16th International Symposium of Trace Elements in man and Animals
Patrice Couture, PhD

Patrice Couture, PhD, Prof.

Affiliation and position:

Full professor, Institut national de la recherche scientifique, Centre Eau Terre Environnement, Québec City, QC Canada

Research interests:

  1. Aquatic Ecotoxicology of metals
  2. Fish and invertebrate ecophysiology
  3. Multistress in aquatic systems
  4. Ectotherm metabolism

Key publications for the last 5 years:

  1. Couture P, Pyle G (2011) Field studies on metal accumulation and effects in fish. In: Wood CM, Farrell AP, Brauner CJ (eds) Fish Physiology, Vol Volume 31, Part 1. Academic Press, p 417-473
  2. Pierron F, Normandeau E, Defo M, Campbell P, Bernatchez L, Couture P (2011) Effects of chronic metal exposure on wild fish populations revealed by high-throughput cDNA sequencing. Ecotoxicology 20:1388-1399
  3. Defo MA, Pierron F, Spear PA, Bernatchez L, Campbell PGC, Couture P (2012) Evidence for metabolic imbalance of vitamin A2 in wild fish chronically exposed to metals. Ecotox. Environ. Saf. 85:88-95
  4. Rosabal M, Pierron F, Couture P, Baudrimont M, Hare L, Campbell PGC (2015) Subcellular partitioning of non-essential trace metals (Ag, As, Cd, Ni, Pb, and Tl) in livers of American (Anguilla rostrata) and European (Anguilla anguilla) yellow eels. Aquat. Toxicol. 160:128-141
  5. Couture P, Pyle G, Campbell PGC, Hontela A (2015) Using Perca as Biomonitors in Ecotoxicological Studies. In: Couture P, Pyle G (eds) Biology of Perch. CRC Press, Boca Raton, Fl, p 271-303

Journal referee:

  1. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology (The University of Chicago Press)
  2. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences (NRC Research Press)
  3. Environmental Pollution (Elsevier)
  4. Environmental Science and Pollution Research (Springer)
  5. Journal of Fish Biology (Wiley)

Scientific societies:

  1. Canadian Society of Zoologists
  2. Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC)
  3. Regroupement pour l’Écotoxicologie Aquatique du Québec (RÉAQ; reaq.ca) (Scientific director)

Personal web-page (Institutional/ResearchGate/LinkedIn):

http://www.ete.inrs.ca/patrice-couture