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Rachna Kaushik

Rachna Kaushik


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  • NSTA
    Member, College Committee 06/2007 – Current
  • Sigma Xi
    Member 01/2007 – Current
  • SFN
    Member 06/2006 – Current

Education History

  • PhD (10/2004)
    IMCB, Singapore
  • BS (hons.) (06/1998)
    NUS, SIngapore


  • Kaushik, R., Nawathean, P., Busza, A., Murad, A., Emery, P., and Rosbash, M.. (June 2007). Per-Tim interactions with the photoreceptor cryptochrome mediate circadian temperature responses in Drosophila. in PLOS Biology. (In press).
  • Yu F, Qian H, Wang H, Kaushik R , Bownes M, Yang X and Chia W.,. (2005). Locomotion defects regulates heterotrimeric G protein signalling via two distinct modes of action during Drosophila neuroblast asymmetric divisions. in Genes and Development. (19:1341-1353).
  • Kaushik, R., Yu, F., Chia, W., Yang, X. and Bahri, S.. (August 2003). Sub cellular localization of LGN during mitosis: evidence for its cortical localization in mitotic Cell culture systems and its requirements for normal cell cycle progression. in Molecular Biology of the Cell. (14: 8 3144-3155).

Teaching Experience

  • Frontiers of Science (Current)
    • Columbia University – Current topics in Science
  • Frontiers of Science (Spring 2007)
    • Columbia University – Current topics in Science


  • Post Doc Research Scientist (08/2006 – Current) Columbia University
  • Post doc fellow (01/2006 – 08/2007) Brandeis University/HHMI
  • Junior Research Fellow (07/1998 – 10/2004) IMCB, Singapore