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Vivian Gao

MES student 

I earned my Bachelor of Arts in Biology with a minor in History and Philosophy of Science at Wilfrid Laurier University in 2019. I joined the laboratory of Dr. Derek Gray in the department of Biology as a volunteer where I assisted graduate students with their experiments. I’m now Master of Environmental Studies students under supervision by Dr. Derek Gray ( and co-supervision by Dr. Homa Kheyrollah Pour. My research focuses on the effects of road dust from the Inuvik-to-Tuktoyaktuk Highway on Arctic Lakes, especially their impact the macroinvertebrates community. 

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