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University of Wisconsin–Madison
Ahna Skop

Ahna Skop

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

Professor of Genetics 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