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Shameless Self Promotion:

I am planning to complete my PhD in April 2020 and am currently seeking opportunities for postdoctoral research. I am particularly interested in continuing my work in avian chemical ecology and communiation, but I am open to other possibilities as well!

Education:

  • 2020: PhD candidate (biology) – The University of Western Ontario
  • 2014: MSc (biology) – McMaster University
  • 2011: BSc Hons (biology) – The University of Winnipeg

Research Interests:

  • Chemical ecology
  • Animal communication
  • Host-microbe interactions (microbiome)
  • Ecology and evolution
  • Sexual selection and mate choice
  • Avian malaria, host-parasite interactions
  • Immune genes, MHC (major histocompatibility complex)
  • Cooperative breeding and complex mating systems