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Université Laval
Québec (Québec) G1V 0A6
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Théo Sciandra

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Phone : 418-656-2131 #3198
Fax : 418-656-2339



Ph D. Oceanography (Jan. 2017 - Present) Université Laval, Québec, Canada; Canada Excellence Research Chair in Remote Sensing of Canada's New Arctic Frontier Joint International Laboratory "Takuvik" ULaval (Canada) - CNRS (France). Topic: Polar diatom's (Fragilariopsis cylindrus) physiological and molecular adaptative mechanisms to prolonged darkness (the polar night) and subsequent return to light

M. Sc. Oceanography and marine environments (oceanic environment) (2014-2015) Université Pierre et Marie Curie (France)

B. Sc. Biology-Ecology (2011-2014) Université du Québec à Montréal (Québec)

Research Interests:

Phytoplankton ecophysiology 
Molecular biology and genomics
Arctic system

Research experience:

Jan.- Jun. 2016, M. Sc. Internship. Under supervision of Laurence Garczarek (Marine Phototrophic Procaryotes (MaPP), Station biologique de Roscoff, France)
Topic: Phenotypic and physiologic comparison of ecologically distinct Synechococcus picocyanobacterial genus strains

May.-Jun. 2015, M. Sc. Internship: Under supervision of Stéphane Blain (Laboratoire d'Océanographie MICrobienne (LOMIC), Banyuls sur mer, France)
Topic: Role of the isocitrate lyase gene in Photobacterium Angustum (marine heterotrophic bacteria) under limiting iron conditions

Jun.-Jul. 2013, B. Sc. Internship: Under supervision of Marcel Babin (UMI Takuvik, Québec, Québec)
Topic: Polar diatom's (Chaetoceros neogracile) activity recovery back to light following a prolonged darkness period

Others activities:

Implicated in scientifical educative resources development for Mon Océan et Moi (Laboratoire d’Océanographie de Villefranche sur mer (LOV), Villefranche sur mer, France)