Abdullah Sami Madhun
Name: Abdullah Sami Madhun
Address: Havforskningsinstituttet / Institute of Marine Research
P.Box 1870 Nordnes
Telephone(s) +47 55 23 63 60
Mobile: +47 947 85 883
-Researcher (2012-): Institute of Marine Research, Bergen, Norway
-Head of Research Group (2010-2012): Health group, Institute of Marine Research, Bergen, Norway
-Senior Researcher (2003-2009): Influenza Centre, Medicine Faculty, University of Bergen, Norway.
-Senior Scientific officer (1999-2002): Vaccine section, Pharmaceutical Department, Norwegian Medicines Agency, Oslo, Norway.
-Teaching/research assistant (1993-1994): Biology and Biochemistry Department, BirZeit University, Palestine
Education and training
-Dr. Scient. Virology/Immunology (1997-1998): Department of Molecular Biology, University of Bergen, Norway.
-M. Phil. Health Sciences (1994-1996): Department of Molecular Biology/Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Norway
-Teaching Certificate (1991-1993): Department of Education, BirZeit University, West Bank, Palestine.
-B.Sc. Biology (1985-1992): Biology and Biochemistry Department, BirZeit University, West Bank, Palestine.
-Flupan (EU; FP5) “Preparing for an Influenza Pandemic” (2003-2007). Partners from the France, Italy, UK and Norway.
-Panfluvac (EU; FP6) "Efficacious vaccine formulation system for prophylactic control of influenza pandemics” (2007-11). Partners from the Netherlands, Germany, Italy, UK, Switzerland and Norway.
-Naspanvac” (EU; FP7) “Nasal pandemic influenza vaccine” (2008-11). Partners from UK, Ireland, France and Norway.
-Globvac (NFR, project leader) “The immunogenicity and protective efficacy of plant-derived influenza H5N1 vaccine in preclinical models”, (2008-11). Partners in from Germany, UK, USA and Norway.
-More than 35 oral or poster presentations in international and national scientific meetings.
A peer reviewer for the European Journal of Immunology, Vaccine, Scandinavian Journal of Immunology and Journal of Infectious Diseases.
Teaching and supervision experience:
-Supervising and co-supervising Master and PhD students at the University of Bergen.
-Teaching in the university courses in the fields of immunology, virology, immunological methods and vaccines.
Organisational skills and competences
-Student representative (1991-1992) at the Academic Council in Faculty of Science at BirZeit University.
-Student representative (1996-1998) at the Centre for International Health at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Bergen.
-Employee deputy representative (2003-2005) at UNIFOB, the Department for basic medicine research