(Thesis defended on June 22)

Ph.D. in Biological Sciences (IRBI ; University François Rabelais, Tours, France).
Title: “Social structure and reproductive strategies of Cardiocondyla elegans.” Supervisors: Prof. Alain Lenoir and Dr. Jean-Luc Mercier (IRBI, France); collaboration with Prof. Jürgen Heinze (Biologie I – Universität Regensburg, Germany).


Second Postgraduate certificate in Management, Control and Conservation of Insects Populations (University François Rabelais, Tours, France).
Title: “Genetic determinism of defence behaviour in honeybees (Apis mellifera L.)”. Supervisor: Dr. Minh-Hà Pham-Delègue and in collaboration with Prof. Michel Solignac.


Postgraduate certificate in Animal and Vegetal Systematic (National Museum of Natural History, Paris, France).
Title: “First morphological phylogeny of Cyrthacantacridinae (Orthoptera, Acrididae)”. Supervised by Dr. Christiane Amedegnato-Loisele.


Master’s degree in Populations and Ecosystems Biology (University François Rabelais, Tours, France).
Title: “Effect of stridulation on trophall2/04/07ymenoptera : Myrmicinae)”. Supervisor: Mr. Guy Le Roux.

1998-1999: Bachelor's Degree in Biology of Organisms (University of Québec in Montréal (UQAM), Montréal, Canada).
IRBI ; Université François Rabelais, Tours


Update: 2/04/07