Ecology and evolution
of aquatic ecosystems

Research in the derry lab

Our research program is at the interface between ecology and evolution, with the goal of understanding mechanisms that explain the maintenance of biodiversity in aquatic ecosystems. We focus on the effects of historical and current anthropogenic stressors on the ecology and evolution of populations and communities, and how these interactions may feedback to influence aquatic ecosystem function.

Alison Derry, Associate professor
141 Avenue President Kennedy, Département des sciences biologiques
Université du Québec à Montréal, Montréal QC Canada  H2X 1Y4
Tel: 514-987-3000 ext. 3496 | derry. alison(at)

Three main research objectives

Factors that influence intraspecific variation

The ecology and evolution of metacommunities

Eco-evolutionary feedbacks

Alison new conceptual diagram-resized

The lab in numbers

Collaborative projects
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