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Tamer A. Sharaf El Din, BVSc, MVSc, PhD

  • Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Avian Pathologist and Outreach Veterinarian
Tamer A. Sharaf El Din, BVSc, MVSc, PhD
Room 004
Animal Diagnostic Lab
Wiley Lane

University Park, PA 16802
Work Phone: 814-865-4209

Areas of Expertise

  • - Avian reoviruses pathogenensis and immune response.
  • - Poultry/Veterinary diagnostic pathology.
  • - Experimental animal models development and lesion scoring.
  • - Diagnostic technology development.
  • - Sequencing technologies/Next generation sequencing.
  • - Vaccine development and evaluation trials.

Education

  1. - PhD (Avian Pathology), University of Minnesota, USA
  2. - MVSc (Avian Pathology), Zagazig University, Egypt
  3. - BVSc, Zagazig University, Egypt

 

 

  • Publications:

    1-       Sharafeldin TA, Chen Q, Mor SK, Goyal SM, Porter RE. Altered Biomechanical Properties of Gastrocnemius Tendons of Turkeys Infected with Turkey Arthritis Reovirus. Vet Med Int. 2016; 2016: 7829138. doi: 10.1155/2016/7829138. Epub 2016 Dec 25. PubMed PMID: 28105381; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5220524.

    2-      Sharafeldin TA, Singh A, Abdel-Glil MY, Mor SK, Porter RE, Goyal SM.Prevalence of parvovirus in Minnesota turkeys. Poult Sci. 2017 Feb1; 96(2):320-324. doi: 10.3382/ps/pew283. Epub 2016 Sep 2. PubMed PMID: 27591277.

    3-       Ali A, Elmowalid G, Abdel-Glil M, Sharafeldin T, Abdallah F, Mansour S, Nagy A, Ahmed B, Abdelmoneim M. Etiology and pathology of epidemic outbreaks of avian  influenza H5N1 infection in Egyptian chicken farms. Pol J Vet Sci. 2015; 18(4):779-86. doi: 10.1515/pjvs-2015-0101. PubMed PMID: 26812820.

    4-      Sharafeldin TA, Mor SK, Sobhy NM, Xing Z, Reed KM, Goyal SM, Porter RE. A Newly Emergent Turkey Arthritis Reovirus Shows Dominant Enteric Tropism and Induces Significantly Elevated Innate Antiviral and T Helper-1 Cytokine Responses. PLoS One. 2015 Dec 11; 10(12):e0144085. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0144085. eCollection 2015. PubMed PMID: 26659460; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4684236.

    5-       Mor SK, Bekele AZ, Sharafeldin TA, Porter RE, Goyal SM. Efficacy of Five Commonly Used Disinfectants Against Turkey Arthritis Reovirus. Avian Dis. 2015 Mar; 59(1):71-3. PubMed PMID: 26292537.

    6-      Sharafeldin TA, Mor SK, Verma H, Bekele AZ, Ismagilova L, Goyal SM, Porter RE. Pathogenicity of newly emergent turkey arthritis reoviruses in chickens. Poult Sci. 2015 Oct; 94(10):2369-74. doi: 10.3382/ps/pev233. Epub 2015 Aug 17. PubMed PMID: 26287002.

    7-       Sharafeldin TA, Mor SK, Bekele AZ, Verma H, Noll SL, Goyal SM, Porter RE. Experimentally induced lameness in turkeys inoculated with a newly emergent turkey reovirus. Vet Res. 2015 Feb 24; 46: 11. doi: 10.1186/s13567-015-0144-9. PubMed PMID: 25828424; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4337105.

    8-       Mor SK, Verma H, Sharafeldin TA, Porter RE, Ziegler AF, Noll SL, Goyal SM. Survival of turkey arthritis reovirus in poultry litter and drinking water. Poult Sci. 2015 Apr; 94(4):639-42. doi: 10.3382/ps/pev025. Epub 2015 Mar 5. PubMed PMID: 25743416.

    9-      Mor SK, Marthaler D, Verma H, Sharafeldin TA, Jindal N, Porter RE, Goyal SM. Phylogenetic analysis, genomic diversity and classification of M class gene segments of turkey reoviruses. Vet Microbiol. 2015 Mar 23; 176(1-2):70-82. doi: 10.1016/j.vetmic.2015.01.005. Epub 2015 Jan 19. PubMed PMID: 25655814.

    10-    Mor SK, Verma H, Bekele AZ, Sharafeldin TA, Porter RE, Goyal SM. One-step real-time reverse transcription-PCR for the detection of turkey reoviruses. Avian Dis. 2014 Sep; 58(3):404-7. PubMed PMID: 25518435.

    11-   Mor SK, Sharafeldin TA, Porter RE, Goyal SM. Molecular characterization of L class genome segments of a newly isolated turkey arthritis reovirus. Infect Genet Evol. 2014 Oct; 27: 193-201. doi: 10.1016/j.meegid.2014.07.012. Epub 2014 Jul 21. PubMed PMID: 25057811.

    12-   Mor SK, Verma H, Sharafeldin TA, Porter RE, Jindal N, Ziegler A, Goyal SM. Characterization of S class gene segments of a newly isolated turkey arthritis reovirus. Virology. 2014 Sep; 464-465:33-44. doi: 10.1016/j.virol.2014.06.009. Epub 2014 Jul 18. PubMed PMID: 25043587.

    13-   Sharafeldin TA, Mor SK, Bekele AZ, Verma H, Goyal SM, Porter RE. The role of avian reoviruses in turkey tenosynovitis/arthritis. Avian Pathol. 2014; 43(4):371-8. doi: 10.1080/03079457.2014.940496. PubMed PMID: 24980420.

    14-   Abdel-Glil MY, Mor SK, Sharafeldin TA, Porter RE, Goyal SM. Detection and characterization of Newcastle disease virus in formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissues from commercial broilers in Egypt. Avian Dis. 2014 Mar; 58(1):118-23. PubMed PMID: 24758123.

    15-   Mor SK, Sharafeldin TA, Abin M, Kromm M, Porter RE, Goyal SM, Patnayak DP. The occurrence of enteric viruses in Light Turkey Syndrome. Avian Pathol. 2013; 42(5):497-501. doi: 10.1080/03079457.2013.832145. PubMed PMID: 24066896.

    16-    Mor SK, Sharafeldin TA, Porter RE, Ziegler A, Patnayak DP, Goyal SM. Isolation and characterization of a turkey arthritis reovirus. Avian Dis. 2013 Mar; 57(1):97-103. PubMed PMID: 23678736.

 

Presentations:

-          Sharafeldin TA, Ali AA. Role of infectious bursal disease virus vaccines in interfering with the very virulent strain of the virus, Zagazig University College of Veterinary Medicine annual research conference, Luxor, Egypt, 2010

-          Sharafeldin TA, Ziegler AF, Porter RE. Peak deformities associated with bacterial infection in breeders, veterinary diagnostic laboratory seminar, University of Minnesota, 2011

-          Sharafeldin TA. Intensive Cyticercus tenuicollis infestation in a liver of a healthy sheep, veterinary diagnostic laboratory seminar, University of Minnesota, 2011

-          Sharafeldin TA, Mor SK, Porter RE, Goyal SM, Patnayak D. Role of enteric viruses in light turkey syndrome, North central avian disease conference, Saint  Paul, MN, 2012

-          Sharafeldin TA, Mor SK, Goyal SM, Porter RE. Pathogenicity of turkey arthritis reovirus, North central avian disease conference, Saint Paul, MN, 2013

-          Sharafeldin TA, Abdel-Glil MY, Mor SK, Porter RE, Goyal SM. Detection and characterization of turkey parvovirus in turkeys with poult enteritis syndrome, University of Minnesota research pride day, 2013

-          Sharafeldin TA, Mor SK, Goyal SM, Porter RE. Comparative pathogenicity of avian reoviruses in turkeys, American Association of Avian Pathology (AAAP), Chicago, 2013

-          Sharafeldin TA, Mor SK, Goyal SM, Porter RE. Long term pathogenicity of turkey arthritis reovirus in turkeys, North central avian disease conference, Saint Paul, MN, 2014

-          Sharafeldin TA, Mor SK, Goyal SM, Xing Z, Porter RE. Pathogenesis of turkey arthritis reovirus in turkeys, Western poultry disease conference, Mexico, 2014

-          Sharafeldin TA, Mor SK, Goyal SM, Xing Z, Reed K, Porter RE. Immunopathogenesis of turkey arthritis reovirus in turkeys, AAAP, Colorado, 2014

-          Sharafeldin TA. Complications associated with chronic ear infections in cats, veterinary diagnostic laboratory seminar, University of Minnesota, 2015

-          Sharafeldin TA, Mor SK, Goyal SM, Porter RE. Biomechanics of turkey tendons infected by turkey arthritis reovirus, AAAP, Boston, 2015

-          Sharafeldin TA, Mor SK, Goyal SM, Porter RE. An experimental model for studying the pathogenesis of a newly emergent turkey arthritis/tenosynovitis reovirus in turkeys, American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP), Minneapolis, MN, 2015

-          Sharafeldin TA, Porter RE. Viral tenosynovitis arthritis-case submission and oral presentation, Western Conference of Veterinary Diagnostic Pathologists (WCVDP), Abbotsford, BC, Canada, 2015.

-          Sharafeldin TA, Mor SK, Goyal SM, Porter RE. Turkey arthritis reovirus: pathogenicity shift and genetic profile. AAAP, San Antonio, 2016

-          Sharafeldin TA, Mor SK, Goyal SM, Porter RE. Prevalence of parvovirus in Minnesota turkeys. AAAP, San Antonio, 2016

-          Sharafeldin TA, Abdelghani H, Ali A, Attar E, Elgabri N, Mor SK, Hoerr FJ. Prevalence of oncogenic viruses in layers displaying tumors in Egypt. AAAP, Indianapolis, 2017

-          Sharaeldin TA. Reovirus research in turkey. 89th Northeasern Conference on Avian Diseases (NECAD), State College, PA 2017

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