Manseau’s Group



micheline Micheline Manseau
Research Scientist, Science and Technology Division, Environment and Climate Change Canada

Adjunct Professor, University of Manitoba & Trent University

National Wildlife Research Centre, Carleton University
1125 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, ON
K1S 5R1


Research Staff – Current

Sonesinh Keobouasone
Technologist, Science and Technology Division, Environment and Climate Change Canada.
20141217-_JLP2081 Pauline Priadka  Genetic connectivity of Boreal Woodland caribou in central Canada, Laurentian University.


Post Doctoral & Graduate Students – Current

Rebecca S. Taylor (Postdoctoral)
Department of Biology, Caribou Genomics, Trent University.
McFarlane Samantha McFarlane (PhD Student)
GIS Spatial Analyst, Environment and Climate Change Canada, Trent University.
jean_polfus_bw Jean Polfus (PhD). The concept of population – diversity in perspectives and implications for conservation.
NRI, University of Manitoba.
Conny_2013-02-12b Corneylia Klütsch (Postdoctoral) [co-supervision with Dr. Paul Wilson]. Phylogeny of Rangifer using advanced genomic tools – implications for Designatable Units under COSEWIC.
Trent University.
Rebekah Horn (Postdoctoral) [co-supervision with Dr. Paul Wilson]. From genetics to genomics.
Trent University.

Students Recently Graduated

David Gossen (Master). Spatial capture-mark-recapture population modelling.NRI, University of Manitoba.

Amy Brown (Master). Integration of Inuit knowledge and perspectives in the management of protected areas – Auyuittuq National Park.
NRI, University of Manitoba.

Laura Thompson (PhD) [co-supervision with Dr. Paul Wilson]. Conservation genetics of woodland caribou in the central boreal forest of Canada. Trent University.

Philip Bertrand (Master) [co-supervision with Dr. Paul Wilson]. Measuring directionality in gene flow. Trent University.

Samantha McFarlane (Master). Estimation of demographic population parameters using non-invasive methods. NRI, University of Manitoba. (pdf)

Laura Hebert (Master) [co-supervision with Dr. Iain Davidson-Hunt]. A historical ecological analysis of caribou in northern Manitoba. NRI, University of Manitoba.

Amy Flasko (Master). Sociogenetics: Exploring fine-scale social structure of woodland caribou (Rangifer tarandus caribou). NRI, University of Manitoba.

Maegwin Bonar (Honours Thesis) On steeper slopes: habitat and social traits relative to predation on white-tailed deer and mule deer fawns. (pdf)

Lionel Leston (PhD) Transmission Lines as Tall-grass Prairie Habitats. (pdf)

Paul Galpern (PhD) Landscape genetics. (pdf)

Andrew Miller (PhD) Indigenous traditional ecological knowledge of fire ecology. (pdf)

Peter Hettinga (Master). Non-invasive sampling methods to estimate population demographic parameters. (pdf)

Karin Johanson (Master). Inuit perspectives on safety measures. (pdf)

Maria Arlt (Master). Historical landscape changes. (pdf)

Maria Arlt (Honours Thesis). Historical distribution of boreal caribou in the Prince Albert Greater Ecosystem in relation to landscape change. (pdf)

Paula Hughson (Master). The tundra landscape. (pdf)

Devin Imrie (Master). Traditional knowledge on sea ice change. (pdf)

Jeff Clark (Master). Habitat availability and genetic diversity of woodland caribou. (pdf)

Casidhe Dyke (Master). Woodland caribou calving habitat. (pdf)

Stephen Petersen (PhD). [P.Wilson supervisor] Spatial genetic patterns of arctic mammals.

Madea Curtenau (Master). Recovery of endangered species. (pdf)

Mark Ball (PhD) [P.Wilson main supervisor]. Conservation genetics of boreal caribou.

Jason Kelly (Master). Communities for conservation. (pdf)

Carrie-Anne Lander (Master). Distribution and movements of woodland caribou. (pdf)

Stacey Wood (Master). Distribution and nesting habitat of least bitterns. (pdf)

Janna Goldrup (Master). Influence of different land use type on the movement of ungulates.

Christian St-Pierre (Master). Use of remote sensing in wildlife surveys.