Philippe Lemercier

Philippe Lemercier

Geneva, Switzerland


Philippe Le Mercier is Head of Swiss-Prot virus program at SIB  Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics in Geneva, and board-director at European virus bioinformatics center (EVBC). After obtaining a  virology PhD in Pasteur Institute/Paris, he performed a post-doc In Geneva medical school studying respiratory viruses. In 2004 he moved to Swiss-Prot and Database Bioinformatics. He created the ViralZone ( web site in 2008 to link viral sequences with textbook and literature knowledge. He has worked since 2006 on viral reference sequences, both at the protein (UniProt) or the nucleotide level (GenBank).

All session by Philippe Lemercier

  • Thursday19-Oct-2017

On the importance of databases