Guillaume Blanchet

Assistant Professor,
Université de Sherbrooke

Département de Biologie
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2007/9 - 2012/11 PhD, Biologie de la conservation, University of Alberta 2005/5 - 2008/1 MSc, Sciences biologiques, Université de Montréal 2002/1 - 2005/4 BSc, Sciences biologiques - Physiologie animale, Université de Montréal


I am interested in the development of mathematical and statistical methods specifically designed to approach questions in biology.

Prizes and honours

2018/6 Excellence Award / Prix d'excellence - Centre des sciences de la biodiversité du Québec 2017/6 - 2017/6 Excellence Award / Prix d'excellence - Centre de la science de la biodiversité du Québec 2014/6 - 2014/6 Chancellor's travel grant - University of Helsinki 2010/9 - 2011/4 Queen Elizabeth II scholarship for doctoral students - Government of Alberta 2009/10 - 2009/10 International Society for Ecological Modelling's (ISEM) Young Researcher Paper Prize - International Society of Ecological Modelling 2009/9 - 2010/4 Queen Elizabeth II scholarship for doctoral students - Government of Alberta 2008/9 - 2009/4 Queen Elizabeth II scholarship for doctoral students - Government of Alberta 2008/9 - 2009/4 William H. McCardell memorial scholarship in forest science - University of Alberta 2008/9 - 2009/4 Margaret (Peg) Brown award in environmental studies and wildlife resources - University of Alberta 2007/9 - 2007/12 Graduate Research Assitantship Funds - University of Alberta

Relevant QCBS research themes


15- Prediction of Mortality in Hemodialysis Patients Using Moving Multivariate Distance
Liu M , Legault V , Fülöp T , Côté A , Gravel D , Blanchet F G , Leung D L , Lee S J , Nakazato Y , Cohen A A ,
2021 Frontiers in Physiology (Date Added: 2021-04-02)

14- Influence of Deep-Water Corals and Sponge Gardens on Infaunal Community Composition and Ecosystem Functioning in the Eastern Canadian Arctic
Pierrejean, M, Grant, C, Neves, BDM, Chaillou, G, Edinger, E, Blanchet, FG, Maps, F, Nozais, C, Archambault, P
2020 Frontiers in Marine Science (Date Added: 2020-07-22)

13- Milk composition in a wild mammal: a physiological signature of phenological changes
Renaud, L-A, Rousseu, F, Blanchet, FG, Cohen, AA, Festa-Bianchet, M, Pelletier, F
2020 Oecologia (Date Added: 2020-07-01)

12- Co-occurrence is not evidence of ecological interactions
Blanchet, FG, Cazelles, K, Gravel, D
2020 Ecology Letters (Date Added: 2020-06-03)

11- A comprehensive evaluation of predictive performance of 33 species distribution models at species and community levels
Norberg, A, Abrego, N, Blanchet, FG, Adler, FR, Anderson, BJ, Anttila, J, Araújo, MB, Dallas, T, Dunson, D, Elith, J, Foster, SD, Fox, R, Franklin, J, Godsoe, W, Guisan, A, O'Hara, B, Hill, NA, Holt, RD, Hui, FKC, Husby, M, Kålås, JA, Lehikoinen, A, Luoto, M, Mod, HK, Newell, G, Renner, I, Roslin, T, Soininen, J, Thuiller, W, Vanhatalo, J, Warton, D, White, M, Zimmermann, NE, Gravel, D, Ovaskainen, O
2019 Ecological Monographs (Date Added: 2019-08-29)

10- Factors affecting feelings of justice in biodiversity conflicts: Toward fairer jaguar management in Calakmul, Mexico
Lecuyer, L, Calmé, S, Blanchet, FG, Schmook, B, White, RM
2019 Biological Conservation (Date Added: 2019-07-15)

9- Causes and short-term consequences of variation in milk composition in wild sheep
Renaud, L-A, Blanchet, FG, Cohen, AA, Pelletier, F
2019 Journal of Animal Ecology (Date Added: 2019-04-28)

8- Modelling the effect of directional spatial ecological processes for a river network in Northern Italy
Pollice, A, Jona-Lasinio, G, Gaglio, M, Blanchet, FG, Fano, EA
Ecological Indicators (Date Added: 2021-03-10)

6- Endemic infection can shape exposure to novel pathogens: Pathogen co-occurrence networks in the Serengeti lions
Fountain-Jones, NM, Packer, C, Jacquot, M, Blanchet, F, Terio, K, Craft, ME
Ecology Letters (Date Added: 2021-03-10)

5- Multiscale patterns and drivers of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal communities in the roots and root-associated soil of a wild perennial herb
Rasmussen, PU, Hugerth, LW, Blanchet, FG, Andersson, AF, Lindahl, BD, Tack, AJM
New Phytologist (Date Added: 2021-03-10)

4- Related herbivore species show similar temporal dynamics
Blanchet, FG, Roslin, T, Kimura, MT, Huotari, T, Kaartinen, R, Gripenberg, S, Tack, AJM
Journal of Animal Ecology (Date Added: 2021-03-10)

3- Effects of biotic interactions on modeled species' distribution can be masked by environmental gradients
Godsoe, W, Franklin, J, Blanchet, FG
Ecology and Evolution (Date Added: 2021-03-10)

2- Contrasting spatial and temporal trends of protected area effectiveness in mitigating deforestation in Madagascar
Eklund, J, Blanchet, FG, Nyman, J, Rocha, R, Virtanen, T, Cabeza, M
Biological Conservation (Date Added: 2021-03-10)

1- Extending Joint Models in Community Ecology: A Response to Beissinger et al
Warton, DI, Blanchet, FG, O'Hara, R, Ovaskainen, O, Taskinen, S, Walker, SC, Hui, FKC
Trends in Ecology and Evolution (Date Added: 2021-03-10)