Current Applied Ethology Lab Graduate Students
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Dr. Hector J. Perez Marquez, DVM, PhD
PhD Student, Emily DePaoli, MSc
Emily was raised in Southern Alberta on a mixed grain and cattle operation, where she developed an initial interest in agriculture and animals. She completed her BSc in Animal Health at the University of Alberta in 2021 and her MSc in 2023. Emily's research interests include projects that work to improve animal agriculture in relation to: animal welfare, the environment and the well-being of producers.
Research Technician, Emily Lowen, BSc
Emily grew up on a cattle ranch in Northern Alberta where her love for animals began. She graduated from the University of Alberta with a degree in Animal Health in 2023. The summer following graduation she was awarded the NSERC USRA working with Dr. Bench in the Applied Ethology lab. Her summer research used 3D kinematics to identify negative affective states using lameness as a known painful state. After the summer Emily started working full time as a research technician for the lab.