Lab Manager/Research Biologist
As the Lab Manager and Research Biologist, Jessica assists with many of the student and postdoctoral research projects in the Cooke lab.
Some of her responsibilities include:
- Provide field work support throughout the year
- Prepare reports for partners and participate in the peer-review process (edit, revise and contribute to manuscripts
- Lab safety
- Maintenance and repair of equipment
M.Sc., Biology, Carleton University (2012-2014)
Supervisors: Dr. Steve Cooke and Dr. William Willmore
Thesis: Effects of maternal oxidative stress and gametic cortisol exposure on Fraser River sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) offspring
Honours B. Sc., Biochemistry, Ottawa University (2007-2012)
Lab Publications (10)
Lynch, A.J., I.G. Cowx, E. Fluet-Chouinard, S.M. Glaser, S.C. Phang, T.D. Beard, Jr., S.D. Bower, J.L. Brooks, D.B. Bunnell, J.E. Claussen, S.J. Cooke, Y.-C. Kao, K. Lorenzen, B.J.E. Myers, A.J. Reid, J.J. Taylor and S. Youn. 2017. Inland fisheries – invisible but integral to the UN Sustainable Development Agenda for ending poverty by 2030. Global Environmental Change. 47: 167-173.
Taylor, J.J., T. Rytwinski, J.R. Bennett and S.J. Cooke. 2017. Lessons for introducing stakeholders to environmental evidence synthesis. Environmental Evidence. 6:26.
Cooke, S.J., K. Birnie-Gauvin, R.J. Lennox, J.J. Taylor, T. Rytwinski, J.L. Rummer, C.E. Franklin, J.R. Bennett and N.R. Haddaway. 2017. How experimental biology and ecology can support evidence-based decision-making in conservation: Avoiding pitfalls and enabling application. Conservation Physiology 5(1):cox043
Rytwinski T, Taylor JJ, Bennett JR, Smokorowski, KE, Cooke SJ. 2017. What are the impacts of flow regime changes on fish productivity in temperate regions? A systematic map protocol. Environmental Evidence. 6:13. DOI 10.1186/s13750-017-0093-z
Rytwinski T, Algera DA, Taylor JJ, Smokorowski, KE, Bennett JR, Harrison PM, Cooke SJ (2017) What are the consequences of fish entrainment and impingement associated with hydroelectric dams on fish productivity? A systematic review protocol. Journal of Environmental Evidence 6:8
Bertinato, J., J.R. Simpson, L. Sherrard, J.J. Taylor, L.J. Plouffe, D. Van Dyke, M. Geleynse, Y.Y. Dam, P. Murphy, C. Knee, L. Vresk, N. Holland, H. Quach, D. R. Mack, M. Cooper, M. R. L’Abbe, and S. Hayward. 2013. “Zinc Supplementation Does Not Alter Sensitive Biomarkers of Copper Status in Healthy Boys” Journal of Nutrition 143(3): 284-289
Bertinato, J., J.J. Taylor. 2013 “Mineral Concentrations in Bottled Water Products: Implications for Canadian’s Mineral Intakes” Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research 74(1): 46-50
Massarsky, A., L. Dupuis, J.J. Taylor, S. Eisa-Beygi, L. Strek, V.L. Trudeau, T.M. Moon. 2013. “Assessment of nanosilver toxicity during zebrafish (Danio rerio) development” Chemosphere 92(1): 59-66
Cassone, C.G., J.J. Taylor, J.M. O’Brien, A. Williams, C.L. Yauk, D. Crump and S.W. Kennedy. 2012. “Transcriptional Profiles in the Cerebral Hemisphere of Chicken Embryos Following In Ovo Perfluorohexane Sulfonate Exposure” Toxicological Sciences 129(2): 380-391