Dr Patrik Flammer is a cross-journal editor for BMC Medical Genomics and Genome Medicine and is based in the London office.
Dr Flammer earned a Bachelor’s degree in Biology and Biochemistry and a Master’s degree in molecular and cellular biology from the University of Zurich. For his Master’s project he worked on recombinant adenoviral vectors (oncolytic vectors for melanoma). He completed his DPhil at the University of Oxford where he was working on genetics and epidemiology of human intestinal parasites. His postdoctoral research extended this to include aspects of ancient DNA and epidemiology of infections in past populations.