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Research Projects

1. Lichens and lichenicolous fungi from Belgium, Luxembourg and northern France: checklist, floristic database, atlas of distribution maps, and macrolichen flora.
With Damien Ertz (Brussels, Belgium), Emmanuël Sérusiaux (Liège, Belgium) and others.
www.lichenology.info

2. Lichens and lichenicolous fungi from the Indian Ocean, mainly Mauritius, Reunion and Seychelles.
With Damien Ertz (Brussels, Belgium).

3. Taxonomy and phylogeny of lichenicolous ascomycetes.
With Damien Ertz (Brussels, Belgium), James Lawrey (Fairfax, Virginia, U.S.A.) and others.
www.lichenicolous.net

4. Phylogeny and taxonomy of lichenicolous heterobasidiomycetes.
With Ana Millanes (Madrid, Spain), Mats Wedin (Stockholm, Sweden) and others.

5. Phylogeny and taxonomy of lichenicolous homobasidiomycetes.
With James Lawrey (Fairfax, Virginia, U.S.A.) and others.

6. Phylogeny and taxonomy of lichenicolous Helotiales.
With Ave Suija (Tartu, Estonia) and others.

Curriculum vitae

Education

Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
Licence en Mathématiques, 1979-83

Université de Liège, Belgium
Studies in Computer Science, 1986-87

Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
PhD Sciences/Botany, 1989

Professional Experience

1983-2019 Teacher in Mathematics. Ecole de Commerce et de Gestion, Luxembourg.

1989- Research associate. National Natural History Museum, Luxembourg.

Awards

2019. Edward Tuckerman Award. For the best paper in lichenology published in The Bryologist during 2018. Awarded by the American Bryological and Lichenological Society.

2004. Edward Tuckerman Award. For the best paper in lichenology published in The Bryologist during 2003. Awarded by the American Bryological and Lichenological Society.

1991. Van Rompaey Award. For the best paper in botany in Belgium and Luxembourg during the past two years. Awarded by the National Botanic Garden of Belgium.

1979. 11th European Philips Contest for Young Scientists and Inventors, Oslo, Norway. Certificate of Distinction.

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