WG5: Dissemination and education

Dissemination and education


  • To organise and encourage dissemination of knowledge and results and educational activities of the Action
  • To produce, in collaboration with the other WGs, an online open access book encompassing broad aspects of Blastocystis research (epidemiological surveys, subtyping, omics and culturing) with detailed established methods that can be consistently used by various groups interested in the field

Team Leaders

C. Graham Clark

Position: Workgroup 5 lead

Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Research interests:

Intra-generic diversity in Blastocystis and other gut protists

Pauline Scanlan

Position:Co-Lead WG5


Research interests:

Evren Tileklioglu

Position: WG4 ECR Lead

Affiliation: Aydin Adnan Menderes University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Parasitology, Aydin, Türkiye

Research Interest: Medical parasitology, Blastocystis, Antiparasitic activity, Diagnosis, epidemiology,  prevention, and control of parasitic diseases

Varol Tunali

Position: WG3 ECR Lead

Affiliation: Manisa Celal Bayar University School of Medicine, Turkey

Research Interest: Gut microbiome interactions, Blastocystis pathogenesis, Emerging-remerging parasitic infections.