Biology

Working to eradicate invasive species

UWindsor biologist Barbara Zielinski and team. From left to right: Front row: Gillian Hughes, Dr. Barbara Zielinski, Jenna Jones, Kaela Scott, Dr. Michelle Nevett.  Back row: Tina Suntres, Georgette Nader, Gianfranco Grande, Alexandra Zygowska, Karl BoyesUWindsor biologist Barbara Zielinski and team. From left to right: Front row: Gillian Hughes, Dr. Barbara Zielinski, Jenna Jones, Kaela Scott, Dr. Michelle Nevett. Back row: Tina Suntres, Georgette Nader, Gianfranco Grande, Alexandra Zygowska, Karl Boyes.

A UWindsor biologist and students use pheromone research to outsmart the invasive sea lampre, an eel-like fish in the Great Lakes.

Bench to commemorate late staffer

commemorative benchFriends and colleagues of the late Dorey (D.J.) Lafreniere will dedicate a campus bench in her memory on Monday, July 24.

The university community is invited to a ceremony Monday dedicating a bench to the memory of Dorey Lafreniere.

Motorcyclists wheel in to support fight against prostate cancer

Siyaram Pandey, Preston Harris, Shane Miles, Aldo DiCarlo, Ian France, Chris Houser, Douglas KnealeA donation of more than $43,000 will support research into treatments for prostate cancer. On hand for a cheque presentation Tuesday were (from left): professor Siyaram Pandey; Preston Harris of the Windsor Essex Prostate Cancer Support Group; Shane Miles, Aldo DiCarlo, Ian France of the Windsor-Essex Ride for Dad; dean of science Chris Houser; and provost Douglas Kneale.

A donation of more than $43,000 will support UWindsor research into using natural extracts to treat prostate cancer.

Great Lakes research centre provides state-of-the-art facility in LaSalle

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service fish biologist Ryan Schmidt, associate professor at the Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research Dr. Trevor Pitcher, UWindsor VP Research and Innovation Dr. Michael Siu and LaSalle Mayor Ken Antaya display a Lake SturgU.S. Fish & Wildlife Service fish biologist Ryan Schmidt, associate professor at the Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research Dr. Trevor Pitcher, UWindsor VP Research and Innovation Dr. Michael Siu and LaSalle Mayor Ken Antaya display a lake sturgeon at the grand opening of the Freshwater Restoration Ecology Centre.

The University of Windsor's Freshwater Restoration Ecology Centre officially opened its doors on Wednesday and will focus on the restoration of damaged ecosystems, invasive species biology and water quality.