Maurane Riesen


Maurane is a Ph.D. student investigating the impact of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination on HPV-associated cancers in Switzerland (see Swiss Cancer Research project).


  • University of Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
    M.Sc. (cum laude), Biology of Parasites and Eco-ethology, 2012-2014
  • Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM), Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Master thesis research in the vector control group, 2013-2014
  • University of Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
    B.Sc., Biology and Ethnology, 2010-2012


  • Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM), University of Bern
    Research assistant (May, 2015 – present)
  • Conseil du Jura bernois
    Member of the office (June, 2014 – present)


  • Experimental studies on Aedes aegypti flight and the effect of window screens and insecticide treatment on behaviour during window entry.
    Riesen M.
    Master thesis, University of Neuchâtel and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine. 2014.