Academic Staff

Dr Etienne Low-Decarie

Staff positionLecturer
Emailelowde@essex.ac.uk
Telephone01206 874403
Room4.38
Biography

2014 Ph.D. Biology, McGill University

2007 B. Sc. Hon. Biology, McGill University

Websitehttp://etiennelowdecarie.org
Current research

PhD students:

James Fox, Identify the nature and extent of primary productivity variability in shelf sea systems (co-supervised with Prof. Richard Geider)

Philipp Siegel, Phytoplankton faces the future: Eco-evolutionary response of communities subject to environmental change (co-supervised with Prof. Richard Geider)

Bethan Greenwood, NERC-funded EnvEast PhD  “Corals at the extreme: partitioning the response of coral holobionts to marginal habitats” (co-supervised with David Smith)

Amie Parris, Drivers of harmful algal blooms in recreational water bodies (co-supervised with Tom Cameron)

Brisneve Edullantes , Effect of multiple stressors on harmful algae physiology and competition (co-supervised with  Tom Cameron)  funded by Faculty and REPS Development Program (FRDP) of the University of the Philippines.

Research interests
  • Ecological response to global change
  • Evolutionary response to global change
  • Microbial biogeography
  • Evolutionary tradeoffs
  • Extremophiles
  • Artificial selection
  • Metaknowledge
Teaching responsibilities

BS112-4-AU: Marine Ecology

BS141: Scientific And Transferable Skills For Biosciences

BS256-5-SP: Tropical Marine Field Research Skills (Indonesia field course)

BS303-6-SU: Estuarine and Coastal Ecology Field Module

BS705-7-FY: TROPICAL MARINE RESOURCES (including Indonesia field course)

BS706: TROPICAL MARINE SYSTEMS

BS707: METHODS IN TROPICAL MARINE BIOLOGY

BS708: PROFESSIONAL SKILLS IN TROPICAL MARINE BIOLOGY

Publications

My Google Scholar Profile

My publications in the University of Essex institutional repository

Study areas
  • Ecological and evolutionary response to global change
  • Microbial biogeography and adaptation to extremes by community and species
  • Evolution and selection in complex communities
  • Industrial ecology and evolution
  • Metaknowledge

Do not hesitate to contact me if you are looking for a PhD or MSc position related to these research areas.

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