DSP Spring Symposium 2021

Dear DSP members,

We are glad to announce that registration and abstract submission for our annual DSP Spring Symposium 2021 is now open!

This year, the Symposium will be held as an online ZOOM event on Friday 9th April 2021 . We hope that you will enjoy an afternoon in the company of fellow parasitologists sharing our latest research.

Program:

13:00-14:45 – Session 1

13:05 Welcome

13:10-13:50 1st Keynote lecture – Joanne Webster, Royal Veterinary College, London, UK (https://www.rvc.ac.uk/about/our-people/joanne-webster): “Epidemiology and evolution of zoonotic schistosomiasis in a changing world”

13:50-14:00 Short presentation (7 min + 3 min)

14:00-14:10 Short presentation (7 min + 3 min)

14:10-14:20 Short presentation (7 min + 3 min)

14:20-14:30 Short presentation (7 min + 3 min)

PAUSE

14:45-16:30 –Session 2

14:50 -15:30 2nd Keynote lecture – Dr. Ann Moormann, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, USA (https://profiles.umassmed.edu/display/130089): “How Plasmodium falciparum aids and abets EBV to cause endemic Burkitt lymphoma”

15:30-15:40 Short presentation (7 min + 3 min)

15:40-15:50 Short presentation (7 min + 3 min)

15:50-16:00 Short presentation (7 min + 3 min)

16:00-16:10 Short presentation (7 min + 3 min)

16:10-16:30 Election of best presentation/Young Scientist Award

Registration:

Participation in the symposium is free of charge but you must register to participate, no later than 6th April, at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfNgxA8pNfO3g2cLA3ES6YL1E_S2Brh0nHCfQdqIsQPsFFFlw/viewform?usp=sf_link

A ZOOM link for the meeting will be sent to all registered participants after the registration deadline.

Abstract submission:

If you wish to present your research, please submit an abstract, no later than 28th March, at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSecm1gWnV7odNNRgt0oM89AD4UN3H77cBISY5k6i44EupUFTQ/viewform?usp=sf_link. The DSP Board will select eight abstracts immediately after the deadline, and let all submitters know the result. Note that you must be a member of Danish Society for Parasitology or Danish Society for Tropical Medicine and International Health to submit an abstract and present your work at this meeting. If you are not a member, you may register for membership of DSP at https://parasitology.dk/membership/.

Young scientist’s Award:

Presenting authors, who are under 35 years old or obtained their PhD degree within the last two years, are eligible to win our prestigious Young Scientist Award for best oral presentation! Election of the winner will be by popular vote of all participants in the meeting.

Looking forward to seeing you all!

On behalf of the DSP board,

Kind regards,

Audrey Andersen-Civil

DSP secretary

https://parasitology.dk/

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