102-142-149 CERC - Team, Thomas Lacour
CERC - Canada Research Chair in Remote Sensing of Canada’s New Arctic Frontier


Thomas Lacour

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Contact information:
Université Laval,
Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon
1045, avenue de la Médecine
Local VCH-2068,
Quebec city, (Quebec) G1V 0A6 Canada

Phone : 418-656-2131 ext. 7740
Fax : 418-656-2339
Email :

PhD Phytoplankton physiology (2010) Université Aix-Marseille II
Engineer in Biochemistry (2006) Institut National des Sciences Appliquées (INSA Lyon)
MSc Structural and functional Biochemistry (2006) University of Lyon I

Research Interests:
Microalgal physiology
Biochemistry and ecology
Lipid biochemistry

Publications (published) :
Francis Mairet, Olivier Bernard, Pierre Masci, Thomas Lacour and Antoine Sciandra. 2011. Modelling neutral lipid production by the microalga Isochrysis aff. Galbana under nitrogen limitation. Bioresource Technology 102: 142-149.
Thomas Lacour, Antoine Sciandra, Amélie Gelay, Patrick Mayzaud, Olivier Bernard. 2012. Neutral lipids and carbohydrates productivities as a response to the nitrogen status in the Haptophyceae Isochrysis sp. (T-iso): starvation vs. limitation. J. Phycol. 48: 647-56.
Thomas Lacour, Antoine Sciandra, Amélie Gelay, Patrick Mayzaud, Olivier Bernard (Submitted) Diel variations of carbohydrates and neutral lipids in N-sufficient and N-limited cyclostat cultures of Isochrysis sp. J. Phycol. 48: 966-975.

Publications (submitted) :
Thomas Lacour, Marc Boutoute, Antoine Sciandra, Patrick Mayzaud (Submitted) Response of Isochrysis sp. glycolipids and constitutive fatty acids to Nitrogen limitation and Light/Dark cycle: a role in photosynthesis ?