Canadian Forest Service employee directory

Danny Rioux

Research Scientist, Forest Pathology
Laurentian Forestry Centre
1055 Du P.E.P.S. Street, P.O. Box 10380
Québec, Quebec, G1V 4C7

Tel.: (418) 648-3127


Understanding of pathogen/insect and host interactions using a variety of microscopy techniques supported, if needed, by biochemical or molecular biology analyses.

Obtaining data to help improve Canada’s evaluation of the phytosanitary risks related to sudden oak death.

Tree defense mechanisms in response to abiotic stresses.

Stimulation of tree defense mechanisms, including compartmentalization.

Physiology of wood differentiation.

Associate professor at Université Laval, where he supervises graduate students.


Bachelor’s degree in forest engineering from Université Laval (1983) and Ph.D. in forest science from the same university (1989).


Canadian Forest Service research projects