Dr Angela Hughes

Vector Biology Department Laboratory Manager

Angela previously worked as a biomedical scientist in NHS medical microbiology pathology laboratories for many years before working for LSHTM based in Malawi in 2009-2010.

Angela started at Foto-Cewek in the Vector Biology Department in 2010 as a senior technician/Laboratory manager and has completed a PhD in Tropical Medicine on the Impact of Exposure to Long Lasting Insecticide Treated Nets on Mosquito Survival and Behaviour at the Net Interface in Insecticide Susceptible and Resistant Strains of the Afrotropical Anopheles mosquito

Angela is state registered as a Biomedical Scientist with Health and Care Professions Council and a student member of British Society of Parasitology.

Selected publications

  • Thomsen EK, Strode C, Hemmings K, Hughes AJ, Chanda E, et al. (2014) Underpinning Sustainable Vector Control through Informed Insecticide Resistance Management. PLoS ONE 9(6): e99822. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0099822

    HD Mawejje, CS Wilding, EJ Rippon, A Hughes, D Weetman and MJ Donnelly. (2013) Insecticide resistance monitoring of field-collected Anopheles gambiae s.l populations from Jinja, eastern Uganda, identifies high levels of pyrethroid resistance Medical and Veterinary Entomology (2013) 27, 276–283

    Jones CM, Toe´ HK, Sanou A, Namountougou M, Hughes A, et al. (2012) Additional Selection for Insecticide Resistance in Urban Malaria Vectors: DDT Resistance in Anopheles arabiensis from Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso. PLoS ONE 7(9): e45995. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0045995