Nathan R. Lovejoy
Assistant Professor

Department of Biological Sciences
University of Toronto Scarborough
1265 Military Trail
Toronto, ON, M1C 1A4

Office: S552
Lab: S331A

Office Ph: (416) 208-4823
Lab Ph: (416) 287-7372
FAX: (416) 287-7642


2005 – pres. Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Toronto at Scarborough; Graduate Faculty, Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Toronto

2001 – 2005 Assistant Professor, Department of Zoology, University of Manitoba.

1999 – 2001 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley.


Cornell University Ph.D., Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. Advisors: A.R. McCune and R.G. Harrison. 1999.

University of Toronto M.Sc., Zoology. Advisor: R. Winterbottom. 1993.

University of Toronto B.Sc., Biology and Anthropology. 1991.


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2005 – 2010 NSERC Discovery Grant, Molecular systematics, biogeography, and the evolution of fishes ($170,000; 34k/year)

2005– 2007 Great Lakes Fishery Commission Research Grant, Conservation genetics of deepwater sculpin in the Great Lakes ($30,000)

2001 – 2005 NSERC Research Grant, Molecular Systematics, Biogeography, and the Evolution of Fishes ($136,000; 34k/year)

2001 – 2004 Canada Foundation for Innovation Grant, Establishment of a Laboratory for Molecular Systematic Analysis of Biodiversity ($307,000)

2003 University of Manitoba Research Grant, Molecular systematics of New World anchovies ($7500)

2002 University of Manitoba Research Grant, Molecular systematics and biogeography of glacial ‘relict’ species in Canada ($7500)

2002 University of Florida Center for Latin American Studies Grant ($750)

2001 NSERC Equipment Grant ($15,000)

2000 LaMont Cole Award for best published paper by a graduate student or recent graduate, Department of Ecol. and Evol. Biol., Cornell University

1999 - 2001 NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of California, Berkeley

1996 - 1997 National Science Foundation: Dissertation Improvement Grant ($10,000)

prior to 1996 Over $12,000 in small grants and awards (Sigma Xi, Lerner-Gray, Cornell Graduate School)