One Health 9th Tick and Tick-borne Pathogen Conference & 1st Asia Pacific Rickettsia Conference

If you are interested in ticks, tick transmitted pathogens [human and animal] or rickettsiae [and related microbes], then this joint conference is for you! One Health 9th Tick and Tick-borne Pathogen Conference & 1st Asia Pacific Rickettsia Conference (www.ttp9-aprc1.com) will be held in CAIRNS, AUSTRALIA, from the 27th August- 1st September 2017 and promises to…

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Malaria Experimental Genetics course, UK, 8-14 May 2016

WELLCOME GENOME CAMPUS, HINXTON, UK This laboratory-based course will give participants a working knowledge of, and practical experience in, cutting edge Plasmodium experimental genetics techniques, from designing gene targeting vectors and creating transgenic parasites to phenotyping the strains produced. The programme strategy will be to follow a Plasmodium experimental genetics experiment from conception to completion, equipping attendees to design and carry out their…

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Control of Tropical Livestock Parasites

Control of Tropical Livestock Parasites into the Future Symposium sponsored by ASP at the Tropical Agriculture Conference 16 – 18 November 2015 at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre  Resistance to parasiticides is compromising the efficiency of control programs and global warming is expected to increase the impacts of parasites and arthropod borne diseases. This…

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Fish Histopathology Workshops 2015

23 November 2015 Introduction to Fish Histology 24-26 November 2015 Fish Histopathology Workshop Instructors: Dr Judy Handlinger, IMAS, University of Tasmania Dr Brian Jones, MPI New Zealand Dr Graeme Knowles DPIPWE Dr Mark Adams, IMAS, University of Tasmania Professor Barbara Nowak, IMAS, University of Tasmania Small groups, personalised delivery for diverse backgrounds, suitable for beginners…

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Malaria, HIV, hepatitis and vaccines: new research, future treatments

Centenary public talks at Walter and Eliza Hall Institute Wednesday 10 June 2015, 6-7pm Register online: www.wehi.edu.au/publictalks What does the future hold for infectious diseases? Find out about the latest research from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute and ask your questions of Melbourne’s leading experts in an extended Q&A session. Malaria: Dr Julie Healer HIV and hepatitis: Dr Marc Pellegrini Vaccines: Professor Gabrielle…

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Parasites, people and art

Artists are collaborating with the Australian Society for Parasitology on a unique project exploring the theme of parasites and the health. Supported by our Inspiring Australia grant, Bernard Lee Singleton will create a painting and Tai Inoue will create a piece of digital art to accompany the painting. This will be the final part of a…

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