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…Details
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…Details
The second WFP Newsletter for 2015 is available now. Please click the link below to open the newsletter in PDF format.
We are pleased to announce a EuPathDB parasite bioinformatics workshop to be held at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Melbourne, Vic, Aus from February 15-19, 2016. The workshop is held the week before the Molecular Approaches to Malaria Conference 2016. Please note that the workshop expenses are covered by the course. Accommodation costs will be…Details
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…Details
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…Details
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…Details
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…Details