Pat Walsh - People





Courtney Deck - Ph.D., Currently a postdoctoral fellow at North Carolina State Universiy (Stress Biology of Dogfish Sharks)

Jeremy Fulton - M.Sc., Currently employed in the pharmaceutical industry (Social signalling and urea excretion in the Gulf Toadfish)

Tammy Rodela - Ph.D., Currently a postdoctoral fellow at the University of British Columbia (Corticosteroid Regulation of Nitrogen Excretion in Toadfish)

Clémence Veauvy - Ph.D., Currently an Ecotoxicologist at CEFAS (Weymouth, UK) (Resistance of Toadfish to Ammonia Toxicity)

Tammy Laberge MacDonald - Ph.D., Currently a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Miami, School of Medicine (Molecular Aspects of Nitrogen Metabolizing Enzymes in Lungfish and Other Vertebrates)

Adam Ludwig - Ph.D., High School Teacher for Miami-Dade Public Schools Aplysia (Reproduction & Sperm Storage)

John Barimo, Ph.D - Currently an Assistant Professor at the University of the Virgin Islands (The adaptive significance of ureotelism in the gulf toadfish, Opsanus beta)

M. Lee Barber, M.S. - Earned a Ph.D. at Duke University, currently the Ecotoxicology Lab Manager, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University (The effects of hypercapnia and elevated ammonia levels on nitrogen excretion and acid-base regulation in the gulf toadfish Opsanus beta)

Tristan Fiedler, M.S. (co-advised by Dr. M. E. Clarke) - Earned a Ph.D. in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology from the Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami, then a Research Associate at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, currently a Research Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences and Vice President for Federal Research Programs and Corporate Relations at Florida Institute of Technology (The nutritional condition of larval Atlantic Menhaden, Brevoortia tyrannus, in the South Atlantic Bight)

Mónica Medina, Ph.D. - Was a postdoc at Marine Biological Lab & Calif Acad of Science, then a scientist at Joint Genome Institute, currently an Assistant Professor at University of California, Merced (Molecular systematics and population genetics of sea hares (Gastropoda: Opisthobranchia: Anaspidea))

Jeffrey Silberman, Ph.D. - Was a postdoc at Marine Biological Laboratory and Dalhousie University, currently an Associate Professor at University of Arkansas (Molecular variation in the spiny lobster Panulirus argus: recruitment aspects)


Dr. Christophe LeMoine - Molecular Control of Ornithine-Urea Cycle Genes in Development in Fish Currently an Assistant Professor at Brandon University

Dr. Alice Hudder - Assistant Scientist, Application of Microarrays to Aplysia Neurophysiology Currently an Associate Professor at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

Dr. M. Danielle McDonald- Assistant Scientist, Molecular Physiology of Urea Transport Currently an Associate Professor at the University of Miami

Dr. Catherine Campbell - Molecular Physiology Currently a Consultant, SRA Corp, Washington, DC

Dr. Seinen Chow - Population Genetics and Phylogeny Currently a Senior Scientist, National Institute for Far Seas Fisheries, Shisoaka, Japan

Dr. Jeffrey Duffy - Aquatic Toxicology Currently a Scientist, Radion Corporation, FL

Dr. Andrew Esbaugh - Assistant Professor at University of Texas

Dr. Carol Bucking - Assistant Professor at York University

Dr. D. Wilson Freshwater - Molecular Phylogenetics Currently a Research Analyst II, Center for Marine Science; Research Faculty, Dept of Biol Sci, Univ of North Carolina Wilmington (photo)

Dr. Tristan Fiedler - Bioinformatics, Currently a Research Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences and Vice President for Federal Research Programs & Corporate Relationsat Florida Institute of Technology

Dr. Martin Grosell - SETAC Taylor and Francis Visiting Postdoc (Metal Homeostasis in Fish) Currently Maytag Professorof Ichthyology, University of Miami

Dr. Nancy Gassman - Ecological Toxicology Currently Director, Environmental Monitoring Division, Broward County Dept of Planning & Environmental Protection

Dr. Todd Hopkins - Physiological Ecology Currently a Fisheries Biologist, Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Program, US Fish & Wildlife Service, Vero Beach, FL (photo)

Dr. Christopher Kennedy - Aquatic Toxicology Currently a Professor, Dept. of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia

Dr. François Lallier - Crustacean Physiology Currently a Professor, Station Biologique, Roscoff, France; Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris VI

Dr. Johanne Lewis - RBC Transcriptomics, Currently an Assistant Professor, Georgia Southen University, Statesboro, Georgia, USA;

Dr. Greg Mayer - Molecular Toxicology Currently an Associate Professor, Dept. of Environmental Toxicology, Texas Tech University

Dr. Lenore Polo-Rodicio - Metabolic Biochemistry Currently a Professor, Dept. of Chemistry, and Dean of Academic Affairs, Miami-Dade College (more, photo)

Dr. Shane Sarver - Population Genetics and Phylogeny Currently a Professor & Director of the Center for the Conservation of Biological Resources, Department of Biology, Black Hills State University, South Dakota

Dr. Brad Seibel - Deep-Sea Physiology Currently a Professor, Dept. of Biology, University of Rhode Island, Providence

Dr. Yuxiang Wang - Metabolic Biochemistry and Toxicology Currently an Associate Professor, Dept.of Biology, Queens University, Kingston, Ontario (more)

Dr. Barbara Washburn - Aquatic Toxicology & Ecological Risk Assessment Currently a Staff Toxicologist, Ecotoxicology Unit, Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment,Calif. EPA (more)

Lab Group-Fall, 2011
(from left to right, Dr. Carol Bucking, Dr. Chris LaMoine, Dr. Pat Walsh, Jeremy Fulton, Courtney Deck)

Lab Group-Fall, 2011 Badass Version

Lab Group-Fall, 2010
[from left to right: Tammy Rodela (almost a PhD), Dr. Christophe LeMoine, Jeremy Fulton (MSc candidate), Dr. Pat Walsh, James Marcus (4th Year), Ben MacDougall (4th Year)]

“Honestly Pat, the same shirt two years in a row? Quelle coincidence!”

Lab Group 2009-2010
(from left to right: Alexander Kelly, Liane Leclaire, Dr. Johanne Lewis, Tammy Rodela, Dr, Pat Walsh)

Crazy Christmas Sweaters… December 2007

Lab Group 2007-2008 (From left to right: Johanne Lewis, Anne-Kathrin Blaesse, Amira Mohamed, Andrew Esbaugh, Tammy Rodela, Pat Walsh)

2007 Fourth Year Honours Project Students (left: Sarah McDonald; right: Anna Jaroszewska)

Initiating “The New Guy”, who is apparently unfazed

Pat’s Most Recent Band “C.R.A.F.T.” (featuring Gil, Pat, Ron and Chris)

Minnie me (now a Doctah, Adam Ludwig), you complete me

Why must I be surrounded by frickin’ idiots? (Lab Group in Miami circa 2003, From left to right: Dr. Alice Hudder, (now)Dr. Clemence Veauvy, (now)Dr. John Barimo, Dr. Evil, Dr. Tristan Fiedler, Dr. Danielle McDonald, (now)Dr. Tammy Laberge, (now)Dr. Adam Ludwig (aka “Minnie Me")

Stuffed Opsanus, anyone? (aka ‘Big Bubba’, largest toadfish ever captured at Jimbo’s, 661 g, 334 mm).
P.S.: Big Bubba safely made the move to Ottawa and is freezing his sonic muscles off!

Pat's toadfish replica cake