Jerome F. Bouquet, PhD
Director at GSK & Former Postdoctoral Fellow University of California, San Francisco

Dr. Bouquet is a 2014 Bay Area Lyme Foundation Emerging Leader Award winner and fellow at UCSF in the laboratory of Dr. Charles Chiu studying infectious disease, particularly Lyme and other tick-borne illnesses.  His current project focuses on RNA transcriptome profiling with intent to develop a host biomarker assay for lyme diagnosis. Dr. Bouquet received his PhD from in Virology from Université Pierre et Marie Curie, France, working on the genotypic and phenotypic characterization of hepatitis E virus from human and animals and the evaluation of the zoonotic risk. For a more detailed summary of his current Lyme-related work, click here.