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Junior Scientist Development Visit Grants Selected for Funding (Cycle 19)


Congratulations to the following scientists who have been selected for Junior Scientist Development Visit Grants for Cycle 19! The Egyptian junior scientists are being funded by the Egyptian Science and Technology Development Fund (STDF). 


Application of Dual Targeted Nanoparticles for Minimizing MDRs and Enhancing the Efficacy of Anti-Cancer Drugs

Egyptian Junior Scientist: Gamal Mohamed Soltan Zayed, Al-Azhar University at Assiut

U.S. Host Scientist: Fakhrul Ahsan, Texas Tech University


Boronic Acid-Based Azodyes as Fluorescent Probes of Biomolecular Targets

Egyptian Junior Scientist: Mahmoud Sebaiy, Zagazig University

U.S. Host Scientist: Susan Olesik, The Ohio State University


Building the Genius Hive: Using Data Science to Save the Honey Bees by Creating an Open Analytics Platform to Collect and Analyze the World’s Bee Data

Egyptian Junior Scientist: Awad Hassan, South Valley University

U.S. Host Scientist: Joseph Cazier, Appalachian State University

Development of Modern Wearable Electrochemical Biosensors for Diagnosing Translational Infectious Disease

Egyptian Junior Scientist: Ahmed Khorshed, Sohag University

U.S. Host Scientist: Joseph Wang, University of California, San Diego


Integrated Battery Charging Using Photovoltaics

Egyptian Junior Scientist: Hytham Elbohy, Damietta University

U.S. Host Scientist: Qiquan Qiao, South Dakota State University


Interactions of the Anticancer Drug Sodium Dichloroacetate with Glutathione Transferase Zeta

Egyptian Junior Scientist: Mohamed Hamed, Mansoura University

U.S. Host Scientist: Margaret James, University of Florida


Model for Quantitatively Evaluating Solar Energy Resource Development Potential for Cairo Metropolitan Region

Egyptian Junior Scientist: Taher Osman, Cairo University

U.S. Host Scientist: Nezar AlSayyad, University of California, Berkeley

Novel Pleiotropic Mechanisms of Bioactive Phospholipids in Leukemia/Lymphoma Metastasis, and Their Antagonism for Post Radio – and /or Chemotherapy Treatment

Egyptian Junior Scientist: Ahmed Abdelbaset Ahmed Attia Ismail, Zagazig University

U.S. Host Scientist: Mariusz Ratajczak, University of Louisville

Phenotyping of Diverse Rice Germplasm for Increased Yield Potential Under the Effective Water-Saving Technology of Alternate Wetting and Drying Irrigation

Egyptian Junior Scientist: Mohamed Ahmed Abdelrahman, Agricultural Research Center

U.S. Host Scientist: Jai Rohila, United States Department of Agriculture

Solar Light Driven Photocatalytic Conversion of CO2 into Renewable Energy Fuels Over High Performance Nanoclusters/TiO2/Graphene-Based Nanocomposites

Egyptian Junior Scientist: Mostafa Farag Mostafa, Assiut University

U.S. Host Scientist: Mohamed Samy El-Shall, Virginia Commonwealth University