Kristian Anderson

Kristian Andersen, PhD is a Professor at Scripps Research and Director of Infectious Disease Genomics. He is the Vice President of the Viral Hemorrhagic Fever Consortium and the Principal Investigator of the Center for Viral Systems Biology and the West African Emerging Infectious Disease Research Center. He is a PEW Biomedical Scholar and received his PhD from the University of Cambridge and performed postdoctoral work in Pardis Sabeti’s group at Harvard University. Investigating several aspects of infectious diseases, over the last decade he has spearheaded several large international collaborations investigating the spread and evolution of severe human pathogens, including SARS-CoV-2, Zika, Ebola, West Nile, and Lassa.