Dr. Bryan Neff


Dr. Shawn Garner

Research Associate

Babak Ataei Mehr

PhD Student

Emma Churchman

PhD Student

Adriano Cunha

PhD Student

Jack Goldman

PhD Student

Carlie Muir

PhD Student

Nico Muñoz

PhD Student

Jacob Lasci

MSc Student

Kim Mitchell

MSc Student

Colleen Wardlaw

MSc Student

Jonathan Abbruzzese

Undergraduate Student

Amanda Nurse

Undergraduate Student


PhD Students

Bonnie Fraser (2009)

Thesis: Evolution at the Major Histocompatibility Complex (MHC) in the Guppy

Shawn Garner (2009)

Thesis: Sexual Selection and Breeding in Pacific Salmon

Melissa Evans (2010)

Thesis: Natural and Sexual Selection in Chinook Salmon (O. tshawytscha)

Ross Breckels (2013)

Thesis: The Plastic and Evolutionary Responses of Fish to Anthropogenic Stressors

Karen Cogliati (2013)

Thesis: The Reproductive Ecology of Plainfin Midshipman: Variation Across Time and Space in a Species with Alternative Reproductive Tactics

Scott Colborne (2013)

Thesis: Foraging Ecology, Sexual Selection, and Divergence in Sunfish (Lepomis spp.)

Aimee Houde (2015)

Thesis: Restoration of Native Biodiversity in Altered Environments: Reintroduction of Atlantic Salmon into Lake Ontario

Tim Hain (2015)

Thesis: The Evolution of Kin Recognition

Andrew Smith (2016)

Thesis: Testing the ecomorphological paradigm in juvenile Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)

MSc Students

Joanna Lister (2004)

Thesis: Foraging Decision-Making Under the Risk of Predation: Causes and Consequences

Sarah Magee (2005)

Thesis: Parental Care in Bluegill Sunfish (Lepomis macrochirus)

Jeff Stoltz (2005)

Thesis: Sperm Competition and Mechanisms of Fertilization Success

Romina Bortoluzzi (2010)

Thesis: The Effect of Mate Choice on Offspring Phenotype and Performance in Chinook Salmon (Oncorhynchus Tshawytscha)

Jessica Van Zwol (2011)

Thesis: Interspecific Competition Among Juvenile Salmonids: Social Behaviour and Hormone Levels of Atlantic Salmon and Two Non-Native Trout Species

Chandra Rodgers (2012)

Thesis: Effects of Exogenous Androgens on Parental Care Behaviour in Male Bluegill Sunfish (Lepomis macrochirus)

Nico Muñoz (2014)

Thesis: The Adaptive Potential of Thermal Tolerance in Chinook Salmon

Kayla Gradil (2015)

Thesis: Thermal Performance Covaries with Environmental Temperatures Across Populations of Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar)

Malcolm Lau (2016)

Thesis: Innate and Learned Predator Recognition in Four Strains of Captive-bred Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar

John Loggie (2016)

Thesis: A test of the effects of androgens on immunity: no relationship found between 11-keto testosterone and immune performance in bluegill sunfish (Lepomis macrochirus)

Katarina Doughty (2017)

Thesis: The Effects of Crossbreeding and Low Fishmeal Diets on Growth-related Traits in Chinook Salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha)

Chris Therrien (2018)

Thesis: The effect of shelter availability on foraging in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)

Nicole Zathey (2018)

Thesis: Effects of water temperature, rearing temperature and population on swimming performance and temperature preference in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)

Lucas Silveira (2019)

Thesis: Major histocompatibility complex does not affect mating patterns in bluegill sunfish (Lepomis macrochirus)

Undergraduate Thesis Students
Katherine Butts (2004) Tim Hain (2004) Michael Richards (2004)
Beth Clare (2005) Tanya Sheikh (2005) Heather Phan (2006)
Lauren Badalato (2008) Sama Lotfi-Seysan (2008) Kristin Ambacher (2009)
Adam Henkel (2009) Adrianna Clapp (2011) Alexandra Cleminson (2011)
Nicolas Muñoz (2011) Sommer Foster (2012) Adrienne Lau (2012)
Adrienne Berchtold (2013) Malcolm Lau (2013) Katarina Doughty (2014)
Marieta Buse (2015) Chris Therrien (2016) Alexandra Cannon (2018)
Taryn Jakub (2018) Sydney Neufeld (2019)
Postdocs and Research Associates
Beth MacDougall-Shackleton Angela Dang Trevor Pitcher
Ho Young Suk Daria Koscinski Gordana Rasic
Charlyn Partridge