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Science Advisory Panel

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Science Advisory Panel

Jonathan Verreault, PhD
Professor

Université du Québec à Montréal (UQÀM)
Department of Biological Sciences
Montreal, Canada

Ecotoxicology :

Bioaccumulation, biotransformation and effects of emerging contaminants (mainly HFRs)

Multidisciplinary approach: genomic, proteomic and physiological markers

Marine mammals, birds, urban and arctic fauna

Jeanine Brantschen, PhD
Researcher

University of Zurich Department of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies

ETH, Eawag, Dept. of Aquatic Ecology
Zurich, Switzerland

Aquatic Ecology :

Biodiversity monitoring in riverine ecosystems

Environmental DNA as novel tool

Bacteria, macroinvertebrates, fishes

Antoine Simond, PhD
Postdoctoral Researcher 

Simon Fraser University / DFO
Department of Biological Sciences
Vancouver, Canada

Ecotoxicology :

Biological effects of persistant organic pollutants on marine mammals

Genomic, proteomic and hormonal markers as indicators of potential endocrine disrupters

Minke whales, belugas

Melissa McKinney, PhD
Assistant Professor

McGill University
Department of Natural Resource Sciences
Montreal, Canada

Arctic Ecology :

Ecological change and environmental stressors in arctic and subarctic ecosystems

Chemical tracers, multiple stressor interactions and cumulative effects

Polar bears, marine mammals and fishes