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I'm a molecular biologist interested in developing and testing new genetic technologies to control pest insect species such as mosquitoes.
I teach across a range of subjects including molecular biology, genetics and data skills as a Lecturer in Biological Sciences.
Student Partnership Officer
Chair of the Extenuating Circumstances Panel
Animal Welfare and Ethical Review Body Statistician
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- Lecturer in Biological Sciences (2019-present)
- Project co-ordinator at the Pirbright Institute (2016-2019)
- Researcher Co-I, UEA (2012-2015)
- PhD, UEA (2013)
- BSc, Durham University (2007)
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- 1 Finished
1/10/12 → 30/09/15
Engineered expression of the invertebrate‐specific scorpion toxin AaHIT reduces adult longevity and female fecundity in the diamondback moth Plutella xylostellaHarvey‐Samuel, T. D., Xu, X., Lovett, E., Dafa'alla, T., Walker, A., Norman, V. C., Carter, R., Teal, J., Akilan, L., Leftwich, P. T., Reitmayer, C. M., Siddiqui, H. A. & Alphey, L., Jul 2021, In : Pest Management Science. 77, 7, p. 3154-3164 11 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › ArticleOpen AccessFile29 Downloads (Pure)
Leftwich, P. T., Spurgin, L. G., Harvey-Samuel, T., Thomas, C. J. E., Paladino, L. C., Edgington, M. P. & Alphey, L., 15 Feb 2021, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 376, 1818
Research output: Contribution to journal › ArticleOpen AccessFile5 Downloads (Pure)
Cas13b-dependent and Cas13b-independent RNA knockdown of viral sequences in mosquito cells following guide RNA expressionTng, P. Y. L., Paladino, L. C., Verkuijl, S. A. N., Purcell, J., Merits, A., Leftwich, P. T., Fragkoudis, R., Noad, R. & Alphey, L., Dec 2020, In : Communications Biology. 3, 413.
Research output: Contribution to journal › ArticleOpen AccessFile2 Citations (Scopus)7 Downloads (Pure)
Engineered expression of the invertebrate-specific scorpion toxin AaHIT reduces adult longevity and female fecundity in the diamondback moth Plutella xylostellaHarvey-Samuel, T., Xu, X., Lovett, E., Dafa'alla, T., Walker, A. S., Norman, V. C., Carter, R., Teal, J., Akilan, L., Leftwich, P. T. & Alphey, L., 11 Sep 2020, biorxiv.
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