Curriculum Vitae

 

Name                       : Noha Ahmed Mahana

Work Address:  

         Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science,

                                          CairoUniversity,Giza,Egypt.

Home Address :         

 9094 C, 9th Street, El Mokattam, Apartment 9

                                                 Cairo, Egypt.

Phone

                      : (02010)5074109                             

                                   (0202) 25073650

  Personal information

 

Sex

                         :  Female

Birth                                

 : October 15, 1976 in Cairo, Egypt

Nationality

            : Egyptian

Family status

         : Married

Language

              : Arabic (native), English (fluent)

 

Academic Qualifications

 

B.Sc

.

1998

    Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, Cairo University

    Specialization: Chemistry/Zoology

 

M.Sc

.

2003

    Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, Cairo University

    Major: Zoology (Immunology)

    Title of Thesis: Preparation of a vaccine to control the development of

     Fasciola gigantica in sheep

 

Ph.D. 2007 

      Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, Cairo University

     Major: Zoology (Immunology)

     Minor: Immunoparasitology

     Title of Thesis: Human and murine immune responses to the  

     Schistosoma mansoni glucose transporter, SGTP4.

Associate Professor 2012

      Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, Cairo University

     Major: Zoology (Immunology)

     Minor: Immunoparasitology

 

                   

Employment History

 

-1998 – 2003: Demonstrator, Zool. Dept.., Faculty of Sci.,CairoUniv.

-2003 – 2007: Research Associate, Zool. Dept., Faculty of Sci.,Cairo 

                        University.

-2007 – 2012: Lecturer, Zool. Dept., Faculty of Sci.,CairoUniversity.

-2012          : Associate Professor, Zool. Dept., Faculty of Sci., Cairo

                        University.

 

Teaching Experience

 

1999 –2007

   - Teaching practical courses to Pre-Dental, Pre-Pharmacy, Pre-      

     Veterinary & 1st year of "Biology and Chemistry" and B.Sc. students"

      Zoology and Biophysics" at Cairo University such as the followings:

 

  • Immunology courses
  • Physiology courses
  • Histology & Embryology courses
  • Invertebrate course
  • Chordate course
  • Comparative anatomy course

 

 

2007 – till present

  

 - Undergraduate level

      

*

Immunology for B.Sc. students, Biophysics Dept.

      

*

Immunology for B.Sc. students, Zoology Dept.

      

*

Basic Immunology for 2nd year Biology students, Zoology Dept.

     

 *

Basic Immunology for 2nd year Biophysics students, Biophysics  

          Dept.

 

- Postgraduate level

* Immunodiagnosis for M.Sc.students, Zoology Department.

* Immunoparasitology for M.Sc.students, Zoology Department.

* Mucosal Immunity for Ph.D. students, Zoology Department.

* Nutrition and Immunity for Ph.D. students, Zoology Department.

* Tumor Immunology for Ph.D. students, Zoology Department.

* Vaccine Biotechnology for Ph.D. students, Zoology Department.

 

 

 

Books

-          Prevalence of (NK) cells in hepatitis C virus Egyptian patients and

their relation to therapy outcome

-         -Preparation of Immunology book for 2nd year of Biology students.

-         Preparation of Practical Immunology book for 2nd year of Biology

  students.

-         Preparation of Advanced Immunology notes for 4th year of Biology

     students.

-         Preparation of Basic Immunology notes for 2nd and 4th year of   

 Biophysics Students.

 

 

 Research experience

 - Thesis Supervision

 

    Supervision of 3 M.Sc. and 1 PhD theses.

List of publications

Specialization field

 

List of Publication

1-      El Ridi R, Salem R, Wagih A,

Mahana N

, El Demellawy M, Tallima H. (2006): Influence of interleukin-2 and interferon-gamma in murine schistosomiasis. Cytokine, 933(5):281-288.

(Impact factor: 3.537)

2-      El Ridi R, Wagih A, Salem R,

Mahana N

, El Demellawy M, Tallima H. (2006): Impact of interleukin-1 and interleukin-6 in murine primary schistosomiasis. Int Immunopharmacol., 6(7):1100-1108.

(Impact factor: 2.325)

3-      Omar WA,

Mahana NA

, El-Sagheir OM, Abo-Hegab S. (2009): Seasonal changes in haematological and immunological parameters of Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus after immunization with mouse RBCs. Egypt J Zool., 53:503-519.

4-     

Mahana NA,

Omar WA, El-Sagheir OM, Hemimy NA, Fillipidis A, Moussis V, Tsikaris V. (2010):

Humoral immuneresponse of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus L.) to peptides derived from infectious pancreatic necrosis virus (IPNV). Egypt J Zool., 55:193-216.

5-      El Ridi R, Tallima H,

Mahana N

, Dalton JP. (2010): Innate immunogenicity and in vitro protective potential of Schistosoma mansoni lung schistosomula excretory-secretory candidate vaccine antigens. Microbes Infect., 12:700-709.

(Impact factor: 2.726)

6-      El Ridi R, Aboueldahab M, Tallima H, Salah M,

Mahana N

, Fawzi S, Mohamed SH, Fahmy OM. (2010): In Vitro and In Vivo Activities of Arachidonic Acid against Schistosoma mansoni and Schistosoma haematobium. Antimicrob Agents Chemother., 54(8):3383-3389.

(Impact factor: 4.672)

7-     

Mahana NA,

El-Deeb SO, Abd El-Monaem WA.

(2011):

Cytokine levels in serum and middle ear secretions of Egyptian children with otitis media. J Egypt Ger Soc Zool., 63(D):239-254.

8-      Mahana NA,

EL-Amir AM, Abd El-Samad HM. (2011): Autoimmune inner ear diseases and hearing loss. Egypt J Zool., 56:231-256.

9-      Mahfouz A,

Mahana NA,

Rabee I, El Amir A. (2012): Evaluation of different immunological techniques for diagnosis of schistosomiasis haematobium in Egypt. Biotechnology, 1-10.

10-  El Deeb SO, Hassouna MM,

Mehany NA

, Hashim MS, Tharwa S, Zied AB, El Moemen KA. (2014): Influence of chronic hepatitis C infection and interferon therapy on natural killer cell subsets among Egyptian patients. Egypt Liver J, 2090-6218.

11-  Rabee I,

Mahana N,

Badr A. (2013): Immunodiagnosis of Egyptian human fasciolosis gigantic using Fas1 and Fas2 cysteine proteinase antigens.  J Egypt Soc Parasitol., 43(3): 785-787.

12-   

El-Mahdi MM, Mansour WA, Rabee I,

Mahana NA

, Hussein TM, Abu El-Zahab HS. (2014): The role of inoculated bone marrow-derived stem cells on parasitological and immunological parameters of murine Schistosoma mansoni. J Int Acad Res Multidiscip., 1(12): 142-166.

13- 

 

Mansour WA, El-Mahdi MM, Abu El-Zahab HS,

Mahana NA

, Hussein TM. (2014): Therapeutic applications of bone marrow-derived stem cells on murine Schistosoma mansoni induced liver fibrosis.

 

J Int Acad Res Multidiscip., 1(12): 798-823.

14-  El-Mahdi MM, Mansour WA, Hammam O ,

Mehana NA

, Hussein TM. (2014): Ameliorative effect of bone marrow-derived stem cells on injured liver of mice Infected with Schistosoma mansoni.  Korean J Parasitol, 52(2): 151-162.

15-   

 Badr AM,

Mahana NA

, Eissa A. (2014): Assessment of heavy metal levels in water and their toxicity in some tissues of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) in River Nile Basin at Greater Cairo, Egypt. Global Veterinaria 13 (4): 432-443.

 

 

 

 

 

Training courses:

-         Effective presentation skills. Training course that was certified from Faculty and Leadership Development Project (FLDP), 2005.

-         New Teaching Methods: Training course that was certified from Faculty and Leadership Development Project (FLDP), 2005.

-         Using of technology in teaching: Training course that was certified from Faculty and Leadership Development Project (FLDP), 2006

-         Business ethics and education. Training course that was certified from Faculty and Leadership Development Project (FLDP), 2006.

-         Human Stem Cell (Principles and Application). Regional training work shop in National Research Center (NRC), 2007.

-         Scientific publication. Training course that was certified from Faculty and Leadership Development Project (FLDP), 2009.

-         Credit Hours System. Training course that was certified from Faculty and Leadership Development Project (FLDP), 2010.

-         Strategic planning. Training course that was certified from Faculty and Leadership Development Project (FLDP), 2010.

-           Students evaluation. Training course that was certified from Faculty and Leadership Development Project (FLDP), 2011.