Gauri Mahadik

Postdoctoral Fellows

Post-doctoral Fellow


Research Interests

My primary research interest is copepods. I am focused on studying their taxonomy and their ecological aspects involving their behavior, adaptations, grazing in relation to abiotic and biotic variability of the pelagic system.


  • PhD., Life and Biomolecular Science, Open University, UK, London

Professional Profile

  • 2014 - 2015: Postdoctoral fellow, Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn, Naples, Italy 

Scientific and Professional Membership

  • American Society for Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) 


  • Doctoral Fellowship by Institute per L’Ambiente Marino Costiereo (IAMC) of the Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR) (February 2011 - February 2014)
  • Abdus Salam fellowship by the International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) for UNESCO under the Training and Research in Italian Laboratories (TRIL) Programme (October 2009 - March 2010) 

KAUST Affiliations

  • Red Sea Research Centre (RSRC)
  • Biological and Environmental Science & Engineering (BESE)​​​

Research Interests Keywords

Copepod Ecology Behaviour Taxonomy