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Flavienne Bruyant: the Amundsen Coordinator

She is part of the Takuvik scenery

Passionate about oceanography and the marine environment, Flavienne obtained a Ph.D. in Biological Oceanography and Marine Environment in 2002 from the Université Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC) in Paris under the supervision of Marcel Babin. After completing her doctorate, Flavienne moved to Halifax, Nova Scotia where she spent 7 years working with John Cullen at Dalhousie University. During this period, her expertise led her to Hawaii where she participated in a project to cultivate diatoms on an operational scale. In 2009, Flavienne joined Yannick Huot’s lab at l’Université de Sherbrooke. She also was a key member of the Photosynthesis and primary production working group during the Malina project (2008-2012).    Continue reading Flavienne Bruyant: the Amundsen Coordinator