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Dr. Manal Siyam

Scorpion Facility Supervisor, Amsaal Venom Company (Abu Dhabi, UAE) | Assistant Professor - Arachnologist, Faculty of Science, Sudan Natural History Museum

Dr. Manal Siyam is an Assistant Professor specializing in animal taxonomy, particularly arachnids (spiders and scorpions) classification. Currently serving as the Scorpion Facility Supervisor at Amsaal Venom Company in Abu Dhabi, UAE, she brings over 10 years of expertise in scientific research on spiders and scorpions. Dr. Siyam earned her First Honor degree in Zoology from the University of Khartoum and pursued advanced studies, including a PhD and post-doctoral research, focusing on the taxonomy of spiders and scorpions. Her extensive skills encompass various aspects such as distribution, evolution, toxicity, ecological surveys, and molecular characterization. Driven by a passion for understanding species relationships, she aims to contribute valuable data to the scientific community while fostering community awareness and healthcare recommendations.