Marie-Josée Simard is a Weed Scientist at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. She has a Ph.D. degree in environmental science from the Université du Québec à Montreal, QC, Canada. She has a strong background in plant ecology. Since 2000, she has been doing research in weed ecology at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada in Quebec City, QC, Canada. She also works as an Adjunct Professor at the Laval University, Quebec City, QC, Canada, and serves as an Associate Editor for the Canadian Journal of Plant Science. Her research interests range from gene flow between transgenic crops and weeds to the agroecological impact of invasive plant species. Her research activities include the evaluation of the distribution (at multiple scales), persistence, dynamics, and fitness of weeds and any plant of agronomic/public interest including hybrids between weeds and transgenic crops, allergenic, herbicide resistant, and regulated weeds.
Biography Updated on 19 June 2012