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What is a parasite?

"A parasite an organism that lives in or on an organism of another species (its host) and benefits by deriving nutrients at the other's expense". Nonetheless, I was surprised to find that the question “What is a Parasite?” was not as clear-cut as I expected.

Professor Geoff McFadden receives 2019 Ralph Slatyer medal

Professor Geoff McFadden has been awarded the Ralph Slatyer Medal for research in understanding the malaria parasite.

'Concepts in Parasitology' at ANU Canberra and Kioloa Coastal Campus

The future of parasite research in Australia will be in safe hands as 16 young Australian scientists converged for an intensive 2-week workshop with world-leading biologists to study worms, protozoans, ticks, fleas, lice and more.