BSP Spring Meeting 2019
 

Posters

Alam
Dr Mohammad Zahangir Alam
Teaching and Reserach at University
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Delegate
Speaker
1Genetic diversity patterns of Haemonchus contortus isolated from sheep and goats in Bangladesh
Vasconcelos
Dr Elton Vasconcelos
Bioinformatics Research Officer
University of Leeds
Delegate
Poster Presenter
2Web resource for investigation of Schistosoma mansoni long non-coding RNAs and their expression correlation to protein-coding genes.
van Veelen
Mrs Maria van Veelen
Medical Student
Keele University School of Medicine
Delegate
Poster Presenter
3Killing quickly – validation of an improved Rate-of-Kill assay to support antimalarial discovery.
Dabuwaat
Mr Lazarus Ezekiel Dabuwaat
Chief Lecturer
Plateau State Polytechnic, Barkin Ladi
Poster Presenter
4Epidemiology of Intestinal Helminthiasis among Patients Visiting the Out-Patient Unit of the University Of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada, Abuja.
Bakri
Dr Rowaida Bakri
Assistant professor
Umm-Al- Qura University
Delegate
Poster Presenter
5In Vitro antiparasitic activity of camel milk against Blastocystis sp.
Lipatova
Ms Indre Lipatova
lecturer, researcher
Vytautas Magnus University
Delegate
Poster Presenter
6Impact of wild mammals’ ectoparasites on transmission of different pathogens
Shamsi
Dr Shokoofeh Shamsi
Senior Research Fellow
Charles Sturt University
Delegate
Speaker
7A review on parasites of Australian cormorants
Wolstenholme
Dr Adrian Wolstenholme
Professor
University of Georgia College of Vet Medicine
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Speaker
8The effect of a single dose of oral ivermectin on human volunteers
Daramola
Mr Olukayode Daramola
Selective Pressure in Fasciola
Institute of Integrative Biology
Speaker
9Assessing selective pressure in fasciola hepatica: challenges and relevance to drug and vaccine gene targets
Matulaitytė
Mrs Vesta Matulaitytė
phD
Vytautas Magnus university
Delegate
Speaker
10Tick-borne pathogens in passerine migratory birds in Lithuania
Al Kufi
Mr Suad Al Kufi
PhD
Strathclyde University
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Speaker
11Molecular, Biochemical and Functional Analysis of LmxKin29 Kinesin in Leishmania mexicana.
Alasmari
Mr Saeed Alasmari
Lecturer
Bristol University
Delegate
Speaker
12The metabolic energy budget of the tick Ixodes ricinus: effects of season and temperature
Stelma
Dr Foekje F. Stelma
Medical Microbiologist, MD-PhD
Radboud University Medical Center
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Speaker
13Comparison of two commercial ELISA assays for detection of Strongyloides stercoralis antibodies
Alharbi
Mr Mohammad Alharbi
phD student
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Delegate
Poster Presenter
14First report of Biomphalaria in Lake Malawi and emergence of intestinal schistosomiasis in Mangochi District, Malawi
Ong
Dr Han Ong
Postdoctoral Fellow
Sanger Institute
Delegate
Poster Presenter
15Genome-led reverse vaccinology for visceral leishmaniasis: establishment of a bioluminescent murine infection model and candidate evaluation
Allan
Dr Fiona Allan
Cerc diversity
The Natural History Museum
Delegate
Poster Presenter
16Diversity of cercariae in Lake Victoria: A confounding factor for environmental monitoring of schistosomiasis?
Smith
Miss Hannah Smith
PhD Student
University of Manchester
Speaker
17M2 macrophage-associated protein Ym1 mediates parasite expulsion in T. muris infection
Myhill
Miss Laura Myhill
PhD fellow
University of Copenhagen
Delegate
18Fermentable dietary inulin modulates mucosal immune responses and prevents Trichuris muris expulsion
Daalah
Mr Meshal Daalah
Phd student
university of the west of Scotland
Delegate
Speaker
19The SUMO protease is important for flagellum biogenesis in Leishmania mexicana.
Salem M. Alsaeedi
Mr Edhah Salem M. Alsaeedi
PhD student at the University of Re
the University of Reading
Delegate
Poster Presenter
20Studies of the biology of human follicular mites
Ferri
Mr Gabriel Ferri
PhD student
University of Leicester
Delegate
Poster Presenter
21Structural Investigation of cyclic nucleotide binding proteins from Trypanosoma cruzi
Daw
Mr Rufus Daw
PhD Student
University of Manchester
Delegate
Poster Presenter
22Heligmosomoides polygyrus infection elicits a hepatic immune response marked by spatio-temporally distinct polarisation programmes in infiltrating and resident myeloid populations.
Albaqshi
Mrs Munirah Albaqshi
phD student
University of Manchester
Poster Presenter
23A New Poster Abstract Immunomodulatory properties of T.muris antigens
Mathenge
Ms Kawira Mathenge
Research AS
Institute of Infection and Global Health
Delegate
Poster Presenter
24Identification of Trypanosoma congolense genes with metacyclic stage-specific expression through transcriptomic analysis of wild-caught tsetse flies (Glossina palpipes).
Santos
Mr Camila Santos
PhD student
University of Antwerp
Speaker
25Nucleoside analogues against trypanosomatid parasites: phenotypic screening and mechanism-of-action
Alnazawi
Ms Ashwaq Alnazawi
PhD student
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Delegate
Speaker
26Mechanisms of pyrethroid resistance in Aedes aegypti populations from Saudi Arabia
Reid
Dr Adam Reid
Senior Staff Scientist
Wellcome Sanger Institute
Delegate
Speaker
27A plan to sequence the genomes of all parasite species from the British Isles
Craven
Miss Holly M. Craven
PhD Student
Aberystwyth Univeristy
Delegate
Speaker
28Characterising in vitro G-Quadruplexes (G4) in S. mansoni
Hadfield Malherbe
Dr Kerry Hadfield Malherbe
Senior Lecturer
North-West University
Delegate
Poster Presenter
29Three new cymothoid isopods from the fish parasitic genus Elthusa Schioedte & Meinert, 1884 (Crustacea, Isopoda, Cymothoidae) from South Africa
Díaz-Viraqué
Miss Florencia Díaz-Viraqué
PhD student
Institut Pasteur Montevideo
Speaker
30Nanopore sequencing significantly improves genome assembly of the protozoan parasite Trypanosoma cruzi
Wright
Dr Gavin Wright
Senior Group Leader
Wellcome Sanger Institute
Speaker
31Genome-led vaccine target discovery for animal African trypanosomiasis
Irvine
Mr Allister Irvine
PhD Student
Queen's University Belfast
Delegate
Poster Presenter
32Identification and Characterisation of Nematode-derived Antimicrobial Peptides to Tackle Emerging Antimicrobial Resistance
Price
Dr Helen Price
Senior Lecturer
Keele University
Speaker
33Functions of the BBSome protein complex in Leishmania mexicana
Gonzalez Olvera
Miss Merit Gonzalez Olvera
PhD student
University of lIverpool
Delegate
Poster Presenter
34Prevalence and systematics of Plasmodium spp. sampled at Chester Zoo during an avian malaria outbreak among Humboldt Penguins (Spheniscus humboldti) in 2017
Costain
Miss Alice Costain
PhD Student
The Univeristy of Manchester
Delegate
Poster Presenter
35Changes in intestinal permeability and regulatory cell development over the course of murine schistosomiasis
Wilamska-Chyrczakowska
Miss Magdalena Wilamska-Chyrczakowska
MRes Student
Aberystwyth University
Delegate
Poster Presenter
36In depth analysis of the tubulin family in Fasciola hepatica: A combined bioinformatics and sub-proteomic approach.
Murphy
Miss Niamh Murphy
PhD Student
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Delegate
Poster Presenter
37Lineage-specific rapid diagnostic tests efficiently resolve Trypanosoma cruzi TcII/V/VI ecological and epidemiological associations in the Argentine Gran Chaco
Huggins
Miss Meg Huggins
MBiol Biological Sciences
School of Biosciences
Delegate
Speaker
38Out of sight: do eye flukes alter predator-prey interactions?
Ekechukwu
Dr Nkiru E Ekechukwu
Lecturer
University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
Delegate
Poster Presenter
39Soil-transmitted helminths of groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L); A short survey of Aku, Ede-Oballa and Enugu-Ezike town in Enugu State, Nigeria.
Gasan
Dr Thomas Gasan
Post-Doc
LUMC
Delegate
Poster Presenter
40Protection against experimental allergic airway inflammation by the Schistosoma mansoni glycoprotein Omega-1
Rose
Dr Clair Rose
PDRA
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Delegate
41Characterisation of a novel glycosylated glutathione transferase of Onchocerca ochengi, a model organism in the study of onchocerciasis
Leighton
Dr Mags Leighton
NTD Network project officer
Durham University
Delegate
Speaker
42A Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases: Towards New Therapeutic Solutions for Chagas Disease and Leishmaniasis
Donnelly
Miss Sorcha Donnelly
PhD Research Student
Queen's University Belfast
Poster Presenter
43The Antimicrobial Properties of Ascaris suum Pseudocoelomic Fluid and its Microbiome
Edwards
Mr Rhodri Edwards
PhD student
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Delegate
Poster Presenter
44Towards novel control strategies for sand fly vectors through genetic modification of olfaction mediated by CRISPR-Cas9 gene drive.
Casacuberta Partal
Miss Miriam Casacuberta Partal
PhD student
LUMC
Poster Presenter
Speaker
45Repeated doses of Praziquantel in Schistosomiasis Treatment (RePST) – single versus multiple praziquantel treatments in school-age children in Côte d’Ivoire: a study protocol for an open-label, randomized controlled trial
Brandner-Garrod
Mr Luke Brandner-Garrod
Research assisstant/PhD student
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Delegate
Poster Presenter
46Expression of antiparasite peptides in Sand flies and Triatomine bugs inducing refractoriness to Leishmania and Trypanosoma cruzi mediated by CRISPR-Cas9 gene drives.
Cunningham
Dr Lucas Cunningham
PDRA
LSTM
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Speaker
47Expanded access to praziquantel in three communities around the Weija reservoir, Ghana.
Summers
Miss Shannan Summers
Student
University of Liverpool
Poster Presenter
48Glutathione transferases of Haemonchus contortus; Profiling and Responses to Ivermectin
Alghamdi
Mr Ali Alghamdi
PhD student
University Of Glasgow
Delegate
Poster Presenter
49Mutagenesis of leucine residues at the cytoplasmic end of the TbAQP2 pore affects the protein’s ability to transport pentamidine
Forde-Thomas
Dr Josephine Forde-Thomas
Research Assistant
Aberystwyth University
Delegate
Poster Presenter
50Provision of B. glabrata infected with S.mansoni to the scientific community within the UK
Karpiyevich
Dr Maryia Karpiyevich
Postdoctoral Research Associate
University of Cambridge
Delegate
Speaker
51Exploring the Nedd8 pathway of Plasmodium falciparum
ALfayez
Mr Ibrahim ALfayez
PhD student
University of Glasgow
Delegate
Poster Presenter
52Functional expression of Aspergillus nidulans uracil transporter gene in T. b. brucei and L. mexicana 5FU-resistant cell lines
Ogbolosingha
Mr Atieme Joseph Ogbolosingha
PhD Student
Keele University
Delegate
Poster Presenter
53An in vitro study of the modulation of astrocytes in the blood brain barrier during cerebral malaria
Senior
Miss Eleanor Senior
PhD Student
Eleanor Senior
Speaker
54In silico analysis of putative cell surface proteins of Tritrichomonas foetus, the causative agent of bovine trichomoniasis.
Tremp
Dr Annie Tremp
Research Fellow
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Delegate
Speaker
55Dysregulated gene expression in oocysts of Plasmodium berghei LAP mutants
Kayuni
Dr Sekeleghe Kayuni

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine / UoL
Poster Presenter
56Diagnostic challenges in male genital schistosomiasis (MGS): Preliminary real-time PCR results of a longitudinal cohort study in Malawi.
Van den Steen
Prof Philippe Van den Steen
Professor in Immunoparasitology
KU Leuven - University of Leuven
Delegate
Poster Presenter
57Adrenal hormones mediate disease tolerance in malaria
Haq
Dr Sameena Haq
Researcher
University of Salford
Delegate
Speaker
58Population Genetics as a Tool for the detection of vertical transmission of Toxoplasma gondii in a wild population of Apodemus sylvaticus (long-tailed woodmouse) from Malham Tarn, UK.
Balard
Mrs Alice Balard
PhD student
Humboldt University Berlin
Delegate
Poster Presenter
59Reduced Eimeria and pinworms loads in hybrid mice of the European house mouse hybrid zone
Ologunde
Dr Charles Ologunde
Lecturer/Researcher
The Federal Polytechnic Adoekiti
Delegate
Poster Presenter
60Malaria Co-Infection with typhoid fever, Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infections among pregnant women in Ikere-Ekiti, local government area of Ekiti State, Southwestern, Nigeria
Thompson
Dr Joanne Thompson
Senior Lecturer
University of Edinburgh
Delegate
Poster Presenter
62An enhanced toolkit for the generation of knockout and marker-free, fluorescent Plasmodium chabaudi.
Webster
Dr Bonnie Webster
Parasitologist
Natural History Museum
Delegate
Poster Presenter
63African schistosomes; inter species interactions and hybridisation
Amer
Dr Alaa Amer
Assistant lecturer of Parasitology
Faculty of medicine Tanta university
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Speaker
64Prevalence of parasitic infections in surgically removed appendices: parasitological and histopathological studies
Salman
Mrs Khawlah Salman
PhD researcher
Sunderland University
Poster Presenter
65Detection of parasitic protozoa using peptide and antibody phage display technologies.
Kabli
Mr Abdulbaset Kabli
PhD student
University of Glasgow
Delegate
Poster Presenter
66Polyomics Analyses Reveal a role for nucleobase transporter in gentamicin-attenuated Leishmania mexicana
Ogunlade
Dr Ayodele Ogunlade
Lecturing
The Federal Polytechnic Ado Ekiti Nigeria
Delegate
67Schistosomiasis in Ogbese-Ekiti, re-infection after successful treatment with praziquantel
Webster
Dr Bonnie Webster
Parasitologist
Natural History Museum
Delegate
Poster Presenter
68African schistosomes; inter species interactions and hybridisation
Romero Ramirez
Miss Alessandra Romero Ramirez
PhD student
University of Liverpool
Delegate
Speaker
69Vivaxin: a novel cell-surface gene family in Trypanosoma vivax with potential applications in an animal trypanosomiasis vaccine
Van Bockstal
Miss Lieselotte Van Bockstal
PhD student
University Antwerp
Poster Presenter
Speaker
70Impaired development of miltefosine-resistant leishmania infantum In the sand fly vectors phlebotomus perniciosus and lutzomyia longipalpis
Al-Hindi
Prof Adnan Ibrahim Al-Hindi
Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Delegate
Speaker
71Hand washing as an effective method for intestinal parasites control among school children in Gaza city: Public Health point of view
Bulté
Mr Dimitri Bulté
PhD Student
Laboratory of Microbiology, Parasitology and Hygiene (LMPH), University of Antwerp, Belgium
Delegate
Speaker
74Miltefosine restores the infectivity of miltefosine resistant Leishmania parasites by attenuating the innate immune response
Chami
Dr Goylette Chami
Research Fellow
University of Cambridge
Delegate
Speaker
75Profiling the best-performing community medicine distributors for mass drug administration: a comprehensive, data-driven analysis of treatment for schistosomiasis, lymphatic filariasis, and soil-transmitted helminths in Uganda
Clark
Miss Jessica Clark
Researcher
University of Surrey
Speaker
76Inferring Clearance and Reinfection Dynamics of Schistosoma mansoni from Kato-Katz and Circulating Cathodic Antigen-based Diagnostics.
Crosnier
Dr Cecile Crosnier
Senior Staff Scientist
Wellcome Sanger Institute
Speaker
77A library of Schistosoma mansoni cell surface and secreted proteins for the identification of vaccine candidates and early serological markers of infection
Cunningham
Dr Lucas Cunningham
PDRA
LSTM
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Speaker
78T. b. gambiense; evidence of absence in NW Uganda
Tiffney
Miss Ellen Alana Tiffney
Postgraduate Researcher
University of Liverpool
Delegate
Poster Presenter
79Unraveling the effects of cl-CD95L on macrophage - Toxoplasma gondii interactions
Ekawasti
Mrs Fitrine Ekawasti
researcher
Indonesia Research Center for Veterinary Science
Speaker
80Gastrointestinal Parasites on Cattle in Kulon Progo District of D.I. Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Forrer
Dr Armelle Forrer
postdoctoral research associate
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Speaker
81Test-and-treat with doxycycline as an alternative strategy for the acceleration of onchocerciasis elimination in a loiasis co-endemic region of South-West Cameroon
Maina
Mr Geoffrey Maina
Medical Laboratory technologist
Kenya Medical Research Institute
Speaker
84Regulatory influence of Procambarus clarkii, Girad (Decapoda: Cambaridae) on schistosome-transmitting snails in lotic habitats within the River Athi Basin, Kenya
Mohd Zain
Assoc Prof Siti Nursheena Mohd Zain
Lecturer
University of Malaya
Delegate
Poster Presenter
85Entamoeba infections and associated risk factors among migrant workers in Peninsular Malaysia
Nour
Professor Bakri Nour
Professor, Dean of BNNICD
Blue Nile National Institute for Communicable Diseases, University of Gezira
Poster Presenter
87Thrombocytopenia as a clue of VivaxMalaria in endemic region of Sudan
Nunn
Dr Francesca Nunn
Postdoc
Moredun Research Institute
Delegate
Speaker
88Evaluating the effect of hen age on poultry red mite feeding and mortality
Shamsi
Dr Shokoofeh Shamsi
Senior Research Fellow
Charles Sturt University
Delegate
Speaker
89More than just chips: what are you getting with your fish?
Shamsi
Dr Shokoofeh Shamsi
Senior Research Fellow
Charles Sturt University
Delegate
Speaker
90Speaking with a forked tongue: pentastomid parasites in man’s best friend
Stelma
Dr Foekje F. Stelma
Medical Microbiologist, MD-PhD
Radboud University Medical Center
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Speaker
91Diagnostic screening for Plasmodium falciparum by Illumigene.
Van Bockstal
Miss Lieselotte Van Bockstal
PhD student
University Antwerp
Poster Presenter
Speaker
93Type i interferon enhances sialoadhesin (cd169/siglec-1) expression on macrophages in favour of leishmania multiplication
Alghamdi
Mrs Samia Alghamdi
student
Infection Biology Institute of Infection & Global
Speaker
94The Vector Biology of Ectoparasites on Rodents from the ‘Asir Region of Saudi Arabia
Ayaz
Prof Muhammad Mazhar Ayaz
Professor
Cholistan University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences
Delegate
Speaker
95Activity of Imidocloprid against Hyalomma Marginatum in Nili Ravi Buffalo (Bubalus Bubalus Indicus)
Casacuberta Partal
Miss Miriam Casacuberta Partal
PhD student
LUMC
Poster Presenter
Speaker
96Diagnosis of intestinal schistosomiasis by POC-CCA. A new field applicable approach to quantify score intensities.
Kaur
Miss Manreet Kaur
PhD candidate
De Montfort University
Delegate
Speaker
97Bioavailability improvement of Artemisinin through cocrystal approach: in-vivo and in vitro studies
Kobpornchai
Ms Porntida Kobpornchai
Ph. D student
Mahidol University
Delegate
Speaker
98Novel cystatin of Trichinella spiralis inhibits inflammation mediated by bone marrow-derived macrophages
Lugonja
Mr Bozo Lugonja
PhD Student
Cardiff University
Delegate
Speaker
99Novel Water Treatments for the Zoonotic Waterborne Pathogen Cryptosporidium
Pennance
Mr Tom Pennance
PhD Student
Natural History Museum
Speaker
100Revising the transmission biology of schistosomiasis in Zanzibar
Péter
Mr Áron Péter
PhD. student
Department of Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases,
Delegate
Speaker
101Host specificity of bat flies in South-Eastern Europe
Unwin
Mrs Vera Unwin
PhD Student
LSTM
Delegate
Speaker
103Diagnostic performance of the Alere™ Ultra-sensitive rapid diagnostic test for Plasmodium falciparum malaria infections in asymptomatic pregnant women in Timika, Indonesia

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