Immunological Control Strategies Against Parasites in Aquaculture

Simon Jones simjones at UPEI.CA
Wed Nov 30 15:48:47 EST 1994


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

CANADIAN SOCIETY OF ZOOLOGISTS: PARASITOLOGY SECTION SYMPOSIUM
  Annual General Meeting, Rimouski, Quebec. May 10 - 13, 1995.

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                          May 11, 1995

                   PARASITISM IN AQUACULTURE: 
              STRATEGIES FOR IMMUNOLOGICAL CONTROL


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,
     Wageningen. 

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". 

     Dr. Harry Dickerson: Department of Medical Microbiology,
     College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia,
     Athens, Georgia. 
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	Please contact me for further information.

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



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