Alexander Myrka

Alexander Myrka

MSc – Cell & Systems Biology – 2015

Thesis title: “Sweet GLUTs: Quantitative Analysis of Glucose Transporter and Fructolytic Enzyme Transcript Densities in Ruby-throated Hummingbirds (Archilochus colubris)

 

M.Sc. (University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada)

B.S. (University of Toronto Scarborough, Toronto, ON, Canada)

Currently a PhD student in the lab of Dr. Les Buck at the University of Toronto.

 

E-mail: alex.myrka@mail.utoronto.ca

 

Selected Publications

Lily Hou

Lily Hou

MSc – Ecology & Evolutionary Biology – 2015

Thesis title: “Automated Serial Sampling in Hummingbirds Obviates Laborious Ecological Studies of Behaviourally Induced Rises in Departure Stores

B.S. (University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada)

E-mail: lily.hou@mail.utoronto.ca

 

Selected Publications

Dr. Derrick Groom

Dr. Derrick Groom

PhD – Cell & Systems Biology – 2016

Thesis title: “Hummingbird Hovering Energetics and Flight Capacities Across Elevational Gradients.

 

Ph.D. (University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada)

B.S. (University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada)

Currently a postdoctoral researcher in the lab of Dr. Alex Gerson at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

 

E-mail: dgroom@umass.edu

 

Selected Publications

Dr. Brandy Velten

Dr. Brandy Velten

Ph.D. – Cell & Systems Biology, 2016

Thesis title: “Comparative Identification and Characterization of Myosin Heavy Chain Isoforms in Avian Skeletal Muscle

E-mail: br.velten@gmail.com

 

Selected Publications

Dr. Chris Chen

Dr. Chris Chen

M.Sc. – Cell & Systems Biology, 2012

Thesis title: “Measuring metabolic fuel use and metabolic rate during flight in Archilochus colubris.

Ph.D., 2017 (York University, Toronto, ON, Canada) in the lab of Dr. David Hood.

M.Sc., 2012 (University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada)

B.S., 2010 (University of Toronto Scarborough, Toronto, ON, Canada)

 

Currently a postdoctoral fellow at the Sunnybrook Research Institute

E-mail: cwchen@yorku.ca

 

Selected Publications

Dr. Sajeni Mahalingam

Dr. Sajeni Mahalingam

M.Sc. – Cell & Systems Biology, 2012

Thesis title: “Neuromuscular control of hummingbird flight kinematics.

E-mail: mahals4@mcmaster.ca

 

Selected Publications