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Hugh MacIsaac

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ACADEMIC ADDRESS:

Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research,
University of Windsor,
Windsor, Ontario,
Canada N9B 3P4 
ph. (519) 253-4232 ext. 3754 (office), 2734 (lab)
Fax (519) 971-3616
email: Hugh
 

EMPLOYMENT:

2011-2016: Director, NSERC Canadian Aquatic Invasive Species Network II

2006-2011: Director, Canadian Aquatic Invasive Species Network

2003-2006, 2006-2011: Fisheries and Oceans’ Invasive Species Research Chair

2000-current: Professor, GLIER and Biology Department, University of Windsor

1997 – 2000: Associate Professor, Biology Department, University of Windsor

1992 – 1997: Assistant Professor, Biology Department, University of Windsor

EDUCATION:

NSERC Postdoctoral fellow, Zoology Department, University of Toronto

Ph.D., Department of Biology, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA

M.Sc., Botany Department, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON 

B.Sc., Department of Biology, University of Windsor, Windsor, ON

ACADEMIC AWARDS AND HONOURS:

  • 2011: Frank H. Rigler Award, Society of Canadian Limnologists
  • 2008: Mentoring Award, University of Windsor Alumni Association
  • 2013, 2011, 2009, 2006, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000 University of Windsor Research Excellence Award
  • 2003-2011: Fisheries and Oceans Aquatic Invasive Species Research Chair
  • 2000 Premier’s Research Excellence Award                           
  • 1998 International Development Research Centre, Research Cooperation Programme between Canada and Latin America, Faculty Travel Award (Puerto Montt, Chile)
  • 1997 Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Science and Technology with European Partners, Travel Award (Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Italy)
  • 1990-1992 Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • 1986-1989 NSERC Postgraduate Scholarship (Ph.D.)
  • 1986-1990 Dartmouth College Cramer Fellowship
  • 1986 Elizabeth Wintercorbyn Memorial Graduate Scholarship
  • 1985 Ontario Graduate Scholarship
  • 1985 Department of Indian and Northern Affairs Northern Studies Training Grant
  • 1984-1985 NSERC Postgraduate Scholarship (M.Sc.)          
  • 1984  Canadian Wildlife Federation Orville Erickson Memorial Scholarship         
  • 1983  University of Toronto Open Fellowship
  • 1983  University of Windsor Board of Governor's Award in Biology
  • 1982, 1983  Windsor Sportsmen's Club Conservation Scholarship
  • 1982 NSERC Undergraduate Scholarship
  • 1980, 1981, 1983 University of Windsor President's Roll of Scholars

UNDERGRADUATE TEACHING:

  • 2008, 2009, 2010 Special Topics in Biological Invasions, University of Windsor
  • 2008 Community Ecology, University of Windsor
  • 1997, 2013 Ecology, University of Windsor
  • 1995 - 2004, 2009, 2011, 2012 Conservation Biology, University of Windsor
  • 1993 - 2003 Great Lakes Field Biology, University of Windsor
  • 1992 - 1994 Great Lakes Systems Ecology, University of Windsor
  • 1992 Applied Ecology, University of Windsor
  • 1990 - 1991 Animal Ecology, Erindale College, University of Toronto

GRADUATE TEACHING:

  • 2012: Multiple stressors and Environmental Modeling
  • 2012: Graduate Seminar
  • 2001, 2002: Advanced Topics in Conservation Biology
  • 1998: Ecology of Shallow Lakes
  • 1996: Disturbance Ecology, University of Windsor
  • 1992, 1995, 2000, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009: Biological Invasions, University of Windsor

ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE INDICATORS (TO March 17, 2014):

Peer-review Papers/Books Published or Accepted: 149

Citations: 4987 (Web of Knowledge), 7909 (Google Scholar)

h-index: 38 (Web of Knowledge), 48 (Google Scholar)

Google Scholar Results (to March 17, 2014)

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REFEREED PUBLICATIONS: (*student / postdoctoral fellow; ^ = visiting scientist)

149) Zhan*, A., S.A. Bailey, D.D. Heath and H.J. MacIsaac. Performance comparison of genetic markers for high-throughput sequencing-based biodiversity assessment in complex aquatic communities. Molecular Ecology Resources (accepted).

148) Zhan*, A.  W. Xiong, S. He and H.J. MacIsaac. Influence of artifact removal on rare species detection in natural complex communities using high-throughput sequencing. PLoS ONE (accepted).

147) Chan*, F.T., E. Briski, S.A. Bailey and H.J. MacIsaac. 2014. Richness-abundance relationships for zooplankton in ballast water: temperate versus Arctic comparisons. ICES Journal of Marine Science. (accepted).

146) Briski, E., F.T. Chan*, H.J. MacIsaac, and S.A. Bailey. 2014. A conceptual model of community dynamics during the transport stage of the invasion process. Diversity and Distributions 20:236-244.

145) Adebayo*, A.A., A. Zhan*, S.A. Bailey, and H.J. MacIsaac. 2014. Domestic ships as a potential pathway of nonindigenous species from the St. Lawrence River to the Great Lakes. Biological Invasions 16:793-801.

144) Drake, A.D., F.T. Chan*, E. Briski, S. Bailey, H.J. MacIsaac. 2014. Assemblage structure: an overlooked component of human-mediated species movements among freshwater ecosystems. Journal of Limnology (in press).  

143) Dick, J.T.A., M. Alexander, J. Jeschke, A. Ricciardi, H.J. MacIsaac, T. Robinson, S. Kumschick, O. Weyl, A. Dunn, M. Hatcher, R. Patterson, K. Farnsworth, D.M. Richardson. 2014. Invasion Ecology: advancing impact prediction and hypothesis testing using a comparative functional response approach. Biological Invasions 16:735-753.

142) O’Neill*, D.B., J.T.A. Dick, M. Emmerson, A. Ricciardi, H.J. MacIsaac and M.E. Alexander. 2014. Fortune favours the bold:  a higher predator reduces the impact of a native but not an invasive intermediate predator. Journal of Animal Ecology (in press).

141) Paolucci* E., P.F. Sardiña, F. Sylvester, P. Perepelizin, A. Zhan*, S. Ghabooli*, M.E. Cristescu and H.J. MacIsaac. 2013. Morphological and genetic variability in an invasive mussel across an environmental gradient in South America. Limnology and Oceanography 59:400-412.  

140) Ghabooli*, S., T.A. Shiganova^, E. Briski, S. Piraino, V. Fuentes, D. Thibault-Botha, A. Dror, M.E. Cristescu and H.J. MacIsaac. 2013. Invasion pathway of the invasive ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi in the Mediterranean Sea. PLoS ONE 8(11): e81067.

139) Paolucci*, E., H.J. MacIsaac and A. Ricciardi. 2013. Origin matters: Alien consumers inflict greater damage on prey populations than do native consumers. Diversity and Distributions 19:988-995.

138) Briski*, E., Bailey, S.A. and H.J. MacIsaac. 2013. Comparative assessment of different separation strategies for invertebrate dormant stages contained in sediment. Aquatic Biology 18:209-215. (Highlighted Paper)

137) Ghabooli*, S., A. Zhan*, P. Sardiña, E. Paolucci*, F. Sylvester*, P.V. Perepelizin*, E. Briski*, M.E. Cristescu, and H.J. MacIsaac. 2013. Genetic diversity in introduced golden mussel populations corresponds to vector activity. PLoS ONE 8(3): e59328. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0059328.

136) Zhan*, A, M. Hulák*, F. Sylvester, X. Huang, A.A. Adebayo*, C.L. Abbott, S.J. Adamowicz, D.D. Heath, M.E. Cristescu, and H.J. MacIsaac. 2013. High sensitivity of 454 pyrosequencing for detection of rare species in aquatic communities. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 4:558-565. (Highlighted as Editor's Pick)

135) Briski*, E., S.A. Bailey, O. Casas-Monroy, C. DiBacco, I. Kaczmarska, J.E. Lawrence, J. Leichsenring, C. Levings, M.L. MacGillivary, C.W. McKindsey, L.E. Nasmith, M. Parenteau, G.E. Piercey, R.B. Rivkin, A. Rochon, S. Roy, N. Simard, B. Sun, M.C. Villac, C. Way, A.M. Weise and H.J. MacIsaac. 2013. Taxon- and vector-specific variation in species richness and abundance during the transport stage of biological invasions.  Limnology and Oceanography 58:1361-1372.

134) Chan*, F.T., S.A. Bailey, C.J. Wiley, and H.J. MacIsaac. 2013. Relative risk assessment for ballast-mediated invasions at Canadian Arctic ports. Biological Invasions 15:295-308

133) Briski*, E., S.A. Bailey, O. Casas-Monroy, C. DiBacco, I. Kaczmarska, C. Levings, M.L. MacGillivary, C.W. McKindsey, L.E. Nasmith, M. Parenteau, G.E. Piercey, A. Rochon, S. Roy, N. Simard, M.C. Villac, A.M. Weise, and H.J. MacIsaac. 2012. Relationship between propagule pressure and colonization pressure in invasion ecology. Proceedings of the Royal Society, B 279:2990-2997.

132) Zhan*, A., J.A. Darling, D.G. Bock, A. Lacoursière-Roussel, H.J. MacIsaac, and M.E. Cristescu. 2012. Complex genetic patterns in closely related colonizing invasive species. Ecology and Evolution 2:1331-1346.

131) Briski*, E., S. Ghabooli*, S.A. Bailey and H.J. MacIsaac. 2012.Invasion risk posed by macroinvertebrates transported in ships' ballast tanks. Biological Invasions 14:1843-1850.

130) Bock, D.G., C. McKindsey, H.J. MacIsaac, and M.E. Cristescu. 2012. Multilocus genetic analyses differentiate between widespread and spatially restricted cryptic species in a model ascidian. Proceedings of the Royal Society, B 279:2377-2385.

129) Zhan*, A., P.V. Perepelizin#, S. Ghabooli*, E. Paolucci#, F. Sylvester*, P. Sardiña, M.E. Cristescu, and H.J. MacIsaac. 2012. Scale dependent post-establishment spread and genetic diversity in an invading mollusc in South America. Diversity and Distributions 18:1042-1055..

128) Wang*, T.N., S.A. Bailey, D.F. Reid, T.H. Johengen, P.T. Jenkins, C.J. Wiley, and H.J. MacIsaac. 2012. Efficacy of NaCl brine for treatment of ballast water against freshwater invasions. Journal of Great Lakes Research 38:72-77.

127) Muirhead*, J.R. and H.J. MacIsaac. 2011. Evaluation of stochastic gravity model selection for use in estimating non-indigenous species dispersal and establishment. Biological Invasions 13:2445-2458.

126) Briski*, E., S.A. Bailey and H.J. MacIsaac. 2011. Invertebrates and their dormant eggs transported in ballast sediments of ships arriving to the Canadian coasts and the Laurentian Great Lakes. Limnology and Oceanography 56:1929-1939.

125) Briski*, E., S. Ghabooli*, S.A. Bailey and H.J. MacIsaac. 2011. Assessing invasion risk across taxa and habitats: life stage as a determinant of invasion success. Diversity and Distributions 17:593-602.

124) Adebayo*, A.A., E. Briski*, O. Kalaci, M. Hernandez*, S. Ghabooli*, B. Beric, F.T. Chan*, A. Zhan*, E. Fifield, T. Leadley and H.J. MacIsaac. 2011. Water hyacinth (Echhornia crassipes) and water lettuce (Pistia stratiotes) in the Great Lakes: playing with fire? Aquatic Invasions 6:91-96.

123) Bailey, S.A., M.G. Deneau, L. Jean, C.J. Wiley, B. Leung, and H.J. MacIsaac. 2011. Evaluating efficacy of an environmental policy to prevent biological invasions. Environmental Science and Technology 45:2554-2561.

122) Muirhead*, J.R., M.A. Lewis and MacIsaac. 2011. Prediction and error in multi-stage models for spread of aquatic non-indigenous species. Diversity and Distributions 17:323-337.

121) Sylvester*, F. O. Kalaci*, B. Leung, T. Therriault, A. Lacoursière-Roussel, F.M. Choi, Cathryn C. Murray, M.A. Bravo and H.J. MacIsaac. 2011.  Hull fouling as an invasion vector: can simple models explain a complex problem? Journal of Applied Ecology 48:415-423.

120) Bock, D.G., A. Zhan*, H.J. MacIsaac and M.E. Cristescu. 2011. Looking at both sides of the invasion: patterns of colonization in the colonial violet tunicate Botrylloides violaceus in North America. Molecular Ecology 20:503-516.

119) MacIsaac, H.J. 2011. Lakes. In: Encyclopedia on Introduced Invasive Species. D. Simberloff and M. Rejmanek (eds), University of California Press. pp. 410-421. (invited).

118) Ricciardi, A. and H.J. MacIsaac. 2011. Impacts of biological invasion on freshwater ecosystems.  In: 50 Years of Invasion Ecology. D. Richardson (ed). pp. 211-224. (invited).

117) MacIsaac, H.J., R. Tedla* and A. Ricciardi. 2011. Patterns and rate of growth of studies in invasion ecology. In:  50 Years of Invasion Ecology. D. Richardson (ed.) pp. 51-60. (invited).
116) Briski*, E., M.E. Cristescu, S.A. Bailey, and H J. MacIsaac. 2011. Use of DNA barcoding to detect invertebrate invasive species from diapausing eggs.  Biological Invasions 13:1325-1340.

115) Lejeusne*, C., H.J. MacIsaac, T.W. Therriault, D. Bock and M.E. Cristescu. 2011. Comparative phylogeography of two colonial ascidians reveals contrasting invasion histories. Biological Invasions 13:635-650.

114) Ghabooli*, S., T.A. Shiganova, A. Zhan*, M.E. Cristescu, P. Eghtesadi-Araghi and H.J. MacIsaac. 2011.  Multiple introductions and invasion pathways for the invasive ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi in Eurasia. Biological Invasions 13:679-690.

113) Zhan*, A., H.J. MacIsaac and M.E. Cristescu. 2010. Invasion genetics of the Ciona intestinalis species complex: from regional endemism to global homogeneity. Molecular Ecology 19:4678-4694.

112) Briski*, E., S.A. Bailey, M.E. Cristescu and H.J. MacIsaac. 2010. Efficacy of regulations in protecting the Great Lakes from biological invasions via ships' ballast water. Freshwater Biology 55:2414-2424.

111) Kipp, R., S.A. Bailey, H.J. MacIsaac and A. Ricciardi. 2010. Transoceanic ships as vectors for nonindigenous freshwater bryozoans. Diversity and Distributions 16:77-83.

110) Rup*, M., S.A. Bailey, C. Wiley, M. Minton, W. Miller, G. Ruiz and H.J. MacIsaac. 2010. Domestic ballast operations on the Great Lakes: Potential importance of Lakers as a vector for introduction and spread of nonindigenous species. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 67:417-426.

109) Bradie*, J.N., S.A. Bailey, G. van der Velde and H.J. MacIsaac. 2010.  Brine-induced mortality of nonindigenous species in ballast water. Marine Environmental Research 70:395-410.

108) Gray*, D. and H.J. MacIsaac. 2010. Diapausing zooplankton eggs remain viable despite exposure to open-ocean ballast water exchange: evidence from in situ exposure experiments. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 67:417-426.

107) Sylvester*, F. and H.J. MacIsaac. 2010. Is vessel hull fouling an invasion threat to the Great Lakes? Diversity and Distributions 16:132-143. Erratum (2013) 19:1578-1579.

106) Kelly*, D.W., L.-M. Herborg* and H.J. MacIsaac. 2010. Biodiversity and ecosystem changes associated with Dreissena invasion of aquatic ecosystems. In: Zebra  mussels in Europe. G. Van der Velde (ed.). Chapter 20, pp. 199-210 (invited)

105) Kelly*, D.W., G. Lamberti and H.J. MacIsaac. 2009. Laurentian Great Lakes as a case study of biological invasion. Chapter 2, in ISIS Bioeconomics of Biological Invasions. R. Keller, M. Lewis and D. Lodge (eds). pp. 205-225 (invited)

104) Harvey*, C.T., S. Qureshi* and H.J. MacIsaac. 2009. Detecting colonizing, aquatic nonindigenous species. Diversity and Distributions 15:429-437.

103) Steinberg*, A.J., J. Ejsmont-Karabin, J.R. Muirhead*, C.T. Harvey*, and HJ. MacIsaac. 2009. Consistent long-term changes in rotifer communities across four Polish lakes. Hydrobiologia 624:107-114.

102) Jacobs*, M.J. and H.J. MacIsaac. 2009. Modeling spread of the invasive macrophyte Cabomba caroliniana. Freshwater Biology 54:296-305.

101) Ellis*, S. and H.J. MacIsaac. 2009. Salinity tolerance of Great Lakes’ invaders. Freshwater Biology 54:77-89.

100) Ricciardi, A. and H.J. MacIsaac. 2008. Evaluating the effectiveness of ballast water exchange policy in the Great Lakes. Ecological Applications 18:1321-1323.

99) Ricciardi, A. and H.J. MacIsaac. 2008. The rise of invasion ecology. Charles Elton’s fifty year old text is now cited more than ever. Nature 452:34.

98) Muirhead*, J., D.K. Gray*, D.W. Kelly*, S.M. Ellis*, D.D. Heath and H.J. MacIsaac. 2008. Identifying the source of species invasions: sampling intensity vs. genetic diversity.  Molecular Ecology 17:1020-1035.

97) Bailey*, S.A. , D.W. Kelly*, D.K. Gray*, K. Nandakumar*, and H.J. MacIsaac. 2008. Nonindigenous species in Lake Erie: A chronicle of established and projected aquatic invaders. In: Checking the pulse of Lake Erie. M. Munawar (ed.). pp. 579-603. (invited).

96) Herborg*, L.-M., N.E. Mandrak, B.C. Cudmore and H.J. MacIsaac. 2007. Comparative distribution and invasion risk of snakehead (Channidae) and Asian carp (Cyprinidae) species in North America. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 64:1723-1735.

95) Gray*, D.K., T. Johengen, D.F. Reid and H.J. MacIsaac. 2007. Efficacy of open-ocean ballast water exchange as a means of preventing invertebrate invasions between freshwater ports. Limnology and Oceanography 52:2386-2397.

94) Steinberg, A.J., C.S. Sereres, M. Burrows and H.J. MacIsaac. 2007. Temporal pattern of government funding for nonindigenous species research in the Great Lakes. Journal of Great Lakes Research 33:136-142.

93) Jacobs*, M.J. and H.J. MacIsaac. 2007. Fouling of fishing line by the waterflea Cercopagis pengoi: a mechanism of dispersal? Hydrobiologia 583:119-126.

92) Herborg*, L.-M., C.L. Jerde, D.M. Lodge, G. Ruiz and H.J. MacIsaac. 2007. Predicting invasion risk using measures of introduction effort and environmental niche models. Ecological Applications 17: 663-674.

91) MacIsaac, H.J., L.-M. Herborg* and J.R. Muirhead*. 2007. Modeling biological invasions of lakes. In: Freshwater bioinvaders: profiles, distribution and threats. Edited by F. Gherardi. Chapter 18, pages 347-368. (invited)

90) Holeck, K.T., E.L. Mills and H.J. MacIsaac. 2007. Globalization, biological invasions, and ecosystem changes in North America’s Great Lakes. In: Globalization: Effects on fisheries resources. Ed.: W. Taylor, M.G. Schechter, L.G. Wolfson. Chapter 6, pages 156-182. (invited)

89) Bailey*, S.A., I.C. Duggan*, N. Kanavillil* and H.J. MacIsaac. 2007. Sediments and ships: natural biota as biological contaminants.  Aquatic Ecosystem Health and Management 10:93–100.

88) Herborg* L.-M., D.A. Rudnick, Y. Siliang, D.M. Lodge and H.J. MacIsaac. 2007. Prediction of introduced Chinese mitten crab (Eriocheir sinensis) distribution in Europe. Conservation Biology 21:1316-1323.

87) Duggan*, I.C., S.A. Bailey*, C. van Overdijk* and H.J. MacIsaac. 2006. Invasion risk of active and diapausing invertebrates from residual ballast in ships entering Chesapeake Bay. Marine Ecology Progress Series 324:57-66.

86) Lodge, D.M. , S. Williams, H. MacIsaac, K. Hayes, B. Leung, L. Loope, S. Reichard, R. Mack, P.B. Moyle, M. Smith, D.A. Andow, J.T. Carlton, and A. McMichael.  2006. Biological invasions: recommendations for policy and management. Ecological Applications 16:2035-2054. (invited)

85) Van der Velde, G., S. Rajagopal, M. Kuyper-Kollenaar, A. bij de Vaate, D.W. Thieltges and H.J. MacIsaac. 2006. Biological invasions – concepts to understand and predict a global threat. pp. 61-90. In: R. Bobbink, B. Beltman, J.T.A. Verhoeven and D.F. Whigham (eds.) Wetlands as a natural resource. Volume 2.  Wetlands: functioning, biodiversity, conservation and restoration. Ecological Studies, Springer Verlag. (invited)

84) Kelly*, D.W., J. Muirhead*, D.D. Heath and H.J. MacIsaac. 2006. Contrasting patterns in genetic diversity following multiple invasions of fresh and brackish waters. Molecular Ecology 15:3641-3653.

83) Muirhead*, J. Ejsmont-Karabin and H.J. MacIsaac. 2006. Predicting rotifer species richness in lakes. Freshwater Biology 51:1696-1709.

82) Kelly*, D.W., H.M. MacIsaac and D.D. Heath. 2006. Phylogeographic structure of a widespread amphipod on the eastern seaboard of North America: vicariance and dispersal effects. Evolution 60:257-267.

81) Colautti*, R., I. Grigorovich* and H.J. MacIsaac. 2006. Propagule pressure: A null model for biological invasions. Biological Invasions 8:1023-1037.

80) Gray*, D.K., I.C. Duggan* and H.J. MacIsaac. 2006. Can sodium hypochlorite reduce the risk of species introductions from diapausing invertebrate eggs in non-ballasted ships? Marine Pollution Bulletin 52:689-695.

79) Colautti*, R.I., S.A. Bailey*, C. van Overdijk*, K. Amundsen and H.J. MacIsaac. 2006. Characterized and projected costs of nonindigenous species in Canada. Biological Invasions 8:45-59.

78) Duggan*, I.C., C.A.M. Rixon* and H.J. MacIsaac. 2006. Popularity and propagule pressure: determinants of introduction and establishment of aquarium fish. Biological Invasions 8:377-382.

77) Bailey*, S.A., N. Kanavillil* and H.J. MacIsaac. 2006. Salt water flushing to reduce diapausing egg viability: interactive effects of temperature and salinity. Diversity and Distributions 12:328-335.

76) Muirhead*, J., B. Leung, C. van Overdijk*, D.W. Kelly*, N. Kanavillil*, K. Marchant and H.J. MacIsaac. 2006. Modeling local and long-distance dispersal of the emerald ash borer Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera) in North America. Diversity and Distributions 12:71-79.

75) Wonham*, M.J., S.A. Bailey*, H.J. MacIsaac and M.A. Lewis. 2005. Modeling the invasion risk of diapause organisms transported in ballast sediments. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 62:2463-2474.

74) Rixon*, C.A.M., I.C. Duggan*, N.M.N. Bergeron*, A. Ricciardi and H.J. MacIsaac. 2005. Invasion risks posed by the aquarium trade and live fish markets on the Laurentian Great Lakes. Biodiversity and Conservation 14:1365-1381.

73) Wonham*, M.J., M.A. Lewis and H.J. MacIsaac. 2005. Minimizing invasion risk by reducing propagule pressure: application to ballast-water exchange. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 9:473-478.

72) Bailey*, S.A., K. Nandakumar*, I.C. Duggan*, C.D.A. van Overdijk*, T.H. Johengen, D.F. Reid and H.J. MacIsaac. 2005. In situ hatching of invertebrate diapausing eggs from ships’ ballast sediment. Diversity and Distributions 11:453-460.

71) Duggan*, I.C., C.D.A. van Overdijk*, S.A. Bailey*, P.T. Jenkins, H. Limén* and H.J. MacIsaac. 2005. Invertebrates associated with residual ballast water and sediments of cargo carrying ships entering the Great Lakes. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 62:2463-2474.

70) Colautti*, R.I., J. Muirhead*, R. Biswas and H.J. MacIsaac. 2005. Realized versus apparent enemy release in the European starling. Biological Invasions 7:723-732.

69) Limen*, H., C.D.A. van Overdijk* and H.J. MacIsaac. 2005. Food partitioning between the amphipods Echinogammarus ischnus, Gammarus fasciatus and Hyalella azteca as revealed by stable isotopes. Journal of Great Lakes Research 31:97-104. 

68) Therriault*, T.W., M.I. Orlova^, M.F. Docker, H.J. MacIsaac and D.D. Heath. 2005. Invasion dynamics of a freshwater mussel (Dreissena rostriformis bugensis) in Eastern Europe as revealed by microsatellite analyses. Heredity 95:16-23.

67) Colautti*, R.I., M. Manca, M. Viljanen, H.A.M. Ketelaars, H. Bürgi, H.J. MacIsaac and D.D. Heath. 2005. Invasion genetics of the Eurasian spiny waterflea Bythotrephes: Evidence for bottlenecks and gene flow using microsatellite data. Molecular Ecology 14:869-879.

66) Gray*, D.K., I.C. Duggan*, S.A. Bailey* and H.J. MacIsaac. 2005. Can partial ballast exchange reduce the viability of diapausing eggs in the ballast tanks of ships? Biological Invasions 7:531-539.

65) Muirhead*, J.R. and H.J. MacIsaac. 2005. Development of lakes as hubs in an invasion network. Journal of Applied Ecology 42:80-90.

64) Bailey*, S., I.C. Duggan*, P.T. Jenkins and H.J. MacIsaac. 2005. Invertebrate resting stages in residual ballast sediment of transoceanic ships. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences  62:1090-1203.

63) Orlova^, M.I., Muirhead*, J., P.I. Antonov, G.K. Shcherbina, Y. Starobogatov, G.I. Biochino, T.W. Therriault* and H.J. MacIsaac. 2004. Range expansion of quagga mussels Dreissena rostriformis bugensis in the Volga River and Caspian Sea basin. Aquatic Ecology 38:561-578.

62) Holeck, K., E.L. Mills, H.J. MacIsaac, M. Dochoda, R.I. Colautti*, and A. Ricciardi. 2004. Bridging troubled waters: Biological invasions, transoceanic shipping, and the Laurentian Great Lakes. Bioscience 54:919-929.

61) MacIsaac, H.J., J.V.M. Borbely*, J.R. Muirhead* and P. Graniero. 2004. Backcasting and forecasting biological invasions of inland lakes.  Ecological Applications 14:773-783.

60) Colautti*, R.I. and H.J. MacIsaac. 2004. A neutral terminology for defining invasive species. Diversity and Distributions 10:135-141.

59) Nicholls, K. and H.J. MacIsaac. 2004. Euryhaline, sand-dwelling, testate rhizopods in the Great Lakes. Journal of Great Lakes Research 30:123-132.

58) Cristescu, M., J. Witt, I. Grigorovich*, P.D.N. Hebert and H.J. MacIsaac. 2004. Dispersal of the Ponto-Caspian amphipod Echinogammarus ischnus: Invasion waves from the Pleistocene to the present. Heredity 92:197-203.

57) Bailey*, S.A., I.C. Duggan*, C. van Overdijk*, T.H. Johengen, D.F. Reid and H.J. MacIsaac. 2004. Salinity tolerance of diapausing eggs of freshwater zooplankton.  Freshwater Biology 49:286-295. 

56) Therriault*, T.W., M. Docker, M.I. Orlova^, D. Heath and H.J. MacIsaac. 2004. Molecular resolution of Dreissenidae (Mollusca: Bivalvia) including the first report of Mytilopsis leucophaeta in the Black Sea basin. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 30:479-489.

55) Colautti*, R.I., A. Ricciardi, I.A. Grigorovich*, and H.J. MacIsaac. 2004. Does enemy release predict invasion success? Ecology Letters 7:721-733.

54) Laxson, C.L., K.N. McPhedran*, J.C. Makarewicz, I.V. Telesh and H. J. MacIsaac. 2003. Effects of the invasive cladoceran Cercopagis on the lower food web of Lake Ontario. Freshwater Biology 48: 2094-2106.

53) Grigorovich*, I.A., R. Colautti*, K. Holeck, E.L. Mills, A. Ballert and H.J. MacIsaac. 2003. Ballast-mediated animal introductions in the Laurentian Great Lakes: retrospective and prospective analyses. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 60:740-756.

52) Bailey*, S.A., C.D.A. van Overdijk*, P. Jenkins and H.J. MacIsaac. 2003. Viability of invertebrate resting stages collected from residual ballast sediment of transoceanic vessels. Limnology and Oceanography  48:1701-1710.

51) Grigorovich*, I.A., T.W. Therriault* and H.J. MacIsaac. 2003. History of aquatic invertebrate invasions in the Caspian Sea. Biological Invasions 5:103-115.

50) Grigorovich*, I.A., R.I. Colautti*, D. Gray*, I.C. Duggan*, and H.J. MacIsaac. 2003.  Lake Superior: an invasion coldspot? Hydrobiologia 499:199-210.

49) van Overdijk*, C.D.A., I.A. Grigorovich*, T. Mabee*, W. Ray, J.J.H. Ciborowski and H.J. MacIsaac. 2003. Microhabitat selection by the amphipods Echinogammarus
ischnus and Gammarus fasciatus in laboratory and field experiments: displacement patterns and mechanisms. Freshwater Biology 48:567-578.

48) Duggan*, I.C., S.A. Bailey*, R.I. Colautti*, D.K. Gray*, J.C. Makarewicz and HJ. MacIsaac. 2003. Biological invasions in Lake Ontario: past, present and future. In: M. Munawar: State of Lake Ontario: Past, present and future. Backhuys Publishing, Netherlands. pp. 541-558. (invited)

47) Colautti*, R., A. Niimi, van Overdijk*, C.D.A., E.L. Mills, K. Holeck and H.J. MacIsaac.  2003. Spatial and temporal analysis of shipping vectors to the Great Lakes. In: Invasive Species. Pathways, vectors and risk assessment.  Global Invasive Species Program, edited by G. Ruiz and J.T. Carlton. pp. 227-246. (invited)

46) Makarewicz, J.C., E. Damaske, C. Laxson, I. Grigorovich and H.J. MacIsaac. 2002. Seasonal and vertical distribution of food web and contaminant dynamics of Cercopagis in Lake Ontario. Aquatic Invaders 13:1-6.

45) Austen, M.J.W., J.J.H. Ciborowski, L.D. Corkum, T.B. Johnson, H.J. MacIsaac, J.L. Metcalfe-Smith, D.W. Schloesser and S.E. George. 2002. Impacts of nonindigenous aquatic invasive species on the Lake Erie ecosystem. In: Proceedings of the 11th International Aquatic Invasive Species Conference.  pp. 117-131.

44) Grigorovich*, I.A., H.J. MacIsaac, N.V. Shadrin and E.L. Mills. 2002. History of nonindigenous aquatic invertebrate introductions in the Ponto-Caspian region. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 59:1189-1208.

43) Therriault*, T.W., I.A. Grigorovich*, D. Kane, E. Haas, D. Culver and H.J. MacIsaac. 2002. Range expansion of the exotic zooplankter Cercopagis pengoi into western Lake Erie and Muskegon Lake. Journal of Great Lakes Research 28:698-701.

42) MacIsaac, H.J., T.C. Robbins and M.A. Lewis. 2002. Modeling ships’ ballast water as invasion threats to the Great Lakes. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 59:1245-1256.

41) Berg, D.J., D.W. Garton, H.J. MacIsaac, V. Panov and I. Telesh^. 2002. Identification of a source and erosion of founder effects in an exotic species. Freshwater Biology 47:275-282.

40) Therriault*, T.W., I.A. Grigorovich*, M.E. Cristescu, H.A.M. Ketelaars, M. Viljanen, D.D. Heath and H.J. MacIsaac. 2001. Taxonomic resolution of the genus Bythotrephes Leydig using molecular markers and re-evaluation of its global distribution.  Diversity and Distributions 8:67-84.

39) MacIsaac, H.J., I.A. Grigorovich* and A. Ricciardi. 2001. Reassessment of species invasions concepts: the Great Lakes basin as an example. Biological Invasions 3: 405-416.

38) Grigorovich*, I.A., Dovgal, I.V. and H.J. MacIsaac. 2001. Acineta nitocrae: A new suctorian epizoic on Nitocra hibernica from Lake Erie. Archiv für Hydrobiologie 152: 161-176.

37) Cristescu, M., J. Witt, P. Hebert, I.A. Grigorovich* and H.J. MacIsaac. 2001. An invasion history for Cercopagis pengoi based on mitochondrial gene sequences. Limnology and Oceanography 46: 224-229.

36) Makarewicz, J., I. Grigorovich*, E. Mills, E. Damaske, M. Cristescu, W. Pearsall, M. LaVoie, R. Keats, L. Rudstam, P. Hebert, H. Halbritter, T. Kelly, C. Matkovich* and
H.J. MacIsaac. 2001. Distribution and population characteristics of Cercopagis pengoi in Lake Ontario. Journal of Great Lakes Research 27:19-32.

35) Ricciardi, A. and H.J. MacIsaac. 2000. Recent mass invasion of the North American Great Lakes by Ponto-Caspian species. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 15:62-65.

34) Bially*, A. and H.J. MacIsaac. 2000. Fouling mussels (Dreissena) colonize soft sediments in Lake Erie and facilitate benthic invertebrates. Freshwater Biology 43: 85-98.

33) MacIsaac, H.J., H.A.M. Ketelaars, I.A. Grigorovich*, C. Ramcharan and N.D. Yan. 2000. Modeling Bythotrephes longimanus invasions in the Great Lakes basin based on its European distribution. Archiv für Hydrobiologie 149:1-21.

32) Grigorovich*, I.A., H.J. MacIsaac, I.K. Rivier, N.V. Aladin and V.E. Panov. 2000. Comparative biology of the Ponto-Caspian cladoceran Cercopagis pengoi from Lake Ontario, Baltic Sea and Caspian Lake.  Archiv für Hydrobiologie 149:23-50.

31) Grigorovich*, I.A., Korniushin, A.V., and H.J. MacIsaac. 2000.  Moitessier’s pea clam Pisidium  moitessierianum  (Bivalvia, Sphaeriidae) in the Great Lakes: A cryptogenic species. Hydrobiologia 435:153-165.  

30) MacIsaac, H.J., I.A. Grigorovich*, J. Hoyle, N.D. Yan and V. Panov. 1999. Invasion of Lake Ontario by the Ponto-Caspian predatory cladoceran Cercopagis pengoiCanadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 56:1-5.

29) MacIsaac, H.J., O.E. Johannsson, J. Ye, W.G. Sprules, J.H. Leach, J.A. McCorquodale and I.A. Grigorovich*. 1999. Filtering effects of introduced bivalve (Dreissena polymorpha) in a shallow lake: application of a hydrodynamic model.  Ecosystems 2:338-350.

28) Grigorovich*, I.A. and H.J. MacIsaac. 1999. First record of the European amphipod Corophium mucronatum Sars (Amphipoda: Corophiidae) in the Laurentian Great Lakes. Journal of Great Lakes Research 25:401-405.

27) MacIsaac, H.J. 1999. Biological invasions in Lake Erie: past, present, and future. In: The State of Lake Erie: past, present and future. M. Munawar (ed.) p. 305-322.  (invited)

26) Roe*, S. and H.J. MacIsaac. 1998. Temporal variation of organochlorine contaminants in the zebra mussel Dreissena polymorpha in Lake Erie. Aquatic Toxicology  41:125-140.

25) Coulas*, R., H.J. MacIsaac and W. Dunlop. 1998. Selective predation by lake herring (Coregonus artedi) on exotic zooplankton (Bythotrephes cederstroemi) in Harp Lake, Ontario. Freshwater Biology 40:343-356.

24) Mazak*, E.J., H.J. MacIsaac, M.R. Servos and R. Hesslein. 1997. Influence of feeding habits on organochlorine contaminant accumulation in Great Lakes waterfowl. Ecological Applications 7:1133-1143.

23) Roe*, S. and H.J. MacIsaac. 1997. Deep-water population structure and reproductive state of quagga mussels (Dreissena bugensis) in Lake Erie.  Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 54:2428-2433.

22) Lozon*, J. and H.J. MacIsaac. 1997. Biological Invasions: are they dependent on disturbance? Environmental Reviews 5:131-144. (invited)

21) MacIsaac, H.J. 1996. Population structure of an introduced species (Dreissena polymorpha) along a wave-swept disturbance gradient. Oecologia 105:484-492.

20 ) MacIsaac, H.J. 1996. Potential abiotic and biotic impacts of zebra mussels on the inland waters of North America. American Zoologist 36:287-299. (invited)

19) MacIsaac, H.J., C. Lonnee* and J.H. Leach. 1995. Suppression of microzooplankton by zebra mussels: importance of mussel size. Freshwater Biology 34:379-387.

18) MacIsaac, H.J. and R. Rocha*. 1995. Effects of suspended clay on zebra mussel feces and pseudofeces production. Archiv für Hydrobiologie 135:53-64.

17) Havas, M., D.G. Woodfine, P. Lutz, K. Yung, H.J. MacIsaac and T.C. Hutchinson. 1995. Biological recovery of two previously acidified, metal-contaminated lakes near Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. Water, Air and Soil Pollution 85:791-796.

16) MacIsaac, H.J. 1994. Size selective predation on zebra mussels by crayfish.  Journal of the North American Benthological Society 13:206-216.

15) MacIsaac, H.J. 1994. Comparative growth and survival of Dreissena polymorpha and Dreissena bugensis, exotic molluscs introduced to the Great Lakes. Journal of Great Lakes Research 20:783-790.

14) Bunt*, C., H.J. MacIsaac and W.G. Sprules. 1993. Pumping rates and projected filtering impacts of juvenile zebra mussels in western Lake Erie. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 50:1017-1022.

13) Sprules, W.G., B. Bergström, H. Cyr, B. Hargreaves, S. Kilham, H.J. MacIsaac, R. Stemberger and R. Williams. 1992. Optical instruments for studying zooplankton distribution and abundance. Archiv für Hydrobiologie (Suppl.) 36:45-58.

12) MacIsaac, H.J., W.G. Sprules, O.E. Johannsson and J.H. Leach. 1992. Filtering impacts of larval and sessile zebra mussels in western Lake Erie. Oecologia 92:30-39.

11) MacIsaac, H.J., W.G. Sprules and J.H. Leach. 1991. Ingestion of small-bodied zooplankton by zebra mussels: Can cannibalism on larvae influence adult population dynamics? Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 48:2051-2060.

10) MacIsaac, H.J. and J.J. Gilbert. 1991. Discrimination between exploitative and interference competition between Keratella cochlearis and Cladocera. Ecology 72:924-937.

9) MacIsaac, H.J. and J.J. Gilbert. 1991. Competition between Keratella cochlearis and Daphnia ambigua: effects of temporal patterns of food availability. Freshwater Biology 25:189-198.

8) Yan, N.D., W. Keller, H.J. MacIsaac and L.J. MacEachern. 1991. Control of the plankton community structure of an acidic, mesotrophic lake by the invertebrate predator, Chaoborus. Ecological Applications 1:52-65.

7) MacIsaac, H.J. and J.J. Gilbert. 1990. Does exploitative or interference competition from Daphnia limit the abundance of Keratella in Loch Leven? A reassessment of May and Jones (1989). Journal of Plankton Research 12:1315-1322.

6) MacIsaac, H.J. and J.J. Gilbert. 1989. Competition between rotifers and cladocerans of different body sizes. Oecologia 81:295-301.

5) Gilbert, J.J. and H.J. MacIsaac. 1989. The susceptibility of Keratella cochlearis to interference by small cladocerans. Freshwater Biology 22:333-339.

4) MacIsaac, H.J., T.C. Hutchinson and W. Keller. 1987.  Analysis of planktonic rotifer assemblages from Sudbury, Ontario, area lakes of varying chemical composition.  Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 44:1692-1701.

3) MacIsaac, H.J., W. Keller, T.C. Hutchinson and N. Yan. 1986.  Natural changes in the planktonic Rotifera of a small, acid lake located near Sudbury, Ontario, following improvements in water chemistry. Water, Air and Soil Pollution 31:791-797.

2) MacIsaac, H.J. and T.C. Hutchinson. 1985.  The influence of benthic tundra pond vegetation and prey behaviour on zooplankton predation by the flatworm Mesostoma linguaCanadian Journal of Zoology 63:1617-1621.

1) MacIsaac, H.J., P.D.N. Hebert and S.S. Schwartz. 1985. Inter- and intraspecific variation in the acute thermal tolerance of DaphniaPhysiological Zoology 58:350-355.

PAPERS IN REVIEW (*student / postdoctoral fellow; # visiting PhD student)

3) Zhan*, A., S. He, T.W. Therriault, C.L. Abbott, D.D. Heath, M.E. Cristescu, and H.J. MacIsaac. Reproducibility of pyrosequencing data for biodiversity assessment in complex communities.  Methods in Ecology and Evolution (in revision).

2) Briski, E., A. Drake, F. Chan*, S.A. Bailey and H.J. MacIsaac. Variation in propagule and colonization pressures following rapid human-mediated transport: implications for a universal assemblage-based management model. Environmental Science and Technology.

1) MacIsaac, H.J., G. Morabito, M. Rogora, P. Volta, M. Manca. Long-term ecosystem responses to multiple stressors in a large lake. Journal of Limnology.

REVIEWED BOOKS

1) Carlton, J.T. G.M. Ruiz, J.E. Byers, A. Cangelosi, F.C. Dobbs, E.D. Grosholz, B. Leung, H.J. MacIsaac, M.J. Wonham. 2011. Assessing the relationship between propagule pressure and invasion risk in ballast water. National Research Council (USA), Water Science and Technology Board, U.S. National Academies. 123pp. ISBN-10: 0-309-21562-5

2) Schubel, J.R., R.M. Anderson, S.W. Fuller, T.D. Heaver, G.J.D. Hewings, P.T. Jenkins, H.J. MacIsaac, S.W. Popper, F.H. Quinn, T.D. Waite, M.G. Wolman, J.B. Zedler, and A.P. Zimmerman. 2008. Great Lakes Shipping, Trade, and Aquatic Invasive Species. National Research Council (USA). Transportation Research Board, U.S. National Academies, Special Report 291. 222 p. ISBN-10: 0-309-11313-X

REPORTS AND OTHER PUBLICATIONS (*student/postdoc)

MacIsaac, H.J. NSERC Canadian Aquatic Invasive Species Network II. Mid-term Report. 83 p. Submitted to NSERC.
 
MacIsaac, H.J., E. Paolucci*, M. Hernandez*, M. Lewis, and A. Potapov. 2013. Additive approaches to achieve environmental synergies in ballast water treatment.  Final Report. Submitted to Fednav Ltd, Montreal. 55p.

Serveiss, V., R. Sturtevant and H.J. MacIsaac. 2013. International Joint Commission:  Assessments of progress made towards restoring and maintaining Great Lakes water quality since 1987. Section VI. Aquatic Invasive Species.
 
Chan*, F.T., S.A. Bailey, and H.J. MacIsaac. 2012. Arctic Shipping: a free ride for aquatic invasive species? Canadian Polar Commission. Spring/Summer 2012, pp. 6-12.

MacIsaac, H. Alien invasive species one of the leading threats to global biodiversity. The Hill Times. May 21, 2012.

Simberloff, D., H.J. MacIsaac and 140 others. 2011. Non-natives: 141 scientists object. Nature 475:36.  Reply to: Don’t judge species by their origins, by M.A. Davis and 17 others.  Nature 474:153-154.

Schubel, R.R., B. M. Lesht, H.J. MacIsaac, P.B. Ortner, and H.M. Stirratt. 2010. External Review, Cooperative Institute for Limnology and Ecosystems Research (CILER), University of Michigan. Submitted to NOAA Science Advisory Board. 26p.

Reid, D.F., Johengen, T., MacIsaac, H.J., Dobbs, F., Doblin, M., Drake, L., Ruiz, G., and Jenkins, P. 2007. Identifying, verifying, and establishing options for best management practices for NOBOB vessels. Final Report to the Great Lakes Protection Fund. 119 pp. + appendices.

MacIsaac, H.J. 2005. Tracking Aquatic Invasive Species. Case Study 9.2. In: Principles of Conservation Biology. Third Edition. Edited by M.J. Groom, G.K. Meffe and C.R. Carroll. Sinauer, Sunderland, MA. pp. 323-325.

Panel Report. 2004. The St. Lawrence Seaway: Options of eliminate introduction of nonindigenous species into the Great Lakes. Phase I. Committee member. Transportation Research Board. U.S. National Academies.

MacIsaac, H.J. Nov. 8, 2002. Commentary on paper by Kolar, C.S. and Lodge, D.M. Ecological predictions and risk assessment for alien fishes in North America. Science 298:1233-1236 (2002). Nature (www.nature.com/nsu/021104/021104-14.html)

MacIsaac, H.J., S. Bailey*, R. Colautti*, C. van Overdijk*, and K. Amundsen. May 2002. Economic impact of invasive nonindigenous species in Canada: a case study approach. 185 p. Submitted to the Office of the Auditor-General of Canada.

Reid, D., H.J. MacIsaac, M. Dochoda, J. Gannon, M. Burrows and J. Hartig.  2002.  Research and Management Priorities for Invasive Species in the Great Lakes.  Prepared for: International Association of Great Lakes Researchers.  May 2002. 17 pp. (available online at: http://www.iaglr.org)

MacIsaac, H.J.  2001. Review of proposal by D.C. Schmitz and D. Simberloff  ‘Needed: a National Center for Biological Invasions’.  In: Issues in Science and Technology. (available online at: http://www.nap.edu/issues/18.1)

MacIsaac, H.J. and I. Grigorovich*. 1999. Editorial. Ponto-Caspian invaders in the Great Lakes. Journal of Great Lakes Research 25:1-2.

MacIsaac, H.J. 1994. Review of: Practical Manual for Zebra Mussel Monitoring and Control, by R. Claudi and G.L. Mackie.  1994. Lewis Publishers, Boca Raton, Florida.  Journal of the North American Benthological Society 13:411-412.

INVITED PRESENTATIONS (since 1993; plus 6 prior to 1992)(*student/postdoc)

146) March 2014: Queens University, Belfast, U.K. Topic: Using species rank-abundance distributions to characterize invasion risk associated with ships’ ballast water.

145) February 2014: Marine Invasive Species: Management of Ballast Water and other Vectors, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman. Topic: Vector-based risk assessment for ballast water introductions in the Canadian Arctic. Chan*, F.T., Bailey, S.A. and H.J. MacIsaac.

144) October 2013: Japan Science and Technology – NSERC Canada Workshop on Sustainable Water Use, Tokyo, Japan. Topic: Aquatic Science in Canada. (Plenary)

143) April 2013: 18th International Conference on Aquatic Invasive Species, Niagara Falls, ON.  Topic: Pathways for introduction of alien species exclusive of shipping. (Keynote). 

142) April 2013: Freshwater Invasives – Networking for Strategy Conference, Galway, Ireland. Topic: Pathways for introduction of alien species exclusive of shipping: the Canadian experience. (Plenary)

141) March 2013: Spread and management of aquatic invasive species. International Lake of the Woods Water Quality Forum, International Falls, Minnesota. (Keynote). 

140) October 2012: Developing a national port screening program workshop. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C. Topic: Developing a molecular rapid early detection screening process for Aquatic Invasive Species in Canadian ports: use of next generation sequencing. H.J. MacIsaac A. Zhan*, D. Heath, M. Cristescu, M. Hulak*. 

139) August 2012: Rapid response, early detection, and risk assessment of invasive alien species workshop. Stellenbosch, South Africa. Topic: Developing early detection methods using next generation sequencing. 

138) June 2012: Canadian Science Writers’ Association Annual Conference, Windsor, ON. Topic: Climate change and species invasions in the Canadian Arctic.   

137) May 2012: Fisheries and Oceans Standing Committee, Parliament Hill, Ottawa.  Topic: Invasive Alien Species in the Great Lakes.

136) February 2012: National Invasive Species Forum, Ottawa, ON. Topic: NSERC Canadian Aquatic Invasive Species Network II. 

135) February 2012: U.S. National Academy of Sciences, Sustainability Linkages in the Federal Government: Opportunities and Challenges to the Great Lakes as a Coastal System. Seattle, WA. Topic: Great Lakes Stressors.

134) November 2011: Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina. Topic: Detecting rare species: application to alien, invasive species in aquatic environments.

133) November 2011: 2nd World Conference on Biological Invasions and Ecosystem Functioning, Mar del Plata, Argentina. Topic: Management of vectors to prevent biological invasions: successes, transitions and failures in the Great Lakes of North America. (Keynote).

132) November 2011: U.S. Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force, Department of Commerce, Washington, D.C.  Topic: NSERC Canadian Aquatic Invasive Species Network II.  Network approaches to studying alien invasive species. 

131) October 2011: Responding to Invasive Species, Invasive Plant Council of B.C., conference, Vancouver, B.C., Topic: Aquatic invasions and pathways. 

130) July 2011: Università degli Studi di Sassari, Sardinia, Italy. Topic: Models and approaches to predict invasions of the Great Lakes and inland lakes. 

129) July 2011: Instituto Italiano di Idrobiologia, Pallanza, Italy.  Topic:  History and management of species invasions in the Laurentian Great Lakes. 

128) April 2011: Northeast Aquatic Nuisance Species Panel, Quebec City, Quebec. Topic: Network approaches to studying aquatic invasive species in Canada.

127) April 2011: Intelligent Community Forum, Windsor, Ontario. Topic: Canadian Aquatic Invasive Species Network.

126) February 2011: International Council for the Sea – International Maritime Organization – Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission, Working Group on Ballast and Other Ship Vectors, Nantes, France. Topic: Models to predict invasion risk via ships’ hull fouling. H.J. MacIsaac, F. Sylvester* and O. Kalaci*.

124-125) February 2011: International Council for the Sea – International Maritime Organization – Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission, Working Group on Introductions and Transfers of Marine Organisms, Nantes, France. Topic 1: Network approaches to studying aquatic invasive species in Canada. Topic 2: Early detection and identification of aquatic invasive species using molecular techniques. H.J. MacIsaac and A. Zhan*. (Keynote).

123) January 2011: Society of Canadian Limnologists, Toronto. Topic: Spread and management of biological invasions in the Great Lakes and inland lakes. (Keynote).

122) November 2010: Canadian Council of Fisheries and Aquaculture Ministers, St. John’s, Newfoundland. Topic: Invasive Species as a Management Concern in Canada.

121) October 2010: 6th Annual Hwy H2O Conference, Toronto, ON. Topic: Management of invasion vectors in the Laurentian Great Lakes.

120) May 2010: Bay Area Restoration Council, Hamilton, ON. Topic: Management of invasion vectors in the Great Lakes.

119) February 2010: Global Change Conference, Laurentian University, Sudbury, ON. Topic: Invasive species in the Great Lakes basin.   

118) October 2009: International Congress on Biological Invasions, Fuzhou, China. Topic: Vectors and management of nonindigenous species in the Great Lakes. (Keynote)

117) June 2009: Environment Canada, Ottawa, ON. Topic: Canadian Aquatic Invasive Species Network.

115-116) April 2009: 16th International Conference on Aquatic Invasive Species, Montreal, Quebec. Topic 1: Can we predict and prevent aquatic invasions? (Plenary). Topic 2: Great Lakes shipping, trade, and AIS: A report from the U.S. Transportation Research Board.

114) December 2008: Buffalo State College, Buffalo, NY.  Topic: Ballast water management: will it work for the Great Lakes?

113) November 2008: Fifty years of invasion ecology – the legacy of Charles Elton. Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa.  Topic: The growth of invasion ecology in freshwater ecosystems. H.J. MacIsaac and A. Ricciardi (Keynote)

112) October 2008: IV Congreso Argentino de Limnologia, Bariloche, Argentina. Topic: Models to predict species invasion (Keynote)

111) October 2008: University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina.  Topic: Vectors and pathways of species invasion: possibilities for intervention

110) October 2008: University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Topic Vectors and pathways of species invasion: possibilities for intervention

109) August 2008: Ecological Society of America, Milwaukee. Topic: Growth of invasion biology in aquatic ecosystems

108) July 2008: Inland Seas Education Center, Traverse City, MI.  Topic: Biology and management of ballast water.

106-107) June 2008: American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, St. John’s Newfoundland. Symposium: Aquatic Invasive Species: Understanding invaders to prevent new introductions. Topic 1: Effects of life history and propagule pressure on spread of aquatic invasive species. (with J. Muirhead*); Topic 2: Advances in invasion ecology since Charles Elton. (fill-in Plenary speaker).

105) May 2008: International Association for Great Lakes Researchers, Peterborough, ON. Symposium: 20 years of zebra mussels in North America.  Topic: Developments in invasion ecology. (with R. Tedla*)

104) November 2007: Science City, Windsor, ON. Topic: Canada’s first educational exhibit on Aquatic Invasive Species

103) November, 2007: Latornell Conservation Symposium, Alliston, ON. Topic: Update on Canadian Aquatic Invasive Species Network projects in the Great Lakes region. 

102) September 2007: U.S. Coast Guard Ballast Water meeting, Chicago, IL. Topic: Can open ocean ballast water exchange prevent invasions between freshwater ports? (with D. Gray*, T. Johengen and D. Reid).

101) August 2007: Ecological Society of America, Ecological and economic theory in analyzing risk in biological invasions Symposium.  Topic: Predicting lake vulnerability to species invasion using a hierarchical approach. (with J. Muirhead*)

100) April 2007: Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources Research Symposium, Orilla, ON. Topic: The spread and threat to biodiversity of AIS in Ontario's lakes.

99) Feb 2007:  University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Biology Department.  Topic:  Modeling species invasions.

98) Feb. 2007: University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Great Lakes Institute. Topic: Biological invasions, ships, and the Great Lakes

97) October 2006: McGill University, Montreal. Topic: Modeling biological invasions.

96) May 2006: US National Academy of Sciences, Transportation Research Board Meeting, Washington, D.C.  Topic: Does open-ocean ballast exchange work?

95) March 2006: Foundation for American Communication, The not-so-Great Lakes: myths, truths, and the future of our water supply. University of Windsor, Windsor, ON. Topic: Biological invasions threaten the integrity of the Great Lakes.

94) January 2006: International Invasive Species Workshop, Halifax, NS. Topic: Progress in predicting occurrence of invasive species: models and the Canadian Aquatic Invasive Species Network. 

93) November 2005: Coastal Zone Climate Change and Adaptation Symposium, Toronto, ON. Topic: Non-native species in the coastal Great Lakes, a challenge for the future.

92) November 2005: McIlwraith Field Naturalists Club, London, ON. Topic: The spread and threat to biodiversity of aquatic invasive species in Ontario's lakes. 

91) May 2005: U.S. Coast Guard Workshop on NOBOB vessels, Cleveland, OH.  Topic: Invertebrate animals and resting stages in NOBOB ships. H.J. MacIsaac, S. Bailey*, I. Duggan* and C. van Overdijk*.

90) May 2005: International Workshop on Biological Invasions of Inland Waters, Florence, Italy. Topic: Predicting biological invasions. (invited panelist)

89) April 2005: Department of Biology, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA. Topic: Vector-based models for predicting invasion risk in lakes.

88) March 2005: Invaders of the Great Lakes: Options for Prevention and Management. Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI. Topic: Invasion history, risks and consequences in the Great Lakes Region: An overview.

87) January 2005: Society of Canadian Limnologists, Windsor, ON. Topic: Canadian Aquatic Invasive Species Network. (Plenary)

86) November 2004: Lake Superior Binational Committee, Thunder Bay, ON: Topic: Invasive species in Lake Superior: An overview.

85) November 2004: Invasive Species Conference, York University, Toronto, ON. Topic: Predicting biological invasions and the economic cost of invasive species in Canada

84) October 2004: Department of Natural Resources, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. Topic: What can invasions of inland lakes contribute to invasion theory?

83) September 2004: International Joint Commission, Research Steering Committee, Windsor, ON. Topic: Biological Invasions in the Great Lakes: mechanisms of introduction, resource management options, and control possibilities

82) August 2004: 6th International Symposium on Sediment Quality Assessment, Antwerp, Belgium; Topic: Sediments and ships: natural biota as biological contaminants. H.J. MacIsaac, S.A. Bailey*, I.C. Duggan*, and N. Kanavillil* (Keynote

81) May 2004: Bacon and Eggheads Breakfast. Address to Parliament, Parliament Hill, Ottawa, ON; Topic: Invasive species in Canada: coming soon to a lake near you.

80) May 2004: Great Lakes Sustainability Conference, Cleveland, OH. Topic: In situ assessment of NOBOB ships as a vector of invasive species to the Great Lakes. H.J. MacIsaac, S. Bailey*, C. van Overdijk*, I. Duggan*, N. Kumar*, D. Reid, and T. Johengen.

78-79) May 2004: Baltic Sea – Great Lakes Species Invasion Workshop, Ann Arbor, MI. Topic 1: History of biological invasions in the Great Lakes. Topic 2: NOBOB ships as invasive species vectors S. Bailey*, H.J. MacIsaac, C. van Overdijk*, I. Duggan*, N. Kumar*, D. Reid, and T. Johengen.

77) May 2004: Presentation to Michigan House of Representatives members, Ann Arbor, MI.  Topic: Biology of ballast water.

75-76) February 2004: University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta. Topic 1: Invasion kinetics of spiny waterflea dispersal in Ontario. Topic 2: Biological invasion in the Great Lakes.

73-74) Nov. 2003: Department of Fisheries and Oceans National Science Workshop, St. John's, NFLD. Topic 1: Biological invasions in the Great Lakes: past, present and future; Topic 2: Invasive Species Network.

72) Oct. 2003: Buffalo State College, Buffalo, NY. Topic: Invasive species: Coming soon to a lake near you.

71) Oct. 2003: Great Lakes Regional Waterways Management Forum, Sarnia, ON. Topic: Great Lakes NOBOB ship study update.

70) Oct. 2003: University of Louisville, Louisville, KY. Topic: Invasive species: Coming soon to a lake near you

69) Sept. 2003: International Joint Commission, Ann Arbor, MI. Topic: Shipping pathways for species introduction in the Great Lakes.

68) Sept. 2003: Great Lakes Fishery Commission Meeting, Chicago, IL. Topic: Ballast water vectors of invasive species introduction.

67) July 2003: Network for Environmental Assessment and Remediation, Geneva, Switzerland. Topic: Predicting biological invasions using studies of human-mediated dispersal vectors (Keynote).

66) June 2003: Global threats to large lakes symposium, DePaul University, Chicago, IL. Topic: Invasive Species: Great Lakes and international perspectives and policy needs.

65) June 2003: Society of Environmental Journalists, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI. Topic: Current issues of aquatic invasive species in the Great Lakes.

64) June 2003: Ontario Association of Anglers and Hunters, 12th International Aquatic Invasive Species Conference, Windsor, ON. Topic: Ecological aspects of fishhook waterfleas in Lake Erie.

63) May 2003: Morris Katz Memorial Lectureship in Environmental Research, York University, Toronto, ON. Topic: Predicting biological invasions in the Great Lakes and inland lakes in Ontario.

62) May 2003: Lake Erie at the Millennium (2003), University of Windsor, Windsor, ON. Topic: Is the Huron-Erie corridor an invasion ‘hotspot’? With R.I. Colautti*, I.A. Grigorovich*, S.A. Bailey*, I.C. Duggan* and H.J. MacIsaac.

61) March 2003: State of Lake Ontario Conference, Niagara Falls, ON. Topic: Recent invasive species in the Lake Ontario ecosystem – invasive species, food web disruption, impact on fisheries.

60) February 2003: Zoology Department, University of Toronto (sponsored by the Great Lakes Research Consortium Seminar Series), Toronto, ON. Topic: Tracking species introductions in North American and Eurasian freshwaters.

59) February 2003: Canadian Council of Fisheries and Aquaculture Ministers, Aquatic Invasive Species Task Group, Mississauga, ON. Topic: Nonindigenous species in Canada’s aquatic ecosystems: Where do we go from here? 

58) January 2003: Canadian Conference for Fisheries Research and Society of Canadian Limnologists, Ottawa, ON. Topic: Retrospective analyses of nonindigenous species in Canada’s aquatic ecosystems: a century of disaster. (Plenary)

57) June 2002: Environment Canada’s Invasive Study and Great Lakes Binational Executive Committee Meeting, Toronto, ON. Topic: Retrospective and prospective analyses of invasions in the Great Lakes

56) June 2002: Great Lakes Fishery Commission, Chicago, IL. Topic: Retrospective and prospective analyses of invasions in the Great Lakes: More to come? 

55) June 2002: United Nations University conference, Hamilton, ON. Topic: Shipping vectors for nonindigenous species introductions to the Great Lakes. S. Bailey* and H.J. MacIsaac.

54) May 2002: Superior: State of the Lake Conference, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI. Topic: Transoceanic shipping patterns in Lake Superior: ballast 'hot spot' without invaders. R.I. Colautti*, I.A. Grigorovich*, I.C. Duggan* and H.J. MacIsaac.

53) April 2002: Environmental Risk Assessment Conference, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH. Topic: Modelling species invasions. (Keynote)

52) February 2002: Zoology Department, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON. Topic: Global and Great Lakes perspectives on introduced species.

51) November 2001: Key Session Speaker, North American Lake Management Society, Madison, WI. Topic: Invasion of nonindigenous species into the Great Lakes: patterns and mechanisms.

50) November 2001: National Workshop on Invasive Alien Species, Ottawa, ON. Topic:  Species invasions in the Great Lakes: Charting a path to progress.

49) November 2001: Featured Speaker, Science Teachers’ Association of Ontario, Toronto, ON. Topic: Global and Great Lakes perspectives on introduced species as an agent of environmental change. 

48) September 2001: International Joint Commission Public Forum on Great Lakes—St. Lawrence Water Quality, Montreal, QC. Topic: How bad is the alien invasive species problem in the Great Lakes?

47) August 2001: USA – Russia Invasive Species Workshop, Borok, Russia. Topic: Vectors, patterns and processes for introducing aquatic invaders: the Ponto-Caspian connection. H.J. MacIsaac and D. Reid. (Plenary).

46) August 2001: USA – Russia Invasive Species Workshop, Borok, Russia. Topic: Assessment of transoceanic vessels as vectors for nonindigenous species introductions to the Great Lakes.  D. Reid and H.J. MacIsaac. (Plenary).

45) August 2001: USA – Russia Invasive Species Workshop, Borok, Russia. Topic: Patterns and mechanisms of invertebrate introductions in the Ponto-Caspian region.  I.A. Grigorovich* and H.J. MacIsaac.

44) August 2001: American Fisheries Society Conference, Phoenix, AZ. Topic:  Non-indigenous species invasion vectors in the Great Lakes basin.

43) June 2001: Canada-USA Inter-university Seminar, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. Topic: Management of aquatic nuisance species in a changing environment.

42) March 2001: Lake Erie in the Millennium Conference, University of Windsor, Windsor, ON.  Topic: Invertebrate invasions in Lake Erie: recent developments and prognostications.

41) February 2001: Biology Department, York University, Toronto, ON. Topic: Vectors and patterns of aquatic species invasions in the Great Lakes basin.

40) February 2001: Invasive Species Seminar Series, Zoology Department, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. Topic: Invasion corridors to the Great Lakes.

39) October 2000: Society of Environmental Journalists’ 10th National Conference, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.  Topic: Introduction to Great Lakes invasions issue, and Panelist for Ballast Blues: Controlling exotic species introductions.

38) October 2000: Testimony to the Michigan House of Representatives, East Lansing, MI.  Topic: Past, present and future of invasions in the Great Lakes.

37) July 2000: Roseland Rotary Club, Windsor, ON. Topic: Species invasions in the Great Lakes.

36) July 2000: International Joint Commission, Great Lakes Water Quality Board Meeting. Ann Arbor, MI.  Topic: Overview of the biological pollution problem in the Great Lakes.

34-35) May 2000: Workshop on Ponto-Caspian invaders in northern and western Europe and the North American Great Lakes, Copenhagen, Denmark. Topic 1: Modeling species invasions H.J. MacIsaac and N. Yan. Topic 2: Ecosystem impacts of introduced invertebrates in Ponto-Caspian basins. I. Grigorovich* and H.J. MacIsaac.

32-33) February 2000: 10th International Aquatic Nuisance Species and Zebra Mussel Conference, Toronto, ON. Topic 1: Risk-based standards; Topic 2: Invited Participant, Ballast Water Effluent Standards Panel.

31) January 2000: Environmental Monitoring Assessment Network, National Science Meeting, Toronto, ON. Topic: Biological invasions in and around the Great Lakes basin.

30) November 1999: Department of Biology, Laval University, Quebec City, PQ. Topic: Patterns and processes of species invasions in the Great Lakes.

29) November 1999: Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Ann Arbor, MI. Topic: Eurasian species invasions into the Great Lakes

28) November 1999: Global Invasive Species Program, Invasion Vectors Conference, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD.  Topic: Invertebrate invasions: pathways and mechanisms. H.J. MacIsaac and I. Grigorovich*.

27) August 1999: Institute of Hydrobiology, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine. Topic: Ponto-Caspian species in the Great Lakes H.J. MacIsaac, I. Grigorovich*.

26) April 1999: Lake Erie at the Millennium - Changes, Trends, and Trajectories Conference, Windsor, ON.  Topic: Reassessment of species invasions dogma: Lake Erie as an example. H.J. MacIsaac, A. Ricciardi and I.A. Grigorovich*.

25) August 1998: Societas Internationalis Limnologiae, Dublin, Ireland. Aquatic Invasive Species Workshop. Topic: The need for East-West collaboration to reduce Ponto-Caspian invasions.

24) May 1998: International Association of Great Lakes Researchers, Hamilton, ON. Topic: Distribution and invasion history of Bythotrephes in Eurasia and North America H.J. MacIsaac, H. Ketelaars, I. Grigorovich* and C. Ramcharan.

23) April 1998: Chilean Society of Limnologists, Puerto Varas, Chile. Topic: Species introductions in the Great Lakes: lessons for Chile.

22) March 1998: Universidad Nacional del Comahue, Bariloche, Argentina. Topic: Ecosystem effects of introduced species in the Great Lakes.

21) October 1997: Biology Department, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH. Topic: Bythotrephes invasion in a small Ontario lake: ecosystem effects.

19-20) June 1997: International Association for Great Lakes Researchers Conference, Buffalo, NY.  Topic 1: Exotic Species: are they dependent on disturbance? H. MacIsaac and J. Lozon*. Topic 2: Colonization ecology of soft sediments by Dreissena in Lake Erie. A. Bially* and H.J. MacIsaac.

18) March 1997: Instituto di Italiano Idrobiologia, Pallanza, Italy. Topic: Bythotrephes ecology in large lakes in the Great Lakes and in Lake Maggiore.

17) February 1997: a) Swiss Institute for Environmental Science and Technology, Kastanienbaum, Switzerland;  b) Max Planck Institut für Limnologie, Plön, Germany; c) Water Storage Corporation, Werkendam, The Netherlands. Topic: Bythotrephes invasion of a small Ontario lake: zooplankton community changes and predation by planktivorous fish.

16) February 1997: Zoology Department, University of Western Ontario, London, ON. Topic: Effects of physical disturbance on exotic mussels in Lake Erie.

15) June 1996: North American Benthological Society Conference, Kalispell, MT. Topic: Impact of physical disturbance on Dreissena on hard- and soft-bottom substrates. H.J. MacIsaac and A. Bially*.

14) June 1996: American Society for Limnology and Oceanography Conference, Milwaukee, WI. Topic: Occurrence of Bythotrephes cederstroemi in diets of lake herring in a small Ontario lake. R.A. Coulas*, H.J. MacIsaac and N.D. Yan.

13) May 1996: International Association for Great Lakes Researchers Conference, Mississauga, ON. Topic: Past, present and future biological invasions in Lake Erie.

12) March 1996: Harrow Research Station, Agriculture Canada, Harrow, ON. Topic: Ecology and ecotoxicology of zebra mussels in Lake Erie.

10-11) November 1995: 15th International Symposium on Lake, Reservoir and Watershed Management, Toronto, ON. Topic 1: Effects of Bythotrephes cederstroemi on microzooplankton: an enclosure experiment R. Coulas* and H.J. MacIsaac. Topic 2: Ecological and ecotoxicological changes in western Lake Erie following zebra mussel invasion. H.J. MacIsaac, J.H. Leach and G.D. Haffner.

8-9) July 1995: Russian Academy of Sciences, Zoological Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia. Topic 1: Ecosystems consequences of species invasions in the Great Lakes. Topic 2: Mechanisms and consequences of zooplankton competition.

7) January 1995: American Society of Zoologists, St. Louis, MO. Topic: Potential abiotic and biotic effects of zebra mussels on inland waterways of North America.

6) June 1994: American Society of Limnology and Oceanography Meeting, Miami, FL. Topic: Microzooplankton predation by zebra mussels and quagga mussels: the importance of mussel size.

5) May 1994: International Association for Great Lakes Researchers Annual Meeting, Windsor, ON. Topic: Zebra mussel predation by crayfish: another view.

4) June 1993: American Society of Limnology and Oceanography Conference, Edmonton, AL. Topic: Dietary utilization of a recent Great Lakes invader by native species.

3) May 1993: University of Toronto, Department of Zoology, Toronto, ON. Topic: Ecological integration of exotic species: lessons from the Great Lakes.

1-2) February 1993: Department of Biology, University of Texas, Arlington, TX. Topic: Ecological integration of exotic species: lessons from the Great Lakes.

CONTRIBUTED PRESENTATIONS (since 1992; *=student/pdf)

168) November, 2013: Centre of Excellence for Invasion Biology – Canadian Aquatic Invasive Species Network Aquatic-Terrestrial Invasion Biology Workshop, Stellenbosch, South Africa. Topic: Use of colonization pressure and propagule pressure to characterize introduction risk. F.T. Chan*, J.N. Bradie, E. Briski, S.A. Bailey and H.J. MacIsaac.

166-167) International Congress of Biological Invasions, Qingdao, China. Topic 1: Species rank-abundance distributions characterize community structure and risk of invasion pathways.  H.J. MacIsaac, F.T. Chan*, S.A. Bailey, A. Drake, E. Briski. Topic 2: Complex plankton community profiling using high-throughput sequencing technology - a technical perspective. A. Zhan*, M.E. Cristescu, H.J. MacIsaac.

165) September 2013: 12th International Conference on Ecology and Management of Alien Plant Invasions, Pirenopolis, Brazil. Topic: Alien macrophytes in the Great Lakes: survival of Eichhornia crassipes and Pistia stratiotes. A. Eyraud* and H.J. MacIsaac.

164) August 2013: 8th International Conference on Marine Bioinvasions, Vancouver, B.C. Topic: Is hull fouling a potential vector for the introduction of nonindigenous species to the Canadian Arctic? F.T. Chan*, S.A. Bailey and H.J. MacIsaac.

163) May 2013: Green Marine Annual Conference, Vancouver, B.C. Topic: Fednav’s Hybrid BWT System - A Canadian company’s response to 13+ years of US ballast water regulations. G. Robichon and H.J. MacIsaac (joint presentation).

157-162) May 2013: CAISN Annual General Meeting, Kananaskis, Alberta: Topic 1: Determinants of rapid response success for alien invasive species in aquatic ecosystems. B. Beric* and H.J. MacIsaac. Topic 2: Alien macrophytes in the Great Lakes: survival of Eichhornia crassipes and Pistia stratiotes. A. Eyraud* and H.J. MacIsaac. Topic 3: Effect of chlorine treatment in reducing viable zooplankton populations in ballast water tanks.  M. Hernandez*, E. Paolucci*, A. Potapov, M. Lewis and H.J. MacIsaac. Topic 4: Hybrid treatment to control plankton densities in ballast water tanks. E. Paolucci*, M. Hernandez*, A. Potapov, M. Lewis and H.J. MacIsaac. Topic 5: Identifying high-risk introduction events by examining the relationship between colonization pressure and propagule pressure. F. Chan*, J. Bradie, A. Drake and H.J. MacIsaac. Topic 6: Phylogeography of the invasive ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi in Eurasia. S. Ghabooli*, A. Zhan*, M. Cristescu and H.J. MacIsaac.

153-156) April 2013: 18th International Conference on Aquatic Invasive Species, Niagara Falls, ON.  Topic 1: Does transport pathway influence the relationship between colonization pressure and propagule pressure of zooplankton in ballast water of ships? F. Chan* and H.J. MacIsaac; Topic 2: Determinants of rapid response success for alien invasive species in aquatic ecosystems. B. Beric* and H.J. MacIsaac; Topic 3: Phylogeography of the invasive ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi in Eurasia. S. Ghabooli*, A. Zhan*, M. Cristescu and H.J. MacIsaac; Topic 4: Hybrid treatment to control plankton densities in ballast water tanks. E. Paolucci*, M. Hernandez*, A. Potapov and H.J. MacIsaac.

149-152) January 2013: 66th Canadian Conference for Fisheries Research – Society of Canadian Limnologists, Windsor ON. Topic 1: Range and survival of two nonindigenous species (Eichhornia crassipes) and (Pistia stratiotes) in the Great Lakes. A. Eyraud* and H.J. MacIsaac. Topic 2: Phylogeography of the invasive ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi in Eurasia. S. Ghabooli*, T. Shiganova, E. Briski* and H.J. MacIsaac. Topic 3: Determinants of rapid response success for alien invasive species in aquatic ecosystems. B. Beric* and H.J. MacIsaac. Topic 4: Transport pathway influences the relationship between colonization pressure and propagule pressure in invasion ecology. F.T. Chan*, E. Briski, S.A. Bailey, and H.J. MacIsaac.

148) July 2012: Association for Science in Limnology and Oceanography, Lake Biwa, Japan. Topic:  Exceptional biodiversity of Canadian freshwater and marine ports revealed using next generation pyrosequencing. (H.J. MacIsaac, A. Zhan*, D. Heath, M. Cristescu, M. Hulak*).

142-147) May 2012: Canadian Aquatic Invasive Species Network, Annual General Meeting, Montreal, QC. Topic 1: Do alien predator species have stronger negative impacts than native predators? E. Paolucci*, A. Ricciardi, and H.J. MacIsaac  Topic 2: Rapid response to alien invasive species: eradication, control the spread, and suppression strategies. B. Beric* and H.J. MacIsaac Topic 3: Determining the range and winter survival of two invasive macrophytes in the Great Lakes. A. Eyraud* and H.J. MacIsaac. Topic 4: Characterizing propagule pressure and colonization pressure of ship-mediated aquatic nonindigenous species in the Canadian Arctic. F. Chan*, S.A. Bailey and H.J. MacIsaac. Topic 5: A mysterious underwater world: plankton biodiversity in major Canadian ports as revealed through next generation sequencing. A. Zhan*, M.E. Cristescu, C. Abbott, S. Adamowicz, T. Therriault, S.A. Bailey and H.J. MacIsaac. Topic 6: Genetic variation in the invasive mussel Limnoperna fortunei across South America and Asia. S. Ghabooli*, E. Paolucci*, P. Sardina, F. Sylvester, P. Perepelizin, A. Zhan*, M.E. Cristescu, and H.J. MacIsaac.

139-141) November 2011: 2nd World Conference on Biological Invasions and Ecosystem Functioning, Mar del Plata, Argentina. Topic 1: The effect of anti-fouling paints on marine hull fouling on transoceanic commercial vessels. F. Sylvester*, J. Bradie, and H.J. MacIsaac. Topic 2: Alien predator species: are negative ecological interactions more common than positive ones? E. Paolucci*, A. Ricciardi, and H.J. MacIsaac. Topic 3: Morphological variation and genetic structure in the invasive mussel Limnoperna fortunei across South America. E. Paolucci*, P. Sardina, F. Sylvester, P. Perepelizin, A. Zhan*, S. Ghabooli*, M. Cristescu, and H.J. MacIsaac.

137-138) August 2011: 7th International Conference on Marine Bioinvasions, Barcelona, Spain. Topic 1:  Ship hull fouling as a vector of introduction of nonindigenous species to Canada’s marine coasts.  H.J. MacIsaac, O. Kalaci*, and F. Sylvester*.  Topic 2: Invasion genetics of the Ciona intestinalis species complex: from regional endemism to global homogeneity. A. Zhan*, M.E. Cristescu and H.J. MacIsaac. 

131-136) April 2011, Canadian Aquatic Invasive Species Annual General Meeting, Quebec City, QC. Topic 1: Hull fouling as a vector for introduction of non-indigenous species. A.A. Adebayo*, F. Sylvester*, O. Kalaci* and H.J. MacIsaac. Topic 2: Domestic vessels as a potential pathway of nonindigenous species in the Great Lakes – St. Lawrence River. A.A. Adebayo*, S.A. Bailey and H.J. MacIsaac. Topic 3: First vector-based risk assessment for ship-mediated biological invasions in the Canadian Arctic. Chan*, F.T., S.A. Bailey, C.J. Wiley and H.J. MacIsaac. Topic 4: Multiple introductions and invasion pathways for the invasive ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi in Eurasia. S. Ghabooli*, T. Shiganova, A. Zhan*, M. Cristescu, P. Eghtesadi-Araghi and H.J. MacIsaac. Topic 5: Assessing invasion risk across taxa and habitats. E. Briski* and H.J. MacIsaac. Topic 6: Jump or creep: population genetic structure and dispersal dynamics of the introduced golden mussel in South America. A. Zhan*, E. Paolucci, M. Cristescu, and H.J. MacIsaac.

128-130) February 2011: Association for Science in Limnology and Oceanography, San Juan, Puerto Rico. Topic 1:  Models to predict invasion risk via ships’ hull fouling. MacIsaac, H.J., F. Sylvester* and O. Kalaci*.  Topic 2: Domestic vessels as a potential pathway of nonindigenous species in the Great Lakes – St. Lawrence River. A.A. Adebayo*, S.A. Bailey and H.J. MacIsaac. Topic 3: First vector-based risk assessment for ship-mediated biological invasions in the Canadian Arctic. F.T. Chan*, S.A. Bailey, C.J. Wiley and H.J. MacIsaac.

124-127) September 2010: International Council for the Exploration of the Sea Annual Science Conference, Nantes, France. Topic 1: Invasion genetics of Ciona intestinalis species complex: from regional endemism to global homogeneity. A. Zhan*, H.J. MacIsaac and M. Cristescu. Topic 2: A.A. Adebayo*, S.A. Bailey and H.J. MacIsaac. Lakers as vectors for the introduction and spread of nonindigenous species in the Great Lakes – St. Lawrence River. Topic 3: Multiple introductions and invasion pathways for the invasive ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi in Eurasia. S. Ghabooli*,  T. Shiganova, A. Zhan*, M. Cristescu, P. Eghtesadi-Araghi and H.J. MacIsaac. Topic 4: Use of DNA barcoding to detect invertebrate invasive species from diapausing eggs. E. Briski*, M. Cristescu, S.A. Bailey and H.J. MacIsaac.

121-123) August 2010: 17th International Conference on Aquatic Invasive Species, San Diego, CA. Topic 1: Multiple introductions and invasion pathways for the invasive ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi in Eurasia. S. Ghabooli*, A. Zhan*, M. Cristescu and H.J. MacIsaac, T. Shiganova and P. Eghtesadi-Araghi. Topic 2: Identification of ballast sediment invertebrate species using resting eggs and mitochondrial markers. H.J. MacIsaac, E. Briski*, M.E. Cristescu and S.A. Bailey. Topic 3: Tales from the crypt: instrument records from inside operating ballast tanks. D.F. Reid, T. Johengen, S.A. Bailey, C. Wiley, P. Jenkins and H.J. MacIsaac.

120) August 2010,: 31st Congress of the International Limnological Society, Cape Town, South Africa. Topic: Management of invasion vectors in the Great Lakes.

113-119) April 2010: Canadian Aquatic Invasive Species Network Annual Meeting, Victoria, British Columbia. Topic 1: A comprehensive analysis of ship-mediated invasion risk in the Canadian Arctic. F.T. Chan*, S.A. Bailey and H.J. MacIsaac. Topic 2: Evaluation of stochastic gravity model selection for use in estimating spread of aquatic invasive species. J. Muirhead*, and H.J. MacIsaac. Topic 3: Looking at both sides of the invasion: the colonial violet tunicate in North America. D. Bock, A. Zhan*, H.J. MacIsaac and M.E. Cristescu. Topic 4: Lakers as transport vectors for introduction and spread of nonindigenous species in the Great Lakes. A. Adebayo*, and H.J. MacIsaac. Topic 5: Use of NaCl brine as a ballast water treatment technology on transoceanic vessels entering the Great Lakes. T. Wang*,  S.A. Bailey, C. Wiley, P. Jenkins, T. Johengen, D. Reid and H.J. MacIsaac. Topic 6: Efficacy of regulations in protecting the Great Lakes from biological invasions via ships' ballast water. E. Briski*, S.A. Bailey, M.E. Cristescu and H.J. MacIsaac. Topic 7: Invasion genetics of the model species Ciona intestinalis: cryptic species diversity and high population connectivity. A. Zhan*, H.J. MacIsaac and M.E. Cristescu.

112) October 2009: International Congress on Biological Invasions, Fuzhou, China. Topic: Global genetic analyses suggest recent human-mediated expansion for Ciona intestinalis, a highly invasive tunicate species complex. A. Zhan*, M.E. Cristescu and H.J. MacIsaac.

106-111) May 2009: Canadian Aquatic Invasive Species Network Annual Meeting, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Topic 1: Comparative phylogeography of two invasive colonial tunicates reveals contrasting invasion histories in North America. D. Bock, C. Lejeusne*, H.J. MacIsaac and M.E. Cristescu. Topic 2: Using brine to limit spread of nonindigenous species by ballast water. J. Bradie*, S. Bailey, C. Wiley and H.J. MacIsaac. Topic 3: Invertebrates and resting stages in ships entering Canadian freshwater and marine ports. E. Briski*, S. Bailey, M.E. Cristescu and H.J. MacIsaac. Topic 4: Analysis of ship-mediated invasion risks in the Canadian arctic. (award winning poster) F. Chan*, S. Bailey, C. Wiley and H.J. MacIsaac. Topic 5: Use of NaCl brine as a ballast treatment technology for transoceanic vessels entering the Great Lakes. T. Wang*, S. Bailey, H.J. MacIsaac, C. Wiley, P. Jenkins, T. Johengen and D.F. Reid. Topic 6: Hull fouling as a vector for introduction of non-indigenous species. F. Sylvester* and H. MacIsaac.

95-105) April 2009: 16th International Conference on Aquatic Invasive Species, Montreal, Quebec. Topic 1: Invertebrates and resting stages in sediments of vessels entering Canadian ports. E. Briski*, M. Cristescu, H.J. MacIsaac and S.A. Bailey. Topic 2: Comparative phylogeography of two invasive colonial tunicates reveals contrasting invasion histories in North America. D. Bock, C. Lejeusne*, H.J. MacIsaac and M.E. Cristescu. Topic 3: Genetic tracks of the invasion of Limnoperna fortunei in South America. S. Ghabooli*, F. Sylvester*, C. Lejeusne, M. Cristescu, H. MacIsaac, E. Paolucci* and P. Sardina. Topic 4: Ships as vectors for freshwater bryozoans. R. Kipp, S. Bailey, H. MacIsaac and A. Ricciardi. Topic 5: Detection of a colonizing aquatic, non-indigenous species. C. Harvey*, S. Qureshi* and H.J. MacIsaac. Topic 6: Trends on publications of the world’s worst 100 invasive species, 1965-2007. R. Tedla* and H.J. MacIsaac. Topic 7: Use of NaCl brine and road salt as a ballast treatment technology. T. Wang*, H. MacIsaac, S. Bailey, C. Wiley, P. Jenkins, T. Johengen and D.F. Reid. Topic 8: The role of domestic shipping as a vector for introduction and spread of non-indigenous species in the Great Lakes. S. Bailey, M. Rup*, C. Wiley, M. Minton, W. Miler, G. Ruiz and H.J. MacIsaac. Topic 9: Brine treatment for limiting spread of nonindigenous species in ballast water. J. Bradie*, H.J. MacIsaac, S.A. Bailey, C. Wiley, D.F. Reid, T. Johengen, S. Santagata and G. Ruiz. Topic 10: Hull fouling as a vector for introduction of non-indigenous species. F. Sylvester*, C. van Overdijk and H.J.  MacIsaac.  

93-94) November 2008: Fifty years of invasion ecology – the legacy of Charles Elton. Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa.  Topic 1: Detecting a colonizing, nonindigenous species. H.J. MacIsaac, C.T. Harvey*, and S. Qureshi*. Topic 2: Large-scale assessment of hull-fouling as a vector for introduction of nonindigenous species. F. Sylvester* and H.J. MacIsaac.

92) October 2008: IV Congreso Argentino de Limnologia, Bariloche, Argentina. Topic: Genetic tracks of the invasion of Limnoperna fortunei in South America. F. Sylvester*, S. Ghabooli*, E. Paolucci, P. Sardińa, C. Lejeusne, M.E. Cristescu and H.J MacIsaac.

91) August 2008: Ecological Society of America, Milwaukee. Topic: Finding exotic needles in a haystack: early detection of colonizing species when rare. C. Harvey*, S. Qureshi* and H.J. MacIsaac.

87-90) June 2008: American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, St. John’s Newfoundland. Topic 1: Looking at Lakers: domestic shipping as a vector for introduction or spread of aquatic nonindigenous species in the Great Lakes. S.A.  Bailey, M.P. Rup*, C.J. Wiley, M.S. Minton, A.W. Miller, G.M. Ruiz and H.J. MacIsaac. Topic 2: Comparative assessment of invertebrate resting stages in ballast sediment of ships entering Canadian freshwater and marine ports. E. Briski*,  S.A. Bailey, M.E. Cristescu and H.J. MacIsaac. Topic 3: Hull fouling as a vector for introduction of nonindigenous species in the Great Lakes. F. Sylvester*, C. van Overdijk* and H.J. MacIsaac. Topic 4: Predicting spread of Cabomba caroliniana in Ontario. M. Jacobs* and H.J. MacIsaac.

83-86) April 2008: Canadian Aquatic Invasive Species Network Annual Meeting. Topic 1: Efficacy of NaCl treatment for limiting spread of nonindigenous species via ballast water. J. Bradie*, S.A. Bailey, H.J. MacIsaac and C.J. Wiley.  Topic 2: Comparative assessment of invertebrate resting stages in ballast sediment of ships entering Canadian freshwater and marine ports. E. Briski*, S. Bailey, M.E. Cristescu and H.J. MacIsaac.  Topic 3: Detecting invasive species when rare: finding needles in haystacks.  S. Qureshi*, C.T. Harvey* and H.J. MacIsaac. Topic 4: Hull fouling as a vector for introduction of nonindigenous species in the Great Lakes. F. Sylvester*, C. van Overdijk* and H.J. MacIsaac.

80-82) September 2007: 15th International Conference on Aquatic Invasive Species, Nijmegen, Netherlands. Topic 1:  Modeling spread of aquatic invasive species using hierarchical models. (with J. Muirhead*). Topic 2: Biological efficacy of NaCl brine as a ballast water treatment technology for transoceanic vessels entering the Great Lakes. (with J. Bradie*, S. Bailey and C. Wiley). Topic 3: Biological effectiveness of open-ocean ballast water exchange for preventing invertebrate invasions between freshwater ports. (with D.F. Reid, D. Gray* and T. Johengen).

79) September 2006: 4th European Conference on Biological Invasions (NEOBIOTA), Vienna, Austria. Topic: Use and limitations of molecular markers in identification of invasion pathways (H.J. MacIsaac, D. Gray*, D. Kelly*, J. Muirhead*, S. Ellis* and D. Heath).

76-78) June 2006: American Society of Limnology and Oceanography Meeting, Victoria, B.C. Topic 1: A risk assessment for the distribution of the Chinese mitten crab in North America based on propagule pressure and environmental niche models. L.-M. Herborg*, C.L. Jerde, D.M. Lodge, G.M. Ruiz and H.J. MacIsaac. Topic 2: Vicariance and dispersal effects on phylogeographic structure and speciation in estuaries. D.W. Kelly*, H.J. MacIsaac and D. Heath. Topic 3: Prediction of dispersal and establishment of aquatic nonindigenous species across Ontario lakes: linking vector-based and habitat-matching models. J. Muirhead* and H.J. MacIsaac.

75) May 2006: 14th International Conference on Aquatic Invasive Species, Key Biscayne, Florida, U.S.A., Topic: Does open-ocean ballast exchange prevent the transfer of invertebrates between freshwater ports? D.K. Gray*, C. van Overdijk*, T. Johengen, D.F. Reid and H.J. MacIsaac.

71-74) May 2006: International Association for Great Lakes Research Conference, Windsor, ON.  Topic 1: Examination of the salinity tolerance of nonindigenous invertebrates in the Great Lakes. S. Ellis*, H.J. MacIsaac and G.M. Ruiz. Topic 2: The use of ecological niche modeling in identifying high risk areas for species invasions. L.-M. Herborg*, B. Cudmore, N.E. Mandrak, D.M. Lodge and H.J. MacIsaac. Topic 3: Does open-ocean ballast exchange reduce the risk of future Great Lakes’ introductions from transoceanic vessels? D.K. Gray*, C. van Overdijk*, T. Johengen, D.F. Reid and H.J. MacIsaac. Topic 4: Prediction of dispersal and establishment of aquatic nonindigenous species across Ontario lakes. J. Muirhead* and H.J. MacIsaac.

70) January 2006: Canadian Conference for Fisheries Research, Calgary, Alberta. Topic: Vicariance and dispersal effects on phylogeographic structure and speciation in a widespread estuarine invertebrate. D. Kelly*, H.J. MacIsaac and D. Heath.   

69) September 2005: Aquatic Ecology at the Dawn of the XXI Century, Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg, Russia. Topic: Biological invasion by nonindigenous species is an emerging force of change to global aquatic communities. H.J. MacIsaac, M. Orlova and I. Telesh.

68) August 2005: Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Montreal, Quebec. Topic: Life-history variation and the dispersal of invasive species in Ontario lakes. J. Muirhead* and H.J. MacIsaac. 

67) May 2005: Biological Invasions of Inland Waters Workshop, Florence, Italy.  Topic:  Identification of source:destination relationships using spatially-explicit vector models and microsatellite DNA. H.J. MacIsaac, R. Colautti* and J. Muirhead*

66) May 2005: 2nd Annual Aquatic Invaders Workshop, Queen's University Biological Station, ON. Topic: Effect of gravity model choice on spatial prediction of spiny waterflea dispersal. J. Muirhead* and H.J. MacIsaac

65) January 2005: Society of Canadian Limnologists, Windsor, ON. Topic: Invasion genetics of the spiny waterflea. R. Colautti*, D. Heath and H.J. MacIsaac.

60-64) September 2004: 13th International Conference on Aquatic Invasive Species, Ennis, Ireland. Topic 1: Genetic identity and invasion dynamics of the quagga mussel Dreissena bugensis rostriformis in the Volga River basin and Great Lakes as revealed by microsatellites. H.J. MacIsaac, T. Therriault*, M. Docker, M. Orlova^, and D. Heath. Topic 2: Transfer of nonindigenous species to the Great Lakes in residual water of No Ballast on Board (NOBOB) vessels. C. van Overdijk*, S. Bailey*, I. Duggan*, D. Reid, T. Johengen and H.J. MacIsaac; Topic 3: Modeling the risk of invasion by diapausing eggs in residual ballast sediments. S.A. Bailey*, I. Duggan*, D. Gray*, and H.J. MacIsaac. Topic 4:  Viability of invertebrate diapausing eggs exposed to saltwater: implications for the Great Lakes’ ship ballast management. D. Gray*, S.A. Bailey*, I. Duggan*, and H.J. MacIsaac. Topic 5: Life history variation and the spread of nonindigenous species across Ontario lakes. J. Muirhead* and H.J. MacIsaac.

59) July 2004: 7th INTECOL International Wetlands Conference, Utrecht, The Netherlands. Topic: Predicting biological invasions in the Great Lakes and beyond.  

58) August 2003: Ecological Society of America, Savanna, Georgia. Topic: What determines invasion success? R.I. Colautti* and H.J. MacIsaac.

53-57) June 2003: International Association for Great Lakes Research Conference, DePaul University, Chicago, IL. Topic 1: IAGLR ‘White Paper’ on Aquatic Invasive Species: progress, product and prognosis. J. Gannon, D. Reid, H.J. MacIsaac, M. Dochoda, M. Burrows, D. Mason and J. Hartig; Topic 2: Transoceanic NOBOB vessels entering the Great Lakes: vectors for new invasions. C. van Overdijk*, S. Bailey*, I. Duggan* and H.J. MacIsaac; Topic 3: NOBOB project task 2 – ballast tank mesocosms experiments and use of incubator-emergence traps. D. Reid, S. Bailey*, T.  Johengen, S. Constant, P. Jenkins, C. van Overdijk*, I. Duggan* and H.J. MacIsaac; Topic 4: Just add water: evidence for in situ emergence of invertebrates from resting stages in NOBOB ballast tanks. I. Duggan*, S.A. Bailey*, C. van Overdijk*, D.F. Reid, T. Johengen and H.J. MacIsaac; Topic 5: Can partial ballast exchange reduce viability of resting stages in the ballast tanks of NOBOB ships? D. Gray*, I. Duggan*, S.A. Bailey* and H.J. MacIsaac.

46-52) June 2003: 12th International Conference on Aquatic Invasive Species, Windsor, ON. Topic 1: Economic impacts of invasive nonindigenous species in Canada: quantifying the nonquantified. H. MacIsaac, S.A. Bailey*, R.I. Colautti*, C. van Overdijk* and K. Amundsen; Topic 2: Risk assessment for prediction of invertebrate invaders in the Laurentian Great Lakes. I. Grigorovich*, R.I. Colautti* and H.J. MacIsaac. Topic 3: The Great Lakes NOBOB project: 38 ships and 82 tanks later. T. Johengen, D.F. Reid, P. Jenkins, S.A. Bailey*, C. van Overdijk*, F. Dobbs and H.J. MacIsaac; Topic 4: Do resting eggs in ballast tanks pose an invasion risk? S.A. Bailey*, C. van Overdijk*, I. Duggan*, and H.J. MacIsaac; Topic 5: A null hypothesis for biological invasions. R.I. Colautti*, I. Grigorovich* and H.J. MacIsaac; Topic 6: Invasion kinetics of spiny waterflea dispersal in Ontario. J. Muirhead* and H.J. MacIsaac; Topic 7: Enemy Release Hypothesis. H.J. MacIsaac, R.I. Colautti and A. Ricciardi.

43-45) March 2003: 3rd  International Conference on Marine Bioinvasions, La Jolla, CA; Topic 1: Economic impacts of invasive nonindigenous species in Canada: a case study. with S.A. Bailey*, R.I. Colautti*, C. van Overdijk*, and K. Amundsen; Topic 2: Assessment of live invertebrates and resting stages from NOBOB vessels entering the Great Lakes: potential vectors for new invasions. C. van Overdijk*, S.A. Bailey*, I. Duggan* and H. MacIsaac; Topic 3: Use of incubator-emergence traps for hatching studies in ballast tanks D.F. Reid, T. Johengen, F. Dobbs, S.A. Bailey*, I. Duggan* and H.J. MacIsaac.

40-42) February 2003: American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, Salt Lake City, UT. Topic 1: Changes in zooplankton community composition mediated by nonindigenous species; Topic 2: Sleeping stowaways: do resting eggs on transoceanic vessels pose an invasion risk? S.A. Bailey*, I. Duggan*, C. van Overdijk* and H.J. MacIsaac; Topic 3: Nasties in NOBOBs: Potential for introduction of invertebrates to the Great Lakes from residual ballast water. C. van Overdijk, I. Duggan, S.A. Bailey and H.J. MacIsaac.

39) January 2003: Canadian Conference for Fisheries Research and Society of Canadian Limnologists, Ottawa, ON. Topic: Viability of resting eggs collected from residual sediments in NOBOB vessels. S.A. Bailey*, I. Duggan*, C. van Overdijk* and H.J. MacIsaac.

38) September 2002: Speciation in Ancient Lakes Conference, Irkutsk, Russia. Topic: Old basins with new species. 

31-37) February 2002: 11th International Conference on Aquatic Invasive Species, Alexandria, VA. Topic 1: Modeling ballast water invasion risks in the Great Lakes. H. MacIsaac, T. Robbins, and M. Lewis; Topic 2: Overview and taxonomic assessment of live invertebrates in residual ballast sediment of NOBOB vessels entering the Great Lakes. T. Therriault*, H.J. MacIsaac and H. Limen*; Topic 3: Identification of live invertebrates in residual ballast water of NOBOB vessels entering the Great Lakes. C. van Overdijk*, S.A. Bailey* and H.J. MacIsaac; Topic 4: Assessment of invasion risk posed by invertebrate resting eggs in residual ballast sediments in NOBOB vessels entering the Great Lakes. S.A. Bailey* and H.J. MacIsaac; Topic 5: Distribution, fecundity, genetics and invasion routes of Cercopagis pengoi – a new exotic zooplankter in the Great Lakes. J. Makarewicz, H.J. MacIsaac, I. Grigorovich*, E. Mills, E. Damaske, M. Cristescu, W. Pearsall, M. LaVoie, R. Keats, L. Rudstam, P. Hebert, H. Halbritter, T. Kelly and C. Matkovich*; Topic 6: Impacts of nonindigenous species on the Lake Erie ecosystem. M. Austen, D. Schloesser, L. Corkum, J. Ciborowski, K. Fynn-Aikins, H.J. MacIsaac, J. Smith, and T. Johnson; Topic 7: Invasion ‘hotspots’ of the Laurentian Great Lakes. I.A. Grigorovich*, R.I. Colautti* and H.J. MacIsaac.

30) August 2001: Society of Conservation Biology, Hilo, HI. Topic: Invasion corridors to the Great Lakes: routes and mechanisms. H. MacIsaac, R.I. Colautti*, I.A. Grigorovich*, T. Therriault*, T. Robbins and M. Lewis.

27-29) April 2001: National Conference on Marine Bioinvasions, New Orleans, LA. Topic 1: Spatial and temporal analysis of shipping vectors to the Great Lakes. H.J. MacIsaac, R.I. Colautti*, C. van Overdijk*, A. Niimi, E. Mills and K. Holeck; Topic 2: Aquatic invertebrate introductions in the Black, Azov and Caspian Sea basins. I.A. Grigorovich*, H.J. MacIsaac and N.V. Shadrin; Topic 3: Assessment of transoceanic NOBOB Vessels and low-salinity ballast water as vectors for nonindigenous species introductions to the Great Lakes M. Doblin, F. Dobbs, H.J. MacIsaac and D. Reid.

24-26) June 2000: American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, Copenhagen, Denmark. Topic 1: Modeling Bythotrephes invasions. Topic 2: Global distribution, ecological traits and potential impacts of the invading cladoceran Cercopagis pengoi.  I. Grigorovich*, H.J. MacIsaac, J. Makarewicz, S. Afanasiev, A. Primak and G. Zhdanova. Topic 3: Multiple invasions of the Great Lakes by Ponto-Caspian species: homogenization in progress.  A. Ricciardi and H.J. MacIsaac.

23) December 1999: Biology Department, University of Windsor, Windsor, ON. Topic: 38.3°C in the shade, cryptic bordellos and Ponto-Caspian invaders in the Great Lakes.

20-22) August 1998: Societas Internationalis Limnologiae, Dublin, Ireland. Topic 1: Hydrodynamic modeling of Dreissena filtering effects. H.J. MacIsaac, O. Johannsson, J. Ye, W.G. Sprules, J. Leach and J. McCorquodale.  Topic 2: Distribution and invasion history of Bythotrephes in Europe and North America. H. Ketelaars, H.J. MacIsaac, and I.A. Grigorovich*, C. Ramcharan. Topic 3: Bythotrephes in the Great Lakes: genetic identification of European source population and erosion of founder effects. D. Berg, D. Garton, H.J. MacIsaac and V. Panov.

19) May 1998: International Association of Great Lakes Researchers, Hamilton, ON. Topic: Bythotrephes cederstroemi: Where did it come from? Where is it going?  D. Berg, D. Garton, H.J. MacIsaac and V. Panov.

18) May 1997: North American Benthological Society Annual Meeting, San Marcos, TX. Topic: Colonization ecology of Dreissena mussels on soft sediments in Lake Erie. A. Bially* and H. MacIsaac.

17) March 1996: Sixth International Zebra Mussel Conference, Dearborn, MI. Topic: Temporal and spatial variation in organochlorine contaminants in zebra mussels from western Lake Erie. S. Roe* and H.J. MacIsaac.

16) November 1995: 5th International Symposium on Lake, Reservoir and Watershed Management, Toronto, ON. Topic: Importance of Bythotrephes cederstroemi in the diet of lake herring (Coregonus artedi) from a small, Ontario lake. R. Coulas* and H.J. MacIsaac.

15) June 1995: American Society of Limnology and Oceanography Meeting, Reno, NV. Topic: Effects of suspended clay on filtering behaviour of Dreissena polymorpha. H.J. MacIsaac and R. Rocha*.

11-14) May 1995: International Association of Great Lakes Researchers, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI. Topic 1: Disturbance gradients and zebra mussel population structure in Lake Erie. Topic 2: Biomagnification of organic contaminants in western Lake Erie waterfowl that consume zebra mussels. E. Mazak* and H.J. MacIsaac. Topic 3: Uptake from food of ortho-substituted PCBs by the zebra mussel. Y. Couillard*, C. Straughan, H.J. MacIsaac, J. Ciborowski and D. Haffner.

8-10) February 1995: 5th International Zebra Mussel Conference, Toronto, ON.  Topic 1: Population structure of an introduced species (Dreissena polymorpha) along a disturbance gradient. Topic 2: Dietary exposure of Dreissena-consuming waterfowl to organochlorine contaminants. E. Mazak* and H.J. MacIsaac. Topic 3: Effects of suspended clay on filtering behaviour of zebra mussels. H.J. MacIsaac and R. Rocha*.

7) January 1995: American Society of Zoologists, St. Louis, MO. Topic: Dietary exposure to organic contaminants of waterfowl that consume zebra mussels. E. Mazak* and H.J. MacIsaac.

5-6) March 1994: 4th International Zebra Mussel Research Conference, Madison, WI. Topic 1: Comparative growth rates of zebra and quagga mussels in the Great Lakes. Topic 2: Size-dependent Dreissena predation on microzooplankton. H.J. MacIsaac and C. Lonnee*.

4) November 1993: Ontario Technology Transfer Conference, Toronto, ON. Topic: A laboratory and field based determination of the elimination and uptake rate constants for PCBs in Dreissena polymorpha. H. Morrison, H.J. MacIsaac and D. Haffner.

3) February 1993: 3rd International Zebra Mussel Research Conference, Toronto, ON. Topic: Size-specific zebra mussel predation by crayfish.

2) June 1992: International Association of Great Lakes Researchers, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON. Topic: Are zebra mussels responsible for recent water quality changes in western Lake Erie?

1) May 1992: North American Benthological Society, Louisville, KY. Topic: Zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) filtering impacts in Lake Erie.

CONFERENCE AND WORKSHOP SESSIONS ORGANIZED/CHAIRED (since 1992)

20) November 2013, Workshop on Wicked Problems in Invasion Ecology. Co-organized by CAISN and the Centre for Invasion Biology, Stellenbosch, South Africa. Funded by NSERC Strategic Network Enhancement Initiative grant to CAISN.

19) October 2013: International Congress on Biological Invasions 2013, Qingdao, China. Co-chair of session with Prof. A. Zhan.
18) October 2013: Japan Science and Technology – NSERC Canada Workshop on Sustainable Water Use, Tokyo, Japan. Canadian delegation chair.

17) January 2013: 66th Canadian Conference for Fisheries Research – Society of Canadian Limnologists, Windsor ON.  Chair of three sessions of Aquatic Invasive Species.

16) July 2012: Association for Science in Limnology and Oceanography Annual Summer Conference, Lake Biwa, Japan. Session Chair: Zooplankton.

15) January 2012: 65th Canadian Conference for Fisheries Research – Society of Canadian Limnologists, Moncton, N.B.  Session Chair:  Invasive species. 

14) February 2011: Association for Science in Limnology and Oceanography Annual Winter Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico. Session Co-chair, Topic: Biological Invasions.

13) September 2010: International Council for Exploration of the Sea, Annual Science Conference, Nantes, France. Session Co-chair. Global change and aquatic bioinvasions.

12) September 2007: 15th International Conference on Aquatic Invasive Species, Nijmegen, Netherlands. Tracking Aliens.

11) July 2004: 7th INTECOL International Wetlands Conference, Utrecht, Netherlands. Co-coordinator: Biological invasions in wetlands: problems and solutions.

10) January 2003: Canadian Society of Limnologists, Ottawa, ON. Invasive Species.

9) August 2002: Third International Symposium of Speciation in Ancient Lakes, Irkutsk, Russia. Co-coordinator: Conservation of unique ecosystems of ancient lakes.

8) June 2000: American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, Copenhagen, Denmark. Co-coordinator of 4 sessions on Species Invasions.

7) May 2000. Workshop Co-coordinator: Ponto-Caspian invaders in northern and western Europe and the North American Great Lakes, Societas Internationalis Limnologiae Working Group on Exotic Species, Copenhagen, Denmark.

6) August 1998: Societas Internationalis Limnologiae, Dublin, Ireland. Session 1: Co-Chair: Advances in Dreissena Biology. Session 2: Co-Chair: Biology and Ecology of Bythotrephes.

5) June 1996: North American Benthological Society Conference, Kalispell, Montana. Advances in Dreissena Research.

4) May 1996: International Association for Great Lakes Researchers Conference, Mississauga, ON. Symposium Co-chair: The Great Lakes and its people, culture, human health, regulatory structures, and ecosystem management.

3) May 1995: International Association of Great Lakes Researchers, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI. Session Chair: Lake Erie Trophic Transfer Studies.

2) June 1993: Session Chair: Effects of exotic species on biodiversity and ecosystem functioning, American Society of Limnology and Oceanography Conference, Edmonton, Alberta.            

1) June 1992: Co-chair, Ontario Ecology and Ethology Colloquium, University of Windsor, Windsor, ON.

RESEARCH GRANTS HELD: total as PI: >$15,000,000; as co-PI: >$30,000,000

2014: NSERC CAISN II Strategic Network, $200,000

2014: NSERC Strategic Network (CAISN II) Enhancement, $72,550

2013-2016: Athabasca Water Research Program:  An integrated interdisciplinary approach to understanding the watershed. $945,000 (PI: W. Shotyk and 7 others; share is $50,000 total).

2013: NSERC Strategic Network (CAISN II) Enhancement, $81,500

2013: Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Short Term Mobility Program, Pallanza, Italy. €3,000.

2013: Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, Mapping distribution of invasive macrophytes in the Great Lakes. $5,000

2013: Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, Next generation sequencing detection of alien species in the Great Lakes. $5,000 (H.J. MacIsaac, E. Brown, M. Cristescu).

2013: Environmental stressors in the Great Lakes: assessment, function, and remediation. Canadian Foundation for Innovation. (PI: D.D. Heath; Co-PIs: M. Cristescu, K. Drouillard, A. Fisk, B. Fryer, G. Haffner, J. Lalman, O. Love, H. MacIsaac, T. Pitcher). $6,726,259.

2012: Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, Surveillance of Aquatic Invasive Species in the Great Lakes, $20,000

2012: NSERC Strategic Network (CAISN II) Enhancement, $32,000          

2012: Research truck. NSERC RTI. P.I. with Co-PIs A. Fisk, D. Haffner, K. Drouillard, M. Cristescu. $29,600.

2011-2015: NSERC Canadian Aquatic Invasive Species Network II. (PI, with 29 others) $7,145,500

2010-2015: Models to predict colonization, spread and evolution of invasive species. NSERC Discovery Grant, $61,000/yr

2010-2013: Models to predict colonization, spread and evolution of invasive species. NSERC Discovery Accelerator Supplement, $40,000/yr

2010-2015: Ship-mediated species invasions in the Arctic. NSERC Northern Research Supplement, $10,000-15,000/yr

2011: Parallel sequencing facility for environmental, ecological and evolutionary research. CFI, (D. Heath, PI; H.J. MacIsaac and 20 others). $198,057  

2010: Robot for processing genetic samples, NSERC RTI Equipment, (D. Heath (PI) plus 4 others) $120,247

2009: Validation and quantification system for nucleic acids and proteins. NSERC RTI Equipment, (PI: M. Cristescu, H. MacIsaac, D. Heath, C. Weisener) $43,955

2009: Invasive Species Public Outreach, TD Canada Trust, Environment Fund, $25,000

2008: Gradient thermal cycler, NSERC RTI. (PI: M. Cristescu; H. MacIsaac, D. Heath) $18,124

2007, 2008, 2009: Invasive Species Public Outreach, Environment Canada. $45,000, $40,000, $35,000.

2007: High Capacity DNA Genotyping and Analysis Facility (P.I.: D. Heath, M. Cristescu, H. MacIsaac, T. Pitcher, S. Doucet, D. Mennill), NSERC RTI Equipment. $67,124

2007: Gas chromatograph with autosampler. (P.I.: A. Fisk, S. Doucet, K. Drouillard, G. Haffner, H. MacIsaac, D. Mennill. NSERC RTI Equipment. $98,500

2006-2011: Biological Invasions Research, Department of Fisheries and Oceans, $30,000/yr

2006-2011: Canadian Aquatic Invasive Species Network, NSERC Research Network (P.I.: H. MacIsaac + 23 others). $6,117,125

2005-2010: Deterministic, stage-based model of biological invasions; NSERC Discovery. $20,000/yr.

2005, 2007, 2008: Aquatic Invasive Species in the Great Lakes and inland lakes, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources. $48,800, $40,000, $40,000.

2005-2007: The microgenomics network: advancing knowledge of biological diversity through DNA barcodes; NSERc Research Network (P.I.: P.D.N. Hebert).

2004: NSERC Equipment, Genetics Equipment, (P.I.: D. Heath, with 5 others). $80,000.

2004-2006: Identifying, verifying, and establishing options for Best Management Practices for NOBOB Vessels, Great Lakes Protection Fund, (PI: Tom Johengen, with 8 Co-PIs), $761,336 (US), share = $106,525US

2004: Large Lake Ecosystems: A facility to quantify and model the impact of multiple stressors, Canadian Foundation for Innovation, (PI: Brian Fryer, with 8 Co-PIs), $5,048,079.

2003-2005: Biological Invasions Research, Department of Fisheries and Oceans, $100,000

2003-2007 Bioeconomic assessment of species invasions, NSERC Collaborative Research Opportunities Grant, (co-P.I. with Mark Lewis),
$682,000

2002-2007: Bioeconomic assessment of species invasions (PI: David Lodge, with 6 co-PIs), U.S. National Science Foundation, $2,900,000US (share = $225,000US)

2003 Controlled Environment Chamber Facility. NSERC Equipment Grant. $117,000 (P.I., with 3 others)

2003-2005 Developing and validating vector-based models of species invasion. NSERC Discovery Grant. $15,500/year.

2002-2003: Identification of testate rhizopods of possible marine origin in the Great Lakes (with K. Nicholls). U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, $10,000US

2002: Economic Impacts of invasive alien species on the Canadian economy. Office of the Auditor General of Canada, $20,500.

2002 Public education campaign to prevent spread of spiny waterfleas to inland lakes in Ontario, Ministry of Natural Resources, $15,000

2000-2003 Studies of non-indigenous species in the Great Lakes, Premier’s Research Excellence Award. $149,500

2001-2003 Assessment of transoceanic NOBOB vessels and low-salinity ballast water as vectors for nonindigenous species introductions to the Great Lakes. Great Lakes Protection Fund. $1,122,673 US. (Share=$206,000US) (T.H. Johengen, D.F. Reid, H.J. MacIsaac, G. Fahnenstiel, F. Dobbs, M. Doblin, G. Ruiz, P. Jenkins).

2001-2003 Ballast residuals in NOBOB (No Ballast On Board) vessels in Chesapeake Bay: Their biological and chemical characterization and a comparison with patterns in the Great Lakes. U.S. National Sea Grant. $349,998US (Share =$113,000US.  (F. Dobbs, L. Drake, M. Doblin, T. Johengen, H. MacIsaac, and P. Jenkins). 

2001 Field Vehicle, NSERC Equipment grant. $27,885 (P.I., with 8 others)

2001 Gas chromatography, electron-capture and flame ionization detection system for research on environmental organic contaminants and metabolites, NSERC Equipment. $45,000 (R. Letcher, P.I., with H. MacIsaac and 4 others)

2001 Rotary evaporation system for environmental organic contaminant and metabolite research, NSERC Equipment. $14,191  (R. Letcher, P.I., with H. MacIsaac and 4 others)

2001 University Faculty Travel Grant, Society of Conservation Biology meeting, $1,250

2001-2002 Taxonomic and genetic identification of nonindigenous species in Lake Superior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Department of Fisheries and Oceans. $30,000US plus $10,000 Can (P.I., with D. Heath).

2000-2001 Tracking shipping patterns in the Great Lakes, U.S. NOAA, $100,000 US (D. Reid and H. MacIsaac)

2000-2001 Investigations of species occurrence in No-Ballast-On-Board Ships in the Great Lakes, U.S. Coast Guard. $100,000 US. (D. Reid, H. MacIsaac, G. Ruiz and F. Dobbs)

2000-2001 Experimental examination of ballast-borne species in Great Lakes ships, U.S. E.P.A.  $120,000 US (D. Reid, H. MacIsaac, G. Ruiz and F. Dobbs)

1999, 2000 Ponto-Caspian invasion workshop, NSERC International Opportunities Fund. $17,500/yr. (P.I., with 6 others) Supplementary grants of $20,000 and $40,000 for workshop provided by U.S. E.P.A. and U.S. N.O.A.A. (PI = D. Reid)

2000 In Situ Fluorometer, NSERC Equipment, $24,500.  (P.I., J. Ciborowski, D. Haffner)

2000 Nutrient Autoanalyzer. NSERC Equipment, $74,000. (D. Haffner, H. MacIsaac, B. Fryer)

1999-2003: Species Invasions, NSERC Research, $14,400/yr

2000-2001 Species invasions in the Great Lakes: assessment of temporal patterns, Great Lakes Fishery Commission, $45,000 U.S. (E. Mills. K. Holeck, H. MacIsaac, I. Grigorovich)

1995-1999 Determinants of invasion success in freshwater ecosystems. NSERC Operating, $17,500/year

1999 Hydrolab, NSERC Equipment, $14,400. (H. MacIsaac, D. Haffner, J. Ciborowski)

1999 Student Employment grant, Environment Canada, $10,000

1998 International Development Research Centre, Research Cooperation Programme between Canada and Latin America, Faculty Travel Award,
$4,000

1998: Image analysis system, NSERC Equipment, $8,740. (H. MacIsaac, P. Sale, J. Ciborowski).

2000, 1999, 1998: Summer Student Placement Award, $800/yr

1998 Canadian Council for Human Resources in the Environment Industry, $6,000

1997 Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Science and Technology with European Partners, Travel Award, $4,000

1997  Science Horizons, Environment Canada, $12,500

1996-1997 Toxicity, ecological impacts, monitoring, causes, and public awareness of Microcystis in Lake Erie. Lake Erie Protection Fund (Ohio), $227,290 US (D. Culver [P.I.] and 11 others)

1996 Environmental Youth Corps:
Ministry of Natural Resources, $6,878
Ministry of Environment and Energy, $5,160, $1,550 and $4,343

1994-1996 Food web impacts of Bythotrephes in inland lakes. Ontario Ministry of Environment and Energy, $65,000 (Co-P.I. with W.G. Sprules)

1993-1996 Trophodynamics of contaminants and toxicological impacts in the zebra mussel -- waterfowl interaction. Wildlife Toxicology Fund, $25,500/year (P.I., with 5 others)

1994-1995 Energy flow and contaminant dynamics in the Lake Erie ecosystem. Great Lakes University Research Fund, $597,000 (G.D. Haffner [P.I.] and 20 others)

1993-1994 Ecological integration of zebra mussels in the Great Lakes: trophic interactions and impacts on contaminant dynamics. Ontario Ministry of the Environment, $50,000 (P.I.; Co-investigators: G.D. Haffner, J. Ciborowski)

1994 Contaminant ecology of zebra mussels and quagga mussels in the Great Lakes. Environmental Youth Corps, Ministry of Environment and Energy, $17,300

1992-1995 Zebra mussel recruitment processes. NSERC Operating, $19,336/year

1992-1994 Consumption zebra mussels veliger larvae by invertebrate predators in Lake Erie. Department of Fisheries and Oceans -- NSERC Science Subvention, $15,000/yr (W.G. Sprules and H.J. MacIsaac)

1990-1993 Effects of introduced zebra mussels on Lake Erie food webs. Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, $35,000 (Co-P.I. with W.G. Sprules)

1991-1992 Biological attributes and ecological impacts of the invading mollusc, Dreissena polymorpha. Great Lakes University Research Fund, Environment Canada, $70,000 (Gerald Mackie (PI) and 7 others).

SERVICE TO THE PROFESSION:

Member/Advisor on Panels and Committees:

Member, NSERC Committee on Grants and Scholarships, representing panel 1503 (Ecology and Evolution), 2012-2015

Group chair, Ecology and Evolution (1503) Discovery Grant committee (2012-2015)

Member, Canadian Science Advisory Science Peer Review Panel (DFO), Risk assessment for ship-mediated introductions of aquatic nonindigenous species to Canada. Burlington, ON.  (March-June 2013)

Member, Invited Panel on Invasive Species. Sponsored by Great Lakes Now (PBS, Channel 56, Detroit) and the Nature Conservancy. Wixom, MI. (Jan. 2013)

Member, NSERC Major Resources Support (MRS) Ecology and Evolution / Geosciences ad hoc committee (2012)

Testimony to House of Commons’ Fisheries Committee on AIS (2012)

Board of Directors, North American Invasive Species Network (2010-2013)

Member, U.S. National Academy of Sciences’ Water Science and Technology Board, Committee on Assessing Numeric Limits for Living Organisms in Ballast Water (2010-2011)

Member, Program Review Panel, Cooperative Institute for Limnology and Ecosystems Research, University of Michigan (October 2010)

Co-chair, NSERC Discovery Grants panel 1503, Ecology & Evolution (2009-2010)

Member, NSERC panel 18, Ecology and Evolution (2007-2009)

Member, U.S. National Academy of Sciences, Transportation Research Board, Great Lakes Species Invasions Panel, Phase II (2006-2008)

Reviewer: Invasive species migration through the Chicago Area Waterways (CAWs): Comparative risk of Alternate Management Scenarios, US EPA (April 2008)

Member, Great Lakes Science Advisory Committee, group co-chair for Invasive Species, International Joint Commission (2007-2010)
National Ecological Observatory Network planning committee (USA, 2004-2005)

Member, U.S. National Academy of Sciences, Transportation Research Board, Great Lakes Species Invasions Panel, Phase I (2004-2006)

Member, Great Lakes Invasive Species Task Force (2003-current)
Invited Panelist, Invasions and the Media, DePaul University, Chicago (2003)

City of Chicago Asian Carp Invasion Committee (2003)

Lake Michigan Exotic Species Panel (2001-2004)

Great Lakes Ballast Water Working Group (2000-current)

Societas Internationalis Limnologiae’s Exotic Species Working Group, founding member (2000-)

Advisor to the Office of the Auditor-General of Canada (2001-2002)

Advisor to the General Accounting Office (USA, 2002)

Journal Associate Editorships
:

Journal of Limnology (2012-current)

Biological Invasions (2008-current);

Diversity and Distributions (2002-current);

Ecological Applications, Guest Editor (2011-2013)

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA): acting topic editor (2008, 2010, 2011)

Aquatic Ecosystem Health and Management (1999-2008)

Freshwater Biology (1999-2007)

Reviewer for the following funding agencies
:

NSERC; National Science Foundation; Hudson River Foundation; Ohio Sea Grant; New York Sea Grant; Louisiana Sea Grant; Wisconsin Sea Grant; Michigan Sea Grant; California Sea Grant; U.S. National Sea Grant; Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research; Canadian Foundation for Innovation; European Science Foundation, Fonds de recherché Nature et Technologies Quebec.

Reviewer for the following journals (about 6 papers per year):

Limnology and Oceanography; Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences; Ecology; Oecologia; Bioscience; American Zoologist; Canadian Journal of Zoology; Archiv für Hydrobiologie; Estuaries; Freshwater Biology; Internationale Revue der Gesamten Hydrobiologia; Journal of the North American Benthological Society; Journal of Great Lakes Research; Aquatic Toxicology; Hydrobiologia; Aquatic Sciences; Ecology Letters; Science; Environmental Management; Journal of Applied Ecology; Proceedings of the Royal Society of London; Environmental Science and Technology; Pacific Science; Ecoscience; Biological Invasions; Trends in Ecology and Evolution, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA), Conservation Biology; Marine Ecology Progress Series; ICES Journal of Marine Science; Journal of the American Water Works Association; Aquatic Invasions; Biofouling; Conservation Letters; Molecular Ecology.

External Thesis Examiner:
 
M.Sc.: Memorial University of Newfoundland (1), Univ. Western Ontario (1); Concordia University (2), Montreal (1), Windsor (1), University of Northern British Columbia (1)

Ph.D. dissertations: University of Guelph (2), Queen's University (1), Monash University (1), Vilnius University (1), McGill University (1), Victoria University, New Zealand (1).

GRADUATE SUPERVISION:

Ryan Scott, MSc (2014-current): Protocols for screening artifacts in high-throughput sequencing data (Co-supervisor with Robin Gras)

Keara Stanislawczyk, MSc (2014-current): Validation of molecular detection of rare plankton species

Deanna Ferguson, MSc (2013-current): Optical methods for detecting rare plankton species. (Co-supervisor with S.A. Bailey)

Alessandra Loria, PhD (2012-current): Evolution of metal tolerance in Daphnia (supervised by Melania Cristescu; co-supervised by Hugh MacIsaac and Marina Manca)

Danny B. O'Neill, PhD (2011- current): Assessing impact of aquatic invasive species using functional response curves. (supervised by Jaimie Dick, Queen's University Belfast; co-supervised by Hugh MacIsaac and Tony Ricciardi).

Boris Beric, MSc (2011-current): Meta-analysis of global aquatic rapid response programs for alien invasive species.

Marco Hernandez, PhD (2010-current), Simultaneous multiple treatments for ballast water risk reduction

Farrah Chan, PhD (2008-current): Ship-mediated arctic marine invasions (co-supervisor: S.A. Bailey)

Sara Ghabooli, PhD (2008-2014): Genetic detection of invasive species

Amanda Eyraud, MSc (2011-2013): Alien invasive plants in the Great Lakes.

Remi Abisola, MSc (2009-2012): Invasive species in the St. Lawrence River.

Tony Wang, MSc (2008-2011): in situ tests of salt water tolerance (co-supervisor: S. Bailey)

Elizabeta Briski, PhD (2006-2011): Comparative ballast-mediated invasions

Johanna Bradie, MSc (2007-2009): Ballast water treatment (co-supervisor: S. Bailey)

Michael Jacobs, MSc (2006-2008): Modeling invasion of fanwort in Ontario

Sandra Ellis, MSc (2005-2007): Salinity tolerance of invertebrates

Jim Muirhead, PhD (2002-2007): Models of species dispersal to inland lakes

Derek Gray, MSc (2004-2007): Efficacy of ballast water exchange

Sarah Bailey, PhD (2000-2005): Ships’ residual ballast as invasion vector

Robert Colautti, MSc (2001-2004): Genetic surveys of invading waterfleas in Ontario (co-supervisor, D. Heath)

Julianna Borbely, MSc (2000-2001); Modeling Bythotrephes invasions

Kerry McPhedran, MSc (1999-2001); Cercopagis pengoi predation of zooplankton

Colin van Overdijk, MSc (1998-2000); Interactions between invasive amphipods

Andrew Bially, MSc (1995-1998); Island biogeography of introduced mussels

Susan Roe, MSc (1994-1996); Organic contaminants in zebra mussels

Robert Coulas, MSc (1994-1996); Fish predation on BythotrephesEdward

Mazak, MSc (1993-1995); Contaminants in ducks that exploit zebra mussels.

VISITING STUDENTS (Funded by Canada-Latin America Transfer Fund):

Pablo Perepelizin, PhD student at University of Buenos Aires, March-August 2010. Topic: Mitochondrial and microsatellite analysis of golden mussels from South America.

Esteban Paolucci, PhD student at University of Buenos Aires, March-August 2010. Topic: Gill ultrastructure of golden mussels from South America.

Marco Meloni, BSc student, at University of Buenos Aires, September 2012 - February 2013. Topic: hull fouling of vessels bound for the Arctic.

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW SUPERVISION:

Steve Crookes (2014-current): Does enhanced invasive species performance have a genetic basis? (Co-supervised with Daniel Heath)

Emily Brown (2013-current): Next generation sequencing to detect alien species (Co-supervised with Melania Cristescu)

Martin Hulak (2012; deceased): Biological assessments of Canadian ports using next-generation sequencing (Co-supervisor with Melania Cristescu)

Esteban Paolucci (2011-2013): ballast water treatment technology assessment

Aibin Zhan (2009-2012): evolution of invasive species (Co-supervisor with Melania Cristescu)

Francisco Sylvester (2007-2010): Hull-mediated species invasions

Chad Harvey (2007-2009): Invasions and ecosystem topology

Christophe Lejeunse (2007-2008): Genetics of invaders (Co-supervisor, Melania Cristescu)

Susan Gordon (2006-2007): DNA barcoding of invasive crustaceans (Co-supervisor, Dan Heath)

David Kelly, GLIER postdoctoral fellow, (2003-2006), Genetic attributes of NIS

Leif-Matthias Herborg (2004-2006), Stage-based modeling of invasions

Sarah Bailey (2005-2006), Canadian Aquatic Invasive Species Network development

Nandakumar Kanavillil (2003 – 2004): resting stages and ballast water invasions

Marjorie Wonham, NSERC postdoctoral fellow (2002- 2004); modeling invasions (Co-supervisor, Mark Lewis)

Ian Duggan (2002 – 2004); Great Lakes and Chesapeake Bay invasions

Igor Grigorovich, Research Associate (1997- 2003): Ponto-Caspian invaders

Tom Therriault, NSERC postdoctoral fellow (2001 – 2002); genetics of invaders

Yves Couillard GLIER Postdoctoral Fellow (1993-1995): contaminants in zebra mussels (Co-supervisor with Dr. Doug Haffner and Dr. Jan Ciborowski).

UNDERGRADUATE THESIS (55-420) SUPERVISION (*=published thesis study):

Joshua Finn, 2013-2014: Plankton community composition in cyanobacteria blooms

Vishal Vara, 2011-2012: Identifying errors in pyrosequencing data

Odion Kalaci*, 2010: Temporal dynamics of hull-fouling communities (NSERC supported)

Eric Fifield, 2010-2011: Regional spread of invasive species (NSERC supported)

Rahel Tedla*, 2008-2009: Historical growth of invasion ecology

James Valiant, 2008-2009: Detecting incipient invasions of invasive waterfleas

Samir Qureshi*, 2007-2008: How rare is rare? Finding newly established NIS. 

Mike Rup*, 2007-2008: Tracking ballasting discharges of ‘lakers’ on the Great Lakes

Ashley Steinberg*, 2006-2007: Viability of desiccated diapausing zooplankton eggs

Michael Jacobs*, 2005-2006: Dispersal of zooplankton on fishing lines

Derek Gray*, 2002-2003: Saltwater exposure: a cure to ballast-mediated invasions?

Nathalie Bergeron*, 2002-2003: The pet trade as vector of NIS to the Great Lakes

Corrine Rixon*, 2002-2003: Live human fish stores as vector of NIS to the Great Lakes

Rob Colautti*, 2000-2001: Ship traffic and Great Lakes invasion patterns

Carolyn Matkovich*, 1999-2000: Waterfowl as zooplankton dispersers?

John Sencaj, 1999-2000: Diet of lake sturgeon in Lake St. Clair

Tracy Mabee*, 1998-1999: Exotic amphipod competition in the Great Lakes

Joe Lozon*, 1996-1997: Does disturbance facilitate invasions?

Sandra Parker, 1995-1996: Spawning in zebra mussels

Rahim Kassan, 1994-1995: biogeography of Dreissena patches

Chris Lonnee*, 1993-1994: Zebra mussel predation on zooplankton

CURRICULUM VITAE

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