Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Andrew Fraser Read, PhD

Andrew Fraser Read, PhD

Evan Pugh Professor of Biology and Entomology, Biology
Professor of Biotechnology, Eberly College of Science
Scientific Program:Experimental Therapeutics

Research Interests

  • Malaria
  • Parasites
  • Infection
  • Virulence
  • Culicidae
  • Plasmodium chabaudi
  • Rodentia
  • Pharmaceutical Preparations
  • Population
  • Clone Cells
  • Immunity
  • Drug Resistance

Recent Publications


Morley, VJ, Woods, RJ & Read, AF 2019, 'Bystander Selection for Antimicrobial Resistance: Implications for Patient Health', Trends in Microbiology, vol. 27, no. 10, pp. 864-877.
Kinnear, CL, Patel, TS, Young, CL, Marshall, V, Newton, DW, Read, AF & Woods, RJ 2019, 'Impact of an antimicrobial stewardship intervention on within- and between-patient daptomycin resistance evolution in vancomycin-resistant enterococcus faecium', Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy, vol. 63, no. 4, e01800-18.
Richardson, LA, Schmid, SL, Bhandoola, A, Harly, C, Hedenström, A, Laub, MT, Mace, GM, Sengupta, P, Stock, AM, Read, AF, Malik, HS, Estelle, M, Lowell, S & Kimmelman, J 2019, 'The plos biology xv collection: 15 years of exceptional science highlighted across 12 months', PLoS biology, vol. 17, no. 2, e3000180.


Huijben, S, Chan, BHK, Nelson, WA & Read, AF 2018, 'The impact of within-host ecology on the fitness of a drug-resistant parasite', Evolution, Medicine and Public Health, vol. 2018, no. 1, pp. 127-137.


Read, AF & Kerr, PJ 2017, 'Do pathogens gain virulence as hosts become more resistant?' Scientist, vol. 31, no. 10.
Read, AF 2017, Ecology, Evolution, and the Cancer Patient. in Ecology and Evolution of Cancer. Elsevier Inc., pp. 255-257.




Kennedy, DA, Dunn, JR, Dunn, P & Read, AF 2015, 'An observational study of the temporal and spatial patterns of Marek's-disease-associated leukosis condemnation of young chickens in the United States of America', Preventive Veterinary Medicine, vol. 120, no. 3-4, pp. 328-335.
Day, T, Huijben, S & Read, AF 2015, 'Is selection relevant in the evolutionary emergence of drug resistance?', Trends in Microbiology, vol. 23, no. 3, pp. 126-133.
Carlton, JM, Volkman, SK, Uplekar, S, Hupalo, DN, Pereira Alves, JM, Cui, L, Donnelly, M, Roos, DS, Harb, OS, Acosta, M, Read, AF, Ribolla, PEM, Singh, OP, Valecha, N, Wassmer, SC, Ferreira, M & Escalante, AA 2015, 'Population Genetics, Evolutionary Genomics, and Genome-Wide Studies of Malaria: A View Across the International Centers of Excellence for Malaria Research', The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene, vol. 93, no. 3, pp. 87-98.
Huijben, S, Chan, BHK & Read, AF 2015, 'Relevance of undetectably rare resistant malaria parasites in treatment failure: Experimental evidence from Plasmodium chabaudi', American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, vol. 92, no. 6, pp. 1214-1221.
Pollitt, LC, Sim, DG, Salathé, R & Read, AF 2015, 'Understanding genetic variation in in vivo tolerance to artesunate: Implications for treatment efficacy and resistance monitoring', Evolutionary Applications, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 296-304.

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