Prof. Eltayb Abuelzein has graduated from the University of Khartoum, Sudan, with the B.V.Sc. degree in Veterinary Medicine. He obtained his Master’s and Ph.D. degrees in virology from the University of Reading, Britain. He also got a Post-Doctoral Fellowship (FIAEA), in Immunolabelled Techniques & Arbovirology, 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 was the Head Department of Foot-and-mouth disease, The Central Veterinary Research Commission, Soba, Khartoum, Sudan. He 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 Journals 'ARCHIVES OF VIROLOGY', 'Tropical Animal Health & Production', Britain, The Sudan Veterinary Journal, The Scientific Journal of King Faisal University, The King Abdulaziz City for Science & Technology (KACST). He published 170 peer-reviewed papers in reputable scientific journals and 105 peer-reviewed articles in conferences & workshops. He was the first to develop the ELISA technique in Foot and mouth disease (FMD) Virus Research. Was the first to record the FMD VIRUS SOUTH AFRICAN TERRITORY SEROTYPE -2 (SAT-2) in Sudan. Was quoted in the highly reputed International Scientific Journal 'Nature”. He contributed to the book: 'Immunoassay in the 80’s”, 1981, ATP Publishing Co., London. Editor of the IN-TECH Book entitled: "TRENDS IN IMMUNOLABELLED AND RELATED TECHNIQUES". Author of four books on executed research for KACST. Member of the High Commission for the Control of the Rift Valley Fever in 1999-2000 in Saudi Arabia. Member of the High Commission for the Control of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS -CoV) in 2014-2015, in Saudi Arabia. Chair Professor of Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers, King Abdulaziz University. Made first records of a large number of viral diseases, of great International & Regional significance. Awarded the following Prizes and awards: 1. The Prize of the Distinguished Scientist, throughout the Universities & Research Institutes in Saudi Arabia. 2. The Prize of King Abdulaziz City for Science & Technology (KACST) for the best-achieved Findings in their Projects. 3. The Prize of His Royal Highness Prince Mohamed Bin Fahad, for Excellence in Research. 4. The International Man of the Year, for high standard Research in Virology. 5. Executed five Projects for KACST in Saudi Arabia. 6. Awarded a Project by the IAEA in Sudan. 7. Awarded a great number of IN-HOUSE Projects. 8. Supervised an appreciable number of Post-Graduate Students, who obtained highly significant findings during the tenure of their research.