Posters

Maharjan
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Miss Shradha Maharjan
Student
Kingston University
1 : Host-parasite signalling through lipid rafts in the human parasite Schistosoma mansoni
Coombes
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Speaker
Dr Janine Coombes
Lecturer
University of Liverpool
2 : Developing a 3D intestinal epithelium model for studying gastrointestinal infections of livestock species
Bakri
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Dr Rowaida Bakri
Assistance Professor
Umm-Al- Qura University
3 : Subtyping identification of Blactocystis sp. isolated from symptomatic and asymptomatic individuals in Makkah, KSA
Beaufay
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Ms Claire Beaufay
PhD student
UCL/LDRI/GNOS
4 : Evaluation Of Antitrypanosomal Activity And Selectivity Of Natural And Semi-Synthetic Triterpenic Derivatives
Benz
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Dr Corinna Benz
Research Associate
Lancaster University
5 : Trypanosoma brucei cycling sequence binding proteins?
Champion
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Miss Teteh Champion
PhD student
University of Glasgow
6 : Characterising and Curbing Environmental Contamination by Schistosoma mansoni.
Crusco
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Miss Alessandra Crusco
PhD student
Aberystwyth University
7 : Design, synthesis and anthelmintic activity of 7-keto-sempervirol analogues
Currier
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Dr Rachel Currier
Postdoctoral researcher
Heidelberg University Biochemistry Center
LinkedIn
8 : Characterizing the unusual function of thioredoxin 2 - an essential mitochondrial protein in Trypanosoma brucei
Dairain
Speaker
Miss Annabelle Dairain
PhD student
University of Bordeaux
9 : Does parasitism interfere with trace metal sensibility? A case of study in a bioturbator species
Daoud
Poster Presenter
Prof Ahmed Daoud
Prof. of clinical Parasitology
Tanta University Faculty of Medicine
10 : Is there relationship between Toxoplasma gondii IgG seropositivity and idiopathic Parkinsonism and does it have correlation with cortisol blood level ?
Davies
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Miss Carys Davies
PhD student
Imperial College London
11 : Whole genome RNAi library screens identify repressors of metacyclic VSG expression site transcription in bloodstream form T. brucei
Eneanya
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Mr Obiora Eneanya
Doctoral Student
Imperial College London
14 : Modelling the environmental limits of Lymphatic filariasis in Nigeria.
Evans
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Mr Matt Evans
PhD student
Queen's University Belfast
15 : Neoblast-like cells of Fasciola hepatica
Fathallah
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Miss Nadin Fathallah
PhD Student
Lancaster University
16 : Correlating Trypanosoma brucei localisation with neuropsychiatric symptoms in the rodent model
Fenn
Poster Presenter
Mrs Caroline Fenn
Lab manager/GLP study director
Ridgeway Research Ltd
17 : Comparison of hepatic, pathology and antibody response in lambs challenged with identical Fasciola hepatica infections.
Hammoud
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Mr. Cyril Hammoud
PhD student
Royal Museum for Central Africa
18 : Untangling the drivers of parasite diversity along gradients of natural and anthropogenic variables in a tropical crater-lake system (Kasenda, Uganda).
Horton
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Mr Daniel Horton
PhD student
Brunel University London
19 : Epigenetic modifications in the Biomphalaria glabrata snail induced by Schistosoma mansoni
Hutchinson
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Miss Rachel Hutchinson
PhD Student
University of Bristol
LinkedIn
20 : Characterising Trypanosoma suis, a neglected livestock pathogen
Jayawardhana
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Miss Shiromani Jayawardhana
Scientific Officer
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
21 : Recrudescence of Trypanosoma cruzi infection following sub-curative Benznidazole treatment during the acute and chronic stages
Kirk
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Dr Ruth Kirk
Associate Professor
Kingston University
22 : Itchy and scratchy? An investigation of human cercarial dermatitis in the UK
Blasco-Costa
Speaker
Ms Isabel Blasco-Costa
Research Scientist
Natural History Museum of Geneva
23 : A functional trait framework to study diversity of helminth parasites
Moro Bulnes
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Miss Ana Moro Bulnes
Cytidine deaminase in T. brucei
Instituto Parasitología y Biomedicina López-Neyra
24 : Cytidine deaminase in Trypanosoma brucei: a mitochondrial enzyme involved in de novo biosynthesis of pyrimidines.
Mutuku
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Mr Martin Mutuku
Research Officer
Kenya Medical Research Institute
25 : Comparative efficiency of Biomphalaria pfeifferi and B. sudanica as intermediate host snails for Schistosoma mansoni in Kenya.
Ogunkanbi
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Mrs Adefunke Ogunkanbi
PhD Student
University of Manchester
26 : Gut dwelling helminths drive intestinal regulation through direct induction of host TGF-β
Parry
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Mr Ewan Parry
PhD Student
University of York
27 : Investigating developmental regulators of infectious Leishmania parasites
Paziewska-Harris
Delegate
Speaker
Dr Anna Paziewska-Harris
Postdoctoral fellow
Cardiff University
28 : High-throughput in vitro culture system for Cryptosporidium oocysts: replacing animals in research
Rinaldi
Poster Presenter
Dr Gabriel Rinaldi
Senior Staff Scientist
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
30 : Using CRISPR-Cas9 to develop a selectable marker for schistosome transgenesis
Salim
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Mr Eljelani Salim

Salford University
LinkedIn
31 : Occurrence of Cryptosporidium and Eimeria infections in UK sheep
Schaffner
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Dr Claudia Schaffner
Postdoctoral associate
University of Edinburgh
33 : Pharmacological inhibition of the vacuolar ATPase in bloodstream form Trypanosoma brucei rescues genetic knockdown of mitochondrial gene expression
Shakir
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Miss Eman Shakir
PhD student
Kingston University
LinkedIn
34 : Cell signalling during male-female interactions by Schistosoma mansoni
Silva
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Miss Marianne Silva
PhD student
Swiss TPH
35 : Metronidazole in mono- and combined therapy against Trypanosoma cruzi - a drug repurposing strategy for Chagas disease
Spence
Poster Presenter
Miss Kirstin Spence
PhD Student
University of York
36 : Investigating the molecular machinery that controls autophagy during Leishmania spp. differentiation
Thorburn
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Mr Doko-Miles Thorburn
PhD Candidate
Queen Mary University of London
38 : Do parasites maintain extreme polymorphism in their host’s immune genes?
Trenaman
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Dr Anna Trenaman
Postdoctoral Research Assistant
University of Dundee
39 : A high-throughput genetic screen for regulatory 3’-untranslated regions in African Trypanosomes
Trienekens
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Ms Suzan Trienekens
PhD Student
University of Glasgow
40 : Identifying individual risk behaviours and community-level contributions to reinfection with Schistosoma mansoni in school-aged children in rural Uganda.
Yague Capilla
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Ms Miriam Yague Capilla
PhD Student
Instituto Parasitologia y Biomedicina Lopez-Neyra
41 : Novel nucleotidases involved in Trypanosoma brucei pyrimidine homeostasis
Zíková
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Dr Alena Zíková
Group leader
Biology Centre, Institute of Parasitology
42 : Mitochondrial metabolic remodeling during Trypanosoma brucei developmental differentiation
Brindley
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Speaker
Dr. Paul Brindley
Professor
George Washington University
44 : Diminished hepatobiliary disease during infection with CRISPR/Cas9-gene-edited Opisthorchis viverrini liver flukes
Ittipraser
Poster Presenter
Dr Wannaporn Ittipraser
Research Assistant Professor
The George Washington University
45 : Diminished hepatobiliary disease during infection with CRISPR/Cas9-gene-edited Opisthorchis viverrini liver flukes.
Alpizar Sosa
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Mr EduBiel Alpizar Sosa
DVM, PhD
University of Glasgow
46 : Polyene resistance in Leishmania probed with metabolomics and genomic approaches
Correia
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Mr Simão Correia
Master student
University of Aveiro
47 : Patterns of trematode parasites communities in Cerastoderma edule cockles from Portugal aquatic systems
Chiweshe
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Dr Stephen Chiweshe
Research Fellow
Stephen Chiweshe
48 : A Trypanosome Expressed Small non-coding RNA as a Diagnostic Marker
Schnaufer
Poster Presenter
Dr Achim Schnaufer
MRC Senior Research Fellow
University of Edinburgh
49 : Trypanosome mitochondrial DNA: the importance of networking for getting ahead in life
Nare
Delegate
Miss Zandile Nare
PhD Student
Institute of Immunology and Infection Research, University of Edinburgh
LinkedIn
50 : RNA Editing Ligase 1 (REL1) drug discovery and characterisation of REL1/REL2 structure-activity relationships
Schnaufer
Poster Presenter
Dr Achim Schnaufer
MRC Senior Research Fellow
University of Edinburgh
51 : Mitochondrial retrograde signalling in Trypanosoma brucei
Triana-Chavez
Poster Presenter
Prof. Omar Triana-Chavez
Professor
Universidad de Antioquia
53 : Functional genomics of hypothetical proteins in Leishmania panamensis: towards the discovery of new vaccines candidates
Macedo
Poster Presenter
Dr Juan Macedo
Postdoc
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
54 : Decoding the regulators of ribosomal DNA transcription in Trypanosoma brucei
Whiteland
Poster Presenter
Helen Whiteland
PDRA
Aberystwyth university
55 : The dual anthelmintic potential for triterpenoids in the treatment of blood and liver flukes
Elfayoumi
Poster Presenter
Prof Hoda Elfayoumi
Professor parasitology
Faculity of Science Beni-suef University
56 : Rhabdias bufonis (Nematoda: Rhabdiasidae) from the lung of the African common toad, Amietophrynus regularis (Bufonidae) in Egypt. A new data on the basis of light and scanning electron microscopic study .
Al-Kandari
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Dr Wafa Al-Kandari
Associate Professor
Kuwait University
57 : Molecular characterization of Acanthoparyphium sp. (Trematoda: Himasthilidae) by mitochondrial genome from Kuwait Bay
Andrew
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Miss Claudia Andrew
Student
Aberystwyth University
58 : Exploring the Glutathione transferase (GST) family in Schistosoma mansoni: Extracellular vesicle expression
Schnaufer
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Dr Achim Schnaufer
Reader in Parasite Biology
University of Edinburgh
59 : Trypanosome mitochondrial DNA: the importance of networking for getting ahead in life
Kildemoes
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Anna Kildemoes
PhD student
University of Copenhagen
60 : Host immunopathology in response to Schistosoma mansoni infection in mice with altered gut microbial composition
Alfayez
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Mr Ibrahim Alfayez
PhD student
University of Glasgow
61 : An Investigation of 5-Fluorouracil Resistance in Kinetoplast Parasites
Anderson-Aidoo
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Mrs Diane Anderson-Aidoo
PhD Student
University of Aberdeen
62 : In vitro models of macrophage activation in Trypanosoma brucei infection.
Chavez Garcia
Delegate
Mr Santiago Chavez Garcia
Research Assistant
Facultad de Ciencias
63 : Gene expression remodeling at the G1/S transition of the Trypanosoma cruzi cell cycle.
Perez Cordon
Poster Presenter
Dr Gregorio Perez Cordon
Research Scientist
Cryptosporidium Reference Unit, PHW
64 : Developing a multilocus variable number tandem repeat analysis scheme for Cryptosporidium parvum subtyping.
Alghamdi
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Mrs Samia Alghamdi
PhD student
Infection Biology Institute of Infection & Global
65 : The First Investigation of Ectoparasites on Rodents from the ‘Asir Region of Saudi Arabia
Whatley
Poster Presenter
Miss Kezia Whatley
Research Assistant
Home
66 : Roboworm 3: Development of an automated drug screening platform for Fasciola hepatica.
Anagu
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Pharm. Linda Anagu
Researcher
Keele University
67 : Stress, Sirtuin, and Sever Malaria
Campagnaro
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Mr Gustavo Campagnaro
PhD student
University of Glasgow
68 : Characterisation of Trypanosoma cruzi Equilibrative Nucleoside Transporters by expression in a genetically adapted Trypanosoma brucei cell line
Huson
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Dr Kathryn Huson
Research Fellow
Queen's University, Belfast
69 : Novel eggshell biochemistry of rumen flukes
Halder
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Ms Julia Halder
Research Assistant
Imperial College London
70 : Decreasing the Impact of Chagas Disease Through Modelling: The DICTUM framework for retrieving, collating, and analysing serosurvey data for Chagas disease across Latin America
Hulme
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Mr Benjamin Hulme
PhD Student
Aberystwyth University
71 : Characterisation of a functional α-N-acetylgalactosaminidase (α-NAGAL) in the parasitic blood fluke Schistosoma mansoni
Alshehri
Poster Presenter
Mr Hajri Alshehri
phd
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
72 : Molecular detection of equine trypanosomosis from Riyadh region, Saudi Arabia
Nare
Delegate
Miss Zandile Nare
PhD Student
Institute of Immunology and Infection Research, University of Edinburgh
LinkedIn
73 : Towards new drugs for trypanosomatid diseases based on specific high-affinity inhibitors for RNA editing ligase 1
Burgess
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Mr Adam Burgess
MRes Student
Aberystwyth University
74 : Extracellular-vesicle/Tegumental Unknown protein (ETU): Characterising Proteins of Unknown Function in Schistosoma mansoni
Francoeur
Poster Presenter
Speaker
Ms Rachel Francoeur
PhD Student
Rachel Francoeur
75 : Impact of malaria coinfections on S. mansoni clearance, intensity and reinfection rates
Driguez
Delegate
Dr Patrick Driguez
postdoc
Wellcome Sanger Institute
76 : Studying the translatome of Schistosoma mansoni using ribosome profiling
Noulin
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Dr Florian Noulin
research associate
Keele University
77 : Investigating the role of RNA G-quadruplex structures in Plasmodium falciparum gene expression
Lu
Poster Presenter
Dr. Zhigang Lu
Computational Biologist
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
78 : High-quality genome annotation for the V7 assembly of Schistosoma mansoni
Macharia
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Miss Sheila Macharia
PhD Student
University of Manchester
79 : Investigating the role of eosinophils in barrier function in infection
Yalew
Poster Presenter
Mrs Woyneshet Gelaye Yalew
Lecturer
Bahir Dar University
80 : New foci for Cutaneous leishmaniasis - Ankesha District, Amhara region, Ethiopia
Dofuor
Poster Presenter
Mr Aboagye Kwarteng Dofuor
Mr.
University of Ghana
81 : Antitrypanosomal effects of Zanthoxylum zanthoxyloides extracts on African trypanosomes
Forde-Thomas
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Dr Josephine Forde-Thomas
Research Assistant
Aberystwyth University
82 : Identification of novel anti-schistosomal compounds using an automated high-throughput platform
Iremonger
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Mr James Iremonger
PhD student
Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh
LinkedIn
83 : Mitochondrial acetate production in Trypanosoma congolense
Marlais
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Ms Tegwen Marlais
PhD student
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
84 : Comparative ‘Omics’ identification of coproantigens for diagnosis of Strongyloides stercoralis infection
Doleckova
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Dr Katerina Doleckova
Research Associate
Keele University, School of Life Sciences
85 : In search for new treatments of camel trypanosomosis (surra)
Berry
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Dr Sarah Berry
Post-Doc
University of Keele
86 : Functions of the BBSome protein complex in the protozoan parasite Leishmania mexicana
Horrocks
Poster Presenter
Prof Paul Horrocks
Professor
Institute for Science and Technology in Medicine
87 : Evaluating the antiparasitic activity of the Phytopure library: natural products isolated from temperate zone plants
Chandrathas
Poster Presenter
Mr Jaksha Chandrathas
PhD Student
Life Sciences - Keele University
88 : ARF regulating proteins as novel drug targets against Kinetoplastids
Subrtova
Poster Presenter
Dr Karolina Subrtova
Postdoc
University of Edinburgh
89 : F1-ATPase as a drug target in parasitic trypanosomatids
Masud
Poster Presenter
Mr Numair Masud
PhD student
Cardiff University
90 : Transport stress impacts infection trajectories in an ornamental fish
Geyer
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Dr Kathy Geyer
Postdoctoral Research Assistant
Aberystwyth University
91 : Crucial Role of SmMBD2/3 and SmCBX during schistosome neoblast proliferation and oviposition
Amegatcher
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Miss Gloria Amegatcher
PhD Student
University of Edinburgh
92 : Mitochondrial retrograde signalling in Trypanosoma brucei
Magwaza
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Miss Rachael Magwaza
PhD student
University of Manchester
93 : Design, Synthesis and Evaluation of novel leads for drug-resistant malaria
Kissinger
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Speaker
Dr Jessica Kissinger
Professor & Director, IOB
University of Georgia
LinkedIn
94 : EuPathDB: Free, online genomics resources for eukaryotic pathogens and their hosts.
Neves
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Miss Maria Ines Neves
PhD Student
The Royal Veterinary College, University of London
95 : Re-evaluating density-dependent fecundity in human Schistosoma mansoni infections using novel molecular techniques: implications for control and elimination
Ayorinde
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Speaker
Ologunde ( Charles Ayorinde
Lecturing, research on tropical parasites and implementation of health policies
The Federal Polytechnic Adoekiti
96 : Schistosomiasis in Ogbese-Ekiti, Re-Infection After Successful Treatment with Praziquantel
Mbekeani
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Ms Alison Mbekeani
Research Assistant
University of Durham
97 : Protozoa are a global burden - and need new treatments and novel drug targets
Cutress
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Speaker
Mr David Cutress
PhD
Aberystwyth University - IBERS
98 : Towards validation of an immune suppressor protein from liver fluke as a drug target
Santano
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Speaker
Ms Rebeca Santano
PhD student
Barcelona Institute for Global Health
99 : IgG and IgE responses to Plasmodium falciparum and intestinal parasites antigens in Mozambican children
Pant
Poster Presenter
Ms Akansha Pant
Senior Research Fellow
National Institute of Malaria Research
100 : Allosteric Site Inhibitor Disrupting Auto-processing in Falcipains, Cysteine Proteases of Malarial Parasite
Boughattas
Poster Presenter
Dr Sonia Boughattas
PostDoc
Qatar University
101 : Molecular identification and characterizations of Cryptosporidium spp. among food-handlers in Qatar
Hemben
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Ms Aver Hemben
Unemployed
Cranfiled University
102 : Screen-printed electrodes for malaria detection
Albuquerque-Wendt
Poster Presenter
Speaker
Mrs Andreia Albuquerque-Wendt
PhD student
Medical School of Hannover
LinkedIn
103 : Apicomplexan C-mannosyltransferases modify adhesins of the TRAP family poster version
Nalepa-Grajcar
Poster Presenter
Mrs Justyna Nalepa-Grajcar
PhD Student
Aberystwyth University
LinkedIn
104 : Genomic and computational analysis of Toxoplasma gondii direct from clinical samples using selective genome whole-genome amplification (SWGA).
Balbuena
Poster Presenter
Dr Juan Balbuena
Associate Professor
ICBiBE, University of Valencia
106 : Random Tanglegram Partitions (Random TaPas): a novel approach to cophylogenetic relationships between hosts and parasites
Sharma
Poster Presenter
Miss Parul Sharma
Student
University of Nottingham
LinkedIn
107 : Magnitude of the inflammatory response to parasite infection differentiates calf and adult bovine monocytes

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