Press coverage

Over the years, I've been interviewed and referenced by various media outlets on topics related to science, policy, or higher education.

NIH boosts pay for postdocs and graduate students

Tue 23, 2024

The postdoc experience is broken. Let's reimagine it.

Dec 19, 2023

NIH advisory group recommends $14,000 boost in postdoc pay
Dec 15, 2023

15 Innovators Under 35
MIT Technology Review Arabia

Dec 13, 2023

From the middle east to MIT
MIT News
Oct 1, 2023

Arab Youth Centre announces  ‘Young Arab Pioneers’
Emirates News Agency
Aug 11, 2023

Interview with Dr. Ubadah Sabbagh
Max Planck Florida
June 14, 2023

Appointment of six researchers as members of saf
Scientific Arab Forum
December 15, 2022

Transition to a postdoc
PhD Balance
December 15, 2021

Two brothers, both community college graduates, follow a winding, fulfilling path for their education
IMPACT Magazine
November 18, 2021

Virginia Tech scientists identify beacon molecule that prevents vision, behavioral problems in mice
October 18, 2021

Student Outreach Program Shines Light on Path to STEM Careers for Community College Students
The Roanoke Star
May 4, 2021

Building a Science Story
Building up the Nerve 
February 19, 2021

VT Fralin student recognized by Forbes ‘30 Under 30’
WDBJ7 (CBS Affiliate)
December 9, 2020

Forbes names graduate student at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC to list of '30 under 30' to watch
Virginia Tech News
December 2, 2020

2021 30 Under 30: Science
Forbes Magazine
December 1, 2020

Lawsuits follow ICE policy barring international students who are taking online classes
Pavement Pieces
July 10, 2020

Scientists discover cellular structure of poorly understood visual brain region
Virginia Tech News
June 25, 2020

Researchers develop less invasive genetic tools to understand cellular activity
Medical News
June 24, 2020

Health Science Careers
Big Lick of Science
March 6, 2020

ComSciCon returns to Virginia Tech
Virginia Tech News
March 5, 2020

Doctoral student named Society for Neuroscience Policy fellow
Virginia Tech News
March 4, 2020

New Class of Neuroscientists Selected to Advocate for Federal Research Funding
Society for Neuroscience
February 13, 2020

Scientists shed light on surprising visual development patterns
National Eye Institute
January 21, 2020

Exploring Parts Unknown: Vision & Grad School
Big Lick of Science
October 5, 2020

Ubadah Sabbagh thrives on collaboration
Virginia Tech News
September 6, 2019

Graduate student earns prestigious NIH award to map unexplored brain region
Virginia Tech News
July 22, 2019

Neuroscience PhD student receives prestigious Ben Barres Fellowship
Virginia Tech News
June 28, 2019

Virginia Tech graduate student selected as a Society for Neuroscience fellow
November 2, 2018

Anita Perry in Paris on third trip abroad for agency
E&E News
November 7, 2017

Trump’s Pick to Head NASA Is a Climate Change Denier
Mother Jones
September 6, 2017

Five reasons to vote Trump
New York Times
November 3, 2016

Ubadah Sabbagh: An American Scientist from the Middle East
The Scientist
February 24, 2017

How Trump’s travel ban could hurt science
Washington Post
January 30, 2017