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Tuesday, December 11 • 16:40 - 19:00
Session d'affiches et cocktail / Poster session and cocktail

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(1) Asmaa Agoussar: Creation of synthetic wheat holobionts for increased drought resistance

(2) Roxane Archambault-Vermette : Caractérisation des laggs des tourbières ombrotrophes de l’est de l’Ontario

(3) Alex Arkilanian : The Effect of Relative Sampling Timeseries Length and Resolution on Early Warning Signals of Population Collapse

(4) Francis Beaudet : Les oiseaux marins comme bioindicateurs des changements saisonniers dans les milieux marins arctiques : une étude pilote à Tremblay Sound.

(5) Marc-Olivier Beausoleil : Temporally varying local selection revealed by fitness landscapes in Darwin’s finches

(6) Stefano Bettinazzi : Metabolic remodelling associated with mtDNA: insights into the  adaptive value of doubly uniparental inheritance of mitochondria

(7) Julie Botzas-Coluni : The effects of farmland heterogeneity on ecosystem services

(8) Daphné Bourget : Relation entre le comportement reproducteur, la condition, et la survie chez le patineur (Aquarius remigis)

(9) Marie-Hélène Carignan : Developing a respirometry method for marine invertebrates: a critical step toward assessing physiological plasticity to tropical hypoxia

(10) Sara Correa Garcia : Functional convergence in the rhizosphere of poplars growing in various contaminated soils

(11) Ève Courtois: Sélection de l'habitat de nidification chez l'Hirondelle bicolore (Tachycineta bicolor) en milieu agricole: une trappe écologique?

(12) Melodie de Jaham : Les conséquences de l'urbanisation sur le comportement d'approvisionnement des veuves noires de l'ouest.

(13) Anne de la Porte : Tracking nodule-generated H2 and its impacts on microbial community functioning in the rhizosphere of legume plants

(14) Gabrielle Ednie : Bat Acoustic Transect Survey at the Kenauk Institute

(15) Maxime Fraser Franco : Application of selection analysis to the behavior of videogame players

(16) Charlotte Giard-Laliberté : Microbial recruitment from a pre-adapted community to improve water-stress resistance of wheat

(17) Kyle Grant: The Annual Establishment and Succession of Endophyte Communities: Systemic Growth or Environmental Inoculation?

(18) Makayla Harrison : Linking mercury methylation to microbial community structure and diversity along the St. Maurice River in Québec, Canada

(19) Benjamin Larue : Spring molt in bighorn sheep: what are the drivers and is there individual plasticity?

(20) Louis Lazure : Cognition and tolerance of mammal mesopredators interacting with humans in protected areas

(21) Melanie-Louise Leblanc : Remote sensing time-series to inform seagrass conservation: a case study in northeastern New-Brunswick, Canada

(22) Liliana Quiza Moreno : Metagenomics of the wheat rhizosphere to engineerthe microbiome for healthier, more productive crop under low fertilization regimes.

(23) Itumeleng Moroenyane : Plant microbiome succession and assembly modulated by endogenous signal peptides in soybean (Glycine max)

(24) Pranav Pande: Metatranscriptomic responses of the wheat holobiont to drought intensity

(25) Catherine Pelletier : Impact des sons anthropiques sur le bien-être des animaux de zoo

(26) Camille Pelletier-Guittier: Télédétection d’aménagements agroforestiers linéaires : quantifier les effets de leur structure sur la faune

(27) Noémie Roy : Evaluating the biodiversity conservation potential of the network of marine protected areas in the St. Lawrence

(28) Jessé Roy-Drainville : L’Observatoire d’Oiseaux de Rimouski : suivre la migration des oiseaux dans l’Est du Québec

(29) Audrey Sigouin : Impact de l’intensification agricole sur l’activité d’une enzyme sanguine chez les oisillons de l’Hirondelle bicolore (Tachycineta bicolor)

(30) Timothy Thurman: Phenotypic change in response to introduced predators and competitors: a field experiment with Anolis lizards

(31) Louis-Philippe Toupin : Différences individuelles d’allocation et d’investissement dans la construction des veuves noires à différentes acquisitions

(32) Angelly Vasquez : Origin of worker-caste polymorphism in fungus-farming ants

(33) Sachin Medigeshi Harish : The drivers of population structure and community dynamics of dry forests in the Biligiri Rangaswamy Tiger Reserve (BRT) in Southern India

(34) Sophie Koch: Developmental characterization of the worker caste in a hyperdiverse genus of ants

(35) Ella Bowles: Rapid body size reduction and genomic change associated with harvesting within two generations in wild walleye populations

Speakers
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Asmaa Agoussar

Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique. Institut Armand-Frappier.
Creation of synthetic wheat holobionts for increased drought resistanceAsmaâ Agoussar, Hamed Azarbad, Etienne YergeauDrought is a limiting factor in agricultural production, and will become a major problem with the predicted climate changes. The relationships between the plant and... Read More →
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Roxane Archambault-Vermette

Université de Montréal
Caractérisation des laggs des tourbières ombrotrophes de l’est de l’OntarioRoxane Archambault-Vermette, Julie Talbot et Stéphanie Pellerin Les tourbières ombrotrophes sont habituellement considérées comme des écosystèmes relativement uniformes avec une diversité végétale... Read More →
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Alex Arkilanian

University of Zurich
The Effect of Relative Sampling Timeseries Length and Resolution on Early Warning Signals of Population CollapseAlex Arkilanian, Gaurav Baruah, Christopher F. Clements, Arpat OzgulNatural populations are increasingly threatened with collapse at the hands of expanding human populations... Read More →
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Francis Beaudet

Université du Québec À Rimouski
Les oiseaux marins comme bioindicateurs des changements saisonniers dans les milieux marins arctiques : une étude pilote à Tremblay Sound.F.Beaudet, A.Beardsell, M.Marcoux, J.BêtyDans l’ère de l’anthropocène, les écosystèmes de la planète font maintenant face à des taux... Read More →
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Marc-Olivier Beausoleil

McGill University
Temporally varying local selection revealed by fitness landscapes in Darwin’s finchesMarc-Olivier Beausoleil1,* Andrew P. Hendry, Luke O. Frishkoff, Leithen K. M’Gonigle, Joost A.M. Raeymaekers, Sarah A. Knutie, Luis Fernando De León, Sarah K. Huber, Jaime A. Chaves, Dale H... Read More →
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Stefano Bettinazzi

METABOLIC REMODELING ASSOCIATED WITH mtDNA: INSIGHTS INTO THE ADAPTIVE VALUE OF DOUBLY UNIPARENTAL INHERITANCE OF MITOCHONDRIAStefano Bettinazzi, Enrique Rodriguez, Liliana Milani, Pierre U. Blier, and Sophie BretonMitochondria produce energy through oxidative phosphorylation (OXPHOS... Read More →
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Julie Botzas-Coluni

McGill University
The effects of farmland heterogeneity on ecosystem servicesJulie Botzas-Coluni, Elena BennettLandscape simplification and the intensification of farming practices in agricultural landscapes is well-known to have negative effects on many ecosystem services. Given that re-introducing... Read More →
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Daphné Bourget

UQAM
Relation entre le comportement reproducteur, la condition, et la survie chez le patineur (Aquarius remigis)Les animaux possèdent une quantité d’énergie limitée et doivent donc faire des compromis dans l’allocation de cette énergie entre la reproduction et la survie. Les individus... Read More →
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Ella Bowles

Concordia University
Rapid body size reduction and genomic change associated with harvesting within two generations in wild walleye populationsElla Bowles*, Kia Marin, Pamela Macleod, Dylan J. FraserWhether or not exploited fishes experience evolutionary changes and the rate at which they occur will impact... Read More →
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Marie-Hélène Carignan

Developing a respirometry method for marine invertebrates: a critical step toward assessing physiological plasticity to tropical hypoxiaMarie-Hélène Carignan, Noelle M. Lucey, Mary Collins, Fanny Vermandele, and Piero CalosiTropical marine environments are commonly considered stable... Read More →
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Ève Courtois

Université de Sherbrooke
Sélection de l'habitat de nidification chez l'Hirondelle bicolore (Tachycineta bicolor) en milieu agricole: une trappe écologique?Ève Courtois, Dany Garant, Marc Bélisle Pour faire un choix d’habitat adaptatif, les organismes doivent être en mesure de reconnaître et de s’établir... Read More →
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Gabrielle Ednie

McGill University
Bat Acoustic Transect Survey at the Kenauk InstituteBy Gabrielle Ednie, Amélie Fontaine, Dr. Kyle Elliott In recent years, a fungus causing the White-Nose syndrome has severely affected hibernating bat species. This may have shifted the population dynamics of the eight bat species... Read More →
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Maxime Fraser Franco

Université du Québec à Montréal
Application of selection analysis to the behavior of videogame playersMaxime Fraser Franco, Pierre-Olivier Montiglio et Clint Kelly Individual animals vary in their ability to acquire resources partly as a consequence of ecological factors such as resource availability, competition... Read More →
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Sara Correa Garcia

INRS Institut Armand Frappier
Functional convergence in the rhizosphere of poplars growing in various contaminated soilsSara Correa-García, Karelle Rhault, Armand Séguin, Etienne YergeauRhizodegradation is a promising cleanup technology where microorganisms degrade soil contaminants in the rhizosphere. A symbiotic... Read More →
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Charlotte Giard-Laliberté

INRS-IAF
Microbial recruitment from a pre-adapted community to improve water-stress resistance of wheatCharlotte Giard-Laliberté1, Hamed Azarbad1, Julien Tremblay2, Étienne Yergeau1In the context of climate change, finding ways to rapidly adapt crops to abiotic stress would be a great asset... Read More →
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Kyle Grant

Concordia University
The Annual Establishment and Succession of Endophyte Communities: Systemic Growth or Environmental Inoculation?Fungal endophytes asymptomatically infect the tissues of virtually all known terrestrial plant species, altering the physiology and fitness of their hosts. Despite the potential... Read More →
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Sachin Medigeshi Harish

The drivers of population structure and community dynamics of dry forests in the Biligiri Rangaswamy Tiger Reserve (BRT) in Southern IndiaSachin M.H., Ganesan R. and Dayanandan S. In the tropics, regional scale events will have profound impact on the structure and dynamics of forests... Read More →
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Makayla Harrison

Concordia University
Linking mercury methylation to microbial community structure and diversity along the St. Maurice River in Québec, CanadaM. C. Harrison, M. Leclerc, D. E. Ponton, M. Amyot, A. J. Poulain, D. A. WalshMercury is a heavy element that occurs in aquatic environments through both natural... Read More →
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Melodie de Jaham

Université du Québec À Montréal
Les conséquences de l'urbanisation sur le comportement d'approvisionnement des veuves noires de l'ouest.L’urbanisation peut mener à la disparition des ressources utilisées par la faune mais peut parfois rendre de nouvelles ressources disponibles ou encore réduire la prédation... Read More →
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Sophie Koch

McGill University
Developmental characterization of the worker caste in a hyperdiverse genus of antsS. Koch and E. AbouheifThe hyperdiverse ant genus Pheidole is ecologically dominant and evolutionarily successful. All ant colonies have wing polyphenism, where a queen-laid embryo has the potential... Read More →
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Benjamin Larue

Université de Sherbrooke
Spring molt in bighorn sheep: what are the drivers and is there individual plasticity?Benjamin Larue, Fanie Pelletier and Marco Festa-BianchetFur facilitates thermoregulation and offers protection against harsh climatic condition in mammals. Because it is a non-living keratinous structure... Read More →
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Louis Lazure

Concordia University
Cognition and tolerance of mammal mesopredators interacting with humans in protected areasLouis Lazure, Robert WeladjiProtected areas management imposes anthropogenic pressure on wildlife by allowing recreational activities within them, which lead to many conflictual interactions... Read More →
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Melanie-Louise Leblanc

McGill University
Remote sensing time-series to inform seagrass conservation: a case study in northeastern New-Brunswick, Canada.Mélanie-L. LeBlanc, Armand LaRocque, Brigitte Leblon, Al Hanson, Murray Humphries Eelgrass (Zostera marina L.), a dominant seagrass species that grows along Atlantic coastlines... Read More →
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Liliana Quiza Moreno

INRS
Metagenomics of the wheat rhizosphere to engineerthe microbiome for healthier, more productive crop under low fertilization regimes.Liliana Quiza Moreno, Marc St- Arnaud, Etienne Yergeau The plant microbiome can both enhance or deteriorate the health of plants, and have enormous implications... Read More →
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Itumeleng Moroenyane

Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique
Plant microbiome succession and assembly modulated by endogenous signal peptides in soybean (Glycine max)Moroenyane, I., Laliberté, C., Tremblay, J and Yergeau, ÉManaged agricultural ecosystems are unique systems where crops and microbes are intrinsically linked and selected to... Read More →
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Pranav Pande

INRS-Institut Armand Frappier
Metatranscriptomic responses of the wheat holobiont to drought intensityPranav Pande, Hamed Azarbad, Julien Tremblay, Marc St-Arnaud, Etienne YergeauWheat production in western Canada is affected by increasing and recurring drought, with anticipated decreases of 20% in 2017 as compared... Read More →
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Catherine Pelletier

Concordia University
Impact des sons anthropiques sur le bien-être des animaux de zooCatherine Pelletier; Robert Weladji; Patrick Paré; Louis Lazure Les études sur l'impact des visiteurs et de la pollution sonore sur le bien-être animal en captivité ont généralement trouvé des effets négatifs... Read More →
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Camille Pelletier-Guittier

Université de Sherbrooke
Télédétection d’aménagements agroforestiers linéaires : quantifier les effets de leur structure sur la fauneCamille Pelletier-Guittier, Jérôme ThéauLa biodiversité du sud du Québec est fortement influencée par l’intensification agricole. Beaucoup d’habitats perdent... Read More →
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Anne de la Porte

Institut national de la Recherche Scientifique
Tracking nodule-generated H2 and its impacts on microbial community functioning in the rhizosphere of legume plantsAnne de la Porte, Étienne Yergeau, Philippe Constant Legume plants are involved in a mutualistic relationship with soilborne bacteria, known as rhizobia, fixing atmospheric... Read More →
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Noémie Roy

McGill University
Evaluating the biodiversity conservation potential of the network of marine protected areas in the St. LawrenceNoémie Roy, Elena M. Bennett, Dalal E.L. Hanna Marine protected areas (MPAs) play an important role in biodiversity conservation. However, in the St. Lawrence, MPAs vary... Read More →
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Jessé Roy-Drainville

UQAR
L’Observatoire d’Oiseaux de Rimouski : suivre la migration des oiseaux dans l’Est du QuébecJessé Roy-Drainville, Mikaël Jaffré, Dominique Berteaux & Joël Bêty Identifier et mesurer les effets des grands changements environnementaux actuels est un défi majeur pour les... Read More →
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Audrey Sigouin

Université de Sherbrooke
Impact de l’intensification agricole sur l’activité d’une enzyme sanguine chez les oisillons de l’Hirondelle bicolore (Tachycineta bicolor)Sigouin, A., M. Bélisle, D. Garant, F. PelletierDepuis les 50 dernières années, l’utilisation des pesticides en milieu agricole... Read More →
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Timothy Thurman

McGill University
Phenotypic change in response to introduced predators and competitors: a field experiment with Anolis lizardsTimothy J Thurman, Robert M Pringle, Rowan D H Barrett Whether due to climate change induced range expansion or human-mediated dispersal, the sudden arrival of a new species... Read More →
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Louis-Philippe Toupin

Université du Québec à Montréal
Différences individuelles d’allocation et d’investissement  dans la construction de toile des veuves noires  à différentes acquisitions de nourritureUn des grands défis pour expliquer le maintient de la variation du comportement animal est de comprendre comment les différentes... Read More →
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Angelly Vasquez

McGill University
Origin of worker-caste polymorphism in fungus-farming antsAngelly Vasquez, William Wcislo, Owen Mcmillan, Ehab AbouheifThe origin of polymorphic worker castes represents one of the major evolutionary events in ants. Generally, caste polymorphism is recognized primarily by the differences... Read More →


Tuesday December 11, 2018 16:40 - 19:00
Room ABCD, hallway and main lounge

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