Tom Pennance

Tom completed his BSc in Zoology at the University of Manchester, before carrying out his MSc in Medical Parasitology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He is now a PhD candidate based at the Natural History Museum and Cardiff University focusing on the transmission and genetic relationship between schistosomes, their intermediate host snails and the environment. Tom is also a student representative for the British Society of Parasitology council.

Parasites: meal or squeal?


Members of the public were introduced to parasites that can infect us via the food we eat during an evening event at the Natural History Museum.