Institution:University Mohammed VI Polytechnic
Scientific competencies:Plant Physiology, Plant stress, Plant adaptation, Photosynthesis, Ecotoxicology,
Address :Lot 660, Hay Moulay Rachid, Ben Guerir 43150, Morocco
Dr. Abdallah Oukarroum is a plant physiologist with extensive experience with the study of the environmental plant physiology. His doctoral dissertation was conducted at the University of Geneva in Switzerland. Through his Ph.D. thesis, Abdallah Oukarroum acquired an extensive experience in study of alterations in photosynthetic apparatus of plants under environmental stress mainly drought, salt and heat stress. At University of Quebec in Montreal in Canada, Abdallah Oukarroum as a post-doc and as a Researcher/Lecturer studied inhibitory effects and bioaccumulation of metals and metallic nanoparticles at membrane and cellular level on aquatic plants. Currently Abdallah Oukarroum is Associate-Professor at University Mohammed Vi Polytechnic (UM6P) since september 2017. His research activity is mainly focused on the physiological and biochemical responses of plant to different abiotic stress. His participation in national and international conferences and seminars is very rich and he has published over 50 peer-reviewed articles in international journals. In 2018, he joins the editorial board of Plant Physiology and Biochemistry journal.