Dr. Ahmad Khalil received Ph.D. in Cytogenetics from the Ohio State University in 1987. Since 2000 a Professor of Molecular Cytogenetics at Yarmouk University, Irbid, JORDAN. Chaired the Department of Biological Sciences at Yarmouk 2001-2003. Founded the Biotechnology M. Sc. Program at Yarmouk in 2003. In Arabic, authored a book in Radiation Biology, a unit in Molecular Biology, a chapter in Genetics. Wrote 35 single-authored scientific articles of general interest. Published 48 research papers most of them in peer reviewed International Journals like Mutation Research, International Journal of Pharmacognosy, Cancer Detection and Prevention, Human and Experimental Toxicology, Drug Chemistry and Toxicology, Journal of Carcinogenesis, Electromagnetic Biology and Medicine and Toxicon. Research lines for more than 30 years in biotechnology cell culture techniques and their applications in environment, health, agriculture, food, and industry. Developed and expanded expertise in investigating the biology of prostate cancer in collaboration with King Abduallah Hospital at Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST) and King Hussein Cancer Center. Received several awards and fellowships and is active reviewer and member in Editorial Board of several local, regional and International Journals. Participated in more than 40 conferences, training courses and workshops world-wide.
Primary Affiliation: Yarmouk University - Irbid , Jordan