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Dr. Marie-Claude Audet is an Assistant Professor in nutrition, stress and mental health in the School of Nutrition Sciences at the University of Ottawa. She also holds an adjunct scientist appointment at the Institute of Mental Health Research (Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre) and an adjunct professor appointment in the Department of Neuroscience at Carleton University. Before joining the University of Ottawa in 2017, Dr. Audet has a scientist position at the Institute of Mental Health Research (Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre) where she established a research program on the gut microbiota-immune-brain axis, stress, and mental health. She also completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the Department of Neuroscience at Carleton University during which she examined the contribution of brain inflammatory factors to stress-related disorders (depression, anxiety).