Joël D’Astous-Pagé (M.Sc.) holds both a bachelor's and a master's degree in molecular and cell biology from Université de Sherbrooke. His master’s project, conducted in collaboration with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, focused on identifying DNA polymorphisms (SNPs) in connection with pork quality characterization. Upon completing his studies, Joël joined IRDA as a research assistant, working primarily in the microbial ecology lab, which benefits from his knowledge of the latest molecular biologytechniques. He is currently pursuing a certificate in computer science at Université Laval with the goal of expanding the team's expertise in bioinformatic analysis and biostatistics.
Joël works primarily in the microbial ecology lab, which benefits from his knowledge of the latest molecular biology techniques.