Professor Ibrahim A. Abeid Taher, B.Sc, M.Sc, Dip-Bact, Ph.D, ARMCCM, is currently the Vice Dean of Postgraduate Research and Studies, and the coordinator of Microbiology Unit at the college of medicine, Aljouf University, KSA. He is a graduate of medical laboratory sciences in 1979. He started his postgraduate training, and research at the faculty of medicine, University of Manchester, U.K in 1982-1986 where he obtained his Masters and Diploma in Medical Microbiology and Virology (Dip-Bact). In 1986 he moved to Glasgow, Scotland where obtained his Ph.D in Microbiology at the college of medicine, Glasgow University. After returning to Libya, he joined the medical school at Al-Arab medical university (University of Benghazi) in 1993 spending 13 years in teaching and research. In 2001, he spent one year at the reference virology laboratory of CHEO, Ottawa-Canada. Later in 2009, he joined the University of Ottawa until 2011. In 2012 he left Ottawa and joined the college of medicine at Aljouf University in Saudi Arabia as a Professor of Medical Microbiology. During this career, Professor Taher has published a number of articles, attended and participated in local and international meetings, workshops, and conferences. He also served as a member of different organizing committees and an editorial board member and reviewerat a number of scientific journals.
Antimicrobial resistance, S. Aureus (MRSA); Infectious diseases; Epidemiology of infectious agents; Virology; host-microbial interactions.