S├ębastien Gagneux, Associate Professor, PhD

Function(s)
Head of Unit, Head of Department

Qualification
Associate Professor of Infection Biology

Organisational Entity
Medical Parasitology and Infection Biology

Research activities at Swiss TPH

  • Population genomics of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
  • Ecology and evolution of antibiotic resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis
  • Genomic epidemiology of tuberculosis

Higher education

  • MSc, 1997: Biology & Medical Parasitology, Swiss Tropical Institute/University of Basel, Switzerland
  • PhD, 2001: Epidemiology, Swiss Tropical Institute/University of Basel, Switzerland
  • 2001-2005: Postdoc, Division of Infectious Diseases & Geographic Medicine, Stanford University, USA
  • 2005-2006: Postdoc, Institute for Systems Biology, Seattle, USA

Work experience

  • 2016-present: Associate Professor of Infection Biology, Swiss TPH/University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
  • 2016-present: Head of Department, Department of Medical Parasitology & Infection Biology, Swiss TPH, Basel, Switzerland
  • 2014-2016: Deputy Head of Department, Department of Medical Parasitology & Infection Biology, Swiss TPH, Basel, Switzerland
  • 2010-2016: SNF-Professor, Swiss TPH/University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
  • 2007-2010: Programme Leader, Medical Research Council, National Institute for Medical Research, London, UK
  • 2006-2007: Senior Scientist, Institute for Systems Biology, Seattle, USA
  • 2001: Research fellow, Department of Medical Parasitology & Infection Biology, Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel, Switzerland
  • 1997: Research fellow, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health, Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel, Switzerland