Shivani Krishna is an Assistant Professor of Biology. She completed her Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER)-Thiruvananthapuram working on plant-animal interactions and plant reproductive ecology in the evolutionarily unique freshwater swamp forests in the Western Ghats. She continued as a bridging postdoctoral fellow examining the ecological significance of touch-sensitive stigmas in plants. She then moved to Israel as a postdoctoral fellow to insect ecology and behavior laboratory at the University of Haifa. Her work funded by Israel Science Foundation focused on learning complex flower morphologies by bumblebees.