Muhammad Musa


Muhammad A. Musa, a Visiting Scholar to the Lab of Dr. J.T. Richtsmeier, is a Ph.D candidate in the Department of Anatomy, College of Health Sciences, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria. Muhammad’s visit was funded through a visiting scholar’s grant from the American Association of Anatomists. Muhammad’s research interest is in the area of craniofacial anatomy, morphology, growth, development and genetics especially as it relates to infants and children. He is currently working on Postnatal Craniofacial Phenotypes in Nigerian children as part of his Ph.D dissertation under the supervision of Dr. Richtsmeier in collaboration with Dr. Seth M. Weinberg, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Muhammad plans to use 3D geometric applications to study the correspondence between craniofacial phenotypes and genotypes in the future.