Professor Janet Hemingway

Professor of Vector Biology; Chair in Insect Molecular Biology

International Director

Joint Centre for Infectious Diseases Research in Medecine, Jezan, Saudi Arabia


Professor Hemingway initially trained as a geneticist and is currently Professor of Insect Molecular Biology and Director of the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, with 360 staff based in Liverpool, Malawi and several other tropical locations. She has 34 years’ experience working on the biochemistry and molecular biology of specific enzyme systems associated with xenobiotic resistance. She has been PI on projects well in excess of £60 million including the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation funded Innovative Vector Control Consortium. 

Inaugurated as a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences in 2006.  Inaugurated as a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in 2008.  Conferred as Honorary Doctor of Science by Sheffield University in 2009.  Elected as a Foreign Associate to the National Academy of Scientists, USA 2010.  Elected as a Fellow to the American Academy of Microbiology 2011. Inaugurated as a Fellow of The Royal Society 2011.  Commander of the British Empire (CBE) for services to the Control of Tropical Disease Vectors 2012. Conferred as Honorary Doctor of Science by the University of Warwick 2015.

Selected publications

  • Selected publications

    Mnzava, Abraham PKnox, Tessa BTemu, Emmanuel ATrett, AnnaFornadel, ChristenHemingway, Janet andRenshaw, Melanie (2015) ''. Malaria Journal, Vol 14, e173.

    Coleman, MichaelAl-Zahrani, Mohammed H.Coleman, MarlizeHemingway, JanetOmar, AbdiasiisStanton, MichelleThomsen, EdwardAlsheikh, Adel A.Alhakeem, Raafat F.McCall, PhilipRabeeah, Abdullah A. Aland Memish, Ziad A. (2014) ''. PLoS ONE, Vol 9, Issue 9, e105980.

    Thomsen, EdwardStrode, ClareHemmings, KayHughes, AngelaChanda, EmmanuelMusapa, Mulenga,Kamuliwo, MulakwaPhiri, Faustina N.Muzia, LucyChanda, JavanKandyata, AlisterChirwa, BrianPoer, KathleenHemingway, JanetWondji, CharlesRanson, Hilary and Coleman, Michael (2014) ''. PLoS ONE, Vol 9, Issue 6, e99822.

    Russell, Tanya L.Morgan, JohnIsmail, HanafyKaur, HarparkashEggelte, TeunisOladepo, FolasadeAmon, JamesHemingway, JanetIata, Harry and Paine, Mark (2014) ''. Malaria Journal, Vol 13, Issue 1, e178.

    Hemingway, Janet (2014) ''. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences, Vol 369, Issue 1645, :20130431.

    Saavedra-Rodriguez, K.Strode, C.Flores, A. E.Garcia-Luna, S.Reyes-Solis, G.Ranson, HilaryHemingway, Janet and Black, W. C. (2014) ''. Insect Molecular Biology, Vol 23, Issue 2, pp. 199-215.

    Vontas, JohnMoore, SarahKleinschmidt, ImmoRanson, HilaryLindsay, SteveLengeler, ChristianHamon, NicholasMcLean, Tom and Hemingway, Janet (2014) ''. Trends in Parasitology, Vol 30, Issue 4, pp. 191-204.

    Strode, ClareDonegan, SarahGarner, PaulEnayati, Ahmad Ali and Hemingway, Janet (2014) ''. PLoS Medicine, Vol 11, Issue 3, :e1001619.

    Koudou, BenjaminMalone, David and Hemingway, Janet (2014) ''. Parasites & Vectors, Vol 7, e96.

    Riveron Miranda, JacobYunta Yanes, CristinaIbrahim, Sulaiman S.Djouaka, RousseauIrving, Helen,Menze, Benjamin DIsmail, HanafyHemingway, JanetRanson, HilaryAlbert, Armando and Wondji, Charles(2014) ''. Genome Biology, Vol 15, Issue 2, R27.

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