PoP News

PoP at ICOPA 2022

August 21-26, 2022

Markus Engstler chaired the Physics of Parasitism symposium as part of the ICOPA2022  meeting.


Parasite Physics announcements

Do YOU have a parasite physics announcement (PhD/postdoc positions, upcoming conferences/workshops/symposia) that you'd like promoting in the PoP community and beyond? Contact Brooke Morriswood if so.

Parasite physics PhD position available!

July 26th, 2022

A fully-funded 3-year PhD position to examine the adhesion and mechanics of coddician parasites is available in the Husson/Puech/Dumetre groups in France. The project involves the development of single-cell force measurement tools.


1st annual PoP meeting announced

(November 28, 2022)

The first annual PoP meeting will take place in Würzburg at the end of November 2022. 


Inaugural PoP meeting

March 24-25th, 2022

The PoP programme begins! The inaugural meeting took place online to introduce the projects and the structure of the programme.

Brooke Morriswood to be PoP coordinator

March 1st, 2022

Brooke Morriswood has been appointed as the coordinator for the PoP programme. Brooke is currently a group leader in Würzburg working on the molecular cell biology of trypanosomatids.