Lab Alumni

Post Doctoral

  • Frasier, Brenna (2013-2014).  Population structure of bats. 
  • Pioz, Maryline (2008-09).  Ecology of the endangered mainland Nova Scotia moose population

PhD level

  • Burns, Lynne (2009-2014).  Dynamics of autumn swarming and population structure of little brown and northern myotis bat (Myotis lucifugus and M. septentrionalis).    
  • Patriquin, Krista (2004-2012; co-supervisor Dr. Marty Leonard at Dalhousie).  Genetic relatedness and sociality among northern long-eared bats. 

Masters level

  • Woelk Balzer, Evan (2019-2021) - Roost selection and mass variation patterns of temperate bats in eastern Canada
  • Grottoli, Adam (2019-2021) - The importance of long-term capture-mark-recapture archives for wildlife monitoring and research: Two examples from bat populations.
  • Phinney, Lori (2019-2020) - Long-term decline in bat activity using passive acoustic monitoring and an equipment correction factor in Nova Scotia, Canada. 
  • Oelbaum, Phillip (2017-2019) Stable isotope ecology of tropical bats.
  • Besler, Nicole (2016-2018) Torpor use of wild female little brown bats.
  • Fouts, Cody (2016-2018) Variation in the diet of little brown bats.
  • Appleby, Karissa (2014-2016) Do little brown bats (Myotis lucifugus) use conspecific calls and odours to find new roosts?
  • Irwin, Alicia (2012- 2014) Demographics and social dynamics of little brown bats at maternity colonies.
  • Segers, Jordi (2012-2014) Movement dynamics of the little brown bat (Myotis lucifugus) and the northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis) in Nova Scotia.
  • Johnson, Laura (2012-2014) Subtle population structuring found within northern long-eared bats (Myotis septentrionalis) inhabiting mainland Atlantic Canada (co-supervised with Tim Frasier).
  • Arseneault, Krista (2011-2013) Genetic population structure within and among little brown bat (Myotis lucifugus) maternity colonies within mainland Nova Scotia, Canada (co-supervised with Tim Frasier).
  • Lowe, Amanda (2010-2012). Swarming behaviour and fall roost-use of little brown bats (Myotis lucifugus), and Northern Long-eared Bats (M. septentrionalis) in Nova Scotia, Canada. 
  • Randall, Jennifer (2010-2011).  Identification and characterization of bat hibernacula in Nova Scotia.  Dalhousie University student.
  • Kendall, Cynthia (2008-2010).  The spatial distribution of moose (Alces alces) incisor breakage in Atlantic Canada and an evaluation of tooth chemical composition for inferential purposes.
  • Huynh, Howie (2007-2010; co-supervised with Dr. Don Stewart at Acadia).  Taxonomic studies on the tricolored bat, Perimyotis subflavus, in southwestern Nova Scotia, Canada.
  • Park, Allysia (2008-2010).  Factors affecting the distribution and roost-site selection of bats on the island of Newfoundland
  • Poissant, Joe (2007-2009).  Social ecology of eastern pipistrelle bats in SW Nova Scotia.
  • Clough, Michael (2005-2007).  Incisor integrity of North American moose (Alces alces) and the possible effects on population age structure
  • Henderson, Lynne (2005-2007). The effects of forest fragmentation on the forest-dependent northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis).
  • Farrow, Lesley (2005-2007).  Distribution of a population of eastern pipistrelle bats (Perimyotis subflavus) in southwest Nova Scotia relative to landscape factors
  • Garroway, Colin (2004-2006).  Social ecology of the northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis).

Honours level

  • Patel, Deep (2021). Investigating key personality differences between big brown bat individuals
  • Brown, Amanda (2015-16). Inferring haplotype and population structure of the mite Spinturnix americanus between two host species, M. lucifugus and M. septentrionlis, via cytochrome B sequencing. (co-supervised with Tim Frasier)
  • Oelbaum, Phillip (2015-2016, Dalhousie U) Stable isotope analysis reveals structure in the diet of a neotropical bat community in northern Belize.
  • Perrimanm Ben (2014) Development of a suite of Y-chromosome markers for bats (co-supervised with Tim Frasier)
  • Lawrence, Lissa (2012) Patterns of roosting association in a maternity colony of little brown bats (Myotis lucifugus).
  • Czenze, Zenon (2011) Ectoparasite community structure of two bats from the Maritimes of Canada (Myotis lucifugus and M. septentrionalis).
  • Hearn, Ryan (2010) An investigation of spatial variation in the dietary niche breadth of little brown and northern long-eared bats in eastern Canada using stable isotope analysis (supervised through Mount Saint Vincent University).
  • Corkum, Jessica (2008) Small spatial scales patterns of association of eastern pipistrelle with site factors.
  • Coombs, Andrea (2007) Analysis of movement patterns of GPS-collared moose from an endangered population on mainland Nova Scotia relative to forest structure and roads.
  • Poissant, Joseph (2007) Ectoparasites of bats and the development of a protocol for the identification of Myotis species at Hayes Cave.
  • Tutty, Bridget (2007) Temporal variation in bat activity at two hibernacula in Nova Scotia: Spring emergence, fall immergence and management concerns.
  • Akerman, Gareth (2005) Social attraction and common tern (Sterna hirundo) nest-site selection at a newly established ternary. (co-supervised with Dr. C. Barber)
  • Corning, Lesley (2005) Species diversity and the effects of forest fragmentation on bats on Prince Edward Island.
  • Rockwell, Lisa (2005). Species diversity of and geographic distribution of bats in mainland Nova Scotia
  • Garroway, Colin (2005) Inter- and intra-specific temporal variation in the activity of bats at two Nova Scotia hibernacula.
  • Lewis, Chris (2004) Spatial segregation of foraging space by three Nova Scotia bat species.

Co-op Students

  • Nguyen, Felicia (2021)