Ahmad Massarweh
Nature of Work
Academic
Profession
Assistant Professor
Email Address
[email protected]

Ahmad Massarweh

Nature of Work
Academic
Profession
Assistant Professor
Email Address
[email protected]
Biography

Curriculum Vitae

 

Ahmad G. R. Massarweh, MD., PhD.

Assistant professor of biochemistry,

Division of Anatomy, Biochemistry and Genetics,

Department of Biomedical Sciences,

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences,

Office number: 1050, Building 19, New campus,

An-Najah National University, P.O. Box 7, Nablus, Palestine.

E-mail: [email protected]

 

Current positionS:

  • April, 2019 – present: Master of Science in Clinical Biochemistry program coordinator, Faculty of Graduate Studies, An Najah National University
  • January, 2017 - present: Assistant professor of biochemistry at the faculty of medicine and health sciences, An Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine.
  • Courses taught: Metabolic biochemistry and its laboratory course, cell biology, clinical chemistry case study, lab methods, introduction to human anatomy, and anatomy for pharmacy

EDUCATION

  • 2016: PhD degree from Université Pierre et Marie CURIE, Paris, France. Ecole doctorale 394: Physiologie, physiopathologie et thérapeutique.  PhD Thesis title: « Dolichol linked Oligosaccharide Diphosphatase: A potential regulator of dolichol cycle »
  • 2013: Master 2 équivalent from Université Pierre et Marie CURIE « Master de biologie intégrative et physiologie. Spécialité: Physiologie et physiopathologie niveau 2 »
  • 2009: Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree from Al-Quds University Faculty of Medicine, Jerusalem « Cumulative average: 77.9, rating: GOOD »
  • 2002: General secondary education examinations “scientific stream” “Tawjehi”, Palestine; « Percentage Average 98.6 »

AWARDS

  • 2012-2016: An Najah National University in Palestine/French consulate in Jerusalem joint scholarship covering my Master and PhD studies
  • 2002-2009:  Awarded the Palestinian President Scholarship" for being ranked fifth in Palestinian West Bank general secondary education examinations (scientific stream). This award covered my expenses during my study for MD degree

EXPERIENCE

  • January, 2017 - present: Assistant professor of biochemistry at the faculty of medicine and health sciences, An Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine.
  • September, 2012 October 2016: Master and PhD studies at UPMC. Training under the supervision of Dr. Stuart MOORE at Centre de recherche sur l'inflammation UMR 1149 Inserm, Faculté de médecine Xavier Bichat, 16 rue Henri Huchard, 75018 Paris
  • January, 2011 - June, 2012: “Al-Buhaira National Insurance Company”, United Arab Emirates
  • August, 2009 - August, 2010: Internship at Tulkarm Governmental Hospital, Bethlehem psychiatric hospital and Palestinian Ministry of health primary care clinics

PUBLICATIONS

  • Massarweh, A.; Bosco, M.; Chantret, I.; Léger, T.; Jamal, L.; Roper, D. I.; Dowson, C. G.; Busca, P.; Bouhss, A.; Gravier-Pelletier, C.; et al. Bacterial Lipid II Analogs: Novel In Vitro Substrates for Mammalian Oligosaccharyl Diphosphodolichol Diphosphatase (DLODP) Activities. Molecules 2019, 24 (11), 2135. https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules24112135.
  • Bosco, M.; Massarweh, A.; Iatmanen-Harbi, S.; Bouhss, A.; Chantret, I.; Busca, P.; Moore, S. E. H.; Gravier-Pelletier, C. Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Chemical Tools for the Study of Dolichol Linked Oligosaccharide Diphosphatase (DLODP). European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 2017, 125, 952–964. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejmech.2016.10.013.
  • Massarweh, A.; Bosco, M.; Iatmanen-Harbi, S.; Tessier, C.; Amana, L.; Busca, P.; Chantret, I.; Gravier-Pelletier, C.; Moore, S. E. H. Brefeldin A Promotes the Appearance of Oligosaccharyl Phosphates Derived from Glc3Man9GlcNAc2-PP-Dolichol within the Endomembrane System of HepG2 Cells. Journal of Lipid Research 2016, 57 (8), 1477–1491. https://doi.org/10.1194/jlr.M068551.
  • Massarweh, A.; Bosco, M.; Iatmanen-Harbi, S.; Tessier, C.; Auberger, N.; Busca, P.; Chantret, I.; Gravier-Pelletier, C.; Moore, S. E. H. Demonstration of an Oligosaccharide-Diphosphodolichol Diphosphatase Activity Whose Subcellular Localization Is Different than Those of Dolichyl-Phosphate-Dependent Enzymes of the Dolichol Cycle. Journal of Lipid Research 2016, 57 (6), 1029–1042. https://doi.org/10.1194/jlr.M067330.

CONFERENCES

  • 2016: Poster communication, Gordon Research Conference on Glycolipid & Sphingolipid Biology held on 03/06/2016 - 03/11/2016 at Renaissance Tuscany Il Ciocco in Lucca (Barga) Italy. Poster titled: Biochemical characterization of a new Dolichol linked oligosaccharide diphosphatase activity
  • 2015 : Poster communication, 2ème Journée Scientifique de la Fédération de Recherche CICB-Paris / FR3567 « Sondes et Biomarqueurs » September 11, 2015, Centre Universitaire des Saints Pères, Paris,  Title: “Chemical Tools to Study Dolichol Linked Oligosaccharide DiPhosphatase (DLODP), a regulator of DLO metabolism”
  • 2015: Poster communication, La journée des jeunes chercheurs du 18 Juin organise by L’association Bichat Doc’ at Centre de recherche sur l'inflammation, UMR 1149 Inserm - Université Paris Diderot Title “Liver Golgi dolichol linked oligosaccharide diphosphatase: a potential regulator of dolichol linked oligosaccharide metabolism”
  • 2014: Oral communication, XXVème Journée du Groupe Français des Glycosciences, du 12 au 15 mai 2014 à la FIAP Jean Monnet - Paris. Title: “Dolichol-Linked Oligosaccharide DiPhosphatase (DLODP) and protein N-glycosylation”

TAINING, SKILLS, AND LANGUAGES

  • Training: Institute Pasteur, training modules:
    • Module 1: “Organization of the cell” from January 11 to January 15, 2016
    • Module 2: “Membrane mechanics of endocytosis” from January 18 to January 22, 2016
  • Laboratory skills: Cell culture (yeast and mammalian cell lines), metabolic radiolabeling, RNAi transfection, subcellular fractionation, preparation of microsomes and radioactive lipid substrates, enzyme characterization and assays, TLC, HPLC and chemical analyses of reaction products (mainly carbohydrates), Western blot and oligosaccharide characterization.
  • Languages
    • Arabic: mother language
    • English: excellent reading, writing and speaking
    • French: Basic reading, writing and speaking

MEMBERSHIPS

  • June, 2010: Full membership with permission to practice medicine from the Jordanian Medical Association-Jerusalem branch
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Education
Institution
University Pierre and Marie CURIE (Paris 6)
Country
France
Degree
PhD
Faculty
Ecole Doctorale 394
Department
Physiologie, physiopathologie et thérapeutique
Thesis
Dolichol linked oligosaccharide diphosphatase: a potential regulator of dolichol linked oligosaccharides
Speciality
Physiologie, physiopathologie et thérapeutique
Sub speciality
Biochemistry
Duration
2013 - 2016
Institution
University Pierre and Marie CURIE (Paris 6)
Country
France
Degree
MSc
Faculty
Faculté de Biologie UFR 927
Department
Biologie Integrative et physiology
Thesis
No
Speciality
Master de science et technologie equivalent
Sub speciality
Duration
2012 - 2013
Institution
Al Quds University
Country
Palestine
Degree
BSc
Faculty
Faculty of medicine
Department
Faculty of medicine
Thesis
No
Speciality
Doctor of medicine (MD)
Sub speciality
Duration
2003 - 2009
Institution
دير الغصون الثانوية
Country
Palestine
Degree
High School
Faculty
Department
Thesis
Speciality
Sub speciality
Duration
2001 - 2002
Employment History
Country
Palestine
Institution
Tulkarm Governmental Hospital, Palestinian Ministry of health primary care clinics and Dr. Kamal Mental Health Hospital in Bethlehem
Position/Job Description
Internship
Period
Aug. 1, 2009 - Aug. 1, 2010
Country
United Arab Emirates
Institution
Al-Buhaira National Insurance Company
Position/Job Description
Medical insurance specialist
Period
Jan. 1, 2011 - June 1, 2012
Country
Palestine
Institution
An Najah National University
Position/Job Description
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
Period
Jan. 8, 2017 - Until Now
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