30 Apr 2014

Student news

Submitted by Centre SÈVE

Annie Christine Boucher is the April’s recipient of the Étudiants-chercheurs étoiles awards presented by the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Nature et technologies (FRQNT). She received a $ 1,000 prize and a summary of her award-winning article is posted on the FRQNT website. The article proposed by Annie Christine is entitled "Genetic diversity of the golden potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis and determination of the origin of populations in Quebec, Canada " and was published in Molecular Evolution and Phylogenerics in 2013.

Annie Christine is a recent graduate from the University of Sherbrooke, where she completed a master's degree in biology under the joint supervision of Professor Peter Moffett, Guy Bélair and Benjamin Mimee, both at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. Annie Christine demonstrated throughout her graduate studies an excellent ability to communicate her work since she has received several awards at scientific conferences.

To access the summary of Annie Christine on the FRQNT Website:

http://www.frq.gouv.qc.ca/laureats/annie-christine_boucher-2

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1055790313002200

Selected article: Genetic diversity of the golden potato cyst nematode Globodera rostochiensis and determination of the origin of populations in Quebec, Canada.

Published in: Molecular Phylogenerics and Evolution, 69, 75-82, 2013.