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About Me

I'm graduated with a PhD in veterinary science and a Masters in Applied Microbiology. Currently a Posdoctoral scholar at University of California, Santa Cruz

Education

PhD in Veterinary Science, Microbiology and Infectious Disease

Faculté de médecine vétérinaire, Université de Montréal
May 2011 to September 2016
Short description

Study of micro-organisms in their natural environment. Development of techniques for culturing bacteria form biofilms. Effect of antibiotics on biofilm. Immune response towards biofilms. Phenotypic changes in biofilms cells.
GPA 3.85/4.3

1_Actinbacillus pleuropneumoniae biofilms induce lower response of porcine alveolar macrophages. S. Hathroubi, C. Provost, C. A. Gagnon and M. Jacques. Innate immunity
(http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27226465)

2_Biofilms: Bacterial shelters against antibiotics. S. Hathroubi, M.A Mekni, P. Domenico, D. Nguyen and M. Jacques. Microbial Drug Resistance
(http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27214143)

3_Surface polysaccharide mutants reveal that absence of O antigen reduces biofilm formation of Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae. S. Hathroubi, M.A. Hancock, J.T. Bossé, P.R. Langford, Y.D.N Tremblay, J. Labrie and M. Jacques. 2015. Infection and Immunity

(http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26483403).

4_Sub-inhibitory concentrations of penicillin G induce biofilm formation by field isolates of Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae. S. Hathroubi, S-È. Fontaine-Gosselin, Y.D.N. Tremblay, J. Labrie and M. Jacques. 2015. Vet Microbiology (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26130517).

5_Les biofilms bactériens : leur importance en santé animale et en santé publique. Y.D.N. Tremblay, S. Hathroubi and M. Jacques. 2014. Canadian Journal of Veterinary Research (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24688172).

Details and Extracurriculars
  • mutagenesis and characterization of biofilm mutants
  • The "viral biofilms" Out Of Context Seminar
  • Research Workshop pharmacokinetic / pharmacodynamic
  • Research Workshop Viral biofilms
  • Study of Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae pathogen pork biofilm