Marc EloitFounder & Scientific Advisor at PathoQuest
Marc Eloit is Professor of Virology at the Veterinary School of Maisons-Alfort and the head of the Pathogen Discovery laboratory at Institut Pasteur Paris, which is using Next Generation Sequencing as a routine method for discovering new viruses in human patients and animal reservoirs. He has been a member of the Virus Safety Committee, French Agency of Medicinal Products (1992-2012). He has served as a consultant to many companies on the field of virus safety of biologicals. He founded in 2010 Pathoquest, a spin-out of Institut Pasteur dedicated to the identification of pathogens using untargeted Next Generation Sequencing. He has been its CSO till the end of 2016 and acts currently as a scientific advisor for the company.