interests include: Evolutionary Genomics; Breeding Systems; Population
Genetics; Molecular Evolution; Speciation; Caenorhabditis
is studying Caenorhabditis
is working on genome analysis of Caenorhabditis.
is studying genome evolution.
is studying speciation with Caenorhabditis.
is investigating the genetic basis to natural phenotypic variation in
temperature-dependent behavioral traits in C.
briggsae (in collaboration with Will Ryu).
is studying the evolution of pre-zygotic reproductive isolation in Caenorhabditis.
Lab fix-it guy (2016)
student (NSERC summer research fellow 2016)
Chloe is studying the genetics and evolution of reproductive isolation.
student (BCB330 2015, BCB430 2016)
Naina is working on de novo genome assembly and analysis.
graduate students and postdocs:
studied C. elegans sperm-related evolution in her MSc
thesis. She is now pursuing a
PhD at the University of Sterling with Luc Bussiere.
studied the genetics of reproductive isolation between Caenorhabditis
species in her MSc thesis. She is now a high
school science teacher.
the evolution of sex-biased genes in Caenorhabditis in
her MSc thesis, using next-gen
transcriptome sequencing. She is now working
as a bioinformatician at SickKids Hospital.
studied the genetics of fecundity variation in C. briggsae in his MSc
thesis. He is now a high school science teacher.
PhD thesis investigated the
molecular population genetics and species divergence of obligatorily
She is now a postdoc with Amro Zayed at York University.
studied population genomics and genome evolution.
studied speciation and trait mapping.
studied molecular population genetics and genome evolution.
amazing former undergraduates, techs and visiting scientists!