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Ecology and Environment

Research on how biological organisms interact among each other and with the abiotic environment. The following faculty have research programs that fall within this topic area:

Dr. José Andrés

            Evolutionary biology

Dr. Neil Chilton

Parasitology: Molecular systematics, ecology and population genetics of metazoan parasites.

Dr. Douglas P. Chivers

Aquatic predator- prey interactions.

Dr. Art Davis

            Plant morphology and pollination ecology

Dr. Jeff Hudson

Limnology and aquatic ecosystem ecology

Dr. Jill F. Johnstone

Population, community, and ecosystem ecology of northern plant communities

Dr. Jeff Lane

            Life history, physiological and evolutionary ecology of wild animal populations,

Dr. Dennis Lehmkuhl

            Aquatic insects and freshwater ecology

Dr. Phil McLoughlin

            Mammalian population ecology

Dr. François Messier (emeritus)

Population dynamics and ecology of mammals, specifically of polar bears in the Canadian arctic.

Dr. Som Niyogi

Aquatic Toxicology

Dr. Karen Wiebe

Behavioural ecology & conservation of birds

Dr. Yangdou Wei

Molecular plant pathology