On August 17, 2019, as part of the PROMISE Summer Success Institute at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, Ishmail was a co-panelist with other faculty members discussing the topic, “Advancing in your career and still having a life.”


On July 19, 2019 the Abdus-Saboor lab hosted a Science Day with elementary school summer campers at the Jubilee School in West Philadelphia. The students learned about neuroscience, DNA, how to run agarose gels, use a confocal microscope, and cut thin tissue sections of the mouse brain. An enjoyable time was had by the students and members of the lab.