Head of lab



Jacob Koella:

Evolutionary ecology of host-parasite interactions



Technical staff

Olivier Rais


Alfonso Rojas​

PhD students




Alessandro Belli:

Evolutionary physiology of mosquito-microsporidian interactions


 Jon Hamley:

Co-evolution of mosquito and parasite life-histories:

 theory and experiments


Gael Hauser:

Evolutionary ecology of parasites


Kevin Thiévent:

Interaction between behavioral manipulation by malaria

and the efficacy of insecticides



Giacomo Zilio:

Co-evolution between mosquitoes and microsporidian

transmission strategies


Masters students

Lea Moesch

Obada Elaian


Former members


  •  Marek Kwiatkowski (2013-2014)


PhD students

  • Adam Saddler (2012-2013) 
  • Antoine Barreaux (2012-2016)
  • Michael Zeller (2013-2016)

Masters students

  • Philippe Birget (2013)
  • Kevin Thiévent (2013-2014)