- Position: Professor and Chair
- Department: Department of Biology
- Email: email@example.com
Ahmed Moustafa is a professor of bioinformatics at The American University in Cairo (AUC). He is currently serving as the chair of the department of biology. Moustafa is a co-founder and the director of the Bioinformatics and Integrative Genomics Laboratory (BIG Lab) at AUC. He is a former director of the biotechnology graduate program at AUC. Moustafa is also an adjunct scientist with J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI) and a member of the scientific committee of the Egyptian Genome Project (EGP).
Moustafa was a postdoctoral fellow at J. Craig Venter Institute, USA. He obtained his undergraduate degree in Computer Science from Alexandria University, Egypt, and his PhD in Genetics from the University of Iowa, USA.
Moustafa’s research investigates the interaction between human genetics and the microbiome and the association with health and disease. He uses genome analytics and machine learning approaches to analyze multidimensional data generated by high-throughput experimental protocols to achieve these goals. Moustafa has published many highly cited research publications in peer-reviewed journals.