noun \ˌper-ə-sə-ˈtä-lə-jē, -ˌsī-, ˌpa-rə-\

:  a branch of biology dealing with parasites and parasitism especially among animals

The Cellular & Molecular Parasitology training program offers a variety of courses and seminars in advanced parasitology, as well as exciting opportunities for research training exploring the molecular biology, immunology, vector biology, biochemistry, neurobiology, and physiology of parasitic diseases. Additional opportunities are available through participation in the UW Global Health seminar program and field research in tropical diseases associated with selected trainer programs.