Magdy Ahmed Madkour print  
Prof. Dr. Magdy A. Madkour, is the Assistant Director General - International Cooperation at the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) (October 2004-present); had his PhD from University of Wales, UK. Physiological Plant Pathology being his area of specialization. Past professional and academic activities include:Lecturer Assistant, Lecturer, Associate Professor and Professor. Department of Pathology, Faculty of Agriculture, Alexandria University, Egypt. (1969-1990).Visiting Professor, Plant Growth Laboratory, University of California, Davis, USA. (1989-1990)
•Director, Agricultural Genetic Engineering Research Institute (AGERI), ARC, Egypt. (1990-Nov. 2001).
•Vice President (2001-2003) and President (2003-2004), Agricultural Research Center (ARC), Egypt.
•Member of the American Society for Microbiology (ASM), AAAS , IS-MPMI, ISPMB, Member of BIO.
Member of TAC/CGIAR (1996-2000), and Member of the Board of Trustees of ICARDA and IPGRI .
•He received the AOAD Award for Scientific Excellence in 1999 and 2003, as well as the FAO world Food Day Award (2001)
•Received two patents in 1996 with the Egyptian Parent Office and in1999 with USA Patent Office, for a Novel biological insecticide.
Author of 140 scientific publications in International refereed Journals. He also contributed chapters in 7 Text books published internationally.