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Astrid Chanfon

Contact: astrid.chanfon@vetsuisse.unibe.ch

Astrid Chanfon graduated as Academical Technical Assistant specialized in Medical Parasitology from the University of Basel and the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute Basel and presented her thesis on the study of the immune responses against two fusion peptides of the 220 kDa Entamoeba hystolytica lectin in 1996.

Since then, she has worked in different research laboratories of various academical as well as industrial institutions including Hoffmann La Roche, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETHZ), The Genetics Company, The Australian National University (ANU), the Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular and Applied Ecology (IME) and the University of Bern.

During her career, she has gained ample technical and methodological expertise in molecular biology, molecular genetics, biochemistry and immunology developing and strengthening along her organizational skills while managing several projects and the everyday flow of the laboratory.

From September 2017, Astrid has joined COMPATH providing technical and organizational expertise and support.