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

Education
       2005 - 2010:   Ph.D. in Plant Cytogenetics, Molecular Genetics and Cereals Wild Relatives, University of Cordoba, Cordoba - Spain
       2002 - 2004:   M.Sc. in Cereals Breeding and Plant Cytogenetics, International Center for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies
                              (CIHEAM-IAMZ), Zaragoza - Spain, Headquarter in Paris - France
       2004 - 2006:   Diploma of Advanced Studies (DEA) inGenetics, University of Cordoba - Sp​ain
       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:   Bachelor of Science (BSc.) inAgricultural Science, University of Assiut - Egypt (Homologated to the equivalent European
                              title “Spanish” on December 2009, by the Spanish ministry of education in Madrid)
 
Professional Research Experiences
        2013 – Present: Postdoctoral Fellow, Laboratory of Molecular Cytogenetics and Cytometry, Institute of Experimental Botany, Centre of 
                                  Structural and Functional Genomics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
        2011 – 2012:     Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Cordoba, Plant Cytogenetics, Molecular Genetics, Wild relatives of Cereals. Cordoba –
                                  Spain
        2005 – 2010:     PhD student, University of Cordoba, Plant Cytogenetics, Molecular Genetics, Wild relatives of Cereals. Cordoba – Spain.
        2002 - 2004:      MSc Student, International Center for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM-IAMZ), Plant Cytogenetics,
                                  Molecular Genetics and Breeding of Cereals. Zaragoza - Spain

Research Interests
        • Plant Cytogenetics
        • Genomic in situ Hybridization (GISH)
        • Cytogenetic mapping by FISH
        • Single gene copy FISH
        • Physical mapping by deletions
        • Wild Relatives of Cereals (Agropyron cristatum)
        • Alien Chromosome Introgression for wheat improvement
        • Molecular Markers

Participation in research projects
        2016-2018: CHROMOSOME GENOMICS OF Agropyron cristatum, A WILD RELATIVE OF WHEAT
                         (315160). Financed by Czech Science Foundation (GA CR)
                         Principal researcher: Jan Vrana. (Budget: 5,026,000 CZK)
        2008-2012: Cytogenetic studies for introgression of genes from Agropyron cristatum into Triticum aestivum and T. turgidum
                         (PET2007_0492_02). Financed by Spanish Inter-ministerial Commission of Science and Technology (CICYT)
                         Principal researcher: Adoracion Cabrera Caballero. (Budget: 50,000 €)
        2006-2010: Genetic Resources in Plant Breeding. Financed by CICYT
                         Principal researcher: Luis Miguel Martin Martin. (Budget: 140,000 €)
        2004-2010: Obtaining deletion lines from H. chilense and their use in physical mapping (AGL2008-04358/AGR). Financed by CICYT.
                         Principal researcher: Adoracion Cabrera Caballero. (Budget: 120,000 €)

Professional activities and organizing symposia
        2012     IIIrd International Ascochyta Workshop. April 22-26 Cordoba, Spain
        2010     VI Seminar of Cytogenetics. September 29-October 2 Cordoba, Spain

Membership of scientific societies
        2011-Now: European Association for Research on Plant Breeding (EUCARPIA)              http://www.eucarpia.org
        2008-Now: Spanish Association for Genetics (SEG). Spain                                            http://www.segenetica.es

Scholarships
        2007-2009: Full scholarship (43,200.00 € for 2 years from Junta de Andalucía, Spain) for PhD research work (The second phase of PhD 
                             program) at University of Cordoba, Spain
        2005-2007: Full scholarship (25,560.00 € for 2 years from Junta de Andalucía, Spain) for Diploma of Advanced Studies (DEA) (The first
                             phase of PhD program) at University of Cordoba, Spain
        2003-2004: Full scholarship (9,600.00 € for one year from International Center (CIHEAM-IAMZ) at Zaragoza, Spain for MSc research 
                             (2nd phase of MSc program) at University of Cordoba, Spain
        2002-2003: Full scholarship (9,100.00 € for one year from CIHEAM-IAMZ) for Diploma of post-graduation Specialization Studies (1st 
                             phase of MSc program) at CIHEAM-IAMZ. Zaragoza, Spain

Fellowship abroad
        2015 – Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, USA (2 months)
        2016: Agricultural Res. Inst. Hungarian Academy of Sci., Martonvasar, Hungary (3 weeks)

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

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

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

Publications

Number of publications: 25 

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