Sadie Moland of Quispamsis, New Brunswick investigated biochar-mycorrhizae interactions for native plant propagation & wetland restoration during her Honours thesis work in summer 2015. Sadie’s painting of Anthostomella poecila ascospores delights all who see it.
Brandon Landry of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia investigated marine fungi and hydrocarbon degradation for his Honours research. He is now pursuing his MSc with Dr. Mary Berbee at UBC.
Alex Young of Berwick, Nova Scotia developed a DNA barcoding protocol for Acadia’s E.C. Smith Herbarium fungal collections for his Honours/Co-op work with us in summer 2015 and we are fortunate to have him with us this summer as well. Alex will be pursing his MSc at STFX with Dr. Russell Wyeth starting fall 2016.
Cardy Saunders of Bermuda is investigating mercury content of lichens from across Nova Scotia for his 2016 Honours research.
Tyler D’Entremont of Pubnico, Nova Scotia is investigating Spartina mycorrhizae for saltmarsh restoration for his 2016 Honours research.
Adele Bunbury-Blanchette of Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia is conducting MSc research on Fusarium basal rot of onion, which threatens Nova Scotia’s onion production.