M.Sc researcher in Fungal Ecology at the Forest Research Institute (IRF)

Professional address

Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue (UQAT)
Campus d’Amos, 341 rue Principale N, Bureau 5021
J9T 2L8 Amos (QC) Canada

Academic background

2022 – Master of Science in Ecology – University of Quebec in Abitibi-Témiscamingue.
2021 – Bachelor of Science in Organism Biology, Populations, and Ecosystems (BOPE), specialization in Plant and Fungal diversity – Paul Sabatier University, Toulouse. 

Professional experience

2021 – Teaching Assistant in Mycology, Paul Sabatier University (Toulouse), Diversity & Biological Diversity (EDB) Lab
2021 – Field Work Assistant in Mycology, Paul Sabatier University (Toulouse), Diversity & Biological Diversity (EDB) Lab
2020-2021 – Scientific Mediator, Natural History Museum of Toulouse – Scientific Mediation Team, Botany and Mycology section.
2021 – Internship, Natural History Museum of Toulouse – Project “Inventory of Macromycetes, Lichens and Mycetozoa from the Museum gardens at Borderouge ».
2021 – Internship, Diversity & Biological Diversity (EDB) Lab (Toulouse) – Project “Description of new species of the genus Cortinarius (Agaricales, Cortinariaceae) from New Caledonia”.
2021 – Internship, Diversity & Biological Diversity (EDB) Lab (Toulouse) – Projects “Including rare lineages in plant phylogenomic studies by using herbarium collections”, and “On the use of plastomes to understand the degeneration of ndh genes in the Lentibulariaceae family”. 
2020 – Internship, Natural History Museum of Toulouse – Advanced improvement/training in taxonomic knowledge, in situ identification of Magnoliophyta, and curation of Herbarium collections. 

Current research themes

Unraveling for the first time the fungal diversity of Abitibi Esker Forests, thesis project at the Ecology Research Group of the MRC Abitibi, University of Quebec in Abitibi-Témiscamingue. 

Keywords : Fungal Diversity, Ecology, Taxonomy, Systematics, Phylogeny, DNA Barcoding, Metabarcoding