|Name||Farid E. Ahmed|
|University||Institute for Research in Biotechnology, GEM Tox Labs|
|Position||Editorial board member|
Farid E. Ahmed,Ph.D., male, molecular biologist, graduated from Biology Department, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt in 1965, with a B.S. in biology, then a master’s degree in immunology from the same university in 1969, then a doctoral degree in biophysics from The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA in 1975. He did post-doctoral research work during 1975-1978 at Biology Department, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY, USA. He directed the research activities at the Department of Toxicology in Pharmacopathics Research Laboratories in Laurel, MD, USA in 1979-1984. He became a Program Director at the U.S. National Academy of Sciences during 1984 through 1994 where he directed important studies on various science policy issues. He was a Visiting Professor at the Department of Biochemistry, Duke University Medical Center during 1995 to 1979. Then he was a Clinical Professor of Molecular Oncology at East Carolina University Cancer Center from 1998 to 2007. Then he formed a research and development biotechnology and toxicology consulting company at 2008, and is directing it up until now. He is a member of the editorial board of several scientific journals, serves as an expert consultant to the world health organization of the United Nations, and has been elected as a “Fellow” at the American Association for the Advancement of Science in the USA in 2007.