Abha Ahuja

Abha Ahuja

Post Doctoral Researcher

Current Position: Associate Professor, Minerva University


Ph.D., Genetics. McMaster University. Hamilton ON, Canada

Research Interests:

Abha was a postdoc in the lab from 2011-2012, after having obtained her PhD in Drosophila population genetics with Rama Singh at MacMaster University. Abha contributed to our paper on ovariole number in Drosophila that was published in Developmental Biology. She also conducted a molecular evolution analysis of the oskar gene, which is necessary and sufficient for germ cell formation in D. melanogaster. She returned to the lab in the summer of 2013 to complete this work, which was published in Development, Genes and Evolution. She is currently an Associate Professor of Biological Sciences at Minerva Schools at KGI.