Swiss TPH/University of Basel
Sébastien Gagneux, PhD
Sébastien Gagneux is 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, he worked as a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford University and at the Institute for Systems Biology in Seattle, USA. He then started his own laboratory at the MRC National Institute for Medical Research in London, UK, before joining Swiss TPH. His research focuses on the ecology and evolution of Mycobacterium tuberculosis with a particular focus on antimicrobial resistance.