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  The Indian Society for Parasitology
Over the years, the Society has carved a niche for itself by providing a common platform to research scientists, clinicians, field biologists, academicians and all others involved in parasitology or tropical medicine to share and exchange their knowledge and observations.
Annual conferences, sponsored by national and international agencies, are organized by the ISP with a view to take stock of the current developments in parasitology and evolve strategies for the control and containment of parasitic diseases.
Those involved in research or teaching of parasitology or tropical medicine are eligible for ISP membership.
www.parasitologyindia.org   (249 words)

 the American Society of Parasitologists - Careers   (Site not responding. Last check: )
And parasitology is a dynamic field because the relationships between parasites and their hosts are dynamic, constantly changing.
These exciting areas of parasitology are rooted in the study of the evolution of parasites and their interactions with the environment provided by their hosts.
The tools of molecular biology are also being assimilated into the field of ecological parasitology and the promise of new discoveries regarding parasite life cycles, detection and identification of parasites, patterns of parasite transmission, and colonization are extremely exciting.
asp.unl.edu /careers   (2773 words)

 Parasitology Proficiency Testing Program @ Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The purpose of the New York State Proficiency Testing Program in the category of Parasitology is to monitor the performance of applicant laboratories in detecting and identifying parasites in fecal emulsions, fecal smears, and blood films.
Parasitology General: Laboratories that examine patient feces, blood, urine, or swabs for parasites hold a permit for this subcategory.
Parasitology Blood Borne Parasites Only: Laboratories that examine patient blood for parasites hold a permit for this subcategory.
www.wadsworth.org /parasitology   (487 words)

 Parasitology   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Parasitology is an important specialist journal covering the latest advances in the subject.
It publishes original papers on all aspects of parasitology and host-parasite relationships, ranging from the latest discoveries in biochemical and molecular biology to ecology and epidemiology in the context of the medical, veterinary and biological sciences.
Each year, the proceedings of the symposia of the British Society for Parasitology are published as a supplement included in the subscription price.
www.cambridge.org /uk/journals/journal_catalogue.asp?historylinks=SUBJ&mnemonic=PAR   (128 words)

 Parasitology Atlas (VetOnline)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Parasitology resemble "Histology" and "Pathology" in using microscope in detecting sample type.
Parasitology studying is some different from other courses, as you should get high attention to the spelling of parasites names.
When you study parasitology, try to make schedules for what you studies in short item to make studying easy later and before final exams.
www.vetonline.cu.edu.eg /para.htm   (397 words)

 Search Results for parasitology - Encyclopædia Britannica
Parasites occur in virtually all major animal groups and in many plant groups, with hosts as varied as the parasites themselves.
While antisepsis and anesthesia placed surgery on an entirely new footing, similarly important work was carried out in other fields of study, such as parasitology and disease transmission.
British authority on general zoology at the turn of the 19th century, who made important contributions to comparative anatomy, embryology, parasitology, and anthropology.
www.britannica.com /search?query=parasitology&submit=Find&source=MWTEXT   (335 words)

Also included are links to a number of parasitology lecture courses, sites with lots of images and other cool sites.
Parasitology lecture notes, slides and exams from University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine
Parasitology lecture notes from College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Missouri - includes images, lab procedures and a
bioweb.uwlax.edu /GenWeb/Microbiology/Parasitology/parasitology.htm   (319 words)

 Amazon.com: Practical Exercises in Parasitology: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Parasitology is an immensely important aspect of biological science.
All the exercises are tried and tested by the authors and are used in a wide variety of university undergraduate teaching departments.
This book should be an essential purchase for all teachers of parasitology at the university undergraduate level and for students taking laboratory practical classes in the subject.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0521791049?v=glance   (765 words)

 HELMSOC HOME   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Through its 3 meetings in the Washington, D.C. area annually, and via the peer-reviewed Comparative Parasitology (continuing the Journal of the Helminthological Society of Washington in its 67th volume), the Society actively supports and builds recognition for modern parasitological research.
Parasitology, among the most integrative of the biological sciences, provides data critical to elucidation of general patterns of global biodiversity.
The Helminthological Society of Washington celebrates a century of tradition and excellence in global parasitology solving challenges and responding to opportunities for the future of society and the environment.
www.gettysburg.edu /~shendrix/helmsoc.html#comparative   (869 words)

 Institute of Parasitology
The Institute of Parasitology is part of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic.
The Institute of Parasitology was established in Prague in 1962, but was relocated to České Budějovice in South Bohemia in 1985.
It is the principal institution in the Czech Republic devoted exlcusively to parasitological research.
www.paru.cas.cz   (161 words)

 Parasitology syllabus - 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Parasitology is a course intended for Biology or other majors who are interested in the health professions, graduate or veterinary school, or who want to study the major groups of animal parasites affecting humans, domestic animals, and wildlife.
A great deal of what we cover will draw upon your previous courses in Biology and Chemistry, for parasitology is the most integrative of disciplines, one in which the scientist must be acquainted with the host's biology as well as that of the parasite.
These journals include, but are not limited to, The Journal of Parasitology, Experimental Parasitology, Journal of the Helminthological Society of Washington and Comparative Parasitology, and Journal of Wildlife Disease.
www.gettysburg.edu /~shendrix/parasit-syl-03.html   (907 words)

 ARC/NHMRC Network for Parasitology
They concluded that –while our research is world class and in many areas such as malaria is leading the world –Australian parasitology research is relatively fragmented because of the distances separating the large number of institutions and laboratories carrying out parasitological research.
A truly national approach to parasitology, the meeting concluded, would make Australia truly an international competitor in research and the development of methods to eradicate animal and human diseases caused by parasites.
Also included are a number of very strong parasitology research groups in universities and institutions around the country including Murdoch, Melbourne, Monash, La Trobe, Sydney and Queensland Universities, the Australian National University, and the South Australian Museum, to name a few.
www.parasite.org.au /arcnet   (593 words)

 ARC/NHMRC Network for Parasitology   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Australia has excelled at parasitology research for more than a century and parasitology and parasitologists have left an indelible impression on the Australian scientific landscape.
In the early days of Australian science, parasitology was considered a very "hot" field of research.
Australian parasitology researchers also excel at delivering practical solutions in the fight to manage and control parasites and the diseases they cause.
parasite.org.au /arcnet/research.shtml   (883 words)

 General Parasitology
Parasitism is carried out by many organisms, the main groups including viruses, bacteria, protozoa (these usually being endoparasitic), and various metazoan groups (multicellular eukaryotic animals), these being mostly groups of helminths (often endoparasitic), and arthropods (usually ectoparasitic), as well as some higher organisms, such as ectoparasitic lampreys and hagfish.
Generally however, for partly historical reasons, the term parasitology generally only refers to the study of infection with eukaryotic protozoan, and invertebrate metazoan parasites, not bacteria, viruses or the higher chordate parasites, even though these are parasites in the true sense.
The two terms definitive and intermediate host are the most important in parasitology when referring to the type of host.
www.path.cam.ac.uk /~schisto/General_Parasitology/Old.Gen.Parasitology.html   (3206 words)

 Parasitology: Teaching notes and resources main page   (Site not responding. Last check: )
If you would like to study parasitology or for a biological degree in Aberystwyth, then please consult our on-line prospectus.
Below is a parasitology lecture course covering the major parasitic groups, parasitic protozoa, monogeneans, digeneans, cestodes, nematodes, acanthocephalans, and parasitic arthropods, including life cycles, parasite biochemistry, host specificity, molecular parasitology and parasites and behaviour.
There is no single feature which can be said to delineate the parasite environment from the free-living environment, rather it is the particular combination of factors which makes the parasitic way of life so unique.
www.aber.ac.uk /parasitology/Edu/EduIndex.html   (3019 words)

 Open Directory - Science: Biology: Microbiology: Parasites   (Site not responding. Last check: )
International Journal for Parasitology - the most highly cited journal covering original research on all aspects of parasitology.
Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology - A journal for all scientists that work with parasites as a model for their biochemical and molecular studies.
Quantitative Parasitology 2.0 - A statistical toolset for parasitologists either to describe the parasite burden of a sample of hosts or to compare the parasite burdens between (among) two or more samples of hosts.
dmoz.org /Science/Biology/Microbiology/Parasites   (517 words)

 Institute of Parasitology
The Institute of Parasitology is currently looking for graduate students.
The Institute of Parasitology is one of the oldest recognized centres of interdisciplinary research in Canada.
The Institute maintains a close working relationship with the McGill Centre for Tropical Diseases, the McGill Centre for the Study of Host Resistance, the Montreal General Hospital Research Clinic and the Faculties of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Medicine, and Science of McGill University.
www.mcgill.ca /parasitology   (222 words)

 Division of Parasitology - University of Nebraska State Museum
Downstream changes in the composition of the parasite community of fishes in an Appalachian stream.
Presence of encysted immature nematodes in a released whooping crane (Grus americana).
Helminth parasites of the green frog (Rana clamitans) from Southeastern Wisconsin, U.S.A. Comparative Parasitology.
www.museum.unl.edu /research/parasitology/papers.html   (2835 words)

 Parasitology Online: What's New   (Site not responding. Last check: )
We are very pleased to announce the appointment of Nicholas Sangster as his successor and wish to express our gratitude to Alan for his many years of excellent and dedicated service to the journal.
The Editor and Specialist Editors of the International Journal for Parasitology can be congratulated with yet another rise in impact factor, taking the journal to the absolute top of primary journals in the field of parasitology - see the recent 2001 ISI JCR Science Citation, produced by the Institute of Scientific Information - !http://www.isinet.com.
The Academic Press journal Experimental Parasitology will in future be managed from the Elsevier Science office in Amsterdam, together with the remainder of our parasitology programme.
www.parasitology-online.com /parasitology/show/Products/PARASITOLOGY/news.htt   (1802 words)

 Cambridge Journals Online - Parasitology
Parasitology is an important specialist journal covering the latest advances in the subject.
It publishes original papers on all aspects of parasitology and host-parasite relationships, ranging from the latest discoveries in biochemical and molecular biology to ecology and epidemiology in the context of the medical, veterinary and biological sciences.
Two specially commissioned issues with important topics in parasitology, including the proceedings of the symposia of the British Society for Parasitology, are included in the subscription price.
journals.cambridge.org /action/displayJournal?jid=PAR   (202 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Human Parasitology: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This text for junior-senior pre-professional undergraduates bridges the gap between general parasitology texts with heavy physiology and biochemistry, and heavily diagnostic medical texts.
"Human Parasitology" emphasizes the medical aspects of the topic, while incorporating functional morphology, physiology, biochemistry, and immunology to enhance appreciation of the diverse implications of parasitism.
Bridging the gap between classical clinical parasitology texts and traditional encyclopaedic treatises, "Human Parasitology" appeals to students interested not only in the medical aspects of Parasitology but also to those who require a solid foundation in the biology of parasites.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/0120884682   (450 words)

 DEPARTMENT OF PARASITOLOGY   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Department of Parasitology was one of the original units of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, inaugurated in 1926.
The Department was established to promote the study and control of local parasitic diseases such as malaria, schistosomiasis, leishmaniasis and various intestinal parasitoses.
Department of Parasitology staff are actively involved rendering diagnostic services and epidemiological studies in order to prevent the spread and re-establishment of infectious diseases.
www.md.huji.ac.il /depts/parasitology   (245 words)

 Parasitology - links
Comparative Parasitology (formerly Journal of the Helminthological Society of Washington)
Israel Society for Parasitology, Protozoology and Tropical Diseases
Parasitology images at the California University of Pennsylvania
www.k-state.edu /parasitology/links   (181 words)

 Trends in Parasitology
Trends in Parasitology is a monthly journal which provides succinct summaries, opinion and discussion of the most exciting current research in all aspects of parasitology: including vaccine and drug development, molecular biology, biochemistry, genetics and bioinformatics, veterinary parasitology, vector biology and control, and disease epidemiology.
Trends in Parasitology contains concise, lively and up-to-date Reviews and Opinion articles, as well as a section for Techniques/Applications that are new or newly applied in the field of parasitology; there is a section for News (including Meeting Reports) and for Comment on the latest developments, and for Book, Software and CD- ROM reviews.
Trends in Parasitology’s readers use the journal to keep up with the latest developments in both their own and related fields, and as a valuable resource for teaching.
www.trends.com /pt   (313 words)

 Department of Parasitology and Mycology
The Parasitology and Mycology Department (formerly Parasitology section of Microbiology Department) established at Shiraz University of Medical Sciences  in 1996.
Department of  Parasitology and Mycology is mainly centered on the applied aspects comprising epidemiologic, experimental, biochemical and molecular investigations as well as diagnosis, control and chemotherapy.
1-Teaching parasitology and mycology to the students in the Schools of Medicine, Pharmacy, Dentistry as well as nursing, midwifery and paramedical students.
www.sums.ac.ir /~parasito   (271 words)

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