Wear it Purple Day 2021

Wear It Purple Day 2021 is Friday 27th August, the theme is Start the Conversation…Keep it Going (https://www.wearitpurple.org/we-are-the-change-2020-theme) Wear it Purple has a simple message: “You have the right to be proud of who you are.” Who you love and how you define yourself does not change that. If we are to empower rainbow young…

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ASP Online Seminar Series: 27 August @ 1pm AEST

Join our online ASP Seminar Series with Roland Ruscher from James Cook University, speaking about “High throughput screening of hookworm secreted proteins reveals novel anti-inflammatory biologics” and Muhammad Noman Naseem from University of Queensland speaking about “Buffalo fly lesions; are Stephanofilaria to blame?” with co-chairs Sarah Preston (Federation University) and Ali Raza (University of Queensland).…

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Congratulations to all ASP student member prize winners from the 2021 ASP Conference Prizes!

Congratulations to Madeline Dans for her presentation “The sulfonylpiperazine MMV020291 prevents red blood cell invasion through interference with actin-1/profilin dynamics in the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum” winning Best 15 Minute Talk by an ASP Student Member 2021 ASP Online Conference Congratulations to Qiao Su for her presentation “In vitro selection of Giardia duodenalis for Albendazole resistance identifies a β-tubulin…

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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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July newsletter out now!

download the latest ASP newsletter  (www.parasite.org.au/publications/newsletters/ ), Vol 32 Issue 2 July 2021. In this newsletter: 2021 ASP Annual General Meeting. Congratulations to the 2021 BMM winner and how to nominate for the 2022 BMM. Congratulations to ASP members elected as Fellows of the Australian Academy of Science  in 2021. Photos from the State social…

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