Research Projects

Animal Parasitology - Chilton's Laboratory

  • Ecology and evolution of ixodid ticks
  • Bacteria (pathogens & endosymbionts) of ixodid ticks
  • Population genetics of parasitic arthropods adn helminths
  • Evolution and systematics of bursate nematodes  (order Strongylida)
  • Development of molecular markers for the identification of parasites

Aquatic Biogeochemistry & Ecology  - Baulch Lab

  • Nutrient cycling within agricultural beneficial management practices
  • Understanding and preducting algal blooms in Buffalo Pound Lake
  • Winter limnology: Predicting the consequences of declining periods of ice cover within lakes.

Past Projects of Interest