Akankshi Munjal
Assistant Professor of Cell Biology

We study principles of tissue morphogenesis using zebrafish. Our science is collaborative and crosses disciplines. Our culture is integrative and inclusive.

Current Research Interests

We use the zebrafish inner development to investigate emerging behaviors in tissue morphogenesis as a result of under-explored players such as the mechano-chemical roles of the ECM, feedback interactions between patterning and morphogenesis, and the contribution of tissue geometry in determining robust organ shape. Our long-term vision is to build an integrated framework for tissue morphogenesis encapsulating reciprocal flow of information between genetic-patterns, cellular mechanics, tissue dynamics, and organ geometry for successful embryonic development.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

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