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Bassem Allam’s research is centered on interactions between marine mollusks and waterborne microorganisms in general and, in particular, the framework of host-pathogen interactions. He also studies the mechanisms of resistance to pathogens and diseases, and the effect of environmental factors on these interactions. His research also includes a strong applied component aimed at enhancing knowledge and development of mitigation strategies for diseases affecting local shellfish species.
- PhD and MS, European Institute of Marine Sciences, University of Western Brittany, Brest, France
- MS and BS, Lebanese University, Lebanon