Vo Thi Long


Vo Thi Long



Head of Insectary



Ms Vo Thi Long graduated from nursing school at the University of Medicine and Pharmacy in 1977 and received a BSc of Biology at the University of Natural Science in 1989  She attended a training course at the Institute of Medical Research, Malaysia in 2000 and obtained the Diploma for Applying Parasitology and Entomology (DAP & E). She has worked with the Dengue group – OUCRU HCMC since 2008 as an entomologist. Long is involved in all OUCRU studies on mosquito vector competence (wild-type and Wolbachia-infected mosquitoes) and human-to-mosquito transmission of dengue. As Head of the Insectary Lab, she is responsible for managing and developing the capacity of junior staff.


Whitehorn, J., D.T. Kien, N.M. Nguyen, H.L. Nguyen, P.P. Kyrylos, L.B. Carrington, C.N. Tran, N.T. Quyen, V. Thi, D. Le Thi, N.T. Truong, T.T. Luong, C.V. Nguyen, B. Wills, M. Wolbers, and C.P. Simmons, Comparative Susceptibility of Aedes albopictus and Aedes aegypti to Dengue Virus Infection After Feeding on Blood of Viremic Humans: Implications for Public Health. J Infect Dis, 2015. 212(8): p. 1182-90.

Neil M. Ferguson, Duong Thi Hue Kien, Hannah Clapham, Ricardo Aguas, Vu Tuan Trung, Tran Nguyen Bich Chau, Jean Popovici, Peter A. Ryan, Scott L. O’Neill, Elizabeth A. McGraw,  Vo Thi Long, Le Thi Dui, Hoa L. Nguyen, Nguyen Van Vinh Chau, Bridget Wills, Cameron P. Simmons. Modeling the impact on virus transmission of Wolbachia-mediated blocking of dengue virus infection of Aedes aegypti. Science Translational Medicine. March 2015:7(279):279ra37

Lauren B Carrington, Hoa L Nguyen, Nguyet Minh Nguyen, T H Kien Duong, Trung Vu Tuan, Nguyen Thi Giang, Nhu Vu Tuyet, Dui Le Thi, Long Vo Thi,· Chau N Tran, Cameron P Simmons. Naturally-Acquired Dengue Virus Infections Do Not Reduce Short-Term Survival of Infected Aedes aegypti from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam .The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. Jan 2015

James Whitehorn, Long Vo Thi, Le Thi Dui and Cameron P Simmons. Aedes aegypti (L.) survival after exposure to ivermectin. Vol. 44 No. 2 March 2013.

Nguyet Minh Nguyen, Duong Thi Hue Kien, Vu Tuan Trung, Nguyen Than Ha Quyen, Tran Nguyen Bich Chau, Vo Thi Long, Le Thi Dui, Hoa Lan Nguyen, Jeremy Farrar, Edward C. Holmes, Maia A. Rabaa,Juliet E. Bryant, Nguyen Thanh Truong, Nguyen Thi Cam Huong, Nguyen Thi Hong Lan, Pham Phuong Mai, Nguyen The Hung, Luong Thi Hue Tai, Bridget Wills, Nguyen Van Vinh Chau, Marcel Wolbers, Cameron P. Simmons. Host and viral features of human dengue cases shape the population of infected and infectious Aedes aegypti mosquitoes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Lauren B. Carrington, Bich Chau Nguyen Tran, Nhat Thanh Hoang Le< Tai Thi Hue Luong, Truong Thanh Nguyen, Phong Thanh Nguyen, Chau Van Vinh Nguyen,Huong Thi Cam Nguyen, Trung Tuan Vu, Long Vo Thi, Dui Le Thi, Nhu Tuyet Vu,Giang Thi Nguyen, Hung Quoc Luu, Anh Duc Dang, Tim P. Hurst, Scott L. O’Neill, Vi Thuy Tran, Duong Thi Hue Kien, Nguyet Minh Nguyen, Marcel Wolbers, Bridget Wills, Cameron P. Simmons. Field and clinically-derived estimates of Wolbachia-mediated blocking of dengue virus transmission potential in Aedes aegypti mosquitoesPNAS January 9, 2018 115 (2) 361-366; first published December 26, 2017.