Urfa Arain

Urfa Arain

PhD student
Biology (CSB) - Ted Erclik Supervisor

Courses (TA):

BIO380, BIO209, BIO202, BIO409


  • NSERC Alexander Graham Bell Scholar
  • Ontario Graduate Scholar

Research: neuroscience, developmental biology 


Arain et al., Dissection, immunohistochemistry and mounting of larval and adult Drosophila brains for optic lobe visualization. JoVE. 2021. doi:10.3791/61273

Erclik et al., Integration of spatial and temporal patterning generates neural diversity. Nature. 2017. doi:10.1038/nature20794

Twitter Follow @spiral_science to learn about fruit flies and my work! 

Passions: science communication, weightlifting, styling curly hair and baking the best banana bread