Evelyn Jensen (postdoc now at Yale), Christina Tollett (PhD student), and Kristen Hayward (starting an MSc in September all presented facets of work being done at Queen’s University at the 2019 annual meeting of the Canadian Society of Ecology and Evolution in Fredericton NB.
Dr. Evelyn Jensen presented an overview of our work to develop genomic tools for scat-based monitoring of polar bears across the Canadian Arctic. ArcticNet took place in Ottawa from the 10-14 of December 2018 and was attended by Evelyn, Christina Tollett, Peter VC de Groot, Graham Whitelaw, Tristan Pearce, Kim Flock and Steve Lougheed.
Evelyn presented an overview of the BearWatch project at the annual meeting of the Canadian Society of Ecology and Evolution held at the University of Guelph. The title of her poster was ‘Genomic tools to enable non-invasive community-based monitoring of polar bears in Canada.’