Dr. Eslam Osman

Marine Biologist

Eslam is a passionate marine biologist dedicated to study coral reef ecosystems and their response to climate change. With a Ph.D. in Marine Biology from the University of Essex, UK, his research focus into mechanisms by which corals adapt to heat stress, spanning from genetic to ecosystem levels. Prior to his doctoral studies, Eslam laid the foundation for his marine science journey with a BSc and M.Sc. in Marine Biology from Egypt. Eslam’s professional journey is marked by diverse experiences in academia, research, and conservation. He has held postdoctoral positions at institutions such as the Red Sea Research Center at King Abdullah University for Science and Technology (KAUST) and the Pennsylvania State University, USA. His research has taken him across the globe, from studying shallow corals in the Red Sea to exploring deep-sea corals in the Gulf of Mexico, as well as conducting research expeditions in Seychelles, Indonesia, and Greece. Currently, as a KAUST-NEOM Postdoctoral Fellow, Eslam focuses on researching thermal stress resistance among corals in the northern Red Sea. As a National Geographic Explorer, he conducted expeditions to study Red Sea corals to uncovering their mysteries and contributing valuable insights to marine conservation efforts. Additionally, he has been awarded a UNESCO Environmental grant, enabling him to further explore marine ecosystems in the Red Sea. His dedication to advancing our understanding of coral reef ecosystems and his unwavering commitment to conservation make him a valuable asset to our expert community.

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