Shelley Adamo


Adamo Lab

Invertebrate Behavioural Physiology

Dr. Shelley Adamo is a full professor at Dalhousie University. She is an internationally recognized expert in the field of ecoimmunology and comparative psychoneuroimmunology.  She has a wide range of scientific experience and has worked in both the lab and field. She has sat on NSERC grant and scholarship panels and was recently asked to testify before a Canadian senate committee as to whether insects feel pain. The Adamo lab has stable research funding from NSERC.

Check out the research page to learn more about Dr. Adamo's current work.

A list of Dr. Adamo's recent publications are avaliable on the publications page.


BSc (Toronto), PhD (McGill)


NESC/PSYO 2160: Animal Behaviour

NESC/PSYO 2570: Introduction to Neuroscience II. Cellular Neurobiology

NESC/PSYO 4160: Topics in Behavioural Biology

NESC/PSYO  3180: Psychoneuroimmunology/Ecological Immunology

NESC/PSYO 3165: Neuroethology


Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)


Room 3324, Life Sciences Centre

Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

Phone: (902) 494-8853

Fax: (902) 494-6585