Research Interests: The microbiome and the fitness of wild fishes.
Thesis topic: Characterization of skeletal and histological structures for a novel coral growth anomaly and the immune response elicited in the coral host.
Lab Publications (4)
Rytwinski, T., L.A. Kelly, L.A. Donaldson, J.J. Taylor, A. Smith, D.A.R. Drake, A.L. Martel, J. Geist, T.J. Morris, A.L. George, A.J. Dextrase, J.R. Bennett and S.J. Cooke. 2021. What evidence exists for evaluating the effectiveness of conservation-oriented captive breeding and release programs for imperilled freshwater fishes and mussels? Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 78:1332-1346.
Chapman, J.M., L.A. Kelly, A.K. Teffer, K.M. Miller and S.J. Cooke. 2021. Disease ecology of wild fish: Opportunities and challenges for linking infection metrics with behaviour, condition, and survival. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 78:995-1007.
Kemp, J.O.G., J.J. Taylor, L.A. Kelly, R. Larocque, A. Heriazon, K.H.D. Tiessen, and S.J. Cooke. In Press. Antimicrobial resistance genes in the aquaculture sector: global reports and research gaps. Environmental Reviews. 00:000-000.
Elmer, L. K., L. Kelly, S. Rivest, C. Steell, W. Twardek, A.J. Danylchuk, R. Arlinghaus, J.R. Bennett and S.J. Cooke. 2017. Angling into the future: Ten commandments for recreational fisheries science, management, and stewardship in a good Anthropocene. Environmental Management. 60:165-175.
Kelly LA, Heintz T, Lamb JB, Ainsworth TD and Willis BL (2016) Ecology and Pathology of Novel Plaque-Like Growth Anomalies Affecting a Reef-Building Coral on the Great Barrier Reef. Front. Mar. Sci. 3:151. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2016.00151