The department is interested in studying the biotechnological applications of plants and microorganisms in addition to investigating the biodiversity and interaction of plants and microorganisms in the local habitats.  The following are some research interest of the Department of Botany and Microbiology at Alexandria University.


  • Molecular Characterization, Detection, Viruses, Antiviral Effects
  • Bacterial Diversity, Extremophiles, Marine Microbiology
  • Immunological and Serological Host-Parasite Relationships
  • Medical Microbiology, Infection, Immunity
  • Regulation of Gene Expression, Response of Microorganisms to Stresses
  • Molecular Systematics & Bioinformatics
  • Immobilization and Purification of T Enzymes
  • Environmental Microbiology, Bioremediation, Microbial Recycling Of Agro-Industrial Wastes And By-Products
  • Biopolymer (Production and Degradation)
  • Plant Genetic Biodiversity, Molecular Plant Biotechnology, Molecular Stress Plant Physiology
  • Plant Tissue Culture
  • Pollution and Climate Change and Taxonomic Characters, Study Air Pollution and Its Effects
  • Cytogenetic Effects of Pollution in Water and Soil, Cytological and Genetic Effects of Different Compounds
  • Control Production of Economically Valuable Products Such As Bio-Fuels, Pigments, Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Sterols By Algae.
  • Use of Algae in Elimination of Different Pollutants From Surrounding Environment
  • Conservation of Natural Resources, Ecosystem Services

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