Royal Society of Biology in Scotland is hosting a Symposium on Exploring Parasite Diversity.
Researchers from across Scotland will discuss parasites in a range of hosts. The impact, and potential benefits, of modern tools and technologies on understanding parasite-host interactions will be explored.
11.00 Welcome from Professor Mark Stevens, Roslin Institute
11.15 Professor James Bron, University of Stirling
Salmon lice and developments in parasite control - title tbc
11.45 Professor John Jones, James Hutton Institute
The diversity and evolution of plant parasitism by nematodes
12.15 Dr Liam Morrison, Roslin Institute
Cattle trypanosomiasis - parasite diversity and implications for disease control
13.00 Royal Society of Biology in Scotland AGM
13:00-16:00: Easter Bush Campus Open Day Activities
The Symposium is part of Easter Bush Campus Open Day and there will be the opportunity to meet the researchers at the Roslin Institute, get hands-on with some fun, interactive activities and find out all about the work on campus .
The event is free to attend and bookings are required at the link above.
For enquiries, please contact RSB Scotland