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Senior Research Associate

PhD: School of Engineering, Laurentian University
BSc: Biology, Laurentian University

Research & Development: www.ongen.ca
email: sm_desjardins@laurentian.ca

PREVIOUS


  • May 2016-August 2016: Remote sensing, Discovery Air, Sudbury, Canada
  • May 2015-August 2015: Remote sensing, Dsicovery Air, Sudbury, Canada
  • 2015: Graduate Certificate, Environmental Monitoring and Impact Assessment, Cambrian College, Canada


Research Interests


  • Utilization of industrial emissions
  • Microalgae biodiesel production
  • Developing algae growth in cold climates


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Publications & Presentations


  • Desjardins. S.M., Laamanen, C.A., Basiliko, N. and Scott, J.A. (2021) Selection and re-acclimation of bioprospected acid-tolerant green microalgae suitable for growth at low pH. Extremophiles. 25:2, 129-141
  • Laamanen, C.A., Desjardins, S.M., Senhorinho, G.N.A. and Scott, J.A. (2021) Harvesting microalgae for health beneficial dietary supplements. Algal Research. 54, 102189
  • Desjardins, S.M., Laamanen, C.A., Basiliko, N. and Scott, J.A. (2020) Utilization of lipid-extracted biomass (LEB) to improve the economic feasibility of biodiesel production from green microalgae. Environmental Reviews. 28:3, 325-338
  • Desjardins,S., Quesnel, W., Muinonen, S., Laamanen, C.A., Basiliko, N. and Scott, J.A. (2019) Use of acidophilic bioprospected microalgae with industrial off-gas emissions for the production of biodiesel. 22nd Conference on Process Integration, Modelling and Optimization for Energy Saving and Pollution Reduction. Agios Nikolaos, Crete, Greece.
  • Desjardins,S., Quesnel, W., Muinonen, S., Laamanen, C.A., Basiliko, N. and Scott, J.A. (2019) Bioprospecting acidophilic and acid-tolerant microalgae for the production of biodiesel. Mining and Environment International Conference. Sudbury, Canada.