Dr. Pierre Zalloua is one of the leading scientists in the Middle East. An accomplished population geneticist, he is a leading authority in the field of genetics studying Near Eastern populations with more than 120 peer reviewed publications. Some of his work has been featured in the New York Times, National Geographic and most major international media outlets.
Having spent more than a decade working at various American institutions, he returned to his Lebanese homeland and he is perfectly placed to observe science in the Middle East from both near and far. Dr. Pierre Zalloua is a professor of genetics 3 at the Lebanese American University (LAU). He is also an Adjunct Professor of Environmental Health at Harvard University.