Danica Ng

I am currently an Undergraduate Research Assistant in the Hajibabaei Lab. In September 2021, I will be entering my fourth year studying Biomedical Sciences at the University of Guelph. As a research assistant, I participate in lab protocols such as sample collection, sample homogenization, DNA extraction, and PCR. My main Read more…

Niklas Janjic

I graduated with a B.Sc. in Mathematical Sciences with an area of emphasis in bioinformatics from the University of Guelph in April 2021. I have been volunteering with the Hajibabaei lab since May 2020, participating in a project focused on alignment-free sequence classification methods. I have experience as an adventure Read more…

Shannon Eagle

Shannon Eagle, MSc. (Laboratory Manager) I completed my B.Sc. in Molecular Biology and Genetics and my M.Sc. in Evolutionary Biology both at the University of Guelph. As an undergraduate student, I worked in the Hajibabaei lab. There I performed subsampling, DNA extractions, PCRs, gel electrophoresis, DNA sequencing, and DNA sequence Read more…

Kristen Dienst

Kristen Dienst (Undergraduate Student) I am a third year Animal Biology student at the University of Guelph, and I have been a part time work study student in the Hajibabaei lab since January 2015. I aspire to become a veterinarian, and I am applying to the Ontario Veterinary College this Read more…

Françoise Kanga

Françoise Kanga, PhD Françoise Kanga obtained a PhD in Applied Biological Sciences (2012) and a MSc in Nematology (2005), both from the University of Ghent, Belgium. She also holds a diploma in Agricultural Sciences from the Faculty of Agronomy and Agricultural Sciences (FASA), Cameroon (2003). Her primary research areas include Read more…

Our lab is located on lower level of the Centre for Biodiversity Genomics at the University of Guelph. We are part of the Department of Integrative Biology in the College of Biological Science.