Archived News

4 January 2020 – This week Dr. Toxopeus presented recent results at the SICB (Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology) Annual Meeting in Austin, TX, partially funded by a travel grant from the University of Colorado Postdoctoral Association.

29 July 2019 – This week Dr. Toxopeus headed to Argentina to present her research at the International Symposium on the Environmental Physiology of Ectotherms and Plants, funded by a Sable Systems Young Scientist Award and a Company of Biologists travel grant.

3 June 2019 – Dr. Toxopeus has been invited to speak at the International Congress of Entomology next summer in Helsinki, Finland! She will be part of the “Physiological Responses to Environmental Stress” symposium. [Now postponed to summer 2021.]

13 May 2019 – This week Dr. Toxopeus travelled to exotic Windsor ON to present her research at the CSZ (Canadian Society of Zoologists) Annual Meeting, funded by a CSZ PDF travel grant.

27 March 2019 – New publication in the Journal of Insect Physiology on the nature of freeze injury in Drosophila larvae, available online.

20 March 2019 – New publication in Proceedings of the Royal Society B on how cryoprotectants function in cricket freeze tolerance! We were featured on CBC Radio about the study, which you can listen to here (on Fresh Air) and here (on All in a Day).

7 January 2019 – New publication in Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology on the gene expression associated with freeze tolerance in crickets, available online.

21 December 2018 – New publication in the Journal of Insect Physiology on how crickets become freeze-tolerant, available online.

11 November 2018 – Dr. Toxopeus gave an invited talk in the Orthoptera Symposium at the Joint Annual Meeting of Entomologists in Vancouver, British Columbia.