Mohamed Fathi | Sustainable Fisheries | Excellence in Research

Assoc Prof Dr Mohamed Fathi: Sustainable Fisheries
Head of Fish Diseases at  National Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries, Egypt

Dr. Mohamed Fathi Ahmed, born on July 6, 1978, in Kafer Saker, Sharkia, Egypt, is an accomplished professional in the field of aquaculture and fish diseases. Currently serving as the Head of the Fish Diseases Department since November 2022 and an Associate Professor since February 2022, he has made significant contributions to the industry. Dr. Ahmed’s journey began with a B.V.Sc from Zagazig University in 2001, followed by an M.V.Sc (Microbiology) in 2007 and a Ph.D. in Microbiology from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in March 2013. His post-doctoral fellowship at the WorldFish Center from June 2014 to July 2016 further enriched his expertise in Aquaculture and Genetic Improvement.

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🎓 Education:
  • B.V.Sc, Zagazig University, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, 2001
  • M.V.Sc (Microbiology), Zagazig University, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, 2007
  • PhD in Microbiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, March 2013
👨‍🔬 Positions:

Head of Fish Diseases Department (from Nov 2022). Associate Professor (from Feb 2022). Researcher at NIOF (Aug 2016 – Feb 2022). Post-doctoral Fellow at WorldFish Center (Jun 2014 – Jul 2016). Researcher at NIOF (2013 – Jun 2014). Aquaculture and Genetic Improvement Researcher at WorldFish (2002 – 2013)

🧪 Expertise and Interests:

Fish Farm Manager and Hatchery Manager at WorldFish. Aquaculture Value Chain and Development. Fish Health Management and Disease Diagnosis. Microbiological and Water Quality Analysis. Computer Skills and Statistical Analysis. Published author with a focus on Aquaculture

🛠️ Training Received:

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) applications in livestock research. Various computer and language courses. Practical considerations in managing integrated aquaculture

🍇 Research Focus:

Mohamed Fathi Mohamed Ahmed’s extensive research portfolio centers on aquatic health and immunology in aquaculture. His work spans diverse topics, including the evaluation of feed additives like Nigella sativa and Allium sativum, the impact of immunostimulants on fish survival, and the characterization of bacteria for probiotic potential. With a keen interest in disease diagnosis and treatment, Mohamed’s research delves into the molecular aspects of pathogens affecting fish, such as Tilapia Lake Virus. His studies contribute significantly to advancing aquaculture practices, emphasizing sustainable development and disease prevention strategies. 🌊👨‍🔬


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Anita Bhatnagar | Sustainable Fisheries

Prof Anita Bhatnagar: Leading Researcher in Sustainable Fisheries
Professor at  Department of Zoology, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, India 136119, India

🎓 Dr. Anita Bhatnagar is a seasoned Professor with 30 years of experience in the fields of Fish, Fisheries, and Aquaculture, specializing in Water Quality. She holds an M.Sc. and a Ph.D. in Zoology from Bhopal University. Her Ph.D. thesis focused on the biology of polluted waters, particularly zooplankton and fishes. 🌐

🐟 Dr. Bhatnagar has an extensive research portfolio, with 160 publications, including 118 research papers in international journals, 20 conference proceedings, and 11 book chapters. She has authored one book and edited a seminar proceedings publication. Her research has earned her an impressive impact factor of 11.88 and 2837 citations on Google Scholar. 🏅

Professional Profiles: 🌱
Education: 👩‍🔬
  • M.Sc. in Zoology, Bhopal University
  • Ph.D. in Zoology, Bhopal University (Thesis: ‘Biology of polluted waters with zooplankton and fishes’)
📊 Citation Metrics:
  • Citations: 2837
  • h-index: 25
  • i-10 index: 51
🏆 Awards and Recognitions:
  • 🌐 ISCA National Young Scientist Award (Indian Science Congress Association, India)
  • 🧪 M.P. Young Scientist Award (M.P. Council of Science and Technology, Bhopal)
  • 🎓 Prof. Narayan Singh Award (Jiwaji University, Gwalior)
  • 🏅 Appreciation Award during 30th All India Congress of Zoology and National Seminar on ‘Advances in Zoology for Sustainable Development’
Research Focus: 🎓

👩‍🔬 Dr. Anita Bhatnagar’s research spans diverse realms, with a primary focus on sustainable aquaculture and environmental conservation. 🐟 Her work delves into the intricate balance of aquatic ecosystems, exploring areas such as probiotics, water quality assessment, and epidermal mucus analysis in fish. 🌿 Notably, her studies on the synergic effects of natural elements like Holy Basil and Ocimum sanctum showcase a commitment to holistic approaches for growth and immunity in aquatic life. 🏞️ Through numerous publications, she contributes significantly to the understanding of aquatic biology, emphasizing the need for environmentally conscious practices in aquaculture.

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