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ALUMNI

Post Doctoral Fellows

Justin Yeakel

 

Position: Post Doctoral Researcher

Current Position: Omidyar Fellowship at the Santa Fe Institute

Project Description: Synchronization and stability of river metapopulation networks


 

Mark Novak

 

Position: Post-Doctoral Researcher (UCSC)

Current Position: Faculty at Oregon State University

Website: http://people.oregonstate.edu/~novakm/

Joel Harding

 

Position: Postdoctoral Fellow (Biology; Instream Fisheries)

Research Project: Examining and improving the efficacy of PIT tag arrays in estimating population sizes of salmonids

 


 

  

Eduardo Martins

 

Position: Post Doctoral Researcher, LiberEro Fellow

Research Project: Cumulative effects on Fraser River sockeye salmon

 


 

  

Ph D. Students

Michael Beakes

 

Position: PhD Candidate

Project Description: The effects of anthropogenic and natural disturbance in lotic ecosystems

Completed September 2014


 

  
Corey Phillis

 

Position: PhD Candidate 

Project Description: Dam Anadromy: The ecology and evolution of a migratory life history

Completed September 2014

Ann-Marie Osterback

 

Position: PhD Candidate UCSC, co-advised by Carr

Project Description: The effect of avian predation on juvenile salmonids

Completed May 2014 

 

Masters Students

Charmaine Carr-Harris 

 

Position: MSc. Student (Biology)

Project Description: Early marine dynamics of Skeena River sockeye salmon

Completed January 2015


 

David Scott

 

 Position: MRM student (Resource and Environmental Management)

Project Description: Evaluating the effects of flood proofing barriers on fish communities in urban streams

Completed December 2014 

Holly Nesbitt

 

Position: MRM student (Resource and Environmental Management)

Current Position: Associate at Compass Resource Management

Project Description: Dendritic biodiversity and stability of First Nations fisheries throughout the Fraser River watershed

Completed March 2014


 

      
Corinna Favaro

 

Position: MSc. Student (Biology)

Project Description: Fish assemblages and potential barriers in urban streams

Completed December 2013


 

  
Rebecca Seifert

 

Position: MRM student (Resource and Environmental Management)

Project Description: Assessing flood box designs to balance flood protection and fish biodiversity

Undergraduate Students and Technicians

Megan Vaughan

 

Position: Lab Manager

Research Interests: Effects of climate change on species interactions in aquatic communities

 


 

Audrey Laîné

Position: Visiting Research Scientist

Research Project: What makes a climate change winner?
 

Christopher Pan

Position: Lab Technician

Research Project: Using scale analysis to determine size-biased mortality in steelhead
 

Luke Warkentin

 

Position: ISS Undergraduate (Biology)

Project Description: Impacts of infrastructure development on urban stream communities

Ellika Crichton

 

Position: Research Technician

Project Description: Quantifying the reliance of salmon on the estuary ecosystem of the Skeena River using stable isotope analysis.

  
Jen Gordon

 

Position: Research Technician

Project Description: Assessment of the suitability of flood protection infrastructure for support of salmonid populations

 
Angela Fortune

 

Position: Research Technician

Current Position: Graduate Student, UVic

Project Description: Using scale analysis to determine estuarine growth of Pacific salmon

Steve Sharron

 

Position: Honours student

Current Position: MSc. Morby Lab, Western University

 

Rachel Charish

 

Position: Field Technician

Current Position: Undergraduate student at SFU

 

Laura Twardochleb

 

Position: Lab/Field Technician

Current Position: Graduate Student, University of Washington

 

Nic Retford

 

Position: Lab/Field Technician

Current Position: Graduate Student, UCSC

 

Cristina Cois

 

Position: Lab/Field Technician