oct. 2012- nov. 2017 PhD supervised by Prof. Ian Sanders Dept. of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne, Switzerland. PhD Thesis: “Genetic diversity of the symbiotic fungus: Rhizophagus irregularis and its effect on a plant host and a plant community” (https://www.nature.com/articles/isme)
sep. 2009- feb. 2011 Master of Science in Biology:“Behaviour, Evolution & Conservation” with Dr. Lucas Fumagalli Laboratory for Conservation Biology (LBC), University of Lausanne, Switzerland. Master Thesis: ”Stocking activities for the Arctic charr in Lake Geneva: Genetic effects in space and time” (onlinelibrary.wiley.com-Savary-et-al.,-2017-Ecology-and-Evolution)
sep. 2006- jul. 2009Bachelor of Science in Biology, University of Lausanne, Switzerland.
OTHER WORK AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCES
jan. 2018 - apr. 2018 Scientific Collaborator, Save Our Seas Foundation (SOSF), Geneva
summer 2015 Volunteer on whale shark monitoring with the Maldives Whale Shark Research Programme(MWSRP).
2009- Infield Guide and Scientific advisor for the Swiss Cetacean Society (SCS) Scientific advisor, fieldwork guide and skipper assistant on sailboat for field data collection. Teaching and supervision of up to 10 eco-volunteers for scientific data collection on cetacean and marine wildlife in the Mediterranean Sea.
summer 2009 Internship in KORA (Coordinated research projects for the conservation and management of carnivores in Switzerland), used of GIS tools for the Lynx, Bern
nov. 2012- nov. 2017 Teaching Botany (Bsc. 14h), Mycology (Bsc. 6h), Amphibian practical work (Bsc. 4h) Marine shoreline ecology (Msc. 2 weeks field trip), Molecular biology (Msc. 12h) Marine ecology and cetology (multiple 1 week field trip) Several exhibitions for the vulgarization of science. Supervision of Master research projects Supervision for laboratory work and fieldwork of almost 10 internship students
LANGUAGES French: Mother tongue (C2) English: Working language (C1) German: Intermediate (B1-B2) Italian: Basic understanding (A1)
MISCELLANEOUS Driving license (B) since 2009 Diving PADI open water certificate Certificate of knowledge for “the reptiles of Switzerland” Certificate of knowledge for “the mammals of Switzerland” General good naturalist knowledge Large interest in fauna ecology, genetics and conservation with a particular interest for marine fauna Practicing outdoor sport such as running, snowboarding, surfing, diving, sailing, cycling, swimming and climbing. I like as well traveling, drawing, photography and music.