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Suez Canal University

Microbiology and Immunology

Ismailia, Egypt.

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“Do not grieve over what has passed unless it makes you work harder for what is about to come”


Dr. Shymaa Enany is a professor of Microbiology, Suez Canal University, Egypt. She received her PhD from School of Medical Sciences, Niigata University, Japan. Her postdoc was in USA and Japan. She was one of the Arab scientists applying bacterial proteomic techniques helping in revealing good markers for microbes spreading in community.

She was selected as a member of Egyptian Young Academy of Science, an evaluator on Academy of Scientific Research and Technology, a reviewer in International Exhibition of Innovation, and an affiliate of The World Academy of Sciences.

Dr Shymaa is also one of scientific committee of World Forum for Women in Science, a selected young leader in STS and WSF, a member in the global Open Science Group, and a collaborator in Global Burden of Disease.

She is one of Egyptian Microbiology National Committee working for achieving sustainable development goals for a better future. She was appointed as an Egyptian ambassador in Next Einstein Forum (NEF), which showcase the global contribution and potential of scientists from Africa that enabling Africa to get onto the global scientific stage, and she is a selected member in COVID-19 Diagnostics group in Africa and the co-chair of the COVID-19 Clinical Research Coalition platform (Immunology, Virology and Diagnostics Working Group) in low- and middle-income countries. Latterly, she is selected as an African science leadership program fellow.



• TWAS Young Arab Scientist (YAS) Prize “Scientific and Technological Achievement in Medical and Health Sciences” from The World Academy of Sciences for the Advancement of Science in Developing Countries – Arab Regional Partner (TWAS/AREP), 2018.

• The Egyptian state encouragement prize for women in the field of health and pharmaceutical sciences, 2019.

• 2021 International Science Council Early Career Scientist Award.

• International Network for Government Science Advice (INGSA) Africa Award for Academic and Technical Paper on Science Advice in Emergencies, 2021.

• TYAN Collaborative Grant Award (TCGA) 2022.