Prof. Dr. Raeid M. M. Abed 

Sultan Qaboos University
June 2023 - August 2023 Fellow
June 2022 - August 2022 Fellow
July 2021 - September 2021 Fellow
July 2015 - September 2015 Fellow
June 2014 - August 2014 Fellow
June 2013 - June 2013 Fellow
June 2012 - August 2012 Fellow
June 2011 - August 2011 Fellow

Projects at HWK

  • June 2021 - August 2023: Metabolic Activity of Microorganisms in Microbial Mats Thriving at Saturation-Level Salinity and Their Potential Use in Biofuel Production
  • July 2015 - September 2015: Dating Australian Bradshaw Rock Art Using DNA Sequencing
  • June 2011 - August 2014: Nitrogen Cycle in Hypersaline Microbial Mats
Raeid M. M. Abed

Publications (21)

2015
Bacterial diversity and fatty acid composition of hypersaline cyanobacterial mats from an inland desert wadi
Publication: Journal of Arid Environments
Volume & Pages: 115, 81-89
2013
Mini-review: Inhibition of biofouling by marine microorganisms
Publication: Biofouling
Volume & Pages:29 (4), 423-441
2015
Morphological, genetic and physiological characterization of Hydrocoleum, the most common benthic cyanobacterium in tropical oceans
Publication: European Journal of Phycology
Volume & Pages:50 (2), 139-154
2012
Opportunistic Cyanobacteria in benthic microbial mats of a tropical lagoon, Tikehau Atoll, Tuamotu Archipelago: minor in natural populations, major in cultures
Publication: Fottea
Volume & Pages:12 (1), 127-140
2013
Polyhydroxyalkanoate biosynthesis and simplified polymer recovery by a novel moderately halophilic bacterium isolated from hypersaline microbial mats
Publication: Journal of Applied Microbiology
Volume & Pages:114 (2), 384-395
2013
Quorum-sensing inhibitory compounds from extremophilic microorganisms isolated from a hypersaline cyanobacterial mat
Publication: Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology
Volume & Pages:40 (7), 759-772
2014
Rapid Recovery of Cyanobacterial Pigments in Desiccated Biological Soil Crusts following Addition of Water
Publication: PLoS One
Volume & Pages: 9 (11), e112372
2013
Resistance of Lophelia pertusa to coverage by sediment and petroleum drill cuttings
Publication: Marine Pollution Bulletin
Volume & Pages:74 (1), 132-140
2013
The effect of surface colour on the formation of marine micro and macrofouling communities
Publication: Biofouling
Volume & Pages:29 (6), 617-627
2014
Long-term microbial fouling on commercial biocidal fouling control coatings
Publication: Biofouling, The Journal of Bioadhesion and Biofilm Research
Volume & Pages:30 (10), 1155-1164
2013
High rates of denitrification and nitrous oxide emission in arid biological soil crusts from the Sultanate of Oman
Publication: The ISME Journal
Volume & Pages:7, 1862–1875
2014
Genetic Fingerprinting Techniques to Study the Structure of Microfouling Communities
ISBN:978-0-470-65985-4
Publication: in: Biofouling Methods (First Edition), Sergey Dobretsov, Jeremy C. Thomason and David N. Williams (eds.)
Publisher & Location:Wiley-Blackwell
Volume & Pages:114-122
2015
Changes in microbial communities in coastal sediments along natural CO2 gradients at a volcanic vent in Papua New Guinea
Publication: Environmental Microbiology
Volume & Pages:17 (10), 3678-3691
2011
Cyanobacterial Diversity and Bioactivity of Inland Hypersaline Microbial Mats From a
Desert Stream in the Sultanate of Oman
Publication: Fottea
Volume & Pages:11 (1), 215–224
2015
Diversity of Bacterial Communities Along a Petroleum Contamination Gradient in Desert Soils
Publication: Microbial Ecology
Volume & Pages:69, 95-105
2013
Diversity of free-living and lichenized fungal communities in biological soil crusts of the Sultanate of Oman and their role in improving soil properties
Publication: Soil Biology and Biochemistry
Volume & Pages:57, 695-705
2014
Diversity, Distribution and Hydrocarbon Biodegradation Capabilities of Microbial Communities in Oil-Contaminated Cyanobacterial Mats from a Constructed Wetland
Publication: PLoS One
Volume & Pages: 9 (12), e114570
2015
Effect of biostimulation, temperature and salinity on respiration activities and bacterial community composition in an oil polluted deser t soil.,
Publication: International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation
Volume & Pages:98, 43-52
2012
Factors influencing microbial mat composition, distribution and dinitrogen fixation in three western Indian Ocean coral reefs
Publication: European Journal of Phycology
Volume & Pages:47 (1), 51-66
2015
Functional-structural analysis of nitrogen cycle bacteria in a hypersaline mat from the Omani desert
Publication: Geomicrobiology Journal
Volume & Pages:32 (2), 119-129
2014
Traditional light and epifluorescent microscopy
ISBN:978-0-470-65985-4
Publication: in: Biofouling Methods (First Edition), Sergey Dobretsov, Jeremy C. Thomason and David N. Williams (eds.)
Publisher & Location:Wiley-Blackwell
Volume & Pages:4-14