DEPARTMENT OF PARASITOLOGY

Functions and tasks:

To conduct research on taxonomy and identification of parasites, including protozoa, helminthes and arthropoda in animals and human.

To study the biology, ecology and immunology of parasites.

To provide suitable methods for prevention and control of parasitic diseases.

To assess environmental pollution caused by parasitic pathogen and their impact to animals and human being.

 

Activities:

500 trematode, 170 cestode, 450 nematode, 70 acanthocephalan, 100 monogenoid, 90 copepod and 50 other ecto-parasite species has been recorded.

Many researches on biology, ecology and life cycle of deleterious parasites such as: Fasciola spp.; Clonorchis sinensis; Paragonimus spp.; Fasciolopsis buski; Haplochis spp., Heterophyes heterophyes; Taenia spp.; Angiostrongylus cantonensis have been carried out, and preventive measures proposed.

Up to now we have published more than 150 articles in National Journals, 50 articles in International Journals and 12 monographs.

 Before 1995, the department focused on parasites in mammals and birds. Many investigations were carried throughout the whole country. From 1995 to date, we have concentrated on parasites in fishes, amphibians and reptiles, while the researches on parasites in animals transfer to human are ongoing.

 

Cooperation:

The Department has cooperative projects with some laboratories of Institute of Parasitology, Institute of Biology and Soil Far East (Russian Academy of Sciences), Institutes of Parasitology (Czech Academy of Sciences), Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources (Belarus Academy of Sciences) and has collaborates with some laboratories of Belgium, Danmack, USA, Canada, Japan, China, Thailand, Philippines etc.

 

Head of department: Senior researcher, PhD. Nguyen Van Duc. Tel: +84-4-38363180; +84-(0)915661958. Email: duc.anvinh@gmail.com

 Vice head of department: Senior researcher, PhD. Nguyen Van Ha. Tel: +84-4-38363180; +84-(0)989836727. Email: nvha@iebr.ac.vn

 

Staffs:

Name

Position

Title

Specialty

Work phone

Mobile

Email

Ha Duy Ngo

Superior researcher

Assoc.Prof.Dr

Parasitology

38363180

0913592092

hdngo@vast.ac.vn

Pham Ngoc Doanh

Senior researcher

PhD

Parasitology

38363180

0912723177

pndoanh@iebr.ac.vn

Nguyen Manh Hung

Senior researcher

PhD

Parasitology

38363180

0988688203

hung_iebr@yahoo.com

Bui Thi Dung

Senior researcher

PhD

Parasitology

38363180

0984776064

btdung@iebr.ac.vn

Tran Thi Binh

Researcher

PhD

Parasitology

38363180

0912621536

tranthibinhs@yahoo.com

Hoang Van Hien

Researcher

MSc

Parasitology

38363180

0979947283

hieniebr@gmail.com

Do Duc Ngai

Researcher

BSc

Parasitology

38363180

 

ngai59@gmail.com

Nguyen Ngoc Chinh

Researcher

BSc

Parasitology

38363180

0986870326

chinhnn89@gmail.com