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A Taste of Biochemistry: Parasites and Protein

Updated Wednesday, 10th March 2021

Dr Russ Morphew, Senior Lecturer in Aberystwyth University's Institute of Biological, Environmental & Rural Sciences, offers the opportunity for students to see how biochemistry can help us to understand and improve our control of infectious parasites of humans and animals.

The session, links well to level 3 biological molecules and genetics providing an overview of parasites and in particular parasitic worms (helminths). Russ explores how looking at proteins will help us develop new control strategies such as improved diagnostics, new drugs and novel vaccines.



The 'Taste of' Series

A superb showcase of subject disciplines at Aberystwyth University. These lively interactive events will engage students in discussion of contemporary issues, designed to enrich their current studies whilst bringing to life the wealth of academic possibilities available at university.

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