Short CV/Education and training

  • 1991
    BSc in Biology, University of York

  • 1992
    MSc in Medical Parasitology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

  • 1996
    PhD in Molecular Entomology, Cardiff University

  • 1997
    Wellcome Trust International Travelling Fellowship, University of Notre Dame, USA

  • 2000
    Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowship, Cardiff University; transferred to the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine in 2001

  • 2005 – 2006
    Imperial College London

  • 2007
    Reader, Vector Group at LSTM

  • Since 2010
    Head of the Department of Vector Biology

  • Since 2011
    Chair of Medical Entomology

Selected publications

  • Ranson H and Lissenden N, 2016, Insecticide resistance in African Anopheles mosquitoes: a worsening situation that requires urgent action to maintain malaria control. Trends in Parasitology

  • Toe, K.H., N'Fale, S., Dabire, R.K., Ranson, H. & Jones, C.M. 2015, "The recent escalation in strength of pyrethroid resistance in Anopheles coluzzi in West Africa is linked to increased expression of multiple gene families", BMC genomics, vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 146-015-1342-6.

  • Edi, C.V., Djogbenou, L., Jenkins, A.M., Regna, K., Muskavitch, M.A., Poupardin, R., Jones, C.M., Essandoh, J., Ketoh, G.K., Paine, M.J., Koudou, B.G., Donnelly, M.J., Ranson, H. & Weetman, D. 2014, "CYP6 P450 enzymes and ACE-1 duplication produce extreme and multiple insecticide resistance in the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae", PLoS genetics, vol. 10, no. 3, pp. e1004236.

  • Ingham, V.A., Jones, C.M., Pignatelli, P., Balabanidou, V., Vontas, J., Wagstaff, S.C., Moore, J.D. & Ranson, H.

  • Poupardin, R., Srisukontarat, W., Yunta, C. & Ranson, H. 2014, "Identification of carboxylesterase genes implicated in temephos resistance in the dengue vector Aedes aegypti", PLoS neglected tropical diseases, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. e2743.

  • Toe, K.H., Jones, C.M., N'Fale, S., Ismail, H.M., Dabire, R.K. & Ranson, H. 2014, "Increased pyrethroid resistance in malaria vectors and decreased bed net effectiveness, burkina faso", Emerging infectious diseases, vol. 20, no. 10, pp. 10.3201/eid2010.140619.

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Partnership for Increasing the Impact of Vector Control (PIIVeC). UK Government GCRF Capacity Strengthening Award

  • Wellcome Trust Collaborative Award: Malaria prevention in an insecticide resistant Africa (MIRA)

  • European Commission, AvecNet: New tools for malaria vector control (PI)

  • Innovative Vector Control Consortium, Liverpool Insecticide Testing Establishment. (PI)

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Member External Scientific Advisory Panel IVCC

  • Member Royal Society Collaborative Awards Panel

  • Member of the Editorial Board of Insect Molecular Biology and Medical and Veterinary Entomology

  • Member of Against Malaria Foundation Scientific Advisory Board

  • Member of UK Advisory Committee on Malaria Prophylaxis


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