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educator , zoologist

Pierre Jaisson, French zoologist, educator. Achievements include discovery of social imprinting in ants. President French Section International Union Study Social Insects, Paris, 1980—1983, Society Française pour l'Etude du Comportement Animal, Paris, 1983—1985.

Background

Jaisson, Pierre was born on August 6, 1946 in Paris. Son of Jeanne Morin.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University Pierre-et-Marie Curie, Paris, 1975.

Career

Assistant professor animal biology University Tours, France, 1969—1970. Assistant professor psychophysiology University Paris 10, Nanterre, 1970—1972. Associate professor psychophysiology University Paris 13, Villetaneuse, 1972—1977, professor ethology, since 1977, president, 1982—1987, vice president research and postgraduate, 2003—2008.

President International Union Study Social Insects, Paris, 1990—1994, ECOS and ECOS-Sud, Paris, 1992—2001, European Commission ALFA II Group Science Experts, Brussels, 2000—2005, COFECUB, Paris, since 2006.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovery of social imprinting in ants.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) La fourmi et le sociobiologiste. Editor: Social Insects in the Tropics, Evolution and Culture. Author: La Hormiga y el Sociobiologo (Fondo de Cultura Economica), (films) Evolution sociale chez deux fourmis mexicaines, Analyse ontogénétique des comportements de soins aux cocons chez Formica.

      Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

President French Section International Union Study Social Insects, Paris, 1980—1983, Society Française pour l'Etude du Comportement Animal, Paris, 1983—1985.

Connections

Married Catherine Fournier, July 4, 1969. 1 child Sophie.

father:
Jeanne Morin Jaisson

spouse:
Catherine Fournier

child:
Sophie Jaisson