Laurent Kaiser

L. Kaiser is professor of medicine at the University of Geneva, Faculty of Medicine, Head of the Division of Infectious Diseases and Director of the Laboratory of Virology at the Geneva University Hospitals. The Division covers the full spectrum of infectious diseases encountered in a university
teaching hospital.

The laboratory of virology provides a panel of highly specialized tests, and integrates new technologies and new diagnostic assays to clinical care whenever this is relevant for patients or public health. The virology research team conducts clinical, diagnostic and translational investigations, in different fields of virology. The laboratory functions also
as the Swiss reference centers for influenza and emerging viral diseases, and was involved in the 2014-2015 Ebola crises, among others.