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 Dr. Norah Abukhalid

Assistant Professor
Dr. Norah Abukhalid is currently an Assistant Professor at the Clinical Laboratory Sciences Department in the College of Applied Medical Sciences/ KSAU-HS. In 2022, she successfully earned her Ph.D. in Microbial Pathogenesis from Oregon State University in the United States of America. She has been teaching various microbiology courses including Clinical Microbiology, Parasitology, Immunology, and Virology. Furthermore, her research interest focuses on using multidisciplinary approaches to comprehend bacterial physiology and the mechanisms by which pathogens cause disease, with the goal of identifying how these pathogens evade the innate immune responses of their host.
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EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Degrees

Ph.D. in Microbial Pathogenesis, Oregon State University, USA

MSc in Microbial Pathogenesis, Oregon State University, USA

B.Sc. in Clinical Laboratory Sciences, King Saud University, KSA


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Assistant Professor, Clinical laboratory Sciences Program, College of Applied Medical Sciences/ KSAU-HS, 2022- Present. ​


Research Interests / Collaborations

Publications

PUBLICATIONS

Abukhalid N, Rojony R, Danelishvili L, Bermudez LE. Metabolic pathways that permit Mycobacterium avium subsp. hominissuis to transition to different environments encountered within the host during infection. Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 2023 Apr 14; 13:1092317. doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2023.1092317. PMID: 37124045; PMCID: PMC10140322.

Abukhalid N, Islam S, Ndzeidze R, Bermudez LE. Mycobacterium avium Subsp. hominissuisInteractions with Macrophage Killing Mechanisms. Pathogens. 2021 Oct 22;10(11):1365. doi: 10.3390/pathogens10111365. PMID: 34832521; PMCID: PMC8623537.

 


SCIENTIFIC MEMBERSHIPS AND ACTIVITIES

Membership 

Member of the Quality Assurance Committee, Clinical laboratory Sciences Program, College of Applied Medical Sciences/ KSAU-HS, 2022- now


CONFERENCES/ WORKSHOP PARTICIPATIONS

2nd Annual KSA ID Week 4-6 November, 2023 at Crown Plaza Riyadh, KSA

“Student Tracking System" Conducted on 06 December 2022

 

COMMUNITY CONTRIBUTIONS

After CAMS- COAMS/ KSAU-HS, 2022

Cancer Day- February 2023

Career Day- June 2023​



CONTACT INFORMATION

Office location/number: COAMSF/9

Phone: +966 11 4299999 Ext: 98319

Email: abukhalidn@ksau-hs.edu.sa