School of Environmental Studies

SCHOOL OF

Environmental Studies

SCHOOL OF

Environmental Studies

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Barry N. Madison

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Contact Information

School of Environmental Studies
Queen's University
3240 Biosciences Complex
Kingston, Ontario, Canada
K7L 3N6

Phone: (+1) 613.533.6000 ext. 77420
Email: barry.madison@queensu.ca

Affiliations

School of Environmental Studies (SES), Queen’s University
Department of Biology, Queen's University
Algonquin Park Wildlife Research Station (WRS)

Academic Training

PhD, Zoology, *Department of Integrative Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada
MSc, Biology, Department of Biology, Queen's University, Kingston, ON, Canada
BSc (hons.), Biology, Department of Biology, Queen's University, Kingston, ON, Canada
*formerly Zoology

Research Interests

The effects of anthropogenic and environmental stressors on the physiology of fishes.

My research interests focus primarily on the theme of stress physiology but involve many facets of comparative animal physiology, environmental physiology, comparative endocrinology, neuro-endocrine systems, molecular biology, biochemistry, genomics, ecotoxicology, ecotoxicogenomics, emerging contaminants, aquatic toxicology, oil & petrochemical toxicity, as well as aquaculture and aquaponics.

I am interested most in the evolutionary aspects of the physiological adaptations of fishes in the face of changing global environments.

Teaching Interests

Current (2017)
Biol 339 - Animal Physiology, Co-instructor with Dr. C. Moyes (F'17)
Biol 401 - Experimental Approaches in Animal Physiology, Co-instructor with Dr. Y. Wang (Biology) & Dr. Vanderbeld (Biology) (F'17)

Previous
Biol 322 - Environmental Physiology of Animals
Biol 401 - Experimental Approaches in Animal Physiology
Biol 307/317/407 - Field Courses in Biology

Supervising & Mentorship

I am currently Adjunct Faculty in SES and available to co-supervise undergraduate and graduate students.  If you are interested in undergraduate research projects within SES (e.g. ENSC*501, 502) or in the Department of Biology (e.g. Biol*537, 538, 539, 540), you will need to contact an additional current faculty member as a supervisor prior to discussion regarding potential upcoming projects.  If you are interested in graduate work, please contact the department of Biology or the School of Environmental Studies, and/or email me for additional details.

Supervised Students

D. McDonnell    (BScH, SES 2017)
M. Sereneo       (BScH, SES 2016)

Selected Publications

BN Madison, PV Hodson, and VS Langlois. 2017. Cold Lake diluted bitumen toxicity to the early development of Japanese medaka. Environmental Pollution 225: 579-586.

BN Madison, JW Heath, DD Heath, and NJ Bernier 2015(a). Effects of early rearing environment and breeding strategy on social interactions and the hormonal response to stressors in juvenile Chinook salmon. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 72: 673-683.

BN Madison, PV Hodson, and VS Langlois. 2015(b). Diluted bitumen causes deformities and molecular responses indicative of oxidative stress in Japanese medaka embryos. Aquatic Toxicology 165, 222-230.

BN Madison, S Tavakoli, S Kramer, and NJ Bernier 2015(c). Chronic cortisol and the regulation of food intake and the endocrine growth axis in rainbow trout. Journal of Endocrinology 226 (2): 103-119.

BN Madison, JW Heath, DD Heath, and NJ Bernier. 2013(a). Effect of parental mate choice and seminatural early rearing environment on the growth performance and seawater tolerance of juvenile Chinook salmon, Oncorhynchus tshawytscha (Walbaum). Journal of Fish Biology 82(2): 618-636.

BN Madison, PTK Woo, and NJ Bernier. 2013(b). Duress without Stress: Cryptobia infection results in HPI axis dysfunction in rainbow trout. Journal of Endocrinology 218: 287-297.