Noha O. Saber

Research Group Staff

Lab Technician




Research Interests

Noha Omar Saber is a medical laboratory technologist graduated from King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah. Noha spent her internship year in Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare.

Selected Publications

  • The genome of Chenopodium quinoa. Nature 542:307    (2017) Jarvis DE*, Ho YS*, Lightfoot DJ*, Schmöckel SM*, Li B*, Borm T, Ohyanagi H, Mineta K, Michell CT, Saber N, Kharbatia NM, Rupper RR, Sharp AR, Dally N, Boughton BA, Woo YH, Gao G, Schijlen E, Guo X, Momin AA, Negrão S, Al-Babili S, Gehring C, Roessner U, Jung C, Murphy K, Arold ST, Gojobori T, van der Linden CG, van Loo EN, Jellen EN, Maughan PJ, Tester M. *These authors contributed equally to this work.


  • Bachelor in Medical Laboratory Technology. 
  • Faculty of Applied Medical Sciences from King Abdul-Aziz University. Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.      

Professional Profile

  • Graduation project - Study the Hormonal Changes During Menstrual Cycle, supervised by Dr. Hamed Khoja
  • Saudi Aramco Dhahran Medical Center (SAMSO) Laboratory Technologist.
  • King Abdulaziz University Hospital Laboratory Technologist.

Scientific and Professional Membership

  • Prof. Mark Tester's Group
  • CDA - Center for Desert Agriculture
  • BESE - Biological and Environmental Science and Engineering Division

Research Interests Keywords

Salinity tolerance Molecular biology