26th International Conference of the World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology

26th International Conference of the World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology (WAAVP 2017) will be held from the 4th to 8th September, 2017 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The Conference Theme is: Combating Zoonoses: Strength in East – West Partnerships. Check out the great price for Super Early Bird!…

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Malaria Experimental Genetics course, UK, 8-14 May 2016

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…

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EuPathDB bioinformatics workshop, WEHI, February 15-19, 2016

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…

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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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October newsletter out now

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…

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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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