December newsletter out now

Download the latest ASP newsletter (www.parasite.org.au/publications/newsletters/), ASP Volume 26 Issue 4 December 2015, our final newsletter for 2015 featuring: Special reports from the Editors for IJP, IJP:PAW and IJP:DDR with some stunning images (see the front cover of the newsletter); ASP Conference news for the International Congress of Tropical Medicine and Malaria 2016; Prizes and…

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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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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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New Scientist Eureka Prize for Science Photography 2015 Finalist Aileen Elliot, Murdoch University

Congratulations to Aileen Elliot from Murdoch University for her Thorny-headed worm image making it to the finals of the New Scientist Eureka Prize for Science Photography Seeing amazing life forms, such as this thorny-headed worm (phylum Acanthocephala), has the power to turn a mundane day in the lab into one of sheer brilliance. While dissecting…

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