2015 INRA Awards. © INRA, Arnaud Veldeman

2015 INRA Awards

Lauriers 2015: Sylvain Delzon. BIOGECO Biodiversité, Gènes et Communautés. Bordeaux.. © INRA, MAITRE Christophe

Sylvain Delzon, a leader through and through

Sylvain Delzon, a research director at the Joint Research Unit for Biodiversity, Genes and Communities at INRA Bordeaux-Aquitaine, is the recipient of the 2015 Promising Researcher Award. Meet the Gascon James Bond of ecophysiology, most promising actor.

Updated on 12/08/2015
Published on 12/08/2015

Sylvain Delzon, a research director at INRA since 2011, defies the law of cavitation to study the response of forests to climate change. In the field with an in situ monitoring device, but also in the lab with the cavitron which makes it possible to measure the resistance to drought of forest species from all over the world. For him, INRA is the ideal place to carry out his research at the intersection of ecology and agricultural science.