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Naby SankhonStudent Spotlight

Naby Sankhon
Guinea, West Africa

DVM, University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences of Brno (Czech Republic)

MS, Cell Biology
The University of Memphis

Pursuing: PhD, Biology

During my graduate studies and research, I have had the opportunity to work with some world-class faculty members in the biological sciences department. I am deeply appreciative of my major professor, Dr. Tit-Yee Wong, who believed in me and allowed me to undertake my doctoral research. The state-of-the-art educational experience and training I have received from the University has prepared me for the competitive world.

I would like to keep teaching and doing research on evolution and human migrations using molecular biology and bioinformatics techniques.

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