● I work at My Intelligent Machines, a Montreal-based start-up in genomics, AI & big data.
● I worked as a research professional at the Quebec Centre for Biodiversity Science based at Université de Montreal from 2015-2019. My main role is to provide genomics and bioinformatics support on biodiversity related projects. As such, I collaborate on several projects, in addition to working on some of my own research questions!
● My interests are in evolution, genomics, transcriptomics and ecology. More specifically, in the genomic basis of adaptation and the fundamental mechanisms underlying the origin and evolution of genome architecture. I have worked on several organisms, but mainly lake whitefish during my PhD, and wild and cultivated sunflowers during my postdoc.
● From 2010 to 2014, I worked in Loren Rieseberg’s group as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. I analyzed large datasets of next generation sequencing data (454 and Illumina) to identify the nature of species boundaries in wild sunflowers (Helianthus spp). (Genomics of Sunflowers adaptation)
● I did my PhD from 2006 to 2010 with Louis Bernatchez in Quebec City on the adaptive divergence of lake whitefish (Coregonus clupeaformis). (Whitefish speciation)