Luc Bernier
Luc Bernier
Assistant Professor
General Science Building, Rm 202
(905) 525-9140 ext. 26364
(905) 546-0463

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Any Students seeking B.Sc. Academic Advising, should contact Kara Salvador,, ext. 20122

Not currently accepting graduate students.

Geomicrobiology, Environmental geochemistry of redox sensitive elements, Global biogeochemical cycles, Biological controls on climate change; Virology; Teaching philosophies.

  • Envir Sc 1C03 (Course Outline): Climate, Water and Environment (Term One) 2018-19
  • Envir Sc 1C03 (┬áCourse Outline): Climate, Water and Environment (Term Two) 2018-19
  • Geog 2EI3 (Course Outline): Environmental Issues (Term One), 2018-19
  • Geog 3EE3 (Course Outline): Energy and Society, (Term Two) 2018-19
  • Geog 3ER3 (Course Outline): Sustainability and the Economy (Term One) 2018-19
  • Earth Sc 3IN3 (Course Outline): Internship in Earth & Environmental Sciences (Term One/Two) 2018-19
  • Earth Sc 4IN3 (Course Outline): Thesis Internship (Term One/Two) 2018-19
  • Life Sc 2X03 (Course Outline): Environmental Life Sciences (Term Two), 2018-19

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Cowie B.R., Slater, G.F. Bernier L ., Warren L. 2009. Carbon isotope fractionation in phospholipid fatty acid biomarkers of bacteria and fungi native to an acid mine drainage lake. Organic Geochemistry 40: 956-962

Warren, L.A., Norlund K.L.I., and Bernier, L . 2008. Microbial thiosulphate reaction arrays: the interactive roles of Fe(III), O2 and microbial strain on disproportionation and oxidation pathways. Geobiology 6: 471-480.

Bernier, L. and Warren, L.A. 2007. Geochemical diversity in S processes mediated by culture-adapted and environmental enrichments of Acidithiobacillus spp . Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 71:5579-5846.

Bernier, L. , and L.A. Warren. 2005. Microbially driven acidity generation in a tailings lake. Geobiology 3: 115-133.

Bernier, L. , and L.A. Warren. 2003. Seasonal Geochemical Dynamics within an acid impacted tailings lake. Sudbury, 2003 Mining and the Environment. Proceedings of the 28th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Land Reclamation Association, May 2003, Sudbury, Ontario. [CD-ROM]. Center for Environmental Monitoring, Laurentian University, Sudbury, Ontario.

Mouland, A. J., J. Mercier, M. Luo, L. Bernier , L. DesGroseillers, and E. A. Cohen. 2000. The double-stranded RNA-binding protein, Staufen, is incorporated in Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 (HIV-1): evidence for a role in genomic RNA encapsidation. Journal of Virology 74: 5441-5451

Bisaillon, M., S. Senechal, L. Bernier , G. Lemay. 1999. A glycosyl hydrolase activity of mammalian reovirus sigma1 protein can contribute to viral infection through a mucus layer. Journal of Molecular Biology 286: 759-773

Murphy, D. G., B. Willems, J. Vincelette, L. Bernier , J. Cote, and G. Delage. 1996. Biological and clinicopathological features associated with hepatitis C virus type 5 infections. Journal of Hepatology 24: 109-113

Bernier, L. , B. Willems, G. Delage, and D. G. Murphy. 1996. Identification of numerous hepatitis C virus genotypes in Montreal, Canada. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 34: 2815-2818

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