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Sami Mahmoud Al-Bahri

Full professor
Life & Earth Sciences department - Section V - Nabatiyeh
Speciality: Biology
Specific Speciality: Developmental Biology

Positions
2012 - present : Professor

Faculty of sciences, Lebanese University
Lebanon

2009 - 2012 : Associate Professor

Faculty of sciences, Lebanese University
Lebanon

2001 - 2008 : Research Assistant Professor

Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology -ASTAR, National University of Singapore
Singapore

1999 - 2001 : Research Associate

Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, National University of Singapore
Singapore

1990 - 1999 : Research Fellow

Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology
Singapore

Teaching 7 Taught Courses
(2014-2015) BioP 408 - *

M1 Cellular Biology - Physiology

(2014-2015) Biol 321 - Molecular Genetics

BS Earth and life sciences

(2014-2015) Biol 341 - Molecular Genetics Lab

BS Earth and life sciences

(2014-2015) Biol 327 - Molecular Biology

BS Earth and life sciences

(2014-2015) Biol 328 - General Biotechnology

BS Earth and life sciences

(2014-2015) Biol 347 - Molecular Biology Lab

BS Earth and life sciences

(2014-2015) Biol 348 - General Biotechnology Lab

BS Earth and life sciences

Education
1987 - 1990: PhD

University College London
Molecular Biology

1986 - 1987: MSc

University College London
General and Medical Microbiology

1981 - 1985: BSc

Lebanese University
Biology

Publications 19 publications
Bahri, S., Wang S., Conder, R., Choy, J., Vlachos, S., Dong, K., Merino, C., Sigrist, S., Molnar, C., Yang, X., Manser, E. and Harden, N The leading edge during dorsal closure as a model for epithelial plasticity: Pak is required for recruitment of the Scrible complex and septate junction formation 2010

Bahri, S. M., Choy, J.M., Manser, E., Lim, L. and Yang, X The Drosophila homologue of Arf-GAP GIT1, dGIT, is required for proper muscle morphogenesis and guidance during embryogenesis 2009

Jeon, M., Nguyen, H., Bahri, S. and Zinn, K Redundancy and compensation in axon guidance: genetic analysis of the Drosophila Ptp10D/Ptp4E receptor tyrosine phosphatase subfamily 2008

Babu, K., Bahri, S., Alphey, L. and Chia, W Bifocal and PP1 interaction regulates targeting of the R-cell growth-cone in Drosophila 2005

Babu, K., Cai, Y., Bahri, S., Yang, X. and Chia, W Roles of Bifocal, Homer, and F-actin in anchoring Oskar to the posterior cortex of Drosophila oocytes 2004

Kaushik, R., Yu, F., Chia, W., Yang, X. and Bahri, S. Subcellular Localization of LGN During Mitosis: Evidence for Its Cortical Localization in Mitotic Cell Culture Systems and Its Requirement for Normal Cell Cycle Progression 2003

Yu, F., Morin, X., Kaushik, R., Bahri, S., Yang, X. and Chia, W A mouse homologue of Drosophila Pins can asymmetrically localize and substitute for Pins function in Drosophila neuroblasts 2003

Bahri, S.M., Chia, W. and Yang, X The Drosophila homologue of human AF10/AF17 leukemia fusion genes (Dalf) encodes a zinc finger / leucine zipper nuclear protein required in the nervous system for maintaining EVE expression and normal growth 2001

Helps, N., Cohen, P., Bahri, S.M., Chia, W. and Babu, K Interaction with protein phosphatase 1 is essential for bifocal function during the morphogenesis of the Drosophila compound eye 2001

Bahri, S.M., Chia, W. and Yang, X Characterization and mutant analysis of the Drosophila Sema 5C gene 2001

Sun, Q., Bahri, S., Schmid, A., Chia, W., and Zinn, K Receptor tyrosine phosphatases regulate axon guidance across the midline of the Drosophila embryo 2000

Yang, X., Bahri, S.M., Klein, T. and Chia, W Klumpfuss, a putative Drosophila zinc finger transcription factor, acts to differentiate between the identities of two secondary precursor cells within one neuroblast lineage 1997

Bahri, S.M., Yang, X. and Chia, W The Drosophila bifocal gene encodes a novel protein which colocalizes with actin and is necessary for photoreceptor morphogenesis 1997

Dick, T., Bahri, S.M. and Chia, W DPP2C1, a novel member of the protein phosphatase 2C (PP2C) family 1997

Bahri, S.M. and Chia, W DPhK-gamma, a putative Drosophila kinase with homology to the vertebrate phosphorylase kinase gamma subunits: molecular characterization and phenotypic analysis of its loss of function 1994

Bahri, S.M. and Ward, J.M Nucleotide sequence of S. thermoviolaceus CUB74 beta-amylase gene and its transcription analysis in S. lividans 1993

Yang, X., Seow, K.T., Bahri, S.M., Oon, S.H. and Chia, W Two Drosophila Receptor-like Tyrosine Phosphatase Genes Are Expressed in a Subset of Developing Axons and Pioneer Neurons in the Embryonic CNS 1991

Bahri, S.M. and Ward, J.M Cloning and expression of a thermostable beta-amylase gene from Streptomyces thermoviolaceus CUB74 in Escherichia coli JM107 and S. lividans TK24 1990

Bahri, S.M. and Ward, J.M Regulation of a thermostable beta-amylase of Streptomyces thermoviolaceus CUB74: Maltotriose is the smallest inducer 1990

Languages
Arabic

Native or bilingual proficiency

English

Native or bilingual proficiency

French

Limited working proficiency