2019-today PhD studies in Zoology at P.B.Šivickis Laboratory of Parasitology, Nature Research Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania.
2017-2019 MSc degree in Biology option Animal Ecology at Lund University, Sweden.
Master thesis: Whole mitochondrial genome phylogeny of a community of Haemoproteus parasites – evolutionary patterns of host specificity and transmission.
2016-2017 BSc degree in Ecology, Biology of Organisms (Licence EBO, Ecologie, Biologie des Organismes) at Montpellier University, France.
2015-2016 Higher National Diploma graduation option environmental engineering (IUT Génie de l’Environnement) in Brest, France.
2013-2015 Higher School Preparatory Class (BCPST: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Earth' Sciences) in Chateaubriand High school in Rennes, France.
June-October 2019 Department of Biology – Lund University, Sweden
Employed for various projects: 1) Daily check-up of captive zebra finches (Taeniopygia guttata), 2) DNA extraction from blood samples using ammonium acetate method, nested PCR and Sanger sequencing to determine the presence of avian malaria parasites, 3) Sequence capture on Plasmodium and Haemoproteus using respectively Agilent and Swift with MyBait protocols.
April-July 2016 Gotland island - Sweden
Internship in evolutionary ecology, behavioral ecology with the University of Uppsala (Sweden) and the CNRS of Lyon (France). Daily checking of nest boxes for population of great tit (Parus major) and collared flycatcher (Ficedula albicollis) and participation in experiments.
Supervisors: Prof. Lars Gustafsson and Blandine Doligez.
Mélanie Yvonne Ludivine Duc
Tel.: (5) 272 92 69