November 18, 2010
Luc Brouillet is the Curator of the Marie-Victorin Herbarium and Professor at the Institut de recherche en biologie végétale, Department of Biological Sciences at University of Montréal. Additionally, he is the regional coordinator for Eastern Canada (Ontario-Quebec-Maritimes), Greenland and the French islands of Saint Pierre and Miquelon for the Flora of North America Project, and is currently chair of the FNA Association. He was on the plants subcommittee (1988 to 2006) for the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC), on the Newfoundland Rare Plant Project, and he is a member of the Friends of the Montreal Botanical Garden.
Dr. Brouillet’s research interests are in the molecular systematics and evolution of the Asteraceae (asters, daisies, sunflowers).