Main interests are:

Antimicrobial activity of medicinal plants (current research- Isolation and identification of anti-Helicobacter pylori compounds)

Fate and removal of indicator bacteria, pathogenic bacteria, and antibiotic resistant genes in wastewater systems.

Academic background:

2002 – 2003: Postdoctoral research position, microbiology, the Department Clinical Microbiology and Immunology, Tel-Aviv University.

1996 – 2002: Ph.D. microbiology, Department of Clinical Microbiology and Immunology, Tel-Aviv University.


Jadoun, J., Saad, O., and Azaizeh, H. 2019.  Fate of bacterial indicators and Salmonella within biofilm developed on ultrafiltration membranes treating secondary effluents of domestic wastewater. Scientific Reports 8(1).

1.Abou-Kandil, A., Shiblia, A., Azaizeh, H., Wolff, D., Wick, A., Jadoun, J. 2021. Fate and removal of bacteria and antibiotic resistance genes in horizontal subsurface constructed wetlands: Effect of mixed vegetation and substrate type. Science of The Total Environment 759, 144193. IF=7.96, Q1: 25/274.