Prof Jane Hodgkinson

Senior Lecturer Infection Biology

    Biography

    Personal Statement

    I graduated from the University of Manchester in 1992 with a BSc Hons in Cell Biology and went on to study a PhD in the Department of Craniofacial Biology at King's College London. I developed my interests in parasitology at the University of Liverpool as postdoctoral scientist in 1999 and was appointed Lecturer in the Veterinary Parasitology Department, Liverpool School of Tropical Medcine in 2002. Following relocation to the University of Liverpool I was appointed Senior Lecturer in 2002.

    Personal Distinctions

    • Institute of Infection and Global Health Researcher of the Year (Institute of Infection and Global Health 2011)
    • Developments in equine parasite monitoring in relation to sustainable parasite control, (Invitation to Speak, Pfizer Animal Health 2010)
    • Early Career Researcher Award (Faculty of Veterinary Science 2009)
    • Cyathostominosis: epidemiology and control (Invitation to Speak, BEVA Committee 2008)
    • Invited participant, Consortium on Anthelmintic Resistance SNPs (Invitation to Speak, CARS 2006)
    • Communicate awareness of anthelmintic resistance in equine parasites to veterinarians in practice (Invitation to Speak, Virbac Animal Health 2006)
    • Invited participant - Spring Symposium Advances in diagnostic parasitology (Invitation to Speak, KVL, Copenhagen 2006)
    • External Lecturer for Workshop on PCR techniques and their applications on animal disease (Invitation to Speak, Facultad de medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia 2005)
    • Molecular diagnosis and equine parasitology (Invitation to Speak, European College of Veterinary Parasitology 2005)
    • Molecular tales of anthelmintic resistance and species identification in cyathostomin nems of horses (Invitation to Speak, University of Georgia, Athens, USA 2005)
    • Plenary speech: Molecular studies on Cyathostomins: bringing horse worms into the 21st century (Invitation to Speak, German Society of Parasitology , Wuerzburg (DGP) 2004)

    Administrative Roles

    • MSc Veterinary Parasitology pathway coordinator,
    • Institute of Infection and Global Health Lead for Athena Swan initiative supporting Women in Science

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