Electoral Committee 2021 – Sherif Elnagdy

Sherif Elnagdy

I am an Associate Professor at the Botany and Microbiology Department, Faculty of Science, Cairo University. I received my Ph.D. in Evolutionary genetics, at the Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge, UK, in 2008, where I was a member in a team investigating the diversity of male-killing bacteria in the Coccinellidae around the world. I was a Fulbright Visiting Scholar, at the University of Rochester, USA, 2013. I have been teaching many courses in Microbiology and Biotechnology in Egypt, UK, Poland, Romania and Sweden. I represented Egypt in more than 30 International conferences and meetings such as The World Science Forum, The World Biotechnology Forum, Lindau Nobel Laureates Meeting and above all, I was the first young Egyptian Scientist to be officially invited and attended the Nobel Prize ceremony in Stockholm, Sweden, 2011. Also I attended many international courses and workshops. I published many research articles in Peer reviewed international scientific journals in Microbiology. The latest of my publications were two articles proposing a novel therapy and immunity booster against COVID-19. I had 56 new genes registered at the Gene-bank Database. I am currently a reviewer for many international journals and national journals. I am affiliated to many international Scientific and Youth entities and organizations. Also, I supervised many Masters and PhD theses. I have many responsibilities, the latest of all are the Leader of the Young Fulbright Scholars Circle in Egypt and the Secretary General of University of Cambridge-Egypt Forum (CEF).