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Prof. Dr. Sameh Soror is head of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology department at the Faculty of Pharmacy Helwan University and Director of the Centre for Scientific Excellence "Helwan Structural Biology Research (HSBR)". He is also serving as the foreign secretary and supervisor of cultural and scientific relations at Academy of Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT). He was graduated from Faculty of Pharmacy, Cairo University with the grade Excellent (honor) in 1997 and he received his Master degree in genetics from Kaiserslautern University, Germany in 2003 followed by a PhD degree in genetic engineering in 2007. He worked as postdoctoral researcher at Free University Brussels from 2008 to 2009 and 2011-2012 and at Flames Institute for Biotechnology (VIB) in Belgium from 2009-2011. He is a member of the International Science Council (ISC) advisory committee on outreach and engagement. He was a Co-Chair of the GYA. He has been selected as a member and secretary general of the council of education and scientific research policies at ASRT. Sameh Soror has a profound expertise in participation and managing research grants. He was a member of the National Committee of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and the National Committee of crystallography in the Egyptian Academy of Scientific Research (ASRT) and he served as board member of the Global Council of the IAP Science Education Program (SEP). He is cofounder of the Egyptian young academy of sciences (EYAS) and member of its advisory board. He is a member of the steering committee of INGSA-African chapter and a member of the committee which oversees the IAP project on “Harnessing science, engineering and medicine to address Africa’s challenges”, in partnership with the institute of advanced study (Princeton) and funded by Carnegie Cooperation of New York. He is the chair of the membership committee for NAM S&T center. Awards He was lionized by world economic forum in 2012 during the meeting of new champions in Tianjin, China. He was awarded the state prize for advanced technological sciences, which supports medical sciences in 2013. He was awarded the Helwan university prize in basic science for 2013/2014, and Helwan university excellence prize in medical sciences 2017/2018.