University of Salford, England
2005 - 2010 Ph.D. Wildlife Parasitology - Thesis: Micro and Macroparasites of Bats (Chiroptera)
2002 - 2005 First Class BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences - Focus: Terrestrial Ecology and Parasitology
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Sept. 2017 to present: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Dept. of Vector Biology BBSRC project: Epidemiological consequences of reproductive senescence in a long-lived vector PI: Sinead English
Jan. 2015 to Sept. 2017: Postdoctoral Research Assistant, Dept. of Vector Biology BBSRC project: Tackling Human African Trypanosomiasis on the edge of wilderness areas. PI: Steve Torr.
June - Aug. 2016 & April - May 2017: International collaboration: South African Centre for Epidemiological Modelling and Analysis (SACEMA)
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
Sept. 2012 - Jan. 2015 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Pulliam Lab. Responsible for developing projects on the ecology of mosquito-borne pathogens.
July - Dec. 2013 International collaboration: International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b)
United Research Services, Manchester, England
Sept. 2008 - Sept. 2012 Ecological Consultant
University of Salford
Sept. 2005 - Sept. 2008 Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Biology
Farrington Hopkins Trust, Director’s Catalyst Fund Extension, 2017 Vector competence of Aedes aegypti from Dhaka, Bangladesh
Director’s Catalyst Fund, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, 2017 Improving experimental estimation of mosquito virus transmission through model-guided design and non-destructive sampling using an Aedes aegypti-dengue system
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, 2017 Epidemiological consequences of reproductive senescence in a long-lived vector. Researcher Co-Investigator
Travel Grant, Division for Research Development, University of Stellenbosch, 2017
International Disease Dynamics and Data Research Scholars Exchange Program, 2016
Seed Funding Award, Emerging Pathogens Institute, University of Florida, 2013 Identifying potential Japanese encephalitis virus vectors in an endemic region of Bangladesh
Garnham Expeditionary Scholarship, British Society for Parasitology, 2008
Hugh Mulligan Prize, University of Salford, 2010
Awarded for work of outstanding merit on a thesis for a Ph.D. in the ﬁeld of parasitology, bacteri-ology or tropical medicine.