Sarah Alsobegh

Research Staff

Biological Culture and Visualization Technician

Research Interests

Marine algae bioactive molecules (phytochemicals) with antibacterial activity. Biological tissue culture along with Anti-microbial activity of cyanobacteria with different species of bacteria.
Identifying nano-particles of seed extract and their impact on different species of bacteria.
Sea biodiversity, ecosystem function, and ecosystem response to change. Along with nutrient flow and ecological interactions in marine food webs, particularly, biological and functional diversity of plankton communities

Selected Publications

  • In vitro antibacterial activities of silver nanoparticles synthesized using the seed extracts of three varieties of Phoenix dactylifera, F. M. Aldayel M. S. Alsobeg A. Khalifa (2021)


  • M.Sc, Biotechnology, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland, 2014
  • B.Sc, Biology, KFU, Alhassa, Saudi Arabia

Professional Profile

  • 2022 - Present: Biological Cultures Tech, RSRC, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • 2021 - 2022: Recruitment Specialist, MAXIMUSGULF, Alhassa, Saudi Arabia
  • 2019 - 2020: Trainer and Program Manager in STEM Program, ALANJAL International Schools, Alhassa, Saudi Arabia
  • 2019 - 2020: Science Teacher, ALNUKHBAH Modern Schools, Alhassa, Saudi Arabia.
  • 2015 - 2018: Lap Technician, KFU, Alhassa, Saudi Arabia.

KAUST Affiliations

  • Red Sea Research Center (RSRC)
  • Biological and Environmental Science and Engineering Division (BESE)

Research Interests Keywords

Marine Algae tissue culture ​Marine bacteria nano particles Seed extract Biodiversity Ecosystem functions Nutrient Plankton