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Research interests

  • mathematical modeling in epidemiology and systems biology of infectious disease

  • stochastic processes

  • computational biology and biostatistics

  • global health

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Selected publications

Selinger C, Choisy M, Alizon S: Predicting COVID-19 incidence in French hospitals using human contact network analytics. International Journal of Infectious Diseases 2021

Bénéteau Th, Selinger C, Sofonea, MT, Alizon S: Episome partitioning and symmetric cell divisions: quantifying the role of random events in the persistence of HPV infections. accepted for publication in PLoS Computational Biology 2021

Reyné B, Selinger C, Sofonea MT, Miot S, Pisoni A, Tuaillon E, Bousquet JJ, Blain H, Alizon S: Analysing different exposures identifies that wearing masks and establishing COVID-19 areas reduce secondary-attack risk in aged-care facilities. International Journal of Epidemiology 2021

Sofonea MT, Reyné B, Elie B, Djidjou-Demasse R, Selinger C, Michalakis Y, Alizon S: Memory is key in capturing COVID-19 epidemiological dynamics. Epidemics 2021

Guinat C, Tago D, Corre T, Selinger C, Djidjou-Demasse R, Paul M, Raboisson D, Thi Thanh TN , Inui K, Thanh Long P, Padungtod P, Vergne T: Optimizing the early detection of low pathogenic avian influenza H7N9 virus in live bird markets. Journal of the Royal Society Interface 2021

Selinger C, Rahmoun M, Murall CL, Bernat C, Boué V, Bonneau M, Graf C, Grasset S, Groc S, Reynes J, Hirtz C, Jacobs N, Alizon S: Cytokine response following perturbation of the cervicovaginal milieu during HPV genital infection. Immunological Research 2021

Haim-Boukobza S, Roquebert B, Trombert-Paolantoni S, Lecorche E, Verdurme L, Foulongne V, Selinger C, Michalakis Y, Sofonea MT, Alizon S: SARS-CoV-2 variants spread in France using specific RT-PCR testing. Emerging Infectious Diseases Volume 27, Number 5, May 2021

Murall CL, Reyné B, Selinger C, Bernat C, Boué V, Grasset S, Groc S, Rahmoun M, Bender N, Bonneau M, Foulongne V, Graf C, Picot E, Pict M-C, Tribout V, Waterboer T, Bravo IG, Reynes J, Segondy M, Boulle N, Alizon S: HPV cervical infections and serological status in vaccinated and unvaccinated women.Vaccine 2020

Murall CL, Rahmoun M, Selinger C, Baldellou M, Bernat C, Bonneau M, Boue V, Buisson M, Christophe G, D'Auria G, De Taroni F, Foulongne V, Froissart R, Graf C, Grasset S, Groc S, Hirtz C, Jaussent A, Lajoie J, Lorcy F, Picot F, Picot M-C, Ravel J, Reynes J, Rousset T, Seddiki A, Teirlinck M, Tribout V, Tuaillon E, Waterboer T, Jacobs N, Bravo I, Segondy M, Boulle N, Alizon S: Natural history, dynamics, and ecology of human papillomaviruses in genital infections of young women: protocol of the PAPCLEAR cohort study BMJ Open 2019

Selinger C, Bershteyn A, Dimitrov D, Adamson B, Revill P, Hallett T, Philips A, Bekker L-G, Rees H, Gray G: Targeting and Vaccine Durability Are Key for Population-level Impact and Cost-Effectiveness of a Pox-Protein HIV Vaccine Regimen in South Africa Vaccine, Volume 37, Issue 16, 10 April 2019, Pages 2258-2267

Selinger C, Dimitrov DT, Welkhoff P, Bershteyn A: The future of a partially effective HIV vaccine: assessing limitations at the population level International Journal of Public Health, 64, pages957–964(2019)

Famulare M, Selinger C, McCarthy KA, Eckhoff PA, Chabot-Couture G: Assessing the stability of polio eradication after the withdrawal of oral polio vaccine PLoS Biology 16(4): e2002468

Kirtane A, Abouzid O, Minahan D, Bensel T, Hill A, Selinger C, Bershteyn A, Craig M, Mo S, Mazdiyasni H, Cleveland C, Rogner J, Lee Y, Booth L, Javid F, Wu S, Grant T, Bellinger A, Nikolic B, Hayward A, Wood L, Eckhoff P, Nowak M, Langer R, Traverso G: Development of an oral once-weekly drug delivery system for HIV antiretroviral therapy Nature Communications 9(1), 2018.

Tisoncik-Go J, Gasper DJ, Kyle JE, Eisfeld AJ, Selinger C, Hatta M, Morrison J, Korth MJ, Zink EM, Kim YM, Schepmoes A, Nicora CD, Purvine SO, Weitz KK, Peng X, Green RR, Tilton SC, Webb-Robertson BJ, Waters KM, Metz TO, Smith RD, Kawaoka Y, Suresh M, Josset L, Katze MG: Integrated omics analysis of pathogenic host responses during pandemic H1N1 influenza virus infection: the crucial role of lipid metabolism Cell Host Microbe 19(2), 2016, pp254-266.

Forero A, Tisoncik-Go J, Watanabe T, Zhong G, Hatta M, Tchitchek N, Selinger C, Chang J, Barker K, Morrison J, Berndt JD, Moon RT, Josset L, Kawaoka Y, Katze MG: The 1918 PB2 protein enhances virulence through the disruption of inflammatory and Wnt-mediated signaling in mice. J Virol. 2015

Selinger C, Tisoncik-Go J, Menachery VD, Agnihothram S, Law GL, Chang J, Kelly SM, Sova P, Baric RS and Katze MG: Cytokine systems approach demonstrates differences in innate and pro-inflammatory host responses between genetically distinct MERS-CoV isolates. BMC Genomics 15 2014, 1161.

Selinger C, Strbo N, Gonzalez L, Aicher L, Weiss JM, Law GL, Palermo RE, Vaccari M, Franchini G, Podack ER, Katze MG: Multiple Low-dose Challenges in a Rhesus Macaque AIDS Vaccine Trial Result in an Evolving Host Response that affects Protective Outcome. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology 21(12) 2014, 1650-1660.

Ghosh T, Aprea J, Nardelli J, Engel H, Selinger C, Mombereau C, Lemonnier T, Moutkine I, Schwendimann L, Dori M, Irinopoulou T, Henrion-Caude A, Benecke AG, Arnold SJ, Gressens P, Calegari F, Groszer M: MicroRNAs establish robustness and adaptability of a critical gene network to regulate progenitor fate decisions during cortical neurogenesis. Cell Reports 7(6) 2014, 1779-88.

Selinger C: Zeta function regularized Laplacian on the smooth Wasserstein space above the unit circle. Theory of Stochastic Processes 17(33) 2011, 109-118.


Selinger C, Alizon S: Reconstructing contact network structure and cross-immunity patterns from multiple infection histories. bioRxiv: 10.1101/701946

Sofonea MT, Reyné B, Elie B, Djidjou-Demasse R, Selinger C, Michalakis Y, Alizon S: Epidemiological monitoring and control perspectives: application of a parsimonious modelling framework to the COVID-19 dynamics in France. medrxiv: 2020.05.22.20110593

Elie B, Selinger C, Alizon S: The source of individual heterogeneity shapes infectious disease outbreaks. medRxiv: 2021.02.18.21251983

Alizon S, Selinger C, Sofonea MT, Haim-Boukobza S, Giannoli JM, Ninove L, Pillet S, Vincent T, de Rougement A, Tumiotto C, Solis M, Stephan R, Bressollette-Bodin C, Salmona M, L'Honneur S, Behillil S, Lefeuvre C, Dina J, Hantz S, Hartad C Veyer D, Delagreverie HM, Fourati S, Visseaux B, Henquell C, Lina B, Foulongne V, Burrel S: Epidemiological and clinical insights from SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR cycle amplification values. medRxiv: 2021.03.15.21253653


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