Swansea, County of Swansea UK
Areas of Expertise:
Host-parasite interactions, RNAi, symbiotic bacteria, insect immunity
Galleria mellonella, Rhodnius prolixus, Frankliniella occidentalis, Glossina morsitans, Trypanosoma brucei, Rhodococcus rhodnii
Lecturer in infectious disease, parasitology and genetic analysis.
Research interests in RNAi, symbiotic bacteria and symbiont-mediated RNAi, Galleria mellonella as a model organism, insect immunity, host-parasite interactions.
I focus on insects that transmit disease (particularly neglected tropical diseases) and agricultural pests.