Dr. Fouad El-Shehabi

Assistant Professor

Major: Parasitology

Departemnt: Medical Laboratory Sciences Department

Faculty: Faculty of Allied Medical Sciences



Extention: -



  • Biology 101 (110108105)
  • Parasitology (1801041467)
  • Preparation of solutions and media (1801042328)
  • Bioinformatics (1801042477)
  • Invertebrates (1801041263)
  • Seminar (1801041491)
  • Special topics 2 (130104796)
  • Special topics 1 (130104795)
  • Biology 101 laboratory (1801041103)
  • Special topics (1801042495)
  • Advanced Parasitology (B1117404)
  • Medical Parasitology (A1113403)
  • Research Methodology and Biostatistics (B1117601)
  • Medical terminology (A1161109)


Rank University Country Date
Assistant Professor Hashemite University Jordan 2021
Lecturer Hashemite University Jordan 2018


Degree Institute Specialization Country Date
ماجستير Yarmouk University Immunoparasitology الأردن June / 1996
دكتوراة McGill University Parasitology كندا February / 2010
بكالوريوس Yarmouk University Biology الأردن June / 1990


Job Title Institute Time Period
Academia Hashemite University September / 2018 - September / 2023


  • DNA barcoding
  • Echinococcus granulosus / hydatidosis
  • Molecular Parasitology
  • Protozoa/Protozoology
  • Parasitology


  • El-Shehabi, F., Mansour, B., Bayoumi, W. A., El Bialy, S. A., Elmorsy, M.A., Eisa, H. A., Taman, A (2021) Homology modelling, Molecular dynamics simulation and Docking evaluation of β-tubulin of Schistosoma mansoni. Biophysical Chemistry, 278 (106660), 2021, 1-13
  • Taman, A., El-Bardicy, S., Tadros, M., Ayoub, M., Mansour3, B., El-Shehabi, F., El-Beshbishi S.N. (2020) In vitro efficacy of new synthetic benzimidazole-related compounds against Schistosoma mansoni adult worms Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine, 12 (13), 2020, 566-572
  • El-Shehabi, F., Marcogliese, D., Oliveira, K. (2018) New North American paratenic hosts of Anguillicola crassus and molecularly-inferred source of invasion. Aquatic Invasions, 2, 13, 2018, 231-246


Conference Title Type of Participation Location Date
A molecular survey of anisakid nematodes from marine fishes in Canadian waters. Attendance The 91st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Parasitologists. Edmonton, Alberta. January / 2016
Potential influence of the invasive round goby (Neogobius melanostomus) on the recruitement and dispersal of native mussels Attendance North American Congress of Conservation BiologyAt: Madison, USA January / 2016
De-orphanization of two novel Schistosoma mansoni G-protein coupled receptors (GPCRs), using a yeast expression system. Participate in the organization of Conference American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (57th Annual Meeting), New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Amer. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 79 (6): 219-219. January / 2008
De-orphanization of novel Schistosoma mansoni GPCRs, using a yeast expression system. Participate in the organization of Conference Montreal, Qc, Canada January / 2008
Characterization of Schistosoma mansoni biogenic amine G-protein coupled receptors. Participate in the organization of Conference 6th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society of Zoologists, Montreal, Qc, Canada January / 2007


Title Location Date
The prevalence of Helicobacter pylori in patients with intestinal protozoan infection in Jordan’s central region Hashemite University 2023
Prevalence of medically-important parasites in the fecal and serum samples in human population of central Jordan Hashemite University 2023
Genotoxic effect of alkaloids extracted from aerial parts of Urtica urens L. on mammalian cells and it is antimicrobial activity. Hashemite University 2023
1',3,3',5-Tetramethyl-1,5'-bi-1H-pyrazole improves insulin resistance, oxidative stress and inflammation in HFD/STZ induced diabetic rat Hashemite University 2022
Survey of parasites in the pigeon (Columba livia) in Zarqa, Jordan. Hashemite University 2021
Prevalence of Parasitic infection of the invasive species Common Myna (Acridotheres tristis) in Jordan Hashemite University 2021


Title Location Date
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Visiting Fellowships in Canadian Government Laboratories Program, (Nov 2014- Nov 2017). Canada 2014
T.W.M. Cameron Award for Excellence in Parasitology Montreal-Canada 2010
Alma Mater McGill University Travel Grant McGill U/Canada 2008
Molecular Helminthology: An integrated approach, Keystone Symposium, Copper Mountain. Colorado, USA 2005

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