In the realm of tangible academic contributions from the academic community at Al-Noor University College, Dr. Sameer Khalaf Abdullah, Assistant Dean for Scientific Affairs, participated in the Third Scientific Conference for Biological Sciences. The conference was organized by the Department of Biology Sciences at the College of Science, University of Mosul, on November 21st and 22nd, 2018. Dr. Sameer chaired one of the scientific sessions of the conference and presented another research paper during a separate session, focusing on the secretion of the mycotoxin Ochratoxin by fungi contaminating fresh and dried grape berries.