Michel Tibayrenc, MD, PhD, has worked on the genetics and evolution of infectious diseases for more than 35 years. He is a director of research emeritus at the French Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD), the founder and editor-in-chief of Infection, Genetics and Evolution (Elsevier), and the founder and principal organizer of the international congresses MEEGID (molecular epidemiology and evolutionary genetics of infectious diseases), supported and managed by Elsevier. He is the author of more than 200 international papers (H index = 47). With his collaborator Jenny Telleria, he is the founder and scientific adviser of the Bolivian Society of Human Genetics (2012).
Institut de recherche pour le développement (IRD; France)