Sameh Soror

Foreign Secretary & Supervisor of Scientific and Cultural Relations

Soror photo

Sameh Soror is an Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the Faculty of Pharmacy Helwan University and Director of the Centre for Scientific Excellence "Helwan Structural Biology Research (HSBR)". He was graduated from Faculty of Pharmacy, Cairo University with the grade Excellent (honour) in 1997 and he received his Master degree in genetics from Kaiserslautern University, Germany in 2003 followed by a PhD degree in genetic engineering in 2007. He worked as postdoctoral researcher at Free University Brussels from 2008 to 2009 and 2011-2012 and at Flames Institute for Biotechnology (VIB) in Belgium from 2009-2011. From 2013 to 2015 he was elected as Co-Chair of the GYA, to which he was admitted in 2011.

He is member of the National Committee of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in the Egyptian Academy of Scientific Research (ASRT) and he served as board member of the Global Council of the IAP Science Education Program (SEP) from 2013-2015. He was lionized by world economic form in 2012 during the meeting of new champions in Tianjin, China. He was awarded the state prize for advanced technological sciences, which serves medical sciences 2013 and the Helwan university prize in basic science for 2013/2014. He is cofounder of the Egyptian young academy of sciences (EYAS) and member of its advisory board.