Syed Ali, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow


Syed Ali graduated from the City University of New York, Queens College in 2010. He then earned his doctoral degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in 2016. Subsequently, he joined at the laboratory of Dr. Leonard Kaczmarek as a post-doctoral fellow where he is currently investigating the molecular mechanism of sodium-activated potassium (Slack) channels and its interaction with other binding proteins. 

Education & Training

PhD University of Texas Medical Branch, Pharmacology (2016)
BA Queens College, City University of New York, Chemistry (2010)

Honors & Recognition

  • Ruth L. Kirschstein Institutional National Research Service AwardEunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (2017)

  • Training Program in Pharmacological Sciences (TPS) Fellowship (T32)Gulf Coast Consortia (2014)

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