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Tuesday, December 15 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Poster session | Session d'affiches

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Effects of Global Change
  1. Anna Crofts :  Field-based insight and future directions: Applying hyperspectral imaging to forest biodiversity assessment in south-eastern Québec.
  1. Brit van Amerom and Jake Lawlor : How have we detected range shifts? A review and synthesis. 
  1. Louis Moisan : When Arctic migratory species connect tundra with the rest of the globe: the case of Bylot Island
  1. Zoé Ribeyre : Le polymorphisme épigénétique : une nouvelle source de variation phénotypique face aux évènements climatiques extrêmes chez les arbres forestiers ?
  1. Alix Pugeaut : Le potentiel adaptatif de l'érable à sucre face au changement climatique
  1. Léonie Carignan-Guillemette : Influence de la composition floristique et du climat sur la diversité des pollinisateurs dans les coupes forestières

Population Ecology 
  1. Pamela Yataco : Defoliator diversity of Picea glauca in plantation and natural mix-wood forest
  1. Rolando Trejo Pérez : Revégétalisation de sols mis à nu: un outil pour limiter l’établissement des espèces indésirables
  1. Romy Léger-Daigle : Summertime dynamics of eelgrass (Zostera marina) from meadow-scale to tissue-scale in the St-Lawrence Estuary  
  1. Francis Banville : Trophique-METE: une théorie de l'entropie maximale de l'écologie des réseaux
  1. Thibault Bourdin : Évaluation de la distribution et de la diversité génétique de trois pathogènes opportunistes (Serratia marcescens, Pseudomonas aeruginosa et Stenotrophomonas maltophilia) dans les éviers de deux unités de soins intensifs néonatals.

Ecology and Evolution 
  1. Stéphanie Moreau : Contribution relative des effets génétiques, développementaux et de l’environnement immédiat à la variation dans la structure de la toile des araignées veuves noires (Latrodectus hesperus).
  1. Jessica Dozois : Le rôle des miARNs ayant trait à l’acquisition des ressources azotées par les plantes
  1. Megan Thompson : Variation in cities

Trophic Interactions
  1. Anne De la Porte : Trace gases shaping soil microbial communities functioning
  1. Raphael Tremblay : Resource and non-resource effects of detritus on species persistence in trophic dynamics
  1. Colette Ethier : Herbivory damage stratification of sugar maple
  1. Lotte Skovmand Jensen : A meta-analysis study of seasonality and herbivory effects on plant secondary metabolites

Biodiversity and Society
  1. Carina Rauen Firkowski : Network monitoring of social-ecological systems for biodiversity and ecosystem services sustainability in human-dominated landscapes
  1. Richard Boivin : Evaluating regional patterns of traditional wildlife harvest in northern Quebec
  1. Esteban Gongora : Evaluating the hydrocarbon biodegradation potential of Canadian Arctic beaches for the development of an appropriate bioremediation strategy in the case of a fuel spill in the Northwest Passage
  1. Marie Dade : Property rights play a pivotal role in the distribution of ecosystem services among beneficiaries
  1. Serena Sinno : Floral resource diversity or floral resource quality: understanding the mechanisms that shape wild bee communities
  1. Jonathan Cole : Changes in landscape structure in the Adirondack to Laurentians (A2L) region from 1992-2018: Identifying trends in land use/land cover change and fragmentation.
  1. Antoine Hénault : Stress et isolation spatiale des toits verts: Aucune évidence d’effet sur la richesse microbienne, mais microbiome distinct des parcs urbains
  1. Norma Forero : Applying Universal Differential Equations to models of disease ecology 

Behavioural Ecology
  1. Katherine Lapointe : Différences dans les comportements sexuels et de préparation à la diapause entre les générations printanières et estivales de la punaise terne (Lygus lineolaris)
  1. Ilse Esparza : Upwelling is associated with a strong link between reproductive success and timing in a tropical seabird
  2. Maëliss Hoarau : Hormones, the behaviours'puppet masters : Effect of an experimental corticosterone elevation on foraging behaviour and body mass in prebreeding greylag geese
  3. Linley Sherin : The enemy within: the origin and diversification of parasitoid flies


Francis Banville

Student Speaker | Étudiant.e
La théorie de l'entropie maximale de l'écologie (mieux connue sous son acronyme anglais METE) prédit plusieurs distributions macroécologiques d'intérêt en biologie de la conservation. À partir d'une poignée de variables d'état caractérisant une communauté biologique (e.g... Read More →

Richard Boivin

Student Speaker | Étudiant.e
There has been a resurgent interest in Indigenous traditional food systems and wildlife use, however recent documentation of traditional harvest is lacking for northern Quebec. Detailed harvest surveys by the James Bay and Northern Québec Native Harvesting Research Committee for... Read More →

Thibault Bourdin

Student Speaker | Étudiant.e
La connaissance des niches écologiques des pathogènes opportunistes (OP) est essentielle à la lutte contre les infections nosocomiales. Dans ce cadre, nous avons évalué la distribution et la diversité génétique de trois OP dans les éviers. Des échantillons de drains et robinets... Read More →

Léonie Carignan-Guillemette

Student Speaker | Étudiant.e
Les abeilles sauvages et les syrphes sont des pollinisateurs d’une grande importance. Au Québec, ils ont largement été étudiés en milieu agricole, mais très peu en milieu forestier. Les interrogations sont nombreuses concernant l’effet du climat futur sur ces organismes... Read More →

Jonathan Cole

Student Speaker | Étudiant.e
The landscape between the Laurentian Mountains in Québec and the Adirondack Mountains in New York State is one of three north-south wildlife movement linkages that connect natural areas in Southeastern Canada with Northeastern United States. This region boasts a wide variety of habitats... Read More →

Anna Crofts

Student Speaker | Étudiant.e
To date, Québec’s forests have experienced major transformations as a result of human activities and ongoing anthropogenic pressures promise to further alter forest biodiversity patterns. Contemporary forests grow on lands with variable histories of land-use (e.g., timing and intensity... Read More →

Marie Dade

Postdoctoral fellow | Postdoctorant.e
Property rights are fundamental institutions that set the rules for who is allowed to use, manage, and control natural resources. The literature on property rights over natural resources is well developed. However, property rights also govern who can obtain ecosystem services that... Read More →

Anne de la Porte

Student Speaker | Étudiant.e
Tropospheric trace gases concentrations are greatly regulated by soil bacteria consumption, which in turns have a tremendous impact on Earth’s climate. Hence, gaining knowledge about the ecophysiology of these bacteria, regarding various soil conditions as well as varying gas exposures... Read More →

Jessica Dozois

Student Speaker | Étudiant.e
Le paradigme caractérisant l‘interaction plante-microbiome cite l’exsudation de molécules solubles ou volatiles: acides organiques, acides gras, métabolites secondaires, protéines antimicrobiennes, acides aminés, ADN extracellulaire et sucres. Toutefois, nos résultats préliminaires... Read More →

Ilse Esparza

Student Speaker | Étudiant.e
For organisms living in seasonal environments, timing is key. It has been widely documented that Arctic and temperate seabird species follow seasonal pulses, matching their breeding events with productivity peaks. However, this idea has been much less explored in tropical species... Read More →

Colette Ethier

Student Speaker | Étudiant.e
Herbivore defoliation has a major effect on temperate forest degradation, and it is important to have a good understanding of the damages it causes. Herbivore distribution and damages seen on leaves can be affected by various abiotic and environmental factors including vertical stratification... Read More →

Norma Forero

Student Speaker | Étudiant.e
Infectious diseases cause devastating illnesses in humans, crops, and livestock, among others. And despite our knowledge and the multiple strategies to reduce transmission, we still have outbreaks from known pathogens and the emergence of new diseases, without mention how these transmission... Read More →

Esteban Gongora

Student Speaker | Étudiant.e
Reduction of sea ice coverage in the sea ice in recent years across the Canadian Arctic has led to higher shipping activity for most types of vessels navigating Canadian Arctic waters. Expected increases in shipping across the Arctic may pose a danger of collision and shipwreck along... Read More →

Antoine Hénault

Student Speaker | Étudiant.e
Les toits verts sont de plus en plus utilisés comme des outils de mitigations contre les îlots de chaleur et pour la gestion des eaux pluviales. On reconnait maintenant le rôle essentiel du microbiome du sol pour de nombreuses fonctions écosystémiques. Cependant, on en connaît... Read More →

Maëliss Hoarau

Student Speaker | Étudiant.e

Katherine Lapointe

Research assistant | Assistante de recherche
Comprendre comment l’environnement d’un organisme façonne son comportement sexuel et de survie est important si on souhaite expliquer la diversité qu’on observe en nature. Pour ce faire, il est utile d’étudier ces comportements chez des espèces où les générations successives... Read More →

Romy Léger-Daigle

Student Speaker | Étudiant.e
Zostera marina is a prominent macrophyte in the temperate North Atlantic. Eelgrasses fulfill many ecological roles in coastal waters. They consolidate seabed, attenuate wave energy, and provide a hatchery, nursery, and shelter habitat for many species. In doing so, eelgrass meadows... Read More →

Louis Moisan

Student Speaker | Étudiant.e
At the end of the summer, tundra birds leave the tundra and often travel thousands of kilometers to reach diverse habitats such as the grasslands of South America, the shorelines of the Atlantic coast and the upwelling zones in West Africa. Habitats used as stopover sites and overwintering... Read More →
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Stéphanie Moreau

Student Speaker | Étudiante, UQAM
Les individus d’un grand nombre d’espèces montrent des différences de comportement constantes dans le temps et les situations. Pourquoi observe-t-on ces différences, alors que le processus de la sélection naturelle fait généralement tendre les traits phénotypiques vers... Read More →

Alix Pugeaut

Student Speaker | Étudiant.e
Les dérèglements climatiques actuels constituent une menace pour la biodiversité planétaire et les services écosystémiques qui lui sont liés. Lorsque les conditions climatiques varient de manière abrupte, comme observé en ce moment, les organismes vivants peuvent soit s’adapter... Read More →

Carina Rauen Firkowski

Postdoctoral fellow | Postdoctorant.e
Human population and its growing demands have triggered the worldwide erosion of biodiversity and instilled trade-offs amongst the ecosystem services we depend upon. Nevertheless, biodiversity and ecosystem services loss can still be attenuated if proactive and anticipatory strategies... Read More →

Zoé Ribeyre

Student Speaker | Étudiant.e
L’accroissement d’évènements climatiques extrêmes liés aux changements globaux inflige de lourdes perturbations de plus en plus perceptibles sur les écosystèmes forestiers. En effet, les forêts mondiales accuseraient déjà une forte mortalité liée à des évènements... Read More →

Serena Sinno

Student Speaker | Étudiant.e
There are many anthropogenic threats to the health and biodiversity of pollinators. However, wild bees can often thrive in urban areas. This is attributed to several factors, including the planting of many ornamental flowers and edible plants, as well as weedy floral species growing... Read More →

Lotte Skovmand Jensen

Student Speaker | Étudiant.e
Plants are constantly defending themselves against herbivory and coping with their surroundings. When we think of a defense, thorns and spines come to mind. However, a diverse system of chemical compounds is also produced by the plants to survive in their environment. These compounds... Read More →

Rolando Trejo Pérez

Student Speaker | Étudiant.e
Le blocage d’espèces indésirables (exotiques ou natives) est un enjeu particulièrement important dans le contexte des sols mis à nu lors d’activités humaines spécifiques. L'hypothèse de la résistance biotique à l’invasion (RBI) soutient que les communautés les plus... Read More →

Raphael Tremblay

Student Speaker | Étudiant.e
In ecosystems, matter such as detritus can have different roles like being recycled and consumed by organisms (resource effect) or acting as substrate or a structural component of the environment (non-resource effect). As most ecological models focus on one or the other of these roles... Read More →

Brit van Amerom

Student Speaker | Étudiant.e
co-presentation with Jake LawlorClimate change biogeography is a subject of increasing attention in recent years as species redistribute across environmental gradients in space. Empirical observations of species range shifts that have already occurred offer critical insights into... Read More →

Pamela Yataco

Student Speaker | Étudiant.e
The main defoliators of white spruce (Picea glauca) in mixed wood forest (Cook et al., 1978, MacLean and Ebert, 1999) and plantations (Hall et al., 1994) are outbreaking insects which cause great losses in the production of lumber. To identify the most damaging herbivorous species... Read More →

Linley Sherin

Student Speaker | Étudiant.e

Tuesday December 15, 2020 3:00pm - 4:00pm EST
Room 1 | Salle 1