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International Workshop



BioNat International Workshop:

Natural Products in Health & Disease

Monday March 2, 2015

National Research Center, Cairo, Egypt


It is well documented that most natural products are enriched with bio-active components that have protective action. There is currently a growing body of evidence that supplementing the human diet with natural products is of major benefit for human health and well-being. Nowadays, the use of complementary/alternative medicine, functional food and especially the consumption of natural products have been increasing rapidly worldwide, mostly because of the supposedly less frequent side effects. Both in conventional and traditional medicines, natural products continue to provide valuable therapeutic agents. The issues regarding the efficacy and safety of currently available modern medicine agents have prompted the search for safer and more effective alternatives. This workshop focuses on implications of traditional and processed foods for health and disease prevention.

The aim of BioNat International Workshop is to share best practice, expertise and identify collaboration opportunities. Well-known researchers, scientists, and business will present their expertise in a fruitful atmosphere. It is being organized by The Euro-Mediterranean Association of Life Sciences (EMALS) and University of Maryland School of Medicine.. Reservation a slot and payment the fees once posted are highly recommended since the spaces are very limited.


The workshop on Nature Products will consider a range of issues, which Includes:

·Introduction and welcome

·Natural products in the prevention and treatment of invasive human diseases 

· Antimicrobial activity of natural products

·Herbs, Supplements and Nutrients for the treatment of human Diseases 

·Processing and medicinal values of selected spices 

·Discovery of structurally diverse and bioactive compounds from plants

·Searching for microbial-derived natural and “unnatural” products

·Natural products chemistry, chemosystematics and quality control

·Functional Foods

· Accreditation ceremony with stamped certificates.

Attendance fees:

   ·    EUR 50 for overseas attendees

        ·    EGP 300 for Egyptian attendees 

BioNat International Workshop:            Monday   2 Mar 2015    CAIRO         


09:00 - 10:00


On-Site Registration for BioNat Workshop

09:30 - 17:00


International Workshop: Natural Products in Health and Disease

(Reservation & Payment Required)



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Recommended Hotel in Cairo - Pharaohs Hotel

Pharaohs is in a modern area of Cairo, 330 ft from the Nile River banks, facing Gezira Island. Opening out onto private balconies, rooms at Pharaohs include private bathrooms and a minibar for refreshments. Each room is decorated with light wood furnishings and has a simple lay-out.

Featuring a panoramic views of the Nile, Pharaoha' rooftop restaurant offers Egyptian specialties and some international classics. After dinner, guests can go to the bar for a cocktail. Light snacks and drinks are available at the 24-hour coffee shop.

The 24-hour front desk staff can arrange excursions to the Egyptian Museum, a 10-minute walk away. They can also facilitate car rentals to explore the Giza Area with the famous Pyramids, a 15-minute drive away.

Address: 12 Lotfy Hassouna, Ad Doqi A, Ad Doqi, Giza Governorate, Egypt

Phone:+20 2 27359595

As long as, you are willing to join us, please mark BioNat-IV 2015 in your calendar