• On-going Research Projects
  • Completed Research Projects


External Grant

No. Project Code Title PI Date Granted Status
1 EG/SQU-OT/20/01 Prevention of biofouling by low toxic ZnO nanocomposite coatings Dr. Sergey Dobretsov January 2020 
(2 years)
On-going

 

 

 

 

Internal Grants

No. Project Code Title PI Date Granted Status
1 IG/DVC/CEMB/18/01 A step toward commercial aquaculture of Cobia (Rachycentron canadum) in Oman Dr. Madjid Delghandi January 2018 
(3 years and 1 year extension)
On-going
2 IG/DVC/CEMB/19/01 Diversity, genetics and biological activities of soft corals Sinularia spp. and Sarcophyton spp. (Octocorallia) in Omani coast Dr. Sergey Dobretsov January 2019 
(1 year and 1 year extesion)
On-going

 

 

 

 

 

 

Collaborative Grant

No. Project Code Title PI Date Granted Status
1 CL/SQU-SA/18/01 Antifouling, photocatalytic track-etched nano-filter Dr. Sergey Dobretsov March 2018 
(2 years)
On-going


 

 

 

Consultancy Agreement

No. Project Code Title PI Date Granted Status
1 CR/DVC/CEMB/18/02 First survey of epibentic diatom communities on marine invertebrates from Omani coasts: a taxonomical, ecological and biomimetic analysis Dr. Sergey Dobretsov June 2018
(1 year and 7 months and 1 year extension)
On-going
2 CR/DVC/CEMB/20/01 Diversity, genetics and biological activities of soft corals Sinularia spp. and Sarcophyton spp. (Octocorallia) in Omani coast Dr. Sergey Dobretsov

January 2020

(1 year)

On-going

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Deanship of Research Fund

No. Project Code Title PI Date Granted Status
1 RF/DVC/CEMB/20/01 Marine gel particles of Oman: exploration and characterisation Dr. Aisha Al-Wahaibi

January 2020

(1 year)

On-going

His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Trust Fund for Strategic Research 

No. Project Code Title PI Date Granted Status
1 SR/AGR/FOOD/05/01 Value-added marine raw materials and health Prof. Bassam Soussi

May 2005 (3 years and 1 year extension)

 

Completed

 

 

 

 

 

Collaborative Grant

No. Project Code Title PI Date Granted Status
1 CL/SQU/IIUM/09/01 Heavy metal contamination in fish and shellfish Dr. Stephen Goddard

March 2009

(3 years)

 

Completed
 

 





 

 

Agriculture and Fisheries Development Fund

No. Project Code Title PI Date Granted Status
1 EG/DVC/MBIO/13/01 Design and testing of an aquaponics (fish/hydroponic plant) production system for use in a hot arid environment Dr. Stephen Goddard

March 2013

(2 years)

 

Completed
 

 

 

 

 

 

The Research Council Grant

No. Project Code Title PI Date Granted Status
1 RC/DVC/CEMB/14/01 Spatial genetic structure of tropical spiny lobster (Panulirus homarus) Using novel methods to support a new era of fisheries management and regulation Dr. Madjid Delghandi

September 2014

(3 years and 6 months)

Completed
2 RC/DVC/CEMB/13/01 Larval culture of the tropical spiny lobster, Panulirus homarus, a new candidate species for aquaculture in Oman Dr. Wenresti Gallardo

December 2013

(3 years and extended for 1 year)

Completed
3 RC/DVC/CEMB/16/01 Biofouling in Oman waters and prevention of microbial and algal fouling using novel nanorod photocatalytic coatings Dr. Sergey Dobretsov

January 2016

(3 years)

Completed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Internal Grants

No. Project Code Title PI Date Granted Status
1 IG/DVC/CEMB/14/01 Development and characterization of microsatellite markers in scalloped spiny lobster (Panulirus homarus) Dr. Madjid Delghandi

January 2014

(2 years)

 

Completed
2 IG/DVC/CEMB/17/02 Spatial genetic structure of tropical spiny lobster (Panulirus homarus) -Using novel methods to support a new era of fisheries management and regulation- Dr. Madjid Delghandi

February 2017

(8 months)

Completed
3 IG/DVC/CEMB/17/01 Epizoic diatom community on marine turtles from Omani coasts: an ultrastructural and biogeographical analysis Dr. Sergey Dobretsov

January 2017

(2 years)

Completed

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

External Grant

No. Project Code Title PI Date Granted Status
1 ONRG-CSP-N62909-17-1-2135 Second GCC Marine Biotechnology Conference Dr. Sergey Dobretsov

August 2017

(4 months)

Completed

 

 

 

 

 

Consultancy Agreement

No. Project Code Title PI Date Granted Status
1   Diversity, genetics and biological activities of soft corals Sinularia spp. and Sarcophyton spp. (Octocorallia) in Omani Coast Dr. Sergey Dobretsov

June 2018

(7 months)

Completed
2 CR/DVC/CEMB/18/01 Investigation of the effect of environmental factors on harmful algal blooms in Majis, Desalination Plant, Sohar Port Dr. Sergey Dobretsov

April 2018

(1 year)

Completed