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Biotechnology Center

Historical background

  • Started as biotechnology lab at 1981 in collaboration with Cairo centre for genetic resources under the umbrella of the United Nations.
  • Developed to be the biotechnology center at 1988.
  • Registered as a special unit at Faculty of Pharmacy Cairo University at 1999.
  • The centre has been equipped with wide range of instruments such as medium to large scale fermentors and instruments for dawn stream processes and quality control analysis (such as HPLC, PCR, Electrophoresis Units, Freeze Dryer, Ultracentrifuge, Advance Spectrophotometers, etc.
  • Was considered as centre of excellence at many national and international institutions due to its massive collaboration and research activities.
  • The centre activities have been suspended since 2003.
  • Ten International publications have been generated after suspending the centre activities due to its huge extended national and international collaborative projects and research activities.

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