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Graduate Students

Mohammad Ruhul Amin

PhD Candidate
Supervisor: Dr. Cameron

Office: RIC320
E-mail: ruhulmicro4355@gmail.com

Research interests
Microbiology, Bacterial Genetics, Antibiotic Resistance
Research topic: Discovering gene networks involved in antibiotic resistance in Salmonella

Dana Green

PhD Candidate
Supervisors: Dr. Brigham, Dr. Erin F. Baerwald

Office: LB 109.3.1
E-mail: dana.green.eco@gmail.com

Research interests
Animal Biology, Behavioural Ecology, Bats, Mammals
Research topic: Migratory bat ecology and behaviour

Peyton Hartenstein

MSc Candidate
Supervisor: Dr. Manzon

E-mail: peytonhartenstein1@gmail.com

Research interests
Physiology, Ichthyology
Research topic: The effects of thermal stress on perch embryos

Carmen Kotowich

MSc Candidate
Supervisor: Dr. Somers

Office: RIC 321
E-mail: carmen.kotowich@gmail.com

Research interests
Research interests: Population Ecology, Conservation, Environmental Science, Anthropogenic Stressors, Resource Management
Research topic:Assessment of whitefish population structure using compound specific stable isotope analysis of amino acids

Nicole Lerminiaux

PhD Candidate
Supervisor: Dr. Cameron

Office: RIC 320
E-mail: lerminin@uregina.ca

Research interests
Microbial ecology, animal ecology

Caelan Libke

MSc Candidate
Supervisor: Dr. Somers and Dr. Ryan McKeller

E-mail: caelan.libke@gmail.com

Research interests
Research interests: Paleontology, Amber, Dinosaur
Research topic:Utilizing novel techniques to study Cretaceous fossils and amber from Saskatchewan

Elyssa Loewen

MSc Candidate
Supervisors: Dr. Somers & Dr. McKellar

Office: RIC 321
E-mail: elyssa.loewen18@gmail.com

Research interests
Research interests: Insects, Palaeontology, Biodiversity and Evolution
Research topic: Late Cretaceous Beetles from Canadian Amber: Evolution and Preservation Through Time

Mahrukh Masood

MSc Candidate
Supervisor: Dr. Buttigieg

E-mail: masood5m@uregina.ca

Research interests
Neurobiology, Stem Cells
Research topic:Role of Hypoxia in Neural Stem Cells

Michael Mensah

MSc Candidate
Dr. Kerri Finlay

Office: LB150 or LB266
E-mail: mikemenz253@gmail.com

Research interests
Limnology, Biogeochemistry, Hydrology
Research topic: Regional and Local Controls of Sulfate Concentrations in Prairie Ponds

Leslie Miller

MSc Candidate
Supervisor: Dr. Manzon

Office: RIC 226
E-mail: Lam026@uregina.ca

Research interests
Fish Physiology, Cell Biology
Research topic: Impact of varying embryonic temperatures on swim performance in lake whitefish.

Yaa Opoku-Kwanowaa

PhD Candidate
Supervisor: Dr. Vanderwel

Office: LB 420

Research interests
Forests, forest ecology, climate change
Research topic: Effects of climate change on forest growth and mortality

Kirsten Palmier

MSc Candidate
Supervisors: Dr. Cameron & Dr. Sheffield

E-mail: Kir.palmier@gmail.com

Research interests
Entomology, Conservation
Research topic: Determining pathogen presence of native Saskatchewan bumble bees

Ryan Rimas

PhD Candidate
Dr. Kerri Finlay

Office: LB268

Ana Bogossian Santos

MSc Candidate
Supervisor: Dr. Buttigieg

E-mail: ana.santos@uregina.ca

Research interests
Neurophysiology
Research topic: Alzheimer's disease : amyloid beta and ion channels

Ashton Sies

MSc Candidate
Supervisor: Dr. Cameron

E-mail: ans227@uregina.ca

Research interests
Horizontal Gene Transfer, Antimicrobial Resistance
Research topic:Tracking antimicrobial resistance genes in natural systems.

Adam Sprott

Msc Candidate
Supervisor: Dr. Vanderwel

Office: LB 420.1.
E-mail: ahs616@uregina.ca

Research interests

Research interests: Forestry & Wildlife Dynamics
Research topic: Photogrammetric Modelling of Forests and Bat Responses in the Cypress Hills

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Julee Stewart

MSc Candidate
Supervisor: Dr. Somers

Office: RIC 321
E-mail: stewajul@uregina.ca

Research interests
Research interests: Aquatic Ecology, Conservation, Effects of Catch and Release
Research topic: Ecology of the Northern Pike in Saskatchewan

Hannah Wilson

MSc Candidate
Supervisor: Dr. Brigham

Office: LB 109
E-mail: hannahinhk@gmail.com

Research interests
Behavioral Ecology, Habitat Use, Bats
Research Topic: Influence of urban development on bat activity

Zohra Zahir

PhD Candidate

Office: LB 318
E-mail: zzv479@uregina.ca

Research interests
Microbial biogeochemistry, Mercury biogeochemistry
Research topic: Identifying microbial communities controlling the fate of mercury and methylmercury in prairie wetland ponds