Carole Ayoub Moubareck


  • 2001-2005       PhD Microbiology, Paris Cité University, France
  • 2000-2001       MSc Microbiology, Paris Saclay University, France
  • 1995-2000       BSc Pharmacy, Lebanese American University, Lebanon
  • Microbiology, antibiotic resistance, gut microbiota, environmental microorganisms, food security
  • Professor, College of Natural and Health Sciences, Zayed University since 2022-present
  • Associate Professor, College of Natural and Health Sciences, Zayed University 2016-2022
  • Assistant Professor, Natural Science and Public Health Department, Zayed University since 2014-2015
  • Assistant Professor, Saint Joseph University, 2010-2014
  • Associate Director of the National Centre for Resistance to Antibiotics, Institut Pasteur, 2007-2009
  • Research Manager, Centre for Food Safety of Danone, 2006-2007
  • Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Institut Pasteur, 2005-2006
  • Performed a Post-Doctoratal fellowship in Immumology, Institut Pasteur, France, 2005-2006.
  • Supervised the theses of 5 PhD, 6 PharmD, 5 master, and 41 bachelor students
  • Completed the Environment Leadership Program in 2020 accredited by Dubai’s Knowledge and Human Development Authority
  • Participate since 2013 to the summer school Master program of Saint Joseph University – Lebanon and participated in 2019 and 2022 to the summer school Undergraduate program of Beijing Foreign Studies University – China
  • Highly experienced in international collaborations. Design and implement protocols involving hospitals; submit ethical approvals; organize recruitment of healthy volunteers, patients, and health workers; manage confidential data.
  • Author of 42 publications with 36 in Q1/Q2 journals (20 as first author and three as single author)
  • Consultant for the private sector (Pfizer, Nestlé) and governmental entities (UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment, Dubai Municipality).
  • Elected member of the Scientific Committee of the Emirates Society for Clinical Microbiology (ESCM). 2021-present
  • Appointed member of the National Sub-Committee for AMR Surveillance at the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP). 2021-present
  • Registered Pharmacist in the Order of Pharmacists of Lebanon. 2006-present
  • Editor of journals. Antibiotics, Beneficial Microbes. Peer Reviewer of Journal of Applied Microbiology, Microbial Drug Resistance, Hygiene, Infection and Drug Resistance, Microorganisms
  • Daoud L, Al Marzooq F, Ayoub Moubareck C, Ghazawi A, Collyns T. Elucidating the effect of iron acquisition systems in Klebsiella pneumoniae on susceptibility to the novel siderophore-cephalosporin Cefiderocol. PLoS ONE (Q1). 2022, Vol. 17, issue 12.
  • Hammoudi Halat D, Ayoub Moubareck C. The Intriguing Carbapenemases of Pseudomonas aeruginosa: Current Status, Genetic Profile, and Global Epidemiology. Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine (Q2). 2022, Vol. 95, issue 4, pp. 507-515.
  • Abou-Samra M, Venema K, Ayoub Moubareck C, Karavetian M. The association of Peptide Hormones with Glycemia, Dyslipidemia, and Obesity in Lebanese Individuals. Metabolites (Q2). 2022, 12, 1051.
  • Ayoub Moubareck C. The Effectiveness of Project-Based Learning on Emirati Undergraduate Students in a Microbiology Course. Learning and Teaching in Higher Education: Gulf Perspectives (Q4). 2022, Vol. 18 No. 2, pp. 95-106.
  • Ali Ahmad M, Karavetian M, Ayoub Moubareck C, Wazz G, Mahdi T, Venema K. The Association between Peptide Hormones with Obesity and Insulin Resistance Markers in Lean and Obese Individuals in the United Arab Emirates. Nutrients (Q1). 2022, 14, 1271.
  • Ayoub Moubareck C, Hammoudi Halat D. The collateral effects of COVID-19 pandemic on the status of carbapenemase producing pathogens. Frontiers in cellular and infection microbiology (Q1). 2022, March; 12:1-11. doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2022.823626
  • Geitani R, Ayoub Moubareck C, Costes F, Marti L, Karam Sarkis D, Touqui L. Bactericidal effects and stability of LL-37 and CAMA in the presence of human lung epithelial cells. Microbes and infection (Q2). 2022, 24, 104928:1-10.
  • Ayoub Moubareck C. Human Milk Microbiota and Oligosaccharides: A Glimpse into Benefits, Diversity, and Correlations. Nutrients (Q1). 2021, 13, 1123.
  • Ayoub Moubareck C, Halat D., Nabi A., AlSharhan M., AlDeesi Z., Han A., Celiloglu H., Sarkis D. Detection of OXA-23, GES-11 and NDM-1 among carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in Dubai: A preliminary study. Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance (Q2). 2021, Mar; 24:27-28.
  • Ayoub Moubareck C. Polymyxins and bacterial membranes: A review of antibacterial activity and mechanisms of resistance. Membranes (Q2). 2020, Aug; 10, 181:1-30.
  • Received the Teaching Innovation Research Fund in 2019, AdvanceHE teaching certificate in 2020 from the UK Higher Education Academy and the Zayed University Exemplary Merit Award in Teaching in 2016 and 2021
  • Received Zayed University Exemplary Merit Award in Research in 2020 and the Provost’s Research Fellowship Award in 2022.