Skip to main content

Menattallah Elserafy

Affiliateship: 2021-2025

Cohort 6

Country (Nationality)





Menattallah Elserafy is an Assistant Professor at Center for Genomics, Zewail City of Science and Technology (ZC). She is also a lecturer of undergraduate and postgraduate students of ZC.

Menattallah did her MSc and PhD in Heidelberg University in Germany. She then started her postdoctoral research at Center for Genomics in 2015 and was appointed as a faculty member in 2020. During her postdoctoral time, she received the L’Oreal-UNESCO fellowship for women in science, Egypt and Levant in addition to the International Rising Talents fellowship by L’Oreal-UNESCO. She was also selected by COMSTECH to attend the 68th Nobel Laureate Meeting dedicated to physiology and medicine, in Lindau, Germany. Moreover, she received several research grants including the CRP-ICGEB Early Career Return Grant, a re-integration grant from the Egyptian Science and Technology Development (STDF) and the joint ASRT-BA fund by The Egyptian Academy of Scientific Research and Technology and Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA). Menattallah is also a Next Einstein Forum (NEF) fellow and a member of the Egyptian Young Academy of Sciences. In addition, she is a global young academy (GYA) member and a co-lead of the GYA women in science working group.