Professor Salje heads the Pathogen Dynamics Group in the Department of Genetics.
He is also an adjunct Assistant Professor within the Department of Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the University of Florida. Before coming to Cambridge, Professor Salje worked at Institut Pasteur in Paris and Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.
Prior to starting his research career, Professor Salje worked in investment banking in London. He has a degree in biochemistry from Oxford University, with degrees in biostatistics and epidemiology from Johns Hopkins University.