Aboul-Ata E Aboul-Ata
Arab Society for Virology
Aboul-Ata E. Aboul-Ata, Professor Dr. of Plant virology, who was born on Mar.22nd 1948 in Sharkia, Egypt, is the president of ArSV (Arab Society for Virology) in 2013 for 3 years. He was formerly Department Head of Plant Virus and Phytoplasma Research, Plant Pathology Research Institute at Agricultural Research Center, Giza, Egypt for 3 years (2003-2006), and Head of Molecular laboratory at Plant Virus and Phytoplasma Res. from Sep. 2005 up to now. In 2007, he has been awarded committee membership of Egyptian Society of Advanced Material and Nano Technology. He is being a committee-member of Egyptian Society of Virology since initiation in 2001. He is being member of the Molecular Virology Group at the University of Kentucky, USA, American Phytopathological Society, The New York Academy of Sciences, American Society for Microbiology, Federation of British Plant Pathologists (FBPP) UK, Egyptian Society of Entomology, Egyptian Society of Plant Pathology, Egyptian Society of Applied Microbiology, African Virology Associan (AVA), South Africa, Record World-18, 2001 GNNF 2852757104, USA. Aboul-Ata is the author of more than 40 scientific papers in different approaches i.e. Gene Silencing, sequencing of viral genes. He is being the author of chapters in different books i.e. Mediterranean Link Committee for Processing Tomato Research (MELCOPTOR) Book and Virus Diseases and Control in Arab World. As new era of research, he is leading an Egyptian research group (Human Virologists and Molecular Biologists) for a Swedish-funded project on Plant-based vaccine against HSV-2 in collaboration with Gothenburg University, Sweden throughout 2007-2010.