Biology

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.

Working to eradicate invasive species

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

Andrew MuirAndrew Muir, scientific director of the Great Lakes Fishery Commission, will deliver a keynote lecture to open the annual meeting of the Canadian Society of Zoologists, May 13 at the St. Clair Centre for the Arts.

Protecting Great Lakes fisheries subject of conference keynote

The annual meeting of one of Canada’s largest organization of researchers focused on the study of animals is coming to Windsor.

New York City skyline including the Tribute in LightArtificial light — including at the Tribute in Light in New York City — disorients nocturnal migratory birds, UWindsor ornithologist Dan Mennill writes in an article for the Conversation.

Turning out the lights can save birds’ lives: professor

The artificial lights produced by humans disrupt the migration of birds, often with fatal consequences, says UWindsor ornithologist Dan Mennill.

Lisa PorterA team led by UWindsor biologist Lisa Porter has received a federal grant of more than $1 million to advance research on an aggressive form of brain cancer.

Cancer research gets $1 million funding boost

A team led by UWindsor biologist Lisa Porter has received a federal grant of more than $1 million to advance research on an aggressive form of brain cancer.