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Sunday, 2 Apr 2017 to Wednesday, 5 Apr 2017
BSP Spring Meeting 2017
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Pam
Poster Presenter
Dr Victoria Pam
Lecturer
Federal University Lafia,Nassarawa State,Nigeria
1 : Intestinal parasites
Tinti
Poster Presenter
Dr Michele Tinti
Bioinformatician
School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee
3 : Protein complexes in T. brucei and changes in the proteome across the cell cycle.
Ali
Poster Presenter
Speaker
Mr Ibrahim Ali
PhD
Keele University
4 : Redesigning the brrok assay: a high throughput tool to determine rate of kill for discovery anti-malarials.
Marques
Poster Presenter
Dr Catarina A. Marques
Post-Doc
University of Dundee
5 : A genome-scale screen for cell cycle defects in the African trypanosome
Mitonga
Poster Presenter
Mr Ami Mitonga
Technical officer and student
Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University
6 : Report on the phylogenetic studies of diplostomatids parasites
Adeleke
Poster Presenter
Dr Monsuru Adeleke
Lecturing/Research
Osun State University
7 : Insecticide susceptibility status of Anopheles Gambiae complex in Osun state, southwestern Nigeria
Manchola Varon
Poster Presenter
Miss Nubia Carolina Manchola Varon
Trypanosoma cruzi BCAA metabolism
Biomedical Science Institute - USP
8 : The influence of the branched chain amino acids degradation pathway on the differentiation in trypanosoma cruzi
Candido
Poster Presenter
Dr Renata Candido
Research Fellow
University of Western Australia
9 : Study on the feasibility of using magneto-archimedes levitation to fractionate schistosome eggs from faecal samples
Cutress
Poster Presenter
Mr David Cutress
PhD student
Aberystwyth University - IBERS
10 : Towards Validation of an Immune suppressor protein from liver fluke : Prostaglandin D Synthase as a drug target
Othman
Poster Presenter
Mr Basim Othman
PhD student
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
11 : Transcriptome analysis of malaria parasite and endothelial cell responses to co-adhesion interactions
Giordani
Poster Presenter
Dr Federica Giordani
Research Assistant
University of Glasgow
12 : Development of novel DNA minor groove binders for the treatment of animal African trypanosomiasis
Ekpo
Poster Presenter
Prof Uwemedimo Ekpo
Postgraduate student
Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta
13 : Water Resource, Hygienic Practice, and Soil Transmitted Helminthiasis in Some Rural Communities of Osun State, Nigeria
Odeniran
Poster Presenter
Dr Paul Odeniran
PhD research student
University of Edinburgh
15 : Practices of cattle keepers of southwest Nigeria in relation to bovine trypanosomosis
Jirawatcharadech
Poster Presenter
Miss Piyaporn Jirawatcharadech
PhD student
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
16 : Expression and characterisation of Plasmodium falciparum NADPH-cytochrome P450 reductase
Sastry
Poster Presenter
Mrs Lalitha Sastry
Biologist
University of Dundee
17 : Large-scale screening effort to identify new chemical starting points for visceral leishmaniasis using a novel in vitro screening cascade
Sanou
Poster Presenter
Mr Antoine Sanou
PhD candidate
University of Glasgow
18 : The behaviour and ecology of highly insecticide resistant malaria vectors in south-western Burkina Faso.
Kirchner
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Dr Sebastian Kirchner
Research Fellow
University of Glasgow
19 : Profiling of Transposase Accessible Chromatin Reveals General Features of the Regulator Chromatin Landscape in Malaria Parasites
Hallyburton
Poster Presenter
Ms Irene Hallyburton
Biologist
University of Dundee
20 : Biochemical and Structural Characterization of Selective Allosteric Inhibitors of the Plasmodium falciparum Drug Target, Prolyl-tRNA synthetase
Salim
Poster Presenter
Eljelani Salim
Student
Salford University
21 : Occurrence of Cryptosporidium in UK sheep
shirbazou
Poster Presenter
Dr shahnaz shirbazou
Associate Professor of parasitology
University of Medical Sciences
22 : Study the therapeutic Potential of Philokinone in Experimental Cutaneous Leishmaniasis
James
Poster Presenter
Dr Jo James
Technical Officer
Environment Agency
23 : A-lice through the looking glass: monitoring sea louse infection of wild salmonids in the River Tamar, England (UK)
Price
Poster Presenter
Speaker
Dr Helen Price
Lecturer in Bioscience
Keele University
24 : Investigating nanoparticle-induced hyperthermia as a novel method for treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis
Al-Khafaji
Poster Presenter
Mrs Alaa Al-Khafaji
PhD student
University of Liverpool/ Institute of Infection and Global Health/ Department of Infection Biology
25 : Co-evolutionary analyses of the symbiosis between the sheep tick (Ixodes ricinus) and its symbiont 'Midichloria' by multi-locus sequence typing
Alghamdi
Poster Presenter
Mr Ali Alghamdi
PhD Student
Institute of Infection Immunity and Inflammation, Glasgow University
27 : Morphology and molecular diversity of Leishmaniasis and sand fly species in Albaha region, Saudi Arabia.
Kalejaiye
Poster Presenter
Miss Titilola Kalejaiye
Phd student
University of Glasgow
28 : Evaluation of Trypanosoma cruzi phosphodiesterases as potential drug targets
Albuquerque
Poster Presenter
Miss Andreia Albuquerque
PhD
Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
29 : Comparative evaluation of molecular methods to detect Leishmania DNA in dogs
MacLean
Poster Presenter
Lorna MacLean
Post-doc
Drug Discovery Unit
30 : Addition of a Leishmania Strain Panel to the hit discovery screening cascade for visceral leishmaniasis improves translation to in vivo efficacy studies.
Tyson
Poster Presenter
Mrs Fiona Tyson
PhD student
Aberystwyth University
31 : Improved Equine faecal egg counting - Validation of a novel method: FECPAKG2
Alhejely
Poster Presenter
Amani Alhejely
Glasgow University
32 : MFS Transporters in African trypanosomes: looking for a function.
Natto
Poster Presenter
Dr Manal Natto
Postdoctoral
Glasgow University
33 : Heterologous expression of Trichomonas vaginalis Equilibrative Nucleoside Transporter Family Members in Trypanosoma brucei
Steketee
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Dr Pieter Steketee
Research Fellow
The Roslin Institute
34 : Metabolomics analysis of the livestock trypanosomes
Yague Capilla
Poster Presenter
Miss Miriam Yague Capilla
PhD Student
Instituto de Parasitologia y Biomedicina "Lopez-Neyra"
35 : Nitric oxide, DNA damage and genome integrity in Trypanosoma brucei: role of uracil-DNA glycosylase
Marsboom
Poster Presenter
Miss Charlotte Marsboom
Postgraduate student
University of Glasgow
36 : Characterisation and validation of Phosphodiesterase-d in trypanosomes
Faber
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Mr Marc Nicolas Faber
PHD
University of Aberdeen
37 : Targeting PKD: DNA vaccine trials based on host specific gene expression
Price
Poster Presenter
Speaker
Dr Helen Price
Lecturer in Bioscience
Keele University
38 : ARF-regulating proteins in Trypanosoma brucei
Palomo Diaz
Poster Presenter
Mrs Sara Palomo Diaz
Scientist
GSK
39 : Malaria bifunctional DHFR-TS enzyme as a target for drug discovery against asexual stages of p. Falciparum
Pye
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Miss Sarah Pye
PhD Candidate
Aberystwyth University
40 : Functional genomics approach to investigate the Giant Panda roundworm Baylisascaris schroederi: global proteomics for diagnostics and control.
Garrett
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Miss Alice Garrett
PhD Student
University of Glasgow
41 : Development of a point-of-care diagnostic for Schistosoma infections to improve drug-efficacy monitoring
Kalejaiye
Poster Presenter
Miss Titilola Kalejaiye
Phd student
University of Glasgow
42 : Evaluation of phosphodiesterases as potential drug targets in Trypanosoma cruzi.
Silva Damasceno
Poster Presenter
Miss Flavia Silva Damasceno
Institute of Biomedical Science
University of São Paulo
43 : Glutamine is used for glutamylation of proteins, a post-translational modification, that is important for cell proliferation and cytokinesis in Trypanosoma brucei bloodstream forms.
Collett
Poster Presenter
Miss Clare Florence Collett
PhD Student
Aberystwyth University
LinkedIn
44 : Towards the penside detection of triclabendazole efficacy against liver fluke parasites of livestock
Thomas
Poster Presenter
Mr John Thomas
Biologist
University of Dundee - Drug Discovery Unit
45 : Development of a stringent screening cascade for Trypanosoma cruzi phenotypic screening
Priyanka
Poster Presenter
Miss Panwar Priyanka
PhD student
University of Salford
46 : Fast tracking antimalarial drug discovery through molecular modelling and repositioning: Lead optimisation of synthetic emetine analogues SALF01/02
Hammarton
Poster Presenter
Speaker
Dr Tansy Hammarton
Senior Lecturer
University of Glasgow
47 : Engaging students to enhance the parasitology curriculum in schools
Manthri
Poster Presenter
Dr Sujatha Manthri
Post Doctoral Research Fellow
university of Dundee
49 : Identification of new chemical starting-points for visceral leishmaniasis drug discovery through primary screening and re-assessment of historic screening campaigns.
Power
Poster Presenter
Miss Bridget Power
PhD student
Wellcome Centre for Molecular Parasitology
LinkedIn
50 : Delineating the role of stage-specific histone modifications and regulators of histone acetylation in sexual development of the rodent malaria parasite, Plasmodium berghei
James
Poster Presenter
Dr Jo James
Technical Officer
Environment Agency
51 : Pomphorhynchus: Something Old, Something New?
Rizgalla
Poster Presenter
Jamila Rizgalla
Postdoc
University of Stirling
52 : First description of a digenean trematode associated with dusky grouper dermatitis (DGD) lesions in Epinephelus marginatus (Lowe) from Libyan waters
Crotti
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Mr Marco Crotti
PhD Student
University of Glasgow
53 : The effect of mass drug administration on Schistosoma mansoni population genetic diversity and structure
Mutton
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Sinead Mutton
N/A
N/A
57 : Evidence for novel gene duplications associated with pyrethroid resistance in Anopheles minimus.
Nelli
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Dr Luca Nelli
Research Associate
Univertsity of Glasgow
LinkedIn
58 : Mapping insecticide resistance using spatially explicit statistical models: a simulation approach to investigate pyrethroid resistance in mosquito in Banfora district, Burkina Faso.
Marriott
Poster Presenter
Amy Marriott
PhD Student
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
60 : Near Infra-Red optical imaging to track fluorescently labelled filarial parasites in vivo
Wangwiwatsin
Poster Presenter
Miss Arporn Wangwiwatsin
PhD student
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
61 : Co-culture of schistosomes with mammalian cells to reveal host pathogen interactions
Kirk
Poster Presenter
Dr Ruth Kirk
Associate Professor
Kingston University
62 : Kingston University Mosquito Watch
Marriott
Poster Presenter
Amy Marriott
PhD Student
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
63 : Long term in vitro culture of adult Brugia malayi parasites
Stuart
Poster Presenter
Miss Rebekah Stuart
Researcher
Aberystwyth University
64 : Functional transcriptomic approaches to understanding anthelmintic metabolism in the liver fluke Fasciola hepatica
Kovarova
Poster Presenter
Dr Julie Kovarova
postdoc
University of Dundee
66 : Signalling pathway from glucose transporter towards FOF1-ATPase
García
Poster Presenter
Mr Daniel García
Role and activity of Endonuclease V
CSIC
67 : Endonuclease V processes hypoxanthine-containing RNA in Trypanosoma brucei brucei
Fanthome
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Ms Amber Fanthome
PhD Student
Aberystwyth University
68 : Potential antimicrobial activity of parasite EVs
Schwabl
Poster Presenter
Mr Philipp Schwabl
PhD student
University of Glasgow
70 : Spliced Leader Pull Out for Trypanosomatid Genomics
Tomes
Poster Presenter
Mr John Tomes
Research Student
Aberystwyth University
71 : Imaging Ellipsometry as a Novel Detection Method for Protein-Protein Interactions.
Haddock
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Miss Lesley Haddock
PhD Student
Queen's University Belfast
72 : A ‘Tick’ing Timebomb – A Survey of Public Knowledge of Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases in Northern Ireland
Marchese
Poster Presenter
Ms Letícia Marchese
LabTryps
Universidade de São Paulo
74 : Proline metabolism in Trypanosoma cruzi: a possible mechanism of transhydrogenase
Hanington
Poster Presenter
Patrick Hanington
Assistant Professor
University of Alberta
75 : Characterization of a schistosome metalloprotease that facilitates S. mansoni infection establishment and maintenance of the snail host.
Bell
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Stephen Bell
PhD Student
Queen's University Belfast
76 : Parasites, Pathogens and the Sustainability of Northern Ireland's Honey Bees
Rao
Poster Presenter
Dr Srinivasa P S Rao
Investigator
Novartis Institute for Tropical Diseases
79 : Phenotypic high-throughput screening identified potent Trypanosoma inhibitors with ability to cure Human African Trypanosomiasis
Rajab
Poster Presenter
May Rajab
PhD Student
University of Salford
80 : Investigating Ca2+ Channel Blockers as Antimalarials
Padilla-Mejia
Poster Presenter
Norma Padilla-Mejia
Postdoctoral Research Assistant
University of Dundee
81 : Structure and function of the trypanosome nuclear envelope
Iljazi
Poster Presenter
Miss Elda Iljazi
PhD
University of Dundee
82 : Defining D-Arabinose Metabolism in Leishmania major and Crithidia fasciculata
Menzies
Poster Presenter
Stefanie Menzies
PhD Student
University of St Andrews
83 : Characterisation of a Novel Trypanosomatid Mitochondrial Alternative Oxidase as a Drug Target
Saura
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Mr Andreu Saura
PhD Student
Instituto de Parasitol. y Biomed. "López Neyra"
84 : Trypanosoma brucei TbTAF1 is a transcriptional regulator of VSG expression that negatively regulates differentiation.
Abubaker
Poster Presenter
Speaker
Mrs Muna Abubaker
Full time PhD
University of Salford
85 : CalcuSyn-based drug interactivity studies to define synergistic anti-malarial combinatorial regimes for Emetine dihydrochloride
Lyndon
Poster Presenter
Speaker
Dr Alastair Lyndon
Senior Lecturer
Heriot-Watt University
LinkedIn
86 : New records of the copepod mesoparasite Haemobaphes cyclopterina indicate long-rough dab is a key definitive host.A New Poster Abstract
Lyndon
Poster Presenter
Speaker
Dr Alastair Lyndon
Senior Lecturer
Heriot-Watt University
LinkedIn
87 : A tale of two flatties: macroparasite communities in dabs and long-rough dabs.
Lyndon
Poster Presenter
Speaker
Dr Alastair Lyndon
Senior Lecturer
Heriot-Watt University
LinkedIn
88 : A thorny issue? – First record of the genus Aspersentis in UK waters: a new acanthocephalan species from the sea scorpion?A New Poster Abstract
Lyndon
Poster Presenter
Speaker
Dr Alastair Lyndon
Senior Lecturer
Heriot-Watt University
LinkedIn
89 : Parasite communities of deep-sea fishes: the need for a benthic connection?
Duncan
Poster Presenter
Dr Samuel Duncan
Postdoctoral Researcher
The University of Dundee
91 : Identifying highly divergent glycosyltransferases in the African trypanosome
Candido
Poster Presenter
Dr Renata Candido
Research Fellow
University of Western Australia
93 : A high field gradient magnetic probe for detecting parasite eggs in faecal matter processed by the Helmintex method
Al-Hindi
Poster Presenter
Adnan Al-Hindi
Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences
Islamic University-Gaza
94 : Prevalence, types of Carpets Mites in Gaza, Palestine
Mohd Zain
Poster Presenter
Speaker
Siti Nursheena Mohd Zain
University of Malaya
95 : Global migration and transmission of disease: a Malaysian case study
Kuster
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Dr Tatiana Kuster
PDRA
Royal Veterinary College
97 : Enhanced delivery of a prototype poultry red mite vaccine
Madeiros
Poster Presenter
Mr Clive Madeiros
MD
West Bar Veterinary Hospital Ltd
100 : Avian Malaria is an endemic disease in UK birds, which appears to be on the increase. 2015 / 16 was the warmest and wettest year on record for the UK. This paper discusses the possibilities of trying to prevent Avian Malaria in UK domesticated birds.
CERONE
Poster Presenter
Miss MICHELA CERONE
Student
University of Glasgow
101 : Investigation of a possible mitochondrial mechanism of action of naphtoquinone-anacardic acid hybrids compounds against Trypanosomiasis.
Canavate del Pino
Poster Presenter
Ricardo Canavate del Pino
PhD student
University of Dundee
102 : Cullin-RING complexes in Trypanosoma brucei: TbCUL1 complex composition and preliminary function insight.
Jahan
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Prof Nusrat Jahan
Prof. Dr.
Govt College University
103 : Molecular Identification and relative abundance of Surra vectors from camels of Cholistan desert, Punjab, Pakistan
Fairlie-Clarke
Poster Presenter
Dr Karen Fairlie-Clarke
Research Associate
University of Glasgow
104 : Breeding for resistance to nematode infection in sheep - a diagnostic tool.
Varshney
Poster Presenter
Mr Anusheel Varshney
BSP conference
University of Salford
106 : The use of microbeads to mimic T.gondii uptake by aquatic invertebrates. A possible reservoir for higher vertebrates?
Eneanya
Poster Presenter
Mr Obiora Eneanya
PhD Candidate
Imperial College London
107 : Quantifying the physical, social and economic impact of chronic lymphatic filariasis in Nigeria
Nayak
Poster Presenter
Mrs Archana Nayak
PhD student
University of Glasgow
108 : Time resolved metabolic foot printing of Leishmania mexicana promastigotes in simple defined minimal media.
Guther
Poster Presenter
Speaker
Lucia Guther
post-doctoral Research Assistant
University of Dundee
109 : New Class of Nucleotide Sugar Transporter inTrypanosome Peroxisome
Fuller
Poster Presenter
Julian Fuller

BSP test
110 : RPA complex is exported from the nucleus in a life cycle dependent manner

BSP Spring Meeting 2017