Former Lab Members

Dr. Francis Wamonje, Postdoctoral Fellow, Plant-Pathogen-Vector Interactions

Rachel Weller, Undergraduate, Project: Pollinators in fava bean

Meredith Cholin, Undergraduate, Project: A comparison of wireworm sampling methods

Corrie de Winter, Undergraduate, Thesis "What is the Relationship between Pollinators, Pest Insects, and Yield in Saskatchewan Canola?"

Fallon Gabb, Undergraduate, Thesis "Aster Leafhopper preferences when given choices of wheat and canola"

Ugo Mendes Diniz, Mitacs Globalink Intern, Project: Choice behaviors of bees when presented with stressed and healthy plants

Morgan Follensbee, Undergraduate, Thesis "Comparison of Efficiency of Sampling Methods for Pea Aphids (Acyrthosiphon pisum) of Field Pea (Pisum sativum) in Saskatchewan"

Raleen Siwak, Undergraduate, Thesis "A Description of the Insect Community in Saskatchewan Potato Crops"

Kristy Vavra, Undergraduate, Thesis "Effects of Drought Tolerance and Seeding Rates on Production of Red Clover"

Nicole Wilyman, Undergraduate, Thesis "Comparing bee communities in two hybrid canola varieties in Southern Alberta"

Lorrae Strasser, Undergraduate, Thesis "Bee Communities over Distance and Time in a Red Clover Field."

Randi Sommerville, Undergraduate, research assistant focussed on plant and insect maintanance

Khaled Kchouck, Mitacs Globalink Intern, Project: Video observation of choice behaviors of leafhoppers

Raidin Brailsford, Undergraduate, Thesis "Toxicity and Risk Characterization of an Anthranilic Diamide and Butenolide Insecticide to Bumble Bees" 

Ramandeep Bamrah, Technician. Raman was responsible for numerous projects in the lab. This included most of our collaborative work at the Canadian Light Source. 

Kirsten Scholten: Undergraduate,  Thesis: “Direct and indirect effects of seed treatments on ground beetle (Coleoptera: Carabidae) health and weed seed consumption.

Jingting Lei: Undergraduate,  Thesis: “Host plant preference of aster leafhopper among barley, canola, and spiny annual sow-thistle”

Wangyu Cai: Undergraduate, Thesis: “Effect of Fertilizer Concentration on Leafhopper Feeding Behaviour”