Eman Sabbagh

Ph.D. Students

​Ph.D. Student

Research Interests

My research interest is studying the abundance of biotic factors such as viruses, bacteria and heterotrohic nanoflagellates, and how abiotic factors such as temperature, salinity and chlorophylla can affect their abundance on a shallow Red Sea ecosystem.

Selected Publications

  • Weekly variations of viruses and heterotrophic nanoflagellates and their potential impact on bacterioplankton in sh... 
    Eman I Sabbagh, Tamara M Huete-Stauffer, Maria L l Calleja, Luis Silva, Miguel Viegas, Xos...
    FEMS Microbiology Ecology, Volume 96, Issue 4, (2020)


  • MSc., Bioscience, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, 2018 
  • B.Sc., Genomics and biotechnology, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, 2015 

Professional Profile

  • 2019 - PRESENT: Ph.D. Student, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia​
  • 2015: Visiting student, KAUST, Thauwal, Saudi Arabia

KAUST Affiliations

  • Red Sea Research Center (RSRC)​​
  • Biological and environmental science and engineering division (BESE)

Research Interests Keywords

Marine ecology Red Sea Viruses Heterotrophic nanoflagellates Heterotrophic Bacteria abundance flowcytometry