Diversity of life; biological traits, speciation, molecular evolution; DNA sequence data; aquatic invertebrates; biodiversity of the Arctic.
Effects of environmental stressors on neural, endocrine, and cardiac systems; mechanisms and consequences of stress; fish physiology, morphology, and performance; quantitative proteomics.
Seafood biodiversity and human health; metabolic trait evolution, species coexistence; life in fluctuating environments; populations and communities.
Environmental and social stressors; neuroendocrine response; corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF) system; pathways that regulate stress and appetite and growth.
Wildlife rehabilitation; sick and injured wildlife; anthropogenic effects on wildlife; free-ranging wildlife; lead toxicosis; morbidities in wild animals.
Population dynamics of fish, disturbances in the Great Lakes basin; management of natural resources; Indigenous-Western Science Knowledge Systems.
Fish physiology, toxicology; vertebrate heart; cardiovascular disease and fitness; responses to stress; regulation of function of the striated muscle.
Large-scale genome evolution; DNA quantification methods; DNA-based methods for species ID; integrative genomics, evolutionary biology.
Assembly and curation of genetic resource collections; bioinformatics; sampling biodiversity; genetic and genomic research.
Functional genomics approaches; endocrine and neuroendocrine systems of aquatic invertebrates; hormonal and neurotransmitter signaling systems; development and metamorphosis.
Experiential and transdisciplinary education; teaching and learning; biomimetics; environmental ecology; avian ecology.
Animal cognition; neuroecology; evolution and plasticity of the nervous system; ecophysiology; stress in aquatic wildlife; indicators of ecological performance and chronic stress in wild fish.
Human-based global change; ecological processes; managed farm landscapes; climate change in the Arctic; diversity decline in North America.
Hybridization, speciation, genetic structure; fish conservation genomics; fisheries management; computational biology.
Biodiversity; ecosystem structure and function; food webs; microbiome and disease and human health; “systems” view to disease dynamics.
Ecology, physiology, and neuroendocrinology; avian ecology; animal stress; host’s environment, microbiome, and physiology.
Ecology and conservation of wild animal populations; threatened species; protected areas; seasonal environments; songbirds, butterflies.
Canada’s freshwater environments; impacts of environmental change; phenotypic plasticity, adaptive biodiversity formation; fish populations.
Biodiversity; neotropics; insects, entomology; elevational gradients; forestry; ecology; evolution; climate.
Biodiversity genomics; mitonuclear coevolution; DNA barcoding; mitochondrial genome sequences of fish; niche differentiation.
Reproductive physiology and toxicology of fish; ovarian follicle development and spawning success; impact of endocrine disrupting compounds and environmental effluents.
Parasites and pathogens; behaviour as driver of infection; animal species of conservation concern; bats; One Health.