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Département de Biologie /
Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon
1045, av. de la Médecine, local 2078
Université Laval
Québec (Québec) G1V 0A6
Phone : +1 418 656 5193


Maxime Benoît-Gagné

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Junior Research Professionnal
Remote Sensing

Phone : 418-656-2131 ext. 7677
Fax : 418-656-2339

Education :

M. Sc. Computer Science (2007)
University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
De nouveaux algorithmes pour trier par transpositions. (« New Algorithms to sort by Transpositions. »)

Advanced Graduate Diploma in Bioinformatics (2004)
University of Quebec at Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

B. Sc. Medical Biology (2002)
University of Quebec at Trois-Rivieres, Trois-Rivieres, Quebec, Canada.


Technical skills :

  • Programming languages: C/C++, R, Bash, Python, Java...
  • Technologies: Emacs, HDF4, HDF5, Generic Mapping Tools (GMT), GNU Parallel, HTML/XHTML, Linux/UNIX, Mac OS X, Macports, NetCDF 4, Network-Attached Storages (NAS), SVN, Xcode.
  • Databases: Oracle and MySQL (SQL)

Research Interests:

Arctic oceanography: primary productivity, remote sensing data processing and data management.

Refereed Publications :

Lee, Y. J., Matrai, P. A., Friedrichs, M. A. M., Saba, V. S., Antoine, D., Ardyna, M., Asanuma, I., Babin, M., Bélanger, S., Benoît-Gagné, M., Devred, E., Fernández-Méndez, M., Gentili, B., Hirawake, T., Kang, S.-H., Kameda, T., Katlein, C., Lee, S. H., Lee, Z., Mélin, F., Scardi, M., Smyth, T. J., Tang, S., Turpie, K. R., Waters, K. J. and Westberry, T. K. An assessment of phytoplankton primary productivity in the Arctic Ocean from satellite ocean color/in situ chlorophyll-a-based models. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 120, 6508-6541. doi:10.1002/2015JC011018, 2015.

Benoît-Gagné M. and Hamel S., A New and Faster Method of Sorting by Transpositions, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 4580 (Combinatorial Pattern Matching):131-141 2007.


Non-refereed Publications :

Benoît-Gagné, M., Devred, E., Dessailly, D., Bélanger, S., Babin, M., Ardyna, M. and Rehm, E. Primary productivity algorithms implementations. Poster presentation. International Ocean Colour Science Meeting, San Francisco, California, USA, 2015.

Benoît-Gagné M., Devred E., Dessailly D., Bélanger S. M. Babin, M. Sensitivity analysis of the primary productivity from MODIS and SeaWiFS sensors and from the ISCCP data set in Arctic waters. Poster presentation. Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society Congress, Rimouski, Quebec, Canada, 2014.

Benoît-Gagné M. De nouveaux algorithmes pour trier par transpositions, mémoire de maîtrise, Université de Montréal, Montréal, Québec, Canada, 2007

Benoît-Gagné, M. Trier par transpositions. (« Sort by Transpositions. ») Poster presentation. Robert Cedergren Colloquium in Bioinformatics, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2005.