Biogeochemistry of Boreal Ecosystems Research Group


Keri Bowering             PhD Candidate in Environmental Science

Hilary Chang               Undergraduate Research Student

Leah Downey               Women in Science and Engineering        (WISE) High School Student

Carrie-Ellen Gabriel    PhD Candidate in Earth Sciences (Dalhousie)

Zach Gates                  Undergraduate Research Student

Christian Gaviria         Undergraduate Research Thesis Student

Courtney Laprise        Undergraduate ressearcher - NSERC USRA 

Peter MacIntosh         Undergraduate Researcher

Alicia Morry                 Undergraduate researcher - NSERC USRA

Allison Myers-Pigg      Postdoctoral Researcher

Alex Newman              MSc Student in Earth Sciences

Dilanka Niroshan      MSc Student in Earth Sciences

Matthew Norwood      Postdoctoral Researcher

Mackenzie Patrick       PhD student in Earth Sciences

Bryan Place                 MSc Student in Chemistry

Frances Podrebarac    PhD Candidate in Environmental Science

Trevor Vanden Boer    Banting Postdoctoral Fellow

Jamie Warren              Laboratory Manager




Undergraduate Honors Thesis Memorial University

Sara Butler  MSc student, Univ of Winsor

Kathryn Dawe MSc in Chemistry, Memorial University

Mary Devine  PhD student, Univ Ottawa

Christopher Earle   MUN Medical School

Danielle Farrell 

Michael Hamilton  Groundwater Project Manager, NL Water Resources

Courtney Laprise  NSERC USRA (summer), MSc Chemistry (fall)

Catie Young  Research Assistant NALCOR


Undergraduate Reseachers

Nic Capps

Rachel Dove             MSc student Biology

Aiden Dunn              Mining Industry

Julia Ferguson         completed MSc Medicine

Zoe Goodyear

Rebecca Lam            PhD student UBC

Alex Morgan             Creative Writing Student

Craig Moulton

Bobby Nakamoto     PhD Student UC Riverside

Laura Nugent

Aleya Quilty            

Alexandra Roulliard Postdoctoral Researcher at 

Ben Straton              BSc student in Biology


Graduate Students

Sherri (Brisco) Townsend, MSc  Lecturer, Harrison State College, AR

Christopher Choi, MES, Environmental Instruments Firm, Toronto

Nicole Debond, MSc  Environmental consultant

Doreen Franke, PhD  Program coordinator, Helmholtz Zen. Munchen

Sara Klapstein, PhD  Lecturer St. Francis Xavier

Lukas Kohl, PhD  Postdoctoral Researcher, Univ. Toronto

Erin Mann, PhD Postdoctoral Researcher, John Jay College-CUNY, NY

Byron Winston, MSc Scientist, AECOM Environment Remediation, TX


Postdoctoral Researchers

Michael Philben   Research Associate, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Chad Lane   Assistant Professor, Univ North Carolina, Wilmington

Jerome Laganiere  Reseach Scientist, Laurentian Forestry Centre



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