Bio: Ahmed Moustafa


American University in Cairo, Egypt

Contact: Email:, Twitter: @AhmedMoustafa

About Me

Ahmed Moustafa is an associate professor of bioinformatics at The American University in Cairo with a tenured appointment in the Department of Biology. He is also an adjunct scientist in the Department of Medical Genomics at J. Craig Venter Institute. Ahmed’s research focuses on elucidating the interaction between the microbiome and human genetic variation and its association with health and disease. To achieve these goals, he uses genomic analytics, statistical genetics, and machine learning to analyze high-dimensional datasets generated from high-throughput experimental protocols, from genomic and transcriptomic to proteomic and metabolomic.

Skills/Topics I Teach

  • Bioinformatics
  • Genomic Data Science
  • Molecular Evolution

Communities and Projects