Ashwag Asseri

Ph.D. Students

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interests

Ashwag's research interests range from ecology to climate change.  She is studying marine phytoplankton communities and identifying Dinoflagellates and Diatoms in the Red Sea.


  • ​M.Sc. Marine Science, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia, 2017
  • B.Sc. Biology, Umm Al-Qura University, Saudi Arabia, 2007


  • ​Bachelor of Science Degree (Honor) in Biology in 2007
  • Awarded King Abdullah Foreign Study Scholarship in 2009

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​Red Sea Research Center (RSRC)
  • Biological and Environmental Sciences and Engineering (BESE)

Research Interests Keywords

Global change Marine ecology