PhD, Université of Rennes, 2001
Habilitation to supervise research (HDR), Université de la Réunion, 2015
Describe past or present professional activities relevant to bananas:
I have worked on the epidemiology and population diversity of the Moko disease agent (Ralstonia solanacearum), mostly in the Carribean and Guyanas. I work now on the ecology and population biology of Xanthomonas campestris pv.musacearum, causing the Ensete and Banana Xanthomonas Wilt in Eastern and Central Africa.