Dr. Sebastian Lequime, Pharm.D-PhD
Subject Matter Expert
Sebastian Lequime is a French virologist based in the Netherlands. He obtained his PhD from the Pasteur Institute (Paris, France) in 2016. His Ph.D. work was focused on the interaction between mosquitoes and flaviviruses and its impact on virus transmission and evolution. During his postdoc in Belgium (KU Leuven) he worked on various general aspects of virus evolution using phylodynamics to better understand viral epidemiology. He joined the university of Groningen (the Netherlands), where he is an assistant professor, in April 2020, to start his lab on virus ecology and evolution. He has co-authored 15 peer-reviewed publications.