Profile

MSc. Mahmoud Said, Ph.D.

Position: 
postdoctoral fellow

Phone: 
+420 585 238 718
Fax: 
+420 585 238 704
E-mail: 
Saidatueb [dot] cas [dot] cz

Address: 
Šlechtitelů 31, 78371 | Olomouc, Czech Republic
Room number: 
302

Academic degrees
2005 - 2010         Ph.D. in Genetics, plant breeding, cytogenetics and molecular genetics, University of Cordoba, Spain
2004 - 2007         M.Sc. in Genetics, plant breeding, molecular genetics and cytogenetics CIHEAM – IAMZ, Spain
2004 - 2006         Diploma of Advanced Studies in Genetics, University of Cordoba, Spain
2002 - 2003         Diploma of post-graduation Specialization Studies in Plant breeding, CIHEAM - IAMZ, Spain
1995 - 1998         M.Sc. in Agronomy, Alexandria University, Egypt
1988 - 1992         B.Sc. in Agricultural Science, University of Assiut, Egypt

Appointments
2013 - Now          Postdoctoral Fellow at Centre of Plant Structural and Functional Genomics, The Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic
2011 - 2012         Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Genetics Department, University of Cordoba, Spain
2005 - 2010         Research project for PhD program, Department of Genetics, University of Cordoba, Spain
1994 - 2004         Associate Researcher at Agricultural Research Center, Ministry of Agriculture, Egypt

Research interests
o    Molecular biology, plant genome structure, molecular markers, DNA-cloning and sequencing, chromosome physical mapping, genome
      comparisons and evolution

o    Plant breeding, interspecific hybridization, alien chromosome introgressions, genetic diversity, wild relatives, germplasm resources,
      chromosome deletions and translocations development

o    Cytogenetics, in situ hybridization FISH and GISH, physical localization of single-gene and low-copy sequences, cDNA probes, genome
      karyotyping and chromosome identification, optical and fluorescence microscopy, image processing, cytological analysis

o    Experimental design and statistical methods, morphological and agronomic characterization, fungal disease evaluation, data handling, field
      trials implementation and management

Teaching and monitoring
Experience at under-graduate and post-graduate level

Academic activities and fellowship abroad
2016                   Stay abroad at Agricultural Res. Inst. Hungarian Academy of Science, Martonvasar, Hungary
20​15                   Stay abroad at Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, US​A
2012                   Organizer IIIrd International Ascochyta Workshop. Cordoba, Spain
2010                   Organizer VI Seminar of Cytogenetics. Cordoba, Spain

Participation in research projects
2016 - Now          Chromosome genomics of Agropyron cristatum, a wild relative of wheat (award No. 16-16992S).
2008 - 2012         Cytogenetic studies for introgression of genes from Agropyron cristatuminto Triticum aestivumand T.
                           turgidum (PET2007_0492_02)
2007 - 2010         Genetic Resources in Plant Breeding (AGL2007-65685-CO2-02)
2004 - 2010         Obtaining deletion lines from H. chilense for physical mapping (AGL2008-04358/AGR)
1999 - 2002         Egyptian-French Project for Development of Hull-less Barley.
1995 - 2002         Nile Valley and Red Sea Regional Program for barley breeding and production (NVRSRP)

Membership in scientific societies
2011 - Now         European Association for Research on Plant Breeding (EUCARPIA)
2008 - Now         Spanish Association for Genetics (SEG)

Languages: English (Fluent) | Spanish (Fluent) | Egyptian (Mother tongue) | Arabic (Fluent) | German (Basic) | Czech (Learner)

Sports: Half marathons | Biking | Hiking | Swimming | Inline skating | Running | Bowling | Cross-country skiing | Fitness | Orienteering

Hobbies: Traveling | Photography | Nature | Culture | History | Camping | Open-air activities

Stays and visited countries: Austria | Czech Republic | Egypt | France | Germany | Hungary | Italy | Poland | Slovakia | Spain | UK | USA

Publications:
Number of publications: 27 

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