Welcome to the Danish Society for Parasitology, DSP. The society serves as a networking opportunity for professionals and students involved with parasitology in Denmark including research, education, control and management of parasitic diseases. Having close to 100 members, DSP spans a wide expertise within the expanding fields of Parasitology in the 21st century: Human and veterinary medicine, zoonoses, public health, vaccinology, technology development etc. Read more...

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7th Conference of Scandinavian-Baltic Soceity for Parasitology
will be held in Riga, Latvia, June 8-9 2017.
Plenary talks are given by:
Javier Perez-Tris (Complutense University of Madrid, Spain)
Bernd Sures (University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany)
Daniel Ajzenberg (Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Dupuytren, France)
Maria Vang Johansen (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)


2017 General Assembly of DSP was held Wednesday 10th of May, at 7-9PM, PAD-SUND (Dyrelægevej 100, 2. floor, 1871 Frederiksberg C).

“The year in parasitology” was presented by Stig M Thamsborg ("Anthelmintic resistnace in Veterinary Parasitology") and Jørgen Kurtzhals ("Anti-Malaria drugs and resistance").  


Minutes to the general assembly is found here.


Spring Symposium 2017 (Friday 31st of March)
Registration (closes 24th March)
program available her

The Danish Society for Parasitology (DSP) and the Scandinavian-Baltic Society for Parasitology (SBSP) would be honoured to host ICOPA XV in Copenhagen, Denmark


We have submitted our formal Expression of Interest today and hope to be invited to submit a full bid - see more here

Dear DSP members,

Already now, we are pleased to announce the Spring Symposium of 2017!
Date:                Friday the 31st  of March
Festauditoriet  (the Main Lecture Hall), building1-01, Bülowsvej 17, 1870 Frederiksberg C.
Host-Parasite Communication  (but as always we accept abstracts covering all topics  within the broad field of parasitology)
Key note speakers:               
Prof. Antonio Marcilla, University of Valencia, Spain. He is an expert in the field of exosomes and extracellular vesicles in parasitic diseases. You can read one of his review articles here:
Dr. Neta Regev-Rudzki, Senior Scientist, Dep. Of biomolecular Sciences, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel. Her research topics include Malaria-derived exosomes, interactions between P. falciparum and their hosts, and parasite-parasite communications.
Registration fee: DKK 250 (DKK 200 for students) including lunch buffet, DKK 100 (all) without the lunch buffet.  Please sign up here:

DEADLINE for registration is March 23th!
We look forward to welcome you all and for an exciting meeting.