May newsletter out now

Download the latest ASP newsletter (www.parasite.org.au/publications/newsletters/), ASP Volume 27 Issue 1 May 2016, our first newsletter for 2016 featuring: Journal news for IJP, IJP:PAW and IJP:DDR with ASP member publications and new social media links for you to like/follow; Late breaking abstract submission open (now), ASP Student Conference Travel Grants deadline (soon) and other conference news for the International…

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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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The ASP’s 2014 Annual Report is now available in PDF

Download the ASP 2014 Annual Report. This 77 page report includes: An introduction by ASP President Robin B. Gasser A review of our progress on initiatives and significant contributions during 2014 A comprehensive list of publications and awards Features on Giana Bastos Gomes, Victoria Morin-Adeline, Andrea Lawrence, Geoffrey I.McFadden, Robert Adlard, Thomas H.Cribb, Alan Cowman…

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Parasites, people and art

Artists are collaborating with the Australian Society for Parasitology on a unique project exploring the theme of parasites and the health. Supported by our Inspiring Australia grant, Bernard Lee Singleton will create a painting and Tai Inoue will create a piece of digital art to accompany the painting. This will be the final part of a…

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Professor John Pearson, fellow of the Australian Society for Parasitology, has passed away earlier this week.

Dear ASP members, Unfortunately, I have some sad news to pass along. Professor John Pearson, fellow of the Australian Society for Parasitology, passed away earlier this week. John was born in Canada and studied in Ontario Canada before moving to Brisbane as a Post-doctoral Fellow in Helminthology at the then Department of Parasitology, University of…

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