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Pipetting samples into DNA sequencerEvolution
Evolution
Researchers monitoring wetland areaBioavailability
Bioavailability
Processing samples in organics labTrophic Ecology
Trophic Ecology
Geochemical reactions in small pool seen by green and brown coloursGeochemistry
Geochemistry
Invasive Golden Star tunicateInvasion Biology
Invasion Biology
Student sampling water in wetland areaAquatic Ecology
Aquatic Ecology
Bacterium feeding on arsenicBiogeochemistry
Biogeochemistry

Faculty

Citizen Scientists Wanted for Water Quality Testing at Area Beaches

Citizen Scientists are wanted to participate in a Water Quality Research project at GLIER


Microplastics in the Great Lakes

CTV news interview with Dr. Ken Drouillard, GLIER, and Windsor West MP Brian Masse regarding microplastics in the Great Lakes


7th Annual Detroit River Evening

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  • Wed, 06/21/2017 - 6:30pm
Windsor Yacht Club
Detroit River Evening event will take place June 21, 2017 at 6:30

GLIER/Biology Professor Dr. Trevor Pitcher called into action to rescue a Lake Sturgeon

Dr. Trevor Pitcher rescues a Lake Sturgeon from a water intake pipe


Freshwater Restoration Ecology Centre Opens

Great Lakes Resotration Ecology Centre opens in LaSalle


GLIER students attend International Association for Great Lakes Research conference in Detroit, MI

GLIER students attend the IAGLR conference in Detroit, MI May 16-19, 2017


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