Portneuf-sur-Mer, Québec. Canada

Science Advisory Panel

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Science Advisory Panel

Jonathan Verreault, PhD

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

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