Dr. Ramy Karam Aziz, Ph.D.

    Head of Microbiology and Immunology Research Program

Head of Microbiology and Immunology Research Program


  • PhD, Microbiology and Immunology (2005), University of Tennessee, Health Science Center.
  • BSc, Pharmacy (1995), Faculty of Pharmacy Cairo University.

Ramy K. Aziz, who received his PhD from the University of Tennessee, USA in 2005, is currently the head of the Microbiology and Immunology Unit at 57357 CCHE.

Ramy K. Aziz has been working as a professor and chair of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the Faculty of Pharmacy-Cairo University. He earned his PhD in microbiology and immunology from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, USA in 2005, and, since then performed postdoctoral research at leading institutions including the University of Chicago, San Diego State University, and the University of California San Diego, in which he was a visiting scientist. His research interests span molecular epidemiology, immunogenetics, systems biology of microbial pathogens, evolution and emergence microbial pathogenesis, the human microbiome and pharmacomicrobiomics. His scientific publications include a book, 7 book sections, 87 articles in peer-reviewed journals, in addition to blogs and web pages oriented to transformative education and science communication.