Samia Temtamy

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Personal information

Title: 

Professor Emeritus of Human Genetics

Contact information (work)

Company name: 
National Research Center
Department: 
Clinical Genetics
Country: 
Egypt
Work email address: 
samiatemtamy@yahoo.com

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

Languages: 

Arabic

English

Jobs

Work history: 

 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

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.