Élodie Larouche, M.Sc.

Élodie Larouche, research assistant

Élodie Larouche

Research Assistant

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About

After graduating from Université du Québec à Montréal in 2015 with a degree in molecular biology and biotechnology, Élodie Larouche (M.Sc.) pursued her master's degree in veterinary sciences at Université de Montréal. She has since worked on antimicrobial resistance genes found in soil, drainage water, and livestock effluents. Élodie also studies the impact of agricultural activities on the propagation and dissemination of antimicrobial-resistant microorganisms in the environment, as well as pathogenic microorganisms found on farms and in poultry and swine slaughterhouses, both of which represent a potential danger to the environment and human health. She has been a member of the IRDA team since 2014. Élodie began as an intern and is now a research assistant.

Area(s) of Expertise

  • Survival potential for pathogens in the environment
  • Phytopathology
  • Antimicrobial resistance
  • DNA extraction
  • Real-Time PCR

Élodie Larouche studies antimicrobial-resistant microorganisms as well as pathogenic microorganisms found in the environment.

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Alexandre Lévesque

Laboratory Technician

418 643-2380
ext 818

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Pierre-Luc Lemire

Pedology Technician

418 643-2380
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Thomas Jeanne

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418 643-2380
ext 423

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