Membership Directory 2019-02-12T11:38:53+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. Christa Pufahl

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Earth Science Committee Representative Acadia UniversityEarth and Environmental Science Website: Department Website
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Research Areas:

  • Geomorphology
  • Oceanography

 

Dr. Patrick Reynolds

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Mathematics & Statistics Committee, Vice Chair University of New Brunswick, FrederictonMathematics & Statistics Website: Website
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Research Interests:

  • Geometry
  • Math education
  • Partial differential equations

Dr. Matthew Rise

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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. Vasantha Rupasinghe

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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. Charles Sacobie

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Aquaculture & Fisheries Committee Representative University of New Brunswick, FrederictonBiology
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Research Interests:

  • Fish Bioenergetics
  • Specific dynamic action (cost of digesting food)
  • Respiratory quotient, digestibility of diets, excretion of nitrogenous wastes
  • Microscopic anatomy of triploid salmonid digestive system

Dr. Gary Saunders

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Institutional Representative University of New Brunswick, FrederictonBiology Website: Faculty Webpage
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Research Interests:

  • Protistan evolution
  • Phylogeny
  • Rhodoplantae (red algae) and Phaeophyceae (brown algae)

Dr. Mel Schriver

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Director, Committee Chair Crandall UniversityChemistry Website: Faculty Webpage
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Research Interests:

  • Oxathiazolone chemistry
  • Sulphur oxyanions
  • Chemistry education & pedagogy

Dr. Robert Scott

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Biology Committee Representative Memorial University, Grenfell CampusEnvironment & Sustainability Website: Faculty Webpage
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Research Interests:

  • Conservation Biology
  • Evolution, Biodiversity
  • Behavioural Ecology

Kevin Shaughnessy

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Biology Committee Representative Mount Saint Vincent UniversityBiology Website: Faculty Webpage
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Research Interests:

  • Animal physiology
  • Invertebrate & fish ecology
  • Environmental toxicology
  • Cardiovascular disease

Dr. Cliff Shaw

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Earth Science Committee Representative University of New Brunswick, FrederictonEarth Sciences Website: Faculty Webpage
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Research Interests:

  • Igneous processes
  • The kinetics of reaction between silicate and oxide minerals and silicate melts
  • The petrology of the upper mantle in the Quaternary West Eifel volcanic region in Germany
  • The dynamics of magmatic systems and the synthesis and characterization of new high pressure minerals

Dr. Darlene Skinner

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

Research Interests:

  • Behavioural Neuroscience
  • Orientation & spatial learning

Dr. Ben Speers-Roesch

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Biology Committee Representative University of New Brunswick, Saint JohnBiology Website: Lab Webpage
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Research Interests: 

  • Environmental and evolutionary physiology of aquatic animals
  • Physiological reaction, acclimation, and adaptation to environment,
  • Fish physiology and biochemistry

Dr. Biljana Stevanovski

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Psychology Committee Representative University of New Brunswick, FrederictonPsychology Website: Website
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Research Interests:  

  • Visual memory
  • The interaction between action and perception
  • Visual attentional orienting

Dr. Brook Taylor

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Institutional Representative Mount Saint Vincent UniversityDean of Arts and Science Website: Faculty Webpage
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Research Interests:

  • Canadian & Maritime regional history
  • Canadian intellectual history
  • Historical Methodology

Donna Thompson

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Psychology Committee Representative Mount Saint Vincent UniversityPscyhology

Dr. Danielle Tokarz

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Chemistry Committee Representative Saint Mary’s UniversityChemistry Website: Lab Website
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Research Interests:

  • Biopolymers
  • Nonlinear optical microscopy
  • Spectroscopy

Dr. Carole Tranchant

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Nutrition and Foods Committee Representative Université de MonctonHealth Sciences & Community Services Website: Faculty Webpage
Biography

Champs de spécialisation:

  • Alimentation, nutrition et santé
  • Prévention des maladies chroniques.
  • Sécurité alimentaire (SA). Développement durable, local et international
  • SA et environnement, durabilité en agriculture et alimentation, écologie industrielle et alimentaire, écosanté.
  • Qualité et salubrité des aliments, caractérisation/amélioration/valorisation des bioproduits et produits alimentaires, technologies agroalimentaires (diplômée ingénieure).

Research Interests:

  • Food, nutrition and health
  • Prevention of chronic diseases
  • Food security (SA)
  • Sustainable development, local and international
  • SA and environment, sustainability in agriculture and food, ecology and food ecohealth.
  • Food quality and safety, characterization / improvement / valorisation of bioproducts and food products, agro-food technologies (engineering graduate).

 

Dr. Deanne van Rooyen

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Earth Science Committee Representative Cape Breton UniversityGeology Website: Faculty Webpage
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Research Interests:

  • Understanding the interaction between cratonic margins and accreted terranes using a combination of
    • field work
    • structural geology
    • geochronology
    • thermobarometry

Dr. Michael Van Zyll de Jong

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Institutional Representative University of New Brunswick, Saint JohnDean of Science, Applied Science & Engineering Website: Faculty Webpage
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Research Interests:

  • Applied ecology
  • Inland fisheries management, policy development
  • Recreational fisheries assessment
  • River restoration
  • Forestry impacts

Dr. Yevgeniy Vasilyev

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Mathematics & Statistics Committee Representative Memorial University, Grenfell CampusComputational Mathematics Website: Website
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Research Interests:

  • Model Theory