Dr. Sébastian Gagneux National Institute for Medical Research, UK1 Talk
Sébastien Gagneux is Associate Professor of Infection Biology and Head of Department at the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH)/University of Basel. After receiving his PhD from the University of Basel in 2001, he worked as a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford University and at the Institute for Systems... read moreBiology in Seattle. He then spent three years as a Program Leader at the MRC National Institute for Medical Research in London, UK before joining Swiss TPH in 2010. His research focuses on the evolution and ecology of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, and combines population genomics, molecular epidemiology and experimental approaches to determine the effect of bacterial variation on the host-pathogen interaction and the spread of drug resistance in tuberculosis.