Miranda Whitten
Dr
Faculty Member
Swansea University
Swansea, County of Swansea UK
Website
m.m.a.whitten@swansea.ac.uk

Areas of Expertise:
Host-parasite interactions, RNAi, symbiotic bacteria, insect immunity

Research Organisms:
Galleria mellonella, Rhodnius prolixus, Frankliniella occidentalis, Glossina morsitans, Trypanosoma brucei, Rhodococcus rhodnii

 

Research Focus:

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.