Education

2016Ph.D. in Biology, Université Grenoble - Alpes, Grenoble, with distinctions.

2011M.Sc. Ecology, Biodiversity, Evolution, École Normale Supérieure d'Ulm, Paris, with distinctions.

2008B.Sc. Biology, École Normale Supérieure d'Ulm, Paris.

Research Experience

Sep 2016 - April 2018Postdoctoral Researcher, 19 months, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.
Supervisor: Anna Santure, PhD & Patricia Brekke, PhD.
Predicting the adaptive potential of small populations: a case study in the endangered New Zealand hihi (stitchbird; Notiomystis cincta).

Mar - July 2016Postdoctoral Researcher, 5 months, Laboratoire d'Écologie Alpine, Université Grenoble - Alpes, Grenoble, France.
Supervisor: François Pompanon, PhD.
Adaptive genetic and epigenetic patterns in the domesticated sheep (Ovis aries) and goat (Capra hircus).

Jan 2012 - Jan 2016Ph.D. student, 4 years, Laboratoire d'Écologie Alpine, Université Grenoble - Alpes, Grenoble, France.
Supervisor: Oscar Gaggiotti, PhD & Irène Till-Bottraud, PhD.
Methods to study local adaptation and application to the context of high elevation in the Alpine plant Arabis alpina.

Jan - Dec 2011Research Assistant, 11 months, Laboratoire de biométrie et biologie évolutive (LBBE), Université Claude Bernard, Lyon, France.
Supervisor: Blandine Doligez, PhD.
Models and methods to estimate heritability in the wild: a simulation study.

Jan - June 2010Research Assistant, 5 months, Simon Blomberg's Lab, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.
Supervisor: Simon Blomberg, PhD.
Bayesian approach integrating phylogenetic uncertainty for comparative methods.

Aug - Dec 2010Research Assistant, 5 months, Groupe de recherche sur l'Écologie et le Comportement Animal (GRECA), Université du Québec à Montréal (UQÀM), Montréal, Canada.
Supervisor: Luc-Alain Giraldeau, PhD.
Study of animal personality in the context of sexual selection.

Feb - June 2009Research Assistant, 4 months, David Reznick's Lab, University of California - Riverside, Riverside, California (U.S.A.).
Supervisor: Andrés Lopèz-Sepulcre, PhD.
Predator functional responses under intra- and inter-specific interference competition.

June - July 2008Research Assistant, 2 months, Laboratoire Écologie, Systématique, Évolution (ESE), Université Paris-Sud, Orsay, France.
Supervisor: Jean-Michel Guillon, PhD.
Evolution of dispersal and sex ratio in a stapially and temporally variable environment.

Skills

Scientific

Biology
Evolutionary Biology
Ecology
Quantitative and Population Genetics
Mathematics
Probabilities
Linear Algebra
Analysis

Statistics/IT

Statistics
Bayesian statistics
Generalised Linear Mixed Models (GLMM)
Statistical genetics
Bioinformatics and data management
R, Awk, BASH Shell
BWA, Samtools/Bcftools, Blast, Stacks, Gowinda, simuPOP
C/C++, Python, Matlab
O.S.
GNU/Linux, MacOS X, Windows
Others
LATEX, HTML, Office/LibreOffice

Languages

French
Native
German
Good knowledge
English
Fluent

Software development

2015BayeScEnv, , A software to detect genotypic loci under selection.
https://github.com/devillemereuil/bayescenv/

2016QGglmm, , An R package to compute quantitative genetics parameters from GLMM inferences.
https://github.com/devillemereuil/qgglmm/

Scientific communications

October 2016Congress, SFÉcologie 2016, Marseilles, France.
Local adaptation along an elevation-related resource gradient in the alpine plant Arabis alpina. (Talk given by Irène Till-Bottraud following logistic issues to attend the colloquium).

April 2015Invited seminar, Lab seminar, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
A brief check-up on the genome scan methods to detect local adaptation

August 2014Congress, Petit Pois Déridé, Orsay, France.
BayeScEnv: A new F-based method to uncover local adaptation using environmental variable

April 2014Invited seminar, Behaviour and Evolution seminar, Bielefeld, Germany.
A brief check-up on the genome scan methods to detect local adaptation

June 2013Workshop, Software and Statistical Methods for Population Genetics, Aussois, France.
Genome scan methods against more complex models: when and how much should we trust them?

August 2012Congress, Petit Pois Déridé, Avignon, France.
Heritability of Gaussian and binary traits: a simulation study of estimation methods.

Teaching Experience

Formed to teach in higher education during my Ph.D. (``Research and high education teaching'' Ph.D. label) with 128 hours of teaching and 20 days of pedagogical and professional formations.


Lecture
Introduction to Quantitative Genetics (3h)
Master 1
Lecture
Biostatistics (22h)
License 3
Class
Biodiversity (13h)
License 3
Practical
Plant Anatomy (15h)
License 1
Tutorial
GNU R tutorial (9h)
Master 1
Training
Organisation of the lab internal trainings for statistics and the R software.
Laboratory
Training
Training ``Quantitative genetics and the animal model'' (University Hospital, Nancy, France)
2 days of training
Paper tutorial
Estimation of a biological trait heritability using the animal model
How to use the R package MCMCglmm

Management & Organisation

PhD Students
Currently co-advisor for a PhD student in the University of Auckland
Master Students
Supervised 3 Master student projects (1st year of Master)
Undergraduates
Supervised a second-year student (5 months) and a third-year student (2 months)
Organisation
Member of the committee of the postdoctoral society of the Faculty of Science (University of Auckland).

Outreach activities

2012-2015 summers
Explanation on our experimental setting during the guided tours of the Alpine Botanical Garden of the Lautaret pass.
August 2015
Outreach events during the international conference ESEB 2015