Towards a Sustainable Fishery for Nunavummiut

Our Team

Virginia Walker Virginia Walker Professor, Queen's University Project Leader

Role: Vertebrate & invertebrate microbiomes; psychrophiles, Arctic fungal & bacterial assemblages.

Peter Van Coeverden de Groot Research Scientist, Queen's University Co-Project Leader

Role: Field tissue sampling and logistics, fish demographics & training.

Stephen Lougheed Professor, Queen's University Co-Project Leader

Role: Fish stock genomics, phylogenomics and spatial analysis.

Stephan Schott Associate Professor, Carleton University Co-Project Leader

Role: Developing integrated knowledge model and co-management strategy to achieve food security and economic development.

Residents of the Kitikmeot communities Collaborators and end-users
James Qitsualik Chairman, Gjoa Haven Trappers & Fishers Association Co-applicant
Angela Young Fisheries Advisor at Government of Nunavut Co-applicant
David Guttman Professor, University of Toronto Co-applicant
Tomas Babak Assistant Professor, Queen's University Co-applicant
Ross Tallman Dept. of Fisheries & Oceans Canada Co-applicant
Les N. Harris Arctic Fisheries Research Biologist, Dept. Fisheries & Oceans Canada Co-applicant
Kevin Hedges Senior Researcher, Dept. of Fisheries & Oceans Canada Co-applicant
Derek Muir Senior Scientist, Environment Canada Co-applicant
Jason Carpenter Senior Instructor, Arctic College Collaborator
Pranab Das Research Associate, Queen's University Project Lab Manager
Kim Flock Ontario Genomics Institute Liaison