Dr. Chloe Robinson

  Chloe is a postdoctoral fellow and STREAM project manager within the Hajibabaei Lab, having previously completed her PhD in 2018 at Swansea University (UK). Her research background is largely in DNA-based environmental research, with focus on developing new… Read More

Marissa Chee-A-Tow

I am a fourth year Arts & Science student at the University of Guelph, specializing in biology, biotechnology and French with a certificate in business. I started volunteering in Dr. Hajibabaei’s lab in February 2020. I assist with… Read More

Josip (Joe) Rudar

I received my BSc.H in Microbiology from the University of Guelph. Following this I continued my education and received both a BEd and MBinf from the University of Western Ontario and the University of Guelph respectively and am… Read More

Carley Maitland

I am a fourth-year Wildlife Biology and Conservation student at the University of Guelph. I began volunteering in the Hajibabaei Lab in my first year of university before being hired in April 2018 as a laboratory technician. The biomonitoring projects,… Read More

Genevieve M. Johnson

Integrative Biology PhD student: I am interested in applications of molecular biology for ecological monitoring and management.  My project builds upon the lab’s stream-biomonitoring efforts.  I am using RNA sequencing to study the transcriptomes of benthic arthropods in… Read More

Dr. Teresita M. Porter

I am a Genomics Research Scientist with the Great Lakes Forestry Centre, Natural Resources Canada and a Visiting Research Scientist with the Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph.  My research background is in ecology and evolution, mycology,… Read More

Siavash Nazari

Siavash Nazari BSc (MSc Student) I received my BSc. in Computer Engineering from Sharif University of Technology in July 2015. I have a passion for nature and the magnificence of the living, and throughout my undergraduate studies I… Read More

Rachel Smith

Rachel Smith, BSc. (Laboratory Technician) I completed my B.Sc. in Marine and Freshwater Biology at the University of Guelph. I started in the Hajibabaei lab as an undergraduate NSERC USRA summer student in 2014, continued working through the… 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… 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… Read More