The Parasitology Section of the Canadian Society of Zoologists is organizing
a symposium to be held during the annual general meeting next May. Below is
the tentative schedule of the symposium.
CANADIAN SOCIETY OF ZOOLOGISTS: PARASITOLOGY SECTION SYMPOSIUM
Annual General Meeting, Rimouski, Quebec. May 10 - 13, 1995.
May 11, 1995
PARASITISM IN AQUACULTURE:
STRATEGIES FOR IMMUNOLOGICAL CONTROL
A. Diversity and Impact of Parasites in Aquaculture.
1. "Restrictions imposed on global molluscan culture by taxonomic
misfits: microcells, Marteilia and Perkinsus"
Dr. Susan Bower. Pacific Biological Station, Department of
Fisheries and Oceans, Nanaimo, British Columbia.
2. "Something old, something new, something borrowed.... wild stock
finfish parasites in an aquaculture environment".
Dr. Barbara MacKinnon. Department of Biology, University of
New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick.
B. Immune Responses During Parasite Infection.
3. "Molluscan defences and Parasite Escapes".
Dr. Chris Bayne. Department of Zoology, Oregon State
University, Corvallis, Oregon.
4. "Teleost Immunology and Parasite Infections".
Dr. Wim Van Muiswinkel. Department of Experimental Animal
Morphology and Cell Biology, Agricultural University,
5. "Up-regulation of Macrophage Killing Mechanisms in Fish;
Relevance to the Host Response Against Parasite Infections".
Dr. Chris Secombes: Department of Zoology, University of
C. Control Strategies in teleosts.
6. "Strategies Against Salmonid Cryptobiosis".
Dr. Patrick Woo: Department of Zoology, University of Guelph,
7. "Immunization of Fishes Against the Ciliated Protozoan
Dr. Harry Dickerson: Department of Medical Microbiology,
College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia,
Please contact me for further information.
Simon R.M. Jones
Pathology & Microbiology
Atlantic Veterinary College
UPEI, Charlottetown, PEI
Canada C1A 4P3
902 566 0843
902 566 4966 (Aqua Health Ltd)
902 566 3573 (fax)
SIMJONES at UPEI.CA