Top-notch facilities, world-renowned faculty and bright young minds; that's what makes up AUC's rich culture of research. Our goal is to give you the resources to address challenges that confront Egypt, the region and the world.
Originally from Lebanon, Nataly Naser Al Deen ’13 decided to pursue a career in cancer research while dissecting a kidney tumor as part of an oncology course at AUC, where she shadowed leading doctors that conducted applied research at the 57357 Children’s Cancer Hospital. “I was convinced that the...
Egypt's first University spinoff, D-Kimia, provides affordable diagnostics for the detection of Hepatitis C, cancer and infectious agents
At AUC’s Libraries, our savvy staff and top-notch resources support learning, research, and teaching at every level. The Main Library is located at AUC New Cairo and houses the Rare Books and Special Collections Library, an archive of historical materials from Egypt and the Middle East. A second library location at AUC Tahrir Square gives you all of the resources of AUC's libraries, without leaving downtown Cairo.
Life in the Unlivable
Utilizing metagenomics, a contemporary approach to instigate biological life, Rania Siam, associate professor of biology, and her team explore microbial life in several brine pools in the Red Sea to identify novel microbes and bacterial communities and their associated genes, as well as map new genes that have diverse biotechnological and pharmaceutical applications.
At AUC’s first Research Day , held on March 30, more than 100 students and faculty members presented a diverse array of innovative and creative research taking place at the University. Fourteen AUC students and seven faculty members were awarded with a cash prize and certificate for the best...