Mohamed ElbakryAssistant professor
PostDoc. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
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Dr. Mohamed Elbakry obtained his biochemistry bachelor's and master's degrees from Tanta University, Egypt, and then he received his doctorate of biochemistry from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Montreal, Canada, in 2013. He did his Post Doctoral fellow at Concordia University, Canada. He has participated in 35 national and international conferences in Canada, America and Europe. Dr. Elbakry has two patents in discovering two genes regulating the cellular response of patients cells toward osteopontin, a well-known pro-inflammatory cytokine, which plays a crucial role in scoliosis onset and spinal deformity progression.
He won many prizes, most notably the first prize for Roger Semino, and he is the early researcher to receive this award twice in 2009 and 2012. He got the Excellence Fellowship of FES-Biochemistry department, University of Montreal, three times in 2010, 2011 & 2012. He was honored by the Egyptian Cultural and Educational Bureau in Montreal, Canada, and the Egyptian Cultural and Educational Bureau in Washington DC, USA.
Dr. Elbakry was the vice president of the Egyptian student association in North America in 2010 and the president of the Egyptian student association at the University of Montreal 2007 till 2009
He is currently an Assistant Professor at the Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, Tanta University, Egypt and a research associate at Sainte-Justine University hospital center, University of Montreal, Canada.