Dr Fiona Allan

Dr Fiona Allan

Postdoctoral Researcher,Wellcome SCAN

Department: Life Sciences
Division: LS Parasites and Vectors Division
Contact: email
Phone: 0207 942 6887

Qualifications

Degrees

BSc, University of Southampton, United Kingdom

MSc, Imperial College, University of London, United Kingdom

PhD, University of Leeds, United Kingdom

Publications

Allan F, Sousa-figueiredo JC, Emery AM, Paulo R, Mirante C, Sebastião A, Brito M, Rollinson D (2017) Mapping freshwater snails in north-western Angola: distribution, identity and molecular diversity of medically important taxa. Parasites & Vectors, 10 (1) : doi: 10.1186/s13071-017-2395-y

Webster BL, Rabone M, Pennance T, Emery AM, Allan F, Gouvras A, Knopp S, Garba A, Hamidou AA, Mohammed KA, Ame SM, Rollinson D, Webster JP (2015) Development of novel multiplex microsatellite polymerase chain reactions to enable high-throughput population genetic studies of Schistosoma haematobium. Parasites & Vectors, 8 (1) : doi: 10.1186/s13071-015-1044-6

Moser W, Greter H, Schindler C, Allan F, Ngandolo BNR, Moto DD, Utzinger J, Zinsstag J (2014) The spatial and seasonal distribution of Bulinus truncatus, Bulinus forskalii and Biomphalaria pfeifferi, the intermediate host snails of schistosomiasis, in N’Djamena, Chad. Geospatial health, 9 (1) : 109 - 109. doi: 10.4081/gh.2014.9

Stothard JRUSSELL, Stanton MICHELLEC, Bustinduy AMAYAL, Sousa-figueiredo JC, Van DAMGOVERTJ, Betson MARTHA, Waterhouse DAVID, Ward STEVE, Allan FIONA, Hassan AMIRA, Al-helal MOHAMMADA, Memish ZIADA, Rollinson DAVID (2014) Diagnostics for schistosomiasis in Africa and Arabia: a review of present options in control and future needs for elimination. Parasitology, 141 (14) : 1947 - 1961. doi: 10.1017/S0031182014001152

Allan F, Dunn AM, Emery AM, Stothard JR, Johnston DA, Kane RA, Khamis AN, Mohammed KA, Rollinson D (2013) Use of sentinel snails for the detection of Schistosoma haematobium transmission on Zanzibar and observations on transmission patterns. Acta Tropica, 128 (2) : 234 - 240. doi: 10.1016/j.actatropica.2013.01.003

Kane RA, Stothard JR, Rollinson D, Leclipteux T, Evraerts J, Standley CJ, Allan F, Betson M, Kaba R, Mertens P, Laurent T (2013) Detection and quantification of schistosome DNA in freshwater snails using either fluorescent probes in real-time PCR or oligochromatographic dipstick assays targeting the ribosomal intergenic spacer. Acta Tropica, 128 (2) : 241 - 249. doi: 10.1016/j.actatropica.2011.10.019

Knopp S, Person B, Ame SM, Mohammed KA, Ali SM, Khamis IS, Rabone M, Allan F, Gouvras A, Blair L, Fenwick A, Utzinger J, Rollinson D (2013) Elimination of Schistosomiasis Transmission in Zanzibar: Baseline Findings before the Onset of a Randomized Intervention Trial. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 7 (10) : e2474 - e2474. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002474

Emery AM, Allan FE, Rabone ME, Rollinson D (2012) Schistosomiasis collection at NHM (SCAN). Parasites & Vectors, 5 (1) : 185 - 185. doi: 10.1186/1756-3305-5-185

Allan F, Rollinson D, Smith JE, Dunn AM (2008) Host choice and penetration by Schistosoma haematobium miracidia. Journal of Helminthology, 16 : 1 - 6.

Introduction

Qualifications

Degrees

BSc, University of Southampton, United Kingdom

MSc, Imperial College, University of London, United Kingdom

PhD, University of Leeds, United Kingdom

Publications

Publications

Allan F, Sousa-figueiredo JC, Emery AM, Paulo R, Mirante C, Sebastião A, Brito M, Rollinson D (2017) Mapping freshwater snails in north-western Angola: distribution, identity and molecular diversity of medically important taxa. Parasites & Vectors, 10 (1) : doi: 10.1186/s13071-017-2395-y

Webster BL, Rabone M, Pennance T, Emery AM, Allan F, Gouvras A, Knopp S, Garba A, Hamidou AA, Mohammed KA, Ame SM, Rollinson D, Webster JP (2015) Development of novel multiplex microsatellite polymerase chain reactions to enable high-throughput population genetic studies of Schistosoma haematobium. Parasites & Vectors, 8 (1) : doi: 10.1186/s13071-015-1044-6

Moser W, Greter H, Schindler C, Allan F, Ngandolo BNR, Moto DD, Utzinger J, Zinsstag J (2014) The spatial and seasonal distribution of Bulinus truncatus, Bulinus forskalii and Biomphalaria pfeifferi, the intermediate host snails of schistosomiasis, in N’Djamena, Chad. Geospatial health, 9 (1) : 109 - 109. doi: 10.4081/gh.2014.9

Stothard JRUSSELL, Stanton MICHELLEC, Bustinduy AMAYAL, Sousa-figueiredo JC, Van DAMGOVERTJ, Betson MARTHA, Waterhouse DAVID, Ward STEVE, Allan FIONA, Hassan AMIRA, Al-helal MOHAMMADA, Memish ZIADA, Rollinson DAVID (2014) Diagnostics for schistosomiasis in Africa and Arabia: a review of present options in control and future needs for elimination. Parasitology, 141 (14) : 1947 - 1961. doi: 10.1017/S0031182014001152

Allan F, Dunn AM, Emery AM, Stothard JR, Johnston DA, Kane RA, Khamis AN, Mohammed KA, Rollinson D (2013) Use of sentinel snails for the detection of Schistosoma haematobium transmission on Zanzibar and observations on transmission patterns. Acta Tropica, 128 (2) : 234 - 240. doi: 10.1016/j.actatropica.2013.01.003

Kane RA, Stothard JR, Rollinson D, Leclipteux T, Evraerts J, Standley CJ, Allan F, Betson M, Kaba R, Mertens P, Laurent T (2013) Detection and quantification of schistosome DNA in freshwater snails using either fluorescent probes in real-time PCR or oligochromatographic dipstick assays targeting the ribosomal intergenic spacer. Acta Tropica, 128 (2) : 241 - 249. doi: 10.1016/j.actatropica.2011.10.019

Knopp S, Person B, Ame SM, Mohammed KA, Ali SM, Khamis IS, Rabone M, Allan F, Gouvras A, Blair L, Fenwick A, Utzinger J, Rollinson D (2013) Elimination of Schistosomiasis Transmission in Zanzibar: Baseline Findings before the Onset of a Randomized Intervention Trial. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 7 (10) : e2474 - e2474. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002474

Emery AM, Allan FE, Rabone ME, Rollinson D (2012) Schistosomiasis collection at NHM (SCAN). Parasites & Vectors, 5 (1) : 185 - 185. doi: 10.1186/1756-3305-5-185

Allan F, Rollinson D, Smith JE, Dunn AM (2008) Host choice and penetration by Schistosoma haematobium miracidia. Journal of Helminthology, 16 : 1 - 6.