Gluck to Host Midwestern Conference of Parasitologists

The University of Kentucky Gluck Equine Research Center will host the 66th Annual Midwestern Conference of Parasitologists from June 5-7. The conference will be held in the Gluck Center auditorium.

Augustin Jimenez, PhD, assistant professor at Southern Illinois University, is the presiding officer of this year’s conference. Daniel Howe, PhD, professor and molecular parasitologist at the Gluck Center, is the meeting's program officer.

The conference topic is “Parasite adaptation and anthelmintic resistance.” Symposium keynote speakers are Craig Reinemeyer, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVM, president of East Tennessee Clinical Research, and Martin Nielsen, DVM, PhD, EVPC, Dipl. ACVM, assistant professor at the Gluck Center. The conference will also feature oral and poster presentations, as well as graduate student competition for the respective categories.

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Jenny Evans, MFA, is the marketing and promotion specialist senior at the UK Gluck Equine Research Center.

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