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Ramy Aziz

  • Ph.D.
  • Professor
  • Cairo University Faculty of Pharmacy
  • 25


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  • 5,290


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Research interests

Current: - Linking genotype to phenotype in microbes and their viruses - Understanding virulence microbial pathogenesis and host-parasite relationship - Microbial and phage genomics and metagenomics Past: - Immunogenetics - Bacterial gene regulation -


I am a Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at the Faculty of Pharmacy, Cairo University (Cairo, Egypt). I have previously had a Visiting Scientist position at the Systems Biology Research Group, Department of Bioengineering, UC San Diego, and adjunct faculty appointment at San Diego State University and the American University in Cairo.

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Systems biology-guided identification of synthetic lethal gene pairs and its potential use to discover antibiotic combinations

  • Aziz R
  • Monk J
  • Lewis R
Scientific Reports (2015)
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  • 3


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A highly abundant bacteriophage discovered in the unknown sequences of human faecal metagenomes

  • Dutilh B
  • Cassman N
  • McNair K
Nature Communications (2014)
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  • 58


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Mutual exclusivity of hyaluronan and hyaluronidase in invasive group a Streptococcus

  • Henningham A
  • Yamaguchi M
  • Aziz R
Journal of Biological Chemistry (2014)
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  • 5


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The classical lancefield antigen of group A Streptococcus is a virulence determinant with implications for vaccine design

  • Van Sorge N
  • Cole J
  • Kuipers K
Cell Host and Microbe (2014)
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  • 15


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Towards an ecology of collective innovation: Human variome project (HVP), rare disease consortium for autosomal loci (RADical) and data-enabled life sciences alliance (DELSA)

  • Ozdemir V
  • Rosenblatt D
  • Warnich L
Current Pharmacogenomics and Personalized Medicine (2011)
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  • 18


Professional experience


Cairo University Faculty of Pharmacy

October 2016 - Present

Member, International Advisory Group

Public Library of Science

December 2009 - Present

Assistant Professor

Cairo University Faculty of Pharmacy

October 2011 - September 2016 (5 years)

Visiting Scientist

University of California San Diego Department of Bioengineering

November 2011 - October 2013 (2 years)

Adjunct Faculty Member

California State University - San Diego State University

April 2008 - June 2012 (4 years)


Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Cairo University

July 2006 - October 2011 (5 years)

Research Associate

Computation Institute, University of Chicago

July 2008 - February 2010 (2 years)

Postdoctoral Trainée

University of Tennessee Health Science Center Bookstore

September 2004 - June 2006 (2 years)

Graduate Teaching Assistant

University of Tennessee Health Science Center Bookstore

August 1999 - August 2004 (5 years)

Education history

University of Tennessee Health Science Center Bookstore


August 1999 - December 2004 (5 years)

Cairo University Faculty of Pharmacy


September 1991 - June 1995 (4 years)