King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
I started my undergraduate studies at Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Egypt. I got my master degree from Helwan University (1999) then I started research on malaria during my PhD (2000-2004) at Molecular Parasitology Institute, Heinrich Heine University, Duesseldorf, Germany. I am working now at King Saud University as a full Professor. My permanent job is at Faculty of Science, Helwan University, Egypt. I have close to 180 peer reviewed publications in international journals. I am an editor in several journals.
• General area of research is natural products, nanotechnology and Molecular Parasitology.
• Studying the host gene regulation during parasitic infection.
• Understanding the impacts of natural products and nanoparticles on host-parasite interactions.
Honors and awards
State Encouragement Prize for Biological Sciences (Egypt 2017).