Congratulations to Rama Jayaraj, Pride of Australia “Inspiration Medal” 2015

Dr Rama Jayaraj, lecturer and parasitologist at Charles Darwin University (CDU), received the 2015 Pride of Australia “Inspiration Medal” for the Northern Territory (NT) at the Pride of Australia Felicitation Ceremony held in Parliament House in Darwin, NT on 7th October 2015. Dr Rama Jayaraj has made significant contributions to Indigenous education and provided high-quality…

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October newsletter out now

Download the latest ASP newsletter Vol 26 No 3 for an edition packed full of photos from our 2015 Joint Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Societies for Parasitology in Auckland, the very beautiful parasite-art “Gula Guri Mayin” available for ASP members, and some truly inspiring ASP State outreach events. This newsletter features an interview with…

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Congratulations to Abdul Jabbar – Odile Bain Memorial Prize winner 2015

Congratulations to our own ASP Victorian State Rep and veterinary parasitologist at the University of Melbourne, Abdul Jabbar, for being awarded the Odile Bain Memorial Prize winner 2015. The “Odile Bain Memorial Prize” (OBMP) is awarded annually by Parasites & Vectors in association with Merial, to perpetuate the memory of Odile Bain (28/04/1939 – 16/10/2012). This award has been established…

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The ASP’s 2014 Annual Report is now available in PDF

Download the ASP 2014 Annual Report. This 77 page report includes: An introduction by ASP President Robin B. Gasser A review of our progress on initiatives and significant contributions during 2014 A comprehensive list of publications and awards Features on Giana Bastos Gomes, Victoria Morin-Adeline, Andrea Lawrence, Geoffrey I.McFadden, Robert Adlard, Thomas H.Cribb, Alan Cowman…

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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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Professor John Pearson, fellow of the Australian Society for Parasitology, has passed away earlier this week.

Dear ASP members, Unfortunately, I have some sad news to pass along. Professor John Pearson, fellow of the Australian Society for Parasitology, passed away earlier this week. John was born in Canada and studied in Ontario Canada before moving to Brisbane as a Post-doctoral Fellow in Helminthology at the then Department of Parasitology, University of…

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Latest ASP Newsletter October 2010 Vol 21 issue 4

Download the latest ASP newsletter – October 2010 to find out about: stories and pictures from ICOPA XII, state news with all the juicy bits, good news from the just-released Australian Research Council’s Discovery and Linkage Grant Schemes, to commence in 2011, and ARC Fellowships, the latest news about the 2011 ASP Annual Conference, being…

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Awards for early career researcher, Rowena Martin

Congratulations to Rowena Martin, Australian National University and University of Melbourne, who was awarded a L’Oreal Australia For Women in Science Fellowship on 26 August 2010, the inaugural Macquarie University Eureka Prize for Early Career Research at the 2010 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes for her “Mechanisms of Drug Resistance in the Malaria Parasite” research, and…

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