Samuel Alizon

Research director at the CNRS and exploiter team leader. Theoretical evolutionary ecologist specialised in the study of infectious diseases, with a particular interest in human parasites such as HIV, HCV, malaria, ebola or HPV.

Carmen Lía Murall

ERC Post-doctoral fellow on papillomavirus ecology and evolution.

Christian Selinger

ERC Post-doctoral fellow in biostatistics, genomics and epidemiology.

Emma Saulnier

Post-doctoral researcher in phylodynamics (co-advisor: Olivier Gascuel).

Josquin Daron

FRM research fellow in cancer and virus genomics (co-mentor: Nacho Bravo).

Massilva Rahmoun

Immunologist and clinical researcher working on the EVOLPROOF project.

Gonché Danesh

FRM PhD candidate on phylodynamics of HIV and coinfecting viruses (co-supervisor: Marc Choisy).

Jérôme Bourret

Montpellier University PhD candidate working on virus evolution in chronic infection (co-supervisor: Nacho Bravo).

Claire Bernat

Egineer in biology working on the EVOLPROOF project.

Camille Mayeux

B2E MSc student working on HPV epidemiology (co-supervisor: Nacho Bravo).



Matthew Hartfield

ATIP-Avenir post-doctoral fellow (2012-2014) on virus evolutionary dynamics. Now a Marie Skłodowska-Curie research fellow.

PhD candidates

Mircea Sofonea

ENS PhD candidate on modelling multiple infections and virulence evolution (co-supervisor: Yannis Michalakis). Now a post-doctoral research fellow at the CEFE in Montpellier.

MSc students

Mathieu Moslonka-Lefebvre

MSc Student at ETH (2009) on modelling epidemics on networks (co-supervisor: Sebastian Bonhoeffer).

Susan V. Cousineau

MEME MSc Student (2011-2012) on sex heterogeneity and the evolution of virulence.

Eileen Rebecca Butterfield

MEME MSc Student (2011-2012) on the project modelling the evolution of resistance and tolerance (co-supervisor: Yannis Michalakis).

Jessica Abbate

Chateaubriand fellowship (2011) on epidemiological modelling of plant pathogens (supervisor: Janic Antonovics).

Guilhem Heinrich

MSA MSc Student (2012) on linking epidemiology and phylogenetics (co-supervisor: Olivier Gascuel).

Eugene Geidelberg

MEME MSc Student (2014-2015) on modelling the evolution of drug resistance in HIV at the within- and between-host levels.

Tsukushi Kamiya

MEME MSc Student (2014) on the coevolution of immunosuppression and virulence.

Lafi Aldakak

MEME MSc Student (2015) on modelling ebola virus virulence evolution (co-supervisor: Mircea Sofonea).

Yağmur E. Erten

MEME MSc Student (2015) on modelling virulence evolution in a heterogeneous environment (co-supervisor: Sébastien Lion).

Danesh Gonché

BCD MSc student (2016) working on viral phylodynamics and the PANGEA contest (co-supervisor : Emma Saulnier).

Diede de Haan

MEME MSc student (2016) working on bioinformatics and virus genomics (co-supervisor : Nacho Bravo).

Luis F. V. V. Boullosa

MEME MSc student (2016) working on modelling virulence evolution (co-supervisor : Mircea Sofonea).

Stefano Tiso

MEME MSc student (2017) working on HPV diversity evolution (co-supervisor : Carmen Lía Murall).


Mélanie Pélissou

Technician in biology (2017-2018) on the EVOLPROOF project. Now working at

Gaëtan Peris

Computer scientist (2016) working on the EVOLPROOF project. Now working at GFI.

Matthieu Jung

Research engineer in computer sciences on the PEPS project (2012). Now at the CNRS in Strasbourg at the IGBMC.


Christian Althaus (Bern)

Sebastian Bonhoeffer (Zürich)

Barbara Boldin (Primoska)

Nathalie Boulle (Montpellier)

Ignacio Bravo (Montpellier)

Marc Choisy (Hanoi)

Jaap de Roode (Emory)

Chistophe Fraser (London)

Olivier Gascuel (Montpellier)

Gonzague Jourdain (Chiang Mai)
Sébastien Lion (Montpellier)

Fabio Luciani (Sydney)

Pierre-Olivier Méthot (Laval)

Yannis Michalakis (Montpellier)

Nicole Ngo-Giang-Huong (Chiang Mai)

Thomas Pradeu (Bordeaux)

Michel Segondy (Montpellier)