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Isabelle Laforest-Lapointe

Professeur-e- d’université | UdeS - Université de Sherbrooke

Principal secteur de recherche ou d'activité

Sciences naturelles, mathématiques et génie

Mes intérêts de recherche

Écologie microbienne Dynamique des écosystèmes terrestres Biodiversité - fonctionnement des écosystèmes Microbiologie Statistiques Bioinformatique Interactions hôte-microorganismes

Ma formation

  • 2007 - 2010
    Université Laval
    Baccalauréat | Biologie
    Canada
  • 2010 - 2011
    Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
    Maîtrise | Écologie terrestre et gestion de la biodiversité
    Espagne
  • 2012 - 2017
    Université du Québec à Montréal
    Doctorat | Biologie
    Canada

Mes publications

Laforest-Lapointe, I. & Whitaker, B. (2019) Decrypting the Phyllosphere Microbiome: Progress and Challenges. American Journal of Botany 106(2):171-173. 10.1002/ajb2.1229

Heirali, A.A., Acosta, N., Storey, D.G., Workentine, M.L., Somayaji, R., Laforest-Lapointe, I. et al. (2019) The Effects of Cycled Inhaled Aztreonam on the Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Lung Microbiome. Journal of Cystic Fibrosis. 10.1016/j.jcf.2019.02.010

*Wallace, J., *Laforest-Lapointe, I. & Kembel, SW. (2018) Variation in the Leaf and Root Microbiome of Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum) at an Elevational Range Limit. PeerJ, 6:e5293. 10.7717/peerj.5293

Ruiz-Gonzalez, C. Lapierre, E., Laforest-Lapointe, I., del Giorgio, P., Kembel, S., Messier, C., Nock, C. & Beisner, B. (2018) Soils Associated to Different Tree Communities do not Elicit Predictable Responses in Lake Bacterial Community Structure and Function. FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 10.1093/femsec/fiy115

Nieves-Ramírez, M., Partida-Rodríguez, O., Laforest-Lapointe, I., Reynolds, L., Brown, E., Valdez-Salazar, A., Morán Silva, P., Morien, E., Wegener-Parfrey, L., Minglian, J., Walter, J., Arrieta, M.C., Ximénez-García, C. & Finlay, B.B. (2018) Asymptomatic Intestinal Colonization with Protozoan Blastocystis sp. is Strongly Associated with Distinct Microbiome Ecological Patterns. mSystems. 10.1128/mSystems.00007-18

Laforest-Lapointe, I. & M.C. Arrieta. (2018) Microbial Eukaryotes: A Missing Link in Gut Microbiome Studies. mSystems, 3:e00201-17. 10.1128/mSystems.00201-17

Laforest-Lapointe, I., Messier, C. & Kembel, SW. (2017) Tree Leaf Bacterial Community Structure and Diversity Differ along a Gradient of Urban Intensity. mSystems, 2(6):e00087-17. 10.1128/mSystems.00087-17

Laforest-Lapointe, I. & M.C. Arrieta. (2017) Patterns of Early-Life Gut Microbial Colonization during Human Immune Development: An Ecological Perspective. Frontiers in Immunology, 8(788), 1664-3224. 10.3389/fimmu.2017.00788

Laforest-Lapointe, I., Paquette, A., Messier, C. & Kembel, SW. (2017) Leaf Bacterial Diversity Mediates Plant Diversity – Ecosystem Function Relationships. Nature, 546(7656): 145-147. 10.1038/nature22399

St-Denis, A., Kneeshaw, D., Bélanger, N., Simard, S., Laforest-Lapointe, I. & Messier, C. (2017) EM Tree Species Respond Better than AM to Forest Soil Inoculum when Planted in an Abandoned Agricultural Field. Applied Soil Ecology, 112:1-10. 10.1016/j.apsoil.2016.12.008

Laforest-Lapointe, I., Messier, C. & Kembel, SW. (2016) Tree Phyllosphere Bacterial Communities: Exploring the Magnitude of Intra- and Inter-Individual Variation Among Host Species. PeerJ, 4:e2367. 10.7717/peerj.2367

Laforest-Lapointe, I., Messier, C. & Kembel, SW. (2016) Host Species Identity, Site and Time Drive Temperate Tree Phyllosphere Bacterial Community Structure. Microbiome, 4(1):1. 10.1186/s40168-016-0174-1

Wallace, J., Alquilue, N., Archambault, C., Carpentier, S., Francoeur, X., Greffard, MH., Laforest-Lapointe, I., Galicia, L., & Messier, C. (2015) Present Forest Management Structures and Policies in Temperate Forests of Mexico: Challenges and Prospects for Unique Tree Species Assemblages. The Forestry Chronicle, 91(3):306-317. 10.5558/tfc2015-052

Laforest-Lapointe, I., Martínez-Vilalta, J. & Retana, J. (2014) Intraspecific Variation in Functional Traits Matters: Case Study of Scots Pine. Oecologia. 175(4):1337-1348. 10.1007/s00442-014-2967-x

Mes prix et distinctions

  • 2017
    Top 10 Découvertes Scientifiques de 2017 Québec Science
  • 2017
    Prix Recherche UQAM pour la meilleure publication étudiante
  • 2017
    Prix Excellence Doctorale de la Société Canadienne d'Écologie et d’Évolution (CSEE)
  • 2018
    Meilleure présentation postdoctorale, Snyder Institue
  • 2015
    Prix de la meilleure contribution de l’International Society of Microbial Ecology

Mes affiliations

  • Université de Sherbrooke