Before integrating Cirad in 2009, she did a post-doc at the Faculty of Veterinary Science at Liverpool University (UK) on the effects of climate change on bluetongue in Europe and a PhD (in 2007) with the Medical Faculty of Besançon, Franche-Comté University (France) and Cirad on mapping favorable landscapes for Culicoides and bluetongue in France.
Helene GUIS (email@example.com) is a researcher in veterinary epidemiology (PhD, DVM) working at CIRAD (French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development) in AnimalS, health, Territories, Risks and Ecosystems Unit (ASTRE, https://umr-astre.cirad.fr/). She is currently based in Madagascar, in the Epidemiology and Clinical Research of Institut Pasteur de Madagascar (IPM) and at the National Center for Applied Research on Rural Development (FOFIFA) - Aquaculture, Livestock and Animal health Research Department (DRZVP) of the Malagasy National Research Center in Agriculture (FOFIFA). Her activities are part of the One Health - Indian Ocean DP (Partnership Research and Teaching System) (https://www.onehealth-oi.org/) which aims at leading integrated approaches in human and animal health in the Indian Ocean. Her main interests are spatial epidemiology (she has a MSc in geomatics), vector-borne diseases (mosquito and Culicoides-borne diseases), zoonoses (such as rabies) and One Health approaches. She is particularly interested on mapping and modelling distribution and dynamics of vectors and diseases.