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NSERC and McCall MacBain Postdoctoral Fellow; Sessional Lecturer; oCUBE Communications Committee Chair, McMaster University

I am an animal physiologist and my research group studies ion transport in epithelial tissues of animals. Currently we are interested in what makes caterpillars excellent crop pests!


  • 2016–present
    NSERC and McCall MacBain Postdoctoral Fellow, McMaster University
  • 2019–present
    Sessional Lecturer, McMaster University
  • 2019–2020
    oCUBE Communications Committee Chair, Open Consortium of University Biology Educators (oCUBE)


  • 2016 
    York University, Ph.D. in Biology with Distinction
  • 2010 
    York University, Hons. Spec. B.Sc. in Biology

Grants and Contracts

  • 2020
    McCall MacBain Postdoctoral Fellows Teaching and Leadership Program
    Funding Source:
    McCall MacBain Foundation/ McMaster University
  • 2018
    Funding Source:
    Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada