Eastern Oklahoma State College

Eastern student presents research at annual meeting of Parasitologists

May 26, 2022

Eastern student Johnny Ray of Broken Bow

IDABEL, OK (May 26, 2022) – An Eastern Oklahoma State College student recently presented original research at the annual meeting of the Southwestern Association of Parasitologists at the University of Oklahoma Biological Station at Lake Texoma in April.

Eastern student Johnny Ray of Broken Bow, a pre-nursing major at the Southeastern McCurtain County Campus, gave the presentation titled “Hemoparasites (Apicomplexa: Hepatozoon; Kinetoplastida: Trypanosoma) of American Bullfrogs, Rana catesbeiana, Green Frogs, Rana clamitans, and Green Treefrogs, Hyla cinerea (Anura: Ranidae, Hylidae), from Arkansas.”

Eastern instructor Dr. Chris T. McAllister and Oklahoma State University doctoral student Ryan Shannon served as co-authors of the research paper.

The Southwestern Association of Parasitologists promotes parasitological research and teaching and provides fellowship among workers in parasitology and allied fields.