Dr. WesamEldin Ismail Ali Ali Saber

Dr. WesamEldin Ismail Ali Ali Saber

Professor
Agricultural Research Center, Egypt


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Microbiology from Mansoura University, Egypt

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Biography

Professor, WesamEldin Ismail Ali Ali Saber, is currently Chief Research Scientist, Microbial Activity Unit, Department of Microbiology, Research Institute of Soils, Water and Environment, Agricultural Research Center (ID: 60019332), 9 Gamaa Street, Giza, 12112. Egypt. He completed his Ph.D. in 1999 from Department of Microbiology, University of El-Mansoura, EGYPT in Microbiology with research work entitled “Studies on xanthan production from bacteria”. His Area of interest and research experience inclined towards Microbial fermentations biotechnology, Microbial enzymes and biopolymers, Food and environmental microbiology and Biological control of microbial diseases. He has participated in more than 14 conferences and workshops. He is also the member of number of national, international and professional societies. He has published more than 65 research articles of national/international journals. He is also Supervisor of the Scientific Seminar and the Scientific Library of Tag Elezz Research Station, Agricultural Research Center, Dakahlia, Egypt. He has shared in and prepared more than 40 training cycles and symposiums for the Researchers and Technicians in the field of Microbiology, Biological control, Waste management, Environment and others. He is also Supervisor of various Ph.D. and M.Sc. thesis in the field of Microbiology. He got Scholarship for Ph. D. and M. Sc., Department of Microbiology, University of El-Mansoura, EGYPT.

Area of Interest:

Microbiology
100%
Fermentation Technology
62%
Enzymology
90%
Microbiology
75%
Biological Control
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Saber, W.I.A., N.E.A. El-Naggar, M.S. El-Hersh, A.Y. El-khateeb, A. Elsayed, N.M. Eldadamony and A.A. Ghoniem, 2021. Rotatable central composite design versus artificial neural network for modeling biosorption of Cr6+ by the immobilized Pseudomonas alcaliphila newg-2. Sci. Rep., Vol. 11. 10.1038/s41598-021-81348-8.
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  2. Negm, S., M. El-Metwally, W.E. Saber, S. Abo-Neima, M. Moustafa and A. El-Kott, 2021. Nanoparticles induce the biosynthesis and activity of the new possible therapeutic proteinase source, Talaromyces purpureogenus KJ584844. BIOCELL, 45: 119-127.
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  3. Al-Askar, A.A., W.I.A. Saber, K.M. Ghoneem, E.E. Hafez and A.A. Ibrahim, 2021. Crude citric acid of Trichoderma asperellum: tomato growth promotor and suppressor of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lycopersici. Plants, Vol. 10. 10.3390/plants10020222.
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  4. Al-Askar, A.A., E.M. Rashad, K.M. Ghoneem, A.A. Mostafa, F.O. Al-Otibi and W.I.A. Saber, 2021. Discovering Penicillium polinicum with high-lytic capacity on helianthus tuberosus tubers: oil-based preservation for mold management. Plants, Vol. 10. 10.3390/plants10020413.
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  5. Othman Z., A. Selim, S. Bayoumy and W. Saber, 2020. Inulinase production from plant materials by some local yeast strains. Journal of Agricultural Chemistry and Biotechnology 11: 71-77.
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  6. NASER S., W. SABER, M. EL-METWALLY, M. MOUSTAFA and A. EL-KOTT, 2020. Fungal assembly of l-asparaginase using solid-state fermentation: a review. BIOCELL 44: 147-155.
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  7. Ghoniem, A.A., N.E.A. El-Naggar, W.I.A. Saber, M.S. El-Hersh and A.Y. El-khateeb, 2020. Statistical modeling-approach for optimization of Cu2+ biosorption by Azotobacter nigricans NEWG-1; characterization and application of immobilized cells for metal removal. Sci. Rep., 10.1038/s41598-020-66101-x.
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  8. El-Naggar, N.E.A., A.Y. El-khateeb, A.A. Ghoniem, M.S. El-Hersh and W.I.A. Saber, 2020. Innovative low-cost biosorption process of Cr6+ by Pseudomonas alcaliphila NEWG-2. Sci. Rep., 10.1038/s41598-020-70473-5.
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  9. El-Hai, K.M.A., A.Y. El-Khateeb, A.A. Ghoniem and W.I.A. Saber, 2019. Comparative response of cantaloupe features to amino acids, humic acid and plant oils towards downy mildew disease. J. Biol. Sci., 19: 122-130.
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  10. Bahgat, M.M., W.I.A. Saber and M.R. Zaki, 2018. Bacteriological quality of water in Meet Khamis drinking water plant, Egypt: detection of bacterial pathogens and contamination sources. J. Adv. Microbiol., 8: 1-7.
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  11. Al-Askar, A.A., W.I.A. Saber, K.M. Ghoneem and Y.M. Rashad, 2018. Oxalic acid as the main molecule produced by Trichoderma asperellum MG323528 fermented on corn stover based medium. Biotechnology, 17: 95-103.
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  12. Saber, W.I., K.M. Ghoneem, Y.M. Rashad and A.A. Al-Askar, 2017. Trichoderma harzianum WKY1: An indole acetic acid producer for growth improvement and anthracnose disease control in sorghum. Biocontrol Sci. Technol., (In Press). 10.1080/09583157.2017.1321733.
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  13. Rashad, Y.M., A.A. Al-Askar, K.M. Ghoneem, W.I. Saber and E.E. Hafez, 2017. Chitinolytic Streptomyces griseorubens E44G enhances the biocontrol efficacy against Fusarium wilt disease of tomato. Phytoparasitica, (In Press). 10.1007/s12600-017-0580-3.
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  14. El-Metwally, M.M., M.S. El-Hersh and W.E.I.A. Saber, 2017. A dual microbial culture for improving C/N ratio and multi-response optimization of rice straw fermentation for bioethanol production. Res. J. Microbiol., 12: 210-217.
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  15. El-Hersh, M.S., N. E. El-Naggar, W.I.A. Saber and M.K. Mahmoud, 2017. Amino acids production by proteolytic Mucor mucedo strain SEE1 on the optimized fermentation medium. J. Microbiol. Biotechnol. Food Sci., 6: 1036-1042.
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  16. Youssef, M.I., W.I.A. Saber, E.M.A. El-Taher and A. Sherief, 2016. Isolation and identification of the highly cellulolytic and P-solubilizing fungi. J. Environ. Sci., 45: 75-84.
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  17. Ghoneem, K.M., W.I.A. Saber, A.A. El-Awady, Y.M. Rashad and A.A. Al-Askar, 2016. Clove essential oil for controlling white mold disease, sprout suppressor and quality maintainer for preservation of Jerusalem artichoke tubers. Egypt. J. Biol. Pest Control, 26: 601-608.
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  18. Ghoneem, K.M., W.I. Saber, A.A. El-Awady, Y.M. Rashad and A.A. Al-Askar, 2016. Alternative preservation method against Sclerotium tuber rot of Jerusalem artichoke using natural essential oils. Phytoparasitica, 44: 341-352.
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  19. El-Hersh, M.S., W.E.I.A. Saber, H.A. El-Fadaly and M.K. Mahmoud, 2016. Lysine and Glutamic acids as the end products of multi-response of optimized fermented medium by Mucor mucedo KP736529. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 19: 279-288.
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  20. El-Fallal, A.A., A.T. Ammar and W.I.A. Saber, 2016. Synergism between Saccharomyces cerevisiae and isolated Rhizobium leguminosarum induces the nodulation and productivity of Vicia faba. Afr. J. Mycol. Biotechnol., 21: 1-12.
  21. El-Awady, A.A., W.I. Saber, N.M. Abdel Hamid and H.A. Hassan, 2016. Increasing antioxidant content of broccoli sprouts using essential oils during cold storage. Agriculture, 62: 111-126.
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  22. Al-Askar, A.A., A.S. Ezzat, K.M. Ghoneem and W.I.A. Saber, 2016. Trichoderma harzianum WKY5 and its gibberellic acid control of Rhizoctonia solani, improve sprouting, growth and productivity of potato. Egypt. J. Biol. Pest Control, 26: 787-796.
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  23. Abou Ayana I.A.A and W.I.A. Saber, 2016. Optimization of milk type and physical factors for reduction of alcohol content in kefir. J. Food Dairy Sci., 7: 161-166.
  24. Selim, A.E.I., W.I.A. Saber and E.G.A. Kedra, 2015. Effect of rice straw bio-compost on growth and chemical composition of lettuce plants and chemical and biological properties of reclaimed sandy soil. Agric. Chem. Biotechnol. Mansoura Univ., 6: 247-259.
  25. Saber, W.I.A., N.E. El-Naggar, M.S. El-Hersh and A.Y. El-Khateeb, 2015. An innovative synergism between Aspergillus oryzae and Azotobacter chroococcum for bioconversion of cellulosic biomass into organic acids under restricted nutritional conditions using multi-response surface optimization. Biotechnology, 14: 47-57.
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  26. Saber, W.I., K.M. Ghoneem, A.A. Al-Askar, Y.M. Rashad, A.A. Ali and E.M. Rashad, 2015. Chitinase production by Bacillus subtilis ATCC 11774 and its effect on biocontrol of Rhizoctonia diseases of potato. Acta Biologica Hungarica, 66: 436-448.
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  27. Ghoneem, K.M., W.I.A. Saber, I.A.M. Youssef; M.R. Mohamed and A.A. Al-Askar, 2015. Postulation and efficiency of leaf rust resistance genes of wheat and biological control of virulence formulae of Puccinia triticina races. Egypt. J. Biol. Pest Control, 25: 23-31.
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  28. Ezzat, A.S., K.M. Ghoneem, W.I.A. Saber and A.A. Al-Askar, 2015. Control of wilt, stalk and tuber rots diseases using arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, Trichoderma species and hydroquinone enhances yield quality and storability of Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus L.). Egypt. J. Biol. Pest Control, 25: 11-22.
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  29. El-Awady, A.A., K.M. Ghoneem and W.I.A. Saber, 2015. Enhancement of quality and storability as well as rots reduction of Jerusalem artichoke tuber by co-application of essential oils and temperature. Egypt. J. Hortic., 42: 491-508.
  30. Abou Ayana, I.A.A., A.E. Ibrahim and W.I.A. Saber, 2015. Statistical optimization of milk clotting enzyme biosynthesis by mucor mucedo Kp736529 and its further application in cheese production. Int. J. Dairy Sci., 10: 61-76.
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  31. El-Naggar, N.E.A., N.A. Abdelwahed, W.I. Saber and A.A. Mohamed, 2014. Bioprocessing of some agro-industrial residues for endoglucanase production by the new subsp.; Streptomyces albogriseolus subsp. cellulolyticus strain NEAE-J. Braz. J. Microbiol., 45: 743-751.
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  32. El-Metwally, M.M., K.M. Ghoneem and W.E.D.I.A. Saber, 2014. Mycobiota variation in stored rice straw and its cellulolytic profile. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 17: 1037-1045.
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  33. El-Hersh, M.S., W.I.A. Saber and H.A. El-Fadaly, 2014. Amino acids associated with optimized alkaline protease production by Bacillus subtilis ATCC 11774 using statistical approach. Biotechnology, 13: 252-262.
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  34. Al-Askar, A.A., K.M. Ghoneem, A.S. Ezzat and W.I.A. Saber, 2014. Improving growth and productivity as well as controlling Sclerotium rolfsii in Jerusalem artichoke using biotic and abiotic agents. J. Pure Applied Microbiol., 8: 279-291.
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  35. El-Hersh, M.S., H.A. El-Fadaly, W.I.A. Saber and A.M. El-Deeb, 2013. Human diseases prosecution among viral infection and food toxins: A review. Int. J. Pharmacol., 9: 390-404.
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  36. Ghoneem, K.M., W.I.A. Saber and S.M. El-Baz, 2012. Influence of essential oils of some medicinal and aromatic plants on growth and control of Botrytis fabae the causal of faba bean chocolate spot. Egypt. J. Phytopathol., 40: 101-117.
  37. AbdAl-Aziz, S.A.A., M.M. El-Metwally and W.E.I.A. Saber, 2012. Molecular identification of a novel inulinolytic fungus isolated from and grown on tubers of Helianthus tuberosus and statistical screening of medium components. World J. Microbiol. Biotechnol., 28: 3245-3254.
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  38. El-Hersh, M.S., W.I.A. Saber and N.E.A. El-Naggar, 2011. Production strategy of inulinase by Penicillium citrinum AR-IN2 on some agricultural by-products. Microbiol. J., 1: 79-88.
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  39. El-Ahmady, N., A. El-Naggar, M.S. El-Hersh, H.A. El-Fadaly and W.I.A. Saber, 2011. Bioconversion of some agro-industrial by-products into single cell oil using candida albicans NRRL Y-12983 and Lipomyces starkeyi NRRL Y-11557. Res. J. Microbiol., 6: 784-795.
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  40. Abdelwahed, N.A.M., N.E. El-Naggar and W.I.A. Saber, 2011. Factors and correlations controlling cellulase-free xylanase production by Streptomyces halstedii NRRL B-1238 in submerged culture. Aust. J. Basic Applied Sci., 5: 45-53.
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  41. Saber, W.I.A., N.E.A. El-Naggar and S.A. AbdAl-Aziz, 2010. Bioconversion of lignocellulosic wastes into organic acids by cellulolytic rock phosphate-solubilizing fungal isolates grown under solid-state fermentation conditions. Res. J. Microbiol., 5: 1-20.
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  42. Saber, W.I.A., M.M. El-Metwally and M.S. El-Hersh, 2010. Keratinase production and biodegradation of some keratinous wastes by Alternaria tenuissima and Aspergillus nidulans. Res. J. Microbiol., 5: 21-35.
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  43. Saber, W.I.A., K.M. Ghoneem and M.M. ElMetwally, 2009. Identification of newly detected Puccinia pimpinellae on anise plant in Egypt and its control using biotic and abiotic elicitors in relation to growth and yield. Afr. J. Microbiol. Res., 3: 153-162.
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  44. Saber, W.I.A., K.M. Ghanem and M.S. El-Hersh, 2009. Rock phosphate solubilization by two isolates of Aspergillus niger and Penicillium sp. and their promotion to mung bean plants. Res. J. Microbiol., 4: 235-250.
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  45. Saber, W.I.A., K.M. Abd El-Hai and K.M. Ghoneem, 2009. Synergistic effect of Trichoderma and Rhizobium on both biocontrol of chocolate spot disease and induction of nodulation, physiological activities and productivity of Vicia faba. Res. J. Microbiol., 4: 286-300.
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  46. Saber, W.I.A. and N.E. El-Naggar, 2009. Optimization of fermentation conditions for the biosynthesis of inulinase by the new source: Aspergillus tamarii and hydrolysis of some inulin containing agro-wastes. Biotechnology, 8: 425-433.
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  47. Ghoneem, K.M., W.I. Saber and M.A. Elwakil, 2009. Alkaline seed-bed: An innovative technique for manifesting Verticillium dahliae on fennel seeds. Pak. J. Nutrit., 8: 22-26.
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  48. Shady, T.S.M., W.I.A. Saber, S.M. Mansour and A.A. Nadia, 2007. Enhancement of nodulation, growth and yield of faba bean inoculated with Rhizobium and pectinases, cellulases and chitinases producing Pseudomonas sp. Egypt. J. Applied Sci., 22: 338-345.
  49. Saber, W.I.A., K.M. Ghanem, T.S.M. Shady and S.M. Mansour, 2006. Evaluation and screening of salt-stressed isolates of Bacillus megaterium with high solubilization efficiency of phosphorus and their effect on growth, yield and microbial enumeration in rhizosphere of lentil grown in salt affected soil. Egypt. J. Applied Sci., 21: 338-355.
  50. Mansour, S.M., N.A.A. Ali, W.I.A. Saber and K.M. Ghanem, 2006. Improvement of growth, yield and root colonization of wheat cultivated in salt affected soil inoculated by Azotobacter and Azospirillum with mineral nitrogenous fertilizer. J. Agric. Chem. Biotechnol. Mansoura Univ., 31: 5297-5311.
  51. Ghanem, K.M., W.I.A. Saber, H.H. El-Sebaie and M.M. Elbordiny, 2006. Comparative efficacy of diazotrophs, Thiobacillus thioparus and soil amendments on growth and facilitating the uptake of N.P.K. as well as microbial population in rhizosphere of sorghum plants. Egypt. J. Applied Sci., 21: 287-302.
  52. Shady, T.S.M., S.M. Mansour, N.A.A. Ali and W.I.A. Saber, 2005. Utilization of some industrial wastes and raw materials for highly xanthan gum production by Xanthomonas campestris. J. Agric. Chem. Biotechnol. Mansoura Univ., 30: 533-545.
  53. Shady, T.S.M., A.A. Nasr, W.I.A. Saber and K.A. Abd El-Kawi, 2005. Production, purification and characterization of thermostable chitinase as lytic enzyme from Bacillus stearothermophilus and its use for preventing the growth and sporulation of some plant pathogenic fungi. J. Agric. Chem. Biotechnol. Mansoura Univ., 30: 569-586.
  54. Abo EL-Naga, M.H.M., E. El-Abbas and W.I.A. Saber, 2005. Effect of some mechanical sowing methods, Bacillus megaterium inoculation and potassium fertilizer rates on the productivity of mung bean crop. Zagazig J. Agric. Res., 32: 1727-1742.
  55. Saber, W.I.A., 2004. Induced formation and characterization of a lipase produced from Lactobacillus plantarum and its uses for hydrolysis of some oils and fats. J. Agric. Chem. Biotechnol. Mansoura Univ., 29: 7095-7106.
  56. Saber, W.I.A. and M. Mehana, 2003. Viability of Escherichia coli 0157 in Kareish cheese and Zabady as affected by Bifidobacterium bifidum. J. Agric. Chem. Biotechnol. Mansoura Univ., 28: 6785-6793.
  57. Shady, T.S.M., W.I.A. Saber, N.A.A. Ali and A.M. El-Bastawesy, 2002. Maceration of some plant pectic materials with Aspergillus niger pectinases produced on orange peel with solid-state fermentation. J. Agric. Chem. Biotechnol. Mansoura Univ., 27: 2527-2543.
  58. Shady, T.S.M., W.I.A. Saber, N.A.A. Ali and A.H.M. Ramdan, 2002. Hydrolysis of some agricultural cellulosic wastes by Aspergillus awamori cellulases produced by solid-state fermentation. J. Agric. Chem. Biotechnol. Mansoura Univ., 27: 5561-5574.
  59. Shady, T.S.M., S.M. Mansour and W.I.A. Saber, 2001. Over production of β-glucosidase from Aspergillus terreus and its effect on enzymatic hydrolysis of different substrates. J. Agric. Chem. Biotechnol. Mansoura Univ., 26: 2299-2313.
  60. Mansour, S.M. and W.I.A. Saber, 2001. Utilization of some agricultural wastes for α-amylase production by some fungal strains in submerged technique. J. Agric. Chem. Biotechnol. Mansoura Univ., 26: 1041-1053.
  61. El-Sawah, M.M.A., H.H. El-Rafey and W.I.A. Saber, 2001. Reduction of phytic acid content in soy bean by Aspergillus niger phyates immobilized into gelatin film by cross-linking. J. Agric. Chem. Biotechnol. Mansoura Univ., 26: 5165-5175.
  62. Ashour, E.H., W.I.A. Saber, M.M.A. El-Sawah, F.I.A. Hauka and M.M. Kassem, 2000. Optimization of fermentation conditions for xanthan production by Xanthomonas campestris NRRL B-1459. J. Union Arab Biol., 9: 211-228.
  63. Shady, T.S.M., M. Zin El-Din, M.S.O. Guioda and W.I.A. Saber, 1999. Inhibition effect of mixed culture of Streptococcus thermophilus and Lactobacillus delbrueckii on the survival of some food borne pathogens. J. Agric. Chem. Biotechnol. Mansoura Univ., 24: 3573-3583.