Curriculum vitae

Positions
2019 (11 months): Temporary researcher at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität,
Munich, Germany.

2016-2018 (24 months): Temporary researcher at the MNHN-CNRS (Labex BCDiv),
Paris, France.

2015-2016 (6 months): Temporary researcher at the Zoologische Institut,
Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany.

2013-2015 (13 months): Temporary researcher at the CEFE, CNRS, Montpellier (ANR SENSHYBLE).

2012-2013 (13 months): Research engineer at the CEFE, CNRS, Montpellier (ANR 6ème extinction, projet MOHMIE).

2009 - 2011 (24 months): Postdoc at the Zoologische Institut,
Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany.

2009 (6 months): Environmental engineer expert in herpetology,
ECOMED, Marseille, France.

2007 - 2008 (12 months): Temporary Teaching and Research Associate (ATER),
Laboratoire Evolution, Génome, Spéciation - CNRS / Université Paris-Sud 11, France.

2005 - 2006 (12 months): Temporary Teaching and Research Associate (ATER),
Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris, France.


Grants Awarded
2011 (1 month): SYNTHESYS grants, NHM, London.

2011 (1 month): SYNTHESYS grants, MNHN, Paris.

2011 (Declined): FCT postdoc research grant.

2009-2011 (2 years): Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers.

2009 (Declined): DAAD postdoc research grant.

2009-2011: Research project grant of Colciencias Colombia (with M. P. Ramírez and M. L. Calderón, plus a PhD student)
"Sistemática Filogenética de las poblaciones de lagartijas del género Mabuya distribuidas en el territorio colombiano"

2007 (1 month) : SYNTHESYS grants, NHM, London.

2002 - 2005 (3 years): PhD Research Grants of the french Ministry of Research and Education.
(Allocation de recherche ministérielle).

2002 - 2005 (3 years): University teaching grants.
(bourse de monitorat d'initiation à l'enseignement supérieur - CIES).


Academic Qualifications
2002-2006: Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris
Ph. D. Dissertation Taxinomie, Systématique moléculaire et Biogéographie du genre Mabuya Fitzinger, 1826
(Reptilia, Scincidae) dans la region neotropicale.
Directed by Pr. J.-P. Gasc.

2001-2002: Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris
M. Sc. (DEA) "Systématique Animale et Végétale".
First in the DEA class, with First class honour.

1997-2001: University of Science of Tours (1997-2000) and Paris VI (2000-2001).
B. Sc. "Biologie des Populations et Ecosystèmes".
Lower second class honours.


Teaching and students supervising
Teaching in Evolution, Systematics, Animal and Developmental biology to undergraduate students
(Université Paris 11, Muséum national d'histoire naturelle) (320 hours).

Supervising first and second year M.Sc student, PhD student.
(Muséum national d'histoire naturelle) (~160 hours).

Training in herpetological systematics to the wild fauna and flora french rangers
(ONCFS) (12 hours).

Other activities
IUCN SSC Skink Specialist Group: Commission 2017-2020

Invited referee for: African Jounal of Herpetology / Amphibia-Reptilia / Annales de la Société Entomologique
de France / Biological Journal of the Linnean Society / Biology Letters / BMC Evolutionary Biology / Bonn zoological
Bulletin / Bulletin de la SHF / Caldasia / Check List / Copeia / Contributions to Zoology / Comptes Rendus Biologies
Critical Reviews in Microbiology / Evolution / Herpetological Monographs / Herpetology notes / Journal of Herpetology
Journal of Natural History / Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology / Mitochondrial DNA part A / Molecular Ecology
Molecular Ecology Ressources / Molecular Phylogenetic and Evolution / Nature Communications / Open Ecology Journal
Organisms Diversity and Evolution / PeerJ / Revista Actualidades Biológicas Universidad de Antioquia / Travaux du Muséum
National d’Histoire Naturelle Grigore Antipa / Scientific Reports / Zookeys / Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society
Zoologica Scripta / Zoologica Neocaledonica / Zoosystema / Zootaxa