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Doctoral and post-doctoral research in partnership with U3E


Population genetics of polyploid organisms, botanical biology and physiology

Primrose willows

Impact of sexual reproduction on genetic diversity and adaptation of water primrose to terrestrial environments

  • 2017 - 2019
  • Ph.D. student: Luis Portillo Lemus
  • Supervisor: D. Barloy, UMR ESE 
  • U3E contact: A. Gallard
  • Topic: Population genetics of polyploid organisms

Fish population responses to ecosystem changes

Repartition area

A demographic modelling approach applied to Atlantic salmon throughout its range

  • 2015 - 2017
  • Ph.D. student: M. Olmos
  • Supervisor: E. Rivot, UMR ESE 
  • U3E contactF. Marchand
  • Topic: Biodiversity and natural resources


Male salmon

Overall changes/evolution of reproduction strategies. Comparing salmon and sea trout populations. Thirty years of data (ORE-DiaPFC)

  • 2015 - 2017
  • Ph.D. student: L. Montorio
  • Supervisors: G. Evanno, M. Nevoux, UMR ESE
  • U3E contactF. Marchand
  • Topic: Biodiversity and natural resources

Ecological restoration in streams

Ecological restoration in streams

Knowledge for improving management and restoration of stream-bank vegetation at landscape level

  • 2014 - 2016
  • Ph.D. student:: M. Delisle
  • Supervisors: I. Bernez, J-M. Roussel, UMR ESE
  • U3E contactF. Marchand
  • Topic: Ecological restoration

Hydro-acoustics and migratory fish

Hydroacoustic facility

Use of hydro-acoustic tools and migration dynamics of diadromous fish species in two rivers of the Mont Saint-Michel bay

  • 2013 - 2016
  • Ph.D. student: F. Martignac
  • Supervisors:  J. Guillard, UMR CARRTEL,  D. Ombredane, J.L. Baglinière, UMR ESE, J.P. Mallet, ASCONIT Consultants
  • U3E contactF. Marchand
  • Topic: Biodiversity and natural resources

Evolution of anadromy in the lamprey


Evolution of the divergence between river lamprey (Lampetra fluviatilis) and brook lamprey (Lampetra planeri)

  • 2013 - 2016
  • Ph.D. student: Q. Rougemont
  • Supervisors:  G. Evanno, S. Launey, UMR ESE
  • U3E contactF. Marchand
  • Topic: Biodiversity and natural resources