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2011-now: Research Scientist                                                                         
Natural Resources Canada, Canadiant Forestry Service, Laurentian Forestry Centre
Québec, Canada
Ecology of forest insects and their natural enemies

Petit Champlain  Quebec's parliament  Old city

2009-2011: Postdoctoral Researcher                                                                                      
UMR CNRS ECOBIO 6553, OSUR Université Rennes I, Rennes, France
"Evolution of life history traits in male parasitoids in a changing world"

Rennes   Birds in the sky of Rennes

2007-2009: Postdoctoral Researcher                                                        

Chemical Ecology Group, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Alnarp, Sweden
"Electrophysiology of host selection in the moth Spodoptera littoralis"


2007: Research assistant, Dr. Guy Boivin                                                                                
HRDC, Agriculture and Agri-food Canada, St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Québec
“Males’ reproductive strategies in Trichogramma turkestanica

2006 / 2007: Field research internship, Ms Constance Dubuc       
Dr. Anja Widdig and Dr. Bernard Chapais, Caribbean Primate Research Center, University of Puerto Rico, Cayo Santiago, Puerto Rico
 “An assessment of the relative impact of demographic, behavioural and physiological factors on the male reproductive skew in rhesus macaques”

                             Rhesus macaque        Cayo Santiago        Young male More pictures...

2005: Doctoral internship, Dr. Éric Wajnberg                                                                          
INRA Sophia-Antipolis, France   
“Males patch time allocation in the egg parasitoid Trichogramma turkestanica

         Juan-les-Pins Beach    Cap d'Antibes    Antibes

2005: Doctoral internship, Dr. Éric Darrouzet
IRBI Tours, France

“Effects of hosts o
n the reproductive capacity of males Trichogramma turkestanica


2004: Doctoral internship, Dr. Thierry Hance                                                                         
Université Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
“Host discrimination by the aphid parasitoid Aphidius colemani “


2000-2001: Research Assistant, Dr. Thérèse Cabana                                    
Département de Sciences Biologiques, Université de Montréal
“Myelinogenesis in the enlargements of the spinal cord in the Brazilian opossum
Monodelphis domestica