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M.Sc and PhD from Queens University and University of Ulster (United Kingdome) in medical and molecular genetics . Research fellow at the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (United Nation, UNEDO) , Trieste, Italy (1989) . Research fellow at the Italian National Research Centre (CNR) and at the Instituto Superiora Di Sanita in Rome (1990) . Visiting Professor at the University of Ulster and Centre for Molecular Biosciences of Great Britain (2005) . Honorary Appointing visiting Professor at the school of Biomedical Science, University of Ulster (2006-2010) . Deputy president of the University of Kufa (1991-2001) and President of the University of Kufa since 2011.
1- DNA Repair

2- Genetics and cytogenetics of male infertility

3- Genetics and Cytogenetics of mental retardation

4- Molecular biology of Aging / Ageing of the eye lens

5- Nanotechnology

6- Molecular Genetics of Cancer

7- Tissue Culture

1- Medical Genetics

2- Molecular Genetics

3- Human Cytogenetics

4- Medical Nanotechnology

5- Tissue Culture and Biotechnology

1- Al-Kashwan Tha. Houshmand, M.; Al-Janabi A, MelConian AK, Al-Abbasi D., Al-Musawi MM., Rostami, M. and Yasseen, AA. : Specific-Mutational pattern of P53 gene in bladder transitional cell carcinoma among a group of Iraqi patients exposed to war environmental hazards .( 2012) BMC Research Notes , 5: 466

2- Al-Mumen, MM., Al-Janabi, AA., Jumaa, AS, Al-Toriahi, KM, Yasseen, AA : Exposure to depleted uranium does not alter the co-expression of HER-2/neu and P53 in breast cancer patients . (2011) BMC Research Notes ,4:87

3- Hashim, A., Al-Janabi, A.A., Mahdi, L.H., Kaswer, M.A. and Yasseen A.A.: Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) receptor expression correlates with histologic grade and stage of colorectal cancer .(2010) Libyan Journal of Medicine , 5: 5059-doi:10.3402/LJM.V5I0.5059

4- Pierscionek, B.K; Keenan, J, Yasseen, A.A ; Colhoun, L.M , Li, Y.B; Schachar, R.A and Chen, W. : CeO2 Nanoparticles have no detrimental effect on eye lens proteins . ( 2010 ) Current Analytical Chemistry , 6(2) : 172-176

5- Pierscionek, BK , Li, Y, Yasseen, AA ; Colhoun, LM, Schachar, RA and Chen, W : Nanoceria have no genotoxic effect on human lens epithelial cells . ( 2010 ) Nanotechnology 21(3) : 1-8 doi:10.1088/0967-448/21/3/035102

6- Al-Abbassi, D.S., Al-Janabi, A.A, Al-Toriahi, K.M , Jabor, Th and Yasseen, A.A. : Expression of VEGF in urinary bladder transitional cell carcinoma in an Iraqi population subjected to depleted Uranium .(2009) Applied immunohistochemistry and molecular morphology ,17 (4): 307-311

7- Al-Dujaily, E.A., Al-Janabi, A.A., Pierscionek, T and Yasseen, A.A.: High prevalence of HER-2/neu overexpression in female breast cancer among an Iraqi population exposed to depleted Uranium .(2008) Journal of Carcinogenesis 7: 8 . www.carcinogenesis.com/content/7/1/8

8- Al-Harris, E.S, Al-Janabi, A.A., Al-Toriahi, K.M. and Yasseen, A.A. : Over-Expression of vascular endothelial growth factor in correlation to Ki-67, grade, stage of breast cancer . (2008) Saudi Med. J. 29(8):477-482.

9- Yasseen, A.A., and Al-Khafaji, S.M.: The role of Y chromosome C-band size polymorphism in male infertility with a reference to their effect on the total length of the chromosome. (2004 ) Saudi Medical Journal, 25(4), 452-455

10 - Yasseen, A.A., and Al-Khafaji, S.M.: Specific chromosomal satellite association among infertile male patients. (2004) Saudi Medical Journal , 25(10),1527-1629

11- Yasseen, A.A., and Al-Khafaji, S.: The significant of autosomal C-band polymorphism in male infertility. (2002) Saudi Medical Journal, Vol.23 (12), 1473-1477

12- Yasseen, A.A. : Total cellular ribose nucleic acid analysis of multi-drug resistant cancer cells. (2002). Saudi Medical Journal, Vol.23 (10), 1206-1209

13- Yasseen, A.A., and Aunuize, A.: High frequency of satellite association in metaphase of infertile male patients. (2002) Saudi Medical Journal, Vol.23 (4), 427-431 .

14- Yasseen, A.A., and Al-Musawi, T.: Metaphase acrocentric association in mentally retarded patients. (2001) . Neuroscience, Vol.6 (3), 26-30

15- Yasseen, A.A., and Al-Musawi, T.: Cytogenetic study in severely mentally retarded patients. (2001) Saudi Medical Journal, Vol.22 (5), 444-449

16- Yasseen, A.A., Aunuize, A. and Al-Musawi, M.N.: Chromosome studies in male patients suffering from infertility. (2001) Saudi Medical Journal, Vol.22 (3), 223-226

17- Yasseen, A.A., Aunuize, A. and Al-Musawi, M.N.: Cytogenetic studies in male patients suffering from infertility. (2001) Middle East Fertility Society J. Vol.5, suppl.2, and pp.54

18- Yasseen, A.A., Aunuize, A. and Al-Musawi, M.N.: Satellite association in metaphases of infertile male patients. (2001) Middle East Fertility Society J. Vol.5, suppl.2, and pp.53

19- Dupus, M.L., Ramoni, C., Yasseen, A.A., Samoggia, P., Tombesi, M., Caserta, M.) : and Cianfriglia, M.: The over-expression of P-glycoprotein in K562 and DAUDI cells is associated with a high susceptibility to NK and LAK cells. (1991 J. Biol. Regul. Homeost. Agents, 5, 137-141

20 - Cianfriglia, M, Yasseen, A.A., Tombesi, M., Samoggia, P., Barace, S. and Caserta, M.: Expression of lymphocytes homing receptors gene is lost in multi-drug resistant variants of human T-lymphoblastoid CCRF-CEM cells. (1991) International Journal of Cancer, 49, 1-4

21-Ridha, M.T., Yasseen, A.A., Muhsen, S.A., Fahad, R.S., Karim, K.A and Asar, M.A.: A technique for cryopreservation of human and camel preovulatory oocytes. (1986) Theriogenology, 25,No.1, pp..188

22- McKenna, P.G., Yasseen, A.A., and McKelvey, V.G.: Evidence for indirect involvement of thymidine kinase in excision repair processes in mouse cell lines. (1985) Somatic cells & Molecular Genetics, 11,239-246

23- McKenna, P.G. and Yasseen, A.A.: Hypersensitivity of thymidine kinase deficient) Friend leukaemia cells to the induction of cytogenetic aberrations by mitomycin C. (1985 ) Leukaemia Research, 9,No.4,501-506

24- McKenna, P.G. and Yasseen, A.A: Induction of sister chromatid exchanges (SCEs) by mutagenic agents in two malignant cell lines. (1983) J. Clinical Haematology & Oncology, 13,No.1,1-8

25 - Yasseen, A.A and McKenna, P.G.: Cytogenetic evidence hemizygosity at the thymidine kinase locus in p388 lymphoma cells. (1983) Experientia, 39,532-534

26- Yasseen, A.A. and McKenna, P.G.: Increased sensitivity to the induction of \cytogenetic aberrations by mitomycin C in thymidine kinase deficient Friend leukaemia cells. (1983) Heredity, 50,207-208

27- Yasseen, A.A. and McKenna, P.G.: Variation of nucleolar organizer regions and Chromosome instability in cultured mammalian cell lines. (1983) Biology of the cells,45,no.2, pp. 174.

28- Yasseen, A.A. and McKenna, P.G.:Mutagen sensitivity in thymidine kinase deficient mouse lymphoma cells. (1982) Heredity, 49,No.1, 139

29 - McKenna, P.G., Hickey, Yasseen A.A. and I: A cytogenetic study of clone 707 Friend erythroleukaemia cells and a thymidine kinase deficient sub-clone. 1982 . J. Clinical Haematology & Oncology, 12,No.2, 77-87

30- McKenna, P.G. and Yasseen, A.A.: Increased sensitivity to cells killing and mutagenesis in thymidine kinase deficient sub-clone of a Friend leukaemia cell lines. (1982) Genetical Research (Cambridge) 40,No.2, 207-212

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