Postdoctoral Fellow

Ben Matthews Lab, UBC

Ongoing Projects:

Creation of a guide to the mosquitoes of the Yukon

Updating the guide to the mosquitoes of British Columbia

Investigation of the sensory ecology of mosquitoes

Research into the oviposition ecology of mosquitoes

Completed Projects:

Synergistic spatial repellent properties of plant essential oils

Investigation of the cues that attract mosquitoes to floral nectar and other sources of plant-derived sugar

Assessment of the ability of mosquitoes to see ultraviolet light

Determination of the pollinator status of the common house mosquito


Feeding the mosquito colony. Photo by John Borden.