Farid Ullah, MS, PhD

Mr. Ullah obtained his Master's degree in Biotechnology at National Institute for Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering (NIBGE), Faisalabad, Pakistan.

Mr. Ullah is currently pursuing graduate studies through the strategic partnership between ACT-GeM and the Human Molecular Genetics Laboratory, Health Biotechnology Division at NIBGE. He joined the Duke Center for Human Disease Modeling in 2017, and is now continuing his doctoral studies in Chicago in ACT-GeM. His research focuses on the identification of genetic variants that contribute to inherited disorders. His research projects employ both zebrafish and cell-based models, and he is particularly interested disorders involving perturbed mitochondrial function and cell cycle.