Amy joined LITE as a Study Director in January 2020 and is currently conducting a PhD on mosquito behaviour. Amy Completed a BSc (Hons) in Biology and management in 2012 at the University of Leeds and then completed her MSc in the Biology and Control of Parasites and Disease Vectors at LSTM in 2013.
After working as a medical laboratory assistant in the NHS for two years, Amy joined LSTM in 2015. She worked as a technician for LITE and then as a diagnostic dose technician in the vector department before moving to a research assistant post in Dr Philip McCall’s group in 2017. Amy began a PhD in the Vector Biology department in March 2017. The project focuses on the effects of insecticidal bed nets on insecticide susceptible and resistant mosquito host seeking and blood feeding behaviour. Supervisors: Dr. Philip McCall (LSTM), Dr Hilary Ranson (LSTM) and Dr Geraldine Foster (LSTM)