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Jihad Al-Jabban
Jihad Al-Jabban is a Muslim and first generation Syrian-American from Grand Blanc, Michigan. He graduated from Princeton University with a degree in molecular biology and a certificate in neuroscience where he wrote a thesis on viral trafficking in neurons. At Princeton he held a number of leadership roles ranging from charity projects to interfaith groups on campus. He is currently pursuing a Masters in Medical Science in Immunology at Harvard Medical School. His current interests include immune responses to acute and chronic viral infection as well as immune plasticity . An interesting fact: he is a triplet.

Entries by Jihad Al-Jabban

Ebola: The Political Tool of Biological Agents

(1) Comments | Posted November 17, 2014 | 11:12 PM

"Ebola virus virion" by CDC/Cynthia Goldsmith - Public Health Image Library

World War Z is coming! Or at least you would think so given the media sensationalism surrounding Ebola. But as time has shown us hysteria of Ebola is far more...

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Nabila's Plea: The Case Against Congressional Apathy

(3) Comments | Posted November 5, 2013 | 1:32 PM

Late October 2012, Nabila Rehman and her family were working in the vast fields in Northern Waziristan (northwestern Pakistan). It was just a few days before Eid Al-Adha, a festive holiday where Muslims honor the willingness of Abraham to sacrifice his son Ismail as a sign of submission to God....

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The Sanctity of the University

(5) Comments | Posted January 17, 2013 | 6:06 PM

January 15th marked the day all Princeton students dread -- Dean's Date. Dean's Date is akin to D-Day, when all that time procrastinating during Reading Week comes to haunt us as we desperately write tens of pages over prompts we do not even understand. But, like any other Dean's Date,...

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NYPD, Muslims Are Americans Too

(58) Comments | Posted February 29, 2012 | 6:53 PM

I was on my way to the Detroit Metro Airport for my first trip to Syria and Egypt, my countries of origin. After a long drive and some exhaustive hours of hauling countless bags, we were finally in line for the security check. My family crossed through but I, a...

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