Satellite Symposium – Monday 5th November 2018

Satellite Symposium – Monday 5th November 2018 – Session Program

Structure-function relationships in protozoal parasites: A life-time history

in honour of Prof. Keith Gull CBE DSc (Hon) FRS FMedSci FRSB.

9.00 – 9.30 am – Wanderley De Souza – Federal University of Rio de Janeiro – Brazil – Introduction.

9.30 – 09.55 am Derrick Robinson – University of Bordeaux – France – ‘The flagellar pocket collar of Trypanosoma brucei: biogenesis and components’

09.55 – 10.10 am Jack Sunter – Oxford Brookes University – UK – ‘From localisation to function – a TrypTag tale’

10.10 – 10.25 am Aline Alves – Federal University of Rio de Janeiro – Brazil – ‘Tb8870, a cytoplasmic protein is critical for PFR assembly’

10.25 – 10.40 am Flavia Moreira-Leite – University of Oxford – UK – ‘Basalin is essential for basal plate and central pair formation in trypanosomatids’

10.40 – 10.55 am Coffee/Tea break

10.55 – 11.20 am Chris de Graffrenreid – Brown University – USA – ‘The role of microtubule bundling in the completion of Trypanosoma brucei subpellicular array biogenesis’

11.20 – 11.35 am Carolina L Alcantara – Federal University of Rio de Janeiro – Brazil – ‘The ultrastructure and function of cytostome-cytopharynx complex on endocytosis of Trypanosoma cruzi’

11.35 – 11.50 am Jiri Tyc – Oxford Brookes – UK – Three Cep164 orthologues in Trypanosoma brucei regulate growth of the flagellum’

11.50 – 12.15 pm Prof. Keith Gull – University of Oxford – UK – Conclusions and reflections