Ehab Abouheif

Academic title(s): 
  • Guggenheim Fellow (2017-present)
  • External Faculty, KLI Institute for the study of natural complex systems, Austria (2017-present)
  • Member, Royal Society of Canada, College of New Artists. Scholars, and Scientists (2016-present)
  • Adjunct Professor in the Social Interactions and Complexity Research Group at Arizona State University, USA (2015-present)
  • E.W.R. Steacie Award Fellow - Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (2014-2016)
  • President, Pan-American Society for Evolutionary Development Biology (2013-2015)
Ehab Abouheif
Contact Information

Stewart Biology Building, N3/6

514-398-4400 Ext 00378
Email address: 
ehab.abouheif [at]
Research areas: 
Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology
Conservation, Ecology, Evolution and Behaviour
Areas of expertise: 

Evolutionary developmental biology. Comparative and functional gene expression studies in ants and other insects are used to study the evolution of developmental regulatory genes and gene networks; the importance of ecological influences on development and evolution; and the relationship between molecular and morphological evolution.

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