Luis Barreiro received his undergraduate and Master’s degrees in Biotechnology at Lusófona University, Lisbon, Portugal. In 2008, he obtained his PhD in Human Population Genetics from the University of Paris VII, followed by a post-doc in the Department of Human Genetics at the University of Chicago. He is currently an Associate Professor at the Université de Montréal, and a researcher at the CHU Sainte-Justine. He holds a Canada Research Chair in Functional Genomics of the Immune System. His work has been pioneer at using population genomic data to characterize the genetic basis of inter-individual differences in immune response to infectious agents.
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