CURRICULUM VITAE

 Personal Information

D.O.B: November 5th 1985
Nationality: French

Present Appointment

2013-present  Post-doctoral Research Associate in Cellular Physiology (ERC Advanced Grant). University of Glasgow, UK

Employment History

2012 -2013      University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
Post-doctoral position (South African National Research Foundation).

Academic Qualifications

 2008-2011       PhD in Ecophysiology. Lyon I University, France
 2006-2008      Master of research: Physiology and Neurosciences, Speciality integrative physiology under extreme environments. Lyon I University, France
2003-2006       Bachelor degree in Biology of Organisms and Populations. Dijon University, France

Grants and Awards

2017            Grant from The Company of Biologists, to support the organization of the symposium ‘Inside the black box: the mitochondrial basis of life-history variation and animal performance’ Jan 3-7, 2018 in San Francisco, CA. (£2.000)
2017            Grant from the National Science Foundation, USA, to support the organization of the symposium ‘Inside the black box: the mitochondrial basis of life-history variation and animal performance’ Jan 3-7, 2018 in San Francisco, CA. ($14.774)
2017            Grant from the Early Career Mobility Scheme, University of Glasgow, to support a collaborative project with the University of Sydney (£ 4.981)
2016           Short-listed for “Women of the Future” Awards, London
2016           Travel grant from the Society of Experimental Biology meeting in Brighton
2016           Award for minority awareness from Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology ($500)
2015           Award for outstanding oral presentation at the International Congress of Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry meeting (€500).
2015           Fee waiver for the International Congress of Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry meeting
2013           Award for original and innovative research idea at the Mitochondrial Integrative Physiology meeting
2012           Postdoctoral fellowship “Explora Pro, International Cooperation and Mobility” for a 10 months position in McMaster University, Canada (offer declined)
2011           Travel grants from the Astyanax International Meeting in Mexico
2010           Awarded for a multidisciplinary project from the Institute of Ecology and Environment along with Prof Yann Voituron (€ 10.000)
2009-2011           4 travel grants from the French Bioenergetics Society and from the local research institute
2008 to 2011       Ph.D. fellowship. Government of Higher Education and Research, France
2007-2008          Master fellowship. Government of Higher Education and Research, France (€ 5.000)

Teaching & Related Administration

2014 – present: Teaching at the University of Glasgow, UK
– Undergraduate: tutorials; animal physiology lab; guest lectures on my research
– Postgraduate: lecture on mitochondria in ecology and population biology

2008 – 2011:    Teaching at Lyon University, France
– Undergraduate: Labs of zoology, biology of reproduction and development, functional histology; tutorial of sustainable development
– Postgraduate: Labs of biology of reproduction and development, and of functional histology; examination committee

Student project supervision:
Tasmyn Adams (Bachelor of Zoology, Johannesburg, SA, 2012)
Meggie Typiak (Master of physiology, Lyon, France, 2011)
Lucie Poulain (Bachelor of biochemistry, Dijon, France, 2010)
Amélie Colombari (Master of physiology, Lyon, France, 2009/2010)
Claire Hemmer & Fabrice Legier (Master of physiology, Lyon, France, 2008/2009)

Research & Related Administration

– Institute representative on the Postdoctoral Researcher Forum, University of Glasgow (ongoing)
– Administrator of Institute ‘Physiology and Life-history’ special interest group (ongoing)
– Representative for the PhD candidate on the management meeting of the UMR 5023-CNRS (2010-2011)
– Representative for the PhD candidate on the management meeting of the School of Biology, Lyon 1 University (2010-2011)

Conference Contribution

Organizing symposium

2018: Mitochondria in changing climates: biosensors and mediators of animal resilience.Society of Experimental Biology, Italia.
2018: Inside the black box: the mitochondrial basis of life-history variation and animal performance.Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology, USA.

Oral presentations

Salin, K., Auer, S. K., Anderson, G. J., Selman, C. and Metcalfe, N. B. 2017. Society for Experimental Biology, Sweden.
Salin, K., Auer, S. K., Anderson, G. J., Selman, C. and Metcalfe, N. B. 2017. Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology, USA.
Salin, K., Auer, S. K., Anderson, G. J., Selman, C. and Metcalfe, N. B. 2016. Society for Experimental Biology, UK.
Salin, K., Auer, S. K., Rudolf, A. M., Anderson, G. J., Ciarns, A. G., Mullen, W., Hartley, R. C., Selman, C. and Metcalfe, N. B. 2016. Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology, USA.

  • Salin, K., et al. (2016). Oxidative stress as the physiological cost associated to metabolic rate. Integrative and Comparative Biology 56, E192-E192.
  • Salin, K., Auer, S. K., Rudolf, A. M., Anderson, G. J., Selman, C. and Metcalfe, N. B. 2016. Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology, USA.

  • Salin, K., et al. (2016). Mitochondrial properties as the proximate cause of variation in whole-animal metabolic rate.Integrative and Comparative Biology 56, E192-E192.
  • Salin K, Auer S.K., Anderson G, Selman C, Metcalfe N. 2015. Mitochondrial Integrative Physiology, Czech republic.
    Salin K, Auer S.K., Rudolf A, Anderson G, Selman C, Metcalfe N.B. 2015. 9th International Congress of Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry, Poland.
    Salin K, Auer S.K., Rudolf A, Anderson G, Selman C, Metcalfe N.B. 2015. Scottish Ecological Ageing Research Group meeting, UK.
    Salin K, Auer S.K., Anderson G, Selman C, Metcalfe N.B. 2014. Society of Experimental Biology meeting, UK.
    Salin K, Auer S.K., Anderson G, Selman C, Metcalfe N.B. 2014. Mini-symposium on oxidative stress, does it play a role in life histories and ageing? UK.
    Salin K, Auer S.K., Anderson G, Selman C, Metcalfe N.B. 2014. Scottish Ecological Ageing Research Group meeting, UK.
    Salin K. 2013. Scottish Ecological Ageing Research Group meeting, UK.
    Salin K. 2011. PhD candidate in Evolution, Ecosystems, Microbiology and Modelling meeting, France.
    Salin K, Roussel D. 2011. 5th MeetOchondrie meeting, , France.
    Salin K, Voituron Y, Mourin J, Hervant F. 2011. Astyanax International Meeting 2011, Mexico.
    Salin K, Roussel D, Rey B, Voituron Y. 2010. 16th European Bioenergetics Conference, Poland

  • Salin, K., et al. (2010). Growing fast and dying young: A mitochondrial coupling problem? Biochimica Et Biophysica Acta-Bioenergetics 1797, 62-62.
  • Salin K, Roussel D, Voituron Y. 2009. French Bioenergetics Society meeting, France.

    Poster contributions

    Salin K. 2014, 18th European BioEnergetics Conference, Portugal.

  • Salin, K. (2014). Measurement of in vivo ROS production in an aquatic organism using a probe targeting the mitochondria. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) – Bioenergetics 1837, Supplement, e65.
  • Killen S, Darden S, Salin K, Croft D. 2014. Society for Experimental Biology meeting. UK.
    Salin K, Roussel D, Benjamin Rey, Voituron Y. 2013. Mitochondrial Integrative Physiology, Austria
    Salin K, Rey B, Plénet S, Voituron Y, Roussel D, Luquet E. September 2011. 12th European Ecological Federation, Spain.
    Salin K, Voituron Y, Mourin J, Hervant F. 2011. 4th International Symposium of Environmental Physiology of Ectotherms and Plants, France.
    Salin K, Voituron Y, Mourin J, Hervant F. 2011. InBioProcess 2011, France.
    Salin K, Rey B, Hemmer C, Grolet O, Luquet E, Belouze M, Teulier L, Bony S, Gaillard I, Devaux A, Roussel D and Voituron Y. 2010. Ecologie 2010, France.
    Salin K, Rey B, Plénet S, Voituron Y, Roussel D, Luquet E. 2010. Ecologie 2010, France.
    Salin K, Roussel D, Benjamin Rey, Voituron Y. 2010. 16th European BioEnergetics Conference, Pologne.
    Salin K, Voituron Y, Mourin J, Colson C, Hervant F. 2008. 9th International Symposium of Subterranean Biology, Australia.

    Chairing sessions

    2017. Energetics. Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology, USA.
    2016. Energetics and Metabolism. Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology, USA.
    2015. Alterations of mitochondrial physiology in pathological states. Mitochondrial integrative physiology. Czech republic.

    Peer-reviewing

    I have reviewed manuscripts for the following journals:
    Biology Letters, Comparative and Biochemistry and Physiology, Functional Ecology, International Journal of Speleology, Journal of Applied Physiology, Journal of Experimental Biology, Journal of Experimental Zoology, Physiological and Biochemical Zoology, Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, Redox Biology.

    I have reviewed grant applications for the following funding organizations:
    Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, National Science Foundation.

    Public outreach

    STEM ambassador
    Glasgow Science Festival 2014: animation and reception
    Glasgow Science Festival 2017: key invited speaker at a Café Scientifique

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