Multi-disciplinary research at BMSC

BMSC is a leader in multi-disciplinary research, providing a center for collaborative investigation in a diverse array of basic and applied sciences.

Research areas include effects of climate change on intertidal communities, invasive species, energy generation from tidal action, fish physiology, rockfish recruitment on the borders of marine protected areas, evolution and adaptation of form and function across wave exposure gradients, evolution of sex determination in a polygenic system, interactions between ecological processes, natural and sexual selection, and molecular evolution in subtidal marine invertebrates, predicting the occurrence and strength of selection on the rate of adaptation to new environments in stickleback, to name a few.

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University of Victoria

Dr. Heather Alexander

Research Associate

University of British Columbia

Derek Somo

Graduate Student

Dr. Jeffrey Richards


Dr. Christopher Harley

Associate Professor

University of Calgary

Dr. Heather Jamniczky

Assistant Professor

Tegan Barry

Graduate Student

Dr. Mindi Summers

Instructor; Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

Dr. Sean Rogers

Associate Professor

Dr. David Goldblum

Department Head, Associate Professor

Dr. Lesley Rigg

Dean of Science

University of Alberta

Dr. Lindsey Leighton

Associate Professor

Dr. Ted Allison

Associate Professor

Other University

Dr. Brian Polagye

Assistant Professor
University of Washington

Dr. Carlos Robles

California State Los Angeles

Dr. Don Levitan

Florida State University

Dr. Elizabeth Boulding

University of Guelph

JP Hastey

Owner, Nova Harvest Ltd.
Nova Harvest Ltd.

Dr. Louis Gosselin

Associate Profesor
Thompson Rivers University

Dr. Russell Wyeth

Assistant Professor
St. Francis Xavier University,

Dr. Dan Bolnick

University of Texas at Austin

Dr. Gary Anderson

Associate Professor
University of Manitoba

Dr. Heidi Schultz

Assistant Professor
Pacific Lutheran University

Dr. Suzie Currie

Professor, Department Head
Mount Allison University

Dr. Yoel Stuart

Post-Doctoral Researcher
University of Texas at Austin