5th Australian Health & Medical Research Congress Registration Deadlines

Deadlines for the 5th Australian Health & Medical Research Congress are rapidly approaching! Oral Abstract submission deadline – Friday 6th August, 2010 Early bird registration deadline – Friday 6th August, 2010 Poster abstract submission deadline – Friday 10th September, 2010. Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of this unique event – the largest multi-disciplinary…

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PARA-SITE goes live

Sponsored by the ASP and the ARC/NHMRC Network for Parasitology and developed by Prof. Peter O’Donoghue and Lynn Pryor at the University of Queensland, PARA-SITE is a pioneering, interactive educational tool dealing with parasites of human and livestock. The website provides a wealth of information and educational resources and will prove to be an invaluable…

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Australian parasitology researchers have been awarded funding by the NHMRC to run OzEMalaR, the Australia – Europe Malaria Research Cooperation, commencing in 2010

Congratulations to Geoff McFadden (University of Melbourne), Kevin Saliba (ANU) and colleagues who were successful in their project grant application for Australia – Europe Malaria Research Cooperation – OzEMalaR and were awarded $830,000 over 5 years. Malaria is a global problem with no single solution. A large, but sometimes disjointed, research community is addressing the…

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WEHI researchers have identified a key protein used by the malaria parasite to transform human red blood cells

Congratulations to Walter and Eliza Hall Institute researchers who have identified a key protein used by the malaria parasite to transform human red blood cells, ensuring the parasite’s survival. Their discovery means researchers have a clear target against which to develop a new class of anti-malarial drugs that destroy the parasite. Dr Justin Boddey, Dr…

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ICOPA XII

15th-20th Aug 2010 The Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre Melbourne Australia The XIIth International Congress of Parasitology (ICOPA) will be held in Melbourne, Australia, from 15-20th August 2010 at the new Exhibition and Convention Centre. All are invited to join the parasitology community at this exceptional facility that lies in the heart of Melbourne in…

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Hot off the press ASP Newsletter – May 2010

Download the latest ASP newsletter ASPnewsletterMay10v21i2 to find out about: OzEMalaR – our Australia – Europe malaria research collaborative grants scheme application closing dates for Network Travel Awards and information about all of the ASP Awards how to apply for ASP student member travel grants to attend ICOPA XII State news Conference news, and the…

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