First name: Clotilde
  Last name: Lepers
  Function: Post-doc
  Email: clotilde.lepers

Research interest

I am a post-doc at Inserm IAME-UMR1137, DeSCID team. My research themes focus on the modeling of chronic liver disease, aimed at evaluating the epidemiological, clinical and economic impact of public health interventions. My research projects are particularly focused on hepatitis B (H2020 IP -Cure-B,



2015: Ph. D. in Evolutionary Biology and Ecology, « Pollinators: demanding partners. Investigating the interplay between plant-pollinator interactions and plant trait evolution », EEP, Lille University

Research training (post doctoral)

2017-present: research engineer in modeling of chronic liver disease, IAME-UMR1137, Paris
2017: research ingeneer in modeling phylogenetic trees, Laboratoire Paul Painlevé, Lille
2016: post-doc in modeling pollinator behavior within a plant population, CMAP, École Polytechnique, Paris and EEP, Lille

Exhaustive list of publications


Périllaud-Dubois C, Hachicha-Maalej N, Lepers C, Letamendia E, Teissier N, Cousien A, Sibiude J, Deuffic-Burban S, Vauloup-Fellous C, Picone O
Cost-effectiveness of screening and valacyclovir-based treatment strategies for first-trimester cytomegalovirus primary infection in pregnant women in France.
Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology: The Official Journal of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology 2023, 62, 573-584.


Lepers C, Billiard S, Porte M, Méléard S, Tran VC
Inference with selection, varying population size, and evolving population structure: application of ABC to a forward-backward coalescent process with interactions.
Heredity 2021, 126, 335-350.