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


  • Angers, Paul

    Professeur titulaire
    chemistry, food, fatty acid, lipids, natural products, frying, dairy products, oxidation, organic...
  • Antoun, Hani

    Professeur titulaire
    biochar, bio-inoculants, biological dissolution of phosphates, rhizosphere, mycosphere
  • Beaulieu, Lucie

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

    Professeur titulaire
    genomics, soy, barley, markers, genetic improvement
  • 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
  • Desjardins, Yves

    Professeur titulaire
    polyphenols, Metabolomic, berries, strawberries, plant physiology
  • Desroches, Sophie

    Professeure agrégée
    compliance with nutritional recommendations, knowledge transfer, shared decision-making, social...
  • Desrosiers, Thérèse

    Professeure titulaire
    development and evaluation of food guides, nutritional impact of food processing
  • Dostaler, Daniel

    Professeur agrégé
    plant pathogen, sustainable plant production
  • Fournier, Valérie

    Professeure agrégée
    insect pests, biological control, berry cultivation, bees, pollination
  • Gauthier, Sylvie

    Professeure titulaire
    milk, proteins, food, bioactive peptides, growth factor, enzymes, gastrointestinal digestion,...
  • Gervais, Rachel

    Professeure agrégée
    dairy constituents, ruminant nutrition
  • Godefroy, Samuel

    Professeur titulaire
    allergens, food contaminants, risk analysis, skills development, regulatory policy, safety, food...
  • Gouin, Daniel-Mercier

    Professeur titulaire
    agricultural policy, dairy economics, collective marketing, chain analysis, multilateral...
  • Goulet, Charles

    Professeur adjoint
    aroma, genetics, secondary metabolism, ornamental horticulture
  • Guay, Frédéric

    Professeur agrégé
    pork, mycotoxins, amino acids, minerals, diet
  • Gumière, Silvio

    Professeur adjoint
    hydrologic modelling, erosion modelling, agricultural irrigation and drainage, water and soil...
  • Halde, Caroline

    Professeure adjointe
    agroecology, international cooperation, organic agriculture, organic fertilizers, weed science
  • Khelifi, Mohamed

    Professeur titulaire
    agricultural machine and equipment engineering, biological pest control, mechanical weed control,...
  • Labrie, Steve

    Professeur agrégé
    milk, cheese, mold, yeast, bacteria, lactic ferments, food microbiology, food contaminants,...
  • Lamarche, Benoît

    Professeur titulaire
    diet, nutraceuticals, public health, cardiometabolic health
  • 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
  • Létourneau, Lyne

    Professeur titulaire
    governance, ethics, agriculture, diet, biotechnologies
  • Létourneau, Marie-Pierre

    Professeure adjointe
    livestock production, pork, chicken, avicolous, reproduction
  • Levallois, Raymond

    Professeur titulaire
    agricultural management
  • Michaud, Dominique

    Professeur titulaire
    transgenesis, proteomic
  • Morisset, Michel

    Professeur titulaire

  • Parent, Diane

    Professeure titulaire
    agricultural sociology, innovation adoption, farm establishment and transfers, social acceptability,...
  • Pellerin, Doris

    Professeur titulaire
    dairy herd management, dairy farm sustainability, technico-economic management of herds
  • Perrier, Jean-Philippe

    Professeur agrégé
    agricultural financing
  • Richard, François

    Professeur titulaire
    ovarian, ovum, reproduction, spermatozoa
  • Roy, Denis

    Professeur titulaire
    probiotics, microbiomes, microbial ecology, metagenomics, dairy products, lactic acid bacteria,...
  • Tamini, Lota

    Professeur adjoint
    international trade, environmental economics
  • Tchernof, André

    Professeur titulaire
    obesity, nutrition, nutritional quality, diet, food behaviour
  • Turgeon, Sylvie

    Professeure titulaire
    rheology, polysaccharides, interaction, proteins, physical chemistry, extraction, molecular...
  • Tweddell, Russell J.

    Professeur titulaire
    mycology, phytopathology, mushrooms
  • Vohl, Marie-Claude

    Professeure titulaire
    nutrigenomics, genetic-diet interaction, epigenetics, obesity, cardiovascular disease risk factors
  • Vuillemard, Jean-Christophe

    Professeur titulaire
    milk, fermentation, cheese, lactic acid bacteria, nutraceuticals, probiotics
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