Welcome to Nebraska Parasitology!

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The Harold W. Manter Laboratory
University of Nebraska Museum of Natural History
and the School of Biological Sciences at UNL.


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  1. Dr. Karl Reinhard - "Paleoparasitology and Coprolites" Thursday, 14-IX-2006, 12:00 - 1:00 pm.
    Dr. Reinhard is a professor at UNL and is one of the on-campus Research Associates in the Manter Laboratory. He studies parasites from a paleoparasitological perspective using coprolites and deriving information from palynology!

  2. Mr. Terry Haverkost - "Parasitology and Modeling" Thursday, 21-IX-2006, 12:00 - 1:00 pm.
    Terry Haverkost is a graduate student in the School of Biological Sciences - Parasitology Graduate Reseach Emphasis Group (Parasitology GREG) working with Dr. Scott L. Gardner in the Manter Laboratory of Parasitology. Terry is investigating the systematics of Nearctic and Neotropical Anoplocephalidae.

  3. Dr. Matt Bolek -"How frogs get their worms" Thursday, 19-X-2006, 12:00 - 1:00 pm. HWML Conference Room.
    Dr. Bolek recently received his Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska where he worked with Dr. John Janovy Jr. Matt studies numerous parasites and has training in classical, museum based, parasitology from a naturalistic - Natural History - perspective.

  4. Dr. John Janovy Jr. - "How to write and get published" Thursday, 09-XI-2006, 12:00 - 1:00 pm. HWML Conference Room.
    Here is the pdf that you can read as you listen to Dr. Janovy lecture on publishing!
    Dr. Janovy, one of the authors of the current "Schmidt and Roberts, Foundations of Parasitology" is also a well-known writer of both fiction and non-fiction. He is especially well-known for his books "Yellowlegs, On Becoming A Biologist, and Keith County Journal." John is a professor in the School of Biological Sciences at UNL and is one of the on-campus Research Associates of the Manter Laboratory.

  5. Dr. Agustin Jimenez-Ruiz - "On Collections and Museums, History and Prospects" Thursday, 16-XI-2006, 12:00 - 1:00 pm. HWML Conference Room.

    Dr. Jimenez-Ruiz is the collection manager of the parasite collection in the Manter Laboratory of Parasitology, in the University of Nebraska State Museum of Natural History. He conducts research on biodiversity, phylogenetics, and natural history of nematode parasites of mammals and he is an experienced field collector -having worked in Mexico, Nebraska, Bolivia, Argentina, and Brazil.

  6. Dr. Dr. John Janovy - "On Species Accumulation Curves in Parasitology" Thursday, 18-I-2007, 12:00 - 1:00 pm. HWML Conference Room.

  7. Here is the pdf that you can read as you listen to Dr. Janovy lecture on species accumulation curve research!





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