Jim StaplesWestern Science

Former Lab Personnel

Sarah McFalrane

Sarah McFarlane

MSc 2016

BSc (UWO, 2014)

Research: Brown adipose tissue metabolism in hibernation

Current Position: teaching technician, UWO

NEWS FLASH! Sarah McFarlane Helen I. Battle Award for best student poster at the 2016 annual meeting of the Canadian Society of Zoologists. Click here to see Sarah's awesome poster!

Jason Brown

Jason Brown

Helen Battle Postdoctoral Fellow (2011-2013)
Ph.D. (UWO 2011)
M.Sc. (UWO 2007)
B.Sc. (Wilfrid Laurier)

Research: Mitochondrial Metabolism and ROS production in daily torpor and hibernation

Current Position: University/College Lecturer

Alex Cooper

Alex Cooper

M.Sc. (2013)
B.Sc. (Guelph, 2010)

Research: Long-chain CoAs and succinate transport

Current Position: Biotechnology representative

Dillon Chung

Dillon Chung

M.Sc. (2012)
B.Sc. (UWO 2010)

Research: Post-translational regulation of mitochondrial metabolism in hibernation

Current Position: PhD candidate, UBC Zoology

Katie Belgrave

Katie Belgrave

M.Sc. (2012, co-supervised with Dr. Tim Regnault)
B.Sc. (UWO 2010)

Research: Effect of hypoxia on muscle metabolism

Current Position: Regulatory Coordinator (CCTFA)

Kirsten Gallagher

Kirsten Gallagher

Honors B.Sc. (2012)
Gold Medal in Animal Physiology

Research: Brain mitochondrial metabolism in a hibernator

Current Position: Zookeeper

Chris Armstrong

Chris Armstrong

M.Sc. 2010
B.Sc. (Trent)

Research: Mechanism of mitochondrial respiratory suppression in hibernation

Current Position: teaching technician, University of Toronto Scarborough

Alex Gerson

Alex Gerson

M.Sc. 2007
B.Sc. (Syracuse)

Research: Mitochondrial Metabolism in Hibernation

Current Position: Assistant Professor, U. Mass. (Amherst)

Allison McDonald

Allison McDonald

B.Sc. (Queen's)
M.Sc. (Queen's)
Ph.D. (Toronto, Scarborough)

Research: Alternative Oxidase evolution and function.

Current Position: Associate Professor, Wilfrid Laurier U.