The LITE Team

Helen WilliamsHelen Williams - Head of LITE

Helen is a graduate of Biochemistry and her role is to manage the department, and interface between IVCC and their associated business partners. Helens previous experience is brought from 20 years of working in the pharmaceutical industry.
Helen has been employed in Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine since 2012

Lori FloodLori Flood - Research Technician

Lori is a graduate of Molecular Biology and Genetics and her role is to genotype all the LITE mosquito colonies.
Lori has been employed in Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine since 2011

Pauline AmbrosePauline Ambrose - Insectary Technician

Pauline is a graduate of Applied Biology and her role is to rear mosquito colonies and then carry out phenotyping assays.
Pauline has been employed in Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine since 2000

Grace MatthewsGrace Matthews - Insectary Technician

Grace is a graduate of Biology and her role is to rear mosquito colonies and then carry out phenotyping assays.
Grace has been employed in Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine since 2010

Marion MorrisMarion Morris - General Technician

Marion is a graduate of Biology/Psychology and her role is to provide support to insecticide testing facility in performing insecticide bioassays.
Marion has been employed in Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine since 2006

Soraya AshtonSoraya Ashton - Insectary Technician

Soraya is a graduate of Applied Zoology with a post graduate diploma in Biological Recording  and her role is to rear mosquito colonies.
Soraya has been employed in Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine since 2012

Jonathan ThorntonJonathan Thornton - General Technician

Jonathan is a Masters graduate of Biology and Control of disease vectors ( from LSHTM) and his role is to rear mosquito colonies and then carry out phenotyping assays.
Jonathan has been employed in Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine since 2013

JessicaJessica Thompson

Jess has a BSc in Animal Behaviour and MSc in Animal Reproduction together with 6+ years working in Biological and Chemistry laboratories,  she joined the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine in October 2013 rearing mosquitoes and carrying out bioassays with the LITE team.