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Comparative Physiology

New paper from the Wright and Laberge labs featured on the CBS Website

December 10, 2019

Written as part of the CBS SCRIBE Writing initiative, take a few minutes to learn a little more about the mangrove rivulus and its behaviour both in and out of water. Read the original paper here.

Work by Sarah Boggett and Calli Freedman featured in Science

January 9, 2017

Work on hagfish by students Sarah Boggett and Calli Freedman featured in Science

Fudge Lab research featured in PNAS

June 30, 2016

The Fudge Lab’s research on hagfish slime and biomimetics is featured in PNAS this week.

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Heyland Lab


June 20, 2024

We are recruiting MSc and PhD students to join our research team to develop new approaches to water treatment using photosynthetic microorganisms. Together with industry partners, we are working to develop and test a modular nutrient removal system for municipal wastewater treatment utilizing phototrophic microorganisms. As an MSc or PhD student in this project, you will […]

MSc and PhD position available in the Heylandlab – Thyroid hormone signaling and function in sea urchin development and metamorphosis.

April 16, 2024

Start Date: September 2024 Application process: Submit a brief (500 words or less) description of your research background and interest and how it fits with the available position. Please also enclose CV and unofficial transcripts via email to [email protected] Position description: The long-term objective of our research is to understand the cellular and molecular pathways regulating metamorphic […]

New research from Heylandlab

July 17, 2015

New book on marine larval life histories is out Characterization of histamine receptor 1 in sea urchin larval metamorphosis – paper by Keegan Lutek (MSc student 2017) Interactive effects of calcium and temperature on Daphnia movement New Biomarkers of post-settlement growth in sea urchins – PhD thesis Alyaa Fadl (2018) Interactive effects of copper and […]

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Newman Lab

Looking forward to SICB 2018

January 2, 2018

Members of the Newman Lab are taking flight en route to SICB 2018 in San Fransisco where NSERC PhD candidate Koley Freeman will discuss her work on grey jays, “Carry-over effects of early-life food availability on stress physiology and survival: A supplementation experiment in a winter breeding passerine”, NSERC MSc candidate Kevin Morey will discuss […]

SICB 2017 in New Orleans

January 10, 2017

Mason regaled a multitude as he presented initial results on the Citisci grey squirrel project and I shared some long-term Savannah sparrow data.  Great meeting.

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Wright Lab

Daniel Labbé wins best undergraduate presentation at Rice Lake Workshop!

February 12, 2020

Undergraduate thesis student, Daniel Labbé, wins the inaugural Louise Milligan Award for the best undergraduate oral presentation at the 29th annual Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry Workshop! Daniel is investigating the influence of terrestrial exposure and darkness of the visual system of an amphibious fish. Congratulations, Daniel!        

Pat Wright is awarded the CBS Graduate Mentorship Award

December 30, 2019

Pat Wright was awarded the College of Biological Science 2019 Graduate Mentorship Award for demonstrating excellence and innovation in the supervision and mentorship of graduate students. Congratulations Pat!      

William McFarlane publishes his undergraduate work

December 30, 2019

Congratulations Will McFarlane for publishing his undergraduate thesis work in the Journal of Experimental Biology. Will’s work investigated how exercise training affects the terrestrial locomotor performance and skeletal muscle phenotype of amphibious fish. Will’s research was also featured in Hakai Magazine!

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