Research experience


  • 2016-present: Postdoctoral Fellow

Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University (USA) / Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena (Germany)
Faculty Mentors: Naomi Pierce / Axel Mithöfer
Project: Reciprocal local adaptation in a mutualism
Funding: Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral fellowship

  • 2013-2016: Postdoctoral Fellow

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Toronto (Canada)
Faculty Mentor: Megan Fredrickson
Project: Genetic ecology of ant-plant mutualisms

  • 2011-2013: Postdoctoral Fellow

Lab Evolution & Biological Diversity, University of Toulouse (France)
Faculty Mentor: Jérôme Chave
Project: Phylogeography of a pantropical tree family





  • 2011: Ph.D. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Lab Evolution & Biological Diversity, University of Toulouse (France)
Faculty Advisors: Jérôme Orivel / Angélique Quilichini
Dissertation: Evolutionary stability of mutualisms and control mechanisms
Funding: French Ministry of Higher Education and Research

  • 2007: M.Sc. in Evolutionary Biology and Ecology

Center for Biology and Management of Populations, University of Montpellier II (France)
Faculty Advisor: Nathalie Charbonnel
Dissertation: Phylogeographic history and balancing selection: the origin of MHC gene polymorphism in the bank vole

  • 2005: BSc in Organism, Population and Ecosystem Biology

University of Toulouse III (France)