Former staff

Environmental biogeochemistry and ecotoxicology

Dr Séverine Le Faucheur
Former collaborator - Research and Teaching Fellow

Former staff at the Department F.-A. Forel for environmental
and aquatic sciences

 RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Role of periphyton in the biogeochemical cycle of metals, including mercury
  • Mechanistic understanding of interactions between Hg and phytoplankton
  • Mixture toxicity of metals and organic pollutants towards phytoplankton
  • Impact of anthropogenic activities on natural microorganisms
 EDUCATION
2005 Ph.D. Sciences (Dr Sc. ETH Zürich), EAWAG, Switzerland.
2000 DEA in marine chemistry (equivalent level M.S., major: chemistry), Université de Bretagne Occidentale, France.

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

2011-2010 Research associate INRS-ETE, Quebec, Canada.
2010-2009
2009-2008
Postdoctoral fellow INRS-ETE, Quebec, Canada.

TEACHING ACTIVITIES

  • Supervision of trainees, master students, and one phD student in co-direction with Prof. V. Slaveykova

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Reviewer for scientific journals
  • Expert in ecotoxicology for private companies
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