Veterinary Science & Technology

ISSN: 2157-7579

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S. Harakeh

Professor Special Infectious Agents Unit (SIAU) - Biosafety level 3 King Fahd Medical Research Center King Abdulaziz University Saudi Arabia


S. Harakeh received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. from the American University of Beirut (AUB). He was awarded his Ph.D. degree in Microbiology from the University of Surrey, UK. He spent two years as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Microbiology and Immunology Department, School of Medicine, at Stanford University, USA, and then he was appointed as a Research Associate (Research Assistant Professor) in the same department. Prof. Steve joined the Linus Pauling Institute for Science and Medicine where he worked and published with Professor Pauling who is the only holder of two unshared Noble prizes in the world. After that he was appointed as a professor of Microbiology at the AUB. Then he worked as a research professor at Dr. Rath Research Institute in California, USA. Currently, Prof. Steve is a professor at the Special Infectious Agents Unit – Biosafety Level 3 (SIAU). He is the vice chairman of the KFMRC quality control and biosafety committee, member of infectious disease research group. He has recently been appointed as a member of "Yousef Abdullatif Jameel Research Chair for Prophetic Medicine" and he is already engaged with them in several ongoing research projects. He contributed to the teaching of a Research Methodology course. Prof. Harakeh is the recipient of several awards and research grants. Published over seventy papers in peer reviewed journals and contributed to publishing chapters in many international scientific books. He has organized many scientific conferences. He has served on the editorial board and as a reviewer for a wide range of scientific Journals.

Research Interest

Molecular and environmental microbiology, Antimicrobial resistance, Retroviruses, Infectious diseases related to leukemia, Role of nutrients in disease therapy, Medicinal plants


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