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1045, av. de la Médecine, local 2064
Université Laval
Québec (Québec) G1V 0A6
Phone : +1 418 656 2131 ext. 404880


Loïc Jacquemot

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Phone : 418-656-1767
Fax : 418-656-2339



PhD Marine Oceanography (September 2016 - Present)
Université Laval, Québec, Canada
Supervisor: Connie Lovejoy
Topic: Influence of freshwater exchanges on the diversity of microbial communities within the Hudson Bay System

2013-2015 Master's Degree in Oceanography and Marine Biology Aix-Marseille Faculty of Science/ OSU Pytheas Institute

2011-2013 Bachelor's Degree: Earth, Environment and Nature Science Specialty: Marine Biology Aix-Marseille Faculty of Science

2009-2011 Technician's Degree (BTS): Nature Protection and Management LEGTA Henri Queuille (19)

Research Interests:

Arctic marine ecosystem
Diversity of marine microorganisms
Plankton dynamics and interactions
Marine viruses
Bioinformatics and Molecular Biology

Research experience

Vacation position : Prevalence and recruitment of bacteriophages in the marine environment through a metagenomic approach. CNRS - Station biologique de Roscoff - Octobre 2015 – Mars 2016

Master 2 Internship: Potential of phage-therapy for coral disease treatment . CNRS - UPMC - Roscoff Biology Station - January 2015/July 2015 Supervisor: Dr. Anne-Claire Baudoux

Master 1 Summer Internship: Biological monitoring in "calanque de Port d'Alon“. CPIE Côte Provençale - La Ciotat - June 2014/August 2014 Supervisor: Fréderic Sonnerat

Bachelor Internship: Introduction vector of marine macrophyta: preliminary study on aquariophily role. MIO (Mediterranean Institute of Oceanography) - Marseille - January 2013/April 2013 Supervisor: Dr. Fréderic Mineur

Publications and scientific communications

Jacquemot L., Bettarel Y., Monjol J., Corre E., Halary S., Desnues C., Bouvier T., Ferrier-Pagès., Baudoux A-C. (2018). Therapeutic potential of a new jumbo phage that infect Vibrio coralliilyticus, a widespread coral pathogen. Frontiers in Microbiology, 9, 2501.

Jacquemot L., Kalenitchenko D., Lovejoy C. (2018). Freshwater influence on microbial diversity across the Hudson Bay. Sentinelle North 2018 Annual conference. Quebec, Canada.

Jacquemot L., Kalenitchenko D., Lovejoy C. (2017). Microbial diversity across the Hudson Bay : a river to sea continuum. Arctic Change 2017 Conference. Quebec, Canada.

Jacquemot L., Monjol J.P., Bettarel Y., Latimier M., Bouvier T., Ferrier-Pagès C., Desnues C., Baudoux A-C. (2015). Phage therapy for diseased corals? Potential of novel giant viruses as biocontrol agents against coral pathogens. 2nd EMBO Conference on Aquatic Microbial Ecology: SAME-14. Uppsala, Sweden.