Rajyashree Sen, Ph.D.

Rajyashree received her masters in Biotechnology from the University of Hyderabad, India. She conducted her PhD in the lab of Barry Dickson at both the Research Institute of Molecular Pathology (Austria) and HHMI Janelia Research Campus (U.S.A). As a graduate student, she dissected the neuronal pathways for evasive (backward) walking in fruit flies. As a postdoc in the Axel lab, she studies the neuronal bases of social memories in mice. In her spare time, she does improv comedy. Along with being fun, it helps her to communicate science in a clear and entertaining manner.

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