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IBK 2023 Fellow: Hend Alrasheed
Dr. Hend Alrasheed researches the properties of social networks. Applications of her research provide data for determining human-friendly public health policies.
2023 Fellow: Lamyaa Almehmadi
Lamyaa Almehmadi develops enhanced Raman spectroscopic techniques for drug discovery, single-molecule detection, and forensic applications.
2023 Fellow: Walaa Khushaim
Walaa Khushaim develops biosensors for urgent clinical needs including early detection and monitoring of heart disease and cancer.
Branch-shaped ZIF-8 for better H2 Separation
During her IBK Fellowship with Prof. Zach Smith, Dr. Fatimah Edhaim researched a branch-shaped zeolitic imidazole framework-8 (ZIF-8) nanoparticle.
How to Apply to IBK Webinar, 11/21
Questions about applying? Register for our Online Presentation and Q&A Session on Monday, November 21st.
Ibn Khaldun Fellows Gather for Welcome Lunch
We were delighted to welcome our five new fellows and to be joined by several of our previous fellows who found extended appointments in their research labs post-fellowship.
IBK 10-Year Celebration at KACST, Oct 19, 2022
KACST, the sponsor of the IBK Fellowship, will be hosting a 10-year Celebration of the program on October 19th. Come join us from 7-9pm to celebrate the achievements of the almost 50 fellowship recipients who have done research in labs acro...
Apply Now for 2023
Apply to do postdoctoral research in the laboratory of an MIT faculty member. The IBK Fellowship provides opportunities for research experience, professional development, and a supportive community of past, present and future fellows.
Nouf Laqtom develops novel LysoTag mouse model, discovers Batten disease gene CLN3 function
Dr. Nouf Laqtom's research has led to a breakthrough in understanding Batten disease, a lethal neurodegenerative disorder in children. In an article in the September 2022 edition of Nature, Dr. Laqtom and her co-authors describe how they id...