A review of the McGill summer institute’s course in Global Health Diagnostics
The 6th World Congress on Leishmaniasis (WorldLEISH 6) was the first conference I attended as a fully-fledged scientist (PhD complete and first post-doc underway). I attended primarily to present my research, but also to learn more about this new organism that I have begun to work on: Leishmania. I couldn’t have picked a better located… Read more »
Researchers from the University of Notre Dame University, USA, acted as food for mosquitoes during experiments which shed light on the effect of manipulating light exposure on blood feeding behaviour.
A field-based study investigates the tenet that insecticide resistance within a mosquito population may fall if the insecticide is replaced by one with a different mode of action.
The increase in the popularity of eating raw fish in sushi and sashimi dishes has been blamed for a parallel increase in cases of anisakiasis. This painful stomach infection is caused by a group of parasitic round worms belonging to the genus Anisakis.