Ahmed Moustafa

  • Assistant Professor
  • American University in Cairo

Research Interests

microbial and comparative genomics genome evolution metagenomics systems and synthetic biology high-performance computing

Followers (18)

  • Shambhu Yadav

    Shambhu Yadav Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Mohali

  • Rishi Aryal

    Rishi Aryal University of California Riverside

  • ebtesam saeedi

    ebtesam saeedi department of biology,university of isfahan

  • Mahboob Imtiyaz

    Mahboob Imtiyaz Bioflukes

  • Sergio Andrés Muñoz-Gómez

    Sergio Andrés Muñoz-Gómez

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Publications

Evolution and Functional Diversification of Fructose Bisphosphate Aldolase Genes in Photosynthetic Marine Diatoms.

Allen A, Moustafa A, Montsant A, Eckert A, Kroth P, Bowler C

Molecular Biology and Evolution (2011)

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Evolution and functional diversification of fructose bisphosphate aldolase genes in photosynthetic marine diatoms

Allen A, Moustafa A, Montsant A, Eckert A, Kroth P, Bowler C

Molecular Biology and Evolution (2011)

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Sea slug kleptoplasty and plastid maintenance in a metazoan.

Pelletreau K, Bhattacharya D, Price D, Worful J, Moustafa A, Rumpho M

Plant Physiology (2011)

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The making of a photosynthetic animal.

Rumpho M, Pelletreau K, Moustafa A, Bhattacharya D

Journal of Experimental Biology (2011)

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The making of a photosynthetic animal.

Rumpho M, Pelletreau K, Moustafa A, Bhattacharya D

Journal of Experimental Biology (2011)

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Differential gene retention in plastids of common recent origin.

Reyes-Prieto A, Yoon H, Moustafa A, Yang E, Andersen R, Boo S, Nakayama T, Ishida K, Bhattacharya D

Molecular Biology and Evolution (2010)

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Transcriptome Profiling of a Toxic Dinoflagellate Reveals a Gene-Rich Protist and a Potential Impact on Gene Expression Due to Bacterial Presence

Moustafa A, Evans A, Kulis D, Hackett J, Erdner D, Anderson D, Bhattacharya D

PLoS ONE (2010)

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Genomic footprints of a cryptic plastid endosymbiosis in diatoms.

Moustafa A, Beszteri B, Maier U, Bowler C, Valentin K, Bhattacharya D

Science (2009)

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Genomic footprints of a cryptic plastid endosymbiosis in diatoms.

Moustafa A, Beszteri B, Maier U, Bowler C, Valentin K, Bhattacharya D

Science (2009)

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Origin of Saxitoxin Biosynthetic Genes in Cyanobacteria

Moustafa A, Loram J, Hackett J, Anderson D, Plumley F, Bhattacharya D

PLoS ONE (2009)

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Origin of Saxitoxin Biosynthetic Genes in Cyanobacteria

Moustafa A, Loram J, Hackett J, Anderson D, Plumley F, Bhattacharya D

PLoS ONE (2009)

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A phylogenomic approach for studying plastid endosymbiosis.

Moustafa A, Chan C, Danforth M, Zear D, Ahmed H, Jadhav N, Savage T, Bhattacharya D

Genome informatics International Conference on Genome Informatics (2008)

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Chlamydiae Has Contributed at Least 55 Genes to Plantae with Predominantly Plastid Functions

Moustafa A, Reyes-Prieto A, Bhattacharya D

PLoS ONE (2008)

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EST Analysis of Ostreococcus lucimarinus, the Most Compact Eukaryotic Genome, Shows an Excess of Introns in Highly Expressed Genes

Lanier W, Moustafa A, Bhattacharya D, Comeron J

PLoS ONE (2008)

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EST Analysis of Ostreococcus lucimarinus, the Most Compact Eukaryotic Genome, Shows an Excess of Introns in Highly Expressed Genes

Lanier W, Moustafa A, Bhattacharya D, Comeron J

PLoS ONE (2008)

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Genomic Insights Into Evolutionary Relationships Among Heterokont Lineages Emphasizing the Phaeophyceae

Phillips N, Calhoun S, Moustafa A, Bhattacharya D, Braun E

Journal of Phycology (2008)

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Horizontal gene transfer of the algal nuclear gene psbO to the photosynthetic sea slug Elysia chlorotica

Rumpho M, Worful J, Lee J, Kannan K, Tyler M, Bhattacharya D, Moustafa A, Manhart J

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (2008)

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Horizontal gene transfer of the algal nuclear gene psbO to the photosynthetic sea slug Elysia chlorotica

Rumpho M, Worful J, Lee J, Kannan K, Tyler M, Bhattacharya D, Moustafa A, Manhart J

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (2008)

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Horizontal gene transfer of the algal nuclear gene psbO to the photosynthetic sea slug Elysia chlorotica.

Rumpho M, Worful J, Lee J, Kannan K, Tyler M, Bhattacharya D, Moustafa A, Manhart J

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (2008)

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Multiple Genes of Apparent Algal Origin Suggest Ciliates May Once Have Been Photosynthetic

Reyes-Prieto A, Moustafa A, Bhattacharya D

Current Biology (2008)

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Multiple genes of apparent algal origin suggest ciliates may once have been photosynthetic.

Reyes-Prieto A, Moustafa A, Bhattacharya D

Current Biology (2008)

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PhyloSort: a user-friendly phylogenetic sorting tool and its application to estimating the cyanobacterial contribution to the nuclear genome of Chlamydomonas

Moustafa A, Bhattacharya D

BMC Evolutionary Biology (2008)

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Professional experience

Assistant Professor

American University in Cairo

September 2010 - Present

Education history

University of Iowa Connie Belin and Jacqueline N Blank International Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development

Ph.D.

August 2005 - July 2009 (3 years 11 months)