Aberystwyth University student scoops prize at BSP conference

Alessandra Crusco, a third year PhD student at IBERS Aberystwyth University, received one of the five poster awards at the British Society for Parasitology Annual Spring meeting this April. The completion was sponsored by BMC (Parasites and Vectors) and Elsevier. The competition was judged by BSP council members Dr Poppy Lamberton, Prof. Domenico Otranto, Dr Frank Katzer, Dr Kevin Tyler and Prof. Maria Gloria Basanez.

Alessandra’s poster, entitled ‘Design, synthesis and antihelmintic activity of 7-keto-sempervirol analogues’ was one of 107 posters presented at this year’s meeting.

Congratulations Ale!

British Society of Parasitology conference held at the University, Professor Mark Taylor congratulates one of the poster winners in the conference dinner