Mrs Andie Hall

Mrs Andrea Hall

Research Assistant

Department: Core Research Laboratories
Division: Molecular Biology Laboratories
Contact: email
Phones:
work: 020 7942 5048
lab: 020 7942 5483

Specialisms

DNA extraction and PCR of archival or difficult samples

Summary

Andie provides bench support, producing data for allocated research projects. She trains staff, students & visitors, and troubleshoots their technical problems. Andie is the first point of contact for the Janus pipetting robot and the Molecular laboratories web-pages.

Qualifications

Degrees

MSc, The University of Reading, United Kingdom, 2002 - 2003

BSc, The University of Reading, United Kingdom, 1999 - 2002

Employment history

Academic

Research support, Molecular labs, Natural History museum, Zoology, United Kingdom, 2009 - 2012

Deputy lab manager, Molecular systematics, Natural History Museum, Entomology, United Kingdom, 2004 - 2009

Non-academic

Laboratory Technician, Cardinal Health, Raw materials, 2003 - 2004

Laboratory Technician, Scherer DDS, Research and development, 1998 - 2000

Publications

Hall A, Sherlock E, Sykes D (2015) Does Micro-CT scanning damage DNA in museum specimens?. Journal of Natural Science Collections, 2 : 22 - 28.

Hall A (-1) Molecular Laboratories

Hernandez-triana LM, Crainey JL, Hall A, Fatih F, Mackenzie-dodds J, Shelley AJ, Zhou X, Post RJ, Gregory TR, Hebert PDN (2012) DNA barcodes reveal cryptic genetic diversity within the blackfly subgenus Trichodagmia Enderlein (Diptera: Simuliidae: Simulium) and related taxa in the New World. Zootaxa, 43 - 69.

Fraser GJ, Britz R, Hall A, Johanson Z, Smith MM (2012) Replacing the first-generation dentition in pufferfish with a unique beak. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 109 (21) : 8179 - 8184. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1119635109

Williams ST, Hall A, Kuklinski P (2012) Unraveling cryptic diversity in the Indo-West Pacific gastropod genus Lunella (Turbinidae) using elliptic Fourier analysis. American Malacological Bulletin, 30 (1) : 189 - 206. doi: 10.4003/006.030.0117

Hall A (2011) PCR plate set-up with the Janus auomated work station. Presented at Liquid handling and lab automation User group meeting.

Hall A, Fraser GJ, Britz R, Smith M, Johanson Z (2011) The first bite for pufferfish: Novel dental morphology from conserved developmental origins.. Presented at II interdisciplinary approaches in fish skeletal biology.

Crainey JL, Hurst J, Wilson MD, Hall A, Post RJ (2010) Construction and characterisation of a BAC library made from field specimens of the onchocerciasis vector Simulium squamosum (Diptera: Simuliidae). Genomics, 96 (4) : 251 - 257. doi: 10.1016/j.ygeno.2010.06.004

Hall A, Ruiz F, Harbach RE, Trung HD, Socantha T, Keokenchanh K, Linton YM (2005) Internal systematics and vector incrimination of members of the annularis group in South Asia.. Presented at Entomology 2005- RES annual national meeting and RES symposium on international insect conservation biology..

Courses taught

MSc: Molecular systematics module practical
12/2014 - 12/2014.

Introduction

Summary

Andie provides bench support, producing data for allocated research projects. She trains staff, students & visitors, and troubleshoots their technical problems. Andie is the first point of contact for the Janus pipetting robot and the Molecular laboratories web-pages.

Qualifications

Degrees

MSc, The University of Reading, United Kingdom, 2002 - 2003

BSc, The University of Reading, United Kingdom, 1999 - 2002

Employment history

Academic

Research support, Molecular labs, Natural History museum, Zoology, United Kingdom, 2009 - 2012

Deputy lab manager, Molecular systematics, Natural History Museum, Entomology, United Kingdom, 2004 - 2009

Non-academic

Laboratory Technician, Cardinal Health, Raw materials, 2003 - 2004

Laboratory Technician, Scherer DDS, Research and development, 1998 - 2000

Publications

Publications

Hall A, Sherlock E, Sykes D (2015) Does Micro-CT scanning damage DNA in museum specimens?. Journal of Natural Science Collections, 2 : 22 - 28.

Hall A (-1) Molecular Laboratories

Hernandez-triana LM, Crainey JL, Hall A, Fatih F, Mackenzie-dodds J, Shelley AJ, Zhou X, Post RJ, Gregory TR, Hebert PDN (2012) DNA barcodes reveal cryptic genetic diversity within the blackfly subgenus Trichodagmia Enderlein (Diptera: Simuliidae: Simulium) and related taxa in the New World. Zootaxa, 43 - 69.

Fraser GJ, Britz R, Hall A, Johanson Z, Smith MM (2012) Replacing the first-generation dentition in pufferfish with a unique beak. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 109 (21) : 8179 - 8184. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1119635109

Williams ST, Hall A, Kuklinski P (2012) Unraveling cryptic diversity in the Indo-West Pacific gastropod genus Lunella (Turbinidae) using elliptic Fourier analysis. American Malacological Bulletin, 30 (1) : 189 - 206. doi: 10.4003/006.030.0117

Hall A (2011) PCR plate set-up with the Janus auomated work station. Presented at Liquid handling and lab automation User group meeting.

Hall A, Fraser GJ, Britz R, Smith M, Johanson Z (2011) The first bite for pufferfish: Novel dental morphology from conserved developmental origins.. Presented at II interdisciplinary approaches in fish skeletal biology.

Crainey JL, Hurst J, Wilson MD, Hall A, Post RJ (2010) Construction and characterisation of a BAC library made from field specimens of the onchocerciasis vector Simulium squamosum (Diptera: Simuliidae). Genomics, 96 (4) : 251 - 257. doi: 10.1016/j.ygeno.2010.06.004

Hall A, Ruiz F, Harbach RE, Trung HD, Socantha T, Keokenchanh K, Linton YM (2005) Internal systematics and vector incrimination of members of the annularis group in South Asia.. Presented at Entomology 2005- RES annual national meeting and RES symposium on international insect conservation biology..

Teaching activities

Courses taught

MSc: Molecular systematics module practical
12/2014 - 12/2014.