Inst. of Parasitology news
Which are the best pieces of pork, what their texture is, how moist they are – the secrets pigs keep from even the most skilled butchers – are about to be revealed, thanks to a sophisticated new technique that has been developed by McGill University researchers in conjunction with Agriculture Canada and the pork industry.
On behalf of the McGill Career Planning Service (CaPS) and the McGill Library, CaPS is delighted to announce that the The Big Guide to Living and Working Overseas On-Line has been added to our vast collection of career resources at McGill University.
Parasite Immunologist (Assistant/Associate Professor) - The Institute of Parasitology at McGill University is seeking to appoint a tenure track Assistant/Associate Professor with experience and research interests in the immunology of parasite infections.
Malaria Parasite Biology Group, School of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, Australian National University, wish to appoint a postdoctoral fellow to work on an NHMRC-funded project.
The project will investigate the molecular biology of anti-parasitic drug targets in parasitic nematodes and is funded by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).
Wed. 24 November 2004, Room A-101, 12.30-1.30 pm. Nick Kennedy, Dept. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Monash University, Australia. "DNA vaccines in sheep: Use of CTLA-4 targeting and CpG motifs to enhance immune responses."
Mon Oct 25, 2004, 12:00 noon, Parasitology A-101. Dr Gunnar C. Hansson, Dept of Medical Biochemistry, Goteborg University, Sweden: "Mucus and mucins of the gastrointestinal tract, an important and dynamic host barrier against parasites"