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Ahna Skop

Ahna Skop

Expert on cell division in animal cells, characterized the midbody (new organelle), uses scientific art for outreach, coloring book author, social media and science engagement

Professor of Genetics College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Arts Institute School of Medicine and Public Health Work: 608-262-1593 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page Twitter: @foodskop


  • Cell division
  • Asymmetric cell division
  • Scientific art
  • Science communication
  • STEM Outreach


  • Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) Awardee
  • Kavli Fellow (National Academy of Sciences), 2015
  • Remarkable Women in Science, AAAS, February 2008
  • Chancellor’s Inclusive Excellence Award in Teaching, 2016
  • Honorary Doctorate of Science (D.Sc.), College of Saint Benedict, St. Joseph, MN