Congratulations to all ASP student member prize winners from the 2021 ASP Conference Prizes!

Congratulations to Madeline Dans for her presentation “The sulfonylpiperazine MMV020291 prevents red blood cell invasion through interference with actin-1/profilin dynamics in the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum” winning Best 15 Minute Talk by an ASP Student Member 2021 ASP Online Conference Congratulations to Qiao Su for her presentation “In vitro selection of Giardia duodenalis for Albendazole resistance identifies a β-tubulin…

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Congratulations to 2021 ASP Fellow, David Jenkins

Congratulations to 2021 Fellow of the Australian Society for Parasitology, David Jenkins! David Jenkins is Associate Professor (Veterinary Parasitology), School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences, Charles Sturt University and Part-time lecturer in parasitology, Research School of Biology, Australian National University. David Jenkins began what is now a 40+ year career as a parasitologist, beginning in…

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Congratulations to 2021 ASP Fellow, Una Ryan

Congratulations to 2021 Fellow of the Australian Society for Parasitology, Una Ryan! Una Ryan is Professor in Biochemistry at the School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences at Murdoch University. Professor Una Ryan is an internationally recognised expert in molecular epidemiology of protozoan parasites and vector-borne diseases and she is the leader of the Vector and…

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National NAIDOC week #HealCountry

Happy National NAIDOC week! NAIDOC celebrations are held around Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. #HealCountry is the 2021 NAIDOC theme Heal Country! – calls for stronger measures to recognise, protect, and maintain all aspects of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and heritage.…

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Carbon Neutral Conferences – ASP Climate Focus Series 9 Sept 1pm AEST

ASP Climate Focus Series: Seminar 3 “Carbon Neutral Conferences” Join ASP on ZOOM for the ASP Climate Focus Series: Seminar 3 “Carbon Neutral Conferences” with Associate Professor Justin Boddey. Thursday 9th September, 1:00pm – 2:00pm (AEST) ASP Climate Focus Series: Seminar 3 “Carbon Neutral Conferences” Join ASP on ZOOM for the ASP Climate Focus Series: Seminar…

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July newsletter out now!

download the latest ASP newsletter  (www.parasite.org.au/publications/newsletters/ ), Vol 32 Issue 2 July 2021. In this newsletter: 2021 ASP Annual General Meeting. Congratulations to the 2021 BMM winner and how to nominate for the 2022 BMM. Congratulations to ASP members elected as Fellows of the Australian Academy of Science  in 2021. Photos from the State social…

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Congratulations Dr. Giel van Dooren, Bancroft-Mackerras Medal for Excellence 2021 winner

Congratulations to Dr. Giel van Dooren who was awarded the 2021 Bancroft-Mackerras Medal for Excellence from the Australian Society for Parasitology. Giel van Dooren is a Senior Lecturer at the Research School of Biology, Australian National University, Australia. He is a parasitologist through and through. After graduating from the University of Melbourne with Bachelor of…

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STA annual Employment and Remuneration Survey

Science & Technology Australia and Professionals Australia invite you to participate in the annual Professional Scientist Employment and Remuneration Survey. Through this survey, you will contribute to the most comprehensive benchmark report of scientist remuneration and employment conditions in Australia. The survey will also provide important insights into the unprecedented impact that COVID-19 has had…

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ASP parasitologists recognised among our nation’s most distinguished scientists

Congratulations to ASP members, Professor Barbara Nowak, The Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) and Deputy Associate Dean of Research at University of Tasmania, Burnet Institute Director and CEO Professor Brendan Crabb AC, and Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor Robin Gasser, Parasitologist at the University of Melbourne, who are among 22 scientists acknowledged for their…

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ASP Online Seminar Series: 28 May @ 1pm AEST

Join our online ASP Seminar Series with Cecilia Power from RMIT, Melbourne, speaking about “Bloody flukes – a look at aporocotylids from cultured Southern bluefin tuna” and Emily Crisafulli from The University of Melbourne speaking about “Drug interactions in malaria parasites: Australia’s leading malaria prophylactic behaves antagonistically with a front-line antimalarial” with our co-chairs Stuart…

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