Principal Investigator: 


Hugh MacIsaac


PhD Students:

Jinmei Zi- The effect of cyanobacteria exudates in exponential growth phase on endangered fish species

Wenwen Cai: Sensitivity differencess among native and invasive fishes to cyanobacterial stress (Yunnan University)

Kabir Alamgir - Change in dietary interactions between native and invasive fish under cyanobacterial blooms in Dianchi Lake. 

​MSc Students:

Justin Barker- Determination and application of the optimal species distribution model for arthropod vectors

Kai Zhang - Detection of endangered fish in Plateau lakes, China, using eDNA


Keira Harshaw - Molecular toxicity of Microcystis exudates to Great Lakes' fishes

Chunxiao Sun - Fish cell-line tests to assess cyanobacterial toxicity.  Co-supervised by Dr. Xuexiu Chang


Ian Smith - Invasive goldfish eDNA concentration analysis to determine population abundance in storm drains

Postdoctoral Fellows:

Dylan Xia - Hydrodynamic mixing and filtering effects of invasive mussels

Johanna Bradie-Simpkins - Colonization Pressure in invasion ecology

BSc thesis students:

Sara Ibrahim - Review of Assisted Colonization

Selina Al-Nazzal - Cyanobacteria effects on fish cell cultures

Madyson Gardner Costa - Predicting plant invasions after adjusting for propagule pressure

Yiyang Jin - Modeling spread of invasive Red-eared slider in Yunnan, China lakes.  Yunnan University