Hélène Masclaux

Professional address

Université de Franche-Comté
Laboratoire Chrono-Environnement (UMR 6249)
16 route de Gray
25030 Besançon Cedex

Academic background

  • 2011 – Ph.D., Populations and Ecosystem Biology, Université Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand, France
  • 2007 – Master, Biodiversity and functioning of ecosystems, Université Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand

Professionnal experiences

  • 2014 – Associate professor, Université de Franche-Comté, Chrono-Environnement Laboratory, Besançon, France
  • 2013 – Postdoctoral position, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa
  • 2011 – Fixed-term research and teaching assistant (ATER), Laboratoire LIENSs, Université de La Rochelle, France

Area of expertise

  • Assess the trophic functioning of lakes by combining actual and paleolimnological approaches
  • Assess the origin of carbon consumed by benthic and pelagic organisms
  • Assess the impact of anthropogenic activities on the watershed on food webs and carbon cycle in lakes

Key words: limnology, food webs, carbon cycle, food quality, stable isotope, fatty acids


Institution : Laboratoire Chrono-Environnement