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Département de Biologie /
Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon
1045, av. de la Médecine, local 2064
Université Laval
Québec (Québec) G1V 0A6
Phone : +1 418 656 2131 ext. 4880


Fanny Cusset

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MSc Student

Phone : 418-656-2131
Fax : 418-656-2339



M. Sc. Biology (2016 – Present)
Université Laval, Québec, Canada
Topic: Investigating the vulnerability of seabirds to declining sea ice in the Arctic
Supervisor: Guillaume Massé & Jérôme Fort

Cesure Certificate (2015 – 2016) : year-round internship
Aix Marseille Université, Marseille, France  

B. Sc. Earth and Life Science (2012 – 2015) – Biological oceanography
Aix Marseille Université, Marseille, France

Research Interests:

  • Arctic ecology and oceanography
  • Impacts of climate change
  • Seabirds as indicator of marine ecosystem changes


Teaching assistant – BIO 1006 Biostatistics (Undergraduate course), Université Laval (2017 & 2018)
ArcticNet 2016: Field work on CCGS Amundsen. Sampling of ichthyoplankton and zooplankton.
Research internships (2015-2016):

  • “Lipid biomarker analyses within fish families in Qikiqtarjuaq (Canadian Arctic)”

            Biogeochemistry laboratory, Université Laval, Québec, Canada (4 months)
            Supervisor: Caroline Guilmette and Guillaume Massé

  • “Growth of Arctic cod larvae (Boreogadus saida) in the Canadian Beaufort Sea using otolithometry”

            Louis Fortier laboratory, Université Laval, Québec, Canada (6 months)
            Supervisor : Caroline Bouchard