Professor Eltayb Abuelzein graduated from the University of Khartoum, Sudan, with a B.V.Sc. in Veterinary Medicine. He obtained his Master’s and Ph.D. degrees in virology from the University of Reading, Britain. He also received his Post-Doctoral Fellowship (FIAEA), in Immunolabelled Techniques & Arbovirology from the World Reference Laboratory, Pirbright Britain. Since 1975 he has been engaged in active research, technological developments, and teaching in several universities in Sudan and Saudi Arabia. He has acted as a Consultant to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Immunolabelled Techniques. He is an editor and reviewer for a number of scientific journals including the international journal “Tropical Animal Health & Production”, Britain. He has published 123 peer-reviewed papers in reputable scientific journals and 60 peer-reviewed articles in conferences. He was the first to develop the ELISA technique in Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) Virus Research. He has been quoted in the highly reputed international scientific journal “Nature”. He contributed to the book: “Immunoassay in the 80’s”, 1981, ATP Publishing Co., London. He made the first records of several viral diseases of great international significance. Presently, he is the Chair Professor of Viral Haemorrhagic Fevers, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia.