Luis Roger Esquivel Gomez

Doctoral Researcher
tide research group

Curriculum Vitae


PhD - Bioinformatics. Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena. Germany. 2018 - present

MSc - Evolutionary Genetics. The University of Edinburgh. UK. 2016 - 2017

BSc - Biology. Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán. Mexico. 2008 - 2014


Esquivel Gomez LR, Savin C, Andrianaivoarimanana V, Rahajandraibe S, Randriantseheno LN, et al. 2023. Phylogenetic analysis of the origin and spread of plague in Madagascar. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases 17(5): e0010362.

Arimide DA, Esquivel Gomez LR, Kebede Y, et al. 2022. Molecular Epidemiology and Transmission Dynamics of the HIV-1 Epidemic in Ethiopia: Epidemic Decline Coincided With Behavioral Interventions Before ART Scale-Up. Front Microbiol. 13:821006. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2022.821006

Key, F.M., Posth, C., Esquivel Gomez, L.R. et al. 2020. Emergence of human-adapted Salmonella enterica is linked to the Neolithization process. Nat Ecol Evol 4, 324–333. doi: 10.1038/s41559-020-1106-9.

Grant, HE, Hodcroft EB, Ssemwanga D, Kitayimbwa JM, Yebra G, Esquivel Gomez LR, Frampton D, et al. 2020. Pervasive and Non-Random Recombination in near Full-Length HIV Genomes from Uganda. Virus Evolution 6 (1), veaa004. doi: 10.1093/ve/veaa004

Bos KI, Kühnert D, Herbig A, Esquivel Gomez LR, Andrades Valtueña A, Barquera R, Giffin K, Kumar Lankapalli A, Nelson EA, Sabin S, Spyrou MA, Krause J. 2019. Paleomicrobiology: Diagnosis and Evolution of Ancient Pathogens. Annu Rev Microbiol. 73:639-666. doi: 10.1146/annurev-micro-090817-062436.

Esquivel Gomez, L., Abdala-Roberts, L., Pinkus-Rendón, M., and Parra-Tabla, V. 2017. Variation in web-building spider communities among three tropical tree species in a young experimental plantation. Short Communication. The Journal of Arachnology 45:139-142. doi: 10.1636/JoA-S-16-016.1

Esquivel Gomez, L. Abdala-Roberts, L. Pinkus-Rendón, M. and Parra-Tabla,V. 2017. Effects of tree species identity on a community of weaver spiders in a tropical forest plantation. Biotropica.49: 63-70. doi: 10.1111/btp.12352

Book chapters

Lamkiewicz, K., Esquivel Gomez, L.R., Kühnert, D., Marz, M. 2023. Genome Structure, Life Cycle, and Taxonomy of Coronaviruses and the Evolution of SARS-CoV-2. In: Domingo, E., Schuster, P., Elena, S.F., Perales, C. (eds) Viral Fitness and Evolution. Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology, vol 439. Springer, Cham.

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