Margaret Docker

Associate Professor

Office 505 Buller
(204) 474-8831

Research Interests

Biodiversity, Ecology and Environment, evolutionary biology, molecular systematics and phylogeography, population genetics, conservation genetics of fish (particularly lampreys and salmonids), genetic basis of parallel phenotypic evolution, life history diversity and evolution (particularly in lampreys), environmental DNA (eDNA) for monitoring of secretive aquatic organisms

Recent Publications

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Important Date

June 4 – June 8: Convocation Ceremony (Fort Garry Campus)

Upcoming Seminars

General seminar: Lisa Hoogenboom, PhD Proposal: “Nitrogen movement across the intestine of elasmoranchs” — Tuesday, May 22 at 10:30 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Chloe Warret-Rodrigues, PhD Proposal: “Interactions between red foxes and Arctic foxes on the southern Arctic tundra” — Tuesday, May 22 at 2 p.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: William Bugg, PhD. Proposal: “Effects of early rearing conditions on the transcriptome of Lake Sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens)” — Wednesday, May 23 at 1 p.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Garett Allen, PhD Proposal: “Acid-base regulation in Stenohaline Osmoconforming Crustaceans” — Thursday, May 24 at 9 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Haoran Chen, PhD Proposal: “Nitrogen fixing plant evolution: the major factors affecting biological nitrogen fixation” — Friday, May 25 at 2 p.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Ashley Tripp, MSc. Defense: “Temperature and pCO2: single and combined effects of climate change parameters on acid-base regulation in Louisiana red swamp crayfish” — Monday, May 28 at 10 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.