Prof Janet Hemingway

Prof Janet Hemingway
Prof Janet Hemingway
Director of the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Speaker

Presentations at BSP Spring Meeting 2019

Profile of Prof Janet Hemingway

Professor Janet Hemingway is Professor of Insect Molecular Biology and Director of the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine. With over 600 staff based in Liverpool, Malawi and several other tropical locations. She is also a Senior Technical Advisor on Neglected Tropical Diseases for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and has 38 years’ experience working on the biochemistry and molecular biology of specific enzyme systems associated with xenobiotic resistance. She joined LSTM as its Director in 2001, from a senior post heading biosciences and preclinical sciences at the University of Wales Cardiff.

She has been PI on projects well in excess of £70 million including the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation funded Innovative Vector Control Consortium. She has published over 250 scientific papers in peer reviewed journals. She holds a BSc in Genetics and Zoology from Sheffield University; a PhD on ‘The biochemistry and genetics of insecticide resistance in Anopheles' from the University of London (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine) and has been conferred with a DSc in Medicine from Universities of Sheffield, Warwick, London and Chester.

Inaugurated as a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences in 2006. Inaugurated as a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in 2008. Conferred as Honorary Doctor of Science by Sheffield University in 2009. Elected as a Foreign Associate to the National Academy of Scientists, USA 2010. Elected as a Fellow to the American Academy of Microbiology 2011. Inaugurated as a Fellow of The Royal Society 2011. Commander of the British Empire (CBE) for services to the Control of Tropical Disease Vectors 2012. Conferred as Honorary Doctor of Science by the University of Warwick 2015. Awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the Faculty of Public Health in 2015. Conferred as Honorary Doctor of Science for University of Chester 2016. Conferred as Honorary Fellow of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine 2018. Windrush prize and Equatorial Guinea awards for services to Tropical Medicine in 2018.

Colleagues

Dr Alvaro Acosta-Serrano
Senior Lecturer
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Mr Mohammad Alharbi
phD student
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Prof Adnan Ibrahim Al-Hindi
Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Ms Ashwaq Alnazawi
PhD student
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Mr John Archer
Research Assistant
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Dr Aitor Casas-Sanchez
PDRA
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Ms Rachel Clare
RA and part time PhD
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Dr Armelle Forrer
postdoctoral research associate
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Mr Julio Furlong-Silva
PhD Student
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Ms Gala Garrod
PhD student
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Dr Sekeleghe Kayuni
PhD student
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Miss Natalie Lissenden
Research Technician
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Miss Natalie Lissenden
PhD candidate
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Miss Amy Marriott
Research Associate
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Dr Nicolas Pionnier
PostDoc
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Mr Shannon Quek
PhD student
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Mr Shannon Quek
PhD student
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Dr Clair Rose
PDRA
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Mr Andrew Steven
Senior Research Technician
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Prof Russell Stothard
Medical Parasitologist
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Prof Mark Taylor
Head of Department, Parasitology
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Dr Joseph Turner
Senior Lecturer
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

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