Dany Azar, currently, serves as a Professor, responsible of a Master degree in the Lebanese University, and a Director of the research team: Biodiversity: Origin, Structure, Evolution, and Geology. Azar is a specialist in palaeoentomology, evolution, and palaeoenvironment. Azar is a discoverer of nearly 400 amber outcrops in Lebanon and an author of 145 papers on fossil insects. Azar obtained the B.S. degree in natural sciences option animal physiology from the Lebanese University, Fanar, Lebanon, in 1995; the B.S. degree in molecular and cellular biology option human genetics from the University of Aix-Marseille III, Marseille, France, in 1996; the M.S. degree in biodiversity: genetics, history, and mechanisms of evolution from the University of Paris VI, Paris, France, in 1997; the Ph.D. degree in palaeoentomology from the University of Paris XI, Orsey, France, in 2000. Azar had an accreditation to supervise research at the University of Reims-Champagne-Ardennes, Reims, France, in 2003.
Biography Updated on 12 July 2012