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Date
14.10.17
Start time
11:00
End time
16:00
The Roslin Institute, Easter Bush Campus, Easter Bush, Midlothian EH25 9RG
Scotland branch

Symposium on Exploring Parasite Diversity, AGM & Easter Bush Campus Open Day

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

12.45   Discussion

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 .

Further details and bookings.

The event is free to attend and bookings are required at the link above.

For enquiries, please contact RSB Scotland