Zaid Muhammad

Scientist

“Effective science communication is important for society’s development in science.”

Zaid Muhammad obtained his bachelor’s degree in human physiology with his research interest focused on neuroscience from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria (ABU) Nigeria, 2015. His MSc. Is focused on effect of a plant extract against amyloid beta aggregation and Tau phosphorylation in transgenic flies(drosophila melanogaster). He has worked on metal toxicity and their effects on rodents with his research team. Currently, Zaid has a teaching position with department of human physiology, Yobe state university, Nigeria.

He was awarded fellowship of African science literacy network, Nigeria in 2019. He is a member of Neuroscience society of Nigeria,(NSN), society of neuroscientist of Africa(SONA), physiological society of Nigeria (PSN) and international movement disorder society (MDS). He is a passionate young researcher and works to promote usage of drosophila model of research in Nigeria. He is an alumnus of TreNd workshop 2019, ISN school, 2019 and IBRO-TReND summer school 2019.

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