Author Archives: Isabelle Laforest-L.
Article from the University News Website I am very pleased to announce that I am the chairholder of a new Tier II Canada Research Chair in Applied Microbial Ecology. This means that I will receive 500 000$ over five years … Continue reading
This year brings massive professional and personal changes for me as I am on maternity leave (big news #1) until January 2020 when I will start a new position of Assistant Professor at the Université de Sherbrooke (big news #2) in … Continue reading
Overview I am writing this piece for my colleagues that are in their Ph.D. and wondering what it is like to be a postdoc bridging two disciplines (plant and human microbiomes). This post gives a synthesis of what I did … Continue reading
Where to find Anvi’o: http://merenlab.org/software/anvio/ What is Anvi’o: “Anvi’o is an open-source, community-driven analysis and visualization platform for ‘omics data.” (Definition taken directly from the software website) On the 19th-20th of March 2018, I had the chance and privilege of attending … Continue reading
New paper in mSystems! This is my first perpective/comment. It was really fun to get the chance to contribute to the special issue on Early-Career Systems Microbiology Scientists.
This week I am enjoying my first international conference on the human microbiome. This transition from plant microbiome to human microbiome has been challenging, I have to absorb an impressive amount of immunology and biochemistry knowledge, which was hidden deep … Continue reading