Dr. Said Ismail

Dr. Said Ismail

Qatar Genome Project Program Manager, Doha - Qatar

Dr Said Ismail is the Manager of the Qatar Genome project (QGP), which is one of the major national programs of its kind in the region. The project, currently in its pilot phase, differentiates itself from other disease-based research organisations in the region in that it is a population-based initiative using specimen and population samples gathered by Qatar Biobank. Dr Ismail, a Ph.D. graduate from the University of Oxford, has 20 years of experience in molecular biology and genetics with a research focus on the screening and characterisation of disease related mutations in the Arab population.