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)

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
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
2013
The effect of surface colour on the formation of marine micro and macrofouling communities
Publication: Biofouling
Volume & Pages:29 (6), 617-627
2013
Resistance of Lophelia pertusa to coverage by sediment and petroleum drill cuttings
Publication: Marine Pollution Bulletin
Volume & Pages:74 (1), 132-140
2014
Rapid Recovery of Cyanobacterial Pigments in Desiccated Biological Soil Crusts following Addition of Water
Publication: PLoS One
Volume & Pages: 9 (11), e112372
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
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
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
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
2013
Mini-review: Inhibition of biofouling by marine microorganisms
Publication: Biofouling
Volume & Pages:29 (4), 423-441
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
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
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
Functional-structural analysis of nitrogen cycle bacteria in a hypersaline mat from the Omani desert
Publication: Geomicrobiology Journal
Volume & Pages:32 (2), 119-129
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
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
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
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
2015
Diversity of Bacterial Communities Along a Petroleum Contamination Gradient in Desert Soils
Publication: Microbial Ecology
Volume & Pages:69, 95-105
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
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