Suez Canal University

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Suez Canal University, organized a workshop to present the “Results of the Genetic and Antigenic Characterization Project of Foot and Mouth Viruses in Egypt to Improve Local Vaccines”

The workshop comes in accordance with the instructions of Prof. Dr. Nasser Mandour, President of the University, to direct scientific research to address and develop solutions to community issues, and within the framework of his keenness for scientific research to play its role in achieving the goals of sustainable development, and to actively participate in solving the issues and challenges of the Egyptian state in its path towards building.

The workshop was held under the general supervision of Prof. Dr. Mohamed Saad Zaghloul, Vice President for Postgraduate Studies and Research, and Prof. Dr. Ahmed Zaki, Vice President for Community Service and Environmental Development.

Under the executive supervision of Prof. Dr. Dalia Mansour, Dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine, Prof. Dr. Mohamed El Shabrawy, Vice Dean for Community Service and Environmental Development, Prof. Dr. Rania Helmy, Vice Dean for Postgraduate Studies and Research, and Dr. Mohamed Mostafa El Souissi, Head of Animal Medicine Department.

The workshop was presented by Dr. Mohamed Salem Sultan, the principal researcher on the project.

It was attended by Prof. Dr. Salah El-Din Moselhy, Professor of Pathology and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Authority for the Protection and Development of Lakes and Fisheries, Dr. Nashwa Mahmoud Ismail, Head of the Ismailia Sub-Lab, Dr. Hamid Al-Aqnas, Head of the Veterinary Syndicate and Undersecretary of the Ministry of Veterinary Medicine in Ismailia, and Dr. Ehab Mahmoud, Head of the Veterinary Syndicate in Port Said.

And a group of faculty members and researchers at  Animal Health Research Institute and the Directorate of Veterinary Medicine and Veterinarians,

The workshop witnessed scientific discussions and exchange of experiences and information, and came out with a number of recommendations.