UBC Graduate Research

Peeking into the honey bee gut : Understanding Nosema infection in honey bees Akinlaja, Mopelola


Mopelola “Lola” Akinlaja was a second-place finalist in the 2022 UBC Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. Lola presented their research, "A peek into the honey bee gut: Using interactomics to understand Nosema’s pathogenesis in honey bees." They hope to help identify potential treatment targets in the development of safer and better-targeted therapies for Nosema infection in honey bees. Lola Akinlaja is completing their PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in the Faculty of Medicine at The University of British Columbia under the supervision of Prof. Leonard Foster.

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