Dr. Shivas Amin Dr. Shivas Amin Associate Professor

Dr. Shivas Amin’s area’s of research include native plant restoration, metagenomic analysis of soil, epigenetic impacts of protein aggregation, bacterial evolution and computational approaches to biology.

Areas of Expertise
General Biology ¦ Bioinformatics ¦ Research Methods in Biological Investigation


  • Doctor of Philosophy - Biochemistry and Cell Biology - Rice University (2010)
  • Bachelor of Science - Genetics - Texas A&M University (2003)

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