Mrs Andie Hall

Andie Hall
  • Research Assistant
  • Science Facilities department
  • Molecular Biology Laboratories
Natural History Museum
Cromwell Road


Employment history

2012– Present. Research Assistant.
Molecular Biology Laboratory, Science facilities, Natural History Museum.

2009–2012. Research support.
Molecular Biology Laboratory, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum.

2004–2009. Deputy laboratory manager.
Molecular Systematics Laboratory, Department of Entomology, Natural History Museum.

2003–2004 Laboratory technician, Raw Materials.
Cardinal Health, Swindon

1998-2000 Laboratory technician, Research and Development.
Scherer DDS, Swindon


2002–2003 MSc with Distinction, Wildlife management; conservation and control. 
Centre for Wildlife Assessment and Conservation, The University of Reading.

1999–2002 BSc Hons First class, Zoology. 
School of Animal and Microbial Sciences, The University of Reading

Recent Publications

Hernandez-Triana, L.M., Crainey, J.L., Hall, A, Fatih, F., MacKenzie-Dodds, J., Shelley, A.J., Zhou, X., Post, R.J., Gregory, T.R. & Hebert, P.D.N. (2012). DNA barcodes reveal cryptic genetic diversity within the blackfly subgenus Trichodagmia Enderlein (Diptera: Simuliidae: Simulium) and related taxa in the New World. Zootaxa (3514): 43-69.

Gareth J.Fraser, Ralf Britz, Andie Hall, Zerina Johanson and Moya M.Smith (2012). Replacing the first-generation dentition in pufferfish with a unique beak. Proceedings of the national academy of sciences 109 (21) pp 8179-8184

(Reviewed in the article "How the Pufferfish got its beak")

Suzanne T. Williams, Andie Hall and Piotr Kuklinski (2012).Unravelling Cryptic Diversity in the Indo-West Pacific Gastropod Genus Lunella (Turbinidae) using Elliptic Fourier Analysis. American Malacological Bulletin, 30(1):189-206.

Poster: Gareth J. Fraser, Ralf Britz,  Andie Hall, Zerina Johanson and Moya M. Smith  (2011) The First Bite for Pufferfish: Novel Dental Morphology from Conserved Developmental Origins. Presented at II Interdisciplinary Approaches in Fish Skeletal Biology April 26 – 28, 2011 Tavira, Algarve, Portugal

Poster: Hall, A. (2011) PCR plate set-up with the Janus automated workstation. Presented at the Liquid Handling and Lab Automation User Group Meeting 17th May 2011 Seer Green , UK.

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