Congratulations to all student prize winners from the 2022 ASP Conference!

Congratulations to Jack Ingelbrecht, Murdoch University for his presentation “A new microbothriid monogenean Dermopristis pterophilus n. sp. from the skin of the Critically Endangered green sawfish Pristis zijsron Bleeker, 1851 (Batoidea: Pristidae) in Western Australia” winning Best 15 Minute Talk presented by a student 2022 ASP Conference 4-7 July, Cairns. Congratulations to Samantha Gunasekera, Murdoch University for her presentation…

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Congratulations BMM 2022 winner Tania de Koning-Ward

Congratulations to Professor Tania de Koning-Ward who was awarded the 2022 Bancroft-Mackerras Medal for Excellence from the Australian Society for Parasitology. Professor Tania de Koning-Ward has made a substantial contribution to knowledge in the field of malaria, in particular to understanding the molecular basis for key events in the parasite’s life-cycle. The work has the…

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March newsletter out now!

Download the ASP newsletter March 2022 Vol 33.1 for all the latest news in parasitology. In this newsletter: Last chance to submit your abstract for the #2022ASP Conference 4-7 July in Cairns, Queensland with the early-bird deadline 31 March 2022 www.parasite.org.au/conference2022 2022 Australian Society for Parasitology AGM will be held as a hybrid, face-to-face at the…

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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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