Faculty of Science

Dr. Alaa Ropy Mahmoud

Contact Information
Phone number: 084 6338462 - 084 6344264
Fax number: 084 6370025
E-mail Address: arm01@fayoum.edu.eg
Office: building of Sciences
Postal Address:Fayoum University – Faculty Science - Department Chemistry . POBox: 63514
Academic Qualifications
B.Sc : Chemistry and Biochemistry - Fayoum University - 2006
Msc : biochemistry and molecular biology - Universidad Autonoma de Madrid (UAM) Faculty of Science Spain 2011
PhD :biochemistry and molecular biology - Universidad Autonoma de Madrid (UAM) Faculty of Science Spain 2014
Academic Positions
Demonstrator : From 2006 To 2012
Assistant Lecturer : From 2012 to 4/2015
Lecturer : From 4/2015 Until Now
Research Interests
Biochemistry and molecular biology
Penicillin-binding proteins (PBPs).
Beta-lactamases and bacterial reistance
Main activities and responsibilities
Teaching the following courses:
- Enzymology
- Organic compounds with pharmacological effect
Awards and fellowships
Jae-predoc fellowship from CSIC, Spain
Alaa Ropy1, Juan A. Ayala1. Antimicrobial resistance and peptidoglycan maturation: Functional characterization of the AmpC type B-lactamase in Pseudomonas. 14-16 November 2012, IX Meeting of Molecular Microbiology SEM, Palma de Mallorca, Spain.
Alaa Ropy1, Gabriel Cabot2, Irina Sanchez-Diener2, Cristian Aguilera1, Bartolome Moya2, Juan A. Ayala1, Antonio Oliver2. Updates on the mechanism of induction of class C betalactamase in Pseudomonas. Role of the LMW-PBPs. 5-8 November, IC-AR-ALAM2014, Cartagena, Colombia.
"Cloning, expression and purification of two ampC mutants obtained during cloning of Pseudomonas aeruginosa ampC- PCR product in DH5α- E coli"
"Functional characterization of AmpC β-lactamase and role of LMM-PBPs in peptidoglycan composition, β-lactam resistance and ampC regulation in Pseudomonas aeruginosa"
List Of Publication
Ropy A.1, G. Cabot2, I. Sanchez-Diener2, C. Aguilera1, B. Moya2, J.A. Ayala1 and A. Oliver2. 2014. Role of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Low Molecular Mass Penicillin-Binding Proteins in AmpC Expression, B-lactam Resistance and Peptidoglycan Structure. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy.
Ropy A, Cabot G, Sanchez-Diener I, Aguilera C, Moya B, Ayala JA, Oliver A (2015) Role of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Low-Molecular-Mass Penicillin-Binding Proteins in AmpC Expression, beta-Lactam Resistance, and Peptidoglycan Structure. Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy 59: 3925-3934
The effect on peptidoglycan composition of uncharacterized Pae-AmpC mutants probes its functionality as DD-peptidase