Dr. Wael Elmenofy

Dr. Dr. Wael Elmenofy - Biography

• Dr. Wael Elmenofy – Biography

Associate Professor, Molecular Microbiology, AGERI, ARC.

Dr. Wael received his B.Sc. (1994), Department of Animal Science and M.Sc. (2002) Department of Genetics, Faculty of Agriculture, Cairo University, Egypt. In 2002, I joined the research group of Prof. Bruce Hammock, University of California Davis, USA, for a short visit through the Molecular and Cell Biology Network (MCBN). In 2003, he joined the Department of Microbiology, Kobe University, Japan as a trainee for genetic characterization of soil microflora. In 2008, he awarded full degree scholarship (4 years) from German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) where I received my Ph.D. in Molecular Virology, Institute for Organismic and Molecular Evolutionary Biology, Faculty of Biology, Johannes-Gutenberg University of Mainz, Germany. In 2011, he continued his career with post-doctoral fellowship at Julius Kühn-Institut, Darmstadt, Germany focusing on genetic characterization of baculoviruses. In 2012, He returned to AGERI, as a head of the Laboratory of Virology to study the baculovirus genome and biotechnological applications of baculoviruses. A personal grant from STDF and ASRT allowed me to initiate research on baculoviruses new isolates characterization and virus-host interaction. Afterward, he obtained a tenure position as research assistant professor at AGERI in 2009. Since 2017, He is working as a lecturer for molecular biology and biotechnology (Part time) at Department of Chemistry (Biotechnology Program), Faculty of Science, Cairo University. Currently, I became research associate professor in 2018 at AGERI. he serve the DAAD as Trustee and as Student Contest Committee.

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