Weam Shahin Defends Comprehensive Examination
Weam Shahin (right) with Comps Chair
(Dr. Paul Heidger).
||Weam with wife, Shima, and daughters, Sarah and Jana.
Graduate student, Weam Shahin, successfully passed his comprehensive examination
on March 22, 2011 in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology. The title of
his proposal was "Characterizing the Effects of Apocynin Treatment on
Neurogenesis in the Adult Sub-Ventricular Zone". Weam received his M.D. and
M.Sc. in Basic Medical Sciences, at Faculty of Medicine, Menoufiya University,
Shebin-Elkom, Egypt, and began his graduate studies in Dr. John Engelhardt’s
laboratory in 2008. He will continue his thesis work focusing on Effects of Nox
inhibition on Neurogenesis in the adult mouse CNS. Congratulations, Weam!