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A science pilgrim with an enriching journey. An apothecary turned neuroscientist, embarked on a global expedition to study the brain, conducting research on four continents! As a passionate educator, I inspire students to be curious about the world around them, cultivate critical thinking, and nurture a lifelong love for learning. Alongside my scientific pursuits, I've evolved into an internationally-acclaimed public speaker and an award-winning science communicator, harnessing the power of storytelling to captivate diverse audiences with the marvels of science. In all my endeavors, my unwavering mission is to bridge the gap between science and society.




Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) - The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne

Lausanne, Switzerland 


American University in Cairo (AUC)

Cairo, Egypt


Helwan University

Cairo - Egypt

Ph.D. in Neuroscience.
Thesis project carried out in the lab of Neuroepigenetics at EPFL. In my PhD, I have managed to shed the light on how our brains process traumatic memories, and where they are stored in the brain, and how would it be possible to overcome such traumata. 

M.Sc. in Biotechnology.
Thesis project in the lab of Neurogenetics at 
UT Southwestern Medical Centre - Dallas, Texas
(July 2011 till October 2012).  

B.Sc. of Pharmacy.
Worked as a community pharmacist for 2 years, and did research at the Pharmaceutical Industries division at the biggest research centre in Egypt, the National Research Centre (NRC). 

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