3rd. Mini Symposium – Implications of survival and death mechanisms for the interactions of pathogenic protists with their hosts.

Implications of survival and death mechanisms for the interactions of pathogenic protists with their hosts.

November 09, 2018.

Place of the event: “Anfiteatro Azul” Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas – USP
Edifício Biomédicas IV – Departamento de Imunologia. Av. Prof. Lineu Prestes, 1730
CEP 05508-900 – Cidade Universitária. São Paulo, SP, Brasil

Program:

9:00. Welcome to the Symposium

9:30 – 10:00. Boris Strieppen (University of Pennsylvania – USA)

Revealing drug targets in Cryptosporidium by molecular and cellular approaches.

10:00 – 10:30. Pegine Walrad (University of York, UK)

Swim like your lifecycle depends on it: Investigating chemotaxis and navigation in Leishmania parasites.

10:30 – 11:30. Coffe Break e Apresentação de Painéis

11:30 – 12:00 Paul Denny (Durham University, UK)

Sphingolipid biosynthesis in the apicomplexan protozoa: divergent enzymes in key host:pathogen interactions.

12:00 – 12:30: Jayme Augusto de Souza Neto (UNESP)

Functional genomics of Anopheles-Plasmodium-microbiota interactions

12:30-13:00: Raphael Souza Pavani (Instituto Butantan)

Replication protein A from trypanosomatids: A new perspective for a well-known complex.

13:30 – Closure and concluding remarks