National Biotech Congress Vol.1


“Bio Team Egypt” Foundation launches the first volume of the “National Biotech Congress” under the slogan of “A Neoteric Millennium”. This conference comes after many collaborations both on the academic and professional level to enhance the engagement of the Egyptian Biotechnology community in similar mega events concerned with the biotechnology development in the Egypt and MENA region. “National Biotech Congress - NBC” hosted at the great conferences hall of the applied artists organization on 20 - 22 Feb 2020 in collaboration with Desert Research Center (DRC), Agricultural Research Center (ARC), National Research Center (NRC), The Egyptian Society for Progenitor Cell Research (ESBRC), and Ain Shams Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ACGEB).

After many challenges, “Bio Team Egypt” has succeeded in organizing the conference with the participation of tens of Doctors, professors, mentors, and entrepreneurs in addition to more than 850 Biotechnology researcher, students, and graduates along the three days of the conference. “National Biotech Congress” has witnessed for the first time in our team’s history media coverage from around Egypt and the Arab world to follow the conference lectures and workshops. Moreover, the biotechnology competition between all the attendees during the first day.

As mentioned above, many speakers have contributed to the conference by very informative lectures and rich discussions. Our team was so glad to organize the “National Biotech Congress” with the participation of Prof. Dr. Nadia Zakhary, the former Minister of Scientific Research, Prof. Dr. Ramy K. Aziz, Professor and Chairman, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Cairo University, Dr. Hepa El Naggar, Researcher in veterinary serum and vaccines research institute and PhD holder in virology, Veterinary Serum and Vaccines Research Institute (VSVRI), Agricultural Research Center (ARC). Dr. Mohamed Attia, Associate Professor, Gene Mapping, Agricultural Genetic Engineering Research Institute, ARC. Dr. Wael ElMenofy, Research Associate Professor, Molecular Microbiology, Agricultural Genetic Engineering Research Institute, ARC. Prof. Dr. Sameh S. Ali M.S., Ph.D., Head of Tumor Biology Research Program, 57357 Children's Cancer Hospital, Cairo, Egypt. Dr. Mohamed Abdelhakim, Associate Professor of Biochemistry - College of Biotechnology - Misr University for Science and Technology. Prof. Dr. Nagwa Elbadry, Professor and Founding Chair Biomedical Sciences Program Director, Center of Excellence for Stem cells and Regenerative Medicine (CESC), Zewail City of Science and Technology. Prof. Dr. Walid Elsharoud, PhD in Bacterial Physiology and Food Safety, The University of Reading (UK), Professor at Mansoura University. Prof. Dr. Salwa Elhalouty, Professor of Biochemistry, Pharmacognosy Department, National Research Centre. Mr. Ziad Aly, Founder and CEO Peacock Investment. Dr. Ehab Abdelraouf, Lecturer of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Coordinator of Molecular Biotechnology Program, Director of Bioinformatics Center, Faculty of Science, Helwan University. Dr. Mohamed Ali, Assistant Professor of Crop Genetic and Breeding at Plant Genetic Resources Department, Ecology and Dry Lands Agricultural Division. Desert Research Center (DRC), Egypt. Dr. Yasser Shahein, Professor of Biochemistry, Head of Molecular Biology Department, Genetic Engineering Division, National Research Centre. Prof. Dr. Ghada El-kamah, Professor of Clinical Genetics, Coordinator of the Hereditary Blood Disorders and Genodermatoses Clinics and Research Teams, Human Genetics and Genome Research Division, National Research Centre. Prof. Dr. Mohamed Naguib, Center of Excellence for Agriculture, and a Professor of Genetics. Batool Loai, Research assistant, Urology and Nephrolofgy center, Mansoura. Amr Mahmoud, Research Assistant at Nanogate company, Former research associate at 57357. Abdelhamid Dawood, Teaching and Research Assistant, The American University in Cairo.

“National Biotech Congress” attendees has witnessed many lectures in very important topics such as: Biochemical and Genetic Tumor Markers, Microbial Genomics and the Human Microbiome Project, Reverse genetics of avian influenza virus, The "ome" era, Baculovirus Technology, Mitochondria, our evolutionary internal Master, Nanocapsule: the incredible drug delivery system, Organoid Engineering and Biomimetic Scaffolds in Regenerative Medicine, Environmental Biotechnology and Startup potential in Egypt.

About Us

Bio Team Egypt
We are Egyptian activists in the field of Biotechnology and Entrepreneurship awareness. Researchers, engineers and undergrad students from divers Egyptian universities and institutions. One target has collected us, is to create an Egyptian scientific community which is specialized into Biotechnology.

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