Fenner Lukas, Prof., MD, DTMP&H, FAMH

Senior Research Scientist

Research - HIV, Hepatitis and Tuberculosis

+41 31 631 35 05
Postal Address
Mittelstrasse 43, 3012 Bern
  • Epidemiology of tuberculosis and HIV in Switzerland and sub-Saharan Africa, including studies within large cohort collaborations
  • Molecular and genomic epidemiology of tuberculosis
  • Tuberculosis field work in Tanzania

Higher education and qualifications

  • Medical doctorate (MD), 2000
  • Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Public Health (DTMPH), 2002
  • MSc International Health (MSc IH), 2007
  • Consultant qualification in Clinical Microbiology (Swiss FAMH), 2008
  • Habilitation ("venia docendi"), 2013
  • Associate Professor, Medical Faculty, University of Bern, 2016

Professional activities

  • 2015-present: Scientific project leader and senior scientist, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern
  • 2015-2016: Scientific project leader and senior scientist, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
  • 2013-2015: Project leader and TB team leader, Ifakara Health Institute, Bagamoyo and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • 2008-2013: Senior scientist, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Division of International Health, University of Bern
  • 2002-2007: Fellow in Clinical Microbiology (University Hospital of Basel; Institute for Infectious Diseases, Bern; Institute of Microbiology and Hygiene, Aarau)
  • 2003-2004: Research fellow (SNF), Microbiology Laboratory/"Unité des Rickettsies", University of Marseille, France
  • 2000-2001: Research fellow and postgraduate Course in Experimental Medicine and Biology (SNF), University of Zürich