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Silke Fuchs



Research Associate

Division of Cell and Molecular Biology
Sir Alexander Fleming Building

Research Interests

  • Accelerate ageing in Anopheles gambiae mosquitoes


2007- Diplom at Friedrich-Schiller-Universitaet Jena, Germany
2012- PhD at Imperial College London
since 2012- Research Associate at Imperial College London


  1. Fuchs S, Nolan T, Crisanti A. Mosquito transgenic technologies to reduce Plasmodium transmission . Methods Mol Biol (2013), 923, 601-22.

  2. Fuchs S, Bundy JG, Davies SK, Viney JM, Swire JS, Leroi AM. A metabolic signature of long life in Caenorhabditis elegans. BMC Biol. 2010 Feb 10;8:14. reviewed in Gallo M, Riddle DL. Regulation of metabolism in Caenorhabditis elegans longevity. J Biol. 2010;9(1):7. Epub 2010 Feb 10.

  3. Swire J, Fuchs S, Bundy JG, Leroi AM. The cellular geometry of growth drives the amino acid economy of Caenorhabditis elegans. Proc Biol Sci. 2009 Aug 7;276(1668):2747-54. Epub 2009 May 13. reviewed in Casci T. Development: Cells size themselves up. Nature Reviews Genetics 10, 429 (July 2009) | doi:10.1038/nrg2618