Dr. Faisal Saad Almajed

Dr. Faisal Saad Almajed

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  Dr. Almajed joined King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences in 2008 as a teaching assistant. He is now a faculty member of Clinical Laboratory Sciences Department at the College of Applied Medical Sciences in Riyadh. His aim is to improve the quality of learning process and develop the scientific content of the curriculum to keep pace with the scientific advancements that could help students in their scientific progress and career future. Besides teaching and administrative responsibilities, his overall focus on the scientific research, clinical bacteriology and virology in particular.

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2011 – 2015 The University Nottingham, Nottingham, UK MSc. Molecular medical microbiology Studying the medical and molecular basis of bacterial, viral, fungal, and parasitic diseases
2009 – 2010 The University Nottingham, Nottingham, UK MSc. Molecular medical microbiology Studying the medical and molecular basis of bacterial, viral, fungal, and parasitic diseases
2001 – 2006 King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia BSc. Clinical laboratory sciences

2015 Present King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, College of Applied Medical Sciences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Assistant Professor, Clinical Microbiology.
2011 2013 Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, UK PhD Clinical microbiology - Bacteriology Worked on the virulence potential and host response to Cronobacter sakazkii, the bacterium that was linked to fatal neonatal infections.
2008  2015 King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, College of Applied Medical Sciences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
2007 2008 King Abdulaziz Medical City, National Guard Health Affairs, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Medical technologist - Transfusion medicine Blood components separation and preparation, cross-match, and antibody screening. Studying the medical and molecular basis of bacterial, viral, fungal, and parasitic diseases.
2006  2007 King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Medical technologist - Transfusion medicine Blood components separation and preparation, and blood bank information system development.

April, 2012 poster presentation at the Society for General Microbiology spring meeting, Dublin-Ireland “Characterization of a Cronobacter sakazakii ST4 strain from powdered infant formula product recall in Saudi Arabia“.
June, 2012 poster presentation at The American Society for Microbiology annual meeting, San Francisco, USA “Characterization of a Cronobacter sakazakii ST4 strain from powdered infant formula product recall in Saudi Arabia”.

  • Society for General Microbiology (SGM).
  • American Society for Microbiology (ASM)
  • Saudi association for Health Informatics (SAHI).

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Phone: +966 11 4299999
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