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Phone: 
(+216) 9724-9486
Address: 
Higher Institute of Biotechnology of Beja – University of Jendouba, Tunisia – Av H. Bourguiba – BP 382 - 9000 Beja – Tunisia

Sebai
Hichem
Current position: 
Associate Professor
Current nationality: 
Tunisia
Current residence: 
Tunisia
Affiliation/Institution: 
Higher Institute of Biotechnology of Beja – University of Jendouba,
Biodata: 
Sebai is an associate professor and director (2017) of the Higher Institute of Biotechnology of Beja, University of Jendouba, Tunisia. He earned his PhD at Carthage University (2009), Tunisia, and served as a member of the scientific council since 2011. From 2012 on, he has coordinated the master Technology Applied to Dairy and Meat, and since 2017 has served as a coordinator in the master Functional Agro-Resources. He headed the Animal Biotechnology Department (2014-2017). Since 2013 he has been a founding member and treasurer of the Tunisian Association of Biotechnology and Bio-Resources Valorisation, and a member of the National Sectorial Commission in Biological Sciences, since April 2018. His research activities focus on the chemical composition of some medicinal plant extracts and essential oils, their antioxidant capacities, and their protective properties against chemical and biological molecules (metals, loperamide, castor oil, sulfuric acid, dextran sulfate, high fat diet, and others), induced oxidative stress, metabolic, and digestive system disorders such as ulcer, colitis and esophagitis.
Sustainable Development Goals: 
1 - No poverty
3 - Good health and well-being
Young Affiliate
Keywords: 
Oxidative Stress, Antioxidants, Reactive Oxygen Species, Free Radical Scavengers, Diarrhea, Gastroesophageal Reflux, Gastrointestinal Motility, Anti-Ulcer Agents, Colitis, Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Affiliated from
2018
Country of birth: 
Tunisia

Date of birth

28
April
1979
Scientific field:
02-Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
TWAS Regional Office: 
TWAS Arab Regional Partner (TWAS-AREP)
Last updated on 07/08/2019