Cairo University , Egypt
Naglaa Abdallah is a Professor and Head Genetics at Faculty of Agriculture, Cairo University and the Coordinator for BSc Biotechnology Program. In 2009, she was appointed to be the Editor-In-Chief of GM Crops, the first international peer reviewed journal of its kind will be launched to focus exclusively on genetically modified crops. In August 2011, she was nominated to be the director of Egypt Biotechnology Information Center (EBIC), part of a growing network of Biotechnology Information Centers (BICs) of ISAAAâ€™s Global Knowledge Centre on Crop Biotechnology popularly known as KC â€“ a uniqueinitiative on crop biotechnology established way back in 2000 to meet the growing need for biotech crops related credible information in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Dr. Abdallah is a member of the Institutional Biosafety Committee at Faculty of Agriculture, Cairo University. In 1991, she joined the Agricultural Genetic Engineering Research Institute as senior scientists where she did most of her researches. Her research focuses on plant molecular.Genetics and bioinformatics. She is particularly interested in developing transgenic plants resistant to pathogens and better suited for environmental challenges.
plant Genomics, Plant Science
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