Post Doctoral Fellow
Ammar received his Masters in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology at George Mason University, studying the interplay between the human microbiome and the immume system. He also served as a Bioinformatics technician at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center studying small RNA biogenesis and processing. Ammar received his PhD in Computational and Integrative Biology from Rutgers University in 2015. His dissertation was entitled "Temporal Patterns of Short non-coding RNA Modifications and Expression.” He investigated the role and function of non-coding RNAs in the aging process. During his post-doctoral fellowship he will work in collaboration with Andrei Thomas-Tikohoneko in cancer research.