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Department of Zoology


I am currently studying the biomechanics and evolution of Passiflora physical defences and Heliconius caterpillar counter-adaptations. My MPhil project is co-supervised by Dr. Erika C. P. de Castro.


Key publications: 

Chowdhury, R., & Rastogi, N. (2021). Comparative analysis of mandible morphology in four ant species with different foraging and nesting habits. bioRxiv.

Other publications: 


Singh, P. P., Srivastava, A. K., Upadhyay, S. K., Singh, A., Upadhyay, S., Kumar, P., ... & BHU, S. C. (2021). The association of ABO blood group with the asymptomatic COVID-19 cases in India. Transfusion and Apheresis Science, 60(6), 103224.

Singh, P. P., Tamang, R., Shukla, M., Pathak, A., Srivastava, A., Gupta, P., ... & Chaubey, G. (2021). Estimation of real-infection and immunity against SARS-CoV-2 in Indian populations. medRxiv.


MPhil Student

Contact Details

Room S13, Austin Building, Department of Zoology, Downing Street