Miss Alesha Myers

Research Assistant

United Kingdom

I joined the Environmental Health Group and Department of Disease Control at LSHTM as a Research Assistant in December 2022. I hold an MSc in Control of Infectious Diseases from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and a BSc in Biomedical and Molecular Diagnostics from Technological University Dublin.


Department of Disease Control
Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases


I am a tutor on the DL Infectious Disease course for two modules IDM102 "Principles of Biology" and IDM104 "Control of Infectious Diseases". I also run the practical laboratory session for the WASH and Health module.


I am working with Assistant Professor Jackie Knee and Lynn Grignard carrying out the molecular analysis (TaqMan Array Card) for several water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) related projects within the Environmental Health Group.
Research Area
Molecular biology
Molecular epidemiology
Environmental health
Environmental hygiene
Disease and Health Conditions
Intestinal helminths
Diarrhoeal diseases
Infectious diseases

Selected Publications

Enteric pathogen detection among children discharged from outpatient treatment for severe acute malnutrition and associations with subsequent relapse in South Sudan
KNEE, J; D'Mello-Guyett, L; Grignard, L; MYERS, A; King, S; Agong, J; Gose, M; Lamaka, NG; Marshak, A; Trehan, I; Ayoub, K; Stobaugh, H; CUMMING, O;
Center for Open Science
Identifying suitable methods for evaluating the sterilising effects of pyriproxyfen on adult malaria vectors: a comparison of the oviposition and ovary dissection methods
MYERS, A; Fagbohoun, J; Houetohossou, G; Ndombidje, B; Govoetchan, R; Todjinou, D; NGUFOR, C;
Research Square Platform LLC
Enteric pathogen exposure and risk of relapse among children recovered from severe acute malnutrition in South Sudan
Knee, J; D'Mello-Guyett, L; Grignard, L; MYERS, A; Stobaugh, H; Cumming, O;
Emergency Environmental Health Forum
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