Howaida I. Abd-Alla
National Research Center, Egypt
Howaida I. Abd-Alla, Ph.D., specializes in metabolomics natural products chemistry and completed her PhD at the University of Cairo in 2004. After spending time as a postdoctoral fellow at Laboratoire des Interactions Moléculaires et Réactivité Chimique et Photochimique UMR CNRS 5623, Université de Toulouse, France, she became a professor in the Chemistry of Natural Compounds Department, National Research Centre, Egypt. Currently, Prof. Dr Abd-Alla works as the head of the department where her research focuses primarily on isolation, purification and identification of natural compounds from medicinal plants, bacteria and marine organisms using advanced techniques for identification (1D and 2D NMR analysis), synthesis of derivatives of natural products, and bioactive assays in vivo and in vitro in natural products for use in treating different diseases.
Abstract : Habitat specialization through chemical characterization, anti-herpes activity and the promising protocol for in vitro propagation of Aloe barbadensis (Miller) collected from Egypt and Tunisia