Dr. Haiam Morsy Aboul-Ela

Marine Biotechnology and Natural Products Lab.

National Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries,





2013 Ph.D., Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science. Alexandria University, Egypt

2008 M.Sc., Department of Biotechnology, IGSR. Alexandria University, Egypt

1999 PGD, Department of Biotechnology, IGSR. Alexandria University, Egypt

1996 B.Sc., Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science. Alexandria University, Egypt

Publications (Selected)

  1. M. S. M. Abd El Hafez, R. G. ElKomy, H. Saleh and Haiam M. Aboul-Ela. Extracts of the green algae Ulva prolifera possess antioxidant and antibacterial activities in vitro. Egyption Journal of Aquatic Biology and Fisheries. 24(4):267-280, 2020.
  2. Haiam M. Aboul-Ela, Reham G. ElKomy, Hosam Saleh and Mohamed S. Abd. ElHafez. Phylogenetic Characterization Based on Mitochondrial cox1 Gene Analysis, Nutritional Value, Antibacterial and Antioxidant Potential of the Red Alga Hypnea cornuta. (Submitted manuscript), 2020.
  3. Haiam M. Aboul-Ela, Nashwa F. A. Azzam, Mohamed A. Shreadah and Michelle Kelly. Antimicrobial activities of five bacterial isolates associated with two Red Sea Sponges and their potential against multidrug resistant bacterial pathogens. Journal of Aquatic Research and Fisheries. 23(4): 551–561, 2019.
  4. Haiam M. Aboul-Ela, Aida El-Shahat Farag, Ahmed S. Shehata and Mamdouh. Saad. Isolation, Antimicrobial and Cytotoxic Activity of Bioactive Secondary Metabolites from Marine Sponge Associated Bacteria. Nat. Sci. 17(x)-2019 (In press).
  5. Shreadah MA, Abdel Monem MA, Yakout GA, Aboul Ela HM. Sponge-Associated Bacteria: Isolation, Phylogenetic Analysis and Biotechnological Potential. Biomed J Sci & Tech Res 15(2)-2019.
  6. Mohamed A Shreadah, Nihad M Abdel M, Galila A Yakout, Haiam M Aboul Ela. Bacteria from Marine Sponges: A Source of Biologically Active Compounds. Biomed J Sci&Tech Res 10(5)-2018.
  7. Abou Gabal, Ashgan; El-Sayed, Heba; Aboul-Ela, Haiam; Khaled, Ahmed; Khaled, Asmaa and Shalaby, Ola. Optimization of Spirulina platensis Biomass and evaluation of its protective effect against chromosomal aberrations of bone marrow cells. Fisheries and Aquaculture Journal. 10(1): 260. 2018.
  8. Mohamed A Shreadah, Nihad M Abdel Monem, Galila A Yakout and Haiam M Aboul Ela. Isolation, Phylogenetic Analysis of the Microbial Community Associated with the Red Sea Sponge Ircinia Echinata and Biological Evaluation of their Secondary Metabolites. Biomedical Journal of Scientific and Technical Research, 12 (2): 9064-9082. 2018. DOI: 10.26717/ BJSTR.2018.12.002218.
  9. N. G. Shams El-Din and H. M. Aboul-Ela, The New Record of Grateloupia doryphora (Halymeniaceae, Rodophyta) Alga in the Egyptian Mediterranean Sea Recognized by Morphological and Molecular Integrative Approach. Plant Cell Biotechnology and Molecular Biology 18(7&8): 432-449; 2017.
  10. AbdelMonein, N.M., Yacout, G.A., Aboul-Ela, H.M. and Shreadah, M.A. Hepatoprotective Activity of Chitosan Nanocarriers Loaded with the Ethyl Acetate Extract of a Stenotrophomonas sp. Bacteria Associated with the Red Sea Sponge Amphimedon ochracea in CCl4 Induced Hepatotoxicty in Rats. Advances in Bioscience and Biotechnology, 8, 27-50. 2017.
  11. Eman M. Aly, Haiam M. Aboul-Ela, Mervat A. Ali. The influence of various toxic effects on the cornea and lens induced by carbon tetrachloride in mice and the antioxidant effects of Spirulina platensis, Indian Journal of Science and Technology, Vol 9 (35). 2016.
  12. Zeweil H.; Abaza, I. M.; Zahran, S. M.; Ahmed, M. H., Haiam M. Aboul-Ela and Asmaa, A. S. Effect of Spirulina platensis as dietary Supplement on Some Biological Traits for Chickens under Heat Stress Condition. Asian Journal of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 6(56), 2016, 8-12.
  13. Ashgan A. AbouGabal, Haiam M. Aboul-Ela, Eman M. Ali, Ahemd E.M. khaled, Ola Kh. Shalaby. Hepatoprotective, DNA Damage Prevention and Antioxidant Potential of Spirulina platensis on CCl4-Induced hepatotoxicity in Mice. American Journal of Biomedical Research. Vol. 3, No. 2, 2015, pp 29-34.
  14. Ashgan A. Abou Gabal, Haiam M. Aboul-Ela, Ahemd E.M khaled, Ola Kh. Shalaby. Effect of Spirulina platensis Food Supplement on Blood Morphological Parameters on Swiss Albino Male Mice. Current Science International. Vol. 4, No. 2, 2015, pp 184-187.
  15. Haiam M. Aboul-Ela, Mohamed A. Shreadah, Nihad M. Abdelmoneim, Galila A. Yakout and Rob van Soest. Isolation, Cytotoxic Activity and Phylogenetic Analysis of Bacillus Sp. Bacteria Associated with the Red Sea Sponge Amphimedon ochracea. Advances in Bioscience and Biotechnology, 2012, Vol. (3), P: 815-823.
  16. Haiam M. Aboul-Ela. Marine sponges: A potent source of anticancer metabolites. A poster presented in The First Annual Meeting of The Middle-Eastern Association for Cancer Research (MEACR): Cancer Research from Bench to Clinic. 27 -29 Dec. 2011. TANTA UNIVERSITY, TANTA, EGYPT.
  17. Haiam M. Aboul-Ela. Bioactive Compounds from the Phylum Porefira (Marine Sponges)-A Review. An Abstract presented in The 2nd International Workshop on "Industrial Biotechnology". Conference Center-Cairo, Egypt. 20-21 July 2011. pp 70.

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