BioMed Central prize winners announced for BSP 2010

to those who left
The British Society for Parasitology Spring Meeting 2010 with a £150 prize, awarded by BioMed Central
on behalf of Parasites &
and Malaria Journal,
for exceptional presentations.

The meeting brought together parasitologists from the UK and
overseas, with over one hundred oral and poster presentations entered for the
Student Prize. Whilst the standard was high throughout the meeting, prizes were
awarded to the following oral and poster presentations:

  • Will
    Proto for ‘Best oral presentation’ – awarded on behalf of Parasites & Vectors:
    Trypanosoma brucei metacaspases – surprises from the fourth family member

  • Hanafy
    M. Ismail for ‘Best poster presentation’ – awarded on behalf of Parasites & Vectors: Developing Novel Chemical Probes to Identify
    Cytochrome P450s Associated with Pyrethroid Resistance in Malaria Vectors

  • Karen J. Fairlie-Clarke for ‘Best oral presentation’ –
    awarded on behalf of Malaria Journal:
    Why do antibodies induced by malaria and helminths cross-react?

Central will host an international conference, ‘Parasite to Prevention: Advances in the understanding of malaria’,
in October 2010. For more information, please see

Liz Bal

Associate Publisher at BioMed Central
Liz completed an MSci in Biology at Imperial College London, before joining BioMed Central in 2010. Now, as an Associate Publisher in the Biological Sciences team, she is responsible for the development of a portfolio of neuroscience, biotechnology and cell biology journals.
Liz Bal

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