Andy Bell

asb15@psu.edu
Website:
Email: BelAndrw@aol.com

C.V.

JOBS:

Pennsylvania State University (2008-2011; 2013-)
Associate Research Professor


University of Edinburgh (2003- 2008)
Post-doctoral research assistant

University of Glasgow (2000-2003)
Post-doctoral research assistant

University of Stirling (1999-2000)
Post-doctoral research assistant

Tokyo University of Fisheries (1996-1999)
Research fellow

DEGREES:

PhD University of Stirling & Natural History Museum, London (1996)
BSc (Hons) Zoology & Biochemistry, University of Leeds (1989 )

Research interests

host-parasite interactions; within-host competition; drug-resistance; vaccine escape; the evolution of virulence; qPCR/digital PCR; next generation sequencing

Publications



Kennedy DA, Cairns CL, Jones MJ, Bell AS, Salathe RM, Baigent SJ,Nair VK, Dunn PA, Read AF.  (2017). Industry-wide surveillance of Marek’s disease virus on commercial poultry farms: underlying potential for virulence evolution and vaccine escape. http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/075192.

Utsav Pandey, Andrew S. Bell, Daniel W. Renner, David A. Kennedy, Jacob T.Shreve, Chris L. Cairns, Matthew J. Jones, Patricia A. Dunn, Andrew F.Read, Moriah L. Szpara. (2016). DNA from Dust: Comparative Genomics of Large DNA Viruses in Field Surveillance Samples. mSphere: 1(5), e00132-16.

Huijben, S., Day, T., Bell, A.S., Sim, D.G., Salathe, R., Tomasello, D., Seliga, R., Mideo, N. & Read, A.F. (2013). Aggressive chemotherapy and the selection of drug resistant pathogens. PLoS Pathogens 9: e1003578.


Murdock, C.C., Paaijmans, K.P., Bell, A.S., King, J., Hilyer, J.F., Read, A.F. & Thomas, M.B. (2012). Complex effects of temperature on mosquito immune function. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B 279: 3357-3366.

Schneider, P.,  Bell, A.S., Sim, D., O'Donnell, A.J., Blanford, S., Paaijmans, K.P., Read, A.F. & Reece, S.E. (2012). Virulence, drug sensitivity and transmission success in the rodent malaria Plasmodium chabaudi. Proceedings of the Royal Society London Series B 279: 4677-4685.

Barclay, V., Sim, D., Chan, B.H.K., Nell, L.A., Rabaa, M.A., Bell, A.S., Anders, R.F., Read, A.F. (2012). The evolutionary consequences of blood-stage vaccination on the rodent malaria Plasmodium chabaudi. PLoS Biology 10: e1001368.

Bell, A. S., Huijben. S., Paaijmans, K.P., Sim, D., Chan, B.H.K., Nelson, W.A. & Read, A.F. (2012). Enhanced transmission of drug-resistant parasites to mosquitoes following drug treatment in rodent malaria. Plos One 7: e37172.

Anderson, R.D., Bell, A.S., Blanford, S., Paaijmans, K.P. & Thomas, M.B. (2011). Comparative virulence and growth kinetics of four different isolates of entompathogenic fungi in the house fly Musca domestica L. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 107: 179-184.

Mideo, N., Nelson, WA., Reece, S.E.,, Bell, A.S., Read A.F., & Day, T. (2011). Bridging scales in the evolution of infectious disease life histories: data. Evolution. doi:10.1111/j.1558-5646.2011.01382.x

Paaijmans, K.P., Blanford, S., Bell, A.S., Blanford, J.I., Read, A.F. & Thomas, M.B. (2010). Influence of climate on malaria transmission depends on daily temperature variation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences [early edition]

Bell, A.S., Blanford, S., Jenkins, N., Thomas, M.B., & Read, A.F. (2009). Real-time quantitative PCR for analysis of candidate fungal biopesticides against malaria: technique validation and first applications. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 100: 160-168.

Bell, A.S., de Roode, C.J., Sim, D. & Read, A. F. (2006) . Within-host competition in genetically diverse malaria infections: parasite virulence and competitive success. Evolution. 60 (7):1358-1371.

Raberg, L., de Roode, C.J., Bell, A.S., Stamou, P., Gray, D., & Read, A.F (2006). Within-host competition in genetically diverse malaria infections: the role of immune-mediated interactions. American Naturalist.168 (1).

de Roode, J.C., Pansini, R., Cheesman, S.J., Helinski, M.E.H., Huijben, S., Wargo, A.R., Bell, A.S., Chan, B.H.K., Walliker, D., & Read, A.F. (2005). Virulence and competitive ability in genetically diverse malaria infections. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA.102: 7624-7628

Mackinnon, M.J., Bell, A., & Read, A.F. (2005). The effects of mosquito transmission and population bottlenecking on virulence, multiplication rate and resetting in rodent malaria. International Journal for Parasitology 35: 145-153.

de Roode, J.C., Culleton, R., Bell, A.S., & Read, A.F. (2004). Competitive release of drug resistance following drug treatment of mixed Plasmodium chabaudi infections. Malaria Journal 3:33. doi:10.1186/1475-2875-3-33.

Bell, A. S., & Ranford-Cartwright, L. (2004). Real-time quantification of Plasmodium falciparum DNA. International Journal for Parasitology: 34(7) 795-802.

Freeman, M., Bell, A. S. & Sommerville, C. (2003). Occurrence of a new hyperparasitic microsporidian infecting the sea louse Lepioptherius salmonis. Journal of Fish Disease 26: 667-676.

Bell, A. S. & Ranford-Cartwright, L. (2002). Quantitative real-time PCR. Trends in Parasitology 18(8): 347-352.

Bell, A. S. & Sommerville, C. (2002). Molecular evidence for the synonymy of Apatemon gracilis and A. annuligerum, strigeids parasitic as metacercariae in freshwater fishes. Journal of Helminthology 76: 193-198

Lee, S-J., Yokoyama, H., & Bell, A. S. (2002). Occurrence of a new microsporidian in the skeletal muscle of the flying fish Cypselurus pinnatibarbatus japonicus (Exocoetidae) from Yakushima, Japan. Folia Parasitologica 49: 9-15.

Bell, A. S., Sommerville, C. & Gibson, D. I. (2002). Multivariate analyses of morphometrical features of Apatemon gracilis (Rudolphi, 1819) and A. annuligerum (Nordmann, 1832) (Digenea, Strigeidae) metacercariae. Systematic Parasitology 51: 121-133.

Bell, A. S., Sommerville, C. & Valtonen, E. T. (2001) A molecular phylogeny of the genus Ichthyocotylurus (Digenea, Strigeidae). International Journal for Parasitology 31: 833-842.

Bell, A. S., Aoki, T. & Yokoyama, H. (2001). Phylogenetic relationships among microsporidia based on rDNA sequence data, with particular reference to fish-infecting Microsporidium Balbiani 1884 species. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology 48(3): 258-265.

Bell, A. S., Yokoyama, H., Aoki, T., Takahashi, M. & Maruyama, K. (1999). Single and nested polymerase chain reaction assays for the detection of Microsporidium seriolae (Microspora), the causative agent of “Beko” disease in yellowtail Seriola quinqueradiata. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 37 127-134.

Bell, A. S., Sommerville, C. & Gibson, D. I. (1999). Cercarial emergence of Ichthyocotylurus erraticus (Rudolphi, 1809), I. variegatus (Creplin, 1825) and Apatemon gracilis (Rudolphi, 1819). Parasitology Research 85(5): 387-392.

Bell, A. S., Sommerville, C. & Gibson, D. I. (1998). Karyotype and chromosome morphologies of three strigeid digeneans: Ichthyocotylurus erraticus (Rudolphi, 1809), I. variegatus (Creplin, 1825) and Apatemon gracilis (Rudolphi, 1819). Systematic Parasitology 41(3): 169-178.

Bell, A. S., Gibson, D. I. & Sommerville, C. (1997). Chaetotaxy and surface structures of the miracidia of Ichthyocotylurus erraticus (Rudolphi, 1809), I. variegatus (Creplin, 1825) and Apatemon gracilis (Rudolphi, 1819). Systematic Parasitology 36(3): 203-212.

Bell, A. S., Gibson, D. I. & Sommerville, C. (1997). Chaetotaxy and armature of Ichthyocotylurus erraticus (Rudolphi, 1809) and I. variegatus (Creplin, 1825) cercariae (Digenea, Strigeidae). Parasitology Research 83(1): 70-76.

Miscellaneous

2006 & 2011-2013: travelblog.org/bloggers/yeti

2015- CARPology: Carp letter from America