Lab News

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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Abstract accepted for presentation at Neuroscience 2015

A presentation abstract by McGowan lab students Sophie St-Cyr and Sameera Abuaish entitled, “Maternal programming of adult behavior and metabolism by prenatal predator odor exposure” has been accepted for inclusion in a nanosymposium at Neuroscience 2015, the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience. The work includes collaboration between the McGowan and Welch labs to […]

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New lab publication: “The cost of digestion in the fish-eating myotis (Myotis vivesi)”

Illustration by Prof. Frank Fish, (C) JEB 2015 A new publication by Ken Welch and collaborators Aída Otálora-Ardila, Gerardo Herrera, and J. J. Flores-Martínez, from Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México entitled, “The cost of digestion in the fish-eating myotis (Myotis vivesi)” has been published in the Journal of Experimental Biology. The article is featured in […]

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New paper published online!

Arising out of a symposium organized by Ken Welch and Dr. Marshall D. McCue of St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas, a paper titled, “Carbon stable-isotope tracking in breath for comparative studies of fuel use” was published online in the Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. The symposium was held in July […]

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New lab publication: “Automated tracking of wild hummingbird mass and energetics over multiple time scales using radio frequency identification (RFID) technology”

Lab member Lily Hou’s first publication: “Automated tracking of wild hummingbird mass and energetics over multiple time scales using radio frequency identification (RFID) technology” has been published in the Journal of Avian Biology. The article is featured as the journal’s first cover image of the year, and is highlighted as an Editor’s Choice selection. The […]

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