Congratulations to Areej Alansari who successfully defended her MSc proposal today. A big step in her Master’s studying navigation behaviour in freshwater snails. All the more impressive since both the written proposal and presentation were in her second language.
I am both honoured and excited to have been offered a James Research Chair to start in July 2018. Two years of halved teaching load will be a big boost to the Wyeth Lab! I am looking forward to the opportunity to expand existing research projects and hopefully building some collaborations as well. Most of all I am excited at the chance to involve more students in the Wyeth Lab.
Welcome to both Alexa, the newest directed study student in the lab, and Theora who has rejoined the lab as a volunteer after graduation.
Theora is study sea slug movement patterns and a potentially new way animals might use magnetic fields to navigate.
Theora says: Raised in Antigonish, I’m a second year student in the biology program here at X. Though I have yet to find my focus I am excited about exploring the wide world of biological studies. Some of my other passions include religious studies, sketching, bookmaking and watching bad horror movies.