2022
Fellow

Abbas Ghaddar

Harrison Family Foundation Jefferson Fellow
Ghazieh, Lebanon
Degrees:
B.S. American University of Beirut (2017)
B.A. American University of Beirut (2017) with Distinction
M.S. Imperial College London (2018) with Distinction
Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Biology

Bio:

The goal of Abbas Ghaddar’s dissertation project, “Single-cell deconstruction of the genetic networks determining animal health and disease,” is to develop and apply the tools and techniques necessary to build a single-cell gene atlas of a healthy and diseased organism, specifically modeling diet-induced obesity. In addition to his Ph.D. project, Abbas is working on a project aimed at uncovering a novel genetic and biochemical pathway involved in the aging process in C. elegans.

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