Marmar Abdel Rahman El Siddig


Dr Marmar Abdel Rahman El Siddig

I am a graduate of the University of Khartoum and because I have obtained the highest performance average in the fifth year and being the top of the class, I have been awarded the B.Sc. honors degree with the University Prize for the Best Student at the Fifth Level as well as theMinister of Higher Education’s Prize for Best Students in Natural Sciences in 2000.

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My research

I am a member of the research groups:

 • Agrobacterium-mediated Plant Genetic Transformation.
• Salmonella & Brucella: Surveillance and Multi-drug Resistance.
• Production of bacterial biologically important compounds.
• Application of Molecular markers for assessment of genetic diversity in crop plants.
• Soil & Plant Microbiome

 

I am a member of the following orgainzations:

1. Natural Products Research Organization (General Secretary), 2013 – to date. 2. American Society of Agronomy (ASA), 2012 – to 2013.
3. Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), 2012 – to 2013.
4. Soil Science Society of America (SSSA), 2012 – to 2013.
5. International Association of Plant Biotechnology (IAPB), 2012 – to date.
6. Arab Association for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, 2011 – to date. 7. International Society for Biosafety Research (ISBR), 2010 – to 2012.
8. African Crop Science Society (ACSS), 2009 – to date.
9. American Association for Microbiology (ASM), 2017.
10. Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) – 2017.

 

List of my publications:

1. Adil A. El Hussein, Halima S. Mohy-Eldin, Mayha M. M. Nor Elmadiena and Marmar A. El Siddig (2012). Prevalence, Detection and Antimicrobial Resistance Pattern of Salmonella in Sudan. In: Salmonella - Distribution, Adaptation, Control Measures and Molecular Technologies, B.A. Annous and J.B. Gurtler (eds.), InTech, pp. 51-80. ISBN: 978-953-51-0661-6.

2. El Siddig, M.A., El Hussein, A.A., Siddig, M.A., Elballa, M.M. and Saker, M.M. (2009). Agrobacterium-mediated Transformation and in vitro Regeneration of of Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) Plants cv. CastleRock. Journal of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, 7 (1): 11-17.

3. Heyam S. Mohammed, Stefania Zicca, Ariana Manglli, Moawia E. Mohamed, Marmar A. El Siddig, Adil A. El Hussein and Laura Tomassoli (2013). Occurrence and Phylogenetic Analysis of Potyviruses, Carlaviruses and Allexiviruses in Garlic in Sudan. Journal of Phytopathology 161(9): 642-650.

4. Marmar A. El Siddig, Stephen Baenziger, Ismail Dweikat and Adil A. El Hussein (2013). Preliminary Screening for Water Stress Tolerance and Genetic Diversity in Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) Cultivars from Sudan. Journal of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, 11 (2): 87-94.

5. H. S. Mohammed, S. Zicca, A. Manglli, M. E. Mohamed, M. A. El Siddig, L. Tomassoli and A. A. El Hussein (2014). Identification and Phylogenetic Analysis of Common Pumpkin Viruses in Sudan. Journal of Plant Pathology. 96 (1): 77-84.

6. Adil A. El Hussein, Randa H. Elsalahi, Awad G. Osman, Ashraf M. Sherif, Marmar A. El Siddig (2014). Isolation and 16S rRNA-based Identification of Benomyl-Degrading Bacteria. British Biotechnology Journal. 4(6): 670-683.

7. Adil A. El Hussein, Rihab I.M. Elhassan and Marmar A. El Siddig (2014). Isolation and Identification of Streptomyces rochei Strain Active against Phytopathogenic Fungi. British Microbiology Research Journal. 4(10): 1057-1068.

8. Badr Eldin A. E. Saeed, Marmar A. El Siddig, Aisha Ohag Osman and Adil A. El Hussein (2014). Development of Regeneration and Transformation Protocol for Local Sudan’s wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) Cultivars. Global Advanced Research Journal of Biotechnology, 3(1): 30-40.

9. Elhadi A. I. Elkhalil, Fatima Y. Gaffar, Marmar A. El Siddig, Huda A. H. Osman (2015). Isolation and Molecular Characterization of Cellulolytic Bacillus Isolates from Soil and Compost. American Journal of Microbiological Research 3(2): 55-58.

10. Muna E. Ahmed and Marmar A. El Siddig (2015). Serotyping of Salmonella enterica Isolated from Broiler Chicks in an Outbreak in Sudan. Global Journal of Science Frontier Research 15(5): 29-33.

11. H. Mohammed, M. A. El Siddig, A. A. El Hussein, F. A. Ibrahim, J. Navas-Castillo and E. Fiallo-Olivé (2017). First report of Sweet potato leaf curl virus infecting sweet potato in Sudan. Plant Disease 101(5): 849.

12. H. Mohammed, M. A. El Siddig, A. A. El Hussein, J. Navas-Castillo and E. Fiallo-Olivé (2017). First report of Datura innoxia as a natural host of Watermelon chlorotic stunt virus in Sudan. Plant Disease 101(7): 1334.

13. Nafisa S. A. Ahmed, Shaza G. Mohammed, Adil A. El Hussein and Marmar A. El Siddig (2017). Optimization of Conditions for Protease Production from Aspergillus niger under Solid State Fermentation. Global Advanced Research Journal of Microbiology 6(4): 21-29.

14. N. Fadl Almoulah, Y. Voynikov, R. Gevrenova, H. Schohn, T.Tzanova, S. Yagi, J. Thomas, B. Mignard, A.A.A. Ahmed, M.A. El Siddig, R. Spina, D. Laurain-Mattar (2017). Antibacterial, antiproliferative and antioxidant activity of leaf extracts of selected Solanaceae species. South African Journal of Botany, 112: 368–374.

15. Hind Emad Fadoul, Marmar A. El Siddig, Abdel Wahab H. Abdalla and Adil A. El Hussein (2017). Genome-wide SNPs identification and Determination of proteins associated with stress response in Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L. Monech) accessions. American Journal of Plant Sciences, 8: 1624-1631.

16. Ayman Elshayeb, Marmar El Siddig, Abdel Azim Ahmed, Adil El Hussein (2017). Current Patterns and Predictive Trends of Multidrug-Resistant Salmonella Typhi in Sudan. BMJ Glob Health 2017; 2(Suppl. 2): A50.

17. Heyam S. Mohammed, Marmar A. El Siddig, Adil A. El Hussein, Jesús Navas-Castillo, Elvira Fiallo-Olivé (2018). Complete genome sequence of Datura leaf curl virus, a novel TYLCV-Related begomovirus infecting Datura innoxia in Sudan related to begomoviruses causing tomato yellow leaf curl disease. Archives of Virology, 163(1): 273-275.

18. Hind Emad Fadoul, Marmar A. El Siddig, Abdel Wahab H. Abdalla and Adil A. El Hussein (2018). Physiological and Proteomic Analysis of two Sorghum bicolor Accessions in Response to Drought Stress. Australian Journal of Crop Science. 12(09):1543-1551.

19. Heyam S. Mohammed, Marmar A. El Siddig, Adil A. El Hussein, Jesús Navas-Castillo, Elvira Fiallo-Olivé (2018). A novel strain of the begomovirus Tomato leaf curl Sudan virus infecting Datura stramonium in Sudan. Plant Diseases. 102:1863.

20. Azza Siddig Abbo, Mohamed Osman Idris, Mustafa Ali Elballa, Ahmed Mohamed Hammad, Marmar A. El Siddig, Mark Laing and Petr Karlovsky (2018). Genetic Variability and Host Specialization in Alternaria alternata Colonizing Solanaceous Crops in Sudan. J. Plant Prot. Res. 58(3): 246–256.

21. Zeinab E. E. M. Eldosh, Marmar A. El Siddig and Abdalla Mohamed Ali (2018). Response of Five Wild Colocynth [Citrullus colocynthis (L.) Schrad.] Ecotypes to Sowing Date, Regarding Their Growth, Seed Yield and Seed Oil Content. U. of K. J. Agric. Sci. 26: 84-96

22. Hatil H EL-Kamali, Hoiam A Rabih, Maha AY Kordofani, EL Bushra E EL Nur, Marmar A EL Siddig, Haytham H Gibreel, Nasreldin A Gurashi and Hoyam Osman (2019). Comparison of chemical composition of n-hexane extracts of two Eucalyptus species (E. camaldulensis and E. microtheca) leaves by GC/MS. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry 8(5): 905-907.

23. Muna E Ahmed, Sabiel YA, Abeer AM, Manal H Salih, Marmar A El Siddig, Twasul M Mohammed, Abeer M Abass, El-gadal AA and Hind EA. (2020). Genotypic detection of virulence factors from different types of E. coli isolated from diarrheic Camel Calves in Sudan. European J. Biotechnol. Biosci., 8 (6): 01-05.

24. Eman M. E. Mansour, Mustafa M.A. Elballa, Adil A. El Hussein, Abdel Wahab H. Abdalla, Iman K. Abdel Gadir, Azza S.H. Abbo, Marmar A. El Siddig (2020). Genetic Variability among Onion (Allium cepa L.) Cultivars using RAPD and SRAP Molecular Markers. U. of K. J. Agric. Sci. 28: 1-24.

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