Media Appearances


  1. Featured for the “The Antibiotic Hunters” by the Nature of Things (filmed on April 25, June 5 and early July 2014 at the iron Curtain Cave and TRU Microbiology lab). Aired on March 5, 2015.
  1. Mentioned as a collaborator in an interview of Dr. Cori Lausen on Global TV on “White nose syndrome threating bats across Canada” on October 27, 2014.
  2. Featured in Global 16×9 episode Ice Cave Explorers and will be aired on September 28, 2013.
  3. Featured by the Leading Edge Knowledge Network program of Knowledge network TV for a research activity at alkaline ponds, Filmed on Oct 6, 2004. Aired in February 2005.
  4. Featured by the Body & Health program of Global TV for a research activity at caves in Wells Gray Park, Filmed on Oct 6-7, 2003. Aired in March 2004.


  • Interviewed by RadioNL in regards to the white nose syndrome in bats project and funding from government on February 7, 2014.
  • Interviewed by CBC radio live on Monday September 23, 2013.
  • Interviewed on “Tempeh production in undergraduate Intro Micro Lab” by American Society for Microbiology (ASM) MicrobeWorld Radio Podcast during the ASM’s General Meeting and ASMCUE in Orlando, Fl from May 21-25, 2006. Aired in October 2006.
  • CBC morning radio show “Day Break”, Interviewed on “A coup in Thailand”, April 2006.
  • CBC morning radio show “Day Break”, Live interviewed from Thailand on “Tsunami in Thailand”, January 2004.


  • Referred in an article entitled “The deep places of the world” TRU’s Independent Student Newspaper “The Omega” in the volume 3, issue 16, January 22, 2014; p4.
  • Interviewed in an article entitled “When art meets science, beautiful things happen” in the Kamloops This Week. January 17, 2014 pA21-A22.
  • Interviewed in an article entitled “Science can be beautiful” in the TRU’s Independent Student Newspaper “The Omega” in the volume 3, issue 15, January 15, 2014; p4.
  • Interviewed and featured in the “A trio of professors has undertaken research into antibiotics and methods to combat superbugs” in then the TRU Student Newspaper by Mark Hendricks and was onlined on November 2013.

TRU’s antibiotic superteam

  • Interviewed and featured in the British Columbia Magazine in an article entitled “CaveRx”in Winter issue 2012 pg. 12.
  • Interviewed and quoted by the Canadian Press in regards to the publication entitled “Antibiotic resistance is prevalent in isolated cave microbiome” published in PLoS ONE on April 11, 2012.
  • Interviewed and featured in an article entitled “Micro to Macro:How looking at the tiniest organisms helped Kevin Sherman see the world” TRU bridges (TRU Alumni & Friends Magazine) Spring 2012 Issue7: 34-35.
  • Interviewed and quoted in the Just Ask Us (Reader’s Reporter) Editor’s column of the Daily News, Kamloops on Wednesday October 27, 2010 on diversity (pickle-weed) of alkaline ponds.
  • Interviewed and featured as a Scientist of the Month by the Office of Science and Technology (OSTC) Royal Thai Embassy, Washington DC in 2011.
  • Nominated and won the Microsoft 2010 “Make Canada Great” competition.
  • Interviewed and quoted in Kamloops Daily News by Jeff Lawrence in the article entitled Would you sit on this?; Smelly. Dirty. Unkept. These are the conditions of some of the city’s public washrooms.” Jeff Lawrence. Kamloops Daily News. Kamloops, B.C.: Jul 18, 2008. pg. A.
  • Interviewed and featured in an article entitled “Finding cures from caves” published in a local magazine entitled “Nature West” page 2 – 3 in April 2003.
  • Interviewed in the article entitled “Immigrating Women in Science (IWIS) Women Meet the Challenge” Autumn IWIS Newssheet – The Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology (SCWIST) News October 2002.