Research

When excellence meets interdisciplinarity

In teaming up with the Faculty of Agriculture and Food Sciences (FSAA), you’ll get access to the multidisciplinary scientific expertise of some 100 professor – researchers who are world-renowned in all areas of the food chain and who oversee more than 400 graduate students. Research activities at the FSAA bring innovative solutions to pressing issues and raise numerous challenges.
Each year, no less than 180 businesses and 35 ministries or agencies from Canadian and Quebec governments rely on the expertise of FSAA researchers for the advancement and transfer of knowledge.

Our axes and research fields:

professor – researchers


  • Allaire, Suzanne

    Professeure titulaire
    pesticide transport, agricultural hydrology, agricultural environment
  • Bailey, Janice

    Professeure titulaire
    fertility, spermatozoa, impacts of contaminants on the environment, reproduction
  • Bazinet, Laurent

    Professeur titulaire
    separation, membranes, physical chemistry, bioactive molecules, filling, milk, juice, tea, bioactive...
  • Beauchamp, Chantal J.

    Professeure titulaire
    microbial ecology, plant ecology, organic agriculture, agroecology, composting, bioluminescence
  • Beaulieu, Lucie

    Professeure titulaire
    biochemistry, bioactive peptides, bioprocesses, marine products, nutraceuticals, extraction,...
  • Belzile, François

    Professeur titulaire
    genomics, soy, barley, markers, genetic improvement
  • Bocoum, Ibrahima

    Professeur adjoint
    rural development
  • Castonguay, François

    Professeur agrégé
    ovine, sheep, lamb, reproduction, management, livestock production
  • Chalifour, François P.

    Professeur titulaire
    plant physiology, nitrogen cycle, field crops, rhizobium - legume symbiosis
  • Charbonneau, Édith

    Professeure agrégée
    technico-economic management of herds, dairy herd management
  • Charest, Pierre-Mathieu

    Professeur titulaire
    plant anatomy, plant cellular biology, phototonic and electronic microscopy, urban agriculture
  • Cinq-Mars, Dany

    Professeur agrégé
    technico-economic management of herds, caprine production, bovine production, equine production,...
  • Collin, Jean

    Professeur titulaire
    experimental devices, experiment planning, plant improvement, organic agriculture
  • Doyen, Alain

    Professeur agrégé
    protein hydrolysates, membrane splitting processes, energy efficiency, high hydrostatic pressure,...
  • Dufour, Jean-Claude

    Professeur titulaire
    marketing, distribution of food products
  • Gervais, Rachel

    Professeure agrégée
    dairy constituents, ruminant nutrition
  • Gumière, Silvio

    Professeur adjoint
    hydrologic modelling, erosion modelling, agricultural irrigation and drainage, water and soil...
  • Jean, Julie

    Professeure titulaire
    antimicrobial, concentration, inactivation, food safety and cleanliness, molecular methods,...
  • Khiari, Lotfi

    Professeur titulaire
    mineral and organic fertilizers, agroenvironmental diagnosis of soils and plants, soil sampling and...
  • Labrie, Steve

    Professeur agrégé
    milk, cheese, mold, yeast, bacteria, lactic ferments, food microbiology, food contaminants,...
  • Lachance, Marie J.

    Professeure titulaire
    youth, money, skills, customer service, consumer behaviour
  • Laforest, Jean-Paul

    Professeur titulaire
    animal welfare, reproduction, swine production, animal sciences, animal physiology
  • Lambert, Rémy

    Professeur titulaire
    rural development, chain analysis
  • Larue, Bruno

    Professeur titulaire
    international trade
  • Lefrançois, Michel

    Professeur titulaire
    zootechnical, avicolous, chicken, rabbit, egg, meat quality
  • Lemieux, Simone

    Professeure titulaire
    nutrition, obesity, food behaviour, nutritional interventions, diet evaluation
  • Leroux, Gilles

    Professeur titulaire
    weed science, weed, integrated pest and plant pathogen management
  • Michaud, Dominique

    Professeur titulaire
    transgenesis, proteomic
  • Mikhaylin, Sergey

    sustainable development, energy efficiency
  • Mundler, Patrick

    Professeur agrégé
    agriculture and local relations, food short channels, agricultural multifunctionality, rural...
  • Parent, Diane

    Professeure titulaire
    agricultural sociology, innovation adoption, farm establishment and transfers, social acceptability,...
  • Pouliot, Yves

    Professeur titulaire
    milk, dairy products, processes, separation by membranes, energy efficiency, splitting,...
  • Richard, François

    Professeur titulaire
    ovarian, ovum, reproduction, spermatozoa
  • Robert, Claude

    Professeur titulaire
    oogenesis, embryonic development, genomics, epigenomics, fertility
  • Robitaille, Julie

    Professeure agrégée
    nutrition, gestational diabetes, pregnancy, children, obesity
  • Rochefort, Line

    Professeure titulaire
    restoration ecology, bryophytes, moss, peatland, plant ecology
  • Tamini, Lota

    Professeur adjoint
    international trade, environmental economics
  • Tchernof, André

    Professeur titulaire
    obesity, nutrition, nutritional quality, diet, food behaviour
  • Vandenberg, Grant

    Professeur titulaire
    aquaculture, fish, nutrition, biotechnologies, environment
  • Vohl, Marie-Claude

    Professeure titulaire
    nutrigenomics, genetic-diet interaction, epigenetics, obesity, cardiovascular disease risk factors
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