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Ahmad Najeeb Kobaissi

Full professor
Life & Earth Sciences department - Section I - Hadath
Life & Earth Sciences chief of department
Speciality: Biology
Specific Speciality: Plant biotechnology and Plant Breeding
Interests: Music - Restaurant TV
Skills: Cooking - Team leader

Teaching 8 Taught Courses
(2014-2015) BioV 440 - Plant Biotechnology

M1 Plant Science and Environment

(2014-2015) APLB 580 - Master thesis

M2 Applied Plant Biotechnology

(2014-2015) Biol 114 - Organization of the plant living world and environment

BS Earth and life sciences

(2014-2015) BIOV 408 - Pedology

M1 Plant Biology and Environment

(2014-2015) BioV 434 - Plant breeding

M1 Plant Science and Environment

(2014-2015) GEOL 325 - Training

BS Petroleum Geology

(2014-2015) PHTE 580 - Training

M2 Phyto-ecology : Resources, Security and Applications

(2014-2015) Biol 320 - Vegetal Physiology

BS Earth and life sciences

Education
1997 - 2001: Ph.D. in Plant Biotechnology.

Institut National Polytechniques de Lorraine INPL. Nancy - France.
Laboratory of plant breeding and biotechnology.

1996 - 1997: Master « Diplôme d’Etudes Approfondies DEA». Biotechnology and Food Industries.

ENSAIA - Institut National Polytechniques de Lorraine INPL. Nancy - France.
Plant Biotechnology

1991 - 1992: 5th year of agricultural engineering

Institut National Agronomique, Paris-Grignon (INA-PG). Paris - France.
Agiculture

1987 - 1992: Diploma of Agricultural Engineering

Faculty of Agricultural Sciences - Lebanese University (FAS-UL). Beirut - Lebanon.
Agricultural Engineering

Publications 13 publications
Sayed-ahmad B., Hijazi A., Kazan H. F., Rammal H., Kobeissy A., Badran B., Saad Z. - Extraction, phytochemical screening, chemical quantification and identification of bioactive compounds from Lebanese Urtica dioica. Am. J. PharmTech Res. 4(2). 2014

Shehadi M., Lakkis G., Hamze K., Abou Hamdan H., Kobaissi A. - Molecular and Physiological Characterization of Local Lebanese Barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) Genotypes. Inetrnation Journal of Scientific and Technology Research. Volume 3, Issue 4, 216–222. 2014

Zeidan S., Hijazi A., Rammal H., Kobaissi A., Badran B. - Extraction of Phenolic Compounds from Eryngiumcreticum L. by Conventional and Non-Conventional Extraction Techniques. World Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Volume 3, Issue 7, 1889-1898. 2014

Rammal H., Farhan H., Hijazi A., Bassal A., Kobeissy A., Badran B. - Phytochemical screening and antioxidant activity of Centrantus longiflorus L. Journal of Natural Product and Plant Resources. 3(3): 29-36. 2013

Rammal H., Farhan H., Mohsen H., Hijazi A., Kobeissy A., Daher A., Badran B. - Antioxidant, cytotoxic properties and phytochemical screening of two Lebanese medicinal plants. International Research Joutnal of Pharmacy. 4(5):132-136. 2013

Kobaissi A., Al-Souki K., Kanbar H., Kanso A. - Further curing of Lebanese compost: improving quality and stability”. International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research. Volume 2, issue 5, 199-209. 2013

Kobaissi A., Kanso A., Kanbar H. Kazpard V. - Effects of soil compaction and irrigation rate on morphological and physiological performance of corn (Zea mays L.) growth. Eurasian Journal of Soil Science. 2(2) : 114-121 2013

Berberi A., Tehini G., Tabaja Z., Kobaissi A., Hamze K., Rifai K., Ezzedine M., Badran B., Chokr A. - Determination of Inner Implant’s Volumes: A Pilot Study for Microleakage Quantification by Stereomicroscopy and Spectrophotometry. J Contemp Dent Pract 2013; 14 (6):1122-1130. 2013

Awada F., Kobaissi A., Chokr A., Hamze K., Hayar H., Mourtada A. - Factors affecting quantitative and qualitative variation of thyme (Origanum syriacum L.) essential oil in Lebanon. Advances in Environmental Biology. 6(4): 1509-1514. 2012

Ismaïl H., Abou-Hamdan H, Koubayssi A. , Haury J., Khalaf G. Cazaubon A. - Investigation on macrophyte development in Litani River (Lebanon) subjected to human disturbances. Ecologia Mediterranea. 35: 31-39. 2008

Mansouri S., Kobaissi A., Nziengui H., Fakiri M., Shekafandeh A., SIBI M. - In vitro gynogenesis in some varieties of durum wheat of Maghreb and Middle East (Triticum durum L) as a tool for regenerating plants from salt tolerant callus lines. Geo-Eco-Trop. 29: 77-88. 2005

Machlab H., Akl M., Kobaissi A. - In vitro screening of high yielding genotypes for tolerance to salinity. Lebanese Science Journal. 4(1): 15-23. 2003

Sibi M., Kobaissi A., Shekafandeh A. - Green haploid plant from unpollinated ovary culture in tetraploid wheat (Triticum durum Defs.). Euphytica. 122: 351-359. 2001

Supervision 16 Supervised Students
Co-cropping of Alyssum murale and Medicago sativa: an agricultural strategy to enhance phytoextraction

Ali Abbass Moussawi
Master M2 Thesis: Phyto-ecology : Resources, Security and Applications in 2015

Thymoquinone Enhances Cell Death Effects of As/INF in Adult T-Cell Leukemia

Zeina Salah Habli
Master M2 Thesis: Applied Plant Biotechnology in 2016

Temporal and spatial variations of precipitation in Lebanon and the surrounding area

Alaa Ali Mansour
Master M2 Thesis: Phyto-ecology : Resources, Security and Applications in 2016

Species richness and diversity of benthic diatom communities in Ras El Ain (coastal stream of south Lebanon)

Hanan Mohammad Kdouh
Master M2 Thesis: Phyto-ecology : Resources, Security and Applications in 2017

Effets de l’hypoxie racinaire sur la croissance et le métabolisme chez les plantes de Medicago sativa

Houssein Ali Jaber
Master M2 Thesis: Phyto-ecology : Resources, Security and Applications in 2016

Etude de l'aptitude à la régénération in vitro du safran (Crocus sativus)

Maria Georges Zabboughy
Master M2 Thesis: Applied Plant Biotechnology in 2016

Effect of salt and boron stress on stem and root xylem histology of monocot and dicot plant

Nejma Fawzi Abou Yassin
Master M2 Thesis: Applied Plant Biotechnology in 2016

Potential of endophytic bacteria PGPE on the physiological traits of Noccaea caerulescens under drought conditions

Mohammad Ali Wazne
Master M2 Thesis: Applied Plant Biotechnology in 2016

Physiological variation in Arabidopsis Thaliana under different concentrations of Salicylic Acid among developmental stages.

Dana Sleiman Daou
Master M2 Thesis: Applied Plant Biotechnology in 2017

Comparative Study of Two Anionic Porphyrins in Tobacco Bright Yellow-2 Cells: An Examination of Cell Wall-Porphyrin Interaction

Mohammad yehia Muhieddine
Master M2 Thesis: Applied Plant Biotechnology in 2016

phytomine des éléments traces stratégiques des sites contaminés

Ali Kanso
Ph.D. Co-director: EDST - Université Libanaise et ENSAIA - Université de Lorraine

Agromine associant plantes hyperaccumulatrice et légumineuse, comme service écosystémique des sols pollués en nickel

Ramez Saad
Ph.D. Co-director: EDST - Université Libanaise et ENSAIA - Université de Lorraine

Plant-rhizosphere interactions within the framework of the ecological intensification of agriculture

Abdelrahman Al Ahmad
Ph.D. Co-director: Université Libanaise et Université de Picardie Jules Verne UPJV

Analysis of natural variation for secondary metabolites in Arabidopsis and related plants using molecular and quantitative genetics

Mostafa Shehadi
Ph.D. Co-director: EDST - Université Libanaise et Université Paris Sud XI

Invasion dynamics of tree species in temperate forests: investigating C and N metabolisms

Sabrina Chouman
Ph.D. Co-director: Université Libanaise et Université de Picardie Jules Verne UPJV

Les apports des métaux traces par les engrais chimiques phosphates aux sols libabais: investigation sur leur devenir et leur transfert

Valerie Kazzi
Ph.D. Co-director: EDST - Université Libanaise et Université Paul Sabatier - Toulouse III

Languages
Arabic

Native or bilingual proficiency

English

Professional working proficiency

French

Full professional proficiency