Mikaël Larose holds a master's degree in animal ethology from Université de Sherbrooke. At Université du Québec à Montréal he earned a bachelor's degree in biology in a problem-based learning environment, with a specialization in toxicology and environmental health; as well as a certificate in ecology. From 2005 to 2014 he was self-employed as a metalwork fitter. Before joining IRDA as a research assistant in 2016, Mikaël worked on several contracts at the integrated fruit production laboratory under the direction of Gérald Chouinard. His versatile skill set—evident in the variety of research projects he has worked on—reflects his passion for research, engineering, and multimedia.
Mikaël Larose specializes in fruit and apple production.