Dr Manaf Al Matar

Dr Manaf Al Matar

Assistant Professor
Phone: +968 26850100
Ex. 306
Location: Barka building



Manaf AlMatar holds a Ph.D. in biotechnology from the Ukurova University in Turkey. Prior to joining Sohar University in Oman, he was a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Malaysia Pahang in Malaysia. He has published multiple articles in high-impact journals on a variety of issues, including gene expression, new antibiotics, infectious diseases, and more.


  • Ph.D. in Biotechnology, Cukurova university, ​Turkey, 2018.
  • M.Sc. in Biotechnology, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Malaysia, 2013.
  • Bachelor in Biology (Microbiology), Aleppo University, Syria, 2008.

Teaching Interest

  • ​​Medical Microbiology
  • ​​Molecular Microbiology
  • ​​Tuberculosis
  • ​​Genetic

Research Interest

  • Infectious disease
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Natural products

Journal Articles