Personal Information
Alaa Osman

Department of Zoology, Al-Azhar University (Assiut branch), Assiut, Egypt

Alaa Osman
Educations
From 05/2007 to 06/2013, Associate Professor , Egypt
From 05/2004 to 05/2007, PhD , Germany
From 10/1996 to 06/2000, M.Sc. , Egypt
From 09/1988 to 06/1992, B.Sc. , Egypt
Work Experiences
From April 2015 to till present, Associate Professor , Al-Azhar University, 71524 Assiut, Egypt.
From August 2014 to April 2015, Senior Scientist , Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries, Berlin, Germany.
From June 2013 to August 2014, Associate Professor , Al-Azhar University, 71524 Assiut, Egypt.
From January 2013 to June 2013, Assistant Professor , Al-Azhar University, 71524 Assiut, Egypt
From 10/2010 to 12/2013, Postdoctoral Fellow , Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries, Berlin, Germany.
From 02/2008 to 10/2010, Assistant Professor , Al-Azhar University, 71524 Assiut, Egypt
From 05/2007 to 02/2008, Lecturer , Al-Azhar University, 71524 Assiut, Egypt
From 05/2007 to 05/2007, PhD student , Humboldt University Berlin, Berlin, Germany.
From 06/2000 to 05/2004, Assistant Lecturer , Al-Azhar University, 71524 Assiut, Egypt
From 6/1995 to 06/2000, Demonstrator , Al-Azhar University, 71524 Assiut, Egypt
Speciality
Biology and Ecology of Fishes
Aquatic Toxicology
Ecotoxicology
Aquaculture
Environment
Journal Articles
Galal-Khallaf, A., Osman, A. G. M., Carleos, C. E., Garcia-Vázquez, E., Borrell, Y. J. (2016) A case study for assessing fish traceability in Egyptian aquafeed formulations using pyrosequencing and metabarcoding. Fisheries Research 174: 143–150.
Ali, A.E., Mekhamar, M.I., Gadel-Rab, A.G., Osman, A.G.M. (2015): Evaluation of Growth Performance of Nile Tilapia Oreochromis niloticus niloticus Fed Piophila casei Maggot Meal (Magmeal) Diets. American Journal of Life Sciences. Special Issue: New Horizons in Basic and Applied Zoological Research. Vol. 3, No. 6-1, pp. 24-29.
Abd-Allah, E., El-Ganainy, A., Osman, A.G.M. (2015): Age and Growth of the Areolate Grouper Epinephelus areolatus from the Gulf of Suez. American Journal of Life Sciences. Special Issue: New Horizons in Basic and Applied Zoological Research. Vol. 3, No. 6-1, pp. 7-12.
Osman, A.G.M., AbouelFadl, K.Y., Krueger, A., Kloas, W. (2015): Screening of Multiple hormonal activities in water and sediment from the river Nile, Egypt, Using in vitro Bioassay and gonadal histology. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 187 (6): 317.
Osman, A.G.M. (2014): Genotoxicity tests and their contributions in aquatic environmental research. Journal of Environmental Protection, 5, 1391-1399.
Farrag, M., Osman, A.G.M., Akel, E. H. and Moustafa, M. (2014): Catch and effort of night purse seine with emphasize to Age and Growth of lessepsian Etrumeus teres (Dekay, 1842), Mediterranean Sea, Egypt. Egyptian Journal of Aquatic Research 40 (2): 181-190.
Osman, A.G.M. (2013): Biochemical and physiological Biomarkers in aquatic environmental research- Review article. ANGLISTICUM (Conference Proceedings, Special Issue).
Osman, A.G.M., Farrag, M., Akel, E. H. and Moustafa, M. (2013): Feeding behavior of lessepsian fish Etrumeus teres (Dekay, 1842) from the Mediterranean Waters, Egypt. Egyptian Journal of Aquatic Research, 39 (4): 275-282.
Osman, A.G.M., Abuel-Fadl, K.Y., and Kloas, W. (2012): In situ evaluation of the genotoxic potential of the river Nile: II. Detection of DNA strand breakage and apoptosis in Oreochromis niloticus niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758) and Clarias gariepinus (Burchell, 1822). Mutation Research: Genet. Toxicol. Environ. Mutagen., 747: 14-21.
Osman, A.G.M. (2012): Biomarkers in Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758) to assess the impacts of river Nile pollution: bioaccumulation, biochemical and tissues biomarkers. Journal of Environmental Protection, 3: 966-977.
Osman, A.G.M., Abuel-Fadl, K.Y., Elbtar, A.M., and Thah, M.A.M. (2012): Seasonal variations of some heavy metals in water, sediments, and fish samples collected from the river Nile, Egypt. Environmental Research Journal, 6(5): 321-328.
Osman, A.G.M., Abd El Reheem, A.M., Moustafa, M.A., Mahmoud, U.M., Abuel-Fadl, K.Y., and Kloas, W. (2011): In situ evaluation of the genotoxic potential of the river Nile: I. micronucleus and nuclear lesion tests of erythrocytes of Oreochromis niloticus niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758) and Clarias gariepinus (Burchell, 1822). Toxicology and Environmental Chemistry, 93(5): 1002–1017.
Osman, A.G.M, Akel, E., Farrage, M., and Moustafa, M. (2011): Reproductive biology of round herring Etrumeus teres (Dekay,1842) from the Egyptian Mediterranean water at Alexandria. ISRN Zoology, 2011: 12 pp.
Osman, A.G.M., Koutb, M., and Sayed, A.H. (2010): Use of hematological parameters to assess the efficiency of quince (Cydonia oblonga Miller) leaf extract in alleviation of the effect of ultraviolet–A radiation on African catfish Clarias gariepinus (Burchell, 1822). Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology, B (99): 1-8.
Osman, A., Ali, E., Hashim, M., Mostafa, M., and Mekkawy, I. (2010): Genotoxicity of two pathogenic strains of zoosporic fungi (Achlya klebsiana and Aphanomyces laevis) on the erythrocytes of Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus niloticus. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 73: 24-31
Mekkawy, I.A.A., Mahmoud, U.M., Osman, A.G., and Sayed, A.H. (2010): Effects of Ultraviolet radiation A on the activity of two metabolic enzymes, DNA damage and lipid peroxiidation during early developmental stages of the African catfish Claris gariepinus (Burchell, 1822). Fish Physiology and Biochemistry, 36: 605-626.
Osman, A.G.M., and Kloas, W. (2010): Water quality and heavy metal monitoring in water, sediments, and tissues of the African catfish Clarias gariepinus (Burchell, 1822) from the river Nile, Egypt. Journal of Environmental Protection, 1(4): 389-400.
Osman, A.G.M., Abd El Reheem, A.M., AbuelFadl, K.Y., and GadEl-Rab, A.G. (2010): Enzymatic and histopathologic biomarkers as indicators of aquatic pollution in fishes. Natural Science 2(11): 1302-1311.
Osman, A.G.M., Al-Awadhi, R.M., Harabawy, A.S., and Mahmoud, U.M. (2010): Evaluation of the Use of Protein Electrophoresis of the African Catfish Clarias gariepinus (Burchell, 1822) for Biomonitoring Aquatic Pollution. Environmental Research Journal, 4(3):235-243.
Osman, A.G.M., and Harabawy, A.S. (2010): Hematotoxic and Genotoxic potential of ultraviolet–A radiation on the African catfish Clarias gariepinus (Burchell, 1822). Journal of Fisheries International 5 (3): 44-5 3.
Osman, A.G.M., Mekkawy,I.A., Verreth, J., Wuertz, S., Kloas, W., and Kirschbaum, F. (2008): Monitoring of DNA breakage in embryonic stages of the African catfish Clarias gariepinus (Burchell, 1822) after exposure to lead nitrate using alkaline comet assay. Environmental Toxicology, 23(6):679-687.
Osman, A.G.M, Wuertz, S., Mekkawy,I.A., Verreth, J., and Kirschbaum, F. (2008): Early development of the African catfish Clarias gariepinus (Burchell, 1822) focusing on the ontogeny of selected organs. Journal of Applied Ichthyology, 24:187-195.
Osman, A.G.M., Mekkawy,I.A., Verreth, J., and Kirschbaum, F. (2007): Effects of lead nitrate on the activity of metabolic enzymes during early developmental stages of the African catfish Clarias gariepinus (Burchell, 1822). Fish Physiology and Biochemistry, 33:1-13.
Osman, A.G.M., Wuertz, S., Mekkawy,I.A., Exner, H., and Kirschbaum, F. (2007): Lead induced malformations in embryos of the African catfish Clarias gariepinus (Burchell, 1822). Environmental Toxicology, 22: 375-389.
Mekkawy, I.A.A., and Osman, A.G.M. (2006): Ultrastructural studies of the morphological variation of the egg surface and envelopes of the African Catfish Clarias gariepinus (Burchell) before and after fertilization with a discussion of fertilization mechanism. Scientia Marina, 70(S2): 23-40.
Mekkawy, I.A.A., Saber, S.A., Shehata, S.M.A., and Osman, A.G.M. (2002): Morphometrics and Meristics of four species of genus Epinephelus (Family Serranidae) from the Red Sea, Egypt. Bulletin of Faculty of Science Assiut University, 31(1-E): 21-41.
Mekkawy, I.A.A., Saber, S.A., Shehata, S.M.A., and Osman, A.G.M. (2000): Protein taxonomy of four Epinephelus species from the Red Sea, Egypt: I-Muscle and eye-lens nucleus proteins. Bulletin of Faculty of Science Assiut University, 29(1-E):23-37.
Mekkawy, I.A.A., Saber, S.A., Shehata, S.M.A., and Osman, A.G.M. (2000): Protein taxonomy of four Epinephelus species (Family: Serranidae) from the Red Sea, Egypt: II- Isoenzymes. Bulletin of Faculty of Science Assiut University, 29(1-E): 37-53.
Mekkawy, I.A.A., Shehata, S.M.A., Saber, S.A., and Osman, A.G.M. (1999): Scale characteristics of five species of genus Epinephelus (Family: Serranidae) from the Red Sea, Egypt. Journal of Egyptian German Society of Zoology, 30(B): 71-102.
Conference Papers
1. Galal-Khallaf, A., Osman, A. G. M., Carleos, C. E., Garcia-Vázquez, E., Borrell, Y. J. (2015): 454 Pyrosequencing as a tool for achieving traceability in aquafeed formulation and aquaculture sustainability. Aquaculture 2015, 23-26 August, Montpellier, France.
2. Osman, A.G.M., Abd El Reheem, A., AbouelFadl, K.Y.,Mahmoud, U., Kloas, W., Moustafa, M. (2015): Assessment of water pollution in the River Nile (Egypt) by applying blood biomarkers in two excellent model species Oreochromis niloticus niloticus and Clarias gariepinus. Second International Conference on New Horizons in Basic and Applied Science (ICNHBAS2015), 1 - 6 August 2015, Hurghada, Egypt.
3. Osman, A.G.M., AbouelFadl, K.Y., Krueger, A., Kloas, W. (2015): Monitoring of Endocrine Disruptors in Surface Waters and Sediment from the river Nile (Egypt) by Yeast Assays. International Conference on Biological, Ecological and Environmental Sciences, and Engineering (ICBEESE), 23-24, January 2015, Paris, France.
4. Osman, A. G. M. (2013): Methodology of Biomarkers in environmental risk assessment- Review article. First International Conference on New Horizons in Basic and Applied Science (ICNHBAS), 21 - 23 September 2013, Hurghada, Egypt.
5. Osman, A. G. M. (2012) Biomarkers in Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus niloticus, to assess the impacts of the river Nile pollution: molecular, biochemical and tissues biomarkers. Fifth Saudi Science Conference 16th. -18th. Umm Al Qura University, Mekka, Saudi Arabia.
6. Osman, A. G. M., and W. Kloas (2011) Biological response signatures: a useful tool for monitoring water quality of the River Nile. 10th. November 2011, Berlin, Germany.
7. Osman, A. G. M., and W. Kloas (2011) Genotoxicity monitoring of aquatic pollution. The third international Environmental Best Practices Conference (EBP3). 13th. -16th. September 2011, Offenburg, Germany.
8. Osman, A. G. M. (2010) Evaluation of the hematotoxic potential of ultraviolet–A radiation on African catfish Clarias gariepinus (Burchell, 1822): Fourth Saudi Science Conference, March 21 - 24, 2010, Faculty of Science, Taibah University, Al-Madinah Al-Munawwarah, Saudi Arabia.
9. Osman, A.G.M., Mekkawy,I.A.A., Verreth, J., and Kirschbaum, F. (2006): Metabolic enzymes as biomarkers in embryonic stages of the African catfish after lead exposure. 8th international poster conference, AQUATIC ECOSYSTEM, ORGANISMA, INNOVATIONS-8, October 20, 2006, Muscow State University, Moscow.
10. Mekkawy,I.A.A., and Osman, A.G.M. (2005): Ultrastructural studies of the morphological variation of the egg surface and envelopes of the African Catfish Clarias gariepinus before and after fertilization with a discussion of fertilization mechanism. 29th Annual Larval Fish Conference, Barcelona, Spain, 11-14 Juli 2005.
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