Kyla Serres Research Scientist

Biographical sketch

Kyla hold a master’s degree in Eco-epidemiology from the University of Montpellier, with a specialisation in parasitic and infectious disease management and surveillance. Kyla conducted her master thesis project at the SpeLL lab and investigated the role of climate change on the emergence of Chikungunya virus in Europe. This research was conducted as part of the MOOD project which aims to develop innovative tools and services for the early detection, assessment, and monitoring of current and future infectious disease threats across the European continent. Kyla is interested in studying the emergence of infectious diseases by adopting a holistic approach that thoroughly examines the climatic and environmental factors that contribute to their dynamics.