Immunological Control Strategies Against Parasites in Aquaculture

Simon Jones simjones at UPEI.CA
Wed Nov 30 15:58:07 EST 1994

The Parasitology Section of the Canadian Society of Zoologists is organizing 
a symposium to be held during the annual general meeting in Rimouski, Quebec 
next May. Below is the tentative schedule for the symposium.


  Annual General Meeting, Rimouski, Quebec. May 10 - 13, 1995.

                          May 11, 1995

                   PARASITISM IN AQUACULTURE: 

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
     Aberdeen, Aberdeen.

C. Control Strategies in teleosts.

6. "Strategies Against Salmonid Cryptobiosis".

     Dr. Patrick Woo: Department of Zoology, University of Guelph,
     Guelph, Ontario. 

7. "Immunization of Fishes Against the Ciliated Protozoan
     Ichthyophthirius multifiliis". 

Please contact me if you require more information on this symposium.

Simon R.M. Jones (Aqua Health Ltd)
Pathology & Microbiology
Atlantic Veterinary College
UPEI, Charlottetown, PEI
C1A 4P3  Canada
902 566 0843
902 566 3573 (fax)
902 566 4966 (Aqua Health Ltd)

     Dr. Harry Dickerson: Department of Medical Microbiology,
     College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia,
     Athens, Georgia. 

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