Dr. Attia Omar Attia Abd Allah
Researcher at Gene Transfer Laboratory (GTL) Department of Plant Genetic Transformation
Agricultural Genetic Engineering Research Institute Agricultural Research Center.
Mobiles: (+2) 01284736329 (Egypt)
(+966) 592271096 (Saudi Arabia)
Doctor of Philosophy in Agricultural Sciences (Ph.D.):
Department of Genetics, Faculty of Agriculture, Ain Shams University, Egypt, 2010. Thesis titled
"Molecular Genetic and Viral Studies on Sugar Beet".
Master in Agricultural Sciences (M.Sc.):
Department of Plant Pathology, Faculty of Agriculture, Banha University, Egypt. 2005.
Thesis titled "Studies on Sugar Cane Plant and Sugar Cane Streak Giminivirus".
B.Sc. in Agricultural co-operation sciences:
Higher Institute of Agricultural Co-operation, Egypt.1994.
- 1999-2005: Research Assistant, Agricultural Genetic Engineering Research Institute (AGERI), 9 Gamaa St., Giza, Egypt.
2005-2010: Researcher Assistant, Agricultural Genetic Engineering Research Institute (AGERI), 9 Gamaa St., Giza, Egypt.
- 2010 – Till now: Researcher, Agricultural Genetic Engineering Research Institute (AGERI), 9 Gamaa St., Giza, Egypt.
- 2010-2011:Lecturer, Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering Unit, Deanship of Scientific Research, Taif University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
- 2011- Till now:Assistant Professor, Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering Unit, Deanship of Scientific Research, Taif University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Research Activities and Research Projects:
- Establishment a good system for regeneration and transformation using new basic leaves in sugar cane and sugar beet using Biolastic gun and Agrobacterium systems.
- In vitro propagation for economical important plant species such as Rose cv. (Al-Taif Rose), Harmal, Mulberry, Fig and Lavender plants.
- In vitro conservation for the economical important and medicinal wild plant species using slow growth and synthetic seeds techniques.
High Altitude Project
- Co-principal investigator in the research project entitled "Gene bank for the conservation and propagation of endangered high altitude rare medicinal plants in the Western Region in Saudi Arabia using the methods of tissue culture" (2011-11-24/B/13).
- Co-principal investigator in the research project entitled "Molecular characterization of antibiotic resistance genes in bacteria from Taif hospitals"(2685/433/1).
- Principal Investigator in the research project entitled "Ex situ preservation for endemic and rare wild plants in Taif governorate." (3586/435/1).
- Principal Investigator in the research project entitled "Genetic diversity analysis and in vitro propagation of some Acacia spp. trees grown in Taif governorate" (4399/436/1).
- Co-principal investigator in the research project entitled "Genetic Studies, In vitro propagation and Conservation of some Pomegranate cultivars grown in Taif Provence, KSA (4055/436/1).
- Principal Investigator in the research project entitled " Synthetic seeds as in vitro conservation method for Al-Taif rose Plant (Rosa damascena trigintipetala Dieck)" (5140/437/1) Under the procedure.
- Staff member in the research project entitled "Fingerprinting and immunological studies of the airborne pollens and fungal spores in Taif , aiming at elaboration of the first pollen calendar in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia that guides the best management of patients with pollinosis" (08-BIO199-11).
Staff member in the research project entitled Biotechnology Applications for the Improvement of the Quality of Productivity and Finger Printing of Rhazya stricta (08-BIO201-11).
- Attia O. Attia, Abdoh M. Mohamed, Mohamed E. Hafiz, Atef S. Sadik and Naglaa A. Abdelallah(2005). Establishment of regeneration and transformation systems of F144 Sugarcane cultivar. Pak. J. Biotechnol. Vol.2 (1-2) 24-35.
- Attia, A.O.; Roba M. Ismail1; Eman M. Fahmy and A.S. Sadik(2009). Establishment of regeneration and transformation systems of the cultivar 'M9681' of Sugar beet (Beta vulgaris L.). Pak. J. Biotechnol. Vol. 6 (1-2) 37-44.
- El-Tarras Adel, El-Awady A. Mohamed, Attia Omar Attia and Dessoky Salm and El Dessoky. (2012). In vitro multiplication of the important medicinal plant, harmal (Rhazya stricta Decne). Journal of Medicinal Plants Research Vol. 6(19), pp.3586-3590.
- Attia O. Attia, EL Dessoky S. Dessoky and Adel E. El-Tarras(2012). In vitro propagation of Rosa hybrida L. cv. Al-Taif Rose plant. African Journal of Biotechnology. 11(48), pp. 10888-10893.
- Attia O Attia, EL Dessoky S. Dessoky, Ehab I EL-Hallous & Hanan F Shaaban (2014). Micropropagation of Mulberry (Morus alba L.) cv. Al-Taify. International Journal of Bio-Technology and Research.4 (2), pp.15-22.
- EL-Awady A. M. Mohamed, EL Deesoky S. Dessoky, Attia O. Attia & Mohamed M. Hassan(2014). Evaluation of Genetic fidelity of in vitro raised plants of the important medicinal plant Harmal (Rhazya stricta Decne) using RAPD and ISSR markers. International Journal of Bio-Technology and Research.4 (3), pp.115-124.
- Mohamed M. Hassan, Ahmed Gaber, Attia O. Attia and Ayman R. Baiuomy (2014). Molecular Characterization of Antibiotic Resistance Genes in Pathogenic Bacteria Isolated from Patients in Taif Hospitals, KSA. American Journal of Phytomedicine and Clinical Therapeutics.2:939-951.
- Hassan A. Alhmoud, Ehab I. El-Hallous, Nasser E. Ibrahim, Attia O. Attia and El Dessoky S. Dessoky. (2014). Formulation and mechanisms of controlled release matrix tablets of propranolol hydrochloride. African Journal of pharmacy and pharmacology. Vol. 8(39), pp. 1006-1011.
Ahmed Gaber, Mohamed M. Hassan, El-Dessoky S. Dessoky, Attia O. Attia (2015). In vitro Antimicrobial Comparison of Taif and Egyptian Pomegranate Peels and Seeds Extracts. JABB, 3 (2):12-17. DOI: 10.7324/JABB.2015.3203.
- Adel E. El-Tarras, Attia O. Attia, Nabil S.A. Wad, E.L. Dessoky S. Dessoky, Alaa A. Mohamed (2015). Genetic characterization and in vitro propagation of three medicinal plants collected from high altitude sites. IJB,6(6):37-46.
- El Dessoky S. Dessoky, Attia O. Attia, Ismail A. Ismail and Ehab I. ElHallous (2015) In vitro propagation of Potato under Different Hormonal Combination. International Journal of Advanced Research.4 (1) 684– 689.