Students and Staff

Post-Doctoral Fellows

Isis Rojas


Ph.D. in Aquaculture. Universidad de Chile, Pontificia Unversidad Católica de Valparaiso, Universidad Católica del Norte. Chile, 2022. Sponsored by the Research and Development National Agency (ANID) Grant.

Graduate Certificate in Aquaculture. Universidad de Oriente. Venezuela, 2015.

Bachelor in Marine Zootechnical. Fundación la Salle. Venezuela, 2010.


Ph.D. Students

Emma Porter

2020-2023   M.Sc. (Marine Biology), Memorial University

2016-2019   B.Sc. (Marine Biology), Dalhousie University


M.Sc. Students

Fiona van den Bogaert


2020-2023   BSc (Marine Biology), University of Plymouth, Plymouth UK

2019-2020   Integrated Marine Biology Foundation year, University of Plymouth, International College (UPIC), Plymouth UK


Shimaa Salem


2013 – 2016: Visiting scholar

School of Fisheries, Aquaculture, and Aquatic Sciences, Auburn University., Auburn, Alabama, United States of America.

2009 - 2013, M.V.Sc. in Veterinary Medicine

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Mansoura University - Mansoura Egypt

2005 – 2009 Bachelor of Science: Veterinary Medicine

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Mansoura University - Mansoura Egypt


Research Staff
Kathy Clow

Senior Research Assistant

B.Sc. Biology (1990), Dalhousie University


Rebeccah Sandrelli

Research Assistant

B.Sc. Biology (Marine Biology) (2017), Memorial University


Recent Lab Members

Julie Nati

Post-Doc, University of Texas at Austin, Marine Institute

Fabio Zanuzzo

Senior Research Scientist,

Centre for Aquaculture Technologies Canada

Anne Beemelmanns

Post-Doc with the Genome Canada funded FISH-GEN project

Lucie Gerber

Post-Doc with Goran Nilsson, Oslo Norway

Robine Leeuwis


Post-Doc, Dept. of Biology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology  
Rachel Eisenberg

Ph.D. Student, Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia 
Émile Vadboncoeur
Ph.D. Student, Department of Biology, University of Ottawa 
Zoe Zrini

Currently working with the Fish Culture Section, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources

Ellen Peroni

Business Development Manager, Centre for Aquaculture Technologies Canada