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Here at @BSPparasitology, I will be live-tweeting today from the Veterinary Parasitology session at Appleton Hall 2 & from 11:30 am-13:00 PM, from the Protists 5 session: Genomics & Evolution at McEwan Hall! So I will retweet from parallel sessions! Beautiful #BSP2023 final day! Image
Beginning #BSP2023 Day 4 and opening our Veterinary Parasitology session today, is Dr Lynsey Melville (taking over from Fiona Kenyon) of @MoredunComms who is telling us about "Making #roundworm data ewe-niversal for all". #parasitology Image
Dr Melville of @MoredunComms tells us about her research in monitoring the development of anthelmintic resistance in the treatment of gastrointestinal nematodes in sheep, particularly focusing on Nematodirus battus resistance to benzimidazoles:… #BSP2023
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Welcome to Day 2 (first scientific sessions) of #BSP2023 at @EdinburghUni in beautiful McEwan Hall! You can register each morning at McEwan Hall & make sure to pick up your abstract book & lanyard! #parasitology ImageImage
Here on Twitter, I will be tweeting from the first 2 plenary sessions at McEwan Hall, followed by sessions:
Protists 1: Development & Signalling
Protists 2: Parasite Interactions
Drugs, Vaccines, & Diagnostics
- I will retweet info from other parallel sessions! #BSP2023
Our first Plenary session of #BSP2023 here at McEwan Hall is "A celebration of Gloria Rudenko within the saga of Antigenic Variation in Trypanosomes", delivered by Prof Keith Gull of @UniofOxford Image
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#idweek2022 @DocWoc71 Ddx rash #leishmania body part where sandflies bite; other ddx #paracoccidiomycosis given systemic sx
Other ddx #tb #botrymycosis wouldnt explain lungs; other #paragonomiasis
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So we begin #ParasitesOnline21 today with C.A. Wright Medal 2020 winner, Prof Sarah Reece (@ReeceLab), who is telling us about "The private life of #malaria parasites: Strategies for survival & reproduction." #Parasitology Image
Prof Reece describes how the #malaria parasite regulates gametocyte sex ratio; highest number of offspring depends in female gametocyte number; the highest proportion of matings depends on male gametocyte number:… #ParasitesOnline21
For optimal #malaria gametocyte ratio, there needs to be plasticity in the gametocyte conversion rate. The @ReeceLab has investigated environmental factors that may influence this rate, such as in… #ParasitesOnline21
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And that's @BSPparasitology's #ParasitesOnline conference just started with an address from @BSPparasitology President, Prof Maria-Gloria Basáñez of @imperialcollege! Delegates come from 53 countries worldwide! What a great week to come! #Parasitology ImageImage
The first #ParasitesOnline Plenary Lecture is from Prof Philippe Guérin of @IDDOnews who is telling us about "Exploring the re-use of existing data for poverty-related diseases: a scientific or an ethical imperative or both?". #Parasitology @BSPparasitology Image
Prof Philippe Guerin describes how we need to better use existing data from scattered clinical trials, and have common standards for reporting and quality; continuing to develop an equitable data platform model (for #NTDs & other diseases). Here's a talk:
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Here it is!

#Inktober2020 day 1 in my #PathogenPortraits series. After years of studying this in cow bums, it had to be #EcoliO157

It causes bloody diarrhoea & if that wasn't bad enough, sometimes kidney failure & death. More info @…
#sciart #microbiology Inktober2020 E. coli O157 c...
#Inktober2020 day 2 in my #PathogenPortraits series. 'The Clap' (Neisseria gonorrhoeae) b/c who doesn't 💚 green purulent discharge?

It's sexually transmitted but also from mother->newborn during birth to cause blindness.
More info:…

#sciart #microbiology Image
#Inktober2020 day 3 in my #PathogenPortraits series. The very 💛golden💛 #MRSA.

Minds it's own business on your skin, but if it gets inside, methicillin won't do a thing to stop it.

More info at #sciart #microbiology Methicillin resistant staph...
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"Lo más grave de los parásitos es que en muchos lugares se considera un problema resuelto": Norbel Galanti, @uchile , al inicio del Curso Internacional de Biología Molecular de Tripanosomátidos @IPMontevideo Image
Hay #tripanosomátidos en plantas incluso; #leishmania está extendido en todo el mundo; por #Chagas aun mueren miles de personas, alerta Galanti @uchile en Curso #BiolMolTritryp Comienza #NTDs ImageImage
"Tripanosomátidos son probablemente los primeros eukariontes que aparecieron en el planeta, hace unos 2.000 millones de años. Por eso saben mucho más de #biología que nosotros": Norbel Galanti de @uchile Image
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