Paul BattlayPostdoctoral researcher
Understanding the genetic basis of behavior and associated signatures of evolutionary convergence in three species of Caenorhabditis nematodes.
Jonny WilsonPhD Student
My main area of interest is the role of structural variation in the evolution of invasive species during range expansion.
Former Lab Members
Lotte van BoheemenPhD Student
Lotte’s research interests focused on genetics of rapid adaptation.
Emma Barnett Honours student
Emma’s research interests focused on overcoming mate limitation in a colonizing plant.
Jacqueline LeeHonours student
Jacquealine’s research focuses on the genetics of flowering time adaptation in invasive common ragweed.
Dzana MehicHonours student
Dzana’s research interests currently focuses on climate adaptation in an Australian grass
Georgia LloydLab tech
Kristin Nurkowski Lab tech
In memory of Kristin’s life and her academic path, the Kristin Nurkowski Memorial Fund has been established at UBC.
Sarah Bou-assi Lab manager
Sarah’s research interests include evolution of defence related traits in common ragweed during introduction
Shannon HodgesHonours student
Shannon’s research focused on context dependent reproductive allocation.
Jennifer StephensHonours student
Jennifer’s research focused on glyphosate resistance in common ragweed.
Matthew SilcocksHonours student
Matt’s research focuses on the genetics of glyphosate resistance in common ragweed.