Curriculum vitae

Education and research experience

Since 2016Postdoctoral position about evolutionary ecology of common terns (Sterna hirundoPlace: Institute of Avian Research, Wilhelmshaven, Germany
2015Lecturer qualifications (for the 67 and 68 French CNU sections)
2014-2016 Postdoctoral position about evolutionary history of Alpine marmot (Marmota marmotaPlace: LBBE Laboratory UMR-CNRS 5558, University of Claude Bernard Lyon 1, Lyon, France
2009-2012PhD in Evolutionary ecology With honours Thesis title: Evolution and ecology of avian malaria: effects of host and environment characteristics PhD supervisor: Dr. Gabriele Sorci Place: Biogéosciences Laboratory UMR-CNRS 6282, University of Burgundy, Dijon, France Date: December 18th 2012 Board of examiners:  Dr. Camille Bonneaud (University of Exeter, Corwall), Dr. Carine Brouat (CBGP, Montpellier), Pr. Bruno Faivre (University of Burgundy, Dijon), Dr. Julien Gasparini (University of Pierre and Marie Curie, Paris), Dr. Serge Morand (ISEM, Montpellier) and Dr. Gabriele Sorci (Biogeosciences, Dijon).
2008-2009Master 2 in Biodiversity, Ecology and EvolutionUniversity of Montpellier II With honours Dissertation: Insularity, parasitism and genetic diversity in house sparrow (Passer domesticusPlace: Biogeosciences Laboratory, UMR-CNRS 6282, University of Burgundy, France
2007-2008Master 1 in Biology of Organisms and PopulationsUniversity of Burgundy With honours Dissertation: Insularity in house sparrow (Passer domesticusPlace: Biogeosciences Laboratory, UMR-CNRS 6282, University of Burgundy, France
2007Volunteer internship - Sex-ratio evolution in common wood pigeon (Columba palumbusPlace: Biogeosciences Laboratory, UMR-CNRS 6282, University of Burgundy, France

 Bachelor in Biology of Organisms, University of Burgundy With honours

2005Haploid plants by in-vitro methods in asparagus and tarragon and molecular characterization Place: Vegetal Physiology laboratory, INRA Dijon, France


Teaching experience

• 2015 Teaching assistant for undergraduate students – Biostatistics (8h) Place: University Claude Bernard Lyon I

• 2009-2012 Teaching assistant for graduate and undergraduate students - 193 hours Place: University of Burgundy Taught Subjects: Population genetics (40h), Biostatistics (30h), Biogeography (20h), Supervised project (15h), Ecology of interactions (35h), Quantitative Ecology (11h) and Molecular biology (24h).


Student research supervision

• Technician assistant: Averty, L. (2014), University Institute of technology (Lyon1), “Comparison of immunological and haematological characteristics between alpine marmot (marmota marmota) populations, a genetic effect?”

• MSc student: Belvalette, M. (2010) University of Burgundy,  “Mate choice genetic basis in house sparrows (Passer domesticus)”

• Field assistants: Cottaz, C. (2014), Touraine, N. (2014), Richard, Y. (2014), Delfour, F. (2012), Petit, C. (2011), Maicher, V. (2011), Stradella, S. (2010) and Spinnler, F. (2010).


Technical skills

• Laboratory Hematological measurements, cell counts under microscope, dosages of nitric oxide, HA/HL tests, Elisa tests

• Molecular DNA extraction, PCRs (simple and nested), quantitative PCR, electrophoresis, CE-SSCP biology MHC genotyping, NGS, microsatellite genotyping with automated sequencer

• Field Management and organization of field missions (4 missions for a total of 11 months), catching, banding, morphological measurements, blood tests on mammals and birds, bird breeding censuses

• Analyses Statistics (AICc, GLMs, GLMMs), populations genetics (software GENEPOP, FSTAT, GENETIX, Arlequin), mate choice and parentage analyses (STORM, CERVUS), genotyping (Genemapper) and sequence alignments (MEGA).

• Languages French – native speaker, English – working language, Spanish – academic