Gene Transfer & Insect Control Lab

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Research Information

  • Isolation, molecular identification and conservation of newly discovered insect viruses in Egypt.
  • Production of wild type and genetically modified baculoviruses for biological pest control.
  • Development of baculovirus expression system for protein production.
  • Study the development of insect resistance to local and authentic isolates of entomopathogenic bacteria and viruses.
  • Identification of neurotoxic peptides from scorpions and snakes and isolation of their genes to be used for genetic engineering of entomopathogenic viruses.
  • Production of antisera against major viruses in Egypt.


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Resources

  • under construction.

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Lab Information

Lab Senior:

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