ASP Online Seminar Series: 17th May 2024 @ 1pm AEST

Join our online ASP Seminar Series Friday 17th May 2024, 1pm AEST, featuring Connor McHugh, James Cook University presenting “Necator americanus recombinant proteins as novel therapeutics for inflammatory disease” and Tanapan Sukee, The University of Melbourne presenting “Cloacinid nematode parasites of Australian marsupials; from molecules and morphology to ecology”, with co-chairs Jill Chmielewski, Walter and…

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The Bridget Ogilvie Medal

Applications close next Monday 22 April 2024 for The Bridget Ogilvie Medal. The Bridget Ogilvie Medal of the Australian Society for Parasitology is an award for an Ordinary member or Fellow of the ASP who, in the opinion of the selection committee appointed by Council, has made an outstanding contribution to parasitology education. The applicant…

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ASP Online Seminar Series: 19th April 2024 @ 1pm AEST celebrating World Malaria Day

Join our online ASP Seminar Series Friday 19th April 2024, 1pm AEST, featuring Sophie Collier, The University of Melbourne presenting “Locked Out and Left Behind: A Study of Organellar Inheritance in P. berghei” and Lee Yeoh, Burnet Institute, presenting “Monoclonal antibodies and targeted vaccine design against malaria”  with co-chairs Jill Chmielewski, Walter and Eliza Hall…

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Read the latest ASP newsletter Vol 35.1 April 2024

Download the latest newsletter  ASP newsletter Vol 35.1 April 2024 (https://www.parasite.org.au/publications/newsletters/) for all the latest news in parasitology. In this newsletter: Register and submit your abstract for Parasites in the Pacific 2024 Conference, University of Auckland, New Zealand, 26 – 29 August before the early-bird deadline 26 May 2024 (NZST) 2024 Australian Society for Parasitology…

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International Women’s Day 2024

Happy International Women’s Day 2024. UN Women state that  “Women’s economic empowerment is central to a gender equal world. When women are given equal opportunities to earn, learn and lead – entire communities thrive.”  The ASP celebrate all #WomenInSTEM and want to highlight three of our awesome #womeninparasitology #ASPFellows their achievements and how they are…

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World Neglected Tropical Diseases Day 2024

Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are a diverse group of conditions1 caused by a variety of pathogens (including viruses, bacteria, parasites, fungi and toxins) and associated with devastating health, social and economic consequences. NTDs are mainly prevalent among impoverished communities in tropical areas, although some have a much larger geographical distribution. It is estimated that NTDs…

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Read the latest ASP newsletter Vol34.2 December 2023

Download the latest newsletter for some holiday cheer ASP newsletter December 2023 Vol 34.2 for (https://www.parasite.org.au/publications/newsletters/) for all the latest news in parasitology. In this newsletter: Read all about the 2023 ASP Annual Conference and see the photos, plus interviews with our prize winners! Save the date for Parasites in the Pacific 2024, University of Auckland,…

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ASP Online Seminar Series: 17 November 2023 @ 1pm AEDT

Join our online ASP Seminar Series Friday 17th November 2023, 1pm AEDT, featuring Maddy Ray, Charles Sturt University, presenting “Parasites of Australian Native Ducks” and Aya Taki, The University of Melbourne presenting “Advancing anthelmintic discovery with high-throughout screening – ‘from hit to target’” with co-chairs Jill Chmielewski, University of Adelaide, and Stuart Ralph, University of…

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Congratulations to all student prize winners from the 2023 ASP Conference!

Congratulations to all of our ASP Student Prize Winners from the 2023 ASP Annual Conference, 5-8 September, Darwin. Capella Maguire, Australian National University for her presentation “Investigating the role of mitochondrial dehydrogenases in Toxoplasma gondii” winning Best 15 Minute Talk presented by a student 2023 ASP Annual Conference 5-8 September, Darwin   Tana Sukee, The University…

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Congratulations to 2023 BMM winner Wai-Hong Tham

Congratulations to Professor Wai-Hong Tham, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute who was awarded the 2023 Bancroft- Mackerras Medal for Excellence. Professor Wai-Hong Tham received her PhD from Princeton University. She is a Lab Head and co-Chair of the Biologics Initiative at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute. She has made fundamental discoveries in novel host-pathogen…

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