Between 1999 and 2001, he spent six months working in the Adaptive Dynamics Network thanks to two grants from the Theoretical Biology of Adaptation program of the European Scientific Foundation. He returned to ADN in November 2001 as a full-time staff member to work in the European ModLife project. Dr. Ernande studied biology (molecular biology, genetics, animal physiology, marine biology, ecology and evolution) at the Ecole Normale Supérieure (Paris) and at the University Pierre et Marie-Curie (Paris). In 1997, he received his masters degree in evolutionary ecology and obtained an appointment as a lecturer and teaching assistant at the University of La Rochelle. He received his PhD in 2001 from the Marine Ecology and Aquaculture Research Centre (CREMA, L’Houmeau, France for his work on the genetics and the evolution of phenotypic plasticity.
Dr. Ernande’s fields of interest are marine biology, quantitative and population genetics, life-history evolution and more specifically the evolution of developmental strategies and plastic life-history traits.
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