Mohamed Fakhr

Mohamed Fakhr

Assistant ProfessorOH 330C

Education and Degrees Earned

  • Ph.D. Microbiology, Cell, and Molecular Biology, Oklahoma State University, 2002
  • M.S. Microbiology, Zagazig University, Egypt, 1993
  • B.S. Botany, Zagazig University, Egypt, 1987

Previous Teaching Experience

  • Research Assistant Professor, North Dakota State University, 2006-2008

Previous Relevant Work Experience

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, North Dakota State University, 2002-2006

Courses Taught at TU

  • Environmental Microbiology (BIOL 4023)
  • Fundamentals of Microbiology (BIOL 3084)
  • Plagues and Pestilence (BIOL 1053)


  • Nde, C. W., M. K. Fakhr, and C. M. Louge (2007) Comparison of conventional culture, PCR (invA), and the real-time PCR iQ-CheckTM kit as detection tools for Salmonella in naturally contaminated pre-market and retail turkey parts. Journal of Food Protection.

  • Fakhr, M. K. and C. M. Louge (2007) Sequence variation in the outer membrane Protein encoding gene cmeC, Confering Multidrug Resistance among Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli strains isolated from different hosts. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 45: 3381-3383.