Medical Malacology Department
1- Snails Identification by Using Different Methods
The course includes identification of snails by morphology, anatomy and PCR methods.
2- Methods of Snails Collection
from natural habitat, transportation to the lab and examination
forcercarial shedding, identification of cercariae
3- Snail Control by Using Biological and Chemical Methods
4- Ecological Data
a- Chemical analysis for water sulphides, dissolved oxygen, etc.
b- Physical parameters such as temp, ph, turbidity, conductivity, velocity of water.
c- Identification the flora and fauna.
5- Cercariometry using 2 methods:
a- Mice infection
6- Maintaining and Breeding snails.
7- Snails Infection and examination for Cercarial Shedding.
8- Mollsucicidal Activity of Compounds and Plant Extracts at Lab or at Snail Research Station
Fees/ course: 3000EGP for Egyptians/500 US$ for non Egyptians
Environmental Research Department
1- Evaluation of Toxicity of Molluscicides :
The course includes evaluation of the applied and promising molluscicides of chemical and natural origins on both target and non-target organisms and environment
Duration: 5 days
Fees: 1000EGP for Egyptians/125US$ for non Egyptians
2- Ecological Assessment of Irrigation Systems:
The course includes assessment of canals and agricultural drainage systems and recording their transmission status for parasitic diseases as schistosomiasis and fascioliasis
Duration: 7 days
Fees: 2000 EGP for Egyptians/250 US$ for non Egyptians