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Nanotechnology PhD Student Uses Silkworms to Store, Transmit Energy in Fabrics

When Basant Ali, a PhD candidate in AUC's nanotechnology program, proposed an unusual research idea, her friends and professors told her she was crazy. However, a few months after her proposition, Ali’s “crazy” idea turned into a months-long research project and was soon published in Scientific Reports, a branch of the world’s leading multidisciplinary scientific journal, Nature

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Graduate Student Publishes Paper on Effects of Radiotherapy on Gut Microbiome in Cancer Patients

A team from the American University in Cairo, Zewail City, and Children Cancer Hospital (57375) has published a paper on the effect of radiotherapy on the gut microbiome in pediatric cancer patients. Nourhan Sahly, AUC Biotechnology graduate student, is the lead author on the paper. Sahly conducted her Master's thesis under the supervision of Ahmed Moustafa, associate professor in the Department of Biology and the Biotechnology Graduate Program, Tamer Salem from Zewail City of Science and Technology, and Dr. Mohamed Zaghloul from the Children’s Cancer Hospital.

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AUC Students Win Prestigious Award at International SensUs Biosensor Competition

A group of AUC students won second place of the Analytical Performance Award at the SensUS 2019 Competition recently held at the Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands.

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Eduniversal Ranks 13 AUC Master's Programs Among Top in Africa

Thirteen of AUC’s master’s programs have topped the 2019 Eduniversal Rankings, with six being ranked the first in Africa and all among the top 200 worldwide. No. 1 in Africa

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NASA International Space Apps Challenge 2019

Friday, October 18, 2019 at 7:00 am to Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Multiple venues - main talk in Bassily Auditorium

AUC New Cairo


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AUC Joins STAR experiment, Brookhaven National Laboratory

The American University in Cairo's Physics Department has become a member of the STAR experiment at Brookhaven National Laboratory. AUC is the only independent member institute at the STAR experiment from Africa and the Middle East.

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