After completing a PhD in art history on the conceptualization of identity and the human figure in bioart, Marianne Cloutier pursued post-doctoral training at the Department of biological sciences, Université de Montréal. From 2016 to 2018, she participated in a concerted action by the Fonds de recherche du Québec (FRQ) on responsible conduct in research-creation. She is co-author of a guide on the CRRC issues. She was also co-curator of the Art + Bioéthique exhibition (Galerie Espace Projet, 2016). She teaches art history and research-creation approaches at the University of Montreal and at the Université du Québec à Montreal.