Prof. Dr. Suaad Saleh Alwakeel
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Prof. Dr. Suaad Saleh Alwakeel

Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University, Saudi Arabia

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Microbiology from Princess Nora Bint Abdul Rahman University, Saudi Arabia

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Professor of Microbiology
Deputy Dean of Technical Affairs in the Deanship of Admissions
Deputy Dean of the Department of Biology
Secretary of the Departmental Board – Department of Biology
Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Research Specialties:
• Pathogenic Microbes and Health Care
• Identification of Microbes and Antibiotics
• Biological Immunity
• Environmental Health

Area of Interest:

Molecular Sciences
Rhizobaticterial Strains
Chemical Products
Microbial Growth

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Bin-Mefrij, M. and S. Alwakeel, 2017. The effect of fuel inhalation on the kidney and liver function and blood indices in gasoline station workers. Adv. Nat. Appl. Sci., 11: 45-49.
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  2. Tamadhor, M., S. Alshaya and S.S. Alwakeel, 2016. Isolation and Identification of Bacterial and Fungal Species from Libraries and College Library in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Res. J. Fish. Hydrobiol., .
  3. Alwakeel, S.S., 2016. Molecular identification of fungi isolated from coastal regions of Red Sea, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. J. Assoc. Arab Univ. Basic Appl. Sci., 10.1016/j.jaubas.2016.10.001.
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  4. Alwakeel, S.S., 2015. Microbiological and molecular identification of bacterial species isolated from nasal and oropharyngeal mucosa of fuel workers in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Saudi J. Biol. Sci., 10.1016/j.sjbs.2015.12.001.
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  5. Alsamh, D.A. and S. Alwakeel, 2014. Bacterial Contamination of Toys and Play Areas in Restaurant sand Shopping Malls in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Adv. Nat. Appl. Sci., 8: 90-93.
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  6. Almutairi, T., A. Aldossary, A. Alshammari and S. Alwakeel, 2014. Investigations into the Microbial Contamination of Toothbrushes Isolated from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Adv. Environ. Biol., 8: 2231-2235.
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  7. Alwakeel, S.S., 2013. Molecular identification of isolated fungi from stored apples in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Saudi J. Biol. Sci., 20: 311-317.
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  8. Alwakeel, S.S., 2013. Isolation and Identification of Fungal and Bacterial Specimens from the Sand and Seawater of the Red Sea Coastline of Saudi Arabia. Adv. Environ. Biol., 7: 1366-1372.
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  9. Alwakeel, S.S., 2011. Indoor Fungal and Bacterial Contaminations on House hold Environment in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Saudi J. Biol. Sci., 15: 113-119.
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  10. Alwakeel, S.S. and L.A. Nasser, 2011. Bacterial and fungal contamination of Saudi Arabian paper currency and cell phones. Asian J. Biol. Sci., 4: 556-562.
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  11. AlWakeel, S.S. and L.A. Nasser, 2011. Microbial Contamination and Mycotoxins from Nutsin Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Am. J. Food Technol., 6: 613-630.
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  12. AlWakeel, S.S. and L.A. Nasser, 2011. Indoor Terrestrial Fungi in House hold Dust Samples in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Microbiol. J., 1: 17-24.
  13. Bin-Mefrij, M.M. and S.S. AlWakeel, 2009. The effects of isolated mycotoxins from some herbal plants on histology of liver and kidney of femal ealbino rats. Egypt. J. Exp. Biol., 5: 449-455.
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  14. Alwakeel, S.S., 2009. The effect of mycotoxins found in some herbal plants on biochemical parameters in blood of female albino mice. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 12: 637-642.
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  15. Alwakeel, S.S., 2008. Microbial and heavy metals contamination of herbal medicines. Res. J. Microbiol., 3: 683-691.
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  16. AlWakeel, S.S. and E.A.H. Al-Humaidi, 2008. Microbial growth and chemical analysis of mineral contents in bottled fruit juices and drinks in Riyadh, Saudi Arbia. Res. J. Microbiol., 3: 319-325.
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  17. Kawther, F.A. and S.A. Suaad, 2007. Mineral and microbial contents of bottled and tap water in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Middle-East J. Sci. Res., 2: 151-156.
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  18. Alwakeel, S.S., 2007. Bacterial Contamination Of Cosmetic Products:Branded Vs. Cheap Products. J. Environ. Sci., 33: 1-12.
  19. Alwakeel, S.S., 2007. Bacterial and Aspergillus spp. Contamination of Domestic Kitchens in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Saudi J. Biol. Sci., 14: 1-6.
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  20. Abed, K.F. and S.S. AlWakeel, 2007. Isolation And Identification Of Some Pathogenic Microbes Form Supermarket Carts And Baskets In Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. J. Environ. Sci. Univ. Mansoura Egypt, 32: 2805-2809.