Dia-Eldin Ahmed Elnaiem, Ph.D.

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    Professor 
    Department of Natural Sciences 
    Email:  daelnaiem@umes.edu
    Phone: (410) 651-6031

     

    Education:

    • Ph.D. in Medical Entomology, University of Liverpool, UK.
    • M.Sc. in Medical Entomology, University of Khartoum, Sudan.
    • B.Sc. in Zoology, University of Khartoum, Sudan.

    Research:

    • Defined Leishmania Antigen, plus Adjuvant protects against the Virulence of L. major Transmitted by its Natural Vector Phlebotomus duboscqui.
    • The role Palmyera palm tree and sand fly distribution in Northeastern India.
    • Infection parameters in the sand fly vector that predict transmission of Leishmania major.
    • A possible role for Phlebotomus rodhani in transmission of Leishmania donovani.

    Professional Experience:

    • Professor of Applied Zoology, Department of Natural Science, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, 2013 to present.
    • Associate Professor of Applied Zoology, Department of Natural Science, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, January 2010 – 2013.
    • ORAU Research Specialist, National Institutes of Health, 2006 – 2010.
    • Laboratory Director of Sacramento – Yolo counties mosquito and Vector Control District, 2005 – 2006.
    • Postgraduate Researcher, Department of Entomology, UC – Davis, 2002 – 2005.
    • Visiting Scientist at Vector genetics Laboratory, University of Texas Medical Branch, July 2002.
    • Tenured Faculty, Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, University of Khartoum, Sudan, 1992 – 2001.
    • Senior Scholar, UK , 1987 – 1991
    • Teaching Assistant, Department of Zoology, University of Khartoum, Sudan, 1984 –
    • 1987.