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Emeritus Professor Harold Townson

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    1. Aboud M, Makhawi A, Verardi A, El Raba'a F, Elnaiem DE, Townson H. A genotypically distinct, melanic variant of Anopheles arabiensis in Sudan is associated with arid environments. Malar J. 2014 Dec 13; 13:492. PMID: 25496059.
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    2. Paredes-Esquivel CC, Townson H. Functional constraints and evolutionary dynamics of the repeats in the rDNA internal transcribed spacer 2 of members of the Anopheles barbirostris group. Parasit Vectors. 2014 Mar 19; 7:106. PMID: 24646478.
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    3. Choi KS, Townson H. Evidence for X-linked introgression between molecular forms of Anopheles gambiae from Angola. Med Vet Entomol. 2012 Jun; 26(2):218-27. PMID: 21933220.
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    4. Paredes-Esquivel C, Harbach RE, Townson H. Molecular taxonomy of members of the Anopheles hyrcanus group from Thailand and Indonesia. Med Vet Entomol. 2011 Sep; 25(3):348-52. PMID: 21198713.
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    5. Townson H. SIT for African malaria vectors: epilogue. Malar J. 2009 Nov 16; 8 Suppl 2:S10. PMID: 19917071.
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    6. Paredes-Esquivel C, Donnelly MJ, Harbach RE, Townson H. A molecular phylogeny of mosquitoes in the Anopheles barbirostris Subgroup reveals cryptic species: implications for identification of disease vectors. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2009 Jan; 50(1):141-51. PMID: 19000771.
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    7. Townson H, Nathan MB. Resurgence of chikungunya. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2008 Apr; 102(4):308-9. PMID: 18178232.
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    8. Besansky NJ, Collins FH, Townson H. A species-specific PCR for the identification of the malaria vector Anopheles bwambae. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 2006 Apr; 100(3):277-80. PMID: 16630385.
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    9. Townson H, Nathan MB, Zaim M, Guillet P, Manga L, Bos R, Kindhauser M. Exploiting the potential of vector control for disease prevention. Bull World Health Organ. 2005 Dec; 83(12):942-7. PMID: 16462987.
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    10. Cuamba N, Choi KS, Townson H. Malaria vectors in Angola: distribution of species and molecular forms of the Anopheles gambiae complex, their pyrethroid insecticide knockdown resistance (kdr) status and Plasmodium falciparum sporozoite rates. Malar J. 2006 Jan 18; 5:2. PMID: 16420701.
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    11. Vatandoost H, Oshaghi MA, Abaie MR, Shahi M, Yaaghoobi F, Baghaii M, Hanafi-Bojd AA, Zamani G, Townson H. Bionomics of Anopheles stephensi Liston in the malarious area of Hormozgan province, southern Iran, 2002. Acta Trop. 2006 Feb; 97(2):196-203. PMID: 16329986.
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    12. Behbahani A, Dutton TJ, Davies N, Townson H, Sinkins SP. Population differentiation and Wolbachia phylogeny in mosquitoes of the Aedes scutellaris group. Med Vet Entomol. 2005 Mar; 19(1):66-71. PMID: 15752179.
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    13. Donnelly MJ, McCall PJ, Lengeler C, Bates I, D'Alessandro U, Barnish G, Konradsen F, Klinkenberg E, Townson H, Trape JF, Hastings IM, Mutero C. Malaria and urbanization in sub-Saharan Africa. Malar J. 2005 Feb 18; 4:12. PMID: 15720713.
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    14. Phuc HK, Ball AJ, Son L, Hanh NV, Tu ND, Lien NG, Verardi A, Townson H. Multiplex PCR assay for malaria vector Anopheles minimus and four related species in the Myzomyia Series from Southeast Asia. Med Vet Entomol. 2003 Dec; 17(4):423-8. PMID: 14651657.
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    15. Enayati AA, Vatandoost H, Ladonni H, Townson H, Hemingway J. Molecular evidence for a kdr-like pyrethroid resistance mechanism in the malaria vector mosquito Anopheles stephensi. Med Vet Entomol. 2003 Jun; 17(2):138-44. PMID: 12823830.
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    16. Townson H. Wolbachia as a potential tool for suppressing filarial transmission. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 2002 Dec; 96 Suppl 2:S117-27. PMID: 12625925.
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    17. Manonmani A, Townson H, Adeniran T, Jambulingam P, Sahu S, Vijayakumar T. rDNA-ITS2 polymerase chain reaction assay for the sibling species of Anopheles fluviatilis. Acta Trop. 2001 Jan 15; 78(1):3-9. PMID: 11164744.
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    18. Donnelly MJ, Townson H. Evidence for extensive genetic differentiation among populations of the malaria vector Anopheles arabiensis in Eastern Africa. Insect Mol Biol. 2000 Aug; 9(4):357-67. PMID: 10971713.
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    19. Donnelly MJ, Cuamba N, Charlwood JD, Collins FH, Townson H. Population structure in the malaria vector, Anopheles arabiensis patton, in East Africa. Heredity (Edinb). 1999 Oct; 83 ( Pt 4):408-17. PMID: 10583542.
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    20. Curtis CF, Townson H. Malaria: existing methods of vector control and molecular entomology. Br Med Bull. 1998; 54(2):311-25. PMID: 9830199.
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    21. Harbach RE, Townson H, Mukwaya LG, Adeniran T. Use of rDNA-PCR to investigate the ecological distribution of Anopheles bwambae in relation to other members of the An.gambiae complex of mosquitoes in Bwamba County, Uganda. Med Vet Entomol. 1997 Oct; 11(4):329-34. PMID: 9430111.
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    22. Basáñez MG, Townson H, Williams JR, Frontado H, Villamizar NJ, Anderson RM. Density-dependent processes in the transmission of human onchocerciasis: relationship between microfilarial intake and mortality of the simuliid vector. Parasitology. 1996 Oct; 113 ( Pt 4):331-55. PMID: 8873475.
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    23. Chalk R, Albuquerque CM, Ham PJ, Townson H. Full sequence and characterization of two insect defensins: immune peptides from the mosquito Aedes aegypti. Proc Biol Sci. 1995 Aug 22; 261(1361):217-21. PMID: 7568275.
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    24. Chalk R, Townson H, Ham PJ. Brugia pahangi: the effects of cecropins on microfilariae in vitro and in Aedes aegypti. Exp Parasitol. 1995 May; 80(3):401-6. PMID: 7729475.
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    25. Townson H, Onapa AW. Identification by rDNA-PCR of Anopheles bwambae, a geothermal spring species of the An. gambiae complex. Insect Mol Biol. 1994 Nov; 3(4):279-82. PMID: 7704313.
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    26. Chalk R, Townson H, Natori S, Desmond H, Ham PJ. Purification of an insect defensin from the mosquito, Aedes aegypti. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 1994 Apr; 24(4):403-10. PMID: 8025559.
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    27. McCall PJ, Townson H, Trees AJ. Morphometric differentiation of Onchocerca volvulus and O. ochengi infective larvae. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 1992 Jan-Feb; 86(1):63-5. PMID: 1566310.
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    28. Townson H, Chaithong U. Mosquito host influences on development of filariae. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 1991 Feb; 85(1):149-63. PMID: 1888212.
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    29. Merryweather AT, Crampton JM, Townson H. Purification and properties of an esterase from organophosphate-resistant strain of the mosquito Culex quinquefasciatus. Biochem J. 1990 Feb 15; 266(1):83-90. PMID: 2178604.
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    30. Ham PJ, Baxter AJ, Thomas PM, Phillips L, Townson H. Resistance to reinfection of Simulium with onchocerca, and potential mechanisms for control. Acta Leiden. 1990; 59(1-2):151-2. PMID: 2378203.
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    31. Krafsur ES, Townson H, Davidson G, Curtis CF. Screwworm eradication is what it seems. Nature. 1986 Oct 9-15; 323(6088):495-6. PMID: 3762704.
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    32. Curtis CF, Ellis DS, Doyle PE, Hill N, Ramji BD, Irungu LW, Townson H. Susceptibility of aposymbiotic Culex quinquefasciatus to Wuchereria bancrofti. J Invertebr Pathol. 1983 Mar; 41(2):214-23. PMID: 6404991.
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    33. Meredith SE, Townson H. Enzymes for species identification in the Simulium damnosum complex form West Africa. Tropenmed Parasitol. 1981 Jun; 32(2):123-8. PMID: 6454996.
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    34. Townson H, Sulaiman I, Matthews HA. Genetic aspects of the susceptibility of Aedes aegypti to Dirofilaria and Brugia. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 1981; 75(1):175-6. PMID: 7268859.
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    35. Sulaiman I, Townson H. The genetic basis of susceptibility to infection with Dirofilaria immitis in Aedes aegypti. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 1980 Dec; 74(6):635-46. PMID: 7458468.
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    36. Minjas JN, Townson H. The successful cryopreservation of microfilariae with hydroxyethyl starch as cryoprotectant. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 1980 Oct; 74(5):571-3. PMID: 6162427.
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    37. Townson H. The development of Brugia pahangi in male Aedes aegypti of "refractory" genotype. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 1974 Jun; 68(2):239-40. PMID: 4854716.
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    38. Townson H. Esterase polymorphism in Aedes aegypti: the genetics and K m values of electrophoretically heterogeneous forms. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 1972 Jun; 66(2):255-66. PMID: 5038250.
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    39. Townson H. Mortality of various genotypes of the mosquito Aedes aegypti following the uptake of microfilariae of Brugia pahangi. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 1971 Mar; 65(1):93-106. PMID: 5575898.
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    40. Townson H. Studies of an esterase in Aedes aegypti. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 1971; 65(1):23-4. PMID: 5092421.
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    41. Townson H. The effect of infection with Brugia pahangi on the flight of Aedes aegypti. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 1970 Dec; 64(4):411-20. PMID: 5498784.
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    42. Townson H, Moore GA. Scanning electron micrographs of some mosquito structures. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 1970; 64(4):478. PMID: 5485611.
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    43. Townson H. Esterase isozymes of individual Aedes aegypti. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 1969 Dec; 63(4):413-8. PMID: 5384693.
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    44. Townson H. Electrophoretic identification of strains of Aedes aegypti. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 1969; 63(1):19-20. PMID: 5789097.
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