Abhishek Meena

Abhishek Meena

Academic background

2020- PhD student, University of Zurich
2015-2020 Integrated BS-MS, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Mohali, India

Scholarships, Awards and Honours

2024 Swiss Zoological Society, Travel grant
2022 Promotor Foundation, UZH graduate student grant
2022 Claraz Foundation, UZH graduate student grant
2022 International Society for Behavioral Ecology Congress, Travel grant
2022 European Society for Evolutionary Biology, Travel grant
2022 URPP Evolution in Action: From Genomes to Ecosystems, pilot study grant (Meena A, Perdigón Ferreira J, Lüpold S)
2020 Forschungskredit der Universität Zürich
2020-2023 Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship
2015-2020 INSPIRE Scholarship by the Dept. of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, for pursuing undergraduate studies in the basic science


Dougherty LR, ... Meena A et al. (44 authors). 2024. A systematic map of studies testing the relationship between temperature and animal reproduction. Ecological Solutions and Evidence 5: e12303. doi: 10.1002/2688-8319.12303

Narasimhan A, Jigisha, Kapila R, Meena A, Santhosh, Prasad NG. 2023 Consequences of adaptation to larval crowding on sexual and fecundity selection in Drosophila melanogaster. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 36: 730-737. doi: 10.1111/jeb.14168

Ahlawat N, Maggu K, Jigisha, Arun MG, Meena A, Agarwala A & Prasad NG. 2022. No major cost of evolved survivorship in Drosophila melanogaster populations coevolving with Pseudomonas entomophila. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 289: 20220532. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2022.0532

Macartney EL, Zeender V, Meena A, De Nardo AN, Bonduriansky RJ & Lüpold S. 2021. Sperm depletion in relation to developmental nutrition and genotype in Drosophila melanogaster. Evolution 75: 2830-2841. doi: 10.1111/evo.14373

Meena A, Kumar AMV, Balamurali GS & Somanathan H. 2021. Visual detection thresholds in the Asian honeybee, Apis cerana. Journal of Comparative Physiology A 207: 553-560. doi: 10.1007/s00359-021-01496-0

Maggu K, Ahlawat N, Arun MG, Meena A & Prasad NG. 2021. Divergence of responses to variable socio-sexual environments in laboratory populations of Drosophila melanogaster evolving under altered operational sex ratios. Evolution 75: 414-426. doi: 10.1111/evo.14138