Distinguished Lectures Series

At Zewail City of Science and Technology we seek to broaden the educational experience of our students through a series of lectures presented by influential people in the different fields of science and knowledge.

The Distinguished Lecture Series aims to spread powerful ideas and experience among our students through thought-provoking discussions and debates in a wide range of topics. 


Previous Lectures


Sir Magdi Yacoub, Prof. Mostafa El-Sayed, Dr. Mohamed Ghoneim, Dr. Ahmed Okasha, and many others of national and international renown have came to Zewail City's campus to share thier insights, life experience, and knowledge with our students. 


Genomic Approaches in Personalized Therapy: Advances and Challenges

Prof. Sherif El-Khamisy

Each cell in our bodies undersgoes thousands of DNA breaks everyday. If a single one of those is not dealt with quickly and efficiently, it may lead to a myriad of diseases.

How are scientists exploring new approaches to personalize therapy based on the exact genetic change that went wrong? And what are the ethical barriers facing some of these applications?



A Robotic Avatar for Oceanic Discovery

Prof. Oussama Khatib Seminar

In an interesting talk, Prof. Oussama Khatib takes the audience at Zewail City of Science and Technology on a journey to the deep blue oceans using the robot called "One Ocean" to discover lost cities in depths no man could ever reach.



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