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


Researchers at GLIER are collaborative and use multi-disciplinary techniques to address the impact of multiple stressors on the environment. 


Trevor Pitcher – Evolutionary Ecology, Acting Executive Director

Ken Drouillard - Bioavailability

Aaron Fisk - Trophic Ecology

Alice Grgicak-Mannion - Geospatial Analysis

Daniel Heath - Conservation Genetics

Hugh MacIsaac - Invasion Biology

Scott Mundle - Contaminant/Nutrient Chemistry

Christina Semeniuk - Predictive Ecology

Chris Weisener - Biogeochemistry

Professor Emeritus:

Brian Fryer - Metal and Analytical Chemistry

Doug Haffner - Aquatic Ecology

Hybrid Appointments:

Jill Crossman - Assistant Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Amy Fitzgerald – Sociology, Anthropology & Criminology

Joel Gagnon – Inorganic Environmental Chemistry and Geochemistry

Robin Gras – School of Computer Science

Nigel Hussey - Movement and Trophic Ecology

Oliver Love – Evolutionary/Ecological Physiology, Behavioural Ecology

Wren Montgomery – Odette School of Business

Barb Zielinski - Olfaction in fishes


Adjunct Professors:

Dr. Sarah Bailey - Great Lakes Lab for Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Burlington

Dr. Subba Rao Chaganti - Post doctoral fellow, Mitacs Fellow - GLIER/University of Windsor

Dr. Xuexiu Chang - Professor, Yunnan Normal University Kunming Chenggong, China

Dr. Guangjie Chen - Professor, Yunnan Normal University Kunming Chenggong, China

Dr. Scott Colborne - Associate Professor, Michigan State University, East Lansing Michigan

Dr. Brian Dixon - Professor, Biology at the University of Waterloo

Dr. Paul E. Drevnick - Assistant Professor, Research Scientist at the University of Michigan

Dr. Ian Droppo - Associate Professor, National Water Research Institute Environment Canada, Burlington, Ontario

Dr. Darryl W. Hondorp - Assistant Professor, United States Geological Survey, Ann Arbor, MI

Dr. Tim Johnson - Assistant Professor, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources

Dr. Mike McKay - Professor, Director of Marine and Aquatic Science, Bowling Green State University, Ohio

Dr. Mohamed N. Mohamed - Associate Professor, Ontario Ministry of Environment Toronto, ON

Dr. Bryan Neff - Professor, Biological Science, Western University, London Ontario

Dr. Brian Petri - Associate Professor, Research Diretor Trojan Technologies Incorporated, London Ontario

Dr. James Pope - Associate Professor, South Island CRL Energy Christchurch, New Zealand

Dr. Christopher C. Wellen - Assistant Professor, University of Toronto

Dr. Aibin Zhan - Associate Professor, Research Center for Eco-Environment Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Dr. Yingming Zhao - Associate Professor, MOMNRF Research Scientist for Lake Erie

Dr. Hhucai Zhang – Professor, Yunnan Normal University Kunming Chenggong, China

Dr. Xinhua Zhu - Associate Professor, Fisheries and Oceans, Winnipeg Manitoba


Research Appointments

Dr. Paul Weidman, Research Assistant Professor, GLIER, University of Windsor