Shahana Chumki

Shahana Chumki

Joined CMB:
2017
CMB Mentor:
Ann Miller, Ph.D.
Undergraduate Institution:
Eastern Michigan University
Honors:
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Recipient (2017)

Using optogenetics, investigate the spatiotemporal regulation of small GTPase RhoA and how it orchestrates actin cytoskeletal dynamics responsible for junctional remodeling and cytokinesis in vertebrate epithelial tissues.

Science Communication Fellowship with UM’s Museum of Natural History, Females Excelling More in Math, Engineering, and Science (FEMMES), Lean in for Graduate Students, Association for Women in Science, CMB Career Committee.