Safwat Ahmed

Suez Canal University, Egypt

Safwat Abdelmaksoud Ahmed Professional and/or Research Experience: 2/2012-present Head of the Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Suez Canal University, Egypt. 7/2011-present Associate professor, Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Suez Canal University, Egypt. 6/2006 – 7/2011 Lecturer, Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Suez Canal University, Egypt. 2/2004 – 5/2006 Assistant Lecturer, Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Suez Canal University, Egypt. 7/1998 -2/2004 Demonstrator, Department of Pharmacognosy, Suez Canal University, Egypt. FIELDS OF INTEREST • Discovery of biologically active leads from Red Sea marine organisms • Isolation and identification of new and biologically active cannabinoid • Semisynthesis of natural products to improve activity and support mechanism of activity. • Microbial metabolism of natural compounds • Biotechnological pathways for the production of natural products; plant cell, tissue and organ cultures and HPLC analysis • GRANTS/ AWARDS • Postdoctoral Research Associate, National Center for Natural Products Research, School of pharmacy, University of Mississippi from 1/2007 - 9/2008. • Visitor at Professor Mark T. Hamann lab at school of pharmacy, University of Mississippi from 9/2006 - 12/2006. • Ahmad Askar Best Research Award, Suez Canal University, 2012. Reviewer for Journals 1. Tetrahedron Letters. 2. Journal of Pediatric Neurology (JPN). 3. International Journal of Green Pharmacy (IJGP). 4. Marine Drugs 5. African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology (AJEST)

Biography Updated on 21 May 2012

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