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Current position & responsabilities

Research Scientist/Chargée de Recherche | 2011-…
French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS)
UMR AMAP (Botany and Modelling of Plant Architecture and Vegetation), Montpellier.

    • Research Associate (adjunct) The University of Kansas Biodiversity Institute   | 2015-
    • Elected member comité de section 67-68 Université de Montpellier | 2014-
    • Co-coordinator, Master CEPAGE-Chrono-environments & Paleoecology | 2015
    • Associate editor American Journal of Botany | 2019-| IAWA Journal | 2020- | Editorial board member Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology | 2017-
    • Secretary Agora Paleobotanica | 2015- | Vice-president Groupe Français du Paléozoïque | 2020-

 

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    Education & previous positions

    HDR (habilitation) | Museum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris | 2018
    Postdoc in Paleobotany | University of Kansas | 2008-2011
    PhD, Paleontology, Paleobiology, Phylogeny | Université de Montpellier | 2007
    DEA (MSc.), Paleontology, Paleobiology, Phylogeny | Université de Montpellier | 2004
    Maitrise & Licence (BSc.) Organismal Biology | Université Toulouse 3 | 1999-2003

    Meetings & symposia co-organized

    Annual meeting of Association Paléontologique Française in Montpellier. With R. Tabuce, S. Adnet, C. Girard & B. Meyer-Berthaud | 2020
    Scientific committee member, 1st Palaeontological Virtual Congress | 2018
    Symposium “Fossil woods – new results and perspectives”, 10th European Paleobotany-Palynology Conference, Dublin, Ireland. With A. Boura | 2018
    Symposium “Evolution of trees and forests”, 5th International Paleontological Congress, Paris, France. With P. Gerrienne & B. Meyer-Berthaud | 2018
    Symposium “The hydraulic architecture of plants through time”, International Organisation of Paleobotany Congress, Salvador de Bahia, Brazil. With L. Boucher & J.P. Wilson | 2016
    Annual meeting of Agora Paleobotanica in Montpellier | 2017 
    Annual meeting of Agora Paleobotanica in Autun | 2015 

    Awards

    Michael Cichan Award – Botanical Society of America | 2013.
    “best paper published in the last year on a topic that bridges the boundary between plant structure and plant evolution”
    Antarctica Service Medal – National Science Foundation | 2012
    “in recognition of valuable contributions to exploration and scientific achievement under the U.S. Antarctic Research Program”
    PhD dissertation award– Societé de Biologie & Agropolis International | 2009
    Awarded every two years to te best PhD dissertation in biology defended in Montpellier
    Prix Boureau – Organisation Francophone de Paléobotanique | 2006
    Best student talk at the annual meeting.

    Professional societies membership

    Agora Paleobotanica | 2006-…
    Botanical Society of America + Paleobotanical Section | 2007-…
    Groupe Français du Paléozoïque | 2008- …
    International Association of Wood Anatomists  | 2007-…
    International Organisation of Paleobotany  | 2007-…