Individual Merit Research Scientist (Band 1) and Head of the Biomedical Parasitology Group in the Life Sciences department at the Natural History Museum.
I am responsible for the Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories and Director of the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for the identification and characterization of schistosomes and their snail intermediate hosts.
1994 Editor - Advances in Parasitology.
2002 Journal of Helminthology
2008 Parasites and Vectors (Advisory Board)
2000- 2002 Vice-President British Society for Parasitology
2002-2004 President of the British Society for Parasitology
2002-2006 External advisor to the Norwegian Centre for Biosystematics
2002-2006 Vice-President of the World Federation of Parasitologists
2006-2010 President of the World Federation of Parasitologists
2013 WHO Expert Panel on Parasitic Diseases (Schistosomiasis)
1. Study and Implementation of Schistosomiasis Elimination in Zanzibar (Unguja and Pemba Islands) Using an Integrated Multidisciplinary Approach
2. Population genetic structure of Schistosoma mansoni and Schistosoma haematobium under contrasting control regimes (with Professor J.P. Webster)
3. Snail Testing in the Context of Studies on Gaining and Sustaining Control of Schistosomiasis.
4. SCAN: A Biological Repository for Schistosomiasis Research (with Dr A. Emery)