PAUL D. READY, PH.D ADDRESS: Department of Disease Control, Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine London WC1E 7HT, United Kingdom E-mail: Paul.Ready@lshtm.ac.uk ACADEMIC EDUCATION: 1972-1976 1969-1972 Ph.D, Imperial College, London University B.Sc (Hons) Imperial College, London University POSITION: Currently: Honorary Senior Lecturer, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), London University, researching phlebotomine sand flies as vectors of leishmaniasis; and, Scientific Associate, Natural History Museum (London; P.Ready@nhm.ac.uk), researching blowflies and fleshflies as causative agents of myiasis of livestock. POSTS HELD: 2013-2016 Member of the 'Climate Change and Vector-borne Disease Working Group' at the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS), University of Tennessee, Knoxville, US; NSF funded project on modelling disease transmission. 2013-2014 Guest Editor and contributor to Acta Tropica Special Issue on 'Applying GIS and population genetics for managing livestock insect pests', funded by FAO/IAEA, United nations. 1988-2011 Senior Entomologist, Natural History Museum (London), researching various aspects of biomedical parasitology; and, at different periods, Head of Division of Molecular Systematics and Head of Division of Medical & Veterinary Entomology 1988-present Teaching: Supervision of 10 completed Ph.D. degrees, mostly London University; lectures and practicals (including sand flies as vectors of leishmaniasis and molecular identification of medically important insects) for Masters courses at Imperial College (to 2010) and LSHTM (to 2013); and, examiner and co-module organiser for distance learning Parasitology module (IDM 203) of Infectious Diseases masters degree of LSHTM (to present). 1984-present 1973-present Fellow of the Royal Entomological Society (1984-present) Fellow of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene RESEARCH INTEREST: Researching phlebotomine sandflies as vectors of leishmaniasis, researching blowflies and flesh flies as causative agents of myiasis of livestock PUBLICATIONS, H INDEX: Citations : 1593, H index: 31 Total publications: 93 SELECTED PUBLICATION (LAST 5 YEARS): 1. Cameron, M.C., Acosta-Serrano, A., Bern, C., Boelaert, M., den Boer, M., Burza, S., Chapman, L.A.C., Chaskopoulou, A., Coleman, M., Courtenay, O., Croft, S., Das, P., Dilger, E., Foster, G., Garlapati, R., Haines, L., Harris, A., Hemingway, J., Hollingsworth, T.D., Jervis, S., Medley, G., Miles, M., Paine, M., Picado, A., Poché, R., Ready, P.D., Rogers, M., Rowland, M., Sundar, S., de Vlas, S.J., Weetman, D. Understanding the transmission dynamics of Leishmania donovani to provide robust evidence for interventions to eliminate visceral leishmaniasis in Bihar, India. Parasites & Vectors, 9, 25, 2016. 2. Marangi, M., Hall, M.J.R., Aitken, A., Ready, P.D., Giangaspero, A. 2016. Origins of Wohlfahrtia magnifica in Italy based on the identification of mitochondrial cytochrome b gene haplotypes. Parasitology Research 115, 483-487, 2016 3. Bates, P.A., Depaquit, J., Galati, E.A.B., Kamhawi, S., Maroli, M., McDowell, M.A., Picado, A., Ready, P.D., Salomón, O.D., Shaw, J.J., Traub-Csekö, Y.M., Warburg, A. 2015. Recent advances in phlebotomine sandfly research related to leishmaniasis control. Parasites & Vectors 8,131. 2015 4. Carvalho, B.M., Rangel, E.F., Ready, P.D., Vale, M.M. 2015. Ecological niche modelling predicts southward expansion of Lutzomyia (Nyssomyia) flaviscutellata (Diptera: Psychodidae: Phlebotominae), vector of Leishmania (Leishmania) amazonensis in South America, under climate change. PLoS One, DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0143282. 2015 5. Parham, P., Waldock, J., Christophides, G.K., Hemming, D., Agusto, F., Evans, K., Fefferman, N., Gaff, H., Gumel, A., LaDeau, S., Lenhart, S., Mickens, R., Naumova, E., Ostfeld, R., Ready, P.D., Thomas, M., Valesco-Hernandez, J., Michael, E. 2015. Climate, environmental and socioeconomic change: weighing up the balance in vector-borne disease transmission. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 370, 20130551,2015 6. Feldmann, U., Ready, P.D. 2014. Applying GIS and population genetics for managing livestock insect pests: Case studies of tsetse and screwworm flies, Acta Tropica, 138S, S1-5. 2014 7. Ready, P.D. Epidemiology of visceral leishmaniasis, Clinical Epidemiology, 6, 147-154. 2014 8. Ready, P.D., Wardhana, A.H., Adams, Z.J.O., Sotiraki, S., Hall, M.J.R. Improved method for screening mitochondrial cytochrome b markers to identify regional populations of the Old World screwworm fly and other myiasis agents. Acta Tropica, 138S, S42-48, 2014 9. Tabbabi, A., Rhim, A., Ghrab, J., Martin, O., Aoun, K., Bouratbine, A., Ready, P.D. Phlebotomus (Paraphlebotomus) riouxi: a synonym of Phlebotomus chabaudi without any proven vectorial role in Tunisia and Algeria. Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 28 (Suppl. 1), 51-59. 2014 10. Wardhana, A.H., Cecchi, S.S., Muharsini, S., Cameron, M.M., Ready, P.D., Hall, M.J.R., Environmental and phylogeographical determinants of the distribution of the Old World screwworm fly in Indonesia. Acta Tropica, 138S, S62-68. 2014. 11. Parvizi, P., Alaeenovin, E., Kazerooni, P.A., Ready, P.D. Low diversity of Leishmania parasites in sandflies and the absence of the great gerbil in foci of zoonotic cutaneous leishmaniasis in Fars province southern Iran. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 107, 356-362. 2013 12. Ready, P.D. Biology of phlebotomine sand flies as vectors of disease agents. Annual Review of Entomology, 58, 227-250. 2013 13. Ready, P.D. Biology, ecology & vector role pf phlebotomine sandflies. In Guide to Vector Borne Diseases of Pets, ed. F. Beugnet, MERIAL, Lyon, France 2013. 14. Ready, P.D., Rogers, M.E. Behaviour of sandflies infected with Leishmania. In Ecology and Control of Vector-borne Diseases, Volume 3 – Ecology of vector-parasite interactions, ed. C.J.M. Koenraadt, W. Takken. Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands. 2013. 15. Mahamdallie, S.S., Ready, P.D. No recent adaptive selection on the apyrase of Mediterranean Phlebotomus: Implications for using salivary peptides to vaccinate against canine leishmaniasis. Evolutionary Applications, 5, 293-305. 2012 16. Wardhana, A.H., Hall, M.J.R., Mahamdallie, S.S., Muharsini, S., Cameron, M.M., Ready, P.D. Phylogenetics of the Old World screwworm fly and its significance for planning control and monitoring invasions in Asia. International Journal for Parasitology, 42, 729-738. 2012 17. Farkas, R., Tánczos, B., Bongiorno, G., Maroli, M., Dereure, J., Ready, P.D. First surveys to investigate the presence of canine leishmaniasis and its phlebotomine vectors in Hungary. Vector Borne Zoonotic Diseases, 11, 823-834 2011.