Headshot portrait of Zahra Nabi Sayyid - Bio-X Undergraduate Fellow
2011 Undergraduate Summer Research Program Participant

Home Department: Biology
Supported by: Bio-X
Mentor: Alan Cheng, Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery and of Pediatrics

Zahra Sayyid is a rising senior majoring in Biology. She is originally from Fairfax, Virginia about half an hour south of D.C. She is interested in regenerative medicine and hopes to attend medical school after she graduates.

Poster presented at the Stanford Bio-X Interdisciplinary Initiatives Symposium on August 17, 2011:

Tympanic Border Cells are Wnt-Responsive and Act as Stem/Progenitor Cells in the Postnatal Mouse Cochlea

Zahra Nabi Sayyid1,2, Taha Adnan Jan3, Renjie Chai3, Anping Xia3, Saku Tapani Sinkkonen3, Jared Ruben Levin3, Yi Arial Zeng4,5, Stefan Heller3, Roel Nusse4, Alan Cheng3
[Departments of Biology1, Anesthesia2, Otolaryngology3, and Developmental Biology4, Stanford University; Howard Hughes Medical Institute5]