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Parasite Pandemonium

A sketch of six people and a cat standing in front of a wall of jars on a yellow background. Text reads "Parasite Pandemonium"


Friday, Sept 15 | 5pm-9pm
Saturday, Sept 16 | 11am-7pm


Contemporary Calgary
701 11 St SW
Calgary, AB

Are parasites all bad? Want to hear about our phenomenal local zombie ants in Alberta? Global Parasitologist Coalition is collaborating with Beakerhead this year to give you a fun experience exploring the surprising world of parasites!

Take the Global Parasitologist Coalition’s Parasite Personality Quiz to learn more about parasites and find out which one is most like you. You’ll receive an adorable parasite sticker of your results as a souvenir. The booth will showcase some fascinating samples of interesting parasites to demonstrate how something almost invisible makes a world of difference. Browse the Phenomenal Parasite Collectible Cards, and don’t miss the larger-than-life parasite cutouts for a great photo-opportunity!

Ever wonder about life as a parasitologist and how come they are crazy about parasites? There will also be an exclusive interview video onsite “Who? Parasitologist?”, where Global Parasitologist Coalition interviewed eight parasitologists from all around the world! Let’s hear their experiences out!

Come, enjoy, and have fun!

Supported by: Government of Alberta, SuncorFunded by the Government of Canada