Dr. Amr T. M. Saeb is currently the Head of Genetics, Microbiology and Biotechnology Department, Strategic Center for Diabetes Research (SCDR), Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He is running the Medical Microbiology Laboratory at the same research facility. He is also an Assistant Professor at College of Medicine, King Saud University, KSA. He earned his Ph.D. (Molecular Phylogenetics and Population Genetics) from The Ohio State University, the United States of America in 2006. He has been in the research and teaching profession for more than 20 years in Egypt, the United States of America then in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Recently, He and his team discovered the Diabetic foot ulcer pathogenic bacterium Proteus mirabilis SCDR 1 (The first Non-induced Nanosilver resistant bacteria) which is one of his various contributions to science. His book "Genetics of Diabetes" which currently on the press, would indisputable be a great addition to the knowledge of genetics and diabetes. He is an author and co-authors many published in International peer-reviewed scientific papers. His ongoing researches are in collaboration with national and international researchers. He is the Editor-in-Chief of SOP Transaction on Inheritance and Genetic Engineering, and a member of the Editorial Board of several scientific journals. He is a recipient of the international acclaimed “Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Award” for his dedication and passion in his work. His biography has been included in the Who’s Who in the World 2015. He is a distinguished international speaker in many scientific conferences and congresses. He earned a lifetime membership by election from the National Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi for his superior academic excellence.
His research interest is focused on but not limited to Molecular Genetics, bacterial pathogenomics and virulence, molecular pathology, comparative genomics, bioinformatics, metagenomics and human genetics.