Prof. Cory Bishop, PhD.

Associate Professor, Biology

St. Francis Xavier University

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Research in my laboratory is concerned with the ecology, development and evolution of aquatic organisms. We apply a wide variety of techniques from molecular phylogenetics, microscopy, organismal culture, pulse amplitude modulated fluorometry and experimental methods in physiology and gene expression. Visit the research and people sections for more details.

Bishop Lab News

Citizen Science Project Launched!

The Bishop Lab citizen science project has been launched and is ready for your submissions!

Find out more at the citizen science section of this website or visit the brand new citizen science website where you can learn more and submit your salamander and wood frog egg mass sightings.

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New publication and cover photo in Phycologia

Lin Y and Bishop CD (2015) Identification of free living Oophila amblystomatis (Chlorophyceae) from Yellow Spotted Salamander and Wood Frog breeding habitat. Phycologia 54: 2: 183-191.

See more Bishop Lab publications and request copies here.

New Photo Gallery Up and Running

We have been busy re-designing the Bishop Lab website over the last month. As part of the new website we have decided to include a photo gallery show casing some of the awesome pictures taken by Bishop Lab members. You will find salamanders, urchings, egg masses, field sites, and more here.

Congratulations Bishop Lab M.Sc. students Katelyn MacNeil and Yuan Lin!

Bishop lab Msc students Katelyn MacNeil and Yuan Lin graduated from St.FX with a Masters in Biology on Saturday 6th December, 2014. Congratulations!

Hot off the press!

Visit the Publications Page to see more Bishop Lab publications and request full text copies.

Bishop lab student Scott Bennett co-authors paper

Scott is currently a third year undergraduate honours student at St. FX who has been working with the Bishop lab this last summer. His hard work and dedication certainly paid off, as he is now a co-author on his first scientific paper. Read more about Scott's achievements by clicking the image above, or check out the research section of the website to find out more. Congratulations Scott, and here's to more of the same!

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