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Details of Mr. Amin Roushdy Mohamed   


Gender male
Job title PhD candidate, Coral Genomics
Department ARC Center of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies
James Cook University, Townsville 1 James Cook Drive Douglas
Regions Sea of Azov
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Website http://www.coralcoe.org.au/students/amin-mohamed-esmail
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Degree BSc, MSc
Job type Teaching/Education , Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology
Research Activities Coral reef biology and ecology, Coral health/ disease surveys, Marine Ecology, Molecular microbial ecology Coral genomics, Coral-algal Symbiosis, Coral-associated micro biomes, Coral metagenomics, Transcriptome-wide Gene Expression Analysis, Comparative Transcriptomics, Next generation sequencing technologies, RNAseq, Bioinformatics.
Research Region The Indo-Pacific Ocean
Working languages English
Skills/Expertise I am interested in coral reef research especially coral health and disease. I did a Masters project in Marine Biology on coral health and disease in the Egyptian Red Sea. This project provided baseline information on coral disease, coral bleaching, and other health states that affect coral reefs in this region. I came to JCU to join Prof David Miller's lab to study for my PhD in genomics and metagenomics of coral reefs. In my PhD research, I am interested in applying ecological genomics and next generation DNA sequencing tools to study some aspects of coral biology such as: coral-algal symbiosis, Coral-associated eukaryotic microorganisms and coral health.
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Mr. Amin MOHAMED)

Mohamed, A.R., Cumbo, V., Harii, S., Shinzato, C., Chan, C.X., Ragan, M.A., Bourne, D.G., Willis, B.L., Ball, E.E., Satoh, N. and Miller, D.J. (2016). The transcriptomic response of the coral Acropora digitifera to a competent Symbiodinium strain: the symbiosome as an arrested early phagosome. Molecular Ecology. doi:10.1111/mec.13659
Amin R. Mohamed, Abdel-Hamid A.M. Ali, Hany A. Abdel-Salam (2012)Status of coral reef health in the northern Red Sea, Egypt.Proceedings of the 12th International Coral Reef Symposium, Cairns, Australia, 9-13 July 2012.
Amin R Mohamed and Hany A Abdel-Salam (2012)Coral Health and Disease in the Red Sea, Egypt. Lambert Academic Publishing,ISBN:978-3848449620,Germany.
Abdel-Salam, H.A.; Ali, A.A.M. and Mohamed, A. R. (2010). Coral diseases prevalence in El-Ain Al-Sukhna area, Red Sea, Egypt. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Biological Sciences, Tanta University,Egypt
Abdel-Salam, H.A.; Ali, A.A.M.; Ismail, A. R. (2010). Hurghada coral diseases; are they due to the impacts of global warming or mass tourism? Egypt. Acad. J. Biolog. Sci., 2 (2): 33-46 (2010)

Created: 2012-07-15 Last Updated: 2016-05-06 by Amin MOHAMED