On-line Laboratory Tutorial on Principles of Parasitism
This web site contains a public version of the on-line laboratory tutorial of the Principles of Parasitism course offered at the University of Alberta. The tutorial has photos, diagrams, life-cycle animations and movies of a variety of parasitic organisms. (Please note that this course is NOT offered for credit to anyone other than registered students at the University of Alberta or the University of Calgary.) Click here for the web site.
Diploma Course in Clinical Tropical Medicine and Traveler’s Health
Tulane University - School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
The Diploma Course in Clinical Tropical Medicine and Traveler’s Health is an intensive one-semester on-site training program offered by the dept of trop med that is for health care professionals planning on working in the tropics or travel clinic.
Department of Tropical Medicine has a long and proud history of contributions to parasitology and tropical medicine. The department's origins are in classical parasitology, and today its courses and research programs span the breadth of public health problems in the developing world.
Resources for Teachers in K-12 Classrooms
The Wonderwise Women in Science
Parasite Sleuth kit is designed for teachers in grades 7-9 and provides information on parasites that will really get your kids interested in parasites! Click on "Parasite Sleuth" and follow Judy Sakanari, a parasitologist from UC San Francisco as she delves into parasites and discusses what makes them interesting.
Funded by the National Science Foundation and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.