Mohammad Refaat Khattab
Mohammad earned his BVSc from Cairo University,
Egypt, and was hired as an Instructor for Veterinary Internal
Medicine. He then received his MVSc in Large Animal Internal
Medicine and his PhD in Small Animal Internal Medicine from the
same University where he is serving as Assistant Professor.
Mohammad joined Gastrointestinal Laboratory,
Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, in January of
2016. At Texas A&M, he began research on the gut microbiome
with an emphasis on the immunological and metabolic interactions
between host and gut microbiota.
During his tenure at A&M, he has also
developed a state-of-the-art flow cytometry protocol for the
identification of fecal microbiota and estimation of IgA coated
microbiota, as well as a novel protocol for discriminating
microbiota based on viability.
Mohammad has 20 years of experience in the
pharmaceutical industry, and a profound intercultural
experience; the countries in which he has worked and visited
include Greece, Turkey, Spain, Netherlands, Russia, Tunisia, Czech
Republic, India, Ukraine, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Jordan, Oman, Yemen,
Sudan, Libya, Thailand, Malaysia, Germany, the UK, France and the
Today, Mohammad is serving as an Assistant
Research Scientist at the GI lab, He lives in College Station, TX –
US, with his wife, daughter, and son.
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