Lab News

Research led by Erich Eberts featured by Picarro

The following highlighted post features our paper “Metabolic fates of evening crop-stored sugar in ruby-throated hummingbirds (Archilochus colubris)” Read this post in its entirety here. At Picarro, we enjoy seeing how research groups at the forefront of Science are using our systems in their research. We’d like to thank Erich R. Eberts, Dr. Morag F. […]

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New lab publication in CBP Part B!

New research led by MSc graduate Alexander Myrka shows that ruby-throated hummingbirds express fructose transporter mRNA at uniquely high levels in flight muscle, but do not express fructolytic enzymes in the same tissue. This suggests flight muscle may be able to take up fructose at unusually high rates, but raises questions about how fructose phosphorylation […]

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Stingrays chew their food!

Research led by friend of the lab Dr. Matt Kolmann (@KolmannMA) was featured by Science Magazine Youtube Channel. In collaboration with the Welch lab, Dr. Kolmann report that mammals aren’t the only group of animals that can chew!

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Welch Lab alum Jessica Phillips wins prestigious Rhodes Scholarship

Congratulations to Welch Lab alumnus Jessica Phillips on winning a prestigious 2016 Rhodes Scholarship! Jessica will be heading off to Oxford in the UK to conduct her graduate studies. Jessica was an undergraduate field researcher under the direct supervision of former Welch Lab postdoc Dr. Laura McKinnon. Jessica travelled to Churchill, Manitoba to study the […]

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Dr. Laura McKinnon accepts position at York U’s Glendon College

Congratulations to recent Welch Lab Banting Postdoctoral Fellow Dr. Laura McKinnon on beginning her position as assistant professor in the Department of Biology at Glendon College, part of York University! While the Welch lab will miss Dr. McKinnon, Glendon will gain a talented researcher, skilled teacher, and valued colleague. We look forward to watching Dr. […]

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