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3rd July 2013

A link to new Entamoeba histolytica movies recently made at LSHTM by Science Photo Library has been added here


23rd March 2012:

Symposium on Amoebiasis, Khajuraho

The abstract book has been made available through a link here and a photograph of the introduction of the keynote speaker at the recent conference is now available here.


13th March 2012:

Symposium on Amoebiasis, Khajuraho

The group photograph of attendees at the recent conference in Khajuraho, India, is now available here.


22nd February 2012:

Movie - Entamoeba histolytica

A mp4 movie file showing Entamoeba histolytica in axenic culture (DIC optics) is now available here- from a videotape originally made by the late Dr Jim Dvorak, NIH.

28th September 2010:

Photos - Amebiasis 2010

Photographs provided by Dr Mark Bonner and Dr Krishna Khairnar are now available.

29th April 2010:

In Memoriam - Louis S. Diamond

An appreciation and obituary of Buddy Diamond can be found here. It is hoped to have this published soon.

15th June 2009:

A page listing the entries related to Entamoeba and amoebiasis in Wikipedia has been added. If there are other entries that should be listed here please let me know.

26th August 2009:

Conference on Amebiasis, Montréal, 2010

The first announcment of a conference on amebiasis to be held in Montréal, Canada, in September 2010 as well as additional information including registration and accommodation forms, hotel information and images, and tourist information can be found here

15th June 2009:

A page listing the entries related to Entamoeba and amoebiasis in Wikipedia has been added. If there are other entries that should be listed here please let me know.

8th July 2008:

Follwing the death last week of Dr Peter G Sargeaunt, his long time colleague and friend John Williams has provided a personal reflection on his life a contributions to amoebiasis here.

3rd April 2008:

The preregistration form for the XVI Seminar on Amebiasis has been added here.

6th June 2007:

A photograph of the participants at in the recent Amoebiasis Workshiop in Amsterdam has been received and can be seen here. A full size version of the picture can be obtained here.

15th November, 2006:


A letter of invitation to the Amoebiasis Workshop in Amsterdam in May 2007 and information on how to submit abstracts can be found here.

26th April, 2006:


In response to several requests, a protocol for cryopreserving Entamoeba histolytica has been added and can be found here.

19th April, 2006:


The announcement letter and preregistration form for the Workshop on Amoebiasis to be held in Amsterdam in 2007 can be found here.

5th January, 2006:


A shortened version of the CTAB DNA isolation method has been added and can be found here.

25th June, 2004:


Seventy-two new references from 2002 - 2004 have been added and can be found here. The corresponding yearly lists have also been updated. The downloadable files are not yet available due to software problems - please check back on this page for updates.

5th February, 2004:


Ninety-seven new references from 2002 - 2004 have been added and can be found here. The corresponding yearly lists have also been updated. The downloadable files are not yet available due to software problems - please check back on this page for updates.

1st October, 2003:


Forty-one new references from 2002 - 2003 have been added and can be found here. The corresponding yearly lists and downloadable files have also been updated.

16th July, 2003:


Thirty-seven new references from 2002 - 2003 have been added and can be found here. The corresponding yearly lists and downloadable files have also been updated. In addition, the programme and abstracts from the EMBO Workshop on Amoebiasis held at the Pasteur Institute, Paris, in May have been made available here (information removed 1 May 2008) and the final version of the "Grand Challenges" text submitted by Dr. Bill Petri can be seen here. (information removed 1 May 2008)

23rd May, 2003:


Thirty-five new references from 2001 - 2003 have been added and can be found here. The corresponding yearly lists and downloadable files have also been updated.

17th March, 2003:


Thirty-nine new references from 1999 - 2003 have been added and can be found here. The corresponding yearly lists and downloadable files have also been updated.

10th January, 2003:


Thirty-seven new references from 2001 - 2003 have been added and can be found here. The corresponding yearly lists and downloadable files have also been updated.

20th November, 2002:


Forty-six new references from 2001 - 2002 have been added and can be found here. The corresponding yearly lists and downloadable files have also been updated.

17th September, 2002:


Forty new references from 2000 - 2002 have been added and can be found here. The corresponding yearly lists and downloadable files have also been updated.

12th July, 2002:


Twenty-five new references from 2001 - 2002 have been added and can be found here. The corresponding yearly lists and downloadable files have also been updated. In addition, the recipe for the new axenic medium LYI-S-2 has been added to the axenic media page.

16th May, 2002:


Thirty-seven new references from 2000 - 2002 have been added and can be found here. The corresponding yearly lists and downloadable files have also been updated.

11th March, 2002:


Twenty-four new references from 1999 - 2002 have been added and can be found here. The corresponding yearly lists and downloadable files have also been updated.

8th March, 2002:


Photographs> from the conference banquet in Agra have been added to the web site - looks like a good time was had by all! (information removed 1 May 2008, still available on request)

4th February, 2002:


Links to the Wellcome Trust Sanger Centre page for the E. histolytica Genome Project have been added to the Homepage. Thirty-five new references from 2000, 2001 and 2002 have been added and can be found here. The corresponding yearly lists and downloadable files have also been updated.

20th November, 2001:


Thirty-five new references from 2000 and 2001 have been added and can be found here. The corresponding yearly lists and downloadable files have also been updated.

13th August, 2001:


Forty four new references from 2000 and 2001 have been added and can be found here. The corresponding yearly lists and downloadable files have also been updated.

16th July, 2001:


A page that has been set up for the amoebiasis conference that will take place in India next February can be seen here. (information removed 1 May 2008)

8th June, 2001:


Twenty one new references from 2000 and 2001 have been added and can be found here. The corresponding yearly lists and downloadable files have also been updated. The Directory has been updated and all external links have been verified.

9th April, 2001:


Thirty-six new references from 1998, 1999, 2000 and 2001 have been added and can be found here. The corresponding yearly lists and downloadable files have also been updated. The Directory has also been updated.

16th January, 2001:


All remaining links were checked and updated or deleted as appropriate.

12th January, 2001:


Thirty-two new references from 1999, 2000 and 2001 have been added and can be found here. The corresponding yearly lists and downloadable files have also been updated. All the journal links have been checked and updated when necessary. The Directory has also been updated and a link to the The Entamoeba histolytica Genome Project page at TIGR has been added to the Homepage.

1st November, 2000:


Forty-six new references from 1998, 1999 and 2000 have been added and can be found here. The corresponding yearly lists and downloadable files have also been updated. The programme and timetable for the XIV Seminar on Amebiasis has been slightly amended. (information removed 1 May 2008) A few journal and other links have been updated.

29th August, 2000:


The programme and timetable for the XIV Seminar on Amebiasis has been added.(information removed 1 May 2008)

4th August, 2000:


Forty-two new references from 1997, 1999 and 2000 have been added and can be found here. The corresponding yearly lists and downloadable files have also been updated. Some address entries, journal and other links have been updated.

15th June, 2000:


Information on hotel accomodation for the XIV Seminar on Amebiasis has been added. (information removed 1 May 2008)

31st May, 2000:


Thirty five new references from 1999 and 2000 have been added and can be found here. The corresponding yearly lists and downloadable files have also been updated. Some address entries, journal and other links have been updated. The programme for the Hamburg meeting in July and abstract information for the Mexico City meeting in November have been added. (information removed 1 May 2008)

3rd April, 2000:


Thirty three new references from 1998, 1999 and 2000 have been added and can be found here. The corresponding yearly lists and downloadable files have also been updated. Some address entries, journal and other links have been updated. Note that the telephone and FAX area codes for London, England, have been changed.

28th January, 2000:


Twenty eight new references from 1999 and 2000 have been added and can be found here. The corresponding yearly lists have also been updated. In addition, the reference lists have been made available here in a downloadable format as compressed EndNote files. The phylogeny section has been updated as have a number of external links.

26th November, 1999:


Twenty-nine new references from 1998 and 1999 have been added and can be found here. The corresponding yearly lists have also been updated.

15th November, 1999:


A page providing information relating to the upcoming XIV Seminar on Amebiasis has been added. This page currently has the first announcement and a form for expressing an interest in participating.

6th October, 1999:


Forty-seven new references from 1998 and 1999 have been added and can be found here. The corresponding yearly lists have also been updated, as have some addresses, journals, and image links.

13th August, 1999:


Thirty-seven new references from 1998 and 1999 have been added and can be found here. The corresponding yearly lists have also been updated.
Several address links have been updated and all the journal links have been checked and amended where needed.
An announcement on the outcome of the Entamoeba genome project application is here

9th July, 1999:


All external links have been checked and updated when necessary; a few have been added. The directory has also been updated.

7th June, 1999:


Forty-six new references from 1998 and 1999 have been added and can be found here. The corresponding yearly lists have also been updated.
Several address links have been added or updated.

18th March, 1999:


Twenty new references from 1998 and 1999 have been added and can be found here. The corresponding yearly lists have also been updated.
Several address links have been added or updated and all the journal links have been checked.

28th January, 1999:


Twenty-nine new references from 1998 and 1999 have been added and can be found here. The corresponding yearly lists have also been updated.
Some address links have been added and updated.
All external links have been checked and a few updated or deleted.

17th December, 1998:


A photograph of the participants at the Entamoeba histolytica Genome meeting has been added.

25th November, 1998:


A synopsis of the Entamoeba histolytica Genome meeting has been added.

20th November, 1998:


Twenty-nine new references from 1996 to 1999 have been added and can be found here. The corresponding yearly lists have also been updated and one for 1999 added.
Some address links have been added and updated.

1st October, 1998:


An announcement regarding the cancellation of the ASTMH meeting has been posted here.
Seventeen new references from 1995 to 1998 have been added and can be found here.The corresponding yearly lists have also been updated.
Some journal links have been added and updated.
All external links have been checked and a few updated or deleted.

1st September, 1998:


The authors and titles of presentations related to Entamoeba to be given at the ASTMH meeting are listed here.
Twenty new references from 1996 to 1998 have been added and can be found here. The corresponding yearly lists have also been updated.
Some journal and address links have been added or updated.

14th August, 1998:


Twenty-two new references from 1997 and 1998 have been added and can be found here. The corresponding yearly lists have also been updated.
Some journal and address links have been added or updated.
All external links have been checked and a few updated or deleted.

16th June, 1998:

A 'Hall of Fame' page has been added to the site. This is intended to give biographical information on and selected publications by individuals who have had a major impact on the field of amoebiasis research. Three individuals are part of the initial version of the page and more will be added over time.
Thirty-five new references have been added and can be found here. The corresponding yearly lists have also been updated.
Some journal links have been updated.
A few new entries were added to the Addresses directory and some others were updated.

12th May, 1998:

Newsletter 16 was added. Twelve new references that were not part of previous updates can be found here and the corresponding yearly lists have also been updated.
A page for announcements of information related to amoebiasis, for example conferences, has been added.

29th April, 1998:

Thirteen new references were added and the corresponding yearly citation lists for 1997 and 1998 were updated.
All journal links were checked and updated.
A few new entries were added to the Addresses directory and some others were updated.
Minor modifications were made to the Homepage.

6th April, 1998:

Thirty-three new references were added and the corresponding yearly citation lists for 1996, 1997 and 1998 were updated.
All external links were checked and a few were updated.
A few entries in the Addresses directory were updated and minor modifications were made to other pages.

March 11th, 1998:

A counter was added to the Homepage to keep track of the number of visitors.

March 3rd, 1998:

All external links in the Journals were checked and, where necessary, updated.
Twenty-one new references were added and the corresponding yearly citation lists for 1996, 1997 and 1998 were updated.

February 13th, 1998:

All external links in the Journals, Entamoeba Links and Images lists, and Other Useful Links pages were checked and, where necessary, updated or deleted.

February 3rd, 1998:

Twenty-nine new references were added and the corresponding yearly citation lists for 1996, 1997 and 1998 were updated.
A few journal and other links were updated.

January 25th, 1998:

The Address list was updated and a form for adding new names was included.
A few journal and other links were updated.

January 8th, 1998:

The following items were added to the site - Several pages were modified and/or updated, including the Address List.

November 28th, 1997:

The following items were added to the site -

The Homepage was modified and the Basics section made into a separate file.

The 1996 and 1997 'Amoebiasis References' pages were updated.


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