British Society of Parasitology Autumn Symposium 2015 - One Health: parasites and beyond

  • Event:  One Health: parasites and beyond… The BSP Autumn Symposium 2015
  • When:  Monday 14 - Tuesday 15 September 2015
  • Location:  Royal Veterinary College, London
  • More information and registration:  Click for symposium website

The British Society of Parasitology invite you to a two day symposium focused on One Health with a special emphasis on parasites.  One Health promotes collaboration between multiple disciplines including biology, human and veterinary medicine, environmental sciences, economics and social sciences in order to improve human, animal and environmental health. In this symposium we will bring together experts in different fields to explore how an interdisciplinary approach can improve control of parasitic diseases of humans and animals.

Expert speakers include:

  • Jakob Zinsstag, Swiss Tropical and Public Health
  • Dirk Pfeiffer, Royal Veterinary College
  • Maggie Gill, University of Aberdeen and Department for International Development
  • Jonathan Rushton, Royal Veterinary College
  • Piers Mitchell, University of Cambridge
  • Maria Vang Johanssen, University of Copenhagen
  • Rachel Chalmers, National Cryptosporidium Reference Unit
  • Joanne Webster, Royal Veterinary College
  • Tim Littlewood, Natural History Museum
  • Jeremy Salt, GalvMed
  • Celia Holland, Trinity College Dublin
  • Laia Solano-Gallego, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
  • Martin Llewellyn, University of Glasgow
  • Michelle Taylor, Centre of African Studies, University of Edinburgh
  • Mark Rweyemamu, Southern African Centre for Infectious Disease Surveillance

We would like to invite abstracts for posters, prioritising early career researchers. BSP student members submitting an abstract are entitled to apply for a travel award to attend the meeting.

The abstract deadline for posters is 14 August 2015

Please let the BSP know on info@bsp.uk.net if you have problems or questions concerning submission.

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