Mejri, Sahar

Stagiaire postdoctorale
Téléphone : 418 723-1986 poste 1392
Local : O-262
Sahar.Mejri@uqar.ca
saharmejri@gmail.com

Research Interest

Fish reproductive physiology, Fish nutrition, Ontogeny and early life stages of fish, Biochemical composition, Metabolism and reproduction of aquatic organisms, Physiology and conservation physiology, physiological and biochemical adaptative mechanisms in fish, stress response.

1. Education

2009 Engineer in Fisheries (Environment and Marine Resources), Institut National Agronomique de Tunisie (INAT), Tunis, Tunisia
2011 M.Sc. Oceanography, Institut des Sciences de la Mer (ISMER), Université du Québec à Rimouski (UQAR), Quebec, Canada
2016 Ph.D. Oceanography, ISMER, Université du Québec à Rimouski (UQAR), Quebec, Canada

2. Professional History

2007-2008 Science Research Trainee (David Mouillot, Ph.D.), University of Montpellier 2, Unité de Recherche Mixte UMR 5119 « Ecosystèmes Lagunaires », Montpellier, France
2008 Environmental Technician, Nature and Science program with the collaboration of British Council, Sinai, Egypt and United Kingdom
2009-2011 Research Assistant (Réjean Tremblay, Ph.D. ; Céline Audet, Ph.D. ;Yvan Lambert, Ph.D.), ISMER, Université du Québec à Rimouski (UQAR), Quebec, Canada and Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO)-Gulf Region, Canada
2012-2013 Biologist (Marco Blanchet, B.Sc. ; Réjean Tremblay, Ph.D.), Fish Farm : Station Piscicole Trois-Lacs, Quebec, Canada
2013 Research Assistant (Chris C. Parrish, Ph.D.), Memorial University of Newfoundland, department of Ocean Sciences, St John’s, Newfoundland, Canada
2014 Research Assistant (Mari Moren, Ph.D.), National Institute of Nutrition and Seafood Research (NIFES), Bergen, Norway
2011-2015 Research Assistant (Réjean Tremblay, Ph.D. ; Céline Audet, Ph.D. ; Grant Vandenberg, Ph.D.), ISMER, Université du Québec à Rimouski (UQAR), Quebec, Canada and Université Laval, Quebec, Canada
2015 Responsible for Summer School in Oceanography, ISMER, Université du Québec à Rimouski (UQAR), Quebec, Canada
2016-present Post-doctoral fellow (Réjean Tremblay, Ph.D. ; Céline Audet, Ph.D. ; Grant Vandenberg, Ph.D.), ISMER, Université du Québec à Rimouski (UQAR), Quebec, Canada and Université Laval, Quebec, Canada


3. Selected Publications and Communications (10)

Publications

1. Mejri, S., (2016) Nutrient Dynamic during embryogenesis in Fish ; walleye (Sander vitreus) and Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides), Thesis dissertation, Université du Québec à Rimouski (UQAR), Quebec, Canada. DOI : 10.13140/RG.2.1.1560.6162

2. Mejri, S., Tremblay, R., Moren, M., Audet, C., Ben Khemis, I., Vandenberg, G., (2016) Differences in nutrient content of eggs and larvae as indicators of broodstock nutrition in walleye (Sander vitreus). Under review in Aquaculture.

3. Mejri, S., Tremblay, R., Lambert, Y., Audet, C., (2016) Fatty acid remodelling in Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) eggs in relation to hypoxia tolerance. Accepted in Marine Biology.

4. Mejri, S., Audet, C., Vandenberg, G.W., Parrish, C.C., Tremblay, R., (2014) Biochemical egg quality in a captive walleye (Sander vitreus) broodstock population relative to ovulation timing following hormonal treatment. Aquaculture, 431, 99-106. DOI : 10.1016/j.aquaculture.2014.03.022

5. Mejri, S., Tremblay, R., Audet, C., (2012) Influence of different levels of dissolved oxygen on the success of Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) egg hatching and embryonic development. Marine Biology. 159, 1693-1701. DOI : 10.1007/s00227-012-1957-y

6. Mejri, S., (2011) Détermination de l’influence de différentes teneurs en oxygène dissous (OD) sur le succès d’éclosion et d’embryogenèse chez le flétan de Groenland (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides). Master dissertation, Université du Québec à Rimouski (UQAR), Quebec, Canada. DOI : 10.13140/RG.2.1.1826.3449

Oral communication

7. Mejri, S., Tremblay, R., Audet, C., Lambert, Y., (2015) Influence of hypoxia on the success of egg hatching and embryogenesis fatty acid remodelling in Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides). Aquatic Biodiversity and Ecosystems, Liverpool, UK, August 30-2015.

8. Mejri, S., Tremblay, R., Moren, M., Audet, C., Ben Khemis, I., Vandenberg, G., (2015) Importance of micronutrient vitamin A and macronutrients fatty acids and amino acids in reproductive performance and egg biochemical composition of captive walleye (Sander vitreus). Aquaculture, Montpellier, France, August 23-2015.

9. Mejri, S., Tremblay, R., Lambert, Y., Audet, C., (2014) Does the fatty acid composition of Greenland halibut (Reinharditus hippoglossoides) eggs matter for hypoxia tolerance ? American Fisheries Society, Quebec, Canada, August 21-2014.

10. Mejri, S., Audet, C., Vandenberg, G.W., Parrish, C.C., Tremblay, R., (2013) Does the biochemical composition of eggs affect the ontogeny of walleye (Sander vitreus) ? International congress, Aquaculture 2013 : Celebrating 40 Years of Aquaculture, Gran Canaria, Spain, November 3-2013.

4. Ongoing Research Grants

Canadian Network of Centres of Excellence MITACS-postdoctoral grant n°IT07387-2016. 30 000$CAD

5. Ongoing Advising

NOTHING TO DECLARE

6. Academic Quantitative Indicators

1. Past scholarships

2009-2011 Master Excellence Scholarship- 37 000$CAN (2 yrs), National Government of Tunisia
2011-2013 Doctoral Excellence Scholarship- 54 000$CAD (2 yrs), Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)
2011-2014 Doctoral Excellence Scholarship- 37 000$CAN (3 yrs), National Government of Tunisia
2011-2014 International Conference Scholarship-4 000$CAD, Université du Québec à Rimouski (UQAR)
2014-2015 Doctoral Excellence Award- 14 500$CAD (1 yr), Aquaculture Network of Quebec (RAQ), Canada
2016 Postdoctoral Excellence Scholarship-9 000$CAD (1yr), Fonds d’amorçage de partenariat (FAP) UQAR_Merinov

2. Past supervisions :

Masters 1, Undergraduate students 2

3. Past national and international scientific conference communications :

National 5, International 6

7. Link to research profile

a) MyResearchID (G-6475-2016)- http://www.researcherid.com/rid/G-6475-2016
b) Google Scholar MyCitations- https://scholar.google.ca/citations?user=dj5PzNAAAAAJ&hl=en
c) Research Gate- https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Sahar_Mejri

8. Other Relevant Information

Communicated scientific results at 11 national and international conferences including the Aquatic Biodiversity and Ecosystems (2015), Aquaculture meeting (2013 and 2015), American Fisheries Society (2013 and 2014), la Nature Dans Tous Ses Éétats (2014), Meeting of Canadian Society of Zoologists (2011 and 2012), and Aquaculture Network of Quebec (2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015). A reviewer for Marine Biology and Aquaculture journals. Active member of American Fisheries society (AFS), Aquaculture Network of Quebec (RAQ) and the Canadian Society of Zoologists (CSZ). Student representative in the committee FONCER « training program toward the new collaboration and research experience » RAQ (2014, 2015), and student representative in Oceanography student association « Association Navire Étudiant du Module en Océanographie (NÉMO) » Quebec, Canada (2011, 2012).

Attended the summer school organised by “Regional Activity for Specially Protected Areas” for training in ArcGis mapping (Croatia and Mediterranean countries, 2008), an internship at National Institute of Nutrition and Seafood Research (NIFES), Bergen, Norway (2014) and at Memorial University of Newfoundland, Newfoundland, Canada (2013).

Dernier ajout:  mercredi 27 avril 2016