Pierre Blier

Associate Professor,
Université du Québec à Rimouski

Département de Biologie
300 Allée des Ursulines, Rimouski, Québec, G5L 3A1
Tel: 418-723-1986 ext. 1852
Fax: 418-724-1849
E-mail: pierre_blier@uqar.ca
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Education
  • Postdoctoral fellow, Dalhousie University, 1992
  • Ph.D., Université Laval, 1992
  • M.Sc., Université Laval, 1987
  • B.Sc., Université Laval, 1984


Research
Study of the physiological and metabolic constraints of fish performances (growth and locomotion). Study of the impact of the evolution of the mitochondrial genome on the functional properties of mitochondria and on energy metabolism of animals.

QCBS students
Stefano Bettinazzi, Ph.D.
(Start: 2015, End: 2019)

Other QCBS (co-)supervisor: Sophie Breton
Myriam Milbergue, Ph.D.
(Start: 2012, End: 2017)

Other QCBS (co-)supervisor: François Vézina
Thesis title: Endocrine regulation of winter acclimatization in non-migrating passerines
Enrique Rodriguez, Ph.D.
(Start: 2014, End: 2018)
Other (co-)supervisor: Tory Hagen, Linus Pauling Institute, Oregaon
Mirelle Caouette Houle, M.Sc.
(Start: 2014, End: 2017)

Other QCBS (co-)supervisor: Nathalie Le François
Thesis title: La croissance compensatoire comme outil de production aquacole de l’omble chevalier (Salvelinus alpinus)
Florence Hunter-Manseau, M.Sc.
(Start: 2015, End: 2018)

Thesis title: Adaptations thermiques des fonctions mitochondriales chez les ectothermes: l'importance du complexe Pyruvate Déshydrogénase (cPDH)
Previous students (since 2009)
Gabriel Leduc, B.Sc.
(Start: 2015, End: 2016)
Vincent Turpin, B.Sc.
(Start: 2015, End: 2016)
Other QCBS (co-)supervisor: Piero Calosi
Roland Vergilino, Postdoctoral fellow
(Start: 2011, End: 2012)
Thesis title: Amélioration de souches chez les ombles d'élevage
Sophie Breton, Ph.D.
(Start: 2003, End: 2008)
Thesis title: LA DOUBLE TRANSMISSION UNIPARENTALE DE L’ADN MITOCHONDRIAL CHEZ LES MYTILIDAE
Hélène Doucet-Beaupré, Ph.D.
(Start: 2005, End: 2012)
Thesis title: Évolution des haplotypes mâles et femelles de l'ADN mitochondrial chez les unionidés
Bernard-Antonin Dupont Cyr, Ph.D.
(Start: 2012, End: 2016)

Other QCBS (co-)supervisor: Nathalie Le François
Thesis title: Élaboration de lignées d’omble chevalier (Salvelinus alpinus), d’omble de fontaine (S. fontinalis) et de leurs hybrides pouvant synthétiser efficacement l’huile de lin en acides gras hautement insatur
Simon Lamarre, Ph.D.
(Start: 2004, End: 2009)
Thesis title: Thermosensibilité du métabolisme des protéines chez le loup tacheté
Daniel Munro, Ph.D.
(Start: 2008, End: 2014)
Thesis title: Paramètres mitochondriaux associés à la longévité chez les bivalves vénéridés
Nicolas Pichaud, Ph.D.
(Start: 2006, End: 2011)
Thesis title: Impact du génome mitochondrial sur le stress oxidatif de trois souches de drosophiles
Catherine Gaudreau, M.Sc.
(Start: 2006, End: 2009)
Thesis title: Impact de l'hybridation sur le métabolisme aérobie et le stress oxydant chez les loups de mer
Étienne Hébert Châtelain, M.Sc.
(Start: 2006, End: 2008)
Thesis title: Impact de la température sur le développement métabolisme mitochondrial chez les drosophiles
Sophie Mercier, M.Sc.
(Start: 2012, End: 2014)
Other QCBS (co-)supervisor: France Dufresne
Gaëlle Van Dijk, M.Sc.
(Start: 2013, End: 2015)
Other QCBS (co-)supervisor: France Dufresne
Thesis title: Heritability of antioxidant capacity in threespine stickleback Gasterosteus aculeatus
Emmanuelle VanderMeeren, M.Sc.
(Start: 2016, End: 2017)
Courses
BIO-111-82 - Introduction à la biochimie expérimentale (Fall / Automne)
BIO-424-01 - Écophysiologie (Fall / Automne)
FAU-730-08 - Biologie adaptative (Fall / Automne)
BIO 211 99 - Métabolisme énergétique (NA)

Publications
102- Preliminary investigations of the physiological adjustments associated with compensatory growth in juvenile brook charr (_Salvelinus fontinalis_)
Savoie, A., Le François, N.R., Lamarre, S.G., Dupuis, F., Blier, P.U.
2017 Journal of Applied Aquaculture (Date Added: 2017-02-05)

101- Gene by environmental interactions affecting oxidative phosphorylation and thermal sensitivity
Baris T.Z., Blier P.U., Pichaud N., Crawford D.L., Oleksiak M.F.
2016 American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology (Date Added: 2017-03-03)

100- Gene by environmental interactions affecting oxidative phosphorylation and thermal sensitivity
Baris,T.Z., Blier,P.U., Pichaud,N., Crawford,D.L., Oleksiak,M.F.
2016 American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology (Date Added: 2017-02-21)

99- Thermal sensitivity and phenotypic plasticity of cardiac mitochondrial metabolism in European perch, Perca fluviatilis
Ekstrom, A., Sandblom, E., Blier, P.U., Cyr, B.-A.D., Brijs, J., Pichaud, N.
2016 The Journal of Experimental Biology (Date Added: 2016-12-05)

98- MAG-EPA reduces severity of DSS-induced colitis in rats
Morin, C., Blier, P.U., Fortin, S.
2016 American Journal of Physiology. Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology (Date Added: 2016-10-11)

97- Gene by environmental interactions affecting oxidative phosphorylation and thermal sensitivity
Baris, T.Z., Blier, P.U., Pichaud, N., Crawford, D.L., Oleksiak, M.F.
2016 American Journal of Physiology. Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology (Date Added: 2016-10-11)

96- Mitochondrial phenotype of marsupial torpor: Fuel metabolic switch in the Chilean mouse-opossum Thylamys elegans
Cortes, P.A., Bacigalupe, L.D., Mondaca, F., Desrosiers, V., Blier, P.U.
2016 Journal of Experimental Zoology. Part A, Ecological Genetics and Physiology (Date Added: 2016-10-11)

95- Can trans-generational experiments be used to enhance species resilience to ocean warming and acidification?
Chakravarti, L.J., Jarrold, M.D., Gibbin, E.M., Christen, F., Massamba-N'Siala, G., Blier, P.U., Calosi, P.
2016 Evolutionary Applications (Date Added: 2016-10-11)

94- Evolutionary Implications of Mitochondrial Genetic Variation: Mitochondrial Genetic Effects on OXPHOS Respiration and Mitochondrial Quantity Change with Age and Sex in Fruit Flies
Wolff, J.N., Pichaud, N., Camus, M.F., Cote, G., Blier, P.U., Dowling, D.K.
2016 Journal of Evolutionary Biology (Date Added: 2016-02-29)

92- Quantitative variation for metabolic traits among brook trout populations inhabiting different environments: Variation for metabolic traits in brook trout
Dufresne, F., Barroux, A., DitleCadet, D., Blier, P.U.
2015 Journal of Zoology (Date Added: 2015-09-08)

91- Assessment of mitochondrial functions in Daphnia pulex clones using high-resolution respirometry
Kake-Guena, S.A., Touisse, K., Vergilino, R., Dufresne, F., Blier, P.U., Lemieux, H.
2015 Journal of Experimental Zoology. Part A, Ecological Genetics and Physiology (Date Added: 2015-07-10)

90- Age, diet, and season do not affect longevity-related differences in peroxidation index between Spisula solidissima and Arctica islandica
Munro, D., Blier, P.U.
2015 Journals of Gerontology - Series A Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences (Date Added: 2015-05-03)

89- Cold counteracting membrane fatty acid remodeling is not expressed during quiescence in the bivalve Mercenaria mercenaria
Munro, D., Martel, A.L., Blier, P.U.
2015 Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology (Date Added: 2015-05-03)

88- A rapid and convenient method for measuring the fractional rate of protein synthesis in ectothermic animal tissues using a stable isotope tracer
Lamarre, S. G., Saulnier, R. J., Blier, P. U., Driedzic, W. R.
2015 Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part B: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (Date Added: 2015-01-12)

87- Docosapentaenoic acid monoacylglyceride reduces inflammation and vascular remodeling in experimental pulmonary hypertension
Morin, C., Hiram, R., Rousseau, E., Blier, P. U., Fortin, S.
2014 AJP: Heart and Circulatory Physiology (Date Added: 2014-09-02)

86- Evaluation of the physiological relationship between oxidative stress and metabolic characters: insights from hybridization between Anarhichas minor A. lupus.
GAUDREAU, C.M., N.R. LE FRANÇOIS, H. TVEITEN & P.U. BLIER.
2013 Open Journal of Fish Science (Date Added: 2016-07-14)

85- Mitochondrial haplotype divergences affect specific temperature sensitivity of mitochondrial respiration
Pichaud N, Ballard JW, Tanguay RM, Blier P.
2013 J Bioenerg Biomembr (Date Added: 2016-06-22)

84- Low hydrogen peroxide production in mitochondria of the long-lived Arctica islandica: Underlying mechanisms for slow aging
Munro, D., Pichaud, N., Paquin, F., Kemeid, V., & Blier, P.
2013 Aging Cell (Date Added: 2016-06-22)

82- Naturally occurring mitochondrial dna haplotypes exhibit metabolic differences: Insight into functional properties of mitochondria
Pichaud, N., Ballard, J. W. O., Tanguay, R. M., & Blier, P
2012 Evolution (Date Added: 2016-06-22)

81- No effect of sperm interactions or egg homogenate on sperm velocity in the blue mussel, Mytilus edulis (Bivalvia: Mytilidae)
Stewart, D.T., Jha, M., Breton, S., Randolph Hoeh, W., Blier, P.U.
2012 Canadian Journal of Zoology (Date Added: 2014-02-19)

80- Pyganodon (Bivalvia: Unionoida: Unionidae) phylogenetics: a male- and female-transmitted mitochondrial DNA perspective
Doucet-Beaupré, Hélène, Blier, Pierre U, Chapman, Eric G, Piontkivska, Helen, Dufresne, France, Sietman, Bernard E, Mulcrone, Renee S, Hoeh, Walter R
2012 Molecular phylogenetics and evolution (Date Added: 2012-07-04)

79- In situ quantification of mitochondrial respiration in permeabilized fibers of a marine invertebrate with low aerobic capacity
Pichaud, Nicolas, Rioux, Pierre, Blier, Pierre U.
2012 Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology (Date Added: 2012-06-04)

78- North American range extension of the invasive Asian clam in a St. Lawrence River power station thermal plume
Simard, Anouk, Paquet, Annie, Jutras, Charles, Robitaille, Yves, Blier, Pierre, Courtois, Rehaume, Martel, Andre
2012 Aquatic Invasions (Date Added: 2012-03-07)

77- Thermal sensitivity of mitochondrial functions in permeabilized muscle fibers from two populations of Drosophila simulans with divergent mitotypes
Pichaud, N., Ballard, J.W.O., Tanguay, R.M., Blier, P.U.
2011 American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology (Date Added: 2012-05-10)

76- Functional conservatism among Drosophila simulans flies experiencing different thermal regimes and mitochondrial DNA introgression
Chatelain, É.H., Pichaud, N., Ballard, J.W.O., Tanguay, R.M., Morrow, G., Blier, P.U.
2011 Journal of Experimental Zoology Part B: Molecular and Developmental Evolution (Date Added: 2012-05-10)

75- Dietary protein hydrolysate and trypsin inhibitor effects on digestive capacities and performances during early-stages of spotted wolffish: Suggested mechanisms
Savoie, A., Le François, N.R., Lamarre, S.G., Blier, P.U., Beaulieu, L., Cahu, C.
2011 Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - A Molecular and Integrative Physiology (Date Added: 2012-05-10)

74- Dietary fatty acids and oxidative stress in the heart mitochondria
Lemieux, H., Bulteau, A.L., Friguet, B., Tardif, J.-C., Blier, P.U.
2011 Mitochondrion (Date Added: 2012-05-10)

73- La petite corbeille d’Asie au Québec: une première mention pour cette espèce aquatique envahissante à la limite nord de son aire de répartition
Simard, M.A., Paquet, A., Jutras, C., Robitaille, Y., Blier, P.U., Courtois, R., Martel, A.L.
2011 Naturaliste Canadien (Date Added: 2012-03-13)

72- Mitochondrial phylogenomics of the Bivalvia (Mollusca): Searching for the origin and mitogenomic correlates of doubly uniparental inheritance of mtDNA
Doucet-Beaupré, H., Breton, S., Chapman, E.G., Blier, P.U., Bogan, A.E., Stewart, D.T., Hoeh, W.R.
2010 BMC Evolutionary Biology (Date Added: 2014-02-19)

71- Thermal sensitivity of metabolic enzymes in subarctic and temperate freshwater mussels (Bivalvia: Unionoida)
Doucet-Beaupré, H., Dubé, C., Breton, S., Pörtner, H.O., Blier, P.U.
2010 Journal of Thermal Biology (Date Added: 2014-02-19)

70- White muscle 20S proteasome activity is negatively correlated to growth rate at low temperature in the spotted wolffish Anarhichas minor
Lamarre, S.G., Blier, P.U., Driedzic, W.R., Le François, N.R.
2010 Journal of Fish Biology (Date Added: 2012-05-10)

69- Thermal sensitivity of oxidative phosphorylation in rat heart mitochondria: Does pyruvate dehydrogenase dictate the response to temperature?
Lemieux, H., Tardif, J.-C., Blier, P.U.
2010 Journal of Thermal Biology (Date Added: 2012-05-10)

68- Thermal sensitivity of mitochondrial metabolism in two distinct mitotypes of drosophila simulans: Evaluation of mitochondrial plasticity
Pichaud, N., Chatelain, E.H., Ballard, J.W.O., Tanguay, R., Morrow, G., Blier, P.U.
2010 Journal of Experimental Biology (Date Added: 2012-05-10)

67- Thermal sensitivity of cardiac mitochondrial metabolism in an ectothermic species from a cold environment, Atlantic wolffish (Anarhichas lupus)
Lemieux, H., Tardif, J.-C., Dutil, J.-D., Blier, P.U.
2010 Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology (Date Added: 2012-05-10)

66- Ontogenetic effects of diet during early development on growth performance, myosin mRNA expression and metabolic enzyme activity in Atlantic cod juveniles reared at different salinities
Koedijk, R.M., Le François, N.R., Blier, P.U., Foss, A., Folkvord, A., Ditlecadet, D., Lamarre, S.G., Stefansson, S.O., Imsland, A.K.
2010 Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - A Molecular and Integrative Physiology (Date Added: 2012-05-10)

65-Valorization of aquaculture by-products
Le François, Nathalie R, Blier, P.U.
2010 Finfish aquaculture diversification ( Date Added: 2012-05-10)

64-Quantitative approaches for identifying fmfish species suited for sustainable and productive aquaculture
Le François, Nathalie R, Savoie, A., Blier, P.U.
2010 Finfish aquaculture diversification ( Date Added: 2012-05-10)

63- Role-reversal of gender-associated mitochondrial dna affects mitochondrial function in mytilus edulis (bivalvia: mytilidae)
Breton, S., Stewart, D.T., Blier, P.U.
2009 Journal of Experimental Zoology Part B: Molecular and Developmental Evolution (Date Added: 2014-02-19)

62- Comparative mitochondrial genomics of freshwater mussels (Bivalvia: Unionoida) with doubly uniparental inheritance of mtDNA: Gender-specific open reading frames and putative origins of replication
Breton, S., Beaupré, H.D., Stewart, D.T., Piontkivska, H., Karmakar, M., Bogan, A.E., Blier, P.U., Hoeh, W.R.
2009 Genetics (Date Added: 2014-02-19)

61- Protein synthesis is lowered while 20S proteasome activity is maintained following acclimation to low temperature in juvenile spotted wolffish (Anarhichas minor Olafsen)
Lamarre, S. G., Le Francois, N. R., Driedzic, W. R., Blier, P. U.
2009 Journal of Experimental Biology (Date Added: 2012-05-10)

60- Response from authors
Galtier, N., Blier, P.U., Nabholz, B.
2009 Mitochondrion (Date Added: 2012-05-10)

59- Mitochondrial whims: Metabolic rate, longevity and the rate of molecular evolution
Galtier, N., Jobson, R.W., Nabholz, B., Glémin, S., Blier, P.U.
2009 Biology Letters (Date Added: 2012-05-10)

58- Metabolic capacities and immunocompetence of sea scallops (placopecten magellanicus, gmelin) at different ages and life stages
Pichaud, N., Briatte, S., Desrosiers, V., Pellerin, J., Fournier, M., Blier, P.U.
2009 Journal of Shellfish Research (Date Added: 2012-05-10)

57- Inverse relationship between longevity and evolutionary rate of mitochondrial proteins in mammals and birds
Galtier, N., Blier, P.U., Nabholz, B.
2009 Mitochondrion (Date Added: 2012-05-10)

56- Characterization of the early-stages of the wolffish hybrid Anarhicha minor × Anarhichas lupus :conservation and aquaculture applications
Gaudreau, Catherine M., Le François, Nathalie R., Ditlecadet, Delphine, Tveiten, Helge, Blier, Pierre U.
2009 Aquatic Living Resources (Date Added: 2012-05-10)

55- Do territorial male three-spined sticklebacks have sperm with different characteristics than nonterritorial males?
Côté, J., Blier, P.U., Caron, A., Dufresne, F.
2009 Canadian Journal of Zoology (Date Added: 2012-05-10)

54- Digestive capacities, inbreeding and growth capacities in juvenile Arctic charr Salvelinus alpinus
Ditlecadet, D., Blier, P.U., Le François, N.R., Dufresne, F.
2009 Journal of Fish Biology (Date Added: 2012-05-10)

53- Epitoky in Nereis (Neanthes) virens (Polychaeta: Nereididae): A story about sex and death
Hébert Chatelain, É., Breton, S., Lemieux, H., Blier, P.U.
2008 Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - B Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (Date Added: 2014-02-19)

52- Plasticity of growth rate and metabolism in Daphnia magna populations from different thermal habitats
Chopelet, J., Blier, P.u., Dufresne, F.
2008 Journal of Experimental Zoology Part A: Ecological Genetics and Physiology (Date Added: 2012-07-24)

51- Trypsin-Like Enzyme from Atlantic Wolffish (Anarhichas Lupus) Viscera: Purification and Characterization
Desrosiers, Véronique, Le François, Nathalie R., Blier, Pierre U.
2008 Journal of Aquatic Food Product Technology (Date Added: 2012-06-20)

50- Metabolic and digestive enzyme activity profiles of newly hatched spotted wolffish (Anarhichas minor Olafsen): effect of temperature
Savoie, Arianne, Le François, Nathalie R, Cahu, Chantal, Blier, Pierre U
2008 Aquaculture Research (Date Added: 2012-06-20)

48- Morphological and physiological aspects of takeoff aptitudes of female common eiders (Somateria mollissima) during the pre-laying period
Ouellet, J.-F., Guillemette, M., Blier, P.U.
2008 Canadian Journal of Zoology (Date Added: 2012-05-10)

47- Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) from cold and warm environments differ in their maximum growth capacity at low temperatures
Dutil, J.-D., Jabouin, C., Larocque, R., Desrosiers, G., Blier, P.U.
2008 Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences (Date Added: 2012-05-10)

46- Sperm cryoconservation in Anarhichas sp., endangered cold-water aquaculture species with internal fertilization
Le François, N.R., Lamarre, S.G., Tveiten, H., Blier, P.U., Bailey, J.
2008 Aquaculture International (Date Added: 2012-05-10)

45- Ontogenesis of catabolic and energy metabolism capacities during the embryonic development of spotted wolffish (Anarhichas minor)
Desrosiers, V., Le François, N.R., Tveiten, H., Andreassen, I., Blier, P.U.
2008 Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - B Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (Date Added: 2012-05-10)

44- Does membrane fatty acid composition modulate mitochondrial functions and their thermal sensitivities?
Lemieux, H., Blier, P.U., Tardif, J.-C.
2008 Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - A Molecular and Integrative Physiology (Date Added: 2012-05-10)

43- The unusual system of doubly uniparental inheritance of mtDNA: isn't one enough?
Breton, S., Beaupré, H.D., Stewart, D.T., Hoeh, W.R., Blier, P.U.
2007 Trends in Genetics (Date Added: 2014-02-19)

42- High antifreeze protein levels in wolffish (Anarhichas lupus) make them an ideal candidate for culture in cold, potentially ice laden waters
Desjardins, Mariève, Le François, Nathalie R., Fletcher, Garth L., Blier, Pierre U.
2007 Aquaculture (Date Added: 2012-06-20)

41- The digestive and metabolic enzyme activity profiles of a nonmetamorphic marine fish species: effects of feed type and feeding level
Lamarre, Simon Gaston, François, Nathalie Rose Le, Lemieux, Hélène, Falk-Petersen, Inger-Britt, Blier, Pierre Ulrich
2007 Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences (Date Added: 2012-06-20)

40- Trypsin activity measurement in fish and mammals: Comparison of four different methods
Lemieux, H., Blier, P.U.
2007 Journal of Aquatic Food Product Technology (Date Added: 2012-05-10)

38- Phenotypic flexibility of digestive system in Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua)
Blier, P.U., Dutil, J.-D., Lemieux, H., Bélanger, F., Bitetera, L.
2007 Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - A Molecular and Integrative Physiology (Date Added: 2012-05-10)

37- Comparative analysis of gender-associated complete mitochondrial genomes in marine mussels (Mytilus spp.)
Breton, S., Burger, G., Stewart, D.T., Blier, P.U.
2006 Genetics (Date Added: 2014-02-19)

36- Functional conservatism in mitochondrial evolution: Insight from hybridization of arctic and brook charrs
Blier, P.U., Breton, S., Desrosiers, V., Lemieux, H.
2006 Journal of Experimental Zoology Part B: Molecular and Developmental Evolution (Date Added: 2014-02-19)

35- Applying microsatellites in two commercial strains of Arctic charr (Salvelinus alpinus): Potential for a selective breeding program
Ditlecadet, Delphine, Dufresne, France, Le François, Nathalie Rose, Blier, Pierre Ulrich
2006 Aquaculture (Date Added: 2012-07-24)

34- Seasonal modulation of plasma antifreeze protein levels in Atlantic (Anarhichas lupus) and spotted wolffish (A. minor)
Desjardins, Mariève, Le François, Nathalie R., Fletcher, Garth L., Blier, Pierre U.
2006 Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology (Date Added: 2012-06-20)

33- Do protein hydrolysates improve survival and growth of newly-hatched spotted wolffish (Anarhichas minor), a non-metamorphic aquaculture fish species?
Savoie, A., Le François, N.R., Cahu, C., Blier, P.U., Andreassen, I.
2006 Aquaculture (Date Added: 2012-05-10)

32- The effect of energetic condition on growth dynamics and health of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua)
Dutil, J.-D., Godbout, G., Blier, P.U., Groman, D.
2006 Journal of Applied Ichthyology (Date Added: 2012-05-10)

31- Energetic metabolism and biochemical adaptation: A bird flight muscle model
Rioux, P., Blier, P.U.
2006 Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education (Date Added: 2012-05-10)

30- Is white muscle anaerobic glycolysis capacity indicative of competitive ability in Arctic charr?.
Le Francois, N. R., Lamarre, S. G., Blier, P. U.
2005 Journal of Fish Biology (Date Added: 2012-06-20)

29- Morphological variation in Nereis (Neanthes) virens (Polychaeta: Nereididae) populations
Breton, S., Dufresne, F., Desrosiers, G., Blier, P.
2004 Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom (Date Added: 2014-02-19)

28- Tolerance, growth and haloplasticity of the Atlantic wolffish (Anarhichas lupus) exposed to various salinities
Le François, N.R, Lamarre, S.G, Blier, P.U
2004 Aquaculture (Date Added: 2012-06-20)

27- Can digestive and metabolic enzyme activity levels predict growth rate and survival of newly hatched Atlantic wolffish (Anarhichas lupus Olafsen)?
Lamarre, Simon G, Le Francois, Nathalie R, Falk-Petersen, Inger-Britt, Blier, Pierre U
2004 Aquaculture Research (Date Added: 2012-06-20)

26- Effects of temperature on in vitro sediment reworking processes by a gallery biodiffusor, the polychaete Neanthes virens
Ouellette, D., Desrosiers, G., Gagne, J.-P., Gilbert, F., Poggiale, J.-C., Blier, P.U., Stora, G.
2004 Marine Ecology Progress Series (Date Added: 2012-05-10)

25- Population structure of two northern hemisphere polychaetes, Neanthes virens and Hediste diversicolor (Nereididae), with different life-history traits
Breton, S., Dufresne, F., Desrosiers, G., Blier, P.U.
2003 Marine Biology (Date Added: 2014-02-19)

23- The early ontogeny of digestive and metabolic enzyme activities in two commercial strains of arctic charr (Salvelinus alpinus L.)
Lemieux, H, Le François, Nathalie R. Le, Blier, Pierre U.
2003 Journal of Experimental Zoology (Date Added: 2012-06-27)

22- The Early Ontogeny of Digestive and Metabolic Enzyme Activities in Two Commercial Strains of Arctic Charr (Salvelinus alpinus L.)
Lemieux, H., Le François, N.R., Blier, P.U.
2003 Journal of Experimental Zoology Part A: Comparative Experimental Biology (Date Added: 2012-05-10)

21- Biological and technical evaluation of the potential of marine and anadromous fish species for cold-water mariculture
Le Francois, N R, Lemieux, H, Blier, P U
2002 Aquaculture Research (Date Added: 2012-06-27)

20- Is the growth rate of fish set by digestive enzymes or metabolic capacity of the tissues? Insight from transgenic coho salmon
Blier, P.U., Lemieux, H., Devlin, R.H.
2002 Aquaculture (Date Added: 2012-05-10)

19- Digestive capacity and compensatory growth in Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua)
Bélanger, F., Blier, P.U., Dutil, J.-D.
2002 Fish Physiology and Biochemistry (Date Added: 2012-05-10)

17- Natural selection and the evolution of mtDNA-encoded peptides: evidence for intergenomic co-adaptation
Blier, Pierre U, Dufresne, France, Burton, Ronald S
2001 Trends in Genetics (Date Added: 2012-07-24)

16- The impact of the thermal sensitivity of cytochrome c oxidase on the respiration rate of Arctic charr red muscle mitochondria
Blier, P.U., Lemieux, H.
2001 Journal of Comparative Physiology - B Biochemical, Systemic, and Environmental Physiology (Date Added: 2012-05-10)

15- Branchial Na+K+ATPase activity in brook charr (Salvelinus fontinalis): Effect of gonadal development in hypo- and hyperosmotic environments
Le François, Nathalie R., Blier, Pierre
2000 Journal of Experimental Zoology (Date Added: 2012-06-27)

14- Use of brook char (salvelinus fontinalis) physiological responses to stress as a teaching exercise
Diouf, B., Rioux, P., Blier, P.U., Rajotte, D.
2000 American Journal of Physiology - Advances in Physiology Education (Date Added: 2012-05-10)

13- Exposures to low-level ionizing radiation: Effects on biochemical and whole-body indices of growth in juvenile brook charr (Salvelinus fontinalis)
Le François, N.R., Blier, P.U., Adambounou, L.T., Lacroix, M.
1999 Journal of Experimental Zoology (Date Added: 2012-06-27)

12- Do digestive enzymes set a physiological limit on growth rate and food conversion efficiency in the Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua)?
Lemieux, H., Blier, P., Dutil, J.-D.
1999 Fish Physiology and Biochemistry (Date Added: 2012-05-10)

11- Urine analyses to assess the nutritional status of deer in winter
Rioux, P., Ouellet, J.-P., Dumont, A., Blier, P.U., Crête, M.
1998 Biochemical Education (Date Added: 2012-05-10)

10- Nucleic acids and enzymes in Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) differing in condition and growth rate trajectories
Dutil, J.-D., Lambert, Y., Guderley, H., Blier, P.U., Pelletier, D., Desroches, M.
1998 Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences (Date Added: 2012-05-10)

9- Bioenergetic and genetic parameters in relation to susceptibility of blue mussels, Mytilus edulis (L.) to summer mortality
Tremblay, R., Myrand, B., Sevigny, J.-M., Blier, P., Guderley, H.
1998 Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology (Date Added: 2012-05-10)

7- Alteration of gonadal development of brook charr (Salvelinusfontinalis): Impact on salinity tolerance following transfer in estuarine conditions
Le François, N. R., Blier, P. U., Adambounou, L. T., Lacroix, M.
1997 The Journal of Experimental Zoology (Date Added: 2012-06-27)

6- Seasonal variation of muscle metabolic organization in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
Thibault, M., Blier, P.U., Guderley, H.
1997 Fish Physiology and Biochemistry (Date Added: 2012-05-10)

5- Does aerobic capacity set a limit on fish growth rate?
Blier, P.U., Pelletier, D., Dutil, J.-D.
1997 Reviews in Fisheries Science (Date Added: 2012-05-10)

4- Metabolism and habitat competition in the polychaete Nereis virens
Lemieux, H., Blier, P.U., Dufresne, F., Desrosiers, G.
1997 Marine Ecology Progress Series (Date Added: 2012-05-10)

2- Teaching biochemistry to wildlife management and oceanology students: Kinetics of LDH isozymes in Brook Charr
Rioux, P., Blier, P.U.
1995 Biochemical Education (Date Added: 2012-05-10)

1- Relation between growth rate and metabolic organization of white muscle, liver and digestive tract in cod, Gadus morhua
Pelletier, D., Dutil, J.D., Blier, P., Guderley, H.
1994 Journal of Comparative Physiology B: Biochemical, Systemic, and Environmental Physiology (Date Added: 2012-05-10)

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UQAR-Info 2010-12-17

Niveaux d'eau à la baisse
Radio-Canada (Radio-Canada.ca, Zone Regions-) 2010-08-19