Nasr-Eldin Mohamed M. Aref
Assiut University, Egypt
Dr. Aref graduated from faculty of Veterinary Medicine at Assiut University in 1994. He had got his master degree in internal veterinary medicine from the same faculty in 1998 with special emphasis on neonatal calf diarrhea with special reference to acid base balance and rehydration therapy. He has got Ph.D. in Large Animal Clinical Sciences from College of Veterinary Medicine at Michigan State University, US in 2008 focusing on constructing a highly immunogenic heat stable enterotoxin (STa) of enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) strains. The outcome of his Ph.D. work has been filed for a patent in USA. Dr. Arefprime&;s scholarly work is geared towards enterotoxin-mediated diarrheal diseases and development ST-based ETEC vaccine. Dr. Aref is currently holding a senior lecturer of Animal Medicine at Assiut University-Egypt.