PHYSIC 128 [clear filter]
Saturday, May 23

08:30 CST

Next generation sequencing and its application
  • 8:30 - King I, Hill S, Bogart J, Shokralla S, and Hajibabaei M. 'Using environmental DNA (eDNA) for monitoring Jefferson Salamander (Ambystoma jeffersonianum) and the Ambystoma species complex in southern Ontario'
  • 8:45 - Mason GE, Fleming IA, Hamilton LC, and Bradbury IR. 'Rapid evolution in an introduced population of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) population: genomic and experimental evidence of adaptation in Rocky River, Newfoundland'
  • 9:00 - Pavey SA, Gaudin J, Normandeau E, Dionne M, Castonguay M, Audet C, and Bernatchez L. 'RAD-sequencing highlights polygenic discrimination of habitat ecotypes in the panmictic American Eel (Anguilla rostrata)'
  • 9:15 - Lait LA, and Carr SM. 'Mitogenomics of at-risk marine species: does complete mtDNA analyses change our view on population genetics?'
  • 9:30 - Rougeux C, Gagnaire PA, and Bernatchez L. 'Demographic divergence history of American whitefish species pairs inferred from genome-wide SNPs'
  • 9:45 - Graham CG, Glenn TC, McArthur AG, Boreham DR, Kieran T, Lance S, Manzon RG, Martino JA, Pierson T, Rogers SM, Wilson JY, and Somers CM. 'How degraded is too degraded? The effects of DNA quality on RADSeq in molecular ecology'

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Ian King

Mitacs Elevate Postdoctoral Fellow, Biodiversity Institute of Ontario


Saturday May 23, 2015 08:30 - 10:00 CST
PHYSIC 128 Physics Building, University of Saskatchewan

10:30 CST

Plant Communities II
  • 10:30 - Adl S, Crotty F, and Wilson M. 'Fate of germinating seedling determined by rhizosphere food web'
  • 10:45 - Bennett JA, and Pärtel M. 'Predicting establishment by modelling niche space using traits of observed and absent species'
  • 11:00 - McNickle GG, Lamb EG, Lavender M, Cahill JFJ, Schamp B, and Baltzer JL. 'The species interactions that structure communities are not detectable at all spatial scales'
  • 11:15 - Ren L, Romo JT, Bai Y, and Coulman BE. 'Burning Modified Species Composition of Emerged Seedlings in Fescue Prairie'
  • 11:30 - Rozendaal DMA, Chazdon RL, and Bongers F. 'Contrasting biomass dynamics during succession in Neotropical dry and wet forests'
  • 11:45 - Walker E, and Lundholm J. 'Investigating the effects of environmental heterogeneity on the seedling dynamics of a native-planted green roof'

Saturday May 23, 2015 10:30 - 12:00 CST
PHYSIC 128 Physics Building, University of Saskatchewan

13:00 CST

Reproductive Ecology
  • 1:00 - Heslin Piper LA and Raboy BE. 'The influence of habitat use and male presence on reproductive success in a cooperatively breeding primate'
  • 1:15 - Oldach MJ and Vize PD. 'Transcriptomic investigation of circalunar spawning in the coral Acropora humilis'
  • 1:30 - Dunn JD, Vujicic T, Wild G. 'Sex Allocation and the Emergence of Cooperative Breeding
  • 1:45 - Brown RR, Davis CS, and Leys SP. 'High gene flow in glass sponge reefs suggest broad dispersal'

Saturday May 23, 2015 13:00 - 14:00 CST
PHYSIC 128 Physics Building, University of Saskatchewan
Sunday, May 24

08:30 CST

Fish Behaviour and Ecology
  • 8:30 - Butt JC and Somers C. 'The Ecology and Behavior of Walleye and Sauger in Saskatchewan: A Proposal'
  • 8:45 - Eberts RL, Boreham D, Crawford S, Manzon R, Wilson J, Wissel B, and Somers C. 'Resource-use heterogeneity in Lake Huron Lake Whitefish'
  • 9:00 - Horn ME and Chivers D. 'Early schooling for fish: learned predator recognition starts in the egg'
  • 9:15 - Iwanicki TW, Novales Flamarique I, Morris E, and Taylor JS. 'Flatfish active camouflage can expose why large opsin repertoires evolved'
  • 9:30 - Jardine T, Rayner T, Pettit N, Douglas M, Fry B, Bunn S, Woods R, Marshall J, Fawcett J, Lobegeiger J, Valdez D, and Kainz M. 'Variation in diet among individuals, and it's consequences, in Flood Plane River food webs'
  • 9:45 - Pedersen EJ, Carpenter SR, and Vander Zanden MJ. 'Patterns of synchrony and collapse in a midwestern Walleye fishery'


Sunday May 24, 2015 08:30 - 10:00 CST
PHYSIC 128 Physics Building, University of Saskatchewan

10:30 CST

Trophic Ecology
  • 10:30 - Bateson DE, and Wissel B. Environmental controls of under-ice oxygen depletion rates in prairie lakes
  • 10:45 - Crook KA, and Davoren G. Seasonal diet shifts in green sea urchins (Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis) in coastal Newfoundland: the influence of spawning capelin (Mallotus villosus)
  • 11:00 - Hesjedal B. The response of zooplankton communities to nitrogen deposition and climate change in boreal lakes downwind of the Athabasca Oil Sands
  • 11:15 - Hixson SM, Sharma B, Kainz MJ, Wacker A, and Arts MT. A meta-analysis of long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids in terrestrial and freshwater ecosystems
  • 11:30 - Naman SM, Rosenfeld J, Way J, and Richardson J. Habitat structure and functional traits mediate emigration of stream invertebrates following high and low flow disturbances 
  • 11:45 - Phillips ID, Bowman MF, McMaster G, and Chivers DP. A multivariate aquatic biomonitoring tool for the Northern Great Plains


Sunday May 24, 2015 10:30 - 12:00 CST
PHYSIC 128 Physics Building, University of Saskatchewan
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