BLACKSBURG, Va., Mar. 4, 2004 – Dr. Brett Tyler, research professor at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute (VBI), will visit Egypt on March 10-18, 2004 as a guest of Professor Hani Moubasher of Cairo University.

During his visit, Tyler will present two lectures entitled “Recent developments in the molecular biology and genomics of plant pathogenic fungi and bacteria” and “Using bioinformatics to mine the treasure trove of genomic information from plants and microbes” at Cairo University, Assiut University and South Valley University. Tyler will also be discussing opportunities for collaborations between Egyptian scientists and VBI. The Egyptian office of the Fulbright Foundation sponsors Tyler’s visit.

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Published by Public Relations, March 03, 2004