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samer fuad swedan
• Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences - Faculty Member

  • Ph.D. of علوم طبية مخبرية from University of South Alabama, 2010
  • Msc. of Medical Laboratory Sciences from Jordan University of Science and Technology, 2005
  • Bsc. of Medical Laboratory Sciences from Jordan University of Science and Technology, 2002

    Publications
  • Swedan S, Musiyenko A, Barik S, "Respiratory syncytial virus nonstructural proteins decrease levels of multiple members of the cellular interferon pathways," Journal of Virology, vol. 83, no. 19, pp. 9682-9693, 2009
  • Swedan S, Andrews J, Majumdar T, Musiyenko A, Barik S, "Multiple functional domains and complexes of the two nonstructural proteins of human respiratory syncytial virus contribute to interferon suppression and cellular location," Journal of Virology, vol. 85, no. 19, pp. 10090-10100, 2011
  • Batchoun RG, Swedan SF, Shurman AM, "Extended Spectrum beta-Lactamases among Gram-Negative Bacterial Isolates from Clinical Specimens in Three Major Hospitals in Northern Jordan," International Journal of Microbiology, vol. 2009, no. 513874, pp. 1-8, 2009
  • Ismail Matalka, Samer Swedan, Mohamad Nidal Khabaz, Myassar Mustafa Barahmeh , "JC virus in colorectal cancer: where do we stand?," Future Virology, vol. 8, no. 6, pp. 607-615, 2013
  • Saleem Banihani, Samer Swedan, Ziyad Alguraan, "Pomegranate and type 2 diabetes," Nutrition Research, vol. 33, no. 5, pp. 341-348, 2013
  • SF Swedan, WA Hayajneh, GN Bshara, "Genotyping and serotyping of macrolide and multidrug resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae isolated from carrier children," Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology, vol. 34, no. 2, pp. 159-165, 2016
  • Samer Fuad Swedan, "Increased incidence of BK virus viraemia among patients undergoing chronic haemodialysis: a case?control study," Journal of Clinical Pathology, vol. , no. , pp. 360-363, 2017
  • Muhamad Ali K. Shakhatreh, Samer F. Swedan, Ma'en A. Al-Odat, Omar F. Khabour, "Uropathogenic Escherichia coli (UPEC) in Jordan: Prevalence of urovirulence genes and antibiotic resistance," Journal of King Saud University - Science, vol. , no. , pp. 1-5, 2018
  • Samer Swedan* and Heba Abu Alrub , "Antimicrobial Resistance, Virulence Factors, and Pathotypes of Escherichia coli Isolated from Drinking Water Sources in Jordan," Pathogens, vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 1-19, 2019
  • Samer Swedan*, Zaina Shubair, and Ammar Almaaytah , "Synergism of cationic antimicrobial peptide WLBU2 with antibacterial agents against biofilms of multi-drug resistant Acinetobacter baumannii and Klebsiella pneumoniae," Infection and drug resistance, vol. 2019, no. 12, pp. 2019-2030, 2019
  • Samer Swedan*, Heba Obeidat, "Muhamad Ali" Shakhatreh, "Molecular typing and detection of collagen binding genes among Streptococcus mutans isolated from diabetic and non-diabetic individuals from Northern Jordan," Jordan journal of biological sciences, vol. 11, no. 3, pp. 293-300, 2018
  • Muhamad Ali K. Shakhatreh, Samer F. Swedan, Ma'en A. Al-Odat, Omar F. Khabour, "Uropathogenic Escherichia coli (UPEC) in Jordan: Prevalence of urovirulence genes and antibiotic resistance," Journal of King Saud University - Science, vol. 31, no. 2019, pp. 648-652, 2018
  • Samer Swedan and Heba Abu Alrub, "Antimicrobial resistance, virulence factors, and pathotypes of Escherichia coli isolated from drinking water sources in Jordan," Pathogens, vol. 8, no. 86, pp. 1-19, 2019
  • Samer Swedan, Zaina Shubair, and Ammar Almaaytah, "Synergism of cationic antimicrobial peptide WLBU2 with antibacterial agents against biofilms of multi-drug resistant Acinetobacter baumannii and Klebsiella pneumoniae," Infection and Drug Resistance Journal, vol. 2019, no. , pp. 2019-2030, 2019
  • Zain Dardas, Samer Swedan, Ahmad Al-Sheikh Qassem, and Belal Azab, "The impact of exome sequencing on the diagnostic yield of muscular dystrophies in consanguineous families," European Journal of Medical Genetics, vol. 63, no. 4, pp. 1-11, 2020
  • Ahmed Al Sharie, Tamam El-Elimat, Ruba S. Darweesh, Samer Swedan, Zaina Shubair, Reema Al-Qiam, Hadil Albarqi, "Green synthesis of zinc oxide nanoflowers using Hypericum triquetrifolium extract: characterization, antibacterial activity and cytotoxicity against lung cancer A549 cells," Applied Organometallic Chemistry, vol. 34, no. 8, pp. 1-13, 2020
  • Samer Swedan, Omar F. Khabour, Karem H Alzoubi, Alaa A A Aljabali, "Graduate students reported practices regarding the issue of informed consent and maintaining of data confidentiality in a developing country," Heliyon J, vol. 6, no. 9, pp. 1-5, 2020
  • Muhamad Ali Shakhatreh, Omar Al-Rawi, Samer Swedan, Karem Alzoubi, Omar Khabour, Mohamed Al-Fandi, "Biosynthesis of silver nanoparticles from Citrobacter freundii as antibiofilm agents with their cytotoxic effects on human cells," Current Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, vol. 22, no. 9, pp. 1254-1265, 2020
  • Nour Hamad, Karem Alzoubi, Samer Swedan, Omar Khabour, Khalid El-Salem, "Association between Tumor Necrosis Factor Alpha and Lymphotoxin Alpha Gene Polymorphisms and Migraine Occurrence among Jordanians," Neurological Sciences, vol. 43, no. 9, pp. 3625-3630, 2021
  • Refat Nimer, Samer Swedan, Hassan Kofahi, Omar Khabour, "Increased adherence to infection control practices among medical laboratory technicians during the COVID-19 pandemic: a self-reported survey study," Annals of Global Health, vol. 87, no. 1, pp. 1-10, 2021
  • Wajdy Al-Awaida, Baker Al Hourani, Samer Swedan, Refat Nimer, Foad Al-zoughool, Hamzeh Al-Ameer, Sara Al Tamam, Raghad Alashqar, Omar Al bawareed, Yulia Gushchina, Mohamed Abousenna, Amani Ayyash, Ahmad Sharab, Sulaiman Alnaimat, Amer Imraish, Muhanad Akash, Najah Hadi, "Correlates of SARS-CoV-2 variants on deaths, case incidence, and case fatality ratio among the continents for the period of December 1, 2020 to March 15, 2021," Genes, vol. 12, no. 7, pp. 1-16, 2021
  • Samer Swedan, Alia’ Darabseh, "Seroprevalence of herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2 and correlates of infection in Jordan," International Journal of STD & AIDS, vol. 33, no. 3, pp. 304-310, 2022
  • Refat Nimer, Omar Khabour, Samer Swedan, Hassan Kofahi, "The impact of vitamin and mineral supplements usage prior to COVID-19 infection on disease severity and hospitalization," Bosnian Journal of Basic Medical Sciences, vol. 22, no. 5, pp. 826--832, 2022
  • Mamdoh M. Meqdam, Malak I. Abusamha, Khadija F. Maho, Ayat M. Gogazeh, Mustafa Ababneh, Asem Alkhateeb, Samer FM Swedan, Muhamad Ali K Shakhatreh, and Ziad Bataineh, "Prevalence of Enteric Viruses in Children Hospitalized with Acute Gastroenteritis in Northern Jordan. Annals of Pediatrics & Child Health," Annals of Pediatrics & Child Health, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 1-6, 2022
  • Hassan M. Kofahi, Samer F. Swedan, Omar F Khabour and Refat M. Nimer, "Predictors of COVID-19 severity and hospitalization: A survey-based study from Jordan," Informatics in Medicine Unlocked, vol. 31, no. 2022, pp. 1-5, 2022
  • Refat M. Nimer, Omar F. Khabour, Samer F. Swedan, Hassan M. Kofahi, "Effect of natural products use prior to infection with COVID-19 on disease severity and hospitalization: A self-reported cross-sectional survey study," F1000Research, vol. 11, no. 639, pp. 1-19, 2022
  • Hassan M. Kofahi, Omar F. Khabour, Samer F. Swedan, Refat M. Nimer, "Sources of SARS-CoV-2 transmission in Jordan: Self-reported approach," Sources of SARS-CoV-2 transmission in Jordan: Self-reported approach, vol. 32, no. 2022, pp. 1-6, 2022
  • Samer Swedan, Doaa Al-saleh, "Transfusion transmitted virus and dengue virus among healthy blood donors; a prevalence report from Jordan," Bosnian Journal of Basic Medical Sciences, vol. 23, no. 3, pp. 450-456, 2022
  • "Antimicrobial resistance, virulence factors, and pathotypes of Escherichia coli isolated from drinking water sources in Jordan", Pathogens
  • "Association between tumor necrosis factor alpha and lymphotoxin alpha gene polymorphisms and migraine occurrence among Jordanians", Neurological sciences
  • "Biosynthesis of Silver Nanoparticles from Citrobacter freundii as Antibiofilm Agents with their Cytotoxic Effects on Human Cells", Current Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
  • "Correlates of SARS-CoV-2 Variants on Deaths, Case Incidence and Case Fatality Ratio among the Continents for the Period of 1 December 2020 to 15 March 2021", Genes
  • "Green synthesis of zinc oxide nanoflowers using Hypericum triquetrifolium extract: characterization, antibacterial activity and cytotoxicity against lung cancer A549 cells", Applied Organometallic Chemistry
  • "Increased Adherence to Infection Control Practices Among Medical Laboratory Technicians During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Self-Reported Survey Study", Annals of Global Health
  • "Increased incidence of BK virus viremia among patients undergoing chronic hemodialysis; a case-control study", Journal of Clinical Pathology
  • "Pomegranate and type 2 diabetes.", Nutrition Research
  • "Resistance to aminoglycoside and quinolone drugs among Klebsiella pneumoniae clinical isolates from northern Jordan", heliyon
  • "Seroprevalence of herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2 and correlates of infection in Jordan", International Journal of STD & AIDS
  • "Synergism of cationic antimicrobial peptide WLBU2 with antibacterial agents against biofilms of multi-drug resistant Acinetobacter baumannii and Klebsiella pneumoniae", Infection and Drug Resistance
  • "The impact of exome sequencing on the diagnostic yield of muscular dystrophies in consanguineous families", European Journal of Medical Genetics
  • "The impact of vitamin and mineral supplements usage prior to COVID-19 infection on disease severity and hospitalization", Samer Swedan
  • "Transfusion transmitted virus and dengue virus among healthy blood donors: A prevalence report from Jordan", Bosnian Journal of Basic Medical Sciences
  • "Uropathogenic Escherichia coli (UPEC) in Jordan: Prevalence of urovirulence genes and antibiotic resistance", Journal of King Saud University - Science
  • Deputy Head of Department, Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences, Sep 2017 - Sep 2018
  • Deputy Head of Department, Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences, Sep 2014 - Sep 2017
  • Assistant Dean, Dean assistant, Sep 2013 - Sep 2014
  • Faculty Member, Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences, Oct 2010 - Present
  • Full-time Lecturer, Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences, Sep 2010 - Oct 2010
  • Assistant Professor, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan, Sep 2010-Present
  • Laboratory Instructor, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan, Jan 2005- Jun 2006
  • ADVANCED CLINICAL LABORATORY TRAINING
  • ADVANCED CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY AND IMMUNOLOGY I
  • ADVANCED CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY AND IMMUNOLOGY III
  • ADVANCED DIAGNOSTIC MICROBIOLOGY PRACTICAL TRAINING 1
  • ADVANCED DIAGNOSTIC MICROBIOLOGY PRACTICAL TRAINING II
  • ADVANCED MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY AND IMMUNOLOGY
  • ADVANCED MICROBIOLOGY
  • ADVANCED TOPICS IN PHYSIOLOGY
  • CLINICAL BIOCHEMISTRY (1)
  • CLINICAL BIOCHEMISTRY (1) LAB
  • CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY HOSPITAL LABORATORY PRACTICE
  • COMPREHENSIVE EXAM
  • FIELD TRAINING
  • GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY
  • GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY (LAB)
  • GENERAL SAFETY IN MEDICAL LABORATORIES
  • IMMUNOLOGY & SEROLOGY HOSPITAL LABORATORY PRACTICE
  • INDEPENDENT STUDY
  • INTRODUCTION TO HEMATOLOGY PRACTICAL
  • MEDICAL PARASITOLOGY
  • MEDICAL PARASITOLOGY (LAB)
  • MICRO TECHNIQUES
  • MICRO TECHNIQUES (LAB)
  • MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
  • MOLECULAR DIAGNOSTIC AND CYTOGENETIC( LAB)
  • SEMINAR
  • VIRUSES & MEDICAL FUNGI (LAB)
  • VIRUSES AND MEDICAL FUNGI
  • VIRUSES&MEDICAL FUNGI