Mahmoud Kamal Kamal Ahmadi
  • The Rockefeller University
Research fields
  • Microbiology
Personal information


Ph.D. Candidate, Chemical and Biological Engineering, University at Buffalo (UB), August 2016

Current position

Research assistant at metabolic engineering lab in Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University at Buffalo (2012-present)


  1. Ahmadi, M. K. and Pfeifer, B. A. (2016). Recent progress in therapeutic natural product biosynthesis using Escherichia coli. Curr Opin Biotechnol 42: 7-12.
  2. Ahmadi, M. K., Fawaz, S., Fang, L., Yu, Z. and Pfeifer, B. A. (2015). Molecular variation of the nonribosomal peptide-polyketide siderophore yersiniabactin through biosynthetic and metabolic engineering. Biotechnol Bioeng.
  3. Ahmadi, M. K., Fawaz, S., Jones, C. H., Zhang, G. and Pfeifer, B. A. (2015). Total Biosynthesis and Diverse Applications of the Nonribosomal Peptide-Polyketide Siderophore Yersiniabactin. Appl Environ Microbiol 81(16): 5290-5298.
  4. Kamal Ahmadi M, Fawaz S, Pfeifer BA: An Aqueous Two-Phase System To Pre-Purify A Heterologously Produced Siderophore. TECHNOLOGY 2015, 0:1-4.
  5. Baghalha M, Kamal-Ahmadi M: Copper Corrosion In Sodium Dodecyl Sulphate Solutions And Carbon Nanotube Nanofluids: A Modified Koutecky–Levich Equation To Model The Agitation Effect. Corrosion Science 2011, 53:4241-4247.
  6. Chung, T. C., Jones, C. H., Gollakota, A., Kamal Ahmadi, M., Rane, S., Zhang, G. and Pfeifer, B. A. (2015). Improved Escherichia coli Bactofection and Cytotoxicity by Heterologous Expression of Bacteriophage ΦX174 Lysis Gene E. Mol Pharm 12(5): 1691-1700.
  7. Jones, C. H., Ravikrishnan, A., Chen, M., Reddinger, R., Kamal Ahmadi, M., Rane, S., Hakansson, A. P. and Pfeifer, B. A. (2014). Hybrid biosynthetic gene therapy vector development and dual engineering capacity. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 111(34): 12360-12365.
  8. Kamal Ahmadi M, Vossoughi M: Immobilization of a-Chymotrypsin on the Surface of Magnetic/Gold Core/Shell Nanoparticles. Journal of Nanotechnology 2013, 2013:7.
  9. Nahid P, Vossoughi M, Roostaazad R, Kamal Ahmadi M, Zarrabi A, Hosseini S: Production Of Glucoamylase By Aspergillus Niger Under Solid State Fermentation. International Journal of Engineering 2012, Vol. 25.
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