Catherine Girard
Regular member
Department of Basic Sciences


Pénélope Blackburn-Desbiens (Ph.D. student)

Maxime Larose (Master student)


Mukund Gauthankar (Ph.D. student)

Florence Mercier (Master student)

Scientific Communications

Langlois, V., Girard, C., Vincent, W.F., Culley, A.I., 2023. A Tale of Two Seasons: Distinct Seasonal Viral Communities in a Thermokarst Lake. <strong>Microorganisms</strong>, 11(2), 428. DOI: <a href="" target="_blank">10.3390/microorganisms11020428</a>.

Marois, C., Girard, C., Klanten, Y., Vincent, W.F., Culley, A.I., Antoniades, D., 2022. Local habitat filtering shapes microbial community structure in four closely spaced lakes in the High Arctic. <strong>Frontiers in Microbiology</strong>, 13, 779505. DOI: <a href="" target="_blank">10.3389/fmicb.2022.779505</a>.

Frederick, C., Girard, C., Wong, G., Lemire, M., Langwieder, A., Martin, M.-C., Legagneux, P., 2021. Communicating with Northerners on the absence of SARS-CoV-2 in migratory snow geese. <strong>Écoscience</strong>, 28(3-4): 217-223. DOI: <a href="" target="_blank">10.1080/11956860.2021.1885803</a>.

Groussin, M., Poyet, M., Sistiaga, A., Kearney, S.M., Moniz, K., Noel, M., Hooker, J., Gibbons, S.M., Segurel, L., Froment, A., Said Mohamed, R., Fezeu, A., Juimo, V.A., Lafosse, S., Tabe, F.E., Girard, C., Iqaluk, D., Nguyen, L.T.T., Shapiro, B.J., Lehtimäki, J., Ruokolainen, L., Kettunen, P.P., Vatanen, T., Sigwazi, S., Mabulla, A., Domínguez-Rodrigo, M., Nartey, Y.A., Agyei-Nkansah, A., Duah, A., Awuku, Y.A., Valles, K.A., Asibey, S.O., Afihene, M.Y., Roberts, L.R., Plymoth, A., Onyekwere, C.A., Summons, R.E., Xavier, R.J., Alm, E.J., 2021. Elevated rates of horizontal gene transfer in the industrialized human microbiome. <strong>Cell</strong>, 184(8): 2053-2067.e18. DOI: <a href="" target="_blank">10.1016/j.cell.2021.02.052Get</a>.

Bchetnia, M., Girard, C., Duchaine, C., Laprise, C., 2020. The outbreak of the novel severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2): a review of the current global status. <strong>Journal of Infection and Public Health</strong>, 13(11): 1601-1610. DOI: <a href="" target="_blank">10.1016/j.jiph.2020.07.011</a>.

Girard, C., Langlois, V., Vigneron, A., Vincent, W.F., Culley, A.I., 2020. Seasonal regime shift in the viral communities of a permafrost thaw lake. <strong>Viruses</strong>, 12(11), 1204. DOI: <a href="" target="_blank">10.3390/v12111204</a>.

Labbé, M., Girard, C., Vincent, W.F., Culley, A.I., 2020. Extreme viral partitioning in a marine-derived High Arctic lake. <strong>mSphere</strong>, 5(3), e00334-20. DOI: <a href="" target="_blank">10.1128/mSphere.00334-20</a>.

Robichaud, K., Girard, C., Dagher, D., Stewart, K., Labrecque, M., Hijri, M., Amyot, M., 2019. Local fungi, willow and municipal compost effectively remediate petroleum-contaminated soil in the Canadian North. <strong>Chemosphere</strong>, 220: 47-55. DOI: <a href="" target="_blank">10.1016/j.chemosphere.2018.12.108</a>.

Girard, C., Charette, T., Leclerc, M., Shapiro, B.J., Amyot, M., 2018. Cooking and co-ingested polyphenols reduce <em>in vitro </em>methylmercury bioaccessibility from fish and may alter exposure in humans. <strong>Science of the Total Environment</strong>, 616-617: 863-874. DOI: <a href="" target="_blank">10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.10.236</a>.

Khadra, M., Planas, D., Girard, C., Amyot, M., 2018. Age matters: Submersion period shapes community composition of lake biofilms under glyphosate stress. <strong>FACETS</strong>, 3(1): 934-951. DOI: <a href="" target="_blank">10.1139/facets-2018-0019</a>.

Dubois, G., Girard, C., Lapointe, F.-J., Shapiro, B.J., 2017. The Inuit gut microbiome is dynamic over time and shaped by traditional foods. <strong>Microbiome</strong>, 5(151). DOI: <a href="" target="_blank">10.1186/s40168-017-0370-7</a>.

Girard, C., Shapiro, B.J., Amyot, M., 2017. Effects of dietary practices and the gut microbiome on Hg bioaccessibility. (Online webinar). LimnoSeminar Series, Société canadienne de Limnologie (SCL). Montréal, Québec.

Girard, C., Shapiro, B.J., Amyot, M., 2017. Sushi or fish'n chips? Effects of dietary practices on MeHg bioaccessibility. (online webinar). LimnoSeminar Series, Société canadienne de Limnologie (SCL). Montréal, Québec.

Girard, C., Tromas, N., Amyot, M., Shapiro, B.J., 2017. Gut microbiome of the Canadian Arctic Inuit. <strong>mSphere</strong>, 2(1): e00297-16. DOI: <a href="" target="_blank">10.1128/mSphere.00297-16</a>.

Girard, C., Leclerc, M., Amyot, M., 2016. Photodemethylation of methylmercury in eastern canadian arctic thaw pond and lake ecosystems. <strong>Environmental Science & Technology</strong>, 50(7): 3511-3520. DOI: <a href="" target="_blank">10.1021/acs.est.5b04921</a>.

Braune, B., Chételat, J., Amyot, M., Brown, T., Clayden, M., Evans, M., Fisk, A., Gaden, A., Girard, C., Hare, A., Kirk, J., Lehnherr, I., Letcher, R., Loseto, L., Macdonald, R., Mann, E., McMeans, B., Muir, D., ONullDriscoll, N., Poulain, A.J., Reimer, K., Stern, G., 2015. Mercury in the marine environment of the Canadian Arctic: Review of recent findings. <strong>Science of the Total Environment</strong>, 509-510(Special Issue: Mercury in Canada's North): 67-90. DOI: <a href="" target="_blank">10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.05.133</a>.

Chételat, J., Amyot, M., Arp, P., Blais, J.M., Depew, D., Emmerton, C.A., Evans, M., Gamberg, M., Gantner, N., Girard, C., Graydon, J., Kirk, J., Lean, D., Lehnherr, I., Muir, D., Nasr, M., Poulain, A.J., Power, M., Roach, P., Stern, G., Swanson, H., van der Velden, S., 2015. Mercury in freshwater ecosystems of the Canadian Arctic: Recent advances on its cycling and fate. <strong>Science of the Total Environment</strong>, 509-510(Special Issue: Mercury in Canada's North): 41-66. DOI: <a href="" target="_blank">10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.05.151</a>.

MacMillan, G.A., Girard, C., Chételat, J., Laurion, I., Amyot, M., 2015. High methylmercury in arctic and subarctic ponds is related to nutrient levels in the warming Eastern Canadian Arctic. <strong>Environmental Science & Technology</strong>, 49(13): 7743-7753. DOI: <a href="" target="_blank">10.1021/acs.est.5b00763</a>.

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