Liverpool BSP 2015

In April 2015, CRIPES went to Liverpool host of the 53rd annual British Society for Parasitology Spring meeting (more…)

Congratulations Jess!

Congratulations to our new CRIPES Dr, Dr Jess Stephenson who passed her PhD viva (more…)

Parasites, Predators and Sex!

A paper by Jess, Cock, Ryan and Jo used data from nearly 5,000 guppies from natural populations in Trinidad to look at (more…)

CUROP internship opportunity – Deadline May 15th

CUROP-funded internship: Interactions between the gut microbiota and helminths in wild rodents. (more…)

“Battling Infections”: Inaugural debate at the South Wales Branch of the Society of Biology

From Black Plague to Ebola, a panel of microbiologists, immunologists and clinicians discussed the problems of emerging infectious diseases (more…)

Promoting Animal and Plant Health

No, CRIPES didn’t get tickets to the Rugby on Saturday but we did attend the Welsh Govt hosted meeting at the Millennium Stadium on 4 Feb 2015 “Animal and Plant Health in the UK”. (more…)

CRIPES celebrates 50 years of the B cell

Earlier this month CRIPES celebrated 50 years since the discovery of the B-cell with cake (resplendent with antibody biscuits) courtesy of Alex Stewart! (more…)

CRIPES Christmas 2014

This years Christmas event saw CRIPES members take to the ice at Cardiff’s Winter Wonderland. Following a few falls and a 3 course dinner to soak up any excess mulled wine, it was time for the annual B*****D Santa event where some entertaining (and some bizarre) gifts were exchanged! (more…)

CRIPES goes to Brighton BSI Congress 2014

In December Alex Stewart visited Brighton to attend the annual BSI conference along with over 1000 other immunologists from around the world. (more…)

Dŵr Cymru – Taking care of your water

CRIPES members recently visited Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water’s state-of-the-art laboratory, Newport, to gain insight into the processes involved in analysing drinking water samples to ensure the highest possible quality for its three million customers. (more…)