ASP Online Seminar Series: 26 March @ 1pm AEDT

Join our online ASP Seminar Series with Siobhon Egan from Murdoch University, speaking speaking on “What’s in the wildlife? Surveillance of ticks and their associated microbes in Australian wildlife.” and Bonnie Dern, from Flinders University, speaking on “Of parasites and pygmy bluetongues: An investigation of parasite and gut microbiota dynamics following a wildlife translocation.” with co-chairs…

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Outreach Event: ASP Victoria Picnic Thursday 11th March 430-6pm AEDT at the Melbourne Royal Botanic Gardens

ASP members and new recruits are invited to a face-to-face, family-friendly, free ASP social event after a very long and difficult year under strict COVID restrictions on Thursday 11th March 430-6pm AEDT at the Melbourne Royal Botanic Gardens. This event aims to bring current members and attract new members together in a relaxed environment with…

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ASP Climate Focus Series: Seminar 2 “Parasites and Climate” with Dr Andreas Stroehlein, 4th March @ 1pm AEDT

Join the ASP on ZOOM for the ASP Climate Focus Series: Seminar 2 “Parasites and Climate” with Dr Andreas Stroehlein from The University of Melbourne on Thursday 4th March, 1:00pm – 2:00pm (AEDT). Dr Andreas Stroehlein is a Postdoctoral Researcher in Parasite Genetics & Genomics within the Melbourne Veterinary School, Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural…

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Read the December 2020 ASP Newsletter

Festive Greetings from the ASP! Please download the latest ASP newsletter to read at your leisure over the holiday period (www.parasite.org.au/publications/newsletters/ ), Vol 31 Issue 5 December 2020, it’s packed with fabulous stories from our researchers and Journals with some truly stunning images. In this newsletter: ASP Climate-Focus seminar series and our first event “Sustainability…

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Season’s Greetings from the ASP

On behalf of the ASP Council I would like to wish you all Season’s Greetings and Happy New Year! ASP President, Prof Barbara Nowak, University of Tasmania Image Chromis nitida fish with Anilocra pomacentri parasite attached copyright Robert D. Adlard 1986. On our Season’s Greetings card the fish is the Shining Puller, Chromis nitida, and…

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Parasitology Education Before and After the COVID-19 Pandemic

Read the latest Trends in Parasitology article about Education in Parasitology and access the resources online! Abdul Jabbar, Charles G. Gauci, Clare A. Anstead, Parasitology Education Before and After the COVID-19 Pandemic, Trends in Parasitology, 2020, ISSN 1471-4922, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pt.2020.10.009. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1471492220302944) sharelink to article https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1c3iB5Eb1x5BPW © 2020 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

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ASP Seminar Series: 10 Dec @ 1pm AEDT

Join our online ASP Seminar Series on Thursday 10th December 2020 at 1pm AEDT with researchers Myllena Melo, from the Laboratory of Molecular Biology and Endemic Diseases of Instituto Oswaldo Cruz (IOC) from Fiocruz Rio de Janeiro -Brazil, speaking on “Quantification of parasites load in sera samples of patients with distinct clinical manifestations during the…

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Parasitravaganza 2020: Insights into a Virtual Parasitology Conference #TrendsTalk publication

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to challenge parasitology research, with access to laboratories and field work limited by the social distancing and lockdown and in particular for early-career researchers (ECRs). Following the postponement of the face-to-face 2020 ISFPX & ASP Annual Conference the ASP organised an online conference ‘Parasitravaganza 2020’ on July 30-31 for ECRs to…

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