Jesse Shapiro

Freshwater ecosystems at risk due to glyphosate use

Published: 7Sep2021

One of the few species that was found to be resistant to severe glyphosate contamination was Scapholeberis mucronata, a freshwater zooplankter commonly found in Québec and elsewhere in North...

Biodiversity is its own catalyst – to a point

Published: 3Feb2021

For decades, scientists have wrestled with rival theories to explain how interactions between species, like competition, influence biodiversity. Tracking microbial life across the planet,...

New partnership to unravel genetic sequence of SARS-CoV-2 virus in Quebec

Published: 28Apr2020

The Institut national de santé publique du Québec (INSPQ) and the McGill Genome Centre today announced they will partner to sequence the viral genomes of Quebec patients with COVID-19 disease. The...

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