Laura Haniford

Research interests: Aquatic ecology, conservation science, non-lethal tissue sampling, biopsy validation, telemetry


BSc Honours in Biology from Carleton University (2020).

Student biologist with the National Capital Commission (2018-2021)

Student researcher with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (2018-2020).

Undergraduate thesis: Cultural dynamics of bacterial community in microgreens under the Listeria selective enrichment procedure MFHPB-30 method (Canadian Food Inspection Agency).

Lab Publications (3)

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    LaRochelle, L., L. Haniford, D. Burton, J.F. Bieber, J.A. Robichaud, C.D. Suski, A.J. Danylchuk and S.J. Cooke.  2024.  Do livewell additives influence the physiological and behavioral recovery of Largemouth Bass (Micropterus nigricans)?  North American Journal of Fisheries Management.  44:189-203.

  • Hernández Martínez de la Riva A, Harper M, Rytwinski T, Sahdra A, Taylor JJ, Bard B, Bennett JR, Burton D, Creed IF, Haniford LSE, Hanna DE, Harmsen EJ, Robichaud CD, Smol JP, Thapar M and Cooke SJ (2023) Tipping points in freshwater ecosystems: an evidence map. Front. Freshw. Sci. 1:1264427. doi: 10.3389/ffwsc.2023.1264427

  • Haniford, L.S.E., L. LaRochelle, J.A. Robichaud, D. Burton and S.J. Cooke.  2023.  Evaluating blood, gill, and muscle biopsy methods on the behaviour, reproductive success, and survival of a wild freshwater fish.  Applied Animal Behaviour Science.  265:106004.