UMST Pharmacognosy Department Participates in International & Regional Conferences


UMST University’s Dr. Ikram Mohammed Eltayeb Elsiddig, Assistant Professor from the Faculty of Pharmacy gave an oral presentation at the 16th NAPRECA symposium on Natural Products ( NAPRECA)  held in Arusha, Tanzania from August 31 to September 3, 2015.

Her paper was titled ‘A comparative studies of the antimicrobial activities of the extracts and fractions of root, leaf and stem of Anogeissus leiocarpous growing in Sudan against seven microorganisms’.drikram

The paper will be published in the Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry.

Dr. Elsiddig said of the event: “It provided me with a valuable opportunity to share the ideas with the other regional researchers and with the invited researchers from universities around the world.”

During the closing ceremony certificates were distributed by the conference committee to all participants.

Dr. Elsidig  will also present at 17th International Conference on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants to beheld in Penang, Malaysia during December 3-4, 2015 a paper, titled ‘In vitro Susceptibility of Madurella mycetomatis to the Extracts of Anogeissusleiocarpus Leaves’.

The high-impact conference papers shall be considered for publication in the special journal issues at http://waset.org/Publications.

drikram2Two UMST graduate students, Samar Saadeldin Abdelmotalab Omer and Hiba T Allah ALtieb Gusm ALsied, who worked ON their graduate projects at the Pharmacognosy Department under the supervision of Professor. Saad Mohamed Hussein Ayoub and Dr. Ikram Mohamed Eltayeb Elsiddig will also present the results of their graduation projects orally at the 17th International Conference on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants held in Penang, Malaysia during December 3-4, 2015.

The two papers are titled:

  1. Phytochemical Screening, Antioxidant Activity and Lipid Profile Effects of Citrus reticulata Fruit Peel, Zingiber officinale Rhizome and Sesamum indicum Seed Extracts; by Samar Saadeldin Abdelmotalab Omer, Ikram Mohamed Eltayeb Elsiddig, Amna Beshir Medani Ahmed, Saad Mohamed Hussein Ayoub.
  2. Phytochemical Screening, Antioxidant and Hepatoprotection Assessment of Extracts of Coridadrum Sativm L. on Wistar Rats; by Hiba T AllahALtieb Gusm ALsied, Ikram Mohamed ELtayeb, Amna Beshir Medani Ahmed, Saad Mohamed Hussein Ayoub.