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Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Pharmacy – Cairo University – 11562 Cairo – Egypt

Ramy Karam
Current position: 
Professor and Chair, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
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Faculty of Pharmacy, Cairo University
Ramy K. Aziz is currently professor and chair of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the Faculty of Pharmacy-Cairo University. He earned his PhD in microbiology and immunology from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, USA in 2005, and, since then performed postdoctoral research at leading institutions including the University of Chicago, San Diego State University, and the University of California San Diego. His research interests span molecular epidemiology, systems biology of microbial pathogens, evolution and emergence microbial pathogenesis and resistance, microbial and bacteriophage genomics and metagenomics, the human microbiome and pharmacomicrobiomics. His scientific publications include a book, 7 book sections, 65 articles in peer-reviewed journals, in addition to blogs and web pages oriented to transformative education and science communication.
Sustainable Development Goals: 
3 - Good health and well-being
4 - Quality education
5 - Gender equality
6 - Clean water and sanitation
16 - Peace, justice and strong institutions
Young Affiliate Alumnus
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Scientific field:
04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences
TWAS Awards: 
TWAS Regional Prize in Development of Scientific Educational Material (2015)
TWAS Regional Office: 
TWAS Arab Regional Partner (TWAS-AREP)
Last updated on 13/03/2018