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BROWN, Adam Oliver »


Adam Oliver Brown

Science Lecturer
Assistant professor
Faculty of Science
Biology

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Office: 613-562-5800 (6308)
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I am an ecologist with an expertise in science communication to the general public, the public understanding of science, the scholarship of teaching and learning Science, as well as working to develop effective teaching techniques and technologies to help students learn Biology at the undergraduate level of University. I have also been involved in the production, scripting and hosting of TV and radio shows and documentaries (CBC The Nature of Things, TVOkids Finding Stuff Out & The Prime Radicals).

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ISMAIL, Nafissa »


Assistant professor
Faculty of Social Sciences
School of Psychology

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Office: 613-562-5800 ext. 4176
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Critical periods of development are marked by important physiological and neural changes. These changes shape behavior and set the stage for the vulnerability of diseases in adulthood. Exposure to stressors during these critical periods can have profound long-lasting effects on brain function and can increase the risk of psychopathology later in life. While it is possible to reduce exposure to certain environmental stressors, other stressors, such as sickness, are almost unavoidable. My research interests are to investigate the neurochemical mechanisms through which immune challenge and hormones during the prenatal and pubertal periods alter behavior. The behavioral outcomes that I am examining are social behaviors, depression and cognition. I use small rodents, such as laboratory mice and rats, to gain mechanistic insight into these questions.

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MORAND-FERRON, Julie »


Assistant professor
Assistant professor
Faculty of Science
Biology

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The major goal of my research is to understand how cognition (learning, memory and decision-making) is shaped by the selective environment. My research is focused on avian foraging and social behaviour, using mainly experiments in the field but also captive studies, as well as comparative methods. I use an integrated approach, drawing from behavioural ecology, cognitive ecology and evolutionary ecology.

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