Helen Rodd

Dept of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
University of Toronto

25 Harbord St.
Toronto, ON

M5S 3G5

t: 416-946-5035
f: 416-978-8532
Helen's email






2011 Reunion Dinner
More lab photos below!

Current graduate students

Mitch Daniel. MSc. Sexual selection in guppies.

Alex De Serrano. PhD. The trans-generational epigenetic effects of methylphenidate on dopamine gene expression and novelty seeking behaviour.

Lucia Kwan. PhD. Sexual selection and the evolution of genitalia.
(co-advised with L. Rowe)

Anna Li. PhD. Maintaining genetic variation: Frequency dependent male reproductive tactics in the Trinidadian guppy (Poecilia reticulata).

Jordan Pleet. PhD. Dispersal strategies.
(co-supervised with P. Abrams and B. Shuter)

Anna Price. PhD. Male-male interactions in guppies.

Mersedeh Safa. MSc. Boldness in invasive and local crayfish species.
(co-advised with R. Baker)

Pasan Samarasin. PhD. Population-based approaches for conservation and resource management.

Cam and Bonnie

Former post-doctoral fellows

Bonnie Fraser. Guppy genomics and frequency dependent selection in guppies. 2009, 11
(co-advised with K. Hughes, FSU)

Robert Olendorf. Frequency dependent selection in guppies. 2002-06
(co-advised with Hughes and Houde, at U. of Illinois)

Jean Richardson. Inter-population variation in plasticity in offspring size. 2000-02
(co-advised with Abrams, Day and Rowe).

Steve Proulx. Sexual selection and signal reliability. 2000-02.
(co-advised with Abrams, Day and Rowe).

Former graduate students

Ani Vanesyan, MSc. Fine scale analysis of shoaling behaviour in guppies. 2012
(co-advised with W. Ryu, Physics)

Cameron Weadick, PhD. Molecular evolution of visual system genes in fishes. 2004-2012
(co-advised with B. Chang)

Kara Lefevre, PhD. Tropical rainforest disturbance, avian frugivory, and implications for seed dispersal. 2002-08. 

David Punzalan, PhD. Evolutionary ecology of sexually dimorphic colouration in ambush bugs. 2000-07
(co-advised with L. Rowe)

James Burns, PhD. Inter-individual variation in cognitive ability in bees and guppies. 2001-07
(co-advised with J. Thomson 2004-2007)

Yun Cheng, MSc. Sexual selection and the evolution of genitalia in the guppy (Poecilia reticulata). 2001-04
(co-advised with L. Rowe)

Trevor Pitcher, PhD. The evolutionary ecology of mate choice. 1999-2005
(co-advised with L. Rowe)

Erin Dunlop, PhD. Life history variation in Ontario smallmouth bass. 2000-05
(co-advised with B. Shuter)


Lab party at Seans

Trinidad - Cam Bonnie Anna

Labbies clean up nice

Cam defense party

Lab at pub

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