Kevin received his PhD from University of Ottawa, where he worked on breathing regulation in larval zebrafish. In the Gordon lab he is working to uncover novel ligand-receptor interactions in insects.
Sasha is a graduate student in Zoology. She received her BSc from McGill, where she worked on a mouse model of cerebellar ataxia. In the Gordon lab, Sasha is working on the mechanisms of salt taste detection, including a recent discovery of a novel high salt receptor.
Melissa is a graduate student in Zoology. They received a BFA from Rhode Island School of design and worked as an artist, designer, and sculpture conservator before starting a PhD at UBC studying the neuroscience of visually guided flight in birds. THey are now working on an interdisciplinary thesis that analyzes the data they generated in the lab with artistic tools and processes rather than statistical ones.
Elsa is a graduate student in Zoology. She received her BSc from UBC, where she worked on visually guided flight behaviours in birds. She now works in the Gordon and Matthews labs trying to understand taste coding in mosquito legs.