Post-Doctoral Fellow
Biological Sciences
Academic Details:

  • Post-Doc: Department of Biological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Berhampur, Odisha.
  • PhD: Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
  • MSc: Pondicherry University, Puducherry, India
  • BSc: Utkal University, Odisha, India
List of Publications:

  • Chazot N, Wahlberg N, Freitas AVL, Mitter C, Labandeira C, Sohn J-C, Sahoo RK, Seraphim N, de Jong R, Heikkilä M. 2019. The trials and tribulations of priors and posteriors in Bayesian timing of divergence analyses: the age of butterflies revisited. Systematic Biology. 10.1093/sysbio/syz002

  • Sahoo RK, Kodandaramaiah U. 2018. Local host plant abundance explains negative association between larval performance and female oviposition preference in a butterfly. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 125:333–343. 10.1093/biolinnean/bly111

  • Sahoo RK, Lohman DJ, Wahlberg N, Müller CJ, Brattström O, Collins SC, Peggie D, Aduse- Poku K, Kodandaramaiah U. 2018. Evolution of Hypolimnas butterflies (Nymphalidae): Out-of- Africa origin and Wolbachia-mediated introgression. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 123: 50–58. 10.1016/j.ympev.2018.02.001

  • Sahoo RK. 2017. Digest: Ancient co-dispersals and host shifts in passerine bird – feather mite symbiosis. Evolution 71(10):2539–2540. 10.1111/evo.13330

  • Sahoo RK, Warren AD, Collins SC, Kodandaramaiah U. 2017. Hostplant change and paleoclimatic events explain diversification shifts in skipper butterflies (Family: Hesperiidae). BMC Evolutionary Biology 17(1):174. 10.1186/s12862-017-1016-x

  • Sahoo RK, Warren AD, Wahlberg N, Brower AVZ, Lukhtanov VA, Kodandaramaiah U. 2016. Ten genes and two topologies: an exploration of higher relationships in skipper butterflies. PeerJ 4:e2653. 10.7717/peerj.2653

  • Sahoo RK. 2016. Why antagonistic traits against cytoplasmic incompatibility are so elusive. Frontiers in Microbiology 7:392. 10.3389/fmicb.2016.00392