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At BCCDC, I use DNA sequencing to understand how outbreaks of infectious disease start and how they spread. When not tracking bugs, I can often be found on CBC's The Nature of Things, guest-hosting science documentaries!

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In 2017, scientists found fossils dating back to at least 3.8 billion years ago. How have life forms changed since then - and why?

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As a consultant, I work on a variety of projects for industry, government, private landowners, developers and First Nations. My roles include field inventory, salvage work, third party technical review, reporting, and project management.

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Did you know that the ocean is full of very small but very useful creatures called microbes? Without them, none of the sea plants or animals you’ve seen would exist!

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Digital literacy and design thinking in action.

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The United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP) identifies marine plastic pollution as a top environmental concern. Marine plastics entangle wildlife and boat propellers, are ingested by marine animals, and alter oxygen transfer in environments.

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I coordinate and run the labs for some of the geological courses offered by the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences. This includes lab design, teaching, training teachers, and involvement in a few field trips and field schools.

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Arctic animals have features that help them thrive in a harsh environment. But the reverse is also true: many of these creatures depend on Arctic conditions to survive.

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For World Oceans Day we've brought together 10 top resources related to the health of our oceans

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I am responsible for development and maintenance of a fisheries standard, particularly those parts that deal with impacts of fishing on non-target and endangered species. I also work on trying to make the assessment process more efficient so more fisheries and stakeholders can effectively engage in the program.

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