Malaria in wartime
Sunday, 17 August 2014 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm (AEST)
San Francisco, California, USA
London, United Kingdom
“Malaria in wartime” will take place Sunday 17th August, from 2pm at the Australian War Memorial Lecture Theatre.
Parasites have been affecting soldiers for centuries in times of both war and peace. In final of this fascinating lecture series “Parasites: the war years” scientists will describe some of the devastating effects caused by the malaria parasite. Dr Rowena Martin from the Australian Society for Parasitology will discuss the latest malaria research and control strategies. Dr Martin is currently a NHMRC R.D.
Wright Biomedical Fellow (2013-16) at the Australian National University (ANU) and works on the biology of the malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum.
When & Where
Australian Society for Parasitology Inc & Australian War Memorial
This Inspiring Australia initiative is supported by the Australian Government through the Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education in partnership with the Australian Society for Parasitology Inc. and The Australian War Memorial. www.parasite.org.au