Aberystwyth University BCHC members attend virtual conference with RUTS University in Thailand

On 25th May, a virtual networking conference between Aberystwyth University and Rajamangala University of Technology Srivijaya (RUTS) took place to help establish joint future projects with a focus on veterinary research areas. The conference allowed staff and students from each university to share their veterinary expertise and provide a comprehensive insight to the facilities they utilise to conduct their research.

Aberystwyth PhD student Pom Wititkornkul¬†and one of her supervisors Dr. Russ Morphew provided presentations entitled ‘Exploring the Anoplocephala perfoliata secretome: Extracelullar Vesicles for Host Interactions’ and ‘Utilising proteomics for uncovering the host-parasite interface’, respectively. Additionally,¬†Aberystwyth PhD student Sarah Davey provided a poster on her project entitled ‘Histone modification enzyme inhibitors (HMEis) as novel flukicides’.

A follow-up meeting is being planned to help finalise initial joint projects and how the two universities can continue to work with each other moving forward.