Post Doctoral Fellows


Post Doctoral Fellows 
Mohamed Emam, Post Doctoral Fellowship

Dr. Mohamed Emam

Dr. Albert Caballero Solares, Post Doctoral Fellowship

Dr. Albert Caballero Solares

  • Supervisor:  Dr. Matt Rise
  • Project Title: Functional genomics research on the effect of diet on salmon growth and immune responses
  • Email: acaballeroso@mun.c

Dr. Julie Nati

  • Supervisor: Dr. Kurt Gamperl
  • Project Title: Mitigating The Impact of Climate-Related Challenges on Salmon Aquaculture (MICCSA). More precisely in the underlying mitochondrial functions linked to thermal physiology.
  • Email:
Dr. Carolina Cisternas-Novoa

  • Supervisor: Dr. Uta Passow
  • Project: Investigating the role of biogenic compounds in the formation and fate of marine aggregates (marine snow),particularly the impact of climate stressors like ocean warming, acidification, and deoxygenation on the strength and efficiency of the Biological Carbon Pump (BCP). Research focal points is to study the impact of multiple stressors on phytoplankton exudation, aggregate formation, and the functioning of the BCP.
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Synnøve Lofthus

  • Supervisor: Dr. Uta Passow
  • Project: Biodegradation of oil by natural bacterial communities in the marine environment 
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Ina Benner

Marta Miatta, Ph.D. Candidate 

Marta Miatta

  • Supervisor: Dr. Paul Snelgrove
  • Project: Developing ecosystem indicators for a changing ocean for the management of NorthWest Atlantic marine ecosystems.
  • Email:
Post Doc working in a lab 

Vimbai Machimbirike

  • Supervisor: Dr. Javier Santander
  • Project: Development and production of functional foods and bioactives to improve human health and coastal community sustainability.
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Kevin Ma

  • Supervisor: Dr. Annie Mercier
  • Project: Optimizing sea cucumber harvesting and processing in Atlantic Canada and evaluating the feasibility of a sea cucumber fishery in Nunavut
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