Teaching

Faculty teaching

2017       Guest lecture on Parasite protists (2 hrs – PhD students) in the context of the « Molecular Infection Biology» class of Dr. Maja Malmberg. Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences University, Sweden.

2017       Guest lecture on The tree of life (2 hrs – PhD students) in the context of the « Functional genomics» class of Dr. Thijs Ettema. Uppsala University, Sweden.

2016   Directed reading courses for graduate student on Molecular Phylogenetics. Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada.

2014-2015    Guest lectures on Early evolution of eukaryotes in the context of the “Microbial Eukaryotes: diversity and evolution” class of Dr. Alastair Simpson. Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada.

2013   Directed reading courses for graduate student on Phylogenomics and relaxed molecular clock dating approaches to understand the timing of major events in eukaryote evolution. Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada.

2012   French certifications (“Qualifications aux fonctions de maître de conférences”) obtained to teach Cell biology (“Section 65, Biologie cellulaire”), Organismal biology (“Section 68, Biologie des organismes”) and Population biology and ecology (“Section 67, Biologie des populations et écologie”).

2010 – 2011 Teaching and Research Fellow. Université de la Méditerranée, Marseilles, France.
2007 – 2010 Teaching assistant. Université de la Méditerranée, Marseilles, France.

Molecular phylogeny (First year M.Sc. in bioinformatics, structural biochemistry and genomics) – lectures & tutorials

Sequence annotation (Third year B.Sc. students in Biochemistry) – tutorials
(Hingamp P, Brochier C, Talla E, Gautheret D, Thieffry D, et al. 2008 Metagenome Annotation Using a Distributed Grid of Undergraduate Students. PLoS Biol 6(11): e296. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0060296)

Bioinformatics (Second year B.Sc. students in Biochemistry) – tutorials

Introduction to computer science (First year students) – tutorials

Student supervision

01/2017 – to date      Co-supervision of PhD student Max Emil Schön. Investigation of the origin of eukaryotes. Uppsala University, Sweden.

01/2016 – to date      Co-supervision of Master’s student Shannon Sibbald on the genome evolution of Cryptomonads. Dalhousie University, Canada.

01/2012 – 12/2016      Co-supervision of MSc student Susan Sharpe on phylogenetics and molecular clock analyses. Dalhousie University, Canada.

2015 (3 months)         Supervision of visiting PhD student Vojta Zarsky (from Charles University, Czech Republic) on the lateral gene transfer analysis of Mastigamoeba.

2014 (3 months)         Supervision of visiting PhD student Tómas Panek (from Charles University, Czech Republic) on the phylogenetic analysis of novel heterolobosean lineages.

2013 (3 months)         Supervision of visiting PhD student Guifré Torruella (from the University of Barcelona, Spain) on the phylogenetic analysis of deep-branching opisthokonts.

2012 (6 months)         Co-supervision of Master’s student Cornelis Mutsaers on the development of a tool to automatically detect gene duplications. Dalhousie University, Canada.

2010 (3 months)         Supervision of Master’s student Aurélie Trilles on the phylogenomic analysis of the Anaphase Promoting Complex. Aix-Marseille University, France.