Professor Adnan S Jaran is an Associate professor of Microbiology and Molecular Biology at Al Al-Bayt University, Mafraq Jordan. He obtained his B.Sc in Medical Technology from Yarmouk University, Jordan and M.Sc in Microbiology and Immunology from the University of Manchester, United Kingdom and Ph.D in Microbiology and Molecular biology from the University of Manchester, United Kingdom in 1995. He worked as research scientist at the Royal infirmary hospital in Manchester for two years, then moved to Jordan and worked as a lecturer and researcher at the Jordan University for Science and Technology for one year before moving to Al Al-Bayt University. He spent four years teaching and researching at the college of Medicine /Al Imam Mohammed ibn Saud Islamic University in Saudi Arabia (2010 -2014).
In the past 17 years, he has engaged in research in the fields of Plasmid isolation, antibiotic resistance and isolation and characterization of genes conferring resistancein both gram positive and gram negative bacteria and Antioxidant and Antimicrobial effects of different extracts of medicinal and traditional local and regionalplants.
Isolation and molecular characterization of antibiotic resistance genes; Antimicrobial and antioxidant effect of plant extracts; Diagnosis of pathogenic bacteria, parasites, fungi and viruses.