Gitanjali "Gita" Gnanadesikan

PhD Student



Gita is interested in cognitive evolution and social behavior, especially in domesticated species. She studied Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Princeton University, where her senior thesis focused on differences in genome-wide methylation of dogs and wolves. Formerly the laboratory coordinator of the ACCC, Gita is now a PhD candidate in the School of Anthropology, with a minor in cognitive science. Her research focuses on the biological underpinnings of social behavior and cognition, including both genetic and hormonal factors.

For more information, please see Gita's websiteCV, or Google Scholar profile.