Université Laval
Pavillon Charles-Eugène-Marchand
1030, avenue de la Médecine
Local 3155 (Bureau)
Québec (Québec), G1V 0A6, Canada

Alexandra Bourgeois

Undergraduate Research Intern, Autumn 2019

Laval University – Institute of integrative biology and systems

Alexandra Bourgeois is currently a third-year undergraduate student planning to graduate in 2020 with a B.Sc. degree in Microbiology from the Faculty of Science and Engineering, Laval University. She has worked, during the summer 2019, as a research assistant in the laboratory of Prof. Grant Vandenberg in the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Laval University, studying various aspects of the black soldier fly (Hermetia illucens) intestinal microbiome. She has now accepted a position as an undergraduate trainee in the synthetic biology laboratory of Dr. Abdel-Mawgoud at L’institut de Biologie Intégrative et des Systèmes (IBIS), Laval University. She has a particular interest in how, by using synthetic biology, microorganisms can be used to produce bioremediation and pharmaceutical products.


  1. 2020

    BSc in Microbiology

    Laval University – Faculty of Science and Engineering, Québec (Qc), Canada