Amélie Bérubé obtained a B.Sc. degree in Chemistry from the University of Montréal in 1999. She then completed a master’s degree in physical organic chemistry at Bryn Mawr College, PA (2001) under the supervision of Prof. Frank Mallory. She continued her graduate studies at Yale University where she obtained a Ph.D. degree (2006) working on the total synthesis of naturally occurring polycyclic terpenes under the supervision of Prof. John Wood. After graduation, she became Assistant Professor of Chemistry at St. Joseph College, CT. Since moving back to Montreal in 2007, she has taught at CEGEP de Saint-Laurent before joining John Abbott College in 2009.