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29 Sep
IDM Seminar Series - "Updates on Human Liver Fluke Research and Control in Asia"
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Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology
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IDM Seminar Series - "Updates on Human Liver Fluke Research and Control in Asia"

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Banchob Sripa, PhD
Professor, Senior Research scholar
Director, Tropical Disease Research Center
Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine
Khon Kaen University

 

Banchob Sripa is a Thai scientist who is professor and head of the Tropical Disease Research Laboratory at Khon Kaen University in Khon Kaen, Thailand. He is also the head of the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Research and Control of Opisthorchiasis, an infectious parasitic disease caused by the Southeast Asian liver fluke, which is endemic in northeastern Thailand and other portions of the Mekong River basin. He is also coordinator for the Asian Neglected Tropical Disease Network. He has a doctorate in tropical health from the University of Queensland, Australia. He received the Outstanding Scientist Award from the Foundation for the Promotion of Science and Technology in 2013.

 

For Zoom Link, please contact Judy Malenka at jmalenka@pitt.edu 

Wednesday, September 29 at 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Pitt Public Health, A115 130 DeSoto Street

IDM Seminar Series - "Updates on Human Liver Fluke Research and Control in Asia"

Banchob Sripa, PhD
Professor, Senior Research scholar
Director, Tropical Disease Research Center
Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine
Khon Kaen University

 

Banchob Sripa is a Thai scientist who is professor and head of the Tropical Disease Research Laboratory at Khon Kaen University in Khon Kaen, Thailand. He is also the head of the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Research and Control of Opisthorchiasis, an infectious parasitic disease caused by the Southeast Asian liver fluke, which is endemic in northeastern Thailand and other portions of the Mekong River basin. He is also coordinator for the Asian Neglected Tropical Disease Network. He has a doctorate in tropical health from the University of Queensland, Australia. He received the Outstanding Scientist Award from the Foundation for the Promotion of Science and Technology in 2013.

 

For Zoom Link, please contact Judy Malenka at jmalenka@pitt.edu 

Wednesday, September 29 at 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Pitt Public Health, A115 130 DeSoto Street

Topic

Research

Target Audience

Faculty, Graduate Students, Postdocs

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