Graduate Students

Name
Program
Research Topic
Supervisor
MSc- Marine Biology
The Energetic Influence of Sea Cage Aquaculture Waste Feed on Aggregating Wild Fishes 
PhD- Marine Biology 
Energetics of seabirds wintering around Newfoundland 
Dr. Amanda Bates 
MSc- Marine Biology 
Do climate redistributed Atlantic Cod have reduced recruitment success - a wholistic examination of the otolith carbonate record 
Dr. Amanda Bates  
PhD- Marine Biology  
Establishing physiological tolerance limits to synergistic environmental stressors in cold water invertebrates 
Dr. Amanda Bates  
MSc- Marine Biology  
Cold tolerance and overwintering behavior of the green crab, Carcinus maenas
Dr. Amanda Bates  
PhD- Marine Biology   
Symbiosis and energetics of a hydrothermal vent snail across extreme environmental gradients
Dr. Amanda Bates  
PhD- Marine Biology    
Post-reproductive functional and behavioral interaction of Atlantic salmon
MSc- Marine Biology   
Interactions between escaped farmed and wild salmon 
MSc- Marine Biology 
Food web ecology of Newfoundland rhodolith bed communities
MSc- Marine Biology 
Patterns and drivers of kelp and rhodoliths distribution in coastal Newfoundland
PhD- Marine Biology 
Physiology and nutrition of sablefish (Anoplopoma fimbria 
PhD- Marine Biology  
Effects of Environmental and Nutritional Manipulations on Atlantic Salmon Physiology and Transcriptomics 
MSc- Aquaculture
Effects of Cold Temperatures on Atlantic Salmon Physiology 
MSc- Aquaculture
Biloggers as a Tool to Investigate the Thermal Biology of Fishes
MSc- Aquaculture 
The effects of temperature extremes on the cardiorespiratory physiology of salmon 
MSc- Marine Biology  
Influence of Development Temperature on the Physiology of Lumpfish 
MSc- Marine Biology 
Effect of a lab environment on the health of crabs
PhD - Marine Biology   
Effects of feeding states on behavioural and physiological responses to hypoxia in rock crabs (Cancer irroratus) 
MSc - Marine Biology   
 
PhD - Environmental Science 
Behavioral and Physiological Effects of Dehydration on the Black Land Crab (Gecarcinus ruricola) 
PhD - Marine Biology    
Foraging Behavioral Ecology of Lobsters 
Dr. Russell Wyeth (StFX)
PhD - Marine Biology    
 
MSc - Marine Biology   
Prevalence and role of echnioderms in the deep NW Atlantic and Arctic oceans 
MSc - Marine Biology    
Expanding fisheries into the Arctic (Hudson Bay): an assessment of the ecological and economic value of Arctic echinoderms 
MSc - Marine Biology     
Investigating the potential impacts of oil and gas exploration and aquaculture activity wastes on cold-water corals 
Dr. Annie Mercier/ Dr. Bárbara de Moura Neves
MSc - Marine Biology     
Recruitment patterns on hard substrates (dropstones) in the deep sea 
PhD - Marine Biology     
The impact of plant-based oils and other feed ingredients on growth, tissue composition, gene expression, and health of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) 
PhD - Marine Biology      
Studying arctic trophic dynamics using lipids and fatty acid analyses 
MSc - Marine Biology     
Advanced Lipidomic Analysis of Atlantic Salmon Diet and Tissues from Algae Feeding Trial Using Short Column Gas Chromatography and Compound-Specific Stable Isotope Analysis
MSc-  Environmental Science
Effects of temperature and pCO2 on essential fatty acid and energy supply at the base of marine food webs 
MSc- Chemistry 
Cholesterol and phytosterols in finfish aquaculture nutrition 
PhD - Marine Biology      
Understanding the interactions between oil, dispersants, exopolymers and particles for the improvement of marine oil spill response 
PhD - Marine Biology       
Toxic effects of dietary uptake of marine oil snow by animals in Newfoundland water 
PhD - Marine Biology        
Biodegradation of dispersed oil in association with particles and natural marine organic matter 
MSc - Marine Biology    
 
MSc - Marine Biology     
Microplastics in the Marine Environment 
MSc- Marine Biology    
Assessing Drivers of Coastal Ecosystem Health in Placentia Bay Using Size-fractionated Plankton as Indicators 
MSc - Marine Biology     
Investigating how lumpfishes respond to chemical enhanced water accommodated fraction (CEWAF) in a short period of time by looking into the changes of the expression of oil-responsive genes
MSc - Marine Biology      
Microplastic Sedimentation 
MSc - Marine Biology       
The effect of cross-type on immunology in Salmonids 
PhD - Marine Biology      
Functional genomics studies of the impact of nutrition on Atlantic salmon immune responses 
PhD -  Biology  
Characterization, expression, and functional studies of antiviral and antibacterial genes in teleost fish 
MSc- Marine Biology
Influence of diet on aquaculture fish immune tissue lipid composition, gene expression, and function 
PhD - Marine Biology       
Functional role of riboflavin in Aeromonas salmonicida and immune-suppresive proteins in Renibacterium salmoninarum 
PhD - Marine Biology  
Metagenomics, Bacterial pathogenesis and vaccinology in lumpfish (C. lumpus) 
PhD - Marine Biology   
Bacterial immune suppresion and fish vaccinology 
Thanh Cao
PhD - Marine Biology  
Moretiella viscosa and Vibrio anguillarum pathogenesis and vaccinology 
MSc- Aquaculture
Vaccinations in Lumpfish Larvae
PhD - Marine Biology   
Virulences factors of bacteria and fish immunity  
PhD - Biology    
 
MSc - Marine Biology  
Addressing the Challenges Faced by Atlantic Salmon at Cold Temperatures 
MSc - Aquaculture
Field Vaccine Trial and Selection of Cleaner Fish Resistance to Infectious Diseases 
MSc - Marine Biology    
Biogeochemistry of Boreal ecosystems and the associated coastal ocean, focusing on characterising interactions between dissolved organic matter and phytoplankton communities
MSc - Marine Biology     
A study of the relationship between zooplankton and biogeochemical cycling along the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador 
MSc- Environmental Science 
Hydrological controls on the transformations of size fractionated organic matter across the land to sea continuum in boreal watersheds 
PhD - Marine Biology     
Assessing the interpretation of biomarkers (amino and fatty acids) of particulate organic matter in terrestrially-influenced coastal ecosystems 
Dr. Sue Ziegler     
PhD - Marine Biology     
 North Atlantic Fisheries Conservation
Dr. Trevor Avery 
PhD - Biology      
Effect of climate change on recruitment of coastal zone fishes 
Dr. Bob Gregory (DFO) 
PhD - Marine Biology      
Cumulative impacts of hypoxia and trawling on seafloor ecosystems  
PhD - Marine Biology       
Ecosystem functions and biodiversity patterns within the Laurentian Channel AOI: Regional comparisons and links to water column processes 
MSc - Marine Biology   
Ecosystem Functioning in Coastal Labrador Seafloor Environments 
Dr. Amanda Bates  
PhD - Marine Biology        
Movement and spatial ecology of juvenile cod 
Dr. Bob Gregory (DFO)  
MSc- Environmental Science  
Labrador benthic food webs 
PhD - Marine Biology      
Effects of the changes of feeding rates, diet and fish density on the growth and survival of juvenile Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) in the coast of Newfoundland 
Dr. Bob Gregory (DFO)   
MSc -Biology    
Natural and anthropogenic drivers of sedimentary communities in the Gulf of St. Lawrence 
MSc - Biology    
The trophic ecology of deep-sea fishes of the Labrador Sea 
Dr. Bob Gregory (DFO)    
MSc -  Biology     
Supplemental food supply to Labrador sedimentary communities and the role of kelp 
Dr. Bob Gregory (DFO)  
MSc - Biology     
The role of eelgrass habitat in linking sedimentary fauna, seafloor carbon remineralization, and nutrient cycling 
Dr. Bob Gregory (DFO)  
MSc - Marine Biology