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Current Students

Biology Department Doyle Lecture-Dr. Tony Hunter, Salk Institute in California.

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  • Fri, 05/26/2017 - 4:00pm
Room 202 Toldo (Anthony P.) Health Education and Learning Centre
The Biology Department's Doyle Lecture will be given by Dr. Tony Hunter from the Salk Institute

Official Grand Opening of the Freshwater Restoration Ecology Centre

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  • Wed, 05/24/2017 - 1:00pm
Freshwater Restoration Ecology Centre
The Freshwater Restoration Centre, on the Detroit River in LaSalle, will hold it's Official Grand Opening on May 24, 2017

M.Sc Defense. Joseph LaFontaine. Joseph will defend his M.Sc. Thesis entitled Evaluation of spatial and temporal patterns of priority contaminants in sediments of the Huron-Erie Corridor

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  • Wed, 05/24/2017 - 9:00am
Lower Level Temporary Conference Room Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research
Joseph LaFontaine will defend his M.Sc. thesis on the topic of priority contaminants in sediments of the Huron-Erie Corridor

M.Sc Defense. Shelby Toews will defend her M.Sc thesis entitled Population and family effects on gene transcriptional profiles of eight hybrid Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) populations: implications for conservation and aquaculture

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  • Tue, 05/23/2017 - 9:00am
Lower Level Temporary Conference Room Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research
Shelby Toews will defend her M.Sc thesis on the topic of population and family effects on gene transcription in Chinook Salmon

PhD Defense. Marco R. Hernandez. Aquatic invasive species vector management: practical solutions and challenges on the eve of new global shipping regulations

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  • Fri, 05/19/2017 - 1:00pm
Lower Level Temporary Conference Room Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research
PhD Defense for Marco R. Hernandez on the topic of Aquatic Invasive Species

Dr. Trevor Pitcher appointed acting Executive Director of GLIER

Dr. Trevor Pitcher becomes acting Executive Director of GLIER starting July 1, 2017


GLIER Professor Dr. Hugh MacIsaac among Researchers Worldwide Exploring Issues in Invasive Species Research

Dr. Hugh MacIsaac collaborates with researchers from around the world to determine the most important issues in invasive species research


GLIER 2017-2018 Scholarship AWARD Winners

Congratulations to the GLIER graduate students who were awarded 2017-2018 NSERC and OGS Scholarships


2017 Multidisciplinary Graduate Student Symposium Winning Talks

GLIER 2017 Colloquium best talks and American Society of Microbiology (ASM) best talk


Public Meeting showcases results of Beach Water Quality research

A public meeting about the findings of the Beach Water Quality research was held at the Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research on April 5.