Dr. Youssef Khamis was born in Egypt in 1980, he obtained his BSc in 2002 of Agriculture Sciences, Plant Pathology from Faculty of Agriculture, Assiut University, Egypt. In 2005, he got the DSPU in “IPM of Mediterranean Fruit Tree Crops”. In 2007, he obtained his MSc at CIHEAM-MAIB, Italy. In 2010, he had a training course at Cranfield University (UK). In 2011, he got his PhD in Plant Pathology from Bari University Aldo Moro, Italy. Now he is working as a Research Plant Pathologist in Egypt.