the takuvik


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


Robyn Edgar

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MSc Student

Phone : 418-656-2131 #7740
Fax : 418-656-2339


MSc. Biology, Bioinfomatics of Arctic phytoplankton (2012-present)
Takuvik Joint International Laboratory, Université Laval, Québec, Canada

BSc. Computer Science, minor in Biology (2008-2012)
Mount Allison University, Sackville, NB, Canada

Virginia Bioinformatics Institute
Oomycete Bioinfomatics Training Workshop (June 2011)
High Performance Computing for Life/Medical Sciences (July 2012)

Teaching Experience:

  • Teaching Assistant, Computer Science 1631, Mount Allison University (2010-2011)


  • Departmental Award for Computer Science, Mount Allison University (2012)
  • Invited presentation, 2011 IAGLR conference (International Association for Great Lakes Research), Metagenomic analysis of a mid-winter algal bloom in Lake Erie

Research Experience:

  • Bioinfomatic Research Assistant, Bowling Green State University (2010-2011) - Metagenomics of a mid-winter algal bloom in Lake Erie (supervisor : Paul Morris)
  • Independent Research Project, Mount Allison University (2011-2012) - Movement analysis of male gametes of Tabularia fasciculate during sexual reproduction (supervisor: Irena Kaczmarska)