Mariam Rizkallah

A MSc student/ bioautomator/ pharmacist/ SW engineer/ opensource developer/ annotator, happens to be interested in microbiology, bioinformatics, evolution, phylogenetics, diatoms, phage genomics & infectious diseases, member of Egyptian Network for Systems Biology, genomics, and bioinformatics.

Mentors & projects:

Dr. Ramy Aziz: Faculty of Pharmacy, Cairo University, Egypt - San Diego State University, CA - University of California, San Diego, CA - Aronne National Labs, IL

1) PhAnToMe: Phage Annotation Tools and Methods (2008-2010) [http://www.phantome.org/]

2) The PharmacoMicrobiomics Portal: A Database for Drug-Microbiome Interactions (2010-present) [http://pharmacomicrobiomics.com/] (w/ Eng. Sherine Bahader and Chem. Ahmad Abdel-Khaleq, Information Technology Institute, Giza, Egypt)

Dr. Ahmed Moustafa: John Craig Venter Institute, CA - The American University in Cairo, New Cairo, Egypt - University of Maine, ME

1) Chromalveolata evolution (2011-present) (w/ Dr. Klaus Valentin, Alfred Wegener Institute, Bremerhaven, Germany)

2) Iron-starvation effect on Antarctic diatom species transcriptomes (2012-present) (w/ Dr. Sara Beszteri, AWI, Bremerhaven, Germany)

Publications & conference proceedings:

1) The PharmacoMicrobiomics Portal: A Database for Drug-Microbiome Interactions; Mariam R. Rizkallah, Soha Gamal-Eldin, Rama Saad, Ramy K. Aziz (2012) Current Pharmacogenomics and Personalized Medicine (Formerly Current Pharmacogenomics) 10 (3) p. 195-203

2) PharmacoMicrobiomics or how bugs modulate drugs: an educational initiative to explore the effects of human microbiome on drugs; Ramy K Aziz, Rama Saad, Mariam R Rizkallah (2011) BMC Bioinformatics 12 (Suppl 7) p. A10

3) The Human Microbiome Project, Personalized Medicine and the Birth of Pharmacomicrobiomics; Mariam R. Rizkallah, Rama Saad, Ramy K.a.r.a.m. Aziz (2010) Current Pharmacogenomics and Personalized Medicine (Formerly Current Pharmacog 8 (3) p. 12

  • #pharmacy
  • #bioinformtics
  • #phage
  • #microbiology
  • #biotechnology