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 (12)
Rytwinski T, Taylor JJ, Donaldson LA, Britton JR, Browne D, Gresswell RE, Lintermans M, Prior K, Pellatt MG, Vis C, Cooke SJ. The effectiveness of non-native fish removal techniques in freshwater ecosystems: a systematic review. Environmental Reviews. DOI 10.1139/er-2018-004.
Eales, J., N.R. Haddaway, C. Bernes, S.J. Cooke, B. Gunnar Jonsson, J. Kouki, G. Petrokofsky and J.J. Taylor. 2018. What is the effect of prescribed burning in temperate and boreal forest on biodiversity, beyond tree regeneration, pyrophilous and saproxylic species? A systematic review. Environmental Evidence. 7:19. DOI 10.1186/s13750-018-0131-5.
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
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