Bachelor's in Pharmaceutical Sciences; Master's in Genetic Engineering; PhD in Genetic Engineering. Formerly: Research Assistant, National Organization of Drug Control and Research, Egypt; Demonstrator of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Helwan, Egypt; Research Assistant, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany; four years as postdoctoral Fellow, Free University, Brussels. Currently, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Helwan University, Egypt. Member, Global Young Academy. Founding Member, Egyptian Young Academy; promotes idea of national young academies in Arab and Islamic countries. Recognized in Who's Who in the World, 2011. Expertise/interests: protein engineering and determination of protein structures, promoting science as a career, increasing public awareness of science and science policy.