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3rd International and 10th National Congress of Parasitology
 & Parasitic Diseases of Iran (NICOPA10)

   About the Congress:


The 3rd International & 10th National Congress of Parasitology & Parasitic Diseases of Iran (NICOPA10) will be held from 1-3 November 2017,in Shiraz,the third shrine of Ahl al-Bayt (AS) and the capital of knowledge and literature in Iran.

Department of Parasitology and Mycology at Shiraz University of Medical Sciences (SUMS) with cooperation of Iranian Society of Parasitology are proud to be the host of esteemed guests: professors,researchers and students in this congress.

The first national congress of parasitology & parasitic diseases of Iran has been held in 1990 in Rasht.  Afterward,Tehran University of Medical Sciences(TUMS),Sari(MAZUM),Mashhad( MUMS),Shahid-Beheshti (SBMU),Razi Institute of Karaj,Tehran(TUMS),Kerman(KMU) and Guilan( GUMS) have been the host of NICOPA,respectively.

The main aim of the congress is to bring together our parasitologists and researchers,to discuss about the different subjects related to the NICOPA10 and become familiar with the most recent scientific achievements in various fields of parasitology and parasitic diseases,including; epidemiology of parasitic diseases,clinical issues related to parasitic diseases,classical and new aspects of diagnostic laboratory and imaging,treatment,pathology and immunology of parasitic diseases,molecular and biochemical parasitology,arthropod-borne parasitic diseases,paleoparasitology,ethics in parasitic diseases research and etc.

As an international congress,it will provide appropriate opportunities for young researchers to know their colleagues across the world,and their interests related to the aforementioned aspects of parasitology.  
It is obvious that the participation of all well-regarded professors,researchers and students in this Congress(NICOPA10) will be a source of pride for the organizers.