Les Chappell

Dr Les Chappell, Reader in Zoology (retired), University of Aberdeen UK (1973-2006); research interests include physiological interactions between helminths and mammalian appetite regulatory mechanisms, the mode of action of cyclosporins as putative anthelmintics, eye-fluke disease in freshwater fishes and the physiology of host-parasite interactions.

  • British Society for Parasitology Council member (1981-1983), Honorary General Secretary (1983-1986 and 2001-2004)
  • Secretary and coordinator of ICOPA XI planning Committee
  • Member of WHO Onchocerciasis Chemotherapy Project steering committee
  • Fellow of the Society of Biology and former member of the editorial board of Biologist
  • Currently one of three editors of Parasitology