Holly Tang is BIOL 499 Research Project Student, whose research is focused on the effects of sleep deprivation on parasite susceptibility. The study involves a fruit fly host, Drosophilia nigrospiracula and the ectoparasitic mite, Macrocheles subbadius. Holly was also a BIOL 298 student in our lab, and the results of her project have been published!

Contact info: holly2@ualberta.ca


Horn, C.J., Robinson, S., Tang, H., Luong, L.T. 2023. Ectoparasitic mites exert non-consumptive effects on the larvae of a fruit fly host. Parasitology.