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Iman Muktar

Research Postgraduate (PhD)

Research Postgraduate (PhD) in the Department of Biosciences


Iman undertook her MBiol in Biosciences at Durham University, working on bumblebee brains and investigating the dimorphism of the olfactory organ that processes odours and conspecific pheromones between the different species of Bombus around Durham, UK. Following this degree she continued to develop her experimental neuroscience skills, securing a 4-month research assistant position to work on a project investigating olfactory coding in Anopheles gambiae mosquitoes at the Insect Neuro lab in Durham. . She then was awarded the BBSRC NLD DTP PhD studentship, and started a PhD in October 2022. To continue her work on the olfactory coding of larval and adult mosquitoes