Our Team

Claire Guinat

As the Principal Investigator (PI), Claire is a research fellow at INRAE and specializes in veterinary epidemiology and animal infectious disease research. Her expertise lies in integrating epidemiological and genetic data to understand transmission and emergence factors.

Erik Karlsson

Erik is the Deputy Head of the Virology Unit at Institut Pasteur du Cambodge (IPC) and the Director of the National Influenza Center and WHO H5 Reference Laboratory. His experience and research focus on advancing Early Warning systems for endemic and emerging viruses through improved surveillance and detection at high-risk human-animal-environmental interfaces.

Veasna Duong

Veasna is overseeing the Virology unit at Institut Pasteur du Cambodge (IPC). He has experience in research and surveillance activities of arboviruses and emerging zoonotic viruses focusing on diagnosis, molecular epidemiology, understanding the host-pathogen interaction including study of pathogenicity and transmission dynamic.

Malen Chan

Malen is a senior research technician in the Epidemiology and Public Health Unit at Institut Pasteur du Cambodge (IPC). She has a background in epidemiology. She has expertise that extends to coordinating field initiatives like avian influenza and rabies and managing data at Rabies Prevention Centers.

Mathilde Paul

Mathilde is a senior lecturer in epidemiology and avian population medicine at Toulouse Vetschool (ENVT). ​Her key research interests focus on how farmers’ behaviours and anthropogenic factors can shape the spatio-temporal distribution of infectious diseases such as avian influenza.