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Name: Dana Khdr Sabir 
Post: Chair
Qualification: PhD 
Academic Title: Lecturer     
Specialty: Microbiology/ Biotechnology
College: Health and Applied Sciences 
Department: Medical Laboratory Science 
Mobile number: (+964) - 7701570248
Number of Publication with IF (ISI):2

Short Biography

Dana Khdr Sabir is a microbiologist who holds a PhD degree in Microbiology from the University of York in the United Kingdom (2015) and MSc degree in Biotechnology from the University of Essex in the United Kingdom (2008). 

Dana has more than 8 years’ teaching experience at different universities in Iraq such as the University of Sulaimani and Charmo University, where he has been responsible for teaching students different subjects in the field of biology including Microbiology and Molecular Biology.

Dana is an active researcher; he has published many research articles in the field of environmental microbiology and has participated several professional development programs.  Dana was also a participant of the prestigious Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program (2017), where he received 10 weeks of training in different teaching methodologies and was introduced to state-of-the-art research techniques at the University of Central Oklahoma in the United States.

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Research Interests
  • Biotechnology and Bioremediation. 
  • Microbial genome sequence and data mining. 
  • Microbial adaptation to degrade xenobiotic compounds.