Name: Ali Abid

Country: Iraq


Kerbala University.

Phone no: +447909242077

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School of Biomedical and Biological Sciences University of Plymouth UK
Kerbala University.

Research Interests:

  • PCR,qPCR and nested PCR
  • Denaturation gradient gel electrophoresis (DGGE)
  • Cloning
  • Fluorescent in situ hybridization fish (FISH) 
  • microbiota.



  • A graduated of secondary high school in 1984 from Kabala secondary/Kabala city /Iraq.
  • A graduated from the College of science, Mosul university/Iraq in 30/6/ 1988. With a bachelor degree in Microbiology.
  • A M.Sc. degree from AL -Mustansiriyah University in Microbiology in 18/7/ 2005.
  • A PhD degree from Plymouth University/ UK in industrial Microbiology in 31/7/2014.

Positions hold

  • M.Sc. Lecturer, College of science, Kabala University -2005. 
  • Ph.D. Lecturer, College of science, Kabala University -2014.


  • Postgraduate society (PG). 
  • Society for applied microbiology (sfam).
  • European aquaculture society.


  1. Alhisnawi, Ali Atia 2009. Effect of some physiochemical characteristics upon on the presence of bacterial indicators in Al-Hussainia River water. Journal of Kerbala university, pp 45-55.
  2. Standen B. and Abid A., 2011. Evaluation of probiotic bacteria in tilapia production. International Aqua Feed 14, pp 14.
  3. Abid, A., Davies, S., Waines, P., Emery, M., Castex, M., Gioacchini, G., Carnevali, O., Bickerdike, R., Romero, J., Merrifield, D., 2013. Dietary synbiotic application modulates Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) intestinal microbial communities and intestinal immunity. Fish & Shellfish Immunology 35, 1948-1956.
  4. Al- Hisnawi, A., Ringø E., Davies S. J., Waines P., Bradley G., & Merrifield D. L., 2015. First report on the autochthonous gut microbiota of brown trout (Salmo trutta Linnuaues). Aquaculture Research, 46, 2962–2971.
  5. Influence of aquatic environment on microbiota of Liopropoma Santi fish in a local river in Iraq 2016. Karbala International Journal of Modern Science, 2, 41-45.
  6. Ali Al-Hisnawi, 2017. Evaluation of Efficiency of Some Plant Extracts Against Two Bacterial Pathogens. Al-Baher journal. in press.
  7. Al- Hisnawi, A., Rawling M. D., Davies S. J., Castex M., Bradley G., Waines P., Liu W. S., Zhou Z., Gioacchini G., Carnevali O., & Merrifield D. L. Dietary probiotic Pediococcus acidilactici modulates the intestinal microbiota and stimulates intestinal immunity in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Fish &selfish immunology, in press.
  8. Al- Hisnawi, A., Seasonal variation of microbiota in Acanthopagrus latus live in both salt and fresh water. In preparation.
  9. Effect of Pediococcus acidilactici as probiotic on microbiota, growth performance, haematological parameters and serum biochemical parameters of common carp (Cyprinus carpio). In preparation.