Vincent Bourret, PhD

Vincent Bourret holds a doctorate degree in biology, specializing in population genomics, from the Université Laval. He joined the Protection de la faune du Québec in 2013 as head of morphological and genetic analyzes in the Biolegal Laboratory.

Since then, he has worked for more than 8 years providing support to the investigations of wildlife protection officers, in particular by carrying out morphological and genetic expertise, in addition to actively participating in the development of new methods. He has been managing the Biolegal Laboratory for the Protection de la faune du Québec since 2021 as Director of Partnerships and Expertise.

Since January 2023, he has been a lecturer in the bachelor’s degree in forensic science at the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, where he developed and offered for the first time in the winter session the Fauna and Flora Forensic course. An active member of the Society of Wildlife Forensic Sciences, he is committed to making this exceptional field of expertise known.