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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, MSc
PhD candidate

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