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Speaker Bio: Needhi Bhalla, Ph.D.

Associate Professor in the Department of Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology

University of California, Santa Cruz

Needhi Bhalla is an Associate Professor in the Department of Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology at University of California, Santa Cruz. She investigates how mitotic and meiotic chromosome behaviour is monitored by cell cycle checkpoints in C. elegans. She performed her graduate work with Andrew Murray at University of California, San Francisco and her post-doctoral work with Dr. Abby Dernburg at University of California, Berkeley. Information about the work and people in her lab can be found at bhallalab.com.