Dr Oceane Nicolitch


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2018 – Present

Research Associate in Microbial Ecology: “Developing a trait-based framework for predicting soil microbial community response to extreme events” (NERC-funded project) with Franciska de Vries and Chris Knight in the Soil and Ecosystem Ecology lab, University of Manchester, United Kingdom

2014 – 2017

PhD in Forest Biology: “Impact of inorganic nutrient availability on the taxonomic and functional structure of forest soil bacterial communities”, supervised by Stéphane Uroz and Marie-Pierre Turpault in the Tree-Microbes Interactions and Biochemistry of Forest Ecosystems units, INRA – Nancy, France

2012 – 2014

Honours MSc Microbiology: specialisation in microbial biotechnologies at Université de Lorraine, Nancy, France

 2011 – 2012

Honours BSc Biology, Biochemistry, Earth and Environment at Université Reims-Champagne-Ardennes, France

2009 – 2011

CPGE Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Earth Sciences (Intensive program preparing for the national competitive exam for entry to engineering schools) at Lycée Clemenceau – Reims, France

Areas of expertise

  • Q Science (General) - Microbiology, Bacteriology, Microbial communities, Enzymatic activities, Ecology, Ecosystem functioning, Soil biochemical cycles, Soil Fertility, Soil Respiration, Soil Sciences, Molecular biology, Next generation sequencing, Grassland soils, Forest soils, Experimental design, Field studies, Microcosm studies, Academic Writing, Climate Change, Data mining, R software

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