Wright Lab News
Daniel Labbé wins best undergraduate presentation at Rice Lake Workshop!
Undergraduate thesis student, Daniel Labbé, wins the inaugural Louise Milligan Award for the best undergraduate oral presentation at the 29th annual Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry Workshop! Daniel is investigating the influence of terrestrial exposure and...
Pat Wright is awarded the CBS Graduate Mentorship Award
Pat Wright was awarded the College of Biological Science 2019 Graduate Mentorship Award for demonstrating excellence and innovation in the supervision and mentorship of graduate students. Congratulations Pat!
William McFarlane publishes his undergraduate work
Congratulations Will McFarlane for publishing his undergraduate thesis work in the Journal of Experimental Biology. Will's work investigated how exercise training affects the terrestrial locomotor performance and skeletal muscle phenotype of amphibious fish. Will's...
Paige Cochrane publishes her undergraduate thesis work
Congratulations to Paige Cochrane on the publication of her undergraduate thesis research in the Journal of Comparative Physiology B. Paige's undergraduate thesis investigated hydrogen sulphide toxicity in the amphibious mangrove rivulus. Paige is now a MSc student in...
Drs. Andy Turko and Pat Wright at convocation
Congratulations Dr. Andy Turko on the official completion of you PhD! The Wright Lab is very excited to follow your exciting postdoctoral fellowship research!
Congratulations to PhD candidate Giulia Rossi on Travel Awards
Congratulations to PhD candidate Giulia Rossi on receiving a Company of Biology Travelling Fellowship, as well as a Canadian Society of Zoologist Student Research Grant. These travel awards will fund Giulia's research visit to the University of Queensland where she...
Andy Turko defends his PhD successfully!
On October 9, 2018 Andy became Dr. Turko - congratulations to Andy on a terrific defense. Andy started a collaborative PDF involving researchers at McMaster University, the University of Windsor, and the Toronto Zoo.
JEB welcomes Dr. Patricia Wright as new Monitoring Editor
The Journal of Experimental Biology says farewell to Steve Perry and welcomes Pat Wright and Katie Gilmour as new Monitoring Editors. Congratulations Pat!
Andy Turko writes review on a preprint for the Company of Biologists
The Company of Biologists have launched "preLights" (https://prelights.biologists.com/). preLights is a community platform for selecting, highlighting and commenting on recent preprints from across the biological sciences. With this service, COB aims to help...
The Wright Lab hosts the Canadian Association for Girls in Science
"For girls, run by girls" The undergraduate and graduate students of the Wright Lab hosted the Canadian Association for Girls in Science this February 2018. The girls learned about the amazing intertidal animals on the east coast of Canada and were guided through...