We have a vacancy of Research Assistant in Mosquito Olfaction

The project will be focussed on live imaging from olfactory receptor neurons and behavioural experiments in larvae of malaria mosquitoes, using the newly developed transgenic mosquito lines. Please see the job description here:



and please contact Lena if you have any questions or want to discuss the project informally.

Key references:

Afify A, Betz JF, Riabinina O, Lahondere C, Potter CJ. (2019) Commonly used insect repellents hide human odors from Anopheles mosquitoes. Current Biology, 29, 1-12. link

Riabinina O, Task D, Marr E, Lin C-C, Alford R, O’Brochta DA, Potter CJ.  (2016) Organisation of olfactory centers in the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae. Nature Communications, 7, 13010. link