Dr. Fawzi IrshaidAssociate Professor
Al al-Bayt University, Jordan
Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from The Ohio State University, USA
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Dr. Fawzi Irshaid is currently working as Associate professor in Biology Department, and Head of Department of Biological Sciences at Al-Bayt University, Jordan. He obtained his PhD in Molecular Biology from The Ohio State University. His research interest focused on several issues, isolation and characterization of bacteria from various sources including the Dead Sea and testing their sensitivity to newly synthesized antibiotics., role of LMP-1, P16 and P53 proteins in Lymphoma cancer, genetic variability of insulin hormone in patients with type II diabetes mellitus, efficacy and toxicology of some medicinal plants using animal model, the potential role of CR1L-2 as receptor signaling in the human immune system as well as its potential role in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) and in early lymphogeneisis or hematopoiesis. In past he worked as Teaching Assistant, Research Assistant at Yarmouk University, Teaching Assistant at University of Science and Technology, Graduate Research Associate, Teaching Assistant at The Ohio State University USA, Full time Lecturer, Assistant professor and Assistant Dean at Al al-Bayt University. He is working as member of Scientific and Technical Committee & Editorial Review Board on Biological and Life Sciences, 2008. Several nonprofit local organizations, Scientific Technical Committee and Editorial Board on Biological, Pharmaceutical & Environmental Sciences, Planetary Scientific Research Center (PSRC), Reviewer of International Academy of Arts and Science and Technology, President of Conservative of the Holly Quran Society, Branch of Al-Manshieh. He supervised 13 Graduate students. He has published 29 articles in journals, 14 in conferences as author/co-author. Dr. Fawzi Irshaid has received many distinctions include Scholarship from The Ohio State University for graduate study in Molecular Cellular and Developmental Program, Fellowship from Yarmouk University for graduate study in Biochemistry, Scholarship from Ministry of Education, Jordan for undergraduate study at Yarmouk University. He also received number of research grants.