31/10/2018 Joanne Webster presentation at the American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene 2018 Annual Meeting.

  Professor Webster gave a guest symposium lecture for the SCORE project at the 2018 Annual meeting of the ASTMH in New Orleans. Her talk was entitled ‘Bumps in the Road to reach the WHO Roadmap Goals: Contribution of parasite population genetic studies for operational research.’ More on the SCORE project at https://jowebstergroup.co.uk/research-2/population-genetic-structure-of-schistosoma-mansoni-and-schistosoma-haematobium-under-contrasting-control-regimes-score/

27/07/2018 The Webster Group was organising the Inaugural RVC CEEED-Anwar Guest Lecture & Social Networking Event.

Dr James Cotton from the Sanger Research Institute, has been discussing his research on Genome-wide approaches to anthelminthic drug resistance. These lecture and networking series have been set up with the intention of enhanced interaction, both scientific and social, between all members of the RVC interested across the broad areas of One Health, Infectious Diseases,… Continue reading 27/07/2018 The Webster Group was organising the Inaugural RVC CEEED-Anwar Guest Lecture & Social Networking Event.

21/06/2018 The 5th International One Health Congress in Saskatoon

Stefano Catalano and Elsa Léger are currently representing the Webster Group at the 5th International One Health Congress in Saskatoon, Canada. They are presenting results from our ZELS project on zoonotic schistosomiasis in West Africa through 2 posters.         Stefano is also giving a talk on the zoonotic potential of the trematode… Continue reading 21/06/2018 The 5th International One Health Congress in Saskatoon

16/05/2018 BBSRC Innovator of the Year Award 2018

Professor Joanne Webster is one of the three finalist in the International Impact category of the prestigious BBSRC Innovator of the Year Award 2018 for her work on helping farmer to access adequate drugs to treat their animals for schistosomiasis in Senegal. https://www.rvc.ac.uk/news-and-events/rvc-news/professor-joanne-webster-is-finalist-in-the-prestigious-bbsrc-innovator-of-the-year-awards-2018 https://bbsrc.ukri.org/news/features/ioty-2018-finalists/#International