Primary research interest

  • Molecular evolution and distribution of mosquitoes

Researcher biography

I work is a teaching and research academic in the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Queensland with a 50% position at the CSIRO. My research into the molecular evolution and genetics of mosquitoes from our region of the Indo-Pacific delivers fundamental knowledge into the role mosquitoes play in mosquito-borne disease. This research moves across basic and applied research in vector biology and has advanced our understanding of mosquitoes, their evolution, species' distributions and pathogen transmission permitting better focused mosquito control. More recent research involves exploring new environmentally friendly biological control tools to combat mosquito-borne disease.

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