BSP Spring Meeting 2018


The British Society for Parasitology Spring 2018 Conference will be held at Aberystwyth University from Sunday 8th April to Wednesday 11th April.

Aberystwyth is situated on the beautiful West coast of Wales, and has a long history of parasitology research. Today we have a large and vibrant parasitology research group at the Institute of Biological, Environmental & Rural Sciences (IBERS). The BSP Spring meeting was last held at Aberystwyth in 1986, so we are looking forward to making 2018 a memorable meeting for you all.

This year we have several diverse and interesting sessions and themes, symposia and workshops including:

• Biannual Trypanosomiasis & Leishmaniasis symposium
• Ecological Parasitology - joint symposium with the British Ecological Society
• Veterinary Parasitology - joint symposium with the British Association for Veterinary Parasitology.
• NC3Rs sponsored Workshop on in vitro Technologies in Cryptosporidium Research.

Within the Helminth theme we have sessions focusing on:
Drug Discovery & Resistance, Epidemiology, Field Work, Immuno-modulation, Intermediate - Host Parasite Interactions, Live Stock Parasitology, Omics, Molecular Communication.

In the Protozoa theme we have sessions on: Cell & Molecular Biology, Clinical Parasitology, Cryptosporidium, Giardia, Malaria Cell Biology, Malaria Immunology & Vaccines, Toxoplasma, Vector-Parasite-Microbiome interactions.

Plus sessions on: Public understanding of Science, Commercialisation of Research, Careers Networking, Meet the Editors, and a WormBase ParaSite Training Session.

Accommodation is available on-campus with rooms in a shared house including breakfast at £30 a night. Aberystwyth also has many hotels and bed & breakfast accommodation available in town.

See this list for links to the University accommodation plus local hotels and a rough guide to the price of rooms:

Venue: Web Event (Conference)
Organiser Contact Details:
Justin Pachebat

T: 01234 211015