Prof. Abd El-Latif Hesham

Department of Science and Technology Industry Alskr- Division of Environmental Science، Assiut University
Professor, Department of Genetics , Faculty of Agriculture, ِِAssiut University

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Educational Qualifications:
  • Ph. D. In Agricultural Sciences ( Genetic ) , Faculty of Agriculture, Assuit University, 2007
  • M. Sc. In Agricultural Sciences ( Genetic ) , Faculty of Agriculture, Assuit University, 1999
  • B. Sc. In Agricultural Sciences ( Genetic ) , Faculty of Agriculture, Assuit University, 1992
  • Professor, Department of Genetics , Faculty of Agriculture, ِِAssiut University, 2017
  • Associate Professor, Department of Genetics , Faculty of Agriculture, ِِAssiut University, 2012
  • Lecturer, Department of Genetics , Faculty of Agriculture, Assiut University, 2007
  • Assistant Lecturer, Department of Genetics , Faculty of Agriculture, Assiut University, 1999
  • Demonstrator, Department of Genetics , Faculty of Agriculture, Assiut University, 1992

Current Position :

  • ...Department of Science and Technology Industry Alskr- Division of Environmental Science, Assiut University, since December 2016
  • Research fields:
    Molecular and Microbial Genetics , Microbial Genetics and Environmental Meta-Genome Biotechnology


    1 - Farouk A Abdel-Galil, Sara E. Mousa, Moustafa M. A. Rizk, Gaber H. Abo El- Hagag and Abd El-Latif Hesham, Morphogenetic traits of the egg parasitoid Trichogramma for controlling certain date palms lepidopteran insect pests in the New Valley Governorate, Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control , Springer Berlin Heidelberg, (1)28, 88,, December, 2018
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    2 - Ebrahem M. Eid, Ahmed F. El-Bebany, Sulaiman A. Alrumman1, Hesham A, Mostafa A. Taher and Khaled F. Fawy , Effects of different sewage sludge applications on heavy metal accumulation, growth and yield of spinach (Spinacia oleracea), International Journal of Phytoremediation, Volume 19, 2017 - Issue 4,, 2017
    3 - Abd El-Latif Hesham, Elsayed A. Mohamed, Asmaa M.M. Mawad, Ameer Elfarash, Bahaa S. Abd El-Fattah, Mahmoud A. El-Rawy, Molecular Characterization of Fusarium Solani Degrades a Mixture of Low and High Molecular Weight Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons, The Open Biotechnology Journal,, 2017
    4 - Asmaa M. M. Mawad , Abd El-Latif Hesham , Yasser M. Mostafa and Ahmed Shoriet, Pyrene degrading Achromobacter denitrificans ASU-035: growth rate, enzymes activity, and cell surface properties, Rendiconti Lincei, Vol.27,No.3, PP.557–563, September, 2016
    5 - Hesham A, Sulaiman A., , Antibacterial Activity of Miswak (Salvadora persica) Extracts Against Isolated and Genetically Identified Oral Cavity Pathogens, Technology and Health Care, (24), S841–S848, 2016
    6 - Mostafa M, Hesham A, Alrumman S, Manal Q , Variations in genetic and chemical constituents of Ziziphus spina-christi L. populations grown at various altitudinal zonation up to 2227 m height, Journal of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, sciencedirect, Volume 14, Issue 2, , Pages 349–362,, 2016
    7 - Al-Sehemi A,G, Irfan A., Sulaiman A., Hesham A., , Antibacterial activities, Dft and Qsar studies of quinazolinone compounds, Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Ethiopia, 30(2), , 1-10,, 2016
    8 - Moustafa M.F, Sulaiman A., Hesham A, Biological activities of some Acacia spp. (Fabaceae) against new clinical isolates identified by ribosomal RNA gene-based phylogenetic analysis., Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Vol.29, No.1, , pp.221-229. ,, 2016
    9 - Sulaiman A., Hesham A, Al-Amri S., , Isolation, fingerprinting and genetic identification of indigenous PAHs degrading bacteria from oil-polluted soils, Journal of Environmental Biology, Vol. 37,., pp. 75-81,, 2016
    10 - Hesham A, Alrumman A.S, Jawaher A. Al-Amari , 16S rDNA phylogenetic and RAPD-PCR analysis of petroleum polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons degrading bacteria enriched from oil-polluted soils, The Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering. , Springer, Volume 41, Issue 6, , pp 2095–2106,, 2016
    11 - Hesham A., T. Komang Ralebitso-Senior, Zhang Y., Qing X. Li , Environmental Biotechnology: Current Advances, New Knowledge Gaps, and Emerging Issues, BioMed Research International. Volume,, 2015
    12 - Khaldoun O and Hesham A. , Biochemical and genetic evidences of anthocyanin biosynthesis and accumulation in a selected tomato mutant, Rendiconti Lincei , Springer, Volume 26, Issue 3, , pp 293–306,, 2015
    13 - Hesham A, Nadia H, Mady I, Ahmed Shoriet A. , Degradation of natural rubber latex by new Streptomyces labedae strain ASU-03 isolated from Egyptian soil and identified based on genes sequences, Microbiology, Springer, Vol. 84, No. 3, , pp. 351–358,, 2015
    14 - Osama M., Hesham A., Hanaa M. , Genetic polymorphism of Bulinus truncatus the intermediate host of Schistosoma haematobium in Egypt using ISSR markers, International Journal of Development Research, Vol. 5, Issue, 02, , pp. 3540-3544.,, 2015
    15 - Abd El Latif Heshama, Asmaa M. M. Mawadb, Yasser M. Mostafac, and Ahmed Shoreit, Study of Enhancement and Inhibition Phenomena and Genes Relating to Degradation of Petroleum Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Isolated Bacteria, Microbiology, Vol. 83, No. 5, 599–607, September, 2014
    16 - Abd El-Latif Hesham, AsmaaM.M.Mawad, YasserM.Mostafa and Ahmed Shoreit, Biodegradation Ability and Catabolic Genes of Petroleum-Degrading Sphingomonas koreensis Strain ASU-06 Isolated from Egyptian Oily Soil, BioMed Research International, Volume 2014, 127674, 10, 8, 2014
    17 - Mohamed Hashem, Saad A Alamri, Abd El-Latif Hesham, Fatimah MH Al-Qahtani, Mona Kilany, Biocontrol of apple blue mould by new yeast strains: Cryptococcus albidus KKUY0017 and Wickerhamomyces anomalus KKUY0051 and their mode of action, Biocontrol Science and Technology , Taylor & Francis, 24(10), 1137-1152,, 2014
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    18 - Mohamed Hashem, Abd El-Latif Hesham, Saad A Alamri, Sulaiman A Alrumman, Production of single-cell protein from wasted date fruits by Hanseniaspora uvarum KKUY-0084 and Zygosaccharomyces rouxii KKUY-0157, Annals of microbiology , Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 64(4),, December, 2014
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    19 - Islamud-Din,Abd El-Latif Hesham,Ayaz Ahmad, Cang Daqiang, Sardar Khan, PCR-DGGE and real-time PCR dsrB-based study of the impact of heavy metals on the diversity and abundance of sulfate-reducing bacteria, Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering, Springer, Volume 19, Issue 4, pp 703–710,, 2014
    20 - Alrumman A.S., Moustafa Y.S, Eifan S.A., Alamri S.A, Hesham A, Isolation of Thermoalkalophilic-α-amylase Producing Bacteria and Optimization of Potato Waste Water Medium for Enhancement of α-amylase Production., Advances in Life Science and Technology, pp. 41-51,, 2014
    21 - Hashem M, Hesham A, Alrumman A.S, Alamri S.A. Mahmoud F. , Indigenous yeasts associated with rotten date fruits and their potentiality in bioethanol and single-cell protein production, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURE & BIOLOGY , 1814–9596 ,, 2014
    22 - Alrumman A.S., Moustafa M.F, Hesham A, Alamri S.A, Hashem M, , Phytochemical analysis and inhibitory effects of extract of young fruits of Ficus palmate on some pathogenic microbes , Egyptian Academy journal of biological sciences, 6(1): , 131—139, 2014
    23 - Hesham A. , New Safety and Rapid Method for Extraction of Genomic DNA from Bacteria and Yeast Strains Suitable for PCR Amplifications, Journal of Pure and Applied Microbiology, 8(1): , 383-388., 2014
    24 - Wambui V, Hesham A, Ogola J.O, Julius. M, Application of 26S rRNA gene sequencing and RFLP of ITS1-5.8S-ITS2 analysis for the identification of kluyveromyces strain BM9 producing biofuel, Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Food Sciences , 3 ( 6): , 1338-5178,, 2014
    25 - Hesham A, Wambui V, Ogola J.O, Julius. M, Phylogenetic analysis of isolated Biofuel Yeasts based on 5.8S-ITS rDNA and D1/D2 26S rDNA sequences, Journal of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, sciencedirect, Volume 12, Issue 1, Pages 37–43,, 2014
    26 - Wambui V, Hesham A, Ogola J.O, Julius. M. , Molecular Genetic Identification and phylogeny of bio-ethanol producing yeast isolated from cheese whey, Journal of Pure and Applied Microbiology , 8 ( 2) , 1157-1165,, 2014
    27 - Hashem M, Hesham A, Alamri S.A, Alrumman A.S. , Intermediate chemical and pharmaceutical compounds during fermentation of spoilage date fruits by Hanseniaspora guilliermondii KKUY-0045., Egyptian Academy journal of biological sciences. , 6(1), pp.1-12, 2013
    28 - Zeinab A, Hesham A, EL-Ameen T, Saleh F. , Bioconversion of whey as an environmental pollutant into Bio-ethanol using genetically identified yeast strain isolated from Egyptian dairy products., The International Conference of Environmental Sciences (ICES). , 177-190, 2013
    29 - Hesham AE, Mohamed NH, Ismail MA, Shoreit AA., 16S rRNA gene sequences analysis of Ficus elastica rubber latex degrading thermophilic Bacillus strain ASU7 isolated from Egypt., Biodegradation,, 2012
    30 - Hesham A, Khan S, Tao Y, Li D, Zhang Y, Yang M. , Biodegradation of high molecular weight PAHs using isolated yeast mixtures: Application of meta-genomic methods for community structure analyses, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, Volume 19, Issue 8,, pp 3568–3578,, 2012
    31 - Hesham A, Nadia H, Mady I, Ahmed Shoriet A, 16S rRNA gene sequences analysis of Ficus elastica Rubber Latex degrading thermophilic Bacillus strain ASU7 isolated from Egypt, Biodegradation, Springer, Volume 23, Issue 5, pp 717–724,, 2012
    32 - Hesham A, and Saad A. Alamri , Application of fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) to the analysis dynamics of sulfate reducing bacterial community in an oily bench scale reactor. , African Journal of Biotechnology , Vol. 11(44), pp. 10221-10226.,, 2012
    33 - Rania F, Saleh FM, Hesham A., Mahmoud H, Hussein M , Molecular genetic differentiation of naturally isolated phosphorus solubilizing yeasts, Assiut Journal Agricultural science, 258 - 271., 2011
    34 - Hesham A, Qi R, Yang M , Comparison of bacterial community structures in two systems of a sewage treatment plant using PCR-DGGE analysis. , Journal of Environmental Sciences, sciencedirect, Volume 23, Issue 12, Pages 2049-2054,, 2011
    35 - Wenzhou Lv W, Hesham A, Zhang Y Liu X, Yang M. , Impacts of cell surface characteristics on population dynamics in a sequencing batch yeast reactor treating vegetable oil-containing wastewater, Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, Springer, 90, 1785-1793,, 2011
    36 - Hesham A and Mohamed H , Molecular genetic identification of yeast strains isolated from Egyptian soils for solubilization of inorganic phosphates and growth promotion of corn plants., Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, 21(1), 55-61.,, 2011
    37 - Mahmoud, M.E.; Hesham, A.; Ahmed, Y.A. and Sayed, M., Inhibition of melanogenesis by the extract from Agaricus blazei without affecting iNOS gene expression, World J. Microbiol. Biotechnol., 2010
    38 - Islam Islam-ud-din, Sardar Khan, Abd El-latif Hesham, Ayaz Ahmad, Su Houbo, Cang Daqiang , Physio-chemical characteristics and bacterial diversity in copper mining wastewater based on 16S rRNA gene analysis, African Journal of Biotechnology, Vol 9, No 46, 7891-7899,, 2010
    39 - Liu R, Li D, Gao Y, Zhang Y, Wu S, Ding R, Hesham A, Yang M , Microbial diversity in the anaerobic tank of a full-scale produced water treatment plant, Process Biochemistry, sciencedirect, Volume 45, Issue 5, Pages 744–751,, 2010
    40 - Deng Y, Zhang Y, Hesham A, Liu R, Yang M , Cell surface properties of five polycyclic aromatic compound-degrading yeast strains, Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, Springer, Volume 86, Issue 6, pp 1933–1939,, 2010
    41 - Khan S, Hesham A, Zhu Y, He J., Effects of Cd and Pb on soil microbial community structure and activities, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, Springer, Volume 17, Issue 2, pp 288–296,, 2010
    42 - Hesham A., A. Abo-Elwafa and E. Moamed, Isolation and molecular characterization of catabolic genes related to phenanthrene-degrading bacteria., First international conference on biotechnology (TOWARDA KNOWLED bASED ECONOMY), Center of excellence in biotechnology Research, King Fahad cultural Center, Riyadh, Saudi Aribia, 16-18, February, 2009
    43 - Khan S, Hesham A, He J, Qing G, Shuang L, Biodegradation of pyrene and catabolic genes in contaminated soils cultivated with Lolium multiflorum L, Journal of Soil and Sediments, Springer, Volume 9, Issue 5, pp 482–491,, 2009
    44 - Hesham A, Alamri SA, Khan S, Elsayed M, Mahmoud HM , 2009) Isolation and molecular genetic characterization of a yeast strain able to degrade petroleum polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, African Journal of Biotechnology, Vol 8, No 10, pp. 2218-2223,, 2009
    45 - Wang Z, Li J, Zhang Y, He S, Hesham A, Wang Z, Yang M., Co-variations of bacterial composition and catabolic genes related to PAH levels in a produced water treatment system consisting of successive anaerobic and aerobic units, Science of Total Environment, sciencedirect, Volume 373, Issue 1, Pages 356–362,, 2007
    46 - Khan S, Cao Q, Hesham A, Xia Y, He J. , Soil enzymatic activities and microbial community structure with deferent application rates of Cd and Pb, Journal of Environmental Sciences, sciencedirect, Volume 19, Issue 7,, Pages 834-840,, 2007
    47 - Abd El-Latif Hesham, Sardar Khan,XinChun Liu,Yu Zhang, Zhenyu Wang,Min Yang, Application of PCR–DGGE to analyse the yeast population dynamics in slurry reactors during degradation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in weathered oil, Yeast, Wiley InterScience, Volume 23, Issue 12 , Pages 879–887,, 2006
    48 - Abd El-Latif HeshamZhenyu WangYu ZhangJing ZhangWenzhou LvMin Yang, Isolation and identification of a yeast strain capable of degrading four and five ring aromatic hydrocarbons, Annals of Microbiology, Springer, 56, 109,, 2006
    49 - Zhenyu Wang, Jing Zhang, Yu Zhang, Abd El-Latif Hesham, Min Yang, Molecular characterization of a consortium enriched from an oilfield that degrades phenanthrene, Biotechnology Letters, Springer, Volume 28, Issue 9, pp 617–621,, 2006

    Supervisions :

    1- Ranya Fesal Farahat Elhomossy, Isolation and molecular characterization of phosphorus solublizing yeasts, and their use as Biofertilizers, Ph. D., 30 June 2012
    Supervisors : Mohamed Youns Hussein , Fathi Mohamed Salh , Abd-Ellatef Hesham Abd-Ellatef , Hashm Mahmoud Mohamed
    Supervisors : Fathy Mohammed Saleh, Abd El-Latif Hesham, Tharwat Mohammed El-Ameen
    Supervisors : Fathy Mohammed Saleh, Mohamed Younis Hussein, Abd El-Latif Heshem, Hesham Mahmoud Mohamed
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