Recent trainees

Undergraduate trainees currently (and recently) mentored by me

Aaida Arpa

2020-2021

Undergraduate Thesis project investigating the effects of Helicokinin isoforms on the Malpighian tubule function in caterpillars.

Damandeep Kapoor

2020-2021

NSERC USRA and Undergraduate Thesis Project, investigating transcription and exon content of voltage-gated, ligand-gated and mechanosensitive ion channels expressed in the Malpighian tubules of caterpillars.

Aliyyah Khan

2020-2021

Bio 3IR3 investigating nitric oxide signalling in the Malpighian tubules of caterpillars. Undergraduate Thesis project investigating the roles of mechanosensitive ion channels in the Malpighian tubules of caterpillars

Vanessa Marocha

2019-2020

Biochem 4T15, investigating mechanosensitive ion channels and paracrine ligand production in the Malpighian tubules of caterpillars

Neha Anwar

2018-2020

LifeSci 4C12 and 4A03, investigating why caterpillars crave salt and how they use their ‘kidney’ retain dietary Na+.

Gayatri Sivaratnam

2017-2018

Undergraduate thesis, investigating K+ transport in the Malpighian tubules of caterpillars

Harish Ravisangar

2017-2018

Undergraduate thesis, investigating inward-rectifying K+ channels in the Malpighian tubules of caterpillars

Maria Tauqir

2016-2017

Undergraduate thesis, investigating ion transport in isolated distal ileac plexus of the larval Trichoplusia ni

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