Monday 15 April
16 April
17 April
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[Schedule with Sessions only]
DAY 1Renold C16Renold C2Renold C9Renold C15Enigma CaféRenold F2Reynolds F6
DAY 2
DAY 1Renold C16Renold C2Renold C9Renold C15Enigma CaféRenold F2Reynolds F6
DAY 2
10:00 Workshop I
Chairs: Ms Dee-Ann Johnston, University of Manchester 
10:00
10:05 10:05
10:10 10:10
10:15 10:15
10:20 10:20
10:25 10:25
10:30 10:30
10:35 10:35
10:40 10:40
10:45 10:45
10:50 10:50
10:55 10:55
11:00 11:00
11:05 11:05
11:10 11:10
11:15 11:15
11:20 11:20
11:25 11:25
11:30 Workshop II
Chairs: Dr Ceri Harrop, University of Manchester 
11:30
11:35 11:35
11:40 11:40
11:45 11:45
11:50 11:50
11:55 11:55
12:00 12:00
12:05 12:05
12:10 12:10
12:15 12:15
12:20 12:20
12:25 12:25
12:30 12:30
12:35 12:35
12:40 12:40
12:45 12:45
12:50 12:50
12:55 12:55
13:00 Lunch served for Attendees of workshop only Flash talk recording session
13:00 (30 mins)
13:00
13:05 13:05
13:10 13:10
13:15 13:15
13:20 13:20
13:25 13:25
13:30 Flash talk recording session
13:30 (30 mins)
13:30
13:35 13:35
13:40 13:40
13:45 13:45
13:50 13:50
13:55 13:55
14:00 Plenary
Primate Parasites in Madagascar: contrasting lemurs and humans
14:00 (50 mins)
Keynote Speaker: Prof Patricia Wright, Stony Brook University 
The impact of poultry disease on public health and welfare: a major development challenge
14:50 (50 mins)
Keynote Speaker: Prof Fiona Tomley, Royal Veterinary College 
14:00
14:05 14:05
14:10 14:10
14:15 14:15
14:20 14:20
14:25 14:25
14:30 14:30
14:35 14:35
14:40 14:40
14:45 14:45
14:50 14:50
14:55 14:55
15:00 15:00
15:05 15:05
15:10 15:10
15:15 15:15
15:20 15:20
15:25 15:25
15:30 15:30
15:35 15:35
15:40 15:40
15:45 Coffe and Teas Break Coffee and Tea Break Flash talk recording session
15:45 (30 mins)
15:45
15:50 15:50
15:55 15:55
16:00 16:00
16:05 16:05
16:10 16:10
16:15 Host-Pathogen interactions - I
Chairs: Prof. Dr. Carl De Trez, Vrij Universiteit Brussel 
How does the African trypanosome surface mediate its interaction with its mammalian host?
16:15 (30 mins)
Keynote Speaker: Prof Matthew Higgins, Oxford University 

Influence of paromomycin resistance on Leishmania fitness inside the sandfly vector
16:45 (15 mins)
Mrs Sarah Hendrickx, Universiteit Antwerpen 

Cercariae on the campus: a follow-up study of swimmer’s itch acquired in a faculty pool
17:00 (15 mins)
Mr Tomas Machacek, Charles University, Faculty of Science, Prague 

Identifying the role of the different reservoir hosts of zoonotic schistosomiasis in West Africa
17:15 (15 mins)
Dr Elsa Leger, Royal Veterinary College, University of London 

When to make an entrance.
17:30 (15 mins)
Dr Petra Schneider, University of Edinburgh 
Cell Biology - I Sponsored by eLife
Impact of Anopheles reproductive traits on the transmission of Plasmodium falciparum parasites
16:15 (30 mins)
Keynote Speaker: Prof Flaminia Catteruccia, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health 

Using single-cell dual RNA sequencing to interrogate host immunity to pathogens
16:45 (15 mins)
Dr Musa Hassan, University of Edinburgh 

An in vitro larval growth model of Dirofilaria immitis as a drug model for veterinary heartworm
17:00 (15 mins)
Miss Amy Marriott, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine  

Distribution of trypanosomes in tsetse, cattle and humans in Southern Chad: Mandoul and Maro foci.
17:15 (15 mins)
Mr Mahamat Alhadj Moussa Ibrahim, University of Bremen 

The Plasmodium LAP complex affects crystalloid biogenesis and oocyst cell division
17:30 (15 mins)
dr sadia saeed, London school of hygiene and tropical medicine 
Human Interventions - I
Chairs: Dr Meta Roestenberg, Leiden University Medical Center 
Anti-parasitic vaccines as global health technologies: Building their public health value propositions and business cases
16:15 (30 mins)
Keynote Speaker: Prof Maria Elena Bottazzi, Baylor College of Medicine National School of Tropical Medicine 

Early diagnosis of acute schistosomiasis by detection of the circulating antigen CAA in serum and urine in a cluster cohort of 34 Belgium travellers exposed in South Africa.
16:45 (15 mins)
Dr Lisette van Lieshout, Leiden University Medical Center 

Evaluating the evidence for lymphatic filariasis elimination thresholds
17:00 (15 mins)
Miss Emma Davis, University of Warwick 

Improving variability in egg excretion during controlled human hookworm infection: the road to testing vaccines.
17:15 (15 mins)
Mrs Marie-Astrid Hoogerwerf, Leiden University Medical Center 
16:15
16:20 16:20
16:25 16:25
16:30 16:30
16:35 16:35
16:40 16:40
16:45 16:45
16:50 16:50
16:55 16:55
17:00 17:00
17:05 17:05
17:10 17:10
17:15 17:15
17:20 17:20
17:25 17:25
17:30 17:30
17:35 17:35
17:40 17:40
17:45 Poster Pitches HP I
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.
17:45 (3 mins)
Dr Sameena Haq, University of Salford 

A review on parasites of Australian cormorants
17:48 (3 mins)
Dr Shokoofeh Shamsi, Charles Sturt University 

Genome-led vaccine target discovery for animal African trypanosomiasis
17:51 (3 mins)
Dr Gavin Wright, Wellcome Sanger Institute 

M2 macrophage-associated protein Ym1 mediates parasite expulsion in T. muris infection
17:54 (3 mins)
Miss Hannah Smith, University of Manchester 

Nanopore sequencing significantly improves genome assembly of the protozoan parasite Trypanosoma cruzi
17:57 (3 mins)
Miss Florencia Díaz-Viraqué, Institut Pasteur Montevideo 

Tick-borne pathogens in passerine migratory birds in Lithuania
18:00 (3 mins)
Mrs Vesta Matulaitytė, Vytautas Magnus university 

Prevalence of parasitic infections in surgically removed appendices: parasitological and histopathological studies
18:03 (3 mins)
Dr Alaa Amer, Faculty of medicine Tanta university 

The Vector Biology of Ectoparasites on Rodents from the ‘Asir Region of Saudi Arabia
18:06 (3 mins)
Mrs Samia Alghamdi, Infection Biology Institute of Infection & Global  

Gastrointestinal Parasites on Cattle in Kulon Progo District of D.I. Yogyakarta, Indonesia
18:09 (3 mins)
Mrs Fitrine Ekawasti, Indonesia Research Center for Veterinary Science 

More than just chips: what are you getting with your fish?
18:12 (3 mins)
Dr Shokoofeh Shamsi, Charles Sturt University 

Activity of Imidocloprid against Hyalomma Marginatum in Nili Ravi Buffalo (Bubalus Bubalus Indicus)
18:15 (3 mins)
Prof Muhammad Mazhar Ayaz , Cholistan University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences 
Poster Pitches CB I
Exploring the Nedd8 pathway of Plasmodium falciparum
17:45 (3 mins)
Dr Maryia Karpiyevich, University of Cambridge 

Nucleoside analogues against trypanosomatid parasites: phenotypic screening and mechanism-of-action
17:48 (3 mins)
Mr Camila Santos, University of Antwerp 

Vivaxin: a novel cell-surface gene family in Trypanosoma vivax with potential applications in an animal trypanosomiasis vaccine
17:51 (3 mins)
Miss Alessandra Romero Ramirez, University of Liverpool 

Functions of the BBSome protein complex in Leishmania mexicana
17:54 (3 mins)
Dr Helen Price, Keele University 

The SUMO protease is important for flagellum biogenesis in Leishmania mexicana.
17:57 (3 mins)
Mr Meshal Daalah, university of the west of Scotland  

Dysregulated gene expression in oocysts of Plasmodium berghei LAP mutants
18:00 (3 mins)
Dr Annie Tremp, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine 

Characterising in vitro G-Quadruplexes (G4) in S. mansoni
18:03 (3 mins)
Miss Holly M. Craven, Aberystwyth Univeristy 

In silico analysis of putative cell surface proteins of Tritrichomonas foetus, the causative agent of bovine trichomoniasis.
18:06 (1 mins)
Miss Eleanor Senior, Eleanor Senior 

Genetic diversity patterns of Haemonchus contortus isolated from sheep and goats in Bangladesh
18:07 (3 mins)
Dr Mohammad Zahangir Alam, Bangladesh Agricultural University 

Impaired development of miltefosine-resistant leishmania infantum In the sand fly vectors phlebotomus perniciosus and lutzomyia longipalpis
18:10 (3 mins)
Miss Lieselotte Van Bockstal, University Antwerp 
Poster Pitches HI I
A Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases: Towards New Therapeutic Solutions for Chagas Disease and Leishmaniasis
17:45 (3 mins)
Dr Mags Leighton, Durham University 

Diagnostic screening for Plasmodium falciparum by Illumigene.
17:48 (3 mins)
Dr Foekje F. Stelma, Radboud University Medical Center 

Diagnostic performance of the Alere™ Ultra-sensitive rapid diagnostic test for Plasmodium falciparum malaria infections in asymptomatic pregnant women in Timika, Indonesia
17:51 (3 mins)
Mrs Vera Unwin, LSTM 

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
17:54 (3 mins)
Dr Goylette Chami, University of Cambridge 

Novel Water Treatments for the Zoonotic Waterborne Pathogen Cryptosporidium
17:57 (3 mins)
Mr Bozo Lugonja, Cardiff University 

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
18:00 (3 mins)
Dr Armelle Forrer, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine 

Mechanisms of pyrethroid resistance in Aedes aegypti populations from Saudi Arabia
18:03 (3 mins)
Ms Ashwaq Alnazawi, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine 

Hand washing as an effective method for intestinal parasites control among school children in Gaza city: Public Health point of view
18:06 (3 mins)
Prof Adnan Ibrahim Al-Hindi, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine 
17:45
17:50 17:50
17:55 17:55
18:00 18:00
18:05 18:05
18:10 18:10
18:15 Poster session I
18:15 (90 mins)
18:15
18:20 18:20
18:25 18:25
18:30 18:30
18:35 18:35
18:40 18:40
18:45 18:45
18:50 18:50
18:55 18:55
19:00 19:00
19:05 19:05
19:10 19:10
19:15 19:15
19:20 19:20
19:25 19:25
19:30 19:30
19:35 19:35
19:40 19:40
19:45 19:45
19:50 19:50
19:55 19:55
20:00 YPP & Britsh Ecological Society -SIG networking event
20:00 (180 mins)
There will be a light buffet, drinks and the opportunity to join a Pint Of Science quiz from 8pm at the pub. Rounding off the night will be the Pump Handle Blues Band from 9:30pm (http://www.pumphandl...[More]
20:00
20:05 20:05
20:10 20:10
20:15 20:15
20:20 20:20
20:25 20:25
20:30 20:30
20:35 20:35
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20:45 20:45
20:50 20:50
20:55 20:55
21:00 21:00