Rania Mohamed Hassan Baleela
Department of Zoology
University of Khartoum
Education Ph.D. of Infectious and tropical diseases: February, 2010, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), United Kingdom, research emphasis on molecular epidemiology and population structure of Leishmania donovani. Thesis title: “Sudanese Leishmania donovani: Population structure and recombination uncovered by multilocus microsatellite typing (MLMT), multilocus sequence typing (MLST) and DNA quantitation”. High Diploma of Infectious and tropical diseases: February, 2010, LSHTM, UK. M. Sc.: Zoology: 2003. University of Khartoum, Sudan, with research and thesis on haptoglobin, the plasma protein as a marker for susceptibility to acquire infection with Rania Baleela’s CV P a g e 2 of 6 major tropical diseases. B. Sc. Honours, 1st class: June 1999, University of Khartoum, Sudan. Thesis title: “The effect of aqueous extracts and powders of Neem leaflets at different developmental stages on Trogoderma granarium Everts and Tribolium castaneum Herbs.” Teaching experience: 1. Teaching Assistant, Sep. 1999-2005, University of Khartoum (U. of K.): - Preliminary year Zoology practical - Intermediate year invertebrate and vertebrate practical courses - Third year ecology practical course - Fourth year genetics practical courses - Field trips supervision and guidance. 2. Lecturer, 2005-2010, U. of K.: From 2005-Feb. 2006: - Preliminary year Zoology practical - Intermediate year invertebrate and vertebrate practical courses - Third year ecology practical course - Fourth year genetics practical courses - Field trips supervision and guidance. From 2006-2010: - Conducted my Ph. D. studies. 3. Assistant Professor May 2010-present, U. of K.: 3.1 U. of K.: - M. Sc. Molecular Biology course (SZM.2.2), class size 25- 57 students - M. Sc. Molecular Animal Physiology (SZM.2.6), class size 25- 57 students - High diploma Molecular biology, genetics and developmental biology (GEN604), class size 20 students - Undergraduate (3rd Year) General and comparative physiology (ZOO303), class size 57-85 students - Undergraduate (4th Year) molecular genetics course (ZOO405), class size 57-85 students - Undergraduate (5th Year) advanced molecular biology course (ZOO560), class size 10-17 students.
Infectious and tropical diseases Genetics Population genetics Molecular biology Open access & repositories Quality control of higher education Digital content management systems.