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Francois Lebreton

Jacques Ravel

Dr. Francois Lebreton obtained his PhD in microbiology in 2012 from the University of Caen (France) and completed his postdoctoral training in microbial genomics at Harvard Medical School and The Broad Institute. Since 2019, Dr. Lebreton is the head of bioinformatics within the Multidrug-resistant organism Repository & Surveillance Network (MRSN) at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research. His team uses next generation sequencing and comparative genomics to provide global surveillance and real-time, routine analysis of MDR bacterial outbreaks in large hospital networks.