Serge Morand focuses his research on the evolutionary ecology of disease transmission with applications in health ecology. Field parasitologist, he is interested in the interconnections between biodiversity and health, particularly zoonotic infectious diseases, food-borne parasites or antimicrobial resistance at human-animal-environment interfaces. He has carried out numerous field works in South-East Asia (Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Philippines) and led several projects on the impacts of land use and climate change on biodiversity and health in Asia. from the South East. He has published numerous articles and edited special issues and books on these topics. Serge Morand belongs to CNRS and Cirad, currently based in Thailand at the Faculty of Veterinary Technology (Kasetsart University), and also Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Tropical Medicine (Mahidol University).
1 published article
The number infectious disease outbreaks–linked to global changes–has continued to increase in recent decades. To break this cycle of epidemics, agricultural development must reconcile ecological, social and health resilience goals.