Antar El-Banna

Antar El-Banna
Associate Professor, Department of Genetics, Kafrelsheikh University, Egypt


Demonstrator, Genetics Dept.1993-1998. Assistant lecturer, Genetics Dept. (1998- 2008). Assistant Prof. Genetics Dept. 27.01.2009- 26.01.2014 Associate Prof. Genetics Dept. 26.01.2014 till now. Extensive scientific and technical knowledge of genetics/genomics, plant, biotechnology, and molecular biology. Outstanding communication skills: verbal, written and presentation. Excellent negotiation and rhetorical skills with demonstrated ability to influence others and work towards consensus. A good potential and cooperative behavior with the working team members Well conversant with computer applications like Microsoft Word, Word Perfect, Slide Write and PowerPoint, Internet Skills, Blast search analysis.

Research Interest

Gene function analysis using Next generation sequencing and gene silencing approaches. Molecular genetics, genetic diversity and phylogenetic analysis. Improvement resistant and/or tolerant of plants for biotic and abiotic stresses using molecular biotechnology