Lara van Akker
Natural Resources Canada
Current research and/or projects
- designs and conducts laboratory and field experiments to study the resistance of conifers to insect attack, and
- explores characteristics of lodgepole pine that influence attack by mountain pine beetle in effort to refine mountain pine beetle risk assessment methods.
Education and awards
BSc. (Biology Co-op), 1996, University of Victoria
MSc. (Forest Science), 2002, University of British Columbia