Mahmoud Koko Musa
During and after my graduate studies, I worked with Mutaser Ibrahim at the Univeristy of Khartoum, studying the role of genetics on various common and rare disorders. I also worked closely with the Sudanese Neurogenetics Group lead by Liena Elasyed, where neurodegenerative and neurodevelopmental diseases in consanguineous families were the focus of several studies. In 2016, I started my PhD with Holger Lerch at the Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research in Tuebingen. There, I worked on several projects revolving around studying the influence of rare genetic variants in general and ion channel variants in particular on common and rare epilepsy syndromes. I joined the Wellcome Sanger Institute in 2022 as a postdoc with Hilary Martin. I currently work on exploring genetic architecture in Autism, developmental and cognitive phenotypes. My focus is on the relation between sex and genetic influences in Autism.
Joined the Wellcome Sanger Institute as a Postdoctoral Fellow.
Started PhD in Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience at the University of Tubingen, Hertie Insitute for Clinical Brain Research.
Joined the University of Khartoum Institute of Endemic Diseases as a Researcher and later as a Fellow Lecturer.
Started MSc in Molecular Medicine at the University of Khartoum, Institute of Endemic Diseases.
Started MBBS at the University of Khartoum,Faculty of Medicine.