Professor Raouf El Dairouty received his BSc. “ Dairying “ from Cairo University" ,1973 ,and M.S. " dairy microbiology "from Al Azhar Univ. , 1980 and Ph.D. degree "Microbiology " from Ain Shams Univ. ,1987 . He worked as a food and medical microbiologist at Central Public Health laboratories , Ministry of Health , 1977 to 1987 .Then he moved , worked and promoted as a researcher , associate professor, and professor ,since January 2000, till now as emeritus professor at Egyptian National Research Center (NRC) .He joined peace mission post research at Massachusetts University ,USA ,about monoclonal antibody (1989/1990) .He worked as a consultant for microbiological quality control in dairy plants and the baby food Arab Co. licensed " Garber ,USA",1980-1992.The main interest is in the field of food borne bacteria and their toxins ,where he published more than 45 specific research papers in national and international refereed journals .He has a patent registed at the Egyptian Academy of Scientific Research and Technology entitled “protein A latex agglutination for diagnosis of staphylococcal enterotoxins “.He is a principal investigator and co-principal for more than accomplished and working 6 national and international projects acting on the area of food borne bacteria and their toxins, new borne bacteria , rapid methods for bacterial diagnosis ,and the microbiological status of Egyptian ready to eat foods .Joined and key speaker of the NATO Science for peace and Security Program " Advances in Food Security and Safety against Terrorist and Natural Disasters " workshop ,2010 .He is leading a group of research staff in the microbiology laboratory ,NRC, through many of the current projects , supervising many of M.S. and Ph.D. theses , organizing and teaching of specific concerned training courses indoors and outdoors NRC. He is a reviewer and member of ASM society (1989-1992) and editorial board for many national and international journals such as IJM&P journal.
The main interest is in the field of food borne pathogenic bacteria and their toxins, food and dairy microbiology, new borne bacteria, rapid methods for bacterial diagnosis.