News of Faculty of Biotechnology - MSA University

The Faculty of Biotechnology at October University for Modern Sciences and Arts (MSA University) organized an awareness campaign to eliminate violence against women over a period of 16 days, starting from November 25, which is the international day declared by the United Nations in solidarity with this issue.


Tuesday, 16 November 2021 14:44

Book Club

The Faculty of Biotechnology Book Club reopened its doors after a year and a half break due to the pandemic. The book club hosted a relaunch event that took place on Monday, 15th of November at the Student Services Building (SSB) to recruit new members.


Monday, 15 November 2021 09:24

Diabetes Awareness Day

Participation and positive interaction of university students in the Diabetes Awareness Day.


The faculty of Biotechnology organized the Diabetes Awareness Day for the second time, coinciding with the Diabetes Awareness Month on the university campus on Saturday, November 13, joined by the nutritionist Dr. Waad Amin, who gave a lecture on insulin resistance and the negative effect of unhealthy lifestyle and diet on the development of the disease and methods of prevention.


Monday, 23 August 2021 11:16

Ebhar Misr program

October University for Modern Sciences and Arts - MSA University, have met a group of talented students in science and technology within the framework of a three-day program, in coordination with the “Ebhar Misr” program under the auspices of Credit Agricole Egypt for Development of Education First Foundation, one of the non-profit civil society institutions that works to support public education in Egypt in cooperation with the Academy of Scientific Research at the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.

MSA university’s Faculty of Biotechnology Staff members & Students

Congratulations on earning your Microsoft Azure 900 AI certification!

MSA University would like to congratulate and extend its vast appreciation to the Faculty of Biotechnology staff members and students for completing and passing Microsoft artificial intelligence.

Our distinguished and amazing Faculty of Biotechnology conducted the Industrial Projects’ poster discussion day for the spring of 2021.


The day entailed our 3rd level undergraduate students presenting their applied research ideas inspired by external speaker sessions and field trips carried out throughout the Industrial Projects course.

The faculty of Biotechnology organized a Special Seminar on COVID-19 and Hematology or Blood disorders. The session was given by Doctor Major General Mohamed El Husseiny, consultant of Hematology.


Thursday, 20 May 2021 15:04

Industry Experts Session

In efforts of providing a prominent link to the industry, the Faculty of Biotechnology has orchestrated three guest speaker sessions for students led by different academics and industry experts.


In an effort to continue with the situated pedagogical approaches, the Faculty of Biotechnology organized a field trip for the industrial projects course to Zenin Sewage Treatment and Imbaba fresh water Treatment.


Tuesday, 20 April 2021 10:55

Stem Cell Storage and Separation session

The Faculty of Biotechnology held a guest speaker session for the Industrial Projects course where Dr Alyaa Seif, Head of the stem cell bank unit at Al Galaa Military Hospital gave a session on Stem Cell Storage and Separation in their institute.

Safely celebrating progress and achievements


The faculty of Biotechnology ceremoniously conducted their graduation projects discussion presentations on Monday the 29th of March. The faculty was keen on ensuring the safety of attendees, social distancing measures were implemented, masks were distributed and mandated in addition to sanitizing liquids being available throughout the rooms.


Sunday, 17 January 2021 09:52

Aflatoxin toxins in Tahini Products

MSA University and the Faculty of Biotechnology would love to congratulate its astonishing graduate Hana Tarek El Badry, a researcher and a patent assistant at Talal Abu- Ghazala Intellectual Property Company, for getting her nutritional research “Aflatoxin toxins in Tahini Products” published in one of the largest food magazines in England.

The Faculty of Biotechnology signed a cooperation protocol with the businessman, Engineer Mohamed Abdel-Rafea Al-Sisi, owner of Trans Chem Group for Industry and Trans Chem for Trade and Supplies, owner of the International Agency for Advertising, Training, Technical Consulting and Exhibitions, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Nano Kim for Trade and Industry and the owner of Naseej Kim Business International Magazine Owner of the month news website and head of the Finance Ministry Committee (taxes and customs) at the General Union of the Investors Division of the General Federation of Chambers of Commerce and the head of the Plastics and Petrochemicals Division of the Tenth of Ramadan Investors Association and the Chairman of the Council of Arab Scholars and Industry.

Thursday, 12 November 2020 11:06

Journal Club session

As MSA University is always keen to support and guide its students in their academic career, the Faculty of Biotechnology - organized the Journal Club session which was enrolled on Monday 2nd of November by 3 of the Biotechnology TAs and current LAs who have returned from completing their masters Programme at the University of Greenwich with thesis titles:


Wednesday, 11 November 2020 10:25

violence against women

Supporting the united nations initiative to end violence against women within 16 days of awarenesses through all worldwide countries until 25th of November.


Sunday, 01 November 2020 10:10

Breast cancer awareness day

The Faculty of Biotechnology hosted the breast cancer awareness day.


Wednesday, 21 October 2020 14:38

Faculty of Biotechnology Training Sessions

The pandemic has not hindered the Faculty of Biotechnology’s efforts to foster unique educational experiences.

Tuesday, 03 March 2020 12:11


Our amazing Biotechnology students participated in Science Operation Leaders in Egypt "SOLE" which is one of the most important national competitions tailored for biotechnology students all over the Egyptian universities

MSA University is always keen on providing its amazing & innovative Students with the cutting edge technologies to prepare them to the real life after graduation.

MSA University is always keen on providing its amazing & talented Students with the practical work experience to increase their awareness of the job market and prepare them to the real life after graduation.

The faculty of Biotechnology held their graduation project discussion day on Saturday the 1st of February 2020; the event entailed a marvellous celebration of the faculty’s 15 anniversary, for over 181 students and over 400 attendees, where a number of awards were presented for a multitude of events...


Monday, 06 January 2020 11:00

2019 - A year of global achievements

Dr. Nawal El-Degwi, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of MSA University is feeling proud to congratulate and praise the students and graduates of the university who won prizes and first places in many international competitions, entrepreneurship, tournaments and both local and international sports competitions during the year 2019 ....


- Genetic fingerprinting techniques.


- Definition of criminal crime and its stages.


- Methods of DNA separation through modern devices.


- Biological evidence in crime survey.


- The use of DNA in the identity of the deceased.


- Use of DNA in lineage issues.


- Definition of the interest of forensic medicine and its sections.


Wednesday, 20 November 2019 11:03

The First aid activities and training

The First aid activities and training concluded at the Faculty of Biotechnology in cooperation with the Egyptian Red Crescent Society, held in the period from 16 to 18 November 2019 inside the university headquarters in the presence of more than 45 students from various faculties.

Tuesday, 19 November 2019 09:42

1st Diabetes Awareness Campaign

An astounding success, the faculty of Biotechnology arranged for the ‘1st Diabetes Awareness Campaign’ with a phenomenal combination of speakers, sponsors and events!

Tuesday, 22 October 2019 14:53

Biotechnology's Awards Ceremony

In light of the academic and intellectual accomplishments of the Faculty of Biotechnology’s students and staff, the Faculty organized a very special Awards Ceremony to acknowledge and celebrate those distinguished successes.


Sunday, 20 October 2019 09:48

The Seed Processing Station

As part of the practical and field training for students of the Faculty of Biotechnology, MSA University, students enrolled in the (Host Plant Resistance) course visited the “Seed Processing Station” of Fine Seed International company in Sadat city.


Our amazing and wonderful students of the Faculty of Biotechnology visited the oldest and greatest sources of knowledge in history, which was developed by Alexander the Great and carried out by Ptolemy I and Ptolemy II, a library overlooking the Mediterranean shore in the most beautiful and oldest cities in the world as a part of Biotechnology's Book Club activity.


Tuesday, 08 October 2019 10:35

Human genome project

Our amazing young scientists from the faculty of biotechnology watched a movie about the Human genome project, the movie talked about the international scientific research project with the goal of determining the sequence of nucleotide base pairs that make up human DNA, and mapping all of the genes, it remains the world's largest collaborative biological project.

To further consummate the collaboration agreement between the faculty of Biotechnology at MSA University and the Egyptian Petroleum Research Institute (EPRI), delegates from the faculty members, presided by the Dean of the faculty Prof. Ayman Diab, visited the research institute, on Sunday the 14th of July, with the intent of determining the cooperative potential between establishments.


Our distinguished and amazing faculty of Biotechnology conducted the Industrial Projects’ Poster Discussion Day.

A huge success for the students’ 5th edition of “Biotechnology Horizons 2050” the conference of the Complex Genome Analysis course with the attendance of 253 students, staff and visitors where everyone enjoyed a scientific presentations and discussions, with the presence of pioneers in this field, Dr. Mohamed Attia, Dr. Mohamed El Hadidi, and Dr. Ahmed Nada.

What an Amazing photo day for Biotechnology, Pharmacy & Dentistry You are all special & MSA University is truly proud of what you became in the time you spent around campus creating unique memories single place of the University,

Monday, 18 March 2019 11:19

Biotechnology Best Presentation Award

Once again the biotechnology students did it!
Natalie Tamer, Lama El Najdi and Mohamed Ashraf won the best presentation award at the Third International Conference for Women in Science Network (World forum for women in science, Cairo, Egypt).

Thursday, 14 March 2019 10:40

Biotechnology guest speaker session

The faculty of Biotechnology orchestrated a guest speaker session , as part of the industrial projects course. The session was gratuitously provided by Mr. Omar Abdelrehim, Founder of Delta Aromatics and Dohler factories, and Dr. Joaquin Lanz, CEO of Delta Aromatics, the session entailed an exclusive insight into a prominent industrial sector i.e Flavoring, Condiments, and Perfumery industries.

Tuesday, 12 March 2019 13:53

Biotechnology Industrial field trips

The Faculty of Biotechnology organized two visits on the 12th of March as part of the scheme of the Industrial Project course.

Monday, 11 March 2019 12:08

Biotechnology Tissue culture training

In light of Faculty of Biotechnology’s mission of continuous development of its 150 students; the faculty has organised a tissue culture training at Cairo University Research Park,as a part of the cell and tissue culture course.


Monday, 11 March 2019 11:35

The Jewel on Top of MSA Crown

In the wake of the recent national accreditation realized by the Faculty of Biotechnology, Dr. Nawal Eldegwi invited the entire Biotechnology family for a celebratory gathering.

The Science club have organized the MSA University 3rd annual visit to 57357 CCHE on 19th Feb 2019. The visit was has a double nature unifying charity and Science.

Sunday, 03 February 2019 13:34

Biotechnology competition "SOLE 2019"

The faculty of Biotechnology has participated in the 6th season of the well known national biotechnology competition "SOLE 2019" that took place on Saturday 2nd of February 2019.

Sunday, 03 February 2019 11:34

Congratulations Prof. Ayman Diab

MSA University congratulates Prof. Ayman Diab, Dean of the Faculty of Biotechnology at the University, on his election as Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Council for EU and Middle East Projects (PRIMA **) for energy, food, water and agriculture.

The Faculty of Biotechnology held its Graduation Projects discussion on Saturday 26th of Jan 2019, where 157 Individual Graduation projects held in 66 different institutes in collaboration with the Faculty of Biotechnology where discussed on that day.

Tuesday, 15 January 2019 12:14

Biotechnology Students Forensics Training

Biotechnology Students in a training on the applications of forensics sciences and the uses of genetic materials in identification of crime, examination of toxins and drugs and the effects of DNA on surrogacy and a discussion on its ethical prospect.

The 3rd event for science fiction and futurism club by the Faculty of Biotechnology under the title "Robots in your workplace".

The 25th of Nov 2018... MSA University and the Faculty of Biotechnology is supporting the the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against women.

During participation and attendance of the Bridging Gaps in Oncology Congress which is unique, as it’s accredited by AACME (the American Association for Continuing Medical Education) for 25 credit hours.

Monday, 22 October 2018 15:15

Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign

Such a huge audience with high conciseness for the importance of the Brest Cancer Awareness event from all over the University, the event was attended by Dr. Nawal El Degwi and Dr. khairy Abdul Hamid, in the presence of the guest speakers Prof. Omar Sherif Omar , the actress Yasmine Ghaith and Mrs. Dalia Ali.

Monday, 15 October 2018 15:23

The Biggest Loser Competition

The competition you’ve waiting for has finally arrived at MSA University! Hosted by ‎the Faculty of Biotechnology, "THE BIGGEST LOSER COMPETITION" showed great success ‎as 541 students registered only on the first day from different faculties,,, way to go ‎MSAians‎ let us transform our lifestyle. ‎‎

Thursday, 27 September 2018 14:29

Biotechnology Training Program for New Comers

The Faculty of Biotechnology received the newcomers with a full training program about the definition of genetic material and its isolation through animal cells.

The Faculty of Biotechnology’s Bioinformatics Club at MSA University is proud to have hosted a session with Professor Mahmoud Elhefnawy, a senior researcher at the National Research Center (NRC).

The faculty of Biotechnology in Modern sciences and arts university MSA has received a certificate from The National Authority to ensure the quality of education and accreditation after the fulfillment of the quality of education, training and the social participation quality.

In the framework of the keenness of the Faculty of Biotechnology to apply the highest standards of international quality by obtaining the accreditation of ISO17025,

Thursday, 26 July 2018 13:00

Practical Session for Biotechology TAs

To proceed with the faculty of Biotechnology 's initiative in building and rehabilitating .Dr Mohamed Maged organized a practical session for all assistant staff where a study was performed to express heterogenous proteins using E.coli.

The faculty of biotechnology just held the poster discussion session for 168 students enrolled in the Industrial projects course which included a demonstration of the student’s individual projects in all fields of biotechnology. The students’ projects were mainly proposed biotechnological ventures aimed at solving persisting industrial issues, introducing novel applications as well as advancements or enhancements to preexisting ones. Each student has three examiners to evaluate the poster.

Wednesday, 09 May 2018 13:44

Biotechnology Students Field to ECARU

Students of the industrial projects course at the faculty of biotechnology attended a field visit to the Solid wastes recycling company ECARU.

The Faculty of Biotechnology organized one day scientific conference as a part of its advanced courses. This conference aimed at dispersing some of the advanced made in genome analysis with the hope of enlightening young scientists of some of the theories and research that done by their peers and professionals in the field.

Sunday, 22 April 2018 13:31

Biotechnology Field Trip to "Kemico"

As part of industrial project course ,the students of the faculty of Biotechnology attended a visit to the Kuwaiti-Egyptian for Medical Industries Company (Kemico).

The students of the elective course "Host Plant Resistance" at the Faculty of Biotechnology had a field trip to the "National Gene Bank" as an activity to the course.

Tuesday, 17 April 2018 09:58

Faculty of Biotechnology New Program

The faculty of Biotechnology started the new program to build the capacity of teaching assistants staff and to share information.

The industrial projects students were given a unique experience. Where the Chairman and CEO of Delta Aromatics Mr. Omar Abdelreheem and Mr. Joachuin Lanz provided a lecture on the world of aromatics including perfumery, flavoring, food coloring and essential oils in general.

The faculty of Biotechnology held a session for the Systems Biology. The session was given by research assistant Mr. Ali Kishk who discussed several concepts into using computational structures for biological applications and systems biology methods in Malaria resistance.

Sunday, 11 March 2018 11:35

Faculty of biotechnology field trip 2018

The Biotechnology students visited the "Plant Protection Research Institute" as part of an activity to the "Host Plant Resistance" elective course. The students got the tremendous opportunity to listen to lectures given by the Chairman of the institute.

Biotechnology students from MSA University have been awarded certificates for their graduation projects,

Monday, 15 January 2018 15:07

Faculty of Biotechnology field trip

Our students at the Faculty of Biotechnology just got a chance to go on a fieldtrip to the technological unit for dairy products at the Faculty of Agriculture, Cairo University in Giza. The aim of the visit was first to get acquainted with the manufacturing processes of making cheese, custard, rice pudding and yogurt as well as deriving inspiration for a biotechnological venture aimed at solving any challenges faced by the unit during manufacturing or improving one of their pre-existing products.

Thursday, 07 December 2017 15:15

Technology Abuse Awareness Session

The faculty of biotechnology succeeded to host Dr.Mostafa Elnahas , psychiatrist at “ElMamora” hospital and the head of “Sabeel” psychiatric center to partake in an awareness session under the title of “Technology abuse”.

Sunday, 03 December 2017 09:36

First Aid Training Course

Faculty of Biotechnology in collaboration with EGYPTIAN RED CRESCENT INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION , organized first aid training course for three consecutive days.

Tuesday, 17 October 2017 14:12

Biotechnology A.R.C training program

We are happy to announce the participation of our first year students at the faculty of Biotechnology in the extracurricular training program hosted by the Central Laboratory of the Horticultural research institute, Agricultural research center, Giza.

Monday, 09 October 2017 14:57

MSA Graduation Ceremony 2016/2017

Pride and Glory at MSA’s 17th Class Graduation Ceremony. Modern Science and Arts University's graduation ceremony on the 3rd and 4th of October, 2017 combined glare and glory as graduates will be receiving a Greenwich or Bedfordshire degree, alongside the Egyptian one. More than 30 scholarships were awarded for students of Greenwich programme for higher education including: Master degrees and PhD; alongside acceptance letter in their masters programs and partial scholarships. MSA Graduates had undoubtedly taken a leap and had an edge over their peers' counterparts.

We are happy to announce the wonderful participation of the 1st year students at the faculty of Biotechnology in the extracurricular training programs.

Sunday, 30 July 2017 14:41

Children University

The Children’s University is an International critically-acclaimed charity which encourages all children aged 5 to 14 years to try new experiences, develop new interests and acquire new skills through participation in innovative and creative Learning Activities outside of the school day.

Monday, 22 May 2017 09:11

Biotechnology Poster Day

The faculty of Biotechnology inaugurated the assessments conducted of the industrial projects course.

Tuesday, 02 May 2017 12:46

Breast cancer awareness campaign

1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their life.

Tuesday, 02 May 2017 11:26

Biotechnology Sports Day Activity

For the second-time faculty of biotechnology launched the sports day event for all biotechnology students from different levels at MSA university.

Tuesday, 02 May 2017 10:38

HCV campaign

The faculty of biotechnology at MSA university hosted the hepatitis C virus campaign which aimed at announcing that MSA is free from HCV.

Monday, 01 May 2017 14:59

Autism Awareness Day

The Faculty of Biotechnology, MSA University, hosted an awareness day for Autism entitled "Autism Enigma: Breaking the Boundaries".

Monday, 01 May 2017 10:53

MSA Science Fair

The MSA University Science & Engineering Fair was held last March. The event entailed three main categories: Sciences, Engineering, & Environment. The event was held at the October campus, which hosted over 350 students responsible for over 60 projects from 15 different governorates.

Sunday, 30 April 2017 09:33

Biotechnology High performance trip

A high performance trip was held to wady El rayan for students

Saturday, 25 March 2017 11:42


On March 25th 2017, the faculty of Biotechnology at MSA University has successfully launched a brand new initiative that goes by the name Fitcampus.

Our biotechnology student Nancy Karem have stunned the medical community in the world after developing a new way that involves nano technology to target only cancer cells and leave normal cells harmless.

Biotechnology celebration dedicated for the students who participated in the International Exhibition of Innovation.

Our biotechnology student Menatallah Yasser Got the first prize with her graduation project in the 3rd Cairo International exhibition of innovation sponsored by the minister of higher education organized by the scientific research Academy and the ministry of higher education at Salah Eldin Castle ,

The University of Modern Sciences and Arts (MSA) has successfully earned a new version of ISO certifications for international standards of quality specifications and the environment, Mr. Ahmed Bedewi, director of SGS training academy, handled the 3 certificates to Dr. Nawal El Degwi, Head of board of trustees.

The faculty of Biotechnology is always keen to spread awareness about different diseases such as HCV and Autism.This year the faculty is preparing a huge Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign on Monday the 31st of October at MSA university.

Monday, 31 October 2016 08:35

Biotechnology has received Dr Adel Al-Berry

The faculty of Biotechnology has received Dr. Adel Al-Berry, legal doctor at Public Security in KSA,

In support to field-training development, a group of first grade students at Biotechnology,

The faculty of Biotechnology, in liaison with some scientific authorities and entities, has arranged an after-school-hours training for first grade students.

Biotechnology students, under supervision of Dr. Amany Abd-Elhakim, has made a visit to the Medical jurisprudence Authority to tour laboratories and become familiar with contemplating criminal cases via DNA evidence .


Monday, 29 August 2016 11:10

Nano Technology Graduation Project

Biotechnology students of MSA University do their graduation projects on Nano Technology at Palermo University, Italy

Biotechnology students had commenced their summer training at two locales.

Sunday, 12 June 2016 08:15

The moment embedded in their DNA!

Biotechnology students have presented their graduation projects. The students kicked off the day with a video of all the activities , honoring ceremonies , Talent shows , campaigns ,and fun memories made by the seniors , among the topics presented in the discussion :

Saturday, 14 May 2016 12:50

Bio got talents

The faculty of Biotechnology at MSA University has held a celebration for the talented students attended by star actor Liqaa Al-Khameesy, singer/composer Amr Mostafa, art critic and great composer Khaled Bakar, and Dr. Ayman Diab, dean of the biotechnology faculty.

Thursday, 12 May 2016 11:39

We are thankful for you

Dr. Ayman Diab, the dean of the Faculty of Biotechnology has honored the working staff before attending students and teaching staff.

Wednesday, 04 May 2016 00:00

The Biotechnology Journal club session

The faculty of Biotechnology once again provides innovative means of education where on the 30th of April 2016 ,the faculty of Biotechnology launched an introductory session describing the format of the journal club. Dr. Amr Ageez, associate professor at the faculty conducted a presentation on the importance of maintaining scientific reading habits. The presentation illustrated the difference between a primary research paper, and a review, how to read a paper in 10 minutes as well as how to identify the indicators of the author’s main points.

Thursday, 14 April 2016 18:33

Thanks to MSA library

A team from MSA university library visited the faculty of Biotechnology several times to give sessions on the EGYPTIAN KNOWLEDGE BANK “EKB”. These session were carefully designed to introduce the students into” EKB”, how to register, log in and to use this important resource.

Sunday, 03 April 2016 00:00

Biotechnology students in IceMan Factory

The industrial project students visited the ice-man industry. They were supervised with four teaching assistants which organized the visit very professionally, since we were divided into multiple groups to avoid any ciaos and avoid any disruptions to the workers since it is a busy industry and time is a major factor in affecting the production.

The biotechnology industrial projects students had the privilege of attending a lecture by Mr. Mohamed Hussien Essawy the operation manager of Metalab diagnostics laboratories, the purpose of the lecture was to help the students with finding ideas for their industrial project proposal and to provide them with more prospects about tests made in laboratories and how many machines can help them in identifying the presence of diseases or abnormalities in samples obtained from patients.

On the 7th of February 2016, The Faculty of Biotechnology held presentations for the 2015 graduating students’ projects. The event began with a Presentation from the Dean of the Faculty Prof. Ayman Diab, and a hosting from the course coordinator Dr. Gehan Safwat entailing the current achievements. Accomplishments this semester by the students included acquiring new venues such as the animal health research center, Suez canal University, El Demerdash hospital, the biotechnology lab, NRC, Kuwait medical genetics research center (KMGRC), and the Ansary lab.

The Faculty of Biotechnology has successfully signed a contract with the Agency for Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT) highlighting a research grant that would put an Egyptian team of multidisciplinary scientists in work for 24 months to fight liver cancer with nanobiotechnology techniques.

Graduating students of the Faculty of Biotechnology always bring charm and pride to our campus! They have presented their projects, amazed the audience as well as the science community both nationally and internationally.

Wednesday, 27 May 2015 23:00

Biotechnology Industrial Projects - 2015

Industrial Projects Course in the Faculty of Biotechnology is unique and exquisite course for three students of level three in particular, which opens their eyes to the various fields of Biotechnology.