Marc-André LachanceWestern Science


 Conotelus obscurus
Conotelus obscurus (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae). This flower-dwelling beetles harbours Metschnikowia borealis, a Nearctic endemic yeast species. [photo: André Lachance]

Current Collaborators:

1. W.T. Starmer, Department of Biology, Syracuse University.  Ecology and evolution of yeasts associated with insects.

2. C. A. Rosa, Department of Microbiology, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil. Tropical yeast ecology.

Undergraduate Students:

1. Allie Fedor