Dr. Ahmed is a Researcher at Desert Research Center- Egypt, in Plant Pathology Research. He did his doctoral study on application of genetic markers for developing resistance of barley against fungal disease, drought and salinity, and obtained his PhD through Sadat City University, Egypt in 2010. He was also a Visiting Scholar at Division of Bioresource Sciences, Kangwon National University, Chuncheon, Korea.Dr. Ahmed's research interests mainly include plant pathology. He has research experiences with plant-associated microbes, biological control and application of nanotechnology in plant pathology, and he is a member of some international professional Societies. In recent five years Dr. Ahmed has published over 18 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters, and served as reviewer and Editorial Board Member of several international academic journals.
Roles at GPMB 2017:Trends In Plant Science Session Chairman