Daniel Parsons

Dan completed his BSc in Genetics and Molecular Biology at Kingston University London, before embarking on an MSc in Medical Parasitology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He is a current PhD student at Kingston University London, the Natural History Museum and the Royal Veterinary College, with a research focus on the molecular epidemiology and population genetics of the Asiatic blood fluke, Schistosoma japonicum.

War of the Worms


In a caste system similar to some social insects, larval stages of some parasitic trematodes are allocated to be soldiers to defend the colony when under… Read more »