Easter Bush Science Outreach Centre

Microorganisms | Pesky Parasites

Meet Omar Alfituri, a research scientist who works with infectious diseases. Omar works in the lab with parasites called trypanosomes which infect humans and animals. He is investigating how these parasites get into the body, to stop them making humans and animals sick.

Meet a scientist that works at the Roslin Institute. Use the resources below to explore some real-life science with your class. 

Video: MARS Omar Alfituri
Meet a Roslin Scientist


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