Curriculum Vitae

AHMAD GHUNEIM

Sahab, Amman-Jordan, 0962/C:0798358422/H:0796726801/ahp_dr10@yahoo.com.


Education and Training

M.Sc., Applied Biological Sciences (2013), Excellent

Jordan University of Science and Technology-Irbid, Jordan.

Thesis Title: Characterization of GABA Shunt Pathway Under The Influence of Chlorosulfuron Herbicide In Cultivated Lentil And Wheat In Jordan.

B.Sc., Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering (2010), Excellent

Jordan University of Science and Technology-Irbid, Jordan.

Subjects included: Immunology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, hematology, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Animal Biotechnology, Plant Biotechnology, Protein Biotechnology, Pharmacogenetics, and Human genetics.

Trainee, Intensive Training in Molecular and Proteomic Labs (Three months).

Princess Haya Biotechnology Center, king Abdullah hospital-Irbid, Jordan.

Work Experinces

Lecturer, Field Training 494, Bioinformatics 462, General Biology 101, Applied Molecular Biology Laboratories, Molecular Biology Laboratories and General Biology Laboratories 106 and 108. (Mar 2015 to present)

Department of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, Philadelphia University-Amman, Jordan

Part time Lecturer, Bioinformatics Laboratories BT301 and General Biology 107 laboratories. (Jan 2014 to Dec 2014)

Department of Applied Biology, Jordan University of Science and Technology-Irbid, Jordan.

Teaching Assistant, Principal Bioinformatics BT301 laboratories. (Oct 2011 to Dec 2013)

Department of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, Jordan University of Science and Technology-Irbid, Jordan.

Teaching Assistant, Molecular Biology BT 454 laboratories. (Feb 2011 to June 2011)

Department of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, Jordan University of Science and Technology-Irbid, Jordan.

Teaching Assistant, Protein Biotechnology BT454 laboratories. (Sep 2011 to Feb 2012)

Department of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, Jordan University of Science and Technology-Irbid, Jordan.

Skills and Duties

  • Teach the theoretical part and the practical work.
  • Demonstrate use of laboratory equipment, and enforce laboratory rules.
  • Prepare, proctor and give examinations.
  • Evaluate and grade examinations, assignments, reports and papers, and record grades.
  • Member of examination committee, tender committee and coalition at Philadelphia University.

Computing Skills:

  • Excellent Computer command in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Statics programs (SBSS).
  • Regular user of the internet and e-mail.
  • Proficient in various biotechnology related software for DNA/protein sequence comparisons and use of databases for protein structure prediction and analysis.

Other Skills:

Familiar with most molecular techniques including extraction of RNA and DNA from bone, blood, bacteria and plant samples, Preparing agarose and Formaldehyde gel for DNA and RNA electrophoresis, conventional PCR, Reverse transcriptase PCR and real time PCR, Biochemistry Assays including Proteins, Carbohydrates, amino acids and Lipid.

Protein Analysis, Chromatography and Western Blot.

Ordering, storing, and monitoring all the necessary supplies and material, In charge of cell culturing, cell harvesting, and media preparation.

Lab advisor at Department of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, Faculty of Sciences and Arts, Jordan University of Science and Technology.

Accomplishments

Publication

Nisreen A. AL-Quraan, Ahmad I. Ghunaim, Rami Q. Alkhatib (2015),The influence of chlorsulfuron herbicide on GABA metabolism and oxidative damage in lentil (Lens culinaris Medik) and wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) seedlings.Acta Physiol Plant, 37:227.

Projects

Study the effects of Caffeine on different metabolic pathways in Jordanian plants; In preparation.

Conference

"1st international conference on modern technologies in the field of biotechnology and Genetic engineering" 5-8/10/2013 on Amman-Jordan.

References

  • Dr. Nisreen A. Al-Quraan. Department of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, Faculty of Scienc and Arts, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan e-mail: naquraan@just.edu.jo
  • Professor. Nizar M.Abuharfil. Department of Applied biological sciences, Faculty of Science and Arts, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan email: harfeil@just.edu.jo.