Posters

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

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

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