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Gaetan Leclair

Organic Chemist
Atlantic Forestry Centre
1350 Regent Street, P.O. Box 4000
Fredericton, New Brunswick, E3B 5P7

Tel.: (506) 452-3447



  • Organic synthesis of potential chemicals for lure and mitigation applications of exotic and native insect pests
  • Isolation, identification and synthesis of insect pheromones and kairomones

Areas of Interest:

  • Performance polymers
  • General organic synthesis
  • Chemical ecology
  • Device engineering

Current Research Projects

  • Brown Spruce Longhorn Beetle
  • Spruce Budworm
  • Balsam Gall Midge


  • M.Sc. in Organic Chemistry (2001), Université de Moncton
  • Ph.D. in Electrochromic Ruthenium Complexes (2008), Carleton University