. Bio. Sci. 29(1):110-117. 
 
Qari, S.H. 2008. In vitro Evaluation of anti-mutagenic effect of Origanum majorana on root cells of Vicia faba. JTUSCI. (1): 6-11 
 
Qari, S.H. 2008. Evaluation of the genotoxic risk of Calotropis procera (Ait.) latex on Aspergillus terreus (Thom). Indian J. of Expl. Bio., (46):725-730. 
 
Qari, S.H. 2008. Assessment of the potential genotoxic risk and antigenotoxic effect of Cassia senna L. leaves aqueous extract using in vitro assays. Egypt. J. Biotechnolo. (30): 101-116. 
 
S. H. Qari,  F. J. R. Abadi, A. A. Hadhoud , N. A. Baeshin , and  A. M. Alhejin. An epidemiological survey and evaluation of the antimicrobial growth effect of Rhazya stricta (Decne) leaves extract on different genotypes of  Neisseria meningitidis. In press. Epidemiology and  Infection Journal, (2009). 
 
Qari, S.H. Detection of DNA damage in Allium cepa root cells after exposure to Carbofuran using RAPD assay. In publishing (2009). 
 
Qari, S.H. RAPD fingerprinting and cytogenetic screening of genotoxic and antigenotoxic effects of aqueous extracts of Costus speciosus (Koen.). In publishing (2009).