National Science Week Free Talk

Join us we uncover the secret life of parasites with our themed series of National Science Week talks. Pests, pets, the plague, infections, itches and eye sores are on the agenda as we glimpse into the lives of these microscopic blood-suckers that are sure to make your skin crawl.

Free Talk

Monday, 15 August 
Flatworms & Fish
Talk: 12pm - 12:30pm
Speaker: Dr Tom Cribb, Associate Professor School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland

Dr Cribb’s research focuses on helminth parasites in Australian animals. Within this field Tom is expert in a major group of parasites, the trematodes (parasitic flatworms), which show a high diversity as internal parasites of fishes. His work involves the discovery and description of Australian trematodes parasitic in marine fishes, and establishing the evolutionary relationships of these important members of our native fauna.

Queensland Museum Theatre, Level 2.

Event Details

15 August 2016, 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Level 2 Theatre