Dr. Talaat Ahmed is an Associate Professor of Plant Molecular Genetics, Environmental Science Center, Qatar University. He obtained his Ph.D. from Yokohama City University, Japan in 2000 and worked as Visiting Scientist and post-doctoral fellow from (2001-2006) at different international institutes and Universities.
He is enrolled in numerous research projects funded by QNRF as Lead PI, Co-LPI and PI including four NPRP projects, one QSTP project and several UREP projects. He published more than 48 original scientific paper and one book chapter. His research focuses on Genome mapping and QTL analysis, Molecular markers, Plant Genetic Engineering, Tissue culture and Classical Plant Breeding.