Current Lab Members
|Dr. Gerhard J. GriesProfessor
NSERC-Industrial Research Chair in
Multimodal Animal Communication Ecology
Dr. forest., Georg-August-Universität, Göttingen (Germany)
I am a genuinely curious fellow and consider it my hobby to run a large and diverse research program with many bright and enthusiastic students. Other hobbies are wildflower gardening and wildlife photography.
|Dr. Santosh Kumar AlamsettiPostdoctoral Researcher
Syntheses of novel or non-purchasable semiochemicals; development of efficient or large scale syntheses of semiochemicals for applied purposes.
|Dr. Stephen (Steve) TakácsResearch Associate
Acquisition and analyses of sonic and ultrasonic sound signals and cues; recordings and analyses of infrared (IR) foraging cues; laboratory and field testing of novel bait technologies.
|Regine GriesResearch Associate
Isolation and identification of candidate semiochemicals; electrophysiology; technical assistance in student projects; maintenance of laboratory equipment and vehicles.
|Dr. Adam BlakePostdoctoral Researcher
Visual ecology of biting flies.
The chemical communication in False Black Widow Spiders (Steatoda)
Mating ecology of Mosquitos
Foraging and communication ecology of Fire Ants
|Sam Meraj Ph.D.
Immune response in Bed Bugs
Communications ecology of Click Beetles
Visual and chemical ecology of Click Beetles
Host-seeking and visual communication in biting flies
|Saif Nayani M.P.M.
Foraging ecology of stable flies
|Claire Gooding M.P.M.
Repellent semiochemicals of ticks and biting flies
Foraging ecology of horn flies