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Biotechnology Program – Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) – P.O. Box 24885 – Safat 13109 – Kuwait

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Principal Research Scientist
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Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research
AlMomin is a Senior Research Scientist at the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) and Vice President of TWAS for the Arab partner since 2020. She contributed to the establishment of a Kuwaiti national biotechnology program and leads a Government initiative to establish a National Centre of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology. She initiated the inclusion of KISR as an affiliated centre with the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), being also Kuwait's Liaison Officer at ICGEB. AlMomin is a certified risk management professional from the International Federation of Biosafety Association (IFBSA) and is a member of several entities, including the Commission of Science and Technology for Sustainable Development, the International Council for the Life Sciences, the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World. Her research interests are genetic engineering, diagnostics, population genetics, biodiversity and biosafety. She led several pioneer projects and introduced several scientific innovations in her country and MENA region. She serves as a chair and member of several national and international committees.
Sustainable Development Goals: 
1 - No poverty
2 - Zero hunger
3 - Good health and well-being
4 - Quality education
5 - Gender equality
6 - Clean water and sanitation
7 - Affordable and clean energy
8 - Decent work and economic growth
9 - Industry, innovation and infrastructure
10 - Reduced inequality
12 - Responsible consumption and production
13 - Climate action
14 - Life below water
15 - Life on land
16 - Peace, justice and strong institutions
17 - Partnerships for the goals
Biotechnology; genetic engineering; biosafety; biosecurity; embryo transfer and manipulation; molecular diagnostics; biotyping; GMO, centres of excellence
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Last updated on 13/09/2022