Bacteriophage therapy: The new hope against antimicrobial resistance

7 July 2014

BacteriophageZewail City of Science and Technology research group is working on using bacteriophages for therapeutic purposes to contribute in solving the antimicrobial resistance crisis the world is witnessing. We aim to use bacteriophage to destroy the pathogenic bacteria such as E. Coli, Salmonella, and Staphylococcus and also to identify those pathogenic bacteria in both diagnostic laboratories and hospitals with different techniques.   continue reading

Zewail City’s Professor wins Abdul Hameed Shoman Award for Arab Researchers

22 June 2014

أ.د. صلاح عبيهProfessor Salah Obayya, Director of Center for Photonics and Smart Materials (CPSM) at Zewail City of Science and Technology, wins the annual Abdul Hameed Shoman Award for Arab Researchers 2013 in Engineering Sciences for the valuable research work he have conducted in the field of green engineering equally with Dr.Nesreen Ghaddar, professor of mechanical engineering at the American University of Beirut (AUB), Lebanon. Obayya has won the State Prize for Academic Excellence in Engineering Sciences in 2013, and the State Incentive Award for Engineering Sciences in 2005/2006.   continue reading