Membership Directory 2020-01-13T17:20:02+00:00
A B C D E F G H I J K L M O P R S T V W X Y

Dr. Jim Duston

Aquaculture & Fisheries Committee Representative Dalhousie University, Agriculture CampusAnimal Science & Aquaculture Website: Faculty Webpage
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Research Interests:

  • Striped Bass, Farming

Dr. Vasantha Rupasinghe

Nutrition and Foods Committee Representative Dalhousie University, Agriculture CampusPlant, Food & Environmental Sciences Website: Faculty Webpage
Biography

Research Interests:

  • Functional foods and nutraceuticals
  • Plant-based antioxidants and their health benefits
  • Flavonoids (polyphenols) and their disease prevention potential and analysis using mass spectrometry
  • Medicinal biochemistry: human cell based assays and experimental animal models
  • Postharvest biology, novel and improved value-added processing technologies of cool climate fruits and medicinal plants

Dr. David Gray

Institutional Representative Dalhousie University, Agriculture CampusDean of Agriculture Website: Faculty Webpage

Dalhousie, Agriculture Campus – Dr. Mason MacDonald

Chemistry Committee Representative Dalhousie, Agriculture Campus Website: https://www.dal.ca/faculty/agriculture/extended-learning/leadatlantic.html

Dr. Travis Fridgen

Board Director, Institutional Representative Memorial UniversityAssociate Dean of Science Website: Research Webpage
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Research Interests:

  • Physical Chemistry
  • Structures, Energetics and Reactions of Gas-Phase Ions

Dr. Brent Myron

Director, Member at Large Memorial UniversityManager, CREAIT Network Website: CREAIT Website

Dr. Tom Chapman

Environment Committee Representative Memorial UniversityBiology
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Research Interests:

  • Conservation biology, ecology and evolution
  • Phylogenetics
  • Evolutionary genetics.

Memorial University – Dr. Mike Katz

Chemistry Committee Representative Memorial University Website: http://www.katzresearchgroup.com/

Dr. Greg Dunning

Earth Science Committee Representative Memorial UniversityEarth Sciences Website: Faculty Webpage
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Research Interests: 

  • The development of the Appalachian – Caledonian- Variscan Orogen in North America and Europe
  • Formation of the mineral deposits contained in the Appalachian

Dr. Suzanne Dufour

Biology Committee Representative Memorial UniversityBiology Website: Faculty Webpage
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Research Interests:

  • Chemoautotrophic symbiosis in thyasirid bivalves

Dr. Jillian Westcott

Aquaculture & Fisheries Committee Representative Memorial UniversityFisheries and Marine Institute Website: Website
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Research Areas:

  • Monitoring, managing and controlling sea lice on Atlantic salmon
  • Aquaculture sustainability

Dr. Matthew Rise

Aquaculture & Fisheries Committee Representative Memorial UniversityOcean Sciences Website: Faculty Webpage
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Research Interests:

  • The development and use of genomic resources (e.g. DNA microarrays, SSH libraries for targeted gene discovery, and EST databases) in studies related to fish health.

Dr. Mikhail Kotchetov

Mathematics & Statistics Committee Representative Memorial UniversityMathematics & Statistics Website: Website
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Research Interests:

  • Hopf Algebra
  • Lie Theory
  • Non-communicative Ring Theory

Dr. Alison Leitch

Earth Science Committee Representative Memorial UniversityDepartment of Earth Sciences

Tomer Katan

Aquaculture & Fisheries Student Representative Memorial University

Dr. David Churchill

Computer Science Committee Representative Memorial UniversityComputer Science Website: Website
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Research Interests:

  • Artificial intelligence for games
  • Real time strategy games
  • Algorithm development

Dr. Kris Poduska

Physics & Astronomy Committee Representative Memorial UniversityPhysics & Physical Oceanography Website: Webpage
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Research Interests:

  • Experimental materials physics
    • synthesis (electrodeposition, high temperature solid state chemistry)
    • structural characterization (X-ray diffraction, infrared spectroscopy, Raman spectroscopy)
    • morphological characterization (scanning probe microscopies, scanning electron microscopy)
    • physical property characterization (magnetic, electrical, optical, thermal)

Dr. Sukhinder Cheema

Nutrition and Foods Committee Representative Memorial UniversityBiochemistry Website: Lab Webpage
Biography

Research Interests:

  • Nutritional biochemistry
  • Gene regulation
  • Nutrients in health & disease
  • Diabetes, atherosclerosis, obesity,
  • In-utero programming

Dr. Darlene Skinner

Psychology Committee Representative Memorial University of NewfoundlandPsychology Website: Faculty Webpage
Biography

Research Interests:

  • Behavioural Neuroscience
  • Orientation & spatial learning

Dr. Kelly Warren

Psychology Committee Representative Memorial University, GrenfellPsychology Website: Faculty Webpage
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Research Interests:

  • Psychology and law
  • Children’s perception of law