8th Euro Biotechnology Congress
Hattem M Mekky
University of Alexandria Egypt
Lecturer, Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Alexandria and the organiser of the Biotechnology unit in the School of Pharmacy, University of Alexandria. Visitor lecturer for 3 months on yearly basis in Oman Assistant Pharmacists institute. Awarded the degree of Bachelor (1999) and Master (2003) in Pharmaceutical Sciences from The Department of Pharmacognosy, School of Pharmacy, University of Alexandria, Alexandria, Egypt in 2003. Awarded the degree of PhD (2009) in Tissue Culture and Genetic Engineering from The University of Nottingham, Sutton Bonington Campus, Leicestershire, LE12 5RD, UK. Research interests in phytochemistry, biosynthesis, pharmacology and biotransformation of chemicals using medicinal plants and the comparison between secondary metabolite profiles of wild plants and those produced by plant tissue culture.