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Mehwish Khaliq, PhD Postdoctoral Fellow

Dr. Mehwish Khaliq



PhD in Molecular Genetics and Developmental Biology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2017

BS, University of Michigan, 2008

Following her graduation from the University of Pittsburgh, Dr. Khaliq accepted a postdoctoral position at the University of Michigan in the Department of Engineering.

Why I chose Pitt

I chose University of Pittsburgh for its great research opportunities, collaborative environment, and for the amazing, dedicated faculty.


So J, Khaliq M, Evason K, Ninov N, Martin BL, Stainier DYR and Shin D. (2017) Wnt/beta-catenin signaling controls intrahepatic biliary network formation in zebrafish by regulating Notch activity. Hepatology. doi: 10.1002/hep.29752.

Choi TY, Khaliq M, Tsurusaki S, Ninov N, Stainier DYR, Tanaka M and Shin D. (2017) Bone morphogenetic protein signaling governs biliary-driven liver regeneration in zebrafish through tbx2b and id2a. Hepatology. 66: 1616-1630. |  View Abstract

Choi TY, Khaliq M, Ko S, So J and Shin D. (2015) Hepatocyte-specific ablation in zebrafish to study biliary-driven liver regeneration. J Vis Exp. 99: e52785. |  View Abstract

Khaliq M, Choi TY, So J and Shin D. (2015) Id2a is required for hepatic outgrowth during liver development in zebrafish. Mech Dev. 138 Pt 3: 399-414. |  View Abstract