Ahmed Moustafa

Assistant Professor

American University in Cairo

City
New Cairo, Egypt
Discipline
Biological Sciences
Interests
microbial and comparative genomics genome evolution metagenomics systems and synthetic biology high-performance computing
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Publications

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 et al.

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

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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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  • 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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  • The making of a photosynthetic animal.

    Rumpho M, Pelletreau K, Moustafa A, Bhattacharya D

    Journal of Experimental Biology (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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  • 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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  • A phylogenomic approach for studying plastid endosymbiosis.

    Moustafa A, Chan C, Danforth M, Zear D, Ahmed H, Jadhav N et al.

    Genome informatics International Conference on Genome Informatics (2008)

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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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  • 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 et al.

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

    • -- Readers Readers not available. This publication is not currently accessible in the Mendeley catalog.
  • 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)

    • -- Readers Readers not available. This publication is not currently accessible in the Mendeley catalog.
  • 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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  • The making of a photosynthetic animal.

    Rumpho M, Pelletreau K, Moustafa A, Bhattacharya D

    Journal of Experimental Biology (2011)

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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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  • Differential gene retention in plastids of common recent origin.

    Reyes-Prieto A, Yoon H, Moustafa A, Yang E, Andersen R, Boo S et al.

    Molecular Biology and Evolution (2010)

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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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  • Origin of Saxitoxin Biosynthetic Genes in Cyanobacteria

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

    PLoS ONE (2009)

    • -- Readers Readers not available. This publication is not currently accessible in the Mendeley catalog.
  • Multiple genes of apparent algal origin suggest ciliates may once have been photosynthetic.

    Reyes-Prieto A, Moustafa A, Bhattacharya D

    Current Biology (2008)

    • -- Readers Readers not available. This publication is not currently accessible in the Mendeley catalog.
  • 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 et al.

    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)

    • -- Readers Readers not available. This publication is not currently accessible in the Mendeley catalog.
  • 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 et al.

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

    • -- Readers Readers not available. This publication is not currently accessible in the Mendeley catalog.

Professional experience

Assistant Professor

American University in Cairo

September 2010 - Present

Education history

The University of Iowa

Ph.D.

August 2005 - July 2009 (3 years 11 months)