Catherine Legrand

Catherine Legrand

Department of Biology and Environmental Science Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
44033, Kalmar/Växjö
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Senior Lecturer in Marine Ecology. Research interest in plankton ecology, microbial food webs, allelopathy, mixotrophy.

Current research topics include:

  • Phytoplankton ecology and allelopathy
  • Microbial food web dynamics and the role of algal allelochemicals in interactions between marine phytoplankton and bacteria
  • Impact of cyanobacteria on coastal fishes
  • Use of marine resources
  • Linking higher education and labour market in the marine/maritime sector in the Baltic Sea


  • Chairman of the quality assurance council (2016–2018)
  • Chairman of the committee for a sustainable future (2016–ongoing)
  • Chairman of the faculties' interest council concerning eHealth (FIRE) (2016–ongoing)
  • Member of the Climate commission, Kalmar County (2017–ongoing)
  • Member of Kalmarsundskommissionen, Kalmar County (2016–ongoing)
  • Member of the NOVA board, FoU, education and business development, Oskarshamn (2016–2018)
  • Member of GreenAct Kronoberg, Kronoberg County Administrative Board (2016–ongoing)
  • Member of Vattendelegationen Southeast Sweden, national commission (2015–ongoing)


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