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


  • Aider, Mohammed

    Professeur adjoint
    whey, prebiotics, optimization, packaging, plant proteins
  • Arul, Joseph

    Professeur titulaire
    food preservation, fruits, vegetables, packaging, food, food polymers, separation processes,...
  • Bailey, Janice

    Professeure titulaire
    fertility, spermatozoa, impacts of contaminants on the environment, reproduction
  • Beauchamp, Chantal J.

    Professeure titulaire
    microbial ecology, plant ecology, organic agriculture, agroecology, composting, bioluminescence
  • Belzile, François

    Professeur titulaire
    genomics, soy, barley, markers, genetic improvement
  • Benhamou, Nicole

    Professeure titulaire
    phytopathology, plant immunity, biopesticides, sustainable plant production, electronic microscopy
  • Caron, Jean

    Professeur titulaire
    soil physics, agricultural hydrology, agricultural environment
  • Cinq-Mars, Dany

    Professeur agrégé
    technico-economic management of herds, caprine production, bovine production, equine production,...
  • Desjardins, Yves

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

    Professeure agrégée
    compliance with nutritional recommendations, knowledge transfer, shared decision-making, social...
  • Dufour, Jean-Claude

    Professeur titulaire
    marketing, distribution of food products
  • Fliss, Ismaïl

    Professeur titulaire
    bacteria, probiotics, food safety and cleanliness, antimicrobial, lactic acid bacteria, intestinal...
  • Fournier, Valérie

    Professeure agrégée
    insect pests, biological control, berry cultivation, bees, pollination
  • Galibois, Isabelle

    Professeure titulaire
    nutrition, diet and diabetes, carbohydrates
  • Gauthier, Sylvie

    Professeure titulaire
    milk, proteins, food, bioactive peptides, growth factor, enzymes, gastrointestinal digestion,...
  • Jacques, Hélène

    Professeure titulaire
    nutrition, diet, nutritional quality, public nutrition, quality, measurements in the professional...
  • Khelifi, Mohamed

    Professeur titulaire
    agricultural machine and equipment engineering, biological pest control, mechanical weed control,...
  • Khiari, Lotfi

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

    Professeur adjoint
    consumer behaviour, marketing, ecology and environment
  • Labrie, Steve

    Professeur agrégé
    milk, cheese, mold, yeast, bacteria, lactic ferments, food microbiology, food contaminants,...
  • Laforest, Jean-Paul

    Professeur titulaire
    animal welfare, reproduction, swine production, animal sciences, animal physiology
  • Lagacé, Robert

    Professeur titulaire
    drainage, watercourse development, agricultural environment, agricultural hydrology, ecological...
  • Lefrançois, Michel

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

    Professeure titulaire
    nutrition, obesity, food behaviour, nutritional interventions, diet evaluation
  • Michaud, Dominique

    Professeur titulaire
    transgenesis, proteomic
  • Morisset, Anne-Sophie

    Professeure adjointe
    gestational diabetes, Perinatal nutrition, maternal health, gestational weight gain, vitamin D,...
  • Mundler, Patrick

    Professeur agrégé
    agriculture and local relations, food short channels, agricultural multifunctionality, rural...
  • Olivier, Alain

    Professeur titulaire
    Agroforestry
  • Pouliot, Yves

    Professeur titulaire
    milk, dairy products, processes, separation by membranes, energy efficiency, splitting,...
  • Provencher, Véronique

    Professeure agrégée
    food behaviour, health promotion, public health, program evaluation, nutritional information
  • Ratti, Cristina

    Professeur titulaire
    drying, lyophilization, extraction, mathematical modelling of food processes, food properties
  • Richard, François

    Professeur titulaire
    ovarian, ovum, reproduction, spermatozoa
  • Robitaille, Julie

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

    Professeure titulaire
    restoration ecology, bryophytes, moss, peatland, plant ecology
  • Royer, Annie

    Professeur adjointe
    institutional analysis, vertical coordination in agri-food, collective marketing
  • Saucier, Linda

    Professeure titulaire
    meat, safety, biosecurity, antimicrobial system efficiency, pre-slaughter management
  • Sirard, Marc-André

    Professeur titulaire
    reproduction, fertility, genomics, ovarian, ovum
  • Veilleux, Alain

    Professeur adjoint
    insulin resistance
  • Vuillemard, Jean-Christophe

    Professeur titulaire
    milk, fermentation, cheese, lactic acid bacteria, nutraceuticals, probiotics
  • West, Gale

    Professeure titulaire
    food consumption, responsible consumption, adoption of sustainable production practices, adoption of...
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