Jane Margaret Waterman
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Assoc. Head Grad/Professor

Office 424 Bio-Sci Bldg.
(204) 272-1678

You can find more information at my personal website .

Research Interests

Biodiversity, Ecology and Environment, Evolution of sociality and mating systems, influence of sexual selection on morphology, behaviour, diseases & parasites, evolution of cooperative breeding

Recent Publications

  • Ewacha M, Kaapehi C, Waterman JM, Roth JD. (2016). Cape ground squirrels as ecosystem engineers: modifying habitat for plants, small mammals, and beetles in the Namib Desert. African Journal of Ecology 54, 68-75.
  • Manjerovic MB, Waterman JM. (2015). . 'Failure to launch': Is there a reproductive cost to males living at home?. Journal of Mammalogy 96 (1), 144-150.
  • Yunik M, Waterman JM, Galloway TD (2015). Seasonal changes in the infestation parameters of the sucking louse, Linognathoides laeviusculus (Phthiraptera: Anoplura: Linognathidae), infesting Richardson’s ground squirrel (Rodentia: Sciuridae) in Manitoba. The Canadian Entomologist. In Press
  • Phillips MA, Waterman JM (2014). Anti-snake behaviour in a facultative cooperative breeder, the Cape ground squirrel. Behaviour 151, 1735-1758.
  • Waterman JM, Machlin GA, Enright C (2014). . Sex-biased parasitism in Richardson’s ground squirrels (Urocitellus richardsonii) depends on the parasite examined. Canadian Journal of Zoology 92, 73-79.

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Important Date

June 4 – June 8: Convocation Ceremony (Fort Garry Campus)

Upcoming Seminars

General seminar: Haoran Chen, PhD Proposal: “Nitrogen fixing plant evolution: the major factors affecting biological nitrogen fixation” — Friday, May 25 at 2 p.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Ashley Tripp, MSc. Defense: “Temperature and pCO2: single and combined effects of climate change parameters on acid-base regulation in Louisiana red swamp crayfish” — Monday, May 28 at 10 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Garett Allen, PhD Proposal: “Acid-base regulation in Stenohaline Osmoconforming Crustaceans” — Thursday, June 7 at 9 a.m., 201 BSB.

General seminar: Amber Hiebert, MSc. Defense: “Lake Sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens) Myotome Development: The Proliferation of Satellite Cells in the Developing Sturgeon” — Tuesday, June 26 at 1 p.m., 304 Biological Sciences.