Romain Garnier

Senior Scientist

Romain is a veterinarian and disease ecologist passionate about using data to better understand the circulation and risk of diseases in human and animal populations. Over the course of his career, he has worked on multiple facets of the One Health approach. He has been involved in research projects ranging from bat viruses in Ghana, modeling the risk of emergence and potential vaccine needs for Nipah in Asia and MERS in the Middle East, or the impact of nematode parasites on sheep populations.

Romain is both an accomplished field and laboratory scientist and a skilled data analyst. He has experience in the development of mathematical and statistical models and the visualization of data in both R and Python. He has participated in and led multiple research projects and field efforts, as well as presented results and published over 30 papers in peer-reviewed journals.

Romain holds a DVM from the National Veterinary School of Nantes, France, and a Master of Science and a PhD from Supagro Montpellier, France. Over the course of his career, he has worked at prestigious academic institutions, including Princeton University, the University of Cambridge, and Georgetown University.