Lab Alumni

Name

Degree

Project/Thesis Title

Began

Completed

Peach, Daniel

Ph.D.

Floral and honeydew foraging ecology of select mosquito species

Spring 2013

Spring 2019

Babcock, Tamara

M.P.M.

Semiochemical communication between yellowjacket wasps and their yeast symbionts

Fall 2015

Summer 2018

Lambinet, Veronika

Ph.D.

The magnetic sense of honey bees - analyses of underlying mechanisms and potential function

Fall 2010

Fall 2017

Pol, Joshua

M.P.M.

New Food Baits for Trapping German Cockroaches Blattella germanica (L.)

Fall 2014

Summer 2017

Derstine, Nathan

M.Sc.

Sexual Communication in Yellowjackets (Hymenoptera: Vespidae)

Spring 2014

Spring 2017

Holl, Matt

M.P.M.

Contributions to the foraging ecology of house flies (Musca domestica L.)

Spring 2013

Summer 2016

Musso, Antonia

M.P.M.

Contributions to the development of effective food baits and pheromone lures for capturing mice and rats

Spring 2013

Spring 2016

Vibert, Samantha

Ph.D.

Vibratory signaling in two spider species with contrasting web architectures

Spring 2006

Summer 2016

Ibarra, Sebastian

M.P.M.

Contributions to the ecology of North American vespines: Rearing yellowjackets in nest boxes and unraveling pheromone-mediated nest defense in bald-faced hornets

Spring 2012

Summer 2015

Hrabar, Michael

M.Sc.

Life history and chemical ecology of Xenos peckii (Strepsiptera, Xenidae)

Spring 2011

Summer 2015

Brodie, Bekka

Ph.D.

Foraging and communication ecology of the common green bottle fly, Lucilia sericata (Meigen) (Diptera: Calliphoridae)

Spring 2011

Fall 2015

Danci, Adela

Ph.D.

Multimodal mechanisms of early mate-detection in the parasitoid wasp Pimpla disparis (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae)

Fall 2006

 

Spring 2015

Scott, Catherine

M.Sc.

Web reduction behaviour and the chemical communication system of the western black widow, Latrodectus hesperus

Fall 2012

Fall 2014

McCann, Sean

Ph.D.

The bird who kicked the wasp's nest: Red-throated Caracara predation, nesting and territorial behaviour

Summer 2007

Summer 2014

Woodbury, Nathan 

Ph.D.

Identification, mode of transmission, and functional role of the microbial symbionts of firebrats, Thermobia domestica (Thysanura: Lepismatidae). 

Summer 2008

Summer 2013

Ablard, Kelly

Ph.D.

Local Mate Competition, and Mechanisms, Functions and Fitness Consequences of Courtship and Mating Behaviour in the Parasitoid Wasp Ooencyrtus kuvanae (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae)

Spring 2005

Summer 2013

Zahradnik, Tracy

Ph.D.

Exploitation of electromagnetic radiation as a foraging cue by conophagous insects

Fall 2008

Summer 2012

Eby, Chelsea

M.P.M.

Visual and Olfactory Cues used by the Apple Clearwing Moth, Synanthedon myopaeformis (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae), to locate Inflorescences of Showy Milkweed

Summer 2008

Summer 2012

Teasdale, Carolyn

M.P.M.

The role of sound and pheromone in the sexual communication of the raspberry crown borer (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae): implications for monitoring and management

Fall 2009

Spring 2012

Wijenberg, Rosie

M.P.M.

The effect of electric stimuli on German cockroach behaviour

Fall 2005

Spring 2012

Bohlke, Sophia

 

Re-analysis of the arrestment pheromone of the German cockroach, Blattella germanica
Diploma thesis of German biology student (University of Berlin) conducted in Gries-lab at SFU

Spring 2011

Fall 2011

Jumean, Zaid

Ph.D.

Communication of codling moth larvae: identification and functional role of their aggregation pheromone

Summer 2004

Summer 2010

Lam, Kevin

Ph.D.

Intraspecific communication signals mediating oviposition decisions by female house flies

Spring 2004

Summer 2010

Rowland, Eloise

M.Sc.

Bioacoustic communication in lymantriid moths

Fall 2006

Fall 2009

Campbell, Cory

M.P.M.

Repellency of essential oils and other lipids to yellow fever mosquitos, Aedes aegypti.

Fall 2005

Fall 2009

Cowan, Thomas

M.P.M.

Visual orientation cues for Indian meal moth

Spring 2006

Summer 2009

Karimifar, Nooshin

M.P.M.

Food foraging by German cockroaches

Fall 2004

Spring 2009

Schwarz, Joseph

M.Sc.

The chemical ecology of host foraging, aggregation, and prophylactic microbial defense in the western boxelder bug, Boisea rubrolineata (Barber) (Heteroptera: Rhopalidae).

Spring 2006

Summer 2008

Woodbury, Nathan

M.P.M.

Pheromone-based arrestment behavior of three species of Thysanura (Lepismatidae)

Spring 2006

Spring 2008

Hehan, Gagandeep

M.P.M.

Pheromonal communication in European earwigs, Forficula auricularia L. (Dermaptera: Forficulidae)

Fall 2004

Summer 2007

Siljander, Eric

M.P.M.

Intraspecific communication in the common bedbug Cimex lectularius Linnaeus (Hemiptera: Cimidae)

Summer 2004

Summer 2007

Danci, Adela

M.Sc.

Intra- and interspecific communication in three species of Glyptopanteles parasitic wasps (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)

Fall 2002

Spring 2006

Hart, Melanie

M.Sc.

The role of sonic signals in the sexual communication of peach twig borer moths, Anarsia lineatella, Zeller (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae)

Fall 2002

Spring 2006

Derksen, Shannon

M.P.M.

Semiochemical-based oviposition decisions by female peachtree borer moth, Synanthedon exitiosa

Spring 2001

Spring 2006

McLeod, Geoff

M.Sc.

Role of fungal pathogen Ophiostoma novo-ulmi in semiochemical-mediated host selection by the native elm bark beetle, Hylurgopinus rufipes (Coleoptera: Scolytidae)

Fall 2002

Summer 2005

Sidney, Mark

M.Sc.

Tree-derived stimuli affecting host selection by larva and adult peach twig borers, Anarsia lineatella (Zeller) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae)

Fall 1999

Summer 2005

Schlamp, Kristine

M.P.M.

Contact pheromone components and diel periodicity of sexual communication in peach twig borers, Anarsia lineatella (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae).

Fall 2000

Spring 2005

Mircioiu, Lucian

M.P.M.

Development of pheromone-based monitoring of orange wheat blossom midge, Sitodiplosis mosellana (Gehin)(Diptera: Cecidomyiidae)

Spring 2001

Fall 2004

Zaid Jumean

M.P.M.

Prepupal parasitoid Mastrus ridibundus Eavesdrop on pheromonal communication of coccon-spinning Cydia pomonella larvae

Spring 2004

Summer 2010

Sasaerila, Yorianta

Ph.D.

Chemical ecology of oil palm bunch moths, Tirathaba mundella (Lepidoptra: Pyralidae) and nettle caterpilars, Darna bradleyi, D. trima, Setothosea asigna and Setora nitans (Lepidoptera: Limacodidae)

Spring 1995

Spring 2003

Tremblay, Michelle

M.P.M.

Microhabitat preferences and pheromone-based aggregation behavior of the firebrat, Thermobia domestica (Packard) (Thysanura:Lepismatidae)

Fall 1998

Summer 2002

Takacs, Stephen

Ph.D.

Communication ecology of the webbing clothes moth, Tineola bisselliella (Hummol) (Lepidoptera:Tineidae).

Summer 1996

Spring 2002

Babor, Daron

M.P.M.

Semiochemical-mediated oviposition in house fly, Musca domestica (L), Diptera:Muscidae)

Spring 1998

Fall 2001

Clodius, Markus

M.P.M.

Investigation of pheromone-based mass trapping as a potential tactic for managing an urban populaton of charry bark tortrix, Enarmonia formosana (scopoli) (lepidoptera:Tortricidae)

Spring 1996

Summer 2000

Holden, David

M.P.M.

Sex pheromone components of satin moth, Leucoma salicis L (Lepidoptera:Lymantriidae)

Summer 1995

Summer 2000

Mistal, Craig

M.P.M.

Evidence for sonic communication in the German cockroach, Blattella germanica (L) Dictyoptera: Blattellidae

Summer 1997

Fall 1999

Rhainds, Marc

Ph.D.

Reproductive success of bagworms, Oiketicus kirbyi (Guilding) and Metisa plana (Walker)(Lepidoptera: Psychidae)

Fall 1991

Fall 1999

Morewood, Petra

M.P.M.

Development of pheromone-based monitoring and detection of nun moth, Lymantria monacha (L.) (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae).

Summer 1996

Fall 1998

Duff, Cameron

M.P.M.

Does pheromone biology of spring hemlock lopper, L. athasaria and pitch pine looper, L. pellucidaria contribute to their reproductive isolation?

Fall 1996

Summer 1998

Bedard, Caroline

M.P.M.

Chemical ecology of spruce seed moth, Cydia strobilelella (Lep.: Tortricidae).

Summer 1995

Summer 1998

DeLury, Naomi

M.Sc.

Pheromonal and kairomonal attraction of Ascogaster quadridentata (Wesmael) (Hum.:Braconidae, a parsitoid of Cydia pomenella L. (Lep.:Tortricidae).

Spring 1995

Summer 1998

McNair, Crawford

M.P.M.

Sex pheromone components and pheromone-based male disorientation of the cherry bark tortrix, Enarmonia formosana (Scopoli) (Lepidopter:Tortricidae).

Summer 1994

Fall 1997

Takacs, Stephen

M.P.M.

Semiochemical-mediated location of host-habitat by Apanteles carpatus (JAY), a parasitoid of tineid larvae.

Summer 1994

Summer 1996

Ferrao, Patricia

M.P.M.

Sex pheromone of the apple blotch leafminer, Phyllonorycter crataegella Clemens (Lepidoptera: Gracillaridae) and its effect on P. mespilella pheromone communication.

Spring 1994

Summer 1996

Effraim, Nana

M.P.M.

Biology, economic impact and potential for semiochemical - based control of mahogany shootborer, Hypsipyla robusta (Moore) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae), African Rhinoceros Beetle, Oryctes monoceros (Oliver) (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) and Maize Weevil, Sitophilus zeamais (Motschulksy) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae).

Summer 1992

Summer 1996

McEntire, Beverly

M.P.M.

Pheromone-based trapping and life history of the fir coneworm, D. abeitivorella, in British Columbia.

Fall 1994

Spring 1996

Maganga, Ezekiel

M.P.M.

Repellency of various oils and pine oil constituents to house flies (Diptera: Muscidae).

Fall 1992

Spring 1996