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Fireside Chat with Dr. Ubadah Sabbagh

Simply Neuroscience

Event Date + Time:
March 20, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - March 20, 2022 @ 1:00 pm

Event Location:
California, United States

Venue Name:
Virtual Directions

About This Event

Event Description:

Simply Neuroscience ( is hosting a fireside chat with Dr. Ubadah Sabbagh, is a neuroscientist at the McGovern Institute at MIT, where he is a postdoctoral associate in Dr. Guoping Feng’s laboratory. Dr. Sabbagh attended community college for three years before transferring to the University of Missouri–Kansas City, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in biology. He later earned his PhD in Translational Biology, Medicine, and Health at Virginia Tech, where he studied connections between the eyes and the brain.

Outside of the lab, Dr. Sabbagh is heavily involved in science outreach, advocacy, and policy. He co-founded and serves on the Board of Black In Neuro, and has written extensively on topics at the intersection of science and policy, with articles published in the Washington Post, Scientific American, and other publications. His contributions have been recognized in many ways, including most recently being named to the 2021 Forbes 30 Under 30 list.

Type(s) of Event:

Lecture/Briefing, Online/Virtual, Workshop

Other Type(s) of Event

Fireside Chat

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Organizer's Details

Organizing Institution(s):

Simply Neuroscience

Contact Information:

Name: Chinmayi Balusu

Phone: 510-516-1779



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