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 Dr. Nabeel Alzahrani

Assistant Professor
Dr. Nabeel Alzahrani is an Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences.
 Dr. Alzahrani completed his master’s degree in microbiology and Immunology at the University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, USA, and his PhD training in Microbiology and Immunology (with specialization in Virology) at The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA.
Dr. Alzahrani is passionate about teaching and clinical research in the field of Microbiology and Infectious diseases.
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EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

​​​​DEGREES:

Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences (Major in Microbiology and Immunology) The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), Galveston, Texas, USA.

MSc in ​Microbiology and Immunology, M.Sc. Department of Microbiology and Immunology University of Louisville, School of Medicine, Louisville, Kentucky USA.

BIS in Medical Education, King Saud bin Abdul-Aziz University for Health Science, Saudi Arabia

B.Sc. in Clinical Laboratory Sciences, B.Sc. King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences College of Applied Medical Sciences, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

​​​​​​PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Assistant Professor, Microbiology and Immunology, Clinical Laboratory Sciences Program, College of Applied Medical Sciences/ KSAU-HS, 2021- Present

Teaching Assistant, Microbiology and Immunology, Clinical Laboratory Sciences Program, College of Applied Medical Sciences/ KSAU-HS, 2012- 2021​​​

HONORARY DEGREE &AWARDS

2012: Appreciation letter for success and academic superiority from the president of King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences.

2015: Certificate of Excellence for achieving the academic milestone of an advanced degree from the School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies, University of Louisville.

2021:   Mardell Susman Scientific Writing Award, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA​

TEACHING​​​

Course Code Title​ Section (M/F)
CLAB 416 Microbiology Clinical Education Male
CLAB 318 Clinical Microbiology Male
CLAB 319 Clinical Microbiology Laboratory Male
CLAB 313 Immunology and Virology Male
POD 212 (COSHP) Principles of Disease Male​

Research Interests / Collaborations

Publications

  • Nabeel Alzahrani, Ming-Jhan Wu, MinKyung Yi. SPCS1-Dependent E2-p7 Processing Determines HCV Assembly Efficiency. PLOS Pathogens 2022.
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  • Nabeel Alzahrani, Ming-Jhan Wu, Saravanabalaji Shanmugam, MinKyung Yi. Delayed by design: Role of Suboptimal Signal Peptidase Processing of Viral Structural Protein Precursors in Flaviviridae Virus Assembly. Viruses 2020 (doi: 10.3390/v12101090)
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  • Nabeel Alzahrani, Sultan Alouffi, Khaled Almutairi, Mansour Almutairi, Turki Almutairi, Ibrahim Al Alwan, Nawaf Otaibi, Waleed Tamimi. Can Fasting Blood Sugar be Used as an Indicator of Long-Term Diabetic Control Instead of Estimated Average Glucose? Clinical Laboratory. 2020. DOI: 10.7754/Clin.Lab.2020.200324
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  • Alzahrani N, Al Johani S. Emergence of a highly resistant Clostridium difficile strain (NAP/BI/027) in a tertiary care center in Saudi Arabia. Ann Saudi Med 2013; 33(2): 198-199
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  • Abdullah Alanazi, Nabeel Alzahrani, Mohamed Almutairi, Badri Motasim, and Hazem Aqel. Viruses Associated with Respiratory Tract Infections in Children Attending to the Emergency Room, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. World Journal of Medical Sciences 8 (2): 103-106, 2013

SCIENTIFIC MEMBERSHIPS AND ACTIVITIES

​​​MEMBERSHIPS​

2017-present:    Associate member: American Society of Virology.

2018-2021:        Member, National Society of Leadership and Success, Sigma Alpha Pi, UTMB chapter

CONFERENCES/ WORKSHOP PARTICIPATIONS

Alzahrani N, Wu M, Yi M. SPCS1-Dependent E2-p7 Processing Determines HCV Assembly Efficiency. 27th International Symposium on Hepatitis C Virus and Related Viruses 2021. Montreal, Canada. (Online Conference)

Alzahrani N, Wu M, Yi M. Signal Peptidase Complex Subunit 1 mediated regulation of HCV E2-P7-NS2 Processing during Hepatitis C Virus Replication. 25th International Symposium on Hepatitis C Virus and Related Viruses 2018. Royal Dublin Society, Dublin, Ireland.

Alzahrani N, Shanmugam S, Yi M. The Effect of the Host Protein Signal Peptidase Complex Subunit 1 on E2-P7 processing in Hepatitis C Virus Infection. American Society of Virology annual meeting Madison, WI from 23rd -28th of June 2017.

Alzahrani N, Al Johani S, Alenazi TH, Arabi Y. Comparison of the Viral Yield between Nasopharyngeal Swabs and Lower Respiratory Tract Samples in MERS-CoV Infected Patients. 26th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases (ECCMID). Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 2016

 Alzahrani N, and Al Johani S: P043: Re-emergence of Influenza A H1N1 in Saudi Arabia; Poster presentation at ICPIC 2013. Published in Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control 2013 2 (Suppl 1): P43 doi:10.1186/2047-2994-2-S1-P43.​



CONTACT INFORMATION


Contact information

Office location/number: College of Applied Medical Sciences-M/ CM.02.070

Phone: +966 11 4299999    Ext 95378

Email: alzahranin@ksau-hs.edu.sa​​​