Pharmacology and Toxicology - Students

Syed Ali, M.S.

Program: Ph.D.

Advisor: Fernanda Laezza, M.D., Ph.D.

Syed was born in Dhaka, Bangladesh. After completing high school from Notre Dame College, Dhaka; he moved to Queens, New York and completed his B.A. in chemistry from Queens College. He also took graduate level courses at Long Island University (LIU) and found Pharmacology as an interesting area for advanced sutdies.

He joined UTMB in the Pharmacology and Toxicology Graduate Program in 2011. He is now in Dr. Fernanda Laezza's lab currently studying the protein--protein interaction of voltage gated sodium channels and fibroblast growth factor 14.

During his free time, Syed enjoys watching sports and listening to music.