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Faculty of Science School Of Geography & Earth Sciences
Faculty of Science

School Of Geography & Earth Sciences

Luc Bernier
Luc Bernier

Contact Info

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

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

Not currently accepting graduate students.

Courses

  • Envir Sc 1C03 (Course Outline): Climate, Water and Environment (Term Two) 2017-18
  • Earth Sc/Envir Sc/Geog 2EI3 (Course Outline): Environmental Issues (Term One), 2017-18
  • Earth Sc 2GG3 (Course Outline): Natural Disasters, (Term One, Two) 2017-18
  • Geog 3ER3 (Course Outline): Sustainability and the Economy (Term Two) 2017-18
  • Earth Sc 3IN3 (Course Outline): Internship in Earth & Environmental Sciences (Term One/Two) 2017-18
  • Earth Sc 4IN3 (Course Outline): Thesis Internship (Term One/Two) 2017-18
  • Life Sc 2H03 (Course Outline): Environmental Life Sciences, 2017-18

Publications

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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

McMaster University - Faculty of Science

Mailing Address

School of Geography and Earth Sciences
McMaster University

General Sciences Building, Room 206
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
L8S 4K1

Contact Information

Office Hours:
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Telephone Inquiries:
+1 (905) 525-9140 ext.24535
Email Inquiries:
sges@mcmaster.ca

McMaster University - Faculty of Science

Mailing Address

School of Geography and Earth Sciences
McMaster University

General Sciences Building, Room 206
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
L8S 4K1

Contact Information

Office Hours:
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Telephone Inquiries:
(905) 525-9140 ext. 24535
Email Inquiries:
sges@mcmaster.ca