Sylvie Renault

Associate Professor

Office W479 Duff Roblin
(204) 474-6914

(Graduate student position (MSc) available (valid driving license and field research experience required))

Research Interests

Physiology, Plant stress physiology, salinity stress, stress tolerance, interaction of plant abiotic and biotic stresses, salinity and herbivory interaction, land reclamation, revegetation of disturbed lands, Biodiversity, Ecology and Environment

Recent Publications

  • Abouelsaad I, Weihrauch D, Renault S. (2016). Differential expression of ammonium and nitrate transporters in roots of tomato plants exposed to salinity stress. Scientia Horticulturae 211, 70-78.
  • Renault S, Wolfe S., Markham J, Avila-Sakar G (2016). Increased resistance to a generalist herbivore in a salinity-stressed non-halophytic plant. AoB Plants 8.
  • Youssef M, Mira M, Renault S, Hill R, Stasolla C. (2016). Phytoglobin expression influences soil flooding response of corn plants. Annals of Botany 118.
  • Young, I., Renault S. and Markham J (2015). Low levels organic amendments improve fertility and plant cover on non-acid generating gold mine tailings. Ecological Engineering 74, 250-257.
  • Davis, L, Sumner, M., Stasolla C. and Renault, S. (2014). Salinity-induced changes in the root development of a northern woody species Cornus sericea. Botany 92, 597-606.

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Important Dates

March 20: Start of Summer term registration

March 30: Good Friday (University Closed)

April 1: Easter Sunday (University Closed)

Upcoming Seminars

General seminar: Stephanie Tkachuk, MSc Defense: “A forward genetic screen for Caenorhabditis elegans pharyngeal gland cell defects and characterization of mutagenized strains with a homozygous viable gland cell under migration” — Friday, March 23 at 2 p.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Dr. Virginia Trimble: “TBA” — Friday, March 23 at 3 p.m., 527 Buller.

General seminar: Dr. Paul Cremer: “TBA” — Friday, April 6 at 3 p.m., 527 Buller.