Who Is She

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Personal information

Professor Emeritus of Human Genetics
Samia Temtamy

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Languages

Arabic
English

Contact information / Work

National Research Center
Clinical Genetics
Egypt

Education

Ph.D., Human Genetics, Johns Hopkins University, Maryland, U.S.A. 1966.
D.C.H., Pediatrics, Cairo University, Egypt. 1960.
M.B., Medicine and Surgery, Cairo University, Egypt. 1957.

Competences

Human Genetics
Pediatrics

Work history

Jobs: 
Professor Emeritus of Human Genetics, the National Research Center, 1995.
Head of the Division of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, NRC (1985-1987)
Head of the Department of Human Genetics. NRC (1977-1991)
Honorary office and memberships: 
Member of the European Society of Human Genetics.
Editor-in-Chief Middle East Journal of Medical Genetics: Publisher: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins/Wolters Kluwer, 2012.
President and founding member of the National Society of Human Genetics, National Research Center, Egypt.
Member of the American Society of Human Genetics.
Productions and works: 
She has more than 250 published specialized papers.
She has participated in more than 60 conferences.

Awards

HUGO (Human Genome Organization) Prize for Africa 2017(Switzerland), the prize was received in Barcelona, Spain on February, 7, 2017.
Nile Prize (Academy of Scientific Research and Technology (Egypt) 2011.
Pioneer Female Scientist Prize: Creative Women in Human Genetics, Bahrain 2009.
State Prize of Merit in Medical Sciences by the Egyptian Academy of Scientific Research and Technology, 2000.