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Summer 2012 in the Moon Lab


Aziz Al-Habsi - PhD - The role of statin drugs on cholesterol drynamics in rainbow trout.

Marilyn Cera Chang - MSc - Fluoxetine and neuropeptides related to the stress response in fish

Recent Former Trainees

Post-doctoral Fellows
Paul Craig - PhD, McMaster University; NSERC PDF - 2014 - Nutrient sensors and the control of metabolism in zebrafish and trout - Assistant Professor, University of Waterloo.

Michel Lortie. 2002. The rainbow trout muscle beta-adrenoceptor system: Impact of agonist feeding. MSc thesis. Assessment officer, Environment Canada.

Jamie Nickerson. 2003. Molecular characterization of the beta-adrenoceptor gene-family of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). PhD thesis. PDF, U of Guelph. Research Scientist at Chemphor Inc. (PEI)

Christian Doyon. 2003. Corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF) and neuropeptide Y (NPY) mRNA levels are regulated by stress and glucocorticoids in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). PhD thesis. PDF, Laval University and uOttawa. Deceased.

Stephen Dugan. 2004. Regulation of ß-adrenoceptors in teleost fish. PhD Thesis. PDF, Heart Institute, uOttawa; Assessment officer, Health Canada.

Gavin Harman. 2004. The long-term effects of dietary carbohydrates on glucose metabolism in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). MSc thesis. Medical school, Queen’s University.

Amanda Woodhouse. 2005. The hypolipidemic drug gemfibrozil (GEM) alters testosterone levels in male goldfish (Carassius auratus). MSc thesis. Medical school, uOttawa.

Xi Chen. 2005. Molecular characterization of alpha1-adrenoceptor gene family and its role in salt-induced high blood pressure in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). MSc thesis. Research associate (uOttawa); pharmaceutical company in China.

Haude Levesque. 2006. Responses of myogenesis and metabolism to temperature and growth factors in fish. PhD thesis. PDF, University of Minnesota.

Chelsie Estey. 2007. A statin drug affects 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl CoA reductase activities in rainbow trout. MSc thesis - veterinary school, UPEI.

Vicki Marlatt - 2007 - Goldfish estrogen receptor subtypes: auto-regulation by estrogens and modulation by thyroid hormone. PhD thesis (co-supervised, VL Trudeau) - PDF Nautilus Consultants; professor, University of Fraser Valley, BC.

Caroline Mimeault - 2008 - Human pharmaceuticals in the environment: Effects of fibrate drugs in two fish species. PhD thesis (co-supervised, VL Trudeau) - assessment officer, Health Canada/Fisheries & Oceans, Canada.

Samar Al-Hameedi - 2008 - Energetic costs of toxicant metabolism in rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss. MSc thesis.

John Prindiville - 2010 - Circulating lipoprotiens and tissue lipids: Effects of gemfibrozil on lipid metabolism in rainbow trout. MSc thesis (co-supervised, J-M Weber) - assessment officer, Environment Canada.

Jeanette Sassine - 2010 - The effects of fluoxetine exposure on growth and metabolism in the goldfish, Carassius auratus. MSc thesis (co-supervised, VL Trudeau) - teachers college.

Karyne Bellehumeur - 2010 - Consequences of sublethal polychlorinated biphenyl exposure on the swimming performance of rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss. MSc thesis (co-supervised, S Cook, Carleton University)

Colin Cameron - 2010 - Effects of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor ligands on the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis of the male goldfish. PhD thesis (co-supervisor, V. Trudeau) - research Associate, University of Guelph.

Jan Mennigen- 2011 - The serotonergic system as a target of neuroendocrine disruption for the pharmaceutical fluoxetine in the brain of goldfish (Carassius auratus). PhD thesis (co-supervised with V. Trudeau) - PDF, INRA-IRFREMER, St-Pee-sur-Nivelle, FR.

Rance Nault - 2011 -Energetic costs of AhR activation in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) hepatocytes. MSc thesis - PhD, Michigan State University.

Pamela Stroud - 2011 - Corticosteroidogenesis as a target of endocrine disruption for the antidepressant fluoxetine in the head kidney of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). MSc thesis (co-superviser, G. Cooke, HC) - research assistant, Royal Victoria Hospital, McGill University.

Kimberly Mitchell - 2012 - The physiological and behavioural adjustments of the zebrafish Danio rerio exposed to the β-blocker propranolol. MSc, uOttawa - PhD uOttawa.

Shahram Eisa-Beygi - 2013 - Zebrafish as a model for the study of intracerebral haemorrhage: From etiology to pathophysiology. PhD, uOttawa – PDF, University of Toronto (Dr. Xiao-Yan Wen, Keenan Res Centre, St. Michael’s Hospital).

Andrey Massarsky - 2014; Characterizing the biochemical and toxicological effects of nanosilver in vivo using zebrafish (Danio rerio) and in vitro using rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). PhD uOttawa - PDF, Duke University (Dr. Richard Di Giulio, Director Integrated Toxicology Program).

Rand Pasha - 2014 - The role of Coenzyme Q10 in statin treated zebrafish (Danio rerio); MSc, uOttawa. Research technician, uOttawa.