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Rob Laird

Robert Laird

Associate Professor
Biological Sciences
University of Lethbridge
Lethbridge, AB T1K 3M4

Ph: (403) 317-5074
Fax: (403) 332-4039

robert.laird at

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Created: Feb 18, 2009
Launched: July 1, 2009
Updated: Mar 3, 2017

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We are a lab of evolutionary ecologists working in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Lethbridge. Current research includes experimental and theoretical work on plant-insect interactions, species coexistence, the evolution of cooperation, and the evolution of senescence.

Student opportunities

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Lab news

March 3, 2017 - Congratulations
Suzanne Chmilar was awarded an NSERC Undergraduate Summer Research Award. Congratulations, Suzanne!

March 3, 2017 - Congratulations
Jake Hayden was awarded a Alberta Conservation Association Grant in Biodiversity. Congratulations, Jake!

Diana Wilches and her examination committee

November 25, 2016 - Congratulations
Diana Wilches successfully defended her MSc thesis. Congratulations, Diana!

November 22, 2016 - Congratulations
Vincent Hervet successfully defended his PhD thesis. Congratulations, Dr. Hervet!

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