Zachary Stavrou-Dowd & Andrea Adden

Zachary Stavrou-Dowd is a vector biologist at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine. He is a high-tech bug-squasher using CRISPR to edit genes and develop innovative insecticides for vector control.During his free time, Zachary wonders why his pampered mosquitoes die while wild mosquitoes thrive, and malaria remains a problem.

Andrea Adden is a neurobiologist with a MSc in neuroscience (IMPRS Göttingen) and a PhD in neuroethology (Lund University). She is fascinated by how tiny insect brains perceive and process the world, and currently studies how sense of smell helps tsetse find hosts and navigate their environment. Andrea is based at the Francis Crick Institute in London.

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