Mylène Marchand (agr., M.Sc.) holds a bachelor's degree in agronomy with a specialization in phytology from Université Laval and she earned a master's degree in plant biology while participating in the Peatland Ecology Research Group (PERG) at Université Laval. Before joining IRDA she held positions as a research assistant and project manager in the fields of agriculture and the environment. She has worked on projects to rehabilitate degraded sites and repurpose residual biomass. She has been working at IRDA as a research assistant since 2014. She is involved in projects, in conventional and organic agriculture alike, that seek a better understanding of soil nutrient (nitrogen and phosphorus) dynamics with the goal of improving crop productivity, while protecting the environment.
Mylène Marchand-Roy works on projects related to soil fertility, crop productivity, and the protection of the environment.