Functional and taxonomic diversity of crop microbiomes


Leducq Lab (Phytology Department, IBIS, CRIV, FSAA, Laval University) is looking for a motivated candidate for a two-years master internship on functional and taxonomic diversity of crop and plant microbiomes. This funded master internship in bioinformatics will take place in the plant biology Master program (starting in Winter or Fall 2023).

Research Field

– Bioinformatics
– Genomics
– Microbial ecology
– Phylogeny

Research Supervisor

Jean-Baptiste Leducq

Research Environment

Plant Science Department – FSAA

For more information :

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Financial Aid Available by Program of Study

Master’s Degree in Plant Biology with thesis:

Desired Profile

– Agronomy
– Biology

Requirements and Conditions

– Bachelor degree in biology, agronomy, ecology, bioinformatics, molecular biology, evolution, biochemistry, and/or microbiology
– Computational skills and basis knowledge on programming language (Python, Perl and/or R)
– Autonomy, rigor and creativity

Required Documentation

– Lettre de recommandation
– Cover letter
– Curriculum vitæ
– Student transcript

Send you CV, transcripts, motivation and reference letters to: before August 31th 2023.

For more information:

Application Deadline

August 31, 2023

Find Out More

Jean-Baptiste Leducq
Professeur adjoint
Département de phytologie

Program description

Financial Aid Available*

Financial Aid Related to Research Project

$20000 per year for 2 years.

Program-Specific Financial Aid

Graduate Studies Awards

Submission of research proposal AND project outline$500
First submission of thesis$1,000

Université Laval: Student Financial Aid

Sources de financementMontant
Leadership and Comittment Scholarship (Canadians & permanent residents)$10,000
Citizens of the World Scholarship (International students)$20,000
Mobility Grant for Out-of-Province Internships or Research Visits (in French)
$1,000 to $2,000
Graduate Scholarships from Granting Agencies
$17,500 to $40,000
Online Directory of Graduate Scholarships (in French)
$500 to $50,000

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