Yassine is a biomedical engineer and incoming Ph.D. student for Fall of 2021 in the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Neuroscience at the University of Iowa. His goal is to converge bioengineering principles with neuroscience approaches to study the underlying mechanisms of depression and other neurological diseases and disorders to effectively inform the development of precision medicine and treatments.
Other interests and passions include:
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in academia to promote high-impact research, science, and education in addition to integrating DEI at the societal level.
Mental health allyship and advocacy to improve the lives of those affected and de-stigmatize mental illness.