Laura Haniford

M.Sc. Student

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 (2)

  • Hernandez Martinez de la Riva, A., Harper, M., Rytwinski, T., Sahdra, A., Taylor, J., Bard, B., Bennett, J., Burnton, D., Creed, I., Haniford, L.S.E., Hanna, D., Harmsen, C.D., Smol, J.P., Thapar, M., and Cooke, S.J.  In Press.  Tipping points in freshwater ecosystems: an evidence map.  Frontiers in Freshwater Science.  00:000-000.

  • 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.