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Dr. Daniel Heath

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Professor
Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research,
Department of Integrative Biology

Phone: (519) 253-3000 x 3762
Office: GLIER Rm. 241
e-mail: Daniel Heath

Lab Website: Heath Research Group

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Expertise:

Uses genetic tools (quantitative, population and molecular) and field techniques to address fundamental questions in evolution, ecology and conservation biology, primarily in aquatic ecosystems.

Education:

Ph.D. 1993, Animal Science, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
M.Sc. 1985, Biology, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
B.Sc. 1981, Physics, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada

Academic Positions:

Professor, 2005-Present, Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research, Department of Integrative Biology University of Windsor, Windsor, ON, Canada

Associate Professor, 2001-2005, Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Windsor, Windsor, ON, Canada

Assistant Professor, 2000-2001, Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Windsor, Windsor, ON, Canada

Assistant & Associate Professor, 1995-2000, Biology, College of Science and Management, University of Northern British Columbia, Prince George, BC, Canada

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA, 1993-1995

Publications:

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Recent Funding:

Trojan Technologies. 2016-2019. Application of cultureomics for identification of phytoplanktons in fresh and marine waters. PI ($75,000).

NSERC Sub Grant: 2016-2019. Developing high-performance Chinook salmon stocks for use in aquaculture: reproductive success, flesh colour, immunity and cryopreservation.

NSERC Strategic Project Grant: 2016-2019. Restoring biodiversity and a valuable fishery: Atlantic Salmon reintroduction into Lake Ontario. CoPI ($595,860).

NSERC Strategic Project Grant: 2015-2018. Great Lakes recreational water security: Microbial community characterization, source tracking and remediation through meta-genomics. PI ($574,000).

NSERC Discovery Grant: 2013-2018. Evolutionary genetics of early life history variation in salmon: Non-additive genetic effects and local adaptation. PI ($250,000).

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