Team

Dr. Jeff Bowman, PI, MNRF and Trent University

 

Carrie Sadowski, Biologist, MNRF

 

Mark Browning, Biologist, MNRF

 

Laura Bruce, Research Technician, MNRF

 

Students

Jennifer Baici, Ph.D. student, Environmental and Life Sciences Graduate Program, Trent University

Flocking behaviour of wild turkeys

 

Mike Brown, M.Sc. student, Environmental and Life Sciences Graduate Program, Trent University

Genomics and ecology of hybridization

Co-supervised by Dr. Paul J. Wilson

 

Lanna Desantis, Ph.D. student, Environmental and Life Sciences Graduate Program, Trent University

Mammalian stress physiology

Co-supervised by Dr. Gary Burness

 

Robby Marrotte, Ph.D. student, Environmental and Life Sciences Graduate Program, Trent University

Animal movement and landscape connectivity

 

Samantha Morin, M.Sc. student, Environmental and Life Sciences Graduate Program, Trent University

Animal movement and landscape connectivity

Co-supervised by Dr. M.-J. Fortin

 

Kimberly Morris, M.Sc. student, Environmental and Life Sciences Graduate Program, Trent University

Genomic measures of introgression in American mink

Co-supervised by Dr. Paul J. Wilson

 

Melanie Prentice, Ph.D. student, Environmental and Life Sciences Graduate Program, Trent University

Landscape genomics of Canada lynx

Co-supervised by Dr. Paul J. Wilson

 

Krista Shofstall, M.Sc. student, Department of Biology, Laurentian University

Hybridization between domestic and wild American mink

Co-supervised with Dr. Albrecht Schulte-Hostedde

 

Morgan Wehtje, Ph.D. student, Environmental and Life Sciences Graduate Program, Trent University

Canada lynx occupancy modelling

Co-supervised by Dr. Dennis Murray

 

Alumni

 

Megan Olson, M.Sc. graduate, 2016, Environmental and Life Sciences Graduate Program, Trent University

Behavioural ecology of hybridization in flying squirrels

Co-supervised by Dr. Gary Burness

 

Janet Greenhorn, M.Sc. graduate, 2016, Environmental and Life Sciences Graduate Program, Trent University

Fisher landscape genetics

Co-supervised by Dr. Paul J. Wilson

 

Michelle McKay, M.Sc. graduate, 2015, Environmental and Life Sciences Graduate Program, Trent University

Peromyscus genetics

Co-supervised by Dr. Paul J. Wilson

 

Dr. Erin Koen, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2013-2014, OMNR and Trent University

Landscape genetics analysis methods

Co-supervised by Dr. Paul J. Wilson

 

Jill Lalor, M.Sc. graduate, 2014, Environmental and Life Sciences Graduate Program, Trent University

Hybridization and adaptive introgression in mammals

Co-supervised by Dr. Paul J. Wilson

 

Britney Niedzielski, M.Sc. graduate, 2014, Environmental and Life Sciences Graduate Program, Trent University

Moving north: survival and habitat selection of the eastern wild turkey at its northern range edge

 

Dr. Erin Koen, Ph.D. graduate, 2013, Environmental and Life Sciences Graduate Program, Trent University

Evaluating the effects of landscape structure on genetic differentiation and diversity

Co-supervised by Dr. Paul J. Wilson

 

Dr.Alban Guillaumet, Posdoctoral Fellow, 2011-2013, Trent University

Using harvest data to assess interspecific competition in Canada lynx

Co-supervised by Dr. Dennis Murray

 

Meghan Murrant, M.Sc. graduate, 2012, Environmental and Life Sciences Graduate Program, Trent University

Foraging behaviour of southern flying squirrels

 

Dr. Kaela Beauclerc, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2009-10, Laurentian University and Trent University

Genetic consequences of hybridization between domestic and wild mink

Co-supervised with Dr. Albrecht Schulte-Hostedde

 

Andrea Coombs, M.Sc. graduate, 2010, Environmental and Life Sciences Graduate Program, Trent University

Competition between parapatric flying squirrel species: nest use, parasitism, and the implications

of climate change

 

Dr. Colin Garroway, Ph.D. graduate, 2010, Environmental and Life Sciences Graduate Program, Trent University

The social and genetic structure of flying squirrel populations

 

Larissa Nituch, M.Sc. graduate, 2010, Environmental and Life Sciences Graduate Program, Trent University

Aleutian disease in free-ranging American mink (Neovison vison): prevalence, molecular epidemiology, and sources of transmission

 

Aaron Walpole, M.Sc. graduate, 2010, Environmental and Life Sciences Graduate Program, Trent University

Functional connectivity along the southern extent of the Canada lynx (Lynx canadensis) range in Ontario, Canada

Co-supervised with Dr. Paul J. Wilson

 

Keith Munro, M.Sc. graduate, 2009, Ottawa-Carleton Institute of Biology

Road effects on white-tailed deer populations

Co-supervised with Dr. Lenore Fahrig

 

Heidi Scherr, M.Sc. graduate, 2009, Environmental and Life Sciences Graduate Program, Trent University

Breeding dispersal, migration, and winter movements of the eastern interior population of double-crested cormorants

Co-supervised with Dr. Ken Abraham

 

Anne Kidd, M.Sc. graduate, 2008, Department of Biology, Laurentian University

Mink gone wild: hybridization between escaped farm and wild American mink (Neovison vison) in a natural context

Co-supervised with Dr. Albrecht Schulte-Hostedde

 

Ryan Gorman, M.Sc. graduate, 2007, Watershed Ecosystems Graduate Program, Trent University

Spatial analysis of population trends of American mink (Neovison vison) in Ontario

 

Tara McEachen, M.Sc. graduate, 2007, Watershed Ecosystems Graduate Program, Trent University

A genetic test of range expansion by the southern flying squirrel (Glaucomys volans) at its northern range boundary

Co-supervised with Dr. Paul J. Wilson

 

Susan Tully, M.Sc. graduate, 2006, Watershed Ecosystems Graduate Program, Trent University

Habitat selection of fishers in an untrapped refugium, Algonquin Provincial Park

 

Denis Carr, M.Sc. graduate, 2005, Watershed Ecosystems Graduate Program, Trent University

Genetic structure of a recolonizing population of fishers, Martes pennanti

Co-supervised with Dr. Paul J. Wilson

 

Gillian Fraser, B.Sc. student, 2015, Biology, Trent University

Evaluating the pace of life syndrome in flying squirrels

Co-supervised by Jeff Bowman and Dr. Gary Burness

 

Heather Fleming, B.Sc. graduate, 2008, Biology, Trent University

Microhabitat selection by flying squirrels

Co-supervised with Dr. Paul J. Wilson

 

Ashley Tamlin, B.Sc. graduate, 2007, Biology, Nipissing University

Effects of domestication on skull shape of mink

 

Aaron Walpole, B.Sc. graduate, 2007, Biology, Trent University

Determinants of patch occupancy by arboreal rodents

 

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