Bishakha completed her Ph.D. in genetics, development, and disease at UT Southwestern where her research in professor Jane Johnson’s laboratory focused on uncovering molecular mechanisms governing spinal cord circuit development. Bishakha is the recipient of the Ida M. Green Award in recognition of her efforts to educate and encourage women about the importance of science. Prior to beginning her doctoral work, Bishakha received an M.S. degree in biological sciences at BITS, Pilani in India.
Bishakha Mona, Ph.D.