Florence Sessoms

Researcher 5
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  • 2014-2016: Postdoctoral fellowship at the Biotechnology Institute (University of Minnesota)
  • 2013-2014: Postdoctoral fellowship at the Plant Pathology department (University of Minnesota)
  • 2009-2012: Postdoctoral fellowship at the Boyce Thompson Institute (Cornell, USA)
  • 2005-2009: PhD thesis at the University of Fribourg (SWIRTZERLAND)
  • 2003-2004: Internship at the UMR BIOGECO of the National Institute of the Agronomic Research (INRA) in Bordeaux (FRANCE)
  • 2001-2003: First year of Master degree equivalent in Population and Ecosystem Biology and second year Master degree equivalent in Ecology at the University Pierre and Marie Curie (Paris VI, FRANCE)
  • 1998-2001: Bachelor degree equivalent 

Research Interests

Plant interaction with soil micro-organism, especially mycorrhizal interaction; Soil biology; Nitrification; Soil nitrogen flow 

Picture of Florence Sessoms with a large and fluffy dog that is very cute