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Thursday, December 15 • 16:45 - 19:00
Poster session and cocktail / Session d'affiches et cocktail

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Sabrina Rondeau Lutte biologique contre Varroa destructor avec l’acarien Stratiolaelaps scimitus: évaluation du risque de prédation envers le couvain d’abeille non-protégé 
Peter SchmidmayerStructure et fonctionnement des communautés benthiques intertidales d’habitats vulné-rables aux hydrocarbures dans l’Estuaire du Saint-Laurent 
Yuanzhi Li An experimental test of plant strategy theory with a globally calibrated CSR ordination tool 
Alexandre Raimbault Prédire la présence d’espèces arborescentes, arbustives et de fougères dans les marécages de la région de Québec 
Stéphanie Cimon Investigation of non-additive effects of multiple disturbances and stresses on a benthic eelgrass community   
Thomas Théry Use of four genes in revision of the genus Essigella Del Guercio, 1909 (Sternorrhyncha Aphididae Lachninae) 
Michelle GrosZooplankton community and size structure responses to a nutrient press in shallow experimental ponds
Raphaëlle Dubois Optimisation du protocole FungiResp pour estimer la biomasse microbienne sur les feuilles mortes  
Mariana Tiné Les changements du territoire des milieux humides entre les 3e et 4e Inventaires Écoforestiers du Québec dans la région administrative de l’Abitibi-Témiscamingue-QC  
Sacha C. Engelhardt Evolution of menopause and reproductive conflict between generations in a pre-industrial human population 
Esteban Góngora Characterization of the microbiome of thick-billed murres and its association with prey specialization
Antoine TardifRevégétalisation naturelle d’un site minier par les traits fonctionnels de plante
Arjuna Rajakumar Evaluating inter-individual variation in Reproductive Constraint in the Florida carpenter ant Camponotus floridanus 
Rachael Ryan & Ilke Geladi Assessing Health Impacts of Livestock Grazing on Two Ungulate Species in Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary, India  
Francisco Neira Valeurs de la biodiversité qui s’expriment à travers des pratiques de subsistance de différentes communautés ethniques rurales du sud de l’Équateur 
Thomas Lazarus Linking individual characteristics with foraging strategies in seabirds 
Katherine Monette Répartition géographique d’une espèce en déclin et ses hybrides : une fenêtre sur leur passé 
Gaspar Legendre Quaking aspen, forest tent caterpillars and ants: a boreal ant-plant mutualism?
Eva Delmas The local structure of trophic interactions influences communities' biomass and productivity 
Angelika Aleksieva Oceanographic features associated with migration routes and staging areas of Ancient Murrelets breeding in Haida Gwaii 
Chloé Frédette Adapter la technologie de système à effluent nul par lit de saules au traitement de lixiviats contaminés  
Natalie J. Thimot Potential Cues Used By Brood Parasitic Waterfowl 
Laura Chouinard-Thuly Cortisol release does not decrease over time in male guppies or in females with stressful developmental experience 
Solène Sagne Needle traits affect pre-budburst mining success of spruce budworm larvae 
Jeanne Clermont Défense du nid, personnalité et succès reproducteur chez la bernache du Canada 
Katherine Hebert Community assembly of island mammal metacommunities: The role of the regional species pool 
Dickson Wong Incorporating optimal foraging theory and the environmental matching hypothesis into invader impact prediction  
Émile Brisson-Curadeau Utiliser le guillemot de Brünnich comme espèce indicatrice des changements climatiques 
Kevin Duclos Of mice and blobs: 3D methods for the shape analysis of amorphous objects
Mylène Dufour Aller sous l'eau pour comprendre le comportement des canards de mer - Cartographie des communautés benthiques à East Bay, Nunavut 
Ariel Greiner Habitat Connectivity Impacts Ecosystem Functioning 
Amaël Le Squin Étude théorique des facteurs clefs influençant les taux de migration des arbres 
Mathieu Monfette Intégration et processus d’appropriation des connaissances scientifiques d’une communauté autochtone dans le contexte hydrologique de la rivière George, Québec.
Nafisa Sarwath Implementation Challenges of Biodiversity Conservation Policies 
Julian Wittische Gone with the Wind? 
Thomas Zgirski Disentangling cumulative human impacts on three altricial cavity nesting birds. An ecophysiological and ecotoxicological approach.  
Idaline Laigle Species traits as drivers of food web structure
Pierre Legagneux Our house is burning and we are looking elsewhere: climate change vs biodiversity loss coverage in the media 
Travis Chen Decoding the development of a model ant species, the carpenter ant. 
Dominic Donkor How do spruce budworm metabolize plant host toxins? 
Pranav Pande Microbial factors involved in improved plant resistance to abiotic stresses



 

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Angelika Aleksieva

Oceanographic features associated with migration routes and staging areas of Ancient Murrelets breeding in Haida GwaiiAngelika Aleksieva, Kyle ElliottMCGILL UNIVERSITYMarine animals migrate across vast distances, presumably to find areas of high net energy gain and/or low predation... Read More →
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Alexandre Beaudoin

Analyse de la gouvernance des projets de corridors écologiques à Montréal Alexandre BEAUDOINUNIVERSITÉ DU QUÉBEC EN OUTAOUAISCities, where 54% of the population is concentrated worldwide, and 81% in the case of Canada, are under important pressure, disrupting the ecosystem services... Read More →
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Émile Brisson-Curadeau

Thick-billed Murres Doing the Job for UsÉmile Brisson-Curadeau, Kyle ElliottMcGillClimate change will affect the dynamic of the Arctic marine ecosystem. How could we monitor these changes in an inexpensive but efficient way? The Thick-billed murre, an Arctic deep-diving bird... Read More →
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Travis Chen

Decoding the development of a model ant species, the carpenter ant.Travis ChenMCGILL UNIVERSITYAnts are a hyper diverse family, with an estimate of over 22,000 species, and it has been the subject of a multitude of studies, including developmental plasticity, gene network evolution... Read More →
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Laura Chouinard-Thuly

Cortisol release does not decrease over time in male guppies or in females with stressful developmental experienceChouinard-Thuly, L., Reddon, A.R., Leris, I., Earley, R.L., Reader S.M.MCGILL UNIVERSITYThe stress response is an integrated set of behavioural and physiological changes... Read More →
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Stéphanie Cimon

Investigation of non-additive effects of multiple disturbances and stresses on a benthic eelgrass communityCimon, S., Cusson M.UNIVERSITé DU QUéBEC à CHICOUTIMIMany ecosystems are facing environmental change and anthropogenic pressures that may affect communities in terms of both... Read More →
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Jeanne Clermont

Les bernaches du Canada ajustent leur date de ponte à la température maximale au printempsJeanne Clermont, Denis Réale, Jean-François GirouxUNIVERSITÉ DU QUÉBEC à MONTRÉALPlusieurs études ont montré l’effet des changements climatiques sur la phénologie de la reproduction... Read More →
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Eva Delmas

The local structure of trophic interactions influences communities' biomass and productivityEva Delmas, Daniel B. Stouffer et Timothée PoisotUNIVERSITÉ DE MONTRÉALAmongst the consequences of the anthropogenic-driven crisis is the emergence of novel communities with changed diversities... Read More →
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Dominic Donkor

How do spruce budworm metabolize plant host toxins? | Dominic Donkor, Emma Despland, Jackie Bede | CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY | The spruce budworm, Choristoneura fumiferana Clemens (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), is the most destructive insect defoliator of mixed boreal forest stands in eastern... Read More →
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Raphaëlle Dubois

Optimisation du protocole FungiResp pour estimer la biomasse microbienne sur les feuilles mortesRaphaëlle Dubois, Laura J. Raymond-Léonard, Laurence Codebecq, Tanya HandaUNIVERSITÉ DE SHERBROOKEFungiResp est une méthode permettant de quantifier le ratio entre la biomasse fongique... Read More →
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Kevin Duclos

Of mice and blobs: 3D methods for the shape analysis of amorphous objectsKevin Duclos, Heather JamniczkyUNIVERSITÉ DE MONTRÉAL/UNIVERSITY OF CALGARYMorphometric techniques are at the center of the study of form and function. Over the past three decades, these techniques have evolved... Read More →
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Mylène Dufour

Aller sous l'eau pour comprendre le comportement des canards de mer - Cartographie des communautés benthiques à East Bay, NunavutMylène Dufour, Philippe Archambault, Joël Bêty, Grant GilchristUQAR - ISMERLes écosystèmes actuellement en place en Arctique sont dominés par un... Read More →
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Sacha C. Engelhardt

Evolution of menopause and reproductive conflict between generations in a pre-industrial human population.Sacha C. Engelhardt, Patrick Bergeron, Alain Gagnon, Lisa Y. Dillon and Fanie Pelletier.UNIVERSITÉ DE SHERBROOKEPost-reproductive lifespan (PRLS) is the time between the age... Read More →
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Chloé Frédette

Adapter la technologie de système à effluent nul par lit de saules au traitement de lixiviats contaminésChloé Frédette, Yves Comeau et Jacues BrissonUNIVERSITÉ DE MONTRÉALLes eaux de pluie ayant percolé sur du bois traité accumulent des polluants et doivent être traitées... Read More →
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Ilke Geladi

Assessing Health Impacts of Livestock Grazing on Two Ungulate Species in Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary, IndiaRachael Ryan, Ilke GeladiMCGILL UNIVERSITYKedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary is an ecosystem in which the ungulate community is under pressure from competition from livestock, leading... Read More →
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Ariel Greiner

Habitat Connectivity Impacts Ecosystem FunctioningAriel Greiner, Dr. Patrick Thompson, Dr. Andrew GonzalezMCGILL UNIVERSITYHabitat loss is fragmenting natural ecosystems worldwide - resulting in the loss of biodiversity and the degradation of ecosystem functioning and the many benefits... Read More →
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Michelle Gros

Zooplankton community and size structure responses to a nutrient press in shallow experimental pondsMichelle Gros, Rachel Giles, Josephine Iacarella, Alessandra Giani, Jennifer Barrow, Irene Gregory-EavesMCGILL UNIVERSITYIn shallow lakes, anthropogenic stressors causing eutrophication... Read More →
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Esteban Góngora

Characterization of the microbiome of thick-billed murres and its association with prey specializationEsteban Góngora, Lyle Whyte, and Kyle ElliottMCGILL UNIVERSITYIndividual prey specialization is very common among generalist predator species. Thick-billed murres (Uria lomvia) from... Read More →
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Katherine Hebert

Community assembly of island mammal metacommunities: The role of the regional species poolKatherine HebertCONCORDIA UNIVERSITYOne of community ecology’s main goals is to understand community assembly, which involves teasing apart the ecological, evolutionary, and biogeographic processes... Read More →
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Idaline Laigle

Idaline Laigle UNIVERSITÉ DU QUÉBEC À RIMOUSKI The mechanisms driving the relationships between species diversity, ecologicalinteractions, and ecosystem functioning remain largely unknown in multi-trophic systems. The success of trait-based approaches at analyzing theassembly... Read More →
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Thomas Lazarus

Turn! Turn! Turn! To everything there is a reason: Finding where animals turn with the change-point rest algorithm Thomas Lazarus, Graham Sorenson, Cédric Sueur, Yan Ropert-Coudert, Kyle ElliottMCGILL UNIVERSITYThick-billed murres are Arctic seabirds that have a wide range of prey... Read More →
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Pierre Legagneux

Our house is burning and we are looking elsewhere: climate change vs biodiversity loss coverage in the mediaQCBS symposium 2016, Montreal – Abstract submissionRopars P1,2,3, Legagneux P1,2,3, Archambault P4, Bêty J1,2,3, Berteaux D1,2,3, Casajus N1, Cazelles K1,2, Chevallier C1,2,3,4... Read More →
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Gaspar Legendre

Quaking aspen, forest tent caterpillars and ants: a boreal ant-plant mutualism?Legendre G., Despland E.CONCORDIA UNIVERSITYQuaking aspen (Populus tremuloides) possesses extrafloral nectaries (EFN) on some of its leaves, and we test if ants attracted to these nectaries prey on young... Read More →
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Yuanzhi Li

An experimental test of plant strategy theory with a globally calibrated CSR ordination toolYuanzhi Li, Bill ShipleyUNIVERSITE DE SHERBROOKEGrime’s CSR theory has been proposed as a framework for describing major axes of variation in plants’ functional attributes and for analyzing... Read More →
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Katherine Monette

Répartition géographique d’une espèce en déclin et ses hybrides : une fenêtre sur leur passé.Katherine Monette et Bernard AngersUNIVERSITÉ DE MONTRÉALLa répartition géographique des espèces est fortement influencée par les changements climatiques. Dans les régions o... Read More →
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Mathieu Monfette

Intégration et processus d’appropriation des connaissances scientifiques d’une communauté autochtone dans le contexte hydrologique de la rivière George, Québec. Mathieu MonfetteUNIVERSITÉ DE MONTRÉALLa rivière George est l’une des dernières rivières d’importance du... Read More →
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Francisco Neira

Valeurs de la biodiversité qui s’expriment à travers des pratiques de subsistance de différentes communautés ethniques rurales du sud de l’ÉquateurFrancisco NeiraUNIVERSITÉ DE SHERBROOKELes points chauds de biodiversité (« hotspots ») sont des zones d’une grande concentration... Read More →
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Pranav Pande

Microbial factors involved in improved plant resistance to abiotic stresses Hamed Azarbad, Étienne Yergeau While abiotic stress resistance may be conferred by the plant genome, relationships with microbes can also provide improved tolerance or protection from environmental stressors... Read More →
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Alexandre Raimbault

Prédire la présence d’espèces arborescentes, arbustives et de fougères dans les marécages de la région de QuébecAlexandre Raimbault et Monique PoulinUNIVERSITÉ LAVALEn 2050, selon les Nations Unies, 70% de la population mondiale vivra en zones urbaines(Nations, 2014) . A... Read More →
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Arjuna Rajakumar

Evaluating inter-individual variation in Reproductive Constraint in the Florida carpenter ant Camponotus floridanusArjuna Rajakumar; Dr. Ehab AbouheifMCGILLA fundamental question in biology is how genes interact with their social environment during organismal development, and how... Read More →
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Sabrina Rondeau

Lutte biologique contre Varroa destructor avec l’acarien Stratiolaelaps scimitus: évaluation du risque de prédation envers le couvain d’abeille non-protégéSabrina Rondeau, Olivier Samson-Robert, Pierre Giovenazzo et Valérie FournierUNIVERSITÉ LAVALLe déclin des populations... Read More →
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Rachael Ryan

Assessing Health Impacts of Livestock Grazing on Two Ungulate Species in Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary, IndiaRachael Ryan, Ilke GeladiMCGILL UNIVERSITYKedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary is an ecosystem in which the ungulate community is under pressure from competition from livestock, leading... Read More →
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Solène Sagne

Needle traits affect pre-budburst mining success of spruce budworm larvaeS.Sagne, G.Legendre, E.Despland, D.Pureswaran, A. Fuentalba-Morales, E.BauceCONCORDIA UNIVERSITYEarly larval mortality of numerous insect species can contribute to the dynamic of insect outbreaks, yet causes... Read More →
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Nafisa Sarwath

Implementation Challenges of Biodiversity Conservation PoliciesNafisa Sarwath and Dr. John FitzGibbonCONCORDIA UNIVERSITYIn a rapidly changing environment, management of natural resources is essential. Currently the world is undergoing a rapid loss of biodiversity through extinctions... Read More →
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Peter Schmidmayer

Structure et fonctionnement des communautés benthiques intertidales d’habitats vulné-rables aux hydrocarbures dans l’Estuaire du Saint-LaurentPeter Schmidmayer, Mathieu Cusson, Philippe Archambault, Chris McKindseyUQARDans l'estuaire du Saint-Laurent, il existe divers habitats... Read More →
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Amaël Le Squin

Etude théorique des facteurs clefs influençant les taux de migration des arbresAmaël Le SquinUNIVERSITÉ DE SHERBROOKEDe nombreuses études en dynamique forestière ont montré qu'il est important de prendre en compte les conditions abiotiques, la composition des communautés et... Read More →
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Antoine Tardif

Revégétalisation naturelle d’un site minier par les traits fonctionnels de planteAntoine Tardif, Bill Shipley, Sébastien RoyUNIVERSITÉ DE SHERBROOKEL'exploitation minière au Québec génère d'importantes dégradations environnementales. La restauration des sites miniers doit... Read More →
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Natalie J. Thimot

Potential Cues Used By Brood Parasitic WaterfowlNatalie J. Thimot, Kyle H. Elliott, Shawn R. Craik, Rodger D. TitmanMCGILL UNIVERSITYConspecific brood parasitism (CBP) is an alternative reproductive strategy wherein a female (the parasite) lays her eggs in the nest of another female... Read More →
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Thomas Théry

Use of four genes in revision of the genus Essigella Del Guercio, 1909 (Sternorrhyncha Aphididae Lachninae)Thomas Théry et Colin FavretUNIVERSITÉ DE MONTRÉALEssigella (Sternorrhyncha Aphididae Lachninae) is a genus of aphids living on the needles of Pinaceae. Because of the difficult... Read More →
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Mariana Tiné

Les changements du territoire des milieux humides entre les 3e et 4e Inventaires Écoforestiers du Québec dans la région administrative de l’Abitibi-Témiscamingue-QCMariana Tiné, Liliana Perez, Roberto MolownyUNIVERSITÉ DE MONTREALLes milieux humides sont des systèmes très... Read More →
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Julian Wittische

Gone with the Wind?Julian Wittische, Patrick M.A. JamesUNIVERSITÉ DE MONTRÉALDispersal is an especially important process when the general movement of individuals and populations are necessary for survival in an increasingly fragmented world, or when it constitutes a threat to other... Read More →
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Dickson Wong

Incorporating optimal foraging theory and the environmental matching hypothesis into invader impact prediction Dickson Wong, Anthony RicciardiMCGILL UNIVERSITYThe round goby (Neogobius melastomus) is an invasive bottom dwelling fish in the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River basin... Read More →
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Thomas Zgirski

Disentangling cumulative human impacts on three altricial cavity nesting birds. An ecophysiological and ecotoxicological approach.Zgirski T., Vézina F., Legagneux P.UNIVERSITÉ DU QUÉBEC à RIMOUSKIHuman activities induce multiple stressors that organisms have to cope with in their... Read More →


Thursday December 15, 2016 16:45 - 19:00 EST
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