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Professor I. Fairweather

Professor Ian Fairweather
Ian Fairweather Professor of Biology

BSc. Zoology (Hons), 1969, University of London;
MSc. Parasitology and Applied Biology, 1971,
University of Liverpool;
PhD. Parasitology, 1978, University of London.


Contact Information

Tel: +44 (0)28 9097 2298 (Direct line)
Fax: +44 (0)28 9097 5877
Room: Medical Biology Centre - 0G.437

Administrative Responsibilities
Degree Convenor (Zoology)  University Harassment Advisor.

Research Interests
Mechanisms of drug action and resistance in liver fluke chemotherapy  Evaluation of novel anti-parasitic compounds  Neuromuscular physiology of helminth parasites  Reproductive biology of trematode and tapeworm parasites  Biology of exotic terrestrial flatworm imports.
Grants from: The Wellcome Trust (3), MRC (3), SERC (2), EMBO, WHO, BBSRC, Merial Animal Health Ltd, ESF (2), DARDNI (12).

Other Information
Open University tutor  Extensive record of publications, invited conference presentations and editorial boards.