Congratulations Kathryn Parker, John Frederick Adrian Sprent Prize 2020 winner

Congratulations to recently graduated PhD student Kathryn Parker for winning the 2020 John Frederick Adrian Sprent Prize. Apicomplexans rely on plasma membrane-localised transporter proteins to take up essential nutrients from their host. Although nutrient uptake is essential for parasite proliferation and virulence, the transporter proteins that mediate the uptake of many essential nutrients, including amino…

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Congratulations Dr. Katja Fischer, Bancroft-Mackerras Medal for Excellence 2020 winner

Congratulations to Dr. Katja Fischer who was awarded the 2020 Bancroft-Mackerras Medal for Excellence from the Australian Society for Parasitology. Katja Fischer heads the Scabies laboratory at the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute in Brisbane. She completed a Diploma in Biology/Parasitology in 1991 from the University of Freiburg, Germany and in 1998 completed her PhD…

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Australian Society for Parasitology (ASP) stands with #BlackLivesMatter and #AboriginalLivesMatter movements to end racism, injustice and inequality.

The Australian Society for Parasitology (ASP) stands with #BlackLivesMatter and #AboriginalLivesMatter movements to end racism, injustice and inequality. The ASP operates on the basis of Inclusivity Principles (PRINCIPLES, BY-LAWS AND GUIDELINES FOR AWARDS, GRANTS, JOURNALS, COMMITTEES AND ARCHIVES OF THE AUSTRALIAN SOCIETY FOR PARASITOLOGY INC.), which means ASP recognises that we operate in a diverse…

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