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January 2019: The Haney Lab welcomes co-op student Andrew Wilson and says goodbye to Polina Beskrovnaya, who will start her PhD in the Lab of new UBC Assistant Professor Elitza Tocheva!

October 2018: The first Haney Lab paper with grad students Frank Liu and Polina Beskrovnaya was accepted for publication in mBio. Read the news release hereThe Haney Lab welcomes postdoctoral Fellow Quentin Geissmann who will work jointly with the Carrillo lab to study plant-microbiome-insect interactions.

July 2018: NSERC CREATE training grant (PRoTECT) on plant-microbe interactions is funded!  Contact Dr. Haney if you are interested pursuing a MSc or PhD in plant-microbe interactions! The Haney Lab welcomes MSc Student Jessie Zhang!  Check out Haney Lab summer student Derrick Chong‘s quote in Science Magazine on how outside interests (and his love for gardening) improve his ability to do science.

June 2018: Congratulations to Polina Beskrovnaya for receiving a UBC Four Year Fellowship (4YF) for her PhD research.

May 2018: The Haney Lab welcomes Co-op student Derrick Chong! Congratulations to Polina Beskrovnaya and Sarzana Hossain for receiving their B.S. degrees! Polina will continue as a PhD student at UBC, and Sarzana will move to U of Toronto for a MSc.

April 2018: Congratulations to Frank Liu for receiving a CGS-M NSERC award.

January 2018: Congratulations to Yi Song for receiving an MSL Kickstarter award with Xin Li and Ryan Melnyk for receiving a Kickstarter award with David Ng

October 2017: The Haney Lab Welcomes Postdoctoral Fellow Yi Song!

August 2017: Congratulations to Postdoctoral Fellow Ryan Melnyk for receiving a Life Sciences Research Foundation postdoctoral Fellowship from the Simons Foundation!

May 2017: The Haney Lab welcomes UBC undergrad Sarzana Hossain. Congratulations to Zexian (Frank) Liu for finishing his B.S. degree in Microbiology with Honours!

January 2017: The Haney Lab welcomes PhD student Christina Wiesmann and AAS Intern Kristy Dockstader.

November 2016: Dr. Haney was awarded a Canada Research Chair in Plant Microbiome Interactions

September 2016: The Haney Lab welcomes Lab Manager Joël Richard, visiting PhD student Kishore Vishwanathan and postdoctoral fellow Ryan Melnyk

Sept 2016: Haney Lab at ASM Beneficial Microbes with posters by Polina Beskrovnaya, Frank Liu, and Christina Wiesmann.

May 2016: The Plant Microbiome and Dr. Haney featured in BioScience

May 2016: The Haney Lab welcomes UBC Microbiology undergrads Polina Beskrovnaya, Frank Liu, and Gloria Han.

March 2016: The Plant Microbiome and Dr. Haney featured on the cover of Microbe Magazine

February 2016: The Haney Lab starts at UBC