Our role as a member of the Council of Canadian Academies’ The Expert Panel on Regulating Gene-Edited Organisms for Pest Control resulted in a report entitle...
Welcome to Ian!
After starting up at UBC, the lab could only avoid working on fish for so long… A hearty welcome to Dr. Ian Bouyoucos, joining our lab as a postdoctoral fellow and working on a project funded by the British Columbia Salmon Restoration and Innovation Fund (BCSRIF), investigating the roles of water acidification and habitat on imprinting and homing in Pacific salmon. Welcome Ian!
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After starting up at UBC, the lab could only avoid working on fish for so long… A hearty welcome to Dr. Ian Bouyoucos, joining our lab as a postdoctoral fell...
A hearty welcome to Bridget White, joining us as a research technician after finishing her M.Sc. degree from the University of Manitoba! Bridget’s position i...
Congratulations to the Mosquito Lab’s first Masters graduate, Orna Phelan, who defended her thesis in style today. Orna’s thesis was entitled “An investigati...
Congratulations to all Mosquito lab alumni who are graduating today! Special shout-out to Cam, Phillip, Parsa, and Dannica on their successful defence of the...
The lab is excited to announce a successful funding application to the Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP). This three-year award is in collaboration with ...
Congratulations to Elsa for her semi-final appearance in the UBC 3-minute thesis competition
Big thanks to Jeff Doherty for getting us organized for the first Mosquito Lab ‘working retreat.’ We found a nice spot nestled at the base of the mountains a...
A big Mosquito Lab welcome (back) to Jonathan Chiang, a former co-op student who is returning to pursue an M.Sc. in the Genome Sciences and Technology progra...
Big congratulations to Leisl, who passed her comprehensive examination with flying colours! Can’t wait to see how your PhD work unfolds.
A warm welcome to Jean-François (Jeff) Doherty, who is joining us as a Postdoctoral Fellow (joint appointed with Leonard Foster’s lab)! Jeff will expand the ...
Dan getting out the word about an exciting project in the lab, “What Bit Me?” that aims to add to our understanding of mosquito distributions across the Paci...
Congratulations to Dan Peach, who recently announced that he would taking an Assistant Professor position at the University of Georgia. We can’t wait to see ...
Congratulations to our 2022 UBC Graduates! Jonathan, Lauren, Maryann, Joshua, Annie. Not pictured: Smit and Ana!
Congratulations to Elsa on her award for the second-best short talk at the 2022 VanFly Conference!
Congratulations to Leisl, who gave a great talk at the Zoology Department Symposium!
Big shout out to Leisl Brewster who was awarded a 4 year fellowship from UBC to support her gradate studies going forward. Congratulations, Leisl!
So great to have hybrid lab meetings again - conversations in person are so much better than on Zoom! Welcome to all of the new folks in the lab as well!
We are very pleased to announce that Ben was selected as a 2021 Scholar by the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research to support work in the lab for t...
Congratulations to Aleksandra Anoshina, Ivan Lo, and Ana Parra for successfully defending their Honour’s theses and graduating this spring! Congratulations ...
Congratulations to Aleksandra Anoshina and Ana Parra for giving fantastic oral presentations at this year’s “Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research Confere...
We are very pleased that Ben has been awarded a 2021 Sloan Foundation Fellowship in Neurosciences, celebrating the hard work of everyone who has been through...
Wishing everyone a very happy holiday from the Mosquito Lab at UBC! It’s been a weird and tough year, but I am proud of this crew for making the best of it ...
Congratulations to Britya Ghosh (collaborator in Mike Gordon’s Lab) for successfully defending her M.Sc. thesis on lactic acid perception in mosquitoes and f...
Congratulations to Dr. Dan Peach and Dr. Yunusa Garba for being recognized with three-year postdoctoral fellowships from the MIchael Smith Foundation for Hea...
Félicitations à Dan pour un article fantastique sur les moustiques du Yukon!
A hearty congratulations to Dan Peach on the publication of the final version of his paper, Modeling the Putative Ancient Distribution of Aedes togoi (Dipter...
Congratulations to Dan Peach on his first ever bioRxiv pre-print, Modelling the Putative Ancient Distribution of the Coastal Rock Pool Mosquito Aedes togoi. ...
Science in style… mosquito style!
The lab is starting to take shape! Benches are in and insectary is hot, humid, and ready for mosquitoes. Big thanks to Dan and Britya for helping to get eve...
We have joined the twenty-first century. Come follow the lab on twitter @BenMatthewsUBC!
Welcome to the new home of the (Ben) Matthews lab in the Department of Zoology at the University of British Columbia. The physical doors will open in Septem...