Faculty Research Interests
MSc in Integrative Biology
If you are considering applying to the program, you should contact one or more faculty members who might serve as your thesis supervisor. Below we list all of the members of the program and their research interests with links to their web pages and their email contacts.
|| Comparative tree biology and responses of forests to global change
|| Systematics, biodiversity and biogeography of angiosperms
||Investigating innate immune responses to virus infections with a focus on dsRNA-mediated responses
||Development and hormonal regulation of root firstname.lastname@example.org|
||Development of cell lines and non-invasive diagnostic techniques to monitor health of aquatic email@example.com|
|Tristan Long||Sexual selection and conflict, genetics of behaviour and speciation|
|Deborah MacLatchy||Determining source, identity, and mechanisms of action of anthropogenic contaminants on fish reproduction, development and growth|
|Allison McDonald||Environmental stress physiology and biochemistry; role of terminal oxidases in respiration and firstname.lastname@example.org|
||Stress physiology of aquatic animals; environmental toxicology and risk assessment of email@example.com|
||Comparative and functional genomics; stability and evolution of genetic functional firstname.lastname@example.org|
|| Reproductive ecology of songbirds
||Factors affecting the structure of benthic invertebrate communities in email@example.com|
||Survival and persistence of natural populations of potential pathogens from surface firstname.lastname@example.org|
||Mechanisms of protein targeting and import into email@example.com|
|| Wetland plant ecology: plant growth in wet areas
|| Microbial glycobiology: Structure-function analysis of proteins that synthesize and export bacterial cellulose
|| Environmental physiology and toxicology of aquatic vertebrates
|Jonathan Mark Wilson
||Fish molecular physiology with a focus on elucidating the mechanisms of ion regulation within evolutionary and environmental contexts.
Give careful consideration to how your research interests match those of your prospective supervisor; if you are accepted into the program you will be committing to a two-year relationship in their lab. Consider making arrangements to come to Laurier to visit their lab and meet with their current students. Please be aware that individual faculty members may not be taking new students from time to time: for example, they may be going away on sabbatical or have no openings in their lab for the term when you are thinking of beginning.