Mohsin Khan, PhD
Dr Khan is an Assistant Professor at Center for Metabolic Disease Research, Lewis Katz School of Medicine, Temple University. He did his PhD from Center for Excellence in Molecular Biology (CEMB) University of the Punjab, Pakistan. His research work determined a critical role for aging on stem cell function and ability to repair the heart after myocardial injury.
Jennifer Pennise is a Temple University alumnus with a professional science master’s in Scientific Writing, double bachelor’s majors in Biology and Communication Studies, and an English minor. Since starting in the lab in 2021 as a student researcher, she is now the lab’s assistant scientist with future plans to obtain a doctorate degree and pursue medical writing and science journalism.
Dawn Binkley is a senior undergraduate student at Temple University majoring in Biology with a certificate in Genomic Medicine. Dawn joined the Khan lab in May 2023 through the Undergraduate Research Program. Within the university she serves as the Vice President of Operations for Delta Delta Delta, as well as the Vice President of Finance for Panhellenic. After graduating, she plans on attending graduate school and furthering her career in research.
Patrice Musoke is an undergraduate student at Temple University majoring in Genomic Medicine Pre-Med track and minoring in Information Science & Technology. Patrice joined the lab in May 2023 through the Frances Velay Program at Temple. Her future plans are to attend medical school and become a physician.
Humza Hussain in a senior at Temple University. He is a biochemistry major on the Pre-med Track. He joined the lab in August 2021 through the Undergraduate Research Program. Humza has his own basketball training company called Humza Hoops where he works with children with disability. He aims to matriculate into medical school with the goal of becoming a physician.
Yasmeena Briones is an undergraduate student at Temple University. She is majoring in Biology and minoring in Psychology on a pre-med track. Yasmeena volunteers at Roxborough Memorial Hospital and Bryn Mawr Extended Care. She is also an active member in the Delta Tau chapter of the Delta Zeta sorority at Temple Univeristy. After graduating, she hopes to attend medical school and become a cardiologist or anesthesiologist.
Akshar Patel is a senior undergraduate student majoring in Biology and minoring in Public Health at Temple University. He joined the Khan lab in May 2023 through the university's Undergraduate Research Program. He is currently a student worker at the Temple Dental School in the pediatric department. After graduating from Temple, he hopes to pursue a career in dentistry.
Raj Shah is an undergraduate student at Temple University. He is a junior Biology major who joined the Khan lab in January 2023. Raj is an emergency medical technician and is apart of various organizations within Temple. After graduating, he hopes to go to medical school with the goal of becoming a physician.