Day 1 (August 19(Sun))

Room Session Title
Time Type Speaker
325A [1101] New insights into malaria immunology and pathogenesis: Lessons from experimental malaria models (1)
15:30 ~ 16:00 Keynote Learning from mouse models: How to understand and treat tissue specific immunopathology during malaria infection?
Cevayir Coban (Osaka University, IFReC, Japan)
16:00 ~ 16:15 Presenter Pathophysiology of rodent malaria during pregnancy
Mamoru Niikura (Kyorin University School of Medicine, Japan)
16:15 ~ 16:30 Presenter Isolation of piperaquine-resistant rodent malaria parasite from malaria mutator
Makoto Hirai (Juntendo University, Japan)
16:30 ~ 16:45 Presenter Development of a primate model for hypnozoite-induced relapse infections using Japanese macaque (Macaca fuscata) experimentally infected with Plasmodium cynomolgi
Satoru Kawai (Dokkyo Medical University, Japan)
16:45 ~ 17:00 Presenter Insights into the molecular machinery involved in regulating Plasmodium liver-stage proliferation
Takeshi Annoura (National Institute of Infectious Diseases (NIID), Japan)
325B [1102] Epidemiology, diagnosis and control of malaria
15:30 ~ 15:45 Presenter Ethiopia: Assessment of malaria transmission dynamics using multiplex serological assay
Bahita Ashenafi Assefa (Addis Ababa University (AAU/EPHI), Ethiopia)
15:45 ~ 16:00 Presenter Development of a novel malaria antibody assay utilizing antigens from all 5 human pathogenic Plasmodium species
Andreas Latz (NovaTec Immundiagnostica GmbH, Germany)
16:00 ~ 16:15 Presenter Prevalence of malaria and loiasis co-infection in Egbuoma town, Oguta local government area Imo-state Nigeria
Nkeiruka Orji (Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Nigeria)
16:15 ~ 16:30 Presenter Polymorphism in drug resistant genes of Plasmodium falciparum after introduction of artemisin combination therapy in East Kalimantan, Indonesia
Sukmawati Basuki (Universitas Airlangga, Indonesia)
16:30 ~ 16:45 Presenter Genetic variants of sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine-resistance in Plasmodium falciparum isolates in Indonesia
Haruki Uemura (Nagasaki University, Japan)
16:45 ~ 17:00 Presenter Preventing malaria by adjusting amino acid-intake
Erisha Saiki (Jikei University School of Medicine, Japan)
17:00 ~ 17:15 Presenter Assessment and impact of the new intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy (IPTp) implementation strategy on maternal, fetus and neonatal outcome in Ghana
Bernard Tornyigah (​University Paris Descartes​, France)
320A [1103] Revitalising cutaneous leishmaniasis control, surveillance and capacity building
16:00 ~ 16:15 Organizer Implicating vectors of cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) in Ghana
Daniel Boakye (Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, Ghana)
15:30 ~ 16:00 Keynote Revitalizing cutaneous leishmaniasis surveillance and capacity building: A WHO perspective
Jose Antonio Ruiz-Postigo (WHO, Switzerland)
16:15 ~ 16:30 Presenter Syrian’s influence on leishmaniasis in Turkey and Middle East countries
Yusuf Ozbel (Ege University, Turkey)
16:30 ~ 16:45 Presenter Efficacy and safety of thermotherapy by hand-held exothermic crystallization thermotherapy for cutaneous leishmaniasis device compared to ThermoMed Device, for treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis showing poor response to intralesional sodium stiboglucona
Nadira Karunaweera (University of Colombo., Sri Lanka)
320B [1104] Biology and interaction of host/cell and Toxoplasma gondii infection
15:30 ~ 16:00 Keynote Host cell-intrinsic host defense and counter defenses againt Toxoplasma
Masahiro Yamamoto (Osaka University, Japan)
16:00 ~ 16:15 Presenter High frequency of infection of lung cancer patients with the parasite, Toxoplasma gondii
Geoff Hide (University of Salford, UK)
16:15 ~ 16:30 Presenter Encephalitis is mediated by ROP18 of Toxoplasma gondii, a severe pathogen in AIDS patients
Jian Du (Anhui Medical University, China)
16:30 ~ 16:45 Presenter Relationship of serum free thyroxine (fT4) and thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) with anti-Toxoplasma gondii IgG among women
Mohammad Taghi Ahady (Islamic Azad University, Iran)
16:45 ~ 17:00 Presenter TgMNK-L1 is a Toxoplasma gondii kinase critical for cell division
Klemens Engelberg (Boston College, USA)
17:00 ~ 17:15 Presenter Identification and characterization of Letm1 gene in Toxoplasma gondii
Jianhua Li (Jilin University, China)
321A [1105] Free-living amoebae and other opportunistic protozoa: Emerging pathogens under the radar
15:30 ~ 16:00 Keynote Free-living amoebae in South Korea
Ho-Joon Shin (Ajou University, Korea)
16:00 ~ 16:15 Presenter Isolation and molecular identification of free living amoeba strains from agricultural soils of Fuerteventura Island, Spain
Jacob Lorenzo-Morales (University of La Laguna, Spain)
16:15 ~ 16:30 Presenter Isolation and molecular identification of free living amoeba from dishcloths
Jacob Lorenzo-Morales (University of La Laguna, Spain)
16:30 ~ 16:45 Presenter Ursolic acid derivatives as potential drugs against Acanthamoeba spp.
Ines Sifaoui (University of Carthage, Tunisia)
16:45 ~ 17:00 Presenter Emerging human pathogenic microsporidia in built-up environments: A public health concern?
Haafizah Hoosen (De Montfort University, UK)
17:00 ~ 17:15 Presenter Gene cloning of Naegleria fowleri profilin upregulated in cyst assayed by the RNA-Seq approach
Hae Jin Sohn (Ajou University, Korea)
321B [1106] Parasites and Immunity
15:30 ~ 15:45 Presenter Baculovirus-induced innate immunity confers complete protection against Plasmodium pre-erythrocytic stage parasites
Talha Bin Emran (Kanazawa University, Japan)
15:45 ~ 16:00 Presenter Mesocestoides vogae penetrates host intestinal tissue wall while expressing potential suppressor of host inflammation
Kei Hayashi (Okayama University of Science, Japan)
16:00 ~ 16:15 Presenter Group 2 innate lymphoid cells exacerbate severe amebic liver abscess by IFN-γ independent manner in mice
Risa Nakamura (Nagasaki University, Japan)
16:15 ~ 16:30 Presenter Chemokine, cytokine and haematological profiles in Sprague-Dawley rats co-infected with Plasmodium berghei ANKA and Trichinella zimbabwensis - An animal model for malaria and tissue-dwelling nematodes co-infection
Samson Mukaratirwa (University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)
16:30 ~ 16:45 Presenter Apoptosis and necroptosis of mouse hippocampal and parenchymal astrocytes, microglia and neuron caused by Angiostrongylus cantonensis infection
ZhiYue Lyu (Sun Yat-sen University, China)
16:45 ~ 17:00 Presenter Bestrophin-9 homolog from Wuchereria bancrofti acts as a novel ligand of Toll- like receptor 4 to induce classical macrophage activation
Santi P. Sinha Babu (Visva-Bharati University, India)
322A [1107] Animal models for research into schistosomiasis control
16:00 ~ 16:15 Organizer Models for research into hepatic-intestinal schistosomiasis
Malcolm Jones (University of Queensland, Australia)
15:30 ~ 16:00 Keynote Mouse models of urogenital schistosomiasis: Mimicking the great mimic
Michael Hsieh (Schistosomiasis Resource Centre, USA)
16:15 ~ 16:30 Presenter Co-dispersal of the blood fluke Schistosoma japonicum and Homo sapiens in the neolithic age
Wei Hu (Fudan University, China)
16:30 ~ 16:45 Presenter Comparative analysis on differential expression of Schistosoma japonicum based on proteomic and transcriptomic levels
Yamei Jin (Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China)
16:45 ~ 17:00 Presenter The functional analysis of female-biased miRNAs, miR-Bantam, in the extracellular vesicles of Schistosoma japonicum using the Tough-decoy miRNA blocking system
Takashi Kumagai (Tokyo Med. & Dent. University, Japan)
17:00 ~ 17:15 Presenter Stem cell-driven development of schistosome host-parasite interfaces
Jayhun Lee (Morgridge Institute for Research, USA)
322B [1108] The international impact of HERACLES collaborative project on cystic echinococcosis
15:30 ~ 16:00 Keynote The socio-economic burden of echinococcosis: Update on global trends
Paul Torgerson (University of Zürich, Switzerland)
16:00 ~ 16:15 Presenter The international impact of HERACLES collaborative project on cystic echinococcosis
Adriano Casulli (Istituto Superiore di Sanita', Italy)
16:15 ~ 16:30 Presenter The prevalence of abdominal cystic echinococcosis in rural Bulgaria, Romania and Turkey: A cross-sectional, ultrasound-based, population study (HERACLES project)
Adriano Casulli (Istituto Superiore di Sanita', Italy)
16:30 ~ 16:45 Presenter The European register of cystic echinococcosis (ERCE): Where are we and where to go (HERACLES project)
Patrizia Rossi (Italian National Institute of Health, Italy)
16:45 ~ 17:00 Presenter Allocation of Romanian patients to the appropriate treatment in the context of HERACLES project
Carmen Michaela Cretu (Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Rumania)
17:00 ~ 17:15 Presenter Impact of the Echino-Biobank (HERACLES project): Bridging the gap in cystic echinococcosis management
Mar Siles-Lucas (IRNASA-CSIC, Spain)
17:15 ~ 17:30 Presenter Proteomic investigation of exosomes from patients with cystic echinococcosis (HERACLES project)
Mar Siles-Lucas (IRNASA-CSIC, Spain)
323A [1109] Parasites of fish and marine animals (1)
15:30 ~ 15:45 Presenter Parasites as biotags in Southern African applied marine research
Cecile Reed (University of Cape Town, South Africa)
15:45 ~ 16:00 Presenter New record of Argulus indicus (Crustacea: Branchiura) infestation on red tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus x Oreochromis mosambicus) in Thailand
Supamas Sriwongpuk (Rajamangala University of Technology Thanyaburi, Thailand)
16:00 ~ 16:15 Presenter Natural infestation and description of Argulus indicus parasitic on the skin of some freshwater fishes from Chiang Mai province, Thailand
Worawit Maneepitaksanti (Chiang Mai University, Thailand)
16:15 ~ 16:30 Presenter The use of DNA-based methods to detect Miamiensis avidus in biofouling from Southern bluefin tuna ranched off Port Lincoln, Australia
Nathan Bott (RMIT University, Australia)
16:30 ~ 16:45 Presenter Parasites of Paracentrotus lividus (Echinodermata: Parechinidae) off northwest Portugal, northeast Atlantic waters: A problem to be taken into account in culturing systems?
Maria João Santos (Porto University, Portugal)
16:45 ~ 17:00 Presenter Helminths of Antimora Günther, 1878 (Gadiformes: Moridae) in different parts of the habitat
Ilya Gordeev (Russian Federal Research Institute of Fisheries and Oceanography, Russia)
17:00 ~ 17:15 Presenter Distributions of fish acanthocephalans within the Baikal rift zone
Darima Baldanova (Institute of General and Experimental Biology SB RAS, Darima Baldanova)
17:15 ~ 17:30 Presenter A gold mine: A suite of monorchiid species infecting the golden trevally, Gnathanodon speciosus (Forsskål)
Nicholas Wee (University of Queensland, Australia)
323B [1110] Parasites and microbiome
15:30 ~ 16:00 Keynote Metagenomic studies on the human microbiome
Bong-Soo Kim (Hallym University, Korea)
16:00 ~ 16:15 Presenter Host protective immunity against gastrointestinal nematode infection is associated with modulation of the ileum microbiome by Type 2 innate lymphoid cells (ILC2)
Robert Li (USDA, USA)
16:15 ~ 16:30 Presenter Comparison of the microbiome of cultivated house dust mites, Dermatophagoides farinae, Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus and Tyrophagus putrescentiae
Jinyoung Lee (Yonsei University College, Korea)
16:30 ~ 16:45 Presenter FecalMicrobiome in healthy subjects and patients with Schistosoma japonicum infection
Yanyan Jiang (Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, China)
16:45 ~ 17:00 Presenter Altered gut microbiota composition in Plasmodium falciparum patients in Uganda
Tomoyo Taniguchi (Gunma University, Japan)
17:00 ~ 17:15 Presenter The impact of scabies parasites on the healthy human skin microbiota
Katja Fischer (QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Australia)
324A [1111] Ecology, evolution and biodiversity of parasites
15:30 ~ 15:45 Presenter Community structure of parasites of the invasive alien hosts: The amphibian cases
Hsuan-Wien Chen (National Chiayi University, Chinese Taipei)
15:45 ~ 16:00 Presenter Morphology and functioning of attachment organs of the Polystomatidae (Monogenea)
Louis Du Preez (North-West University, South Africa)
16:00 ~ 16:15 Presenter New host and record of Deladenus uteropinusus (Tylenchida: Neotylenchidae) from economical Norfolk Island Pine (Araucaria heterophylla) in Suthep Pui mountain, Chiang Mai province, Thailand
Krannipa Chairat (Chiang Mai University, Thailand)
16:15 ~ 16:30 Presenter Genetic homogeneity of goat malaria parasites in Asia and Africa suggests their expansion with domestic goat host
Masahito Asada (Nagasaki University, Japan)
16:30 ~ 16:45 Presenter Multilocus genotying of Giardia duodenalis among children in Cambodia
Chadaporn Nuchjangreed (Burapha University, Thailand)
16:45 ~ 17:00 Presenter Bacterial -nematode association with Spodoptera litura: Molecular andbiochemical characterization
Aashaq Hussain Bhat (Chaudhary Charan Singh University, India)
17:00 ~ 17:15 Presenter Imperfect collections, taxonomic detective work, and a potential case of mistaken identity in the genus Koseiria (Digenea: Enenteridae) from Australian Marine waters
Daniel Huston (The University of Queensland, Australia)
324B [1112] Scientific writing and finding the best journal for papers on medical parasitology
15:30 ~ 16:00 Presenter Scientific writing and finding the best journal for papers on medical parasitology
Mohammad Bagher Rokni (Tehran University, Iran)
16:30 ~ 16:45 Presenter Critical points to please an editor to increase the chance of accepting a manuscript
Xiao-Nong Zhou (National Institute of Parasitic Diseases at China CDC, China)
16:45 ~ 17:00 Presenter Critical points on writing an abstract
Sung-Tae Hong (Seoul National University, Korea)

Day 2 (August 20(Mon))

Room Session Title
Time Type Speaker
325A [2101] Malaria: Understanding host cell biology
10:30 ~ 11:00 Keynote Malaria parasites in the bone marrow niche: Biology and translation
Matthias Marti (University of Glasgow, UK)
11:00 ~ 11:15 Presenter Reticulocyte biochemical profiling reveals potential host determinants for Plasmodium infectivity
Rajesh Chandramohanadas (SUTD, Singapore)
11:15 ~ 11:30 Presenter CD98 is a host receptor during Plasmodium vivax invasion of human reticulocytes
Benoit Malleret (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
11:30 ~ 11:45 Presenter Delayed death in the malaria parasite: Prenylation dependant disruption of intracellular trafficking
Kit Kennedy (The University of Melbourne, Australia)
11:45 ~ 12:00 Presenter Export to malaria-infected RBC cytosol of PTP5, a PEXEL protein, is dependent on its C-terminus interaction with PfPV1 derived from merozoite dense granule
Masayuki Morita (Ehime University, Japan)
12:00 ~ 12:15 Presenter Comparative mapping of Plasmodium proteomes provides new insights into erythrocyte remodeling
Peter Preiser (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
325B [2102] Pyramax a new fixed-dose ACT to fight against P. ,falciparum and P. vivax malaria
10:30 ~ 11:10 Keynote TBA
Éric Mukomena Sompwe
11:10 ~ 11:50 Presenter Safety and efficacy of retreatment of acute uncomplicated Plasmodium malaria with pyronaridine-artesunate compared to first line drugs over a two-year period in children and adult patients in West Africa​
Jean-Bosco Ouedraogo (Institut de Recherche en Sciences de la Santé, Burkina Faso)
320A [2103] Leishmania donovani-induced leishmaniasis: Clinical disease, pathology and pathogenesis
10:30 ~ 11:00 Keynote Determinants for progression from asymptomatic infection to symptomatic visceral leishmaniasis: A cohort study
Shyam Sundar (Banaras Hindu University, India)
11:00 ~ 11:15 Presenter Vector-borne parasitic disease trends in Sri Lanka: Successes and challenges
Nadira Karunaweera (University of Colombo, Sri Lanka)
11:15 ~ 11:30 Presenter Combating visceral leishmaniasis: Immunomodulation and disease suppression by homeopathic drug - An experimental study
Sukhbir Kaur (Parasitology Laboratory, India)
11:30 ~ 11:45 Presenter Current situation of kala-azar elimination in India and challenges ahead with particular reference to northeastern states
Abdul Mabood Khan (ICMR-RMRC, India)
11:45 ~ 12:00 Presenter An attempt towards identification of clinical and genetic determinants of outcome of leishmaniasis in Sri Lanka
Nadira Karunaweera (University of Colombo, Sri Lanka)
320B [2104] Toxoplasma: Past and beyond
10:30 ~ 11:00 Keynote Toxoplasma gondii infection in domestic animals: Beyond mouse model
Yasuhiro Takashima (Gifu University, Japan)
11:00 ~ 11:15 Presenter Critical roles of pyruvate kinases in Toxoplasma central carbon metabolism
Bang Shen (Huazhong Agricultural University, China)
11:15 ~ 11:30 Presenter A novel Golgi-resident phosphatidylinositol synthase is essential for the lytic cycle of Toxoplasma gondii
Bingjian Ren (Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany)
11:30 ~ 11:45 Presenter An unusual multifunctional protein with P-type ATPase and guanylate cyclase motifs located at the apical end governs the lytic cycle of Toxoplasma gondii
Özlem Günay-Esiyok (Humboldt University, Germany)
11:45 ~ 12:00 Presenter Effect of metacytofilin against Toxoplasma gondii: A new drug candidate for toxoplasmosis therapy
Yoshifumi Nishikawa (Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Japan)
12:00 ~ 12:15 Presenter An effector IRG is a critical factor mediating interferon-γ-induced ubiquitin decoration of Toxoplasma gondii parasitophorous vacuoles
Youngae Lee (Osaka University, Japan)
12:15 ~ 12:30 Presenter Manipulation of host Akt signaling pathway benefits Toxoplasma gondii growth in ocular system
Guang Ho Cha (Chungnam National University, Korea)
321A [2105] Experimental studies of anti-inflammatory properties of helminths
10:30 ~ 11:10 Keynote Impact of Taenia crassiceps infection and its excreted-secreted products on the development of inflammatory-mediated diseases
Luis I Terrrazas (FES-Iztacala, National University of Mexico, Mexico)
11:10 ~ 11:30 Presenter Helminth-induced suppression of autoimmunity through activation of regulatory T cells
Hajime Hisaeda (National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Japan)
11:30 ~ 11:50 Presenter Manipulating the host: Investigating intestinal targets of Heligmosomoides polygyrus excretory-secretory products
Claire Drurey (University of Glasgow, UK)
11:50 ~ 12:10 Presenter Proteomic analysis of Necator americanus excretory secretory products and their potential in treating colitis
Jayden Logan (James Cook University, Australia)
12:10 ~ 12:30 Presenter Inverse association between atopy and the presence of Trichuris trichiura infection: A study in urban schoolchildren of Makassar, South Sulawesi, Indonesia
Sitti Wahyuni (Hasanuddin University, Indonesia)
321B [2106] Molecular helminthology: From genome to structure and function
10:30 ~ 11:00 Keynote Caenorhabditis elegans as a platform for comprehensive understanding of nematode biology
Paul Sternberg (California Institute of Technology, USA)
11:00 ~ 11:15 Presenter Helminth glycomics and the role of glycans in host-parasite interaction
Cornelis Hokke (Leiden University Medical Center, Netherlands)
11:15 ~ 11:30 Presenter Recent advances in post-genomic research of socioeconomically important parasitic helminths
Erich Schwarz (Cornell University, USA)
11:30 ~ 11:45 Presenter Small peptide mediated self-recognition prevents cannibalism in predatory nematodes
Ralf Sommer (Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Germany)
11:45 ~ 12:00 Presenter The significance of accurate gene curation for molecular explorations of parasites
Andreas Stroehlein (The University of Melbourne, Australia)
12:00 ~ 12:15 Presenter Absence of meiotic recombination in the sex chromatin of the nematode Strongyloides papillosus
Adrian Streit (Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Germany)
12:15 ~ 12:30 Presenter Genetic variation among liver flukes across an altitudinal gradient in Northeast India
Damanbha Lyngdoh (Saint Anthony's College, India)
322A [2107] Food borne zoonotic parasites and One health concept (supported by DIM1HEALTH)
10:30 ~ 11:00 Keynote New challenges in Asia to fight against food-borne zoonotic parasites
Liu Mingyuan (Jilin University, China)
11:00 ~ 11:15 Presenter Characterization of antigenic properties of a serine protease of Trichinella spiralis involved in the invasive stage of the parasite
Yong Yang (Jilin University, China)
11:15 ~ 11:30 Presenter Effects of Trichinella pseudospiralis serine protease inhibitors on activation and differentiation of macrophage
Ning Xu (Jilin University, China)
11:30 ~ 11:45 Presenter Prevalence of Clonorchis sinensis infection in residents and fish in Fuyu City, Jilin Province, China
Bin Tang (Jilin University, China)
11:45 ~ 12:00 Presenter Trichinella world” in Serbia and Southeastern Europe - Under the watchful eye of Europ
Ljiljana Sofronic-Milosavljevic (Institute for the Application of Nuclear Energy INEP, University of Belgrade, Serbia)
12:00 ~ 12:15 Presenter Food safety: Detection and identification of parasites in water products by aptamers and LAMP
Amandine Hauer (Bioeasy, China)
322B [2108] Parasites of aquatic organisms in a changing world
10:00 ~ 10:30 Keynote Current range extension of some economically important marine parasites: Assessing possible drivers and impact on fisheries
Arne Levsen (Institute of Marine Research, Norway)
10:30 ~ 11:00 Keynote Parasite loss or parasite gain? Story of Contracaecum nematodes in antipodean waters
Shokoofeh Shamsi (Charles Sturt University, Australia)
11:00 ~ 11:30 Presenter The biodiversity of Amazonian fish parasites in Acre State, Brazil: Do land-use and rainfall have an impact?
Cláudia Portes Santos (Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Brazil)
11:30 ~ 11:45 Presenter Marine fish parasites as biological tools in a changing world: What we can expect for the South Eastern Pacific Ocean?
Marcelo Oliva (Universidad de Antofagasta, Chile)
11:45 ~ 12:00 Presenter Climate change and parasite transmission in snail hosts inhabiting Humboldt Current System
Teresa Gonzalez (University of Antofagasta, Chile)
12:15 ~ 12:30 Presenter Seasonal occurrence of Cardicola orientalis, the blood fluke of Pacific bluefin tuna, in the polychaete intermediate host
Kazuo Ogawa (Meguro Parasitological Museum, Japan)
12:30 ~ 12:45 Presenter Molecular diagnostics for verifying an etiological agent of emaciation disease in cultured olive flounder Paralichthys olivaceus in Korea
Sang Phil Shin (Jeju National University, Korea)
12:45 ~ 13:00 Presenter Biodiversity of Anisakid nematodes from the Antarctic sea, over a temporal scale level: A tool for monitoring the habitat disturbance of marine ecosystems?
Simonetta Mattiucci (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy)
323A [2109] Traditional medicine for parasitic diseases
10:30 ~ 11:00 Keynote Role of government and international academic bodies for rational development and use of traditional medicines
Kiichiro Tsutani (Tokyo Ariake University of Medical and Health Sciences, Japan)
11:00 ~ 11:15 Presenter Japanese herbal medicine (Kampo) based antimalarial drug development
Shusaku Mizukami (Nagasaki University, Japan)
11:15 ~ 11:30 Presenter In vivo anthelmintic efficacy of Senna alata against Hymenolepis diminuta (cestode) in rat model
Saptarshi Roy (Visva-Bharati University, India)
11:30 ~ 11:45 Presenter In vitro inhibitionof Cryptosporidium parvum by sesquiterpene lactone containing chicory (Cichorium intybus cv. Spadona) root and leaf extracts
Ian Woolsey (Norwegian Veterinary Institue, Norway)
11:45 ~ 12:00 Presenter Evaluation of biological response modifying and immunotherapeutic effects of Ficus religiosa derived extracts against coccidiosis in chickens
Masood Akhtar (Bahauddin Zakariya University, Pakistan)
12:00 ~ 12:15 Presenter Antimalarial efficacy of Bergenia ciliata (Haw.) Sternb. (Saxifragaceae) used in traditional medicine
Neha Walter (Panjab University, India)
323B [2110] Anthelmintic resistance: Problems and solutions
10:30 ~ 11:15 Keynote New anthelmintic resistance challenges and opportunities
Roger Prichard (McGill University, Canada)
11:15 ~ 11:40 Presenter Targeting detoxification network to increase anthelmintic efficacy in parasitic nematodes
Anne Lespine (INRA, France)
11:40 ~ 12:05 Presenter A reverse vaccinology approach for identifying STH vaccine candidates
Makedonka Mitreva (Washington University, USA)
12:05 ~ 12:30 Presenter Current status on the development and use of nematode vaccines as an alternative for anthelmintics
Peter Geldhof (Ghent University, Belgium)
306A [IFTM] IFTM 30th Anniversary Symposium on - Challenging human parasitic disease scenarios
12:00 ~ 12:30 [Round Table] Interactive Open Round Table
10:30 ~ 11:00 Keynote Parasitic diseases in Tropical Medicine: past, present and the future challenging scenario
Santigo Mas-coma, Malcolm Jones, Caudio Riverio (CNRS - CIRAD - Kasetsart University, Thailand)
11:00 ~ 12:00 Keynote Updating the NTDs WHO roadmap
Albis F. Gabrielli (WHO, Switzerland)
315 [IFTM] IFTM 30th Anniversary Symposium on - Malaria in the world today
15:00 ~ 15:30 [Round table] Interactive Open Round Table
13:30 ~ 14:00 Keynote Epidemiology of malaria in Asia: Spread of artemisinin resistance under low endemic settings
Shigeyuki Kano (National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Japan)
14:00 ~ 14:30 Keynote Zoonotic malaria transmission: A new kind of human malaria in the Brazilian Atlantic forest
Claudio Ribeiro (Instituto Oswaldo, Brazil)
14:30 ~ 15:00 Keynote Residual malaria transmission and misbehaving in the Lake Victoria basin, Kenya
Akira Kaneko (Karolinska Institutet, Sweden)
325A [2201] New insights into malaria immunology and pathogenesis: Lessons from experimental malaria models (2)
16:30 ~ 16:50 Organizer γδ T cell-related protective immunity against Plasmodium berghei
Shin-Ichi Inoue (Kyorin University School of Medicine, Japan)
15:30 ~ 16:10 Keynote Malaria vaccine trials: Bridging animal and human studies
Patrick Duffy (National Institutes of Health, National Institue of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, USA)
16:10 ~ 16:30 Presenter Host-parasite relationship in malaria - Parasites' evasion and hosts' protection
Hajime Hisaeda (National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Japan)
16:50 ~ 17:10 Presenter Regulation of the protective immune responses by IL-27 during malaria infection
Katsuyuki Yui (Nagasaki University, Japan)
17:10 ~ 17:30 Presenter Regulation of the germinal center reaction during experimental malaria
Noah Butler (University of Iowa, USA)
325B [2202] Plasmodium vivax: From basic biology to public health
15:30 ~ 16:00 Keynote A new entry pathway for Plasmodium vivax into reticulocytes
Wai-Hong Tham (The Walter and Eliza Hall, Australia)
16:00 ~ 16:15 Presenter Integrated transcriptomic, proteomic and epigenomic analysis of Plasmodium vivax salivary-gland sporozoites
Aaron Jex (The Walter and Eliza Hall, Australia)
16:15 ~ 16:30 Presenter Impact of expanding levels of malaria control interventions on Plasmodium vivax: A mathematical modelling study
Michael White (Institut Pasteur, France)
16:30 ~ 16:45 Presenter Exosomes in Plasmodium vivax malaria: Why all this excitement?
Hernando A del Portillo (ICREA Research Professor at Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) & Institut d’Investigació Germans Trias i Pujol (IGTP, Spain)
16:45 ~ 17:00 Presenter Development of serological markers for detecting recent exposure to Plasmodium vivax malaria
Ivo Mueller (Walter and Eliza Hall, Australia)
320B [2204] Trichomoniasis and giardiasis
15:30 ~ 16:00 Keynote Observations on cytoadherence of Trichomonas vaginalis
Jung-Hsiang Tai (IBMS, Academia Sinica, Chinese Taipei)
16:00 ~ 16:15 Presenter Epigenome mapping highlights chromatin-mediated gene regulation in the protozoan parasite Trichomonas vaginalis
Hyoung Pyo Kim (Yonsei University, Korea)
16:15 ~ 16:30 Presenter Involvement of mast cell in proliferation of prostate stromal cell in response to Trichomonas vaginalis infection
Jae-Sook Ryu (Hanyang University, Korea)
16:30 ~ 16:45 Presenter Targeting of tail-anchored proteins to T. vaginalis hydrogenosomes
Petr Rada (Charles University in Prague, Czech)
16:45 ~ 17:00 Presenter Determinants of translation efficiency in Trichomonas vaginalis
Shuqi Wang (The University of Auckland, New Zealand)
17:00 ~ 17:15 Presenter Phosphorylation of Giardia lamblia end-binding 1 protein by Giardia lamblia aurora kinase is important in Giardia cytokinesis
Juri Kim (Yonsei University, Korea)
17:15 ~ 17:30 Presenter Advanced CRISPR/Cas9-mediated disruption systems in Giardia lamblia
Chin-Hung Sun (National Taiwan University, Chinese Taipei)
17:30 ~ 17:45 Presenter Prevalence of trichomoniasis in women referred to clinical centers in south of Tehran, Iran during years 2015-2016
Akram AzamBakhtiar (Tehran University of Medical Science, Iran)
320A [2203] Leishmania and Trypanosoma: Recent updates
15:30 ~ 15:45 Presenter Viscerotropic leishmaniasis: Current status
Fatemeh Ghaffarifar (Tarbiat Modares University, Iran)
15:45 ~ 16:00 Presenter Over expression of gene encoding HSP60 of filarial parasite Brugia malayi and its evaluation as a vaccine candidate against visceral leishmaniasis
Vikas Kushwaha (Panjab university, India)
16:00 ~ 16:15 Presenter Biochemical characterization, crystal structure and site-directed mutagenesis study of Trypanosoma brucei acetate:succinate CoA transferase
Kota Mochizuki (Nagasaki University, Japan)
16:15 ~ 16:30 Presenter Biochemical and structural characterizations of a non-canonical isocitrate dehydrogenase with activity towards NADP and NAD localized in Trypanosoma brucei glycosomes
Xinying Wang (the University of Tokyo, Japan)
16:30 ~ 16:45 Presenter The kinetoplast DNA transcriptome and RNA editing in Trypanosoma lewisi, a neglected zoonotic pathogen
Su-Jin Li (Sun Yat-sen University, China)
16:45 ~ 17:00 Presenter A mitochondrial malic enzyme is responsible for glucose production and proliferation of Leishmania in low glucose environment
Dipon Mondal (Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata, India)
17:00 ~ 17:15 Presenter Genome structure of the maxicircle of Zelonia australiensis kinetoplast and the evolutionary origins of the Leishmaniinae
Alexa Kaufer (University of Technology Sydney, Australia)
17:15 ~ 17:30 Presenter Chromosomal and biological characteristics of blood kissing bugs Triatoma rubrofasciata in Central Vietnam
Hieu Ho Viet (Duy Tan University, Vietnam)
17:30 ~ 17:45 Presenter Gamma-glutamylcysteine synthetase and tryparedoxin control the antioxidant system in Trypanosoma cruzi and provide drug resistance and higher infectivity
Zabdi González (National Institute of Cardiology, Mexico., Mexico)
321A [2205] Toxoplasmosis: association with mental disorders and other advances
15:30 ~ 16:00 Presenter Toxoplasmosis and brain changes with special emphasis on bipolar disorders
Fabrizio Bruschi (PISA, Italy)
16:00 ~ 16:15 Presenter Transcriptomics reveals roles of Toll-like receptor 2 and CC chemokine receptor 5 against Toxoplasma gondii infection in primary mouse brain cells
Kousuke Umeda (Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Japan)
16:15 ~ 16:30 Presenter Toxoplasma Chinese 1 strain with rop16I/III-/- and gra15II genetic background contributes to abnormal pregnant outcomes in murine model
Jilong Shen (Anhui Medical University, China)
16:30 ~ 16:45 Presenter Companion cats and their owners: Interrelation between seroprevalence of Toxoplasma infection in cats and epidemiological risk factors in owners
Bourdeau Patrick (Veterinary School of Nantes - ONIRIS, France)
321B [2206] Heterophyids and other minute intestinal flukes causing human infections
15:30 ~ 16:00 Keynote Molecular techniques for the study and diagnosis of trematodes in Family Heterophyidae in Thailand
Nattawadee Nantarat (Chiang Mai University, Thailand)
16:00 ~ 16:30 Keynote Heterophyid flukes infecting humans in Thailand
Jitra Waikagul (Mahidol University, Thailand)
16:30 ~ 17:00 Keynote Taxonomy and ecology of Metagonimus species occurring in Korea, Taiwan and Japan
Hideto Kino (Hamamatsu University, Japan)
17:00 ~ 17:20 Presenter Heterophyids from fish of the coast of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Cláudia Portes Santos (Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Brazil)
322A [2207] Helminth infections in pigs and ruminants: Models for human infections and epidemiology
15:30 ~ 16:00 Keynote Interactions between helminths, host diet and microbiota - Insights from pig models
Andrew Williams (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
16:00 ~ 16:15 Presenter The Ascaris-pig infection model to study human ascariasis
Peter Geldhof (Ghent University, Belgium)
16:15 ~ 16:30 Presenter Dietary prebiotics and probiotics influence immune responses in helminth-infected pigs
Laura Myhill (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
16:30 ~ 16:45 Presenter A survey of abomasal nematodes in adult dairy cattle
Stig Milan Thamsborg (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
16:45 ~ 17:00 Presenter Studies on gastrointestinal nematodes of alpacas in Australia
Abdul Jabbar (University of Melbourne, Australia)
322B [2208] Neglected tropical helminthozoonoses: Emerging diseases in Asia
15:30 ~ 16:00 Keynote Zoonotic filarial parasites emerging in new areas: Are we keeping our eyes open?
S L Hoti (ICMR-National Institute of Traditional Medicine, India)
16:00 ~ 16:20 Presenter Status of echinostomiasis in India – An emerging foodborne trematodiasis?
Sudeep Ghatani (Sikkim University, India)
16:20 ~ 16:40 Presenter Molecular identification and immunopathogenicity of Procerovum varium (Platyhelminthes: Trematoda), the causative agent of ocular parasitozoonosis in rural populations of South India
Lalan Kumar Arya (Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, India)
16:40 ~ 17:00 Presenter Indian herbal remedies against neglected helminthozoonoses: Leads from traditionally used medicinal plants
Arun K. Yadav (North-Eastern Hill University, India)
323A [2209] Wolbachia and other endosymbionts of parasites
15:30 ~ 16:00 Keynote Wolbachia as a target for anti-filarial therapy
Joseph Turner (Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK)
16:00 ~ 16:15 Presenter Small but obligate: What narrates Wolbachia genomes from filarial nematodes
Emilie Lefoulon (New England BIolabs, USA)
16:15 ~ 16:30 Presenter Prokaryote-helminth associations and their aftermaths
Wieslaw Kozek (University of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico)
16:30 ~ 16:45 Presenter Molecular evidence for new sympatric cryptic species of Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) in China: A new threat from Aedes albopictus subgroup?
Xueli Zheng (Southern Medical University, China)
16:45 ~ 17:00 Presenter Molecular identification of tick-borne pathogens in ticks collected from dogs, horses and migratory birds from the Republic of Korea
Yun Sang Cho (Animal and Plant Quarantine Agency, Korea)
323B [2210] Arthropods and allergy: 40th Yonsei Trop Med Symposium / 2nd Joint symposium Mahidol and Yonsei
15:30 ~ 16:00 Keynote The genomes and microbiomes of Dermatophagoides farinae and Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus reveal a broad spectrum of dust mite allergens
Stephen Kwok-Wing Tsui (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
16:00 ~ 16:30 Keynote Anaphylaxis due to stinging insect allergy
Yong Won Lee (Catholic Kwandong University College of Medicine / International St.Mary's Hospital, Korea)
16:30 ~ 16:45 Presenter Concordance of skin prick test and serum specific-IgE to locally produced-component-resolved diagnostics for American cockroach allergy
Anchalee Tungtrongchitr (Mahidol University, Thailand)
16:45 ~ 17:00 Presenter House dust mite allergen sensitization profile and clinical implication
Kyoung Yong Jeong (Yonsei University, Korea)
17:00 ~ 17:15 Presenter Helminth immunomodulation in arthropod allergy
Monrat Chulanetra (Mahidol University, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Thailand)
17:15 ~ 17:30 Presenter Effects of the Th2-dominant milieu on allergic responses in Der f 1-activated mouse basophils and mast cells
Myunghee Yi (Yonsei University, Korea)
324B [2211] Anthelminthics development: Genetics and drug targeting
15:30 ~ 16:00 Keynote Genomics approaches to anthelminthic drug resistance
James Cotton (Wellcome Sanger Institute, UK)
16:00 ~ 16:30 Presenter Using an iterative process in the development of novel therapeutics to treat human schistosomiasis
Philip Loverde (University of Texas Health Science Center, USA)
16:30 ~ 17:00 Presenter Molecular characterization of α- and β-tubulin genes of Australian Fasciola hepatica isolates with various levels of triclabendazole resistance
Charlotte Oskam (Murdoch University, Australia)
17:00 ~ 17:30 Presenter Molecular detection and isolation of benzimidazole resistant Haemonchus contortus
Muhammad Fiaz Qamar (University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, Pakistan)
315 IFTM 30th Anniversary Symposium on - Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) caused by Parasites
17:20 ~ 17:50 [Round table] Interactive Open Round Table
15:50 ~ 16:20 Keynote Schistosomiasis in Africa
Louis Albert Tchuem-Tchuenté (University of Yaoundé, Cameroon)
16:20 ~ 16:50 Keynote Giardia duodenalis: role of virulence factors secreted by this parasite in the interaction with epithelial cells
Guadalupe Ortega-Pierres (Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados IPN, Mexico)
16:50 ~ 17:20 Keynote Neurological affection in human fascioliasis: direct and indirect causes and clinical repercussions
Santiago Mas-Coma (University of Valencia, Spain)

Day 3 (August 21(Tue))

Room Session Title
Time Type Speaker
325A [3101] Liver stage biology of malaria parasites
10:00 ~ 10:30 Keynote Involvement of Plasmodium rhoptry proteins in sporozoite invasion of mammalian hepatocytes
Tomoko Ishino (Ehime University, Japan)
10:30 ~ 10:55 Presenter A new human receptor interaction for PfTRAP identifies a site of vulnerability for vaccine design
Noah Sather (Center for Infectious Disease Research, USA)
10:55 ~ 11:20 Presenter Harnessing animal models for studying human malaria pre-erythrocytic stages
Brandon Sack (Center for Infectious Disease Research/NAMRU6, USA)
11:20 ~ 11:45 Presenter Plasmodium vivax hypnozoite formation, growth and reactivation in vivo in a human-liver chimeric mouse
Sebastian Mikolajczak (CIDR, USA)
11:45 ~ 12:00 Presenter Localization of rhoptry-neck protein 2 in Plasmodium vivax liver stage and hypnozoite formation in huHep mice
Chonnipa Praikongkatham (Mahidol University, Thailand)
325B [3102] Non-human primate malaria: As models for investigating human disease
10:00 ~ 10:30 Keynote Rapid, iterative and scalable CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing in Plasmodium knowlesi: New tools for invasion biology and P. vivax vaccine research
Robert Moon (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK)
10:30 ~ 10:45 Presenter Investigating the invasion biology of P. vivax using its sister species, P. cynomolgi
Jie Ying (Jessica) Ong (University of Otago, New Zealand)
10:45 ~ 11:00 Presenter Biomarkers of severe malaria in Plasmodium coatneyi infected Rhesus macaques
Benoit Malleret (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
11:00 ~ 11:15 Presenter Cross-species reactivity of Plasmodium vivax and P. knowlesi: The possibility of cross-protection in patients living in endemic area
Fauzi Muh (Kangwon National University, Korea)
11:15 ~ 11:30 Presenter The rheopathobiology of zoonotic primate malaria parasites
Bruce Russell (University of Otago, New Zealand)
320A [3103] Leishmania and Trypanosoma: Toward new interventions
10:00 ~ 10:30 Keynote Catalyzing research and development for neglected patients: The DNDi model
Jean-Robert Ioset (DNDi, Switzerland)
10:30 ~ 10:45 Presenter Development of a nanobody-based lateral flow assay for the detection and diagnosis of trypanosomasis
Stefan Magez (Ghent University Global Campus, Korea)
10:45 ~ 11:00 Presenter DDD853651, a pre-clinical candidate for visceral leishmaniasis, acts through inhibition of cyclin-dependent kinase 12
Susan Wyllie (University of Dundee, UK)
11:00 ~ 11:15 Presenter Innovative in vitro approaches for T. cruzi drug discovery: Evaluation of replication rates and prediction of putative cytochrome P450 inhibition
Vicky Avery (Griffith University, Australia)
11:15 ~ 11:30 Presenter Deciphering fundamental mechanisms in leishmaniasis: From pathways to drug discovery
David Shum (Institut Pasteur Korea, Korea)
11:30 ~ 11:45 Presenter Loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) assay for rapid diagnosis of Trypanosoma equiperdum in South Africa
Malitaba Mlangeni (North-West University, South Africa)
320B [3104] Manipulations of host functions by protozoan parasites
10:00 ~ 10:30 Keynote Modulation of host apoptotic pathways by Toxoplasma gondii
Juan-Hua Quan (Affiliated Hospital of Guangdong Medical University, China)
10:30 ~ 10:45 Presenter Trichomonas vaginalis induces apoptosis in human cervical carcinoma SiHa cells through ROS-mediated DNA damage and NF-κB inactivation
Young-Ha Lee (Chungnam National University, Korea)
10:45 ~ 11:00 Presenter Inhibition of dihydrofolate reductase gene expression in Toxoplasma gondii using siRNA and its effect on acute toxoplasmosis in mouse model
Abbasali Eskandarian (Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Iran)
11:00 ~ 11:15 Presenter The distribution of Toxoplasma gondii cysts and their interaction with glial cells in the retina in chronic ocular toxoplasmosis
Hyun Beom Song (Seoul National University, Korea)
11:15 ~ 11:30 Presenter Toxoplasma gondii effectors differentially target host IDO1 to antagonize the IFN-γ-induced anti-T. gondii response in human cells
Hironori Bando (Research Institute for Microbial Diseases Osaka University, Japan)
11:30 ~ 11:45 Presenter The effect of normal human serum on mouse Trypanosoma musculi and rat Trypanosoma lewisi
Zhao-Rong Lun (Sun Yat-Sen University, China)
321A [3105] Treatment of Chagas disease
10:00 ~ 10:30 Keynote Update treatment of Chagas disease
Werner Apt (University of Chile, Chile)
10:30 ~ 10:55 Presenter Congenital Chagas disease: Advances in diagnosis and treatment, prevention measures to avoid transmission
Jaime Altcheh (Ricardo Gutiérrez Children's Hospital, Argentina)
10:55 ~ 11:10 Presenter Chronic Chagas disease treatment with nifurtimox: An experience of prolonged parasitological follow-up
Ines Zulantay (University of Chile, Chile)
11:10 ~ 11:25 Presenter Followup study during and after two month regimen of benznidazole in pediatricchronic Chagas patients in Bolivia
Clara Alejandra Vasquez Velasquez (Nagasaki University, Japan)
11:25 ~ 11:40 Presenter Microscopy-based observations of Trypanosoma cruzi egress
Éden Ferreira (Federal University of São Paulo, Brazil)
321B [3106] Drug resistance in Giardia: Mechanisms and alternatives
10:00 ~ 10:40 Keynote Application of systems biology to exploring metronidazole resistance in Giardia
Aaron Jex (The Walter and Eliza Hall, Australia)
10:40 ~ 11:00 Presenter Epigenetic and post-translational modification networks in Metronidazole drug-resistance in Giardia duodenalis
Samantha Emery-Corbin (The Walter and Eliza Hall, Australia)
11:00 ~ 11:20 Presenter Old and next generation nitroimidazoles as leads for metronidazole-sensitive and -resistant Giardia
Anjan Debnath (University of California San Diego, USA)
11:20 ~ 11:40 Presenter Thioallyl compounds from garlic induce damage in Giardia dudodenalis trophozoites and reduce parasite loads in experimental giardiasis
M. Guadalupe Ortega-Pierres (Centro de Investigación y de estudios Avanzados IPN, Mexico)
11:40 ~ 12:00 Presenter In vitro and in vivo evaluation of novel compounds active against Giardia duodenalis
Christopher Hart (Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery, Australia)
322A [3107] Recent advances in Acanthamoeba research
10:00 ~ 10:30 Keynote Pathogenic free-living amoebae: Emerging problem with fatal consequences
Naveed Khan (Sunway University, Malaysia)
10:30 ~ 11:00 Keynote Evolution of the mitochondrial genome and the mitochondrial proteome within Acanthamoeba
Paul Fuerst (The Ohio State University, USA)
11:00 ~ 11:15 Presenter Identification and characterization of sirtuin in the growth and encystation of Acanthamoeba
Yeonchul Hong (Kyungpook National University, Korea)
11:15 ~ 11:30 Presenter Establishment of mouse model for acanthamoebic keratitis
HeeKyoung Kang (Ajou University, Korea)
11:30 ~ 11:45 Presenter Application of microneedle with sustained drug release to treat Acanthamoeba keratitis
Hyun Beom Song (Seoul National University, Korea)
11:45 ~ 12:00 Presenter Anti-Acanthamoeba strategies: Disinfection and treatment
Julia Walochnik (Medical University of Vienna, Austria)
322B [3108] Babesiosis: From basic to applied aspects
10:00 ~ 10:30 Keynote Developmentof novel diagnostic methods and drugs for babesiosis
Ikuo Igarashi (Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Japan)
10:30 ~ 10:45 Presenter Phylogenetic analysis of a Babesia species found specifically in wild boars (Sus scrofa) in Wakayama and Kochi Prefecture, Japan
Fumi Murakoshi (Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Japan)
10:45 ~ 11:00 Presenter Evaluation of serum biochemical parameters levels in Babesia ovis-infected and healthy sheep
Mohammad Taghi Ahady (Ardabil Branch, Islamic Azad University, Iran)
11:00 ~ 11:15 Presenter Babesia ovis: The principal tick-borne pathogen of sheep
Ferda Sevinc (Selcuk University, Turkey)
11:15 ~ 11:30 Presenter Molecular mechanisms involved in chaperoning activity of 2-Cys peroxiredoxins of Babesia microti (BmPrxs)
Houshuang Zhang (Shanghai Veterinary Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China)
11:30 ~ 11:45 Presenter Exosome-like vesicles and thioredoxin networks in the Babesia microti parasite
Jinlin Zhou (Shanghai Veterinary Research Institute, CAAS, China)
323A [3109] Towards a future free from female and male genital schistosomiasis
10:00 ~ 10:30 Keynote Female genital schistosomiasis: A common sexual and reproductive health problem in sub Saharan Africa misunderstood, under-researched and under-reported
Margaret Gyapong (University of Health and Allied Sciences, Ghana)
10:30 ~ 10:45 Presenter Molecular diagnosis of urogenital schistosomiasis
Jaco J. Verweij (ElisabethTweesteden Hospital, Netherlands)
10:45 ~ 11:00 Presenter A urologic perspective of male genital schistosomiasis
Michael Hsieh (George Washington University, USA)
11:00 ~ 11:15 Presenter The effective factors towards elimination of urinary schistosomiasis in Iran with regards to its historical documents and experiences
Gholamreza Mowlavi (Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran)
323B [3110] TaRG joint symposium on taeinasis and cysticercosis (1)
10:00 ~ 10:30 Keynote Taenia asiatica: A journey from remote areas of Taiwan to Science and Nature
M. Teresa Galán-Puchades (University of Valencia, Spain)
10:30 ~ 10:45 Presenter A historical review on molecular approaches to Taenia asiatica
Hyeong-Kyu Jeon (Chungbuk National University, Korea)
10:45 ~ 11:00 Presenter Genetic relationship between Taenia saginata, Taenia asiatica and their hybrids
Munehiro Okamoto (Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Japan)
11:00 ~ 11:15 Presenter Taeniasis-Neurocysticercosis in Ecuador-South America: Still a public health problem
Manuel Calvopina (Universidad de Las Américas(UDLA), Ecuador)
11:15 ~ 11:30 Presenter Taenia asiatica infection in Japan: Current status and the origin of etiologic agent
Hiroshi Yamasaki (National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Japan)
11:30 ~ 11:45 Presenter The origin of Taenia asiatica: Out of Africa?
Dongmin Lee (Chungbuk National University, Korea)
11:45 ~ 12:00 Presenter Phylogenetic relationship of genus Taenia based on morphologic and molecular analysis
Hansol Park (Chungbuk National University, Korea)
324A [3111] Anti-tick vaccines
10:00 ~ 10:30 Keynote A decavalent vaccine based on recombinant tick salivary proteins decreases successive infestations with Rhipicephalus microplus in cattle
Isabel Santos (Ribeirão Preto School of Medicine University of São Paulo, Brazil)
10:30 ~ 10:45 Presenter An update on tick vaccines against the most important hard tick vectors of humans, domestic, and wild animals
Consuelo Almazan (UMR BIPAR INRA, ANSES, ENVA, Universite Paris EST, France)
10:45 ~ 11:00 Presenter Oogenesis in a parthenogenetic tick, Haemaphysalis longicornis
Rika Umemiya-Shirafuji (Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Japan)
11:00 ~ 11:15 Presenter In vitro feeding – A gateway towards new discoveries in the physiology of hard ticks
Petr Kopacek (Biology Centre, CAS, Czech Republic)
11:15 ~ 11:30 Presenter A current perspective on tick digestive peptidases
Daniel Sojka (Biology Centre of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic)
11:30 ~ 11:45 Presenter Immuno-bioinformatics strategies for the development of vaccines against Rhipicephalus ticks in Mexico
Juan Mosqueda (Autonomous University of Queretaro, Mexico)
11:45 ~ 12:00 Presenter Risk assessment of genetically modified mosquitoes for vector control
Pascal Boireau (ANSES, France)
12:00 ~ 12:30 Presenter Target Malaria: Step-wise development of genetic mosquito control, from lab to field
Samantha O'Loughlin (Imperial College London, UK)
324B [3112] A global perspective on ancient parasites: Current research projects (1)
10:00 ~ 10:30 Keynote Archaeology, parasitology and the prehistoric ecology of infection
Karl Reinhard (University of Nebraska - Lincoln, USA)
10:30 ~ 10:45 Presenter Multidisciplinary paleoparasitology in South America
Alena Iñiguez (FIOCRUZ, Brazil)
10:45 ~ 11:00 Presenter Ancient parasitism of hunter-gatherers and Agrarians
Sergey Slepchenko (Tyumen Scientific Centre of Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia)
11:00 ~ 11:15 Presenter Diet and parasitism as causes of ancestral pueblo anemia
Morgana Camacho (Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Brazil)
11:15 ~ 11:30 Presenter Zoonotic risk of human-dog association in Ancient Mexico
Johnica Morrow (Chadron State College, USA)
11:30 ~ 11:45 Presenter Detection of arthropods by PCR in experimental coprolites
Elisa Pucu (Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil)
11:45 ~ 12:00 Presenter Capillariidae diversity in archeological samples
Alena Iñiguez (FIOCRUZ, Brazil)
12:00 ~ 12:15 Presenter Paleoparasitological and paleogenetical findings in Gruta Do Gentio II archeological site (12,000-3,500 BP), Brazil
Alena Iñiguez (FIOCRUZ, Brazil)
315 [IFTM] IFTM 30th Anniversary Symposium on - Vector-borne diseases and climate and global changes
11:30 ~ 12:00 [Round Table] Interactive Open Round Table
10:00 ~ 10:30 Keynote Aedes misquito-borne Zika, Dengue and Chikungunya: 'Fight the bite', the Miami experience
Aileen M. Marty (FIU Health, USA)
10:30 ~ 11:00 Keynote Vector-borne diseases in Africa: African sleeping sickness, Rift Valley fever and their vectors
Lucille Blumberg (National Institute for Communicable Diseases, South Africa)
11:00 ~ 11:30 Keynote Phylogenetic relationships and phylogeographic patters in Chagas diseases vector
M. Dolores Bargues (University of Valencia, Spain)
325A [3201] Malaria: Modification of target gene and application to parasite
14:20 ~ 14:50 Keynote Genetic dissection of host and parasite determinants of erythrocyte invasion by malaria parasites
Manoj Duraisingh (Harvard University, USA)
14:50 ~ 15:05 Presenter GCβ polarization initiates ookinete gliding of malaria parasite
Yuan Jing (Xiamen University, China)
15:05 ~ 15:20 Presenter Combining reverse genetics and live cell imaging to dissect Plasmodium knowlesi invasion of red blood cells
Melissa Hart (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK)
15:20 ~ 15:35 Presenter The RNA-binding KH domains are indispensable for transcriptional activity of PREBP, the unique transcriptional factor of Plasmodium falciparum
Kanako Komaki-Yasuda (National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Japan)
325B [3202] The identification of new protective antigens and correlates of protection against malaria
14:20 ~ 14:50 Keynote Targets of functional protective antibodies in human immunity to malaria
James Beeson (Burnet Institute, Australia)
14:50 ~ 15:05 Presenter Identification and characterization of a novel Plasmodium vivax exported protein PvEXP100
Zhang Xinxin (JiangNan University, China)
15:05 ~ 15:20 Presenter Naturally acquired antibody responses to PfEMP1 domains reveal potential protective targets of immunity in malaria
Bernard N. Kanoi (Ehime University, Japan)
15:20 ~ 15:35 Presenter Screening and identification of potential novel biomarkers for complicated Plasmodium vivax malaria diagnosis
Hargobinder Kaur (PGIMER, India)
15:35 ~ 15:50 Presenter Systematic approach to studying variant surface antigens in rodent malaria parasites
Han Ping Loh (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
15:50 ~ 16:05 Presenter Tim-3 signaling blockade improves cell-mediated immunity against malaria and facilitates elimination of parasites
Nan Hou (Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Pecking Union Medical College, China)
320A [3203] Molecular epidemiology and genomics of Trypanosoma cruzi
14:20 ~ 14:50 Keynote Comparative genomics sheds light on antigenic variation in Trypanosoma cruzi
Bjorn Andersson
14:50 ~ 15:05 Presenter Purification of Trypanosoma cruzi metacyclic trypomastigotes from LIT culture byion exchange chromatography in sepharose-DEA
Juan David Ramírez (Universidad del Rosario, Colombia)
15:05 ~ 15:20 Presenter Comparison of parasite loads in serum and blood samples from patients in acute and chronic phases of Chagas disease
Juan David Ramírez (Universidad del Rosario, Colombia)
320B [3204] Epidemiolopgy, diagnosis and genetics of Toxoplasma gondii
14:20 ~ 14:35 Presenter Repeated serological testing for Toxoplasma gondii: Do the patterns seen in a large sample fit with the presumed life-long seropositivity after infection?
Pikka Jokelainen (Statens Serum Institut, Denmark)
14:35 ~ 14:50 Presenter Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii in Romanian patients with pulmonary diseases
Maria Alina Lupu (“Victor Babes” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Timisoara, Rumania)
14:50 ~ 15:05 Presenter Prevalence of toxoplasmosis and risk factors for infection in healthy men
Milena Stopic (Institute for Medical Research, Serbia)
15:05 ~ 15:20 Presenter Burden of toxoplasmosis and prevention of disease in transplant recipients: A European study
Florence Robert-Gangneux (University Rennes 1, France)
15:20 ~ 15:35 Presenter Detection and genotype determination of Toxoplasma gondii in atypical uveitis cases
Agnes Kurniawan (Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia)
15:35 ~ 15:50 Presenter Population structure of Toxoplasma gondii in Serbia
Aleksandra Uzelac (Institute for Medical Research, University of Belgrade, Serbia)
15:50 ~ 16:05 Presenter The seventh “clade” of Toxoplasma gondii excavated by genome-wide SNP analysis of Japanese isolates
Motomichi Matsuzaki (National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Japan, Japan)
16:05 ~ 16:15 Presenter Seroprevalence, associated risk factors and hematological impacts of toxoplasmosis in small ruminants of Multan, Pakistan
Mian Muhammad Awais (Bahauddin Zakariya University, Pakistan)
16:15 ~ 16:30 Presenter Investigation of anti-Toxoplasma gondii antibodies in hemodialysis patients of Guilan province, Iran
Mohammad Reza Mahmoudi (Guilan university of Medical Sciences, Iran)
321A [3205] New insights in the pathophysiology of giardiasis
14:20 ~ 14:45 Presenter From proteomics to pathogenesis
Kevin Tyler (UEA, UK)
14:45 ~ 15:10 Presenter Giardipain-1 from Giardia duodenalis causes damage to epithelial cells both in vitro in cell monolayers and in vivo in a ligated gerbil duodenal loop model
M. Guadalupe Ortega-Pierres (Centro de Investigación y de estudios Avanzados IPN, Mexico)
15:10 ~ 15:35 Presenter The Giardia secretome and its role during Giardia-host cell interactions
Staffan Svärd (Uppsala University, Sweden)
15:35 ~ 16:00 Presenter Variability in giardiasis: Roles for immune responses and microbiota
Steven Singer (Georgetown University, USA)
16:00 ~ 16:25 Presenter Interactions of Giardia with intestinal microbiome, mucus and tissue barriers
Thibault Allain (University of Calgary, Canada)
321B [3206] Water and foodborne protists
14:20 ~ 14:50 Keynote Cyclospora cayetanensis: Molecular detection of an emerging global parasite
Sonia Almeria (U.S. FDA, USA)
14:50 ~ 15:05 Presenter Advances in epidemiological characterization of Blastocystis in livestock and its implications in public health
Monica Santin (USDA, USA)
15:05 ~ 15:20 Presenter Comparative genomics of an emerging Cryptosporidium hominis outbreak subtype
Lihua Xiao (East China University of Science and Technology, China)
15:20 ~ 15:35 Presenter Metagenomic analysis of Cryptosporidium species and genotypes in wastewater treatment plants
Una Ryan (Murdoch University, Australia)
15:35 ~ 15:50 Presenter Quantifying the comprehensive burden of Cryptosporidium diarrhea: Morbidity, mortality and long-term consequences of infection among children under 5
Ali Mokdad (University of Washington, USA)
15:50 ~ 16:05 Presenter Prevalence of Blastocystis sp. among adolescence with irritable bowel syndrome in South Sumatra, Indonesia and evaluation of treatment strategy
Yudianita KESUMA (Universitas Sriwijaya, Indonesia)
322A [3207] Environmental and transmission surveillance of schistosomiasis
14:20 ~ 14:50 Keynote Better understand the transmission of schistosomiasis for optimized interventions
Louis-Albert Tchuem Tchuenté (University of Yaoundé I, Cameroon)
14:50 ~ 15:05 Presenter The integrated strategy applied in the China-Zanzibar pilot project to eliminate schistosomiasis
Xiao-Nong Zhou (National Institute of Parasitic Diseases at China CDC, China)
15:05 ~ 15:20 Presenter Significance of echogenic snow sign as an ultrasonography finding for diagnosis of urogenital schistosomiasis
Sung-Tae Hong (Seoul National University, Korea)
15:20 ~ 15:35 Presenter The environmental changes which can affect the transmission of schistosomiasis
Alan Fenwick (Imperial College, UK)
15:35 ~ 15:50 Presenter Release of exosome-like extracellular vesicles during in vitro Schistosoma mansoni miracidial transformation: Isolation and proteomic analysis
Timothy Yoshino (University of Wisconsin, USA)
15:50 ~ 16:05 Presenter Knowledge, attitudes, practices on Schistosomiasis haematobium and associated factors among communities and schools in Pemba, Zanzibar
JIan He (JIangsu Institute of Parasitic Diseases, China)
16:05 ~ 16:20 Presenter A persistent high intensity cluster of Schistosoma mansoni infection around Mbita causeway, western Kenya
Evans Asena (Nagasaki University, Japan)
322B [3208] Asian current innovation of One Health: Need for speed
14:50 ~ 15:20 Keynote Tracking hosts and its importance on the control of NTDs
Megumi Sato (Niigata University, Japan)
15:20 ~ 15:50 Keynote Causes of the persistence of STHs in the field: Case study of Tha-Song-Yang in Thailand
Poom Adisakwattana (Mahidol University, Thailand)
14:20 ~ 14:35 Presenter Conceiving new approaches for the control of foodborne trematodes
Jitra Waikagul (Mahidol University, Thailand)
14:35 ~ 14:50 Presenter Environmental DNA as a tool in One Health approaches
Marcello Otake Sato (Dokkyo Medical University, Japan)
15:50 ~ 16:05 Presenter Development of an eDNA detection method for Philippine isolates of Schistosoma japonicum and Oncomelania hupensis quadrasi from field water samples
Ian Kendrich Fontanilla (University of the Philippines Diliman, Philippines)
16:05 ~ 16:20 Presenter Prevalence of human schistosomiasis japonica infection in selected endemic regions in the Philippines using three stool Kato-Katz technique
Raffy Jay Fornillos (University of the Philippines Diliman, Philippines)
16:20 ~ 16:35 Presenter Formulation of the innovation ecosystem for NTD research in Okinawa, Japan
Jun Kobayashi (University of the Ryukyus, Japan)
323A [3209] Recent advances in tick biology
14:25 ~ 14:55 Keynote Recent advances towards the development of effective vaccines blocking the vector-pathogen interphase in the cattle fever tick
Juan Mosqueda (Autonomous University of Queretaro, Mexico)
14:20 ~ 14:25 Presenter Recent advances in tick biology
Shin-Ichiro Kawazu (Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Japan)
14:55 ~ 15:15 Presenter Acaricide resistance in African cattle ticks: An attempt in developing a field-tailored diagnostic system
Takeshi Hatta (Kitasato University School of Medicine, Japan)
15:15 ~ 15:35 Presenter Complete mitochondrial genome analysis of ticks
Ryo Nakao (Hokkaido University, Japan)
15:35 ~ 15:55 Presenter Autophagy-related genes in ticks
Rika Umemiya-Shirafuji (Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Japan)
15:55 ~ 16:15 Presenter Physiology of vector tick and longistatin, an antagonist of the receptor for advanced glycation end products
Naotoshi Tsuji (Kitasato University School of Medicine, JApan)
16:15 ~ 16:30 Presenter What's in a tick? Meta-analysis of the Australian tick microbiome
Charlotte Oskam (Murdoch University, Australia)
323B [3210] TaRG joint symposium on taeinasis and cysticercosis (2)
14:20 ~ 14:50 Keynote Cysticercosis: Is there any really species specific serologic test in humans and pigs?
Akira Ito (Asahikawa Medical University, Japan)
14:50 ~ 15:05 Presenter Oral treatment with recombinant Taenia solium calreticulin in experimental murine colitis
Ana Flisser (UNAM, Mexico)
15:05 ~ 15:20 Presenter Neurocysticercosis immuno-diagnosis: An experience from highly endemic Indian community
Amit Prasad (Indian Institute of Technology Mandi, India)
15:20 ~ 15:35 Presenter Need to estimate burden of recent onset seizures due to neurocysticercosis in previously unexplored regions of Asia
Priyadarshi Soumyaranjan Sahu (International Medical University, Malaysia)
15:35 ~ 15:50 Presenter Effectiveness of the TSOL 18 vaccine and oxfendazole concurrently administered, or oxfendazole treatment alone on prevalence of Taenia solium in rural pigs of Tanzania
Mwemezi Kabululu (Tanzania Livestock Research Institute (TALIRI), Sokoine University of agriculture, Tanzania)
324A [3211] Multiple points of interventions for neglected zoonotic helminths
14:20 ~ 14:50 Keynote Integrated liver fluke control program using ecohealth/One Health Approach
Banchob Sripa (Khon Kaen University, Thailand)
14:50 ~ 15:20 Keynote Challenges for the control of liver fluke in southern China
Xiao-Nong Zhou (National Institute of Parasitic Diseases at China CDC, China)
15:20 ~ 15:50 Keynote Taenia solium control in Zambia: The potholed road to success
Sarah Gabriel (Ghent University, Belgium)
15:50 ~ 16:05 Presenter Long-term impact of ‘The Vicious Worm’ - the Taenia solium computer-based health education tool in primary school students in rural areas in eastern Zambia
Chiara Trevisan (Institute of Tropical Medicine, Belgium)
16:05 ~ 16:20 Presenter Parasitic infections status of the urban poor communities in Peninsular Malaysia
Siti Nursheena Mohd Zain (University of Malaya, Malaysia)
16:20 ~ 16:35 Presenter Status of soil-transmitted helminth infections in Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia
Johanna Kurscheid (Australian National University, Australia)
16:35 ~ 16:50 Presenter Impact of health educational program for soil-transmitted helminthiasis among Thai hill-tribe in Omkoi District, Chiang Mai Province
Chaemchan Reelachat (Simahasarakham Nursing College, Thailand)
324B [3212] A global perspective on ancient parasites: Current research projects (2)
14:20 ~ 14:50 Keynote What history tells about ancient parasitism in South Korea
Dong Hoon Shin (Seoul National University, Korea)
14:50 ~ 15:05 Presenter High endemicity of digenean trematodes in the ancient times of Korea
Min Seo (Dankook University, Korea)
15:05 ~ 15:20 Presenter DNA analysis of COI and ITS2 genes using ancient Paragonimus westermani eggs remained in Joseon Dynasty mummies
Jong Ha Hong (Seoul National Universiry, Korea)
15:20 ~ 15:35 Presenter The eradication campaign against oriental schistosomiasis in China and neighbouring regions inthe 1940s and 1950s
Ivy Hui-Yuan Yeh (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
15:35 ~ 15:50 Presenter Intestinal parasites from public and private latrines at Roman Period Ephesus, Turkey (1st c. BC to ca. 6th c. AD)
Marissa Ledger (University of Cambridge, Canada)
15:50 ~ 16:05 Presenter Intestinal parasites at the Bronze Age marshland pile dwelling village at Must Farm, UK (920-790 BC)
Piers Mitchell (University of Cambridge, UK)
16:05 ~ 16:20 Presenter Paleogenetic Detection of Ascaris sp. infection in Malhada Archaeological site (4808-546CalBP).
Alena Iñiguez (FIOCRUZ)
325A [3301] Epidemiology and research for malaria in Asia
16:40 ~ 17:10 Keynote Challenges for malaria elimination in the Asia-Pacific
Kamala Thriemer (Menzies School of Health Research, Australia)
17:10 ~ 17:25 Presenter Genetic surveillance of Plasmodium vivax in the Republic of Korea
Sang Eun Lee (Korea CDC, Korea)
17:25 ~ 17:40 Presenter The effect of nerolidol in Plasmodium falciparum gametocytogenesis
Chonnapat Naktubtim (Mahidol University, Thailand)
17:40 ~ 17:55 Presenter Impact of Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention after 3 years at scale in southern Senegal​
Jean Louis Ndiaye (University of Thies, Senegal)
325B [3302] Emergence of drug resistance malaria
16:40 ~ 17:10 Keynote Artemisinin resistance of malaria: A complex genetic trait of the past, presence and future
Zbynek Bozdech (Nanynag Technological University, Singapore)
17:10 ~ 17:30 Presenter Artemisinin-resistant Plasmodium falciparum in Africa
Jun Cao (Jiangsu Institute of Parasitic Diseases, China)
17:30 ~ 17:50 Presenter Protein turnover dynamics in artemisinin resistant parasites and the contribution of K13 to protein homeostasis
Simon Cobbold (University of Melbourne, Australia)
17:50 ~ 18:05 Presenter Detection of Artemisinin-resistant Plasmodium falciparum with high survival rates in Uganda
Toshihiro Mita (Juntendo Umiversity, Japan)
18:05 ~ 18:20 Presenter Artemisinin drug resistance of Plasmodium falciparum in Myanmar
Eun-Taek Han (Kangwon National University School of Medicine, Korea)
18:20 ~ 18:35 Presenter The role of glutathione in cellular resistance to artemisinin in Plasmodium falciparum
Ghizal Siddiqui (Monash University, Australia)
18:35 ~ 18:50 Presenter DNA analysis revealed rapid increase and northward spread of artemisinin-resistant Plasmodium falciparum in Laos
Moritoshi Iwagami (National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Japan)
320A [3303] Waterborne pathogens: Current challenges and new solutions
17:10 ~ 17:25 Organizer Diversity of Cryptosporidium species and subtypes in faecal samples from drinking water catchments in Australia
Una Ryan (Murdoch University, Australia)
16:40 ~ 17:10 Keynote Genome evolution and host specificity in Cryptosporidium
Yaoyu Feng (East China University of Science and Technology, China)
17:25 ~ 17:40 Presenter Molecular detection and genotyping of Giardia and Cryptosporidium in raw and treated water samples from southwest Colombia
Juan David Ramírez (Universidad del Rosario, Colombia)
17:40 ~ 17:55 Presenter Molecular characterization of Cryptosporidium from humans in Ontario, Canada
Rebecca Guy (Public Health Agency of Canada, Canada)
17:55 ~ 18:10 Presenter Prevalence of Cryptosporidium and Giardia in selected recreational pools in Calamba, Laguna, Philippines
Anna Monica Bordado (University of the Philippines Los Banos, Philippines)
320B [3304] New developments in diagnostics for emerging human and animal diseases
16:40 ~ 17:10 Keynote Next generation approaches to the diagnosis of filarial infections
Thomas Nutman (National Institutes of Health, USA)
17:10 ~ 17:25 Presenter The impact of genomics on the future of diagnostic techniques and epidemiology for Cyclospora cayetanensis
Hediye Nese Cinar (US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), USA)
17:25 ~ 17:40 Presenter Diagnosis of parasitic diseases: From the eye to the omics
Momar Ndao (McGill University, Canada)
17:40 ~ 17:55 Presenter Genotype characteristics of Giardia duodenalis isolates in patients in Khorramabad city in Iran using High Resolution Melting Analysis technique
Nader Pestehchian (Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Iran)
17:55 ~ 18:10 Presenter Urbanorum spp. in Ecuador
Betty Pazmiño (Universidad Estatal de Milagro, Ecuador)
18:10 ~ 18:25 Presenter Isolation of schistosome eggs from urine using magnetic microspheres and a magnetic probing device
Malcolm Jones (University of Queensland, Australia)
321A [3305A] Proteases of parasitic organisms
16:40 ~ 17:10 Keynote Targeting protein-protein interactions and unusual proteases: New tools to combat drug resistance problem in malaria
Kailash Pandey (National Institute of Malaria Research, India)
17:10 ~ 17:25 Presenter Fowlerstefin, a cysteine protease inhibitor of Naegleria fowleri, induces inflammatory responses in BV-2 microglial cells
Thai Thi Lam (Gyeongsang National University, Korea)
17:25 ~ 17:40 Presenter Characters of matrix metalloproteinase 12A from Haemonchus contortus
Ruofeng Yan (Nanjing Agricultural University, China)
17:40 ~ 17:55 Presenter Impairment of Plasmodium falciparum invasion and gametocytogenesis by serine protease inhibitor
Gamolthip Niramolyanun (Mahidol University, Thailand)
321A [3305B] Prediction and prevention models for parasites
18:00 ~ 18:15 Presenter The prevention model of opisthorchiasis in Thailand
Choosak Nithikethkul (Faculty of Medicine, Mahasarakham University, Thailand)
18:15 ~ 18:30 Presenter High-throughput sequencing and latent variable modelling of within-host parasite communities
Tuomas Aivelo (University of Helsinki, Finland)
18:30 ~ 18:45 Presenter Using a dirichlet regression model to predict the spatial distribution of Plasmodium falciparum genetic clusters in Papua New Guinea
Eimear Cleary (The Australian National University, Australia)
322A [3307] Epidemiology, sociology and biology of siberian liver fluke: From research to control
16:40 ~ 17:10 Keynote Epidemiology of Opisthorchis felineus infection in Shegarskiy district, Western Siberia, Russian Federation
Olga Fedorova (Siberian State Medical University, Russia)
17:10 ~ 17:30 Presenter Opisthorchis felineus infection and glutathione system imbalance
Alexey Sazonov (Siberian State Medical University, Russia)
17:30 ~ 17:50 Presenter Comparative transcriptomics of Opisthorchiidae liver flukes
Maria Pakharukova (Institute of Cytology and Genetics, Russia)
17:50 ~ 18:10 Presenter Exploratory metabolomics of the experimental opisthorchiasis
Daria Kokova (LUMC, Netherlands)
18:10 ~ 18:30 Presenter Building control programs locally
Olga Zvonareva (Siberian State Medical University, Russia)
322A [3306] Paediatric schistosomiasis: New developments in disease surveillance and advancing praziquantel treatment
16:40 ~ 17:10 Keynote Development of a new oral dispersible tablet (ODT) formulation of praziquantel to treat pre-school age children infected with Schistosomiasis
Eliézer N’Goran (Parasitology and Parasitic Ecology University of Cocody, "Côte d'Ivoire ")
17:10 ~ 17:25 Presenter Improving knowledge of schistosomiasis among elementary school-children in West Lore subdistrict, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia
Anis Nurwidayati (Balai Litbang Kesehatan Donggala, Indonesia)
17:25 ~ 17:40 Presenter Progress and challenges in eliminating urogenital schistosomiasis on the islands of Zanzibar
David Rollinson (The Natural History Museum, UK)
17:40 ~ 17:55 Presenter Multidisciplinary studies of female urogenital schistosomiasis in Africa: From preschool-aged children to women of child bearing age
Russell Stothard (Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK)
322B [3308] Echinococcosis in Central Asia
16:40 ~ 17:10 Keynote Diagnostic availability of IgG ELISA in human hydatidosis in Samarkand, Uzbekistan
Uktam Suvonkulov (Institute of Parasitology, Uzbekistan)
17:10 ~ 17:25 Presenter Genotypic and phylogenetic characteristics of Echinococcus granulosus sensu lato in Uzbekstan
Timur Muratov (Isaev Research institute of Medical Parasitology,Ministry of Health, Uzbekistan)
17:25 ~ 17:40 Presenter Infection status of Echinococcus granulosus in domestic and wild animals in the Samarkant area, Uzbekistan
Gab-Man Park (Catholic Kwandong University, Korea)
17:40 ~ 17:55 Presenter Monoclonal antibodies production against a 40 kDa band of hydatid cyst fluid
Seyedeh Maryam Sharafi (Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Iran)
17:55 ~ 18:10 Presenter Biochemical investigation of hydatid cyst fluid from ruminants and humans in Punjab, Pakistan
Asma Abdul Latif (Lahore College for Women University Lahore, Pakistan)
323A [3309] Animal parasites
16:40 ~ 16:55 Presenter Two new Hepatozoon species (Apicomplexa: Adeleorina: Hepatozoidae) co-infecting wild and captive leopards Panthera pardus pardus (Linnaeus,1758) in South Africa
Michelle Van As (University of the Free State, South Africa)
16:55 ~ 17:10 Presenter Identification of helminths in house mice from the European Hybrid Zone: Combining classical taxonomy and a molecular approach
Jenny Jost (Humboldt University, Germany)
17:10 ~ 17:25 Presenter Changes in the composition and structure of the helminth communities of the Mongolian racerunner across an urbanization gradient
Zhargal Dugarov (Institute of General and Experimental Biology, Siberian branch, Russian Academy of Sciences, Ulan-Ude, Russia)
17:25 ~ 17:40 Presenter NcGRA17 is an important regulator of parasitophorous vacuole morphology and pathogenicity of Neospora caninum
Congshan Yang (China Agricultural University, China)
17:40 ~ 17:55 Presenter Genome wide identification of mutational hotspots in the Apicomplexan parasite Neospora caninum and the implications for virulence
Larissa Calarco (University of Technology, Sydney, Australia)
17:55 ~ 18:10 Presenter Distinct canine and feline host association with two Dipylidium caninum different genotypes
Frederic Beugnet (Boehringer-Ingelheim, France)
18:10 ~ 18:25 Presenter Molecular characterization of Dipylidium caninum: Genetic analysis supporting two distinct species adapted to dogs and cats
Frederic Beugnet (Boehringer-Ingelheim, France)
323B [3310] Ticks and tick-borne pathogens
16:40 ~ 17:10 Keynote Tick research in the21st century: From pathogens to red meat allergy
Alejandro Cabezas-Cruz (French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA), France)
17:10 ~ 17:25 Presenter Bovine theileriosis – A new disease of cattle in Australia
Abdul Jabbar (University of Melbourne, Australia)
17:25 ~ 17:40 Presenter Prevalence and molecular characterization of tick-borne pathogens amongst sheep and goats in Sudan
Seung-Hun Lee (Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Japan)
17:40 ~ 17:55 Presenter Experimental evaluation under laboratory conditions of insecticidal paint against Colombian Rhodnius prolixus (Hemiptera: Reduviidae)
Omar Cantillo (Universidad de Antioquia, Colombia)
17:55 ~ 18:10 Presenter Molecular detection of zoonotic pathogens from ticks of domestic animals in Lesotho
Sibonginhlanhla Innocentia Credentia Mahlobo (University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)
18:10 ~ 18:25 Presenter Transmission dynamics of Borrelia afzelii - Main European Lyme disease agent
Radek Sima (Biology Centre of the CAS, Czech)
18:25 ~ 18:40 Presenter Inter-institutional approach to study tickborne diseases in Northern Mexico
Jaime Adame-Gallegos (Autonomous University of Chihuahua, Mexico)
324A [3311] Pathogen-insect vector interactions
16:40 ~ 17:10 Keynote How the mosquito immune system shapes the malaria parasite populations
George Christophides (Imperial College London, UK)
17:10 ~ 17:25 Presenter Reversible paratransgenesis
Marcelo Jacobs-Lorena (Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA)
17:25 ~ 17:40 Presenter Symbiotic bacteria in the Anopheles mosquito: Their roles in infection and malaria control
Sibao Wang (Chinese Academy of Science, China)
17:40 ~ 17:55 Presenter Sequential blood meals augment vector infectiousness by promoting Leishmania dedifferentiation
Tiago D. Serafim (NIH, USA)
17:55 ~ 18:10 Presenter Population modification of mosquitoes for malaria control
Rebeca Carballar-Lejarazú (University of California Irvine, USA)
18:10 ~ 18:25 Presenter PGRP-LD mediates A. stephensi vector competency by regulating homeostasis of microbiota-induced peritrophic matrix synthesis
Jingwen Wang (Fudan University, China)
324B [3312] The genome biology of parasites
16:40 ~ 17:10 Keynote Metagenomics of parasitic helminths
Makedonka Mitreva (Washington University School of Medicine, USA)
17:10 ~ 17:25 Presenter Repressive H3K27me3 marks contribute to the pathogenicity of Theileria annulata-transformed macrophages
Takaya Sakura (Nagasaki University, Japan)
17:25 ~ 17:40 Presenter Transcriptional regulation mechanism of Plasmodium parasites
Shiroh Iwanaga (Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan)
17:40 ~ 17:55 Presenter Female-specific gene regulation in malaria parasites by an AP2 family transcription factor
Yuho Murata (Mie University, Japan)
17:55 ~ 18:10 Presenter Dynamic transcriptomes identify biogenic amines and insect-like hormonal regulation for mediating reproduction in Schistosoma japonicum
Wei Hu (Fudan University, China)

Day 4 (August 22(Wed))

Room Session Title
Time Type Speaker
325A [4101] Global challenges and novel technologies for control of parasitic diseases
10:00 ~ 10:15 Organizer Overview of challenges and new technologies
Malla Rao (NIAID, NIH, USA)
10:15 ~ 10:45 Keynote Innovative diagnostics for deeper understanding of malaria epidemiology and public health applications
Ingrid Felger (Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Switzerland)
10:45 ~ 11:00 Presenter Pathogenesis of cerebral malaria revealed through serial MRI of the brain
Sanjib Mohanty (Ispat General Hospital, India)
11:00 ~ 11:15 Presenter Novel Plasmodium falciparum biomarkers for detectionof submicroscopic asymptomatic infections and transmission reservoirs
Sanjai Kumar (FDA, USA)
11:15 ~ 11:30 Presenter Novel treatments for cutaneous leishmaniasis and new developments for vaccines
Abhay Satoskar (Ohio State University, USA)
11:30 ~ 11:45 Presenter A new international standard for the quality control and harmonization of Plasmodium falciparum antigen detection assays
Lynne Harris (National Institute for Biological Standards and Control, UK)
11:45 ~ 12:00 Presenter Ultrasonography in the management of Indian visceral leishmaniasis
Shyam Sundar (Banaras Hindu University, India)
325B [4102] Malaria genetics
10:00 ~ 10:30 Keynote Translational regulation by Puf protein members in malaria parasites Plasmodium falciparum
Liwang Cui (Penn State University, USA)
10:30 ~ 10:45 Presenter Alternative splicing is required for proliferation and stage differentiation in apicomplexan parasites
Stuart Ralph (The University of Melbourne, Australia)
10:45 ~ 11:00 Presenter Apicoplast and nuclear genome phylogeny supports the hypothesis of African origin of Plasmodium vivax
Nobuko Arisue (Osaka University, Japan)
11:00 ~ 11:15 Presenter Molecular genetic analysis of Plasmodium vivax isolates from Eastern and Central Sudan using Pvcsp and Pvmsp-3 gene as molecular markers
Albadawi Talha (University of Gezira, Sudan)
11:15 ~ 11:30 Presenter Genetic analysis of drug resistance genes in Plasmodium falciparum, Plasmodium malariae and Plasmodium ovale isolated from asymptomatic individuals in South-West Nigeria
Medard Ernest (Malaria Unit, Nagasaki University, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Japan)
11:30 ~ 11:45 Presenter Genetic and current scenario of Plasmodium falciparum drug resistance loci against antimalarial drugs in endemic region of India
Amit Kumar (National Institute of Malaria Research, India)
11:45 ~ 12:00 Presenter Predicting sex determinant proteins of human malaria parasites: Sequence and structure homology analysis
Odaka Mitsuhiro (Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Japan)
320A [4103] Cross talk between protozoan parasite and host
10:00 ~ 10:30 Keynote Cross talk between Trichomonas vaginalis and neutrophil
Petrus Tang (Chang Gung University, Chinese Taipei)
10:30 ~ 10:45 Presenter BLT1-mediated O-GlcNAcylation is required for migration, IL-8 production and degranulation of human mast cell induced by Trichomonas vaginalis-secreted LTB4
Arim Min (Yonsei University, Korea)
10:45 ~ 11:00 Presenter Cleavage specificity of secreted Giardia intestinalis cysteine proteases: Degradation of immunoglobulins and defensins
Jingyi Liu (Uppsala University, Sweden)
11:00 ~ 11:15 Presenter Apicomplexan parasites, Toxoplasma gondii and Eimeria falciformis, induce and co-opt a master transcription factor c-Fos in the mammalian host cell
Bingjian Ren (Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany)
11:15 ~ 11:30 Presenter Immune host response during L. (V.) guyanensis American tegumentary leishmaniasis from IgG production to cytokine and chemokine responses
Jean-Pierre Gangneux (University Rennes, France)
11:30 ~ 11:45 Presenter A Cryptosporidium parvum integrin-like domain containing protein (Cgd5_830) mediates adhesion of intestinal epithelial cells via interactions with sulfated heparin
Jigang Yin (Jilin university, China)
11:45 ~ 12:00 Presenter CysLTs receptor is required for migration exocytotic degranulation, and cytokine production in human mast cells induced by Trichomonas vaginalis -derived secretory products
Myeong Heon Shin (Yonsei university College of Medicine, Korea)
320B [4104] Recent advances in Trypanosoma brucei, the causative parasite of African sleeping sickness
10:00 ~ 10:05 Organizer Greetings from session Organizer
Hee-Sook Kim (Cleveland State University, USA)
10:05 ~ 10:35 Keynote Does replication-transcription conflict provide the initiating event in host immune evasion by antigenic variation in the African trypanosome?
Richard McCulloch (University of Glasgow, UK)
10:35 ~ 10:50 Presenter Transcription activity contributes to the activation of dormant origins maintaining the robustness of the S phase in African trypanosomes
Marcelo da Silva (University of Glasgow, Butantan Institute, UK)
10:50 ~ 11:05 Presenter Investigating the role of the atypical protein kinase ATR in kinetoplastid parasites
Jennifer Ann Black (University of Glasgow, UK)
11:05 ~ 11:20 Presenter The arms race between host and parasite: Primate specific serum resistance in zoonotic trypanosomes and the fitness cost
Jayne Raper (City University of New York, USA)
11:20 ~ 11:35 Presenter A transgenic approach towards the control of veterinary trypanosomiasis
Joey Verdi (City University of New York, USA)
11:35 ~ 11:50 Presenter ERAD and disposal of misfolded GPI-anchored proteins in Trypanosoma brucei
Calvin Tiengwe (Imperial College London, UK)
11:50 ~ 12:05 Presenter Overexpression library reveals the target of the clinical and veterinary trypanocidal benzoxaboroles
Richard Wall (University of Dundee, UK)
12:05 ~ 12:20 Presenter Epigenetic marks control DNA replication and transcription in Trypanosoma brucei
Hee-Sook Kim (Cleveland State University, USA)
321A [4105] Immunopathogenesis of amebiasis
10:00 ~ 10:30 Keynote Host factors associated with the settlement of ameba in the gut and defense mechanisms to ameba
Shinjiro Hamano (Nagasaki University, Japan)
10:30 ~ 10:55 Presenter Signaling role of NOX4-derived ROS in Jurkat T cell death induced by Entamoeba histolytica
Young Ah Lee (Yonsei university College of Medicine, Korea)
10:55 ~ 11:15 Presenter Enteric bacteria boost defences against oxidativestress in Entamoeba histolytica, the agent of amoebiasis
Nancy Guillen (Institut Pasteur, France)
11:15 ~ 11:35 Presenter During the amoebic liver abscess in hamsters the amoebic oxygen reduction pathway and HSP70 protein are both necessary to resist both the oxidative and heat stresses
Alfonso Olivos-García (National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico)
11:35 ~ 12:00 Presenter Identification of farnesyltransferase inhibitors as new leads against Entamoeba histolytica
Anjan Debnath (University of California San Diego, USA)
321B [4106] Update on human babesiosis and search for new therapeutic agents
10:05 ~ 10:40 Keynote An appraisal of human babesiosis in the USA
Edouard Vannier (Tufts Medical Center & Tufts University, USA)
10:00 ~ 10:05 Presenter Review of Babesia microti parasites in Japan and surrounding Asian countries
Atsuko Saito-Ito (Hyogo University Health Sciences, Japan)
10:40 ~ 11:00 Presenter A molecular survey of Babesia microti and malaria parasites infections among febrile cases along China-Myanmar border in Yunnan province
Xia Zhou (Soochow University, China)
11:00 ~ 11:15 Presenter Clofazimine as a potential agent for treating human babesiosis caused by Babesia microti
Bumduuren Tuvshintulga (National Research Center for Protozoan Diseases, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary, Japan)
11:15 ~ 11:30 Presenter Evaluationof the in vitro and in vivo inhibitory effect of thymoquinone on Babesia and Theileria parasites
Mohamed Rizk (Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Japan)
11:30 ~ 11:45 Presenter Cryptolepine and ellagic acid inhibit Babesia and Theileria in vitro
Amani Beshibeshy (Master student, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Japan)
11:45 ~ 12:00 Presenter DXR is a potential drug target for controlling Babesia orientalis
Lan He (Huazhong Agricultural University, China)
12:00 ~ 12:15 Presenter Validation of Babesia proteasome as a drug target
Marie Jalovecka (Biology Centre CAS, Czech)
322A [4107] Molecular diagnosis of parasitic diseases
10:00 ~ 10:30 Keynote Setting the stage: Current techniques and applications of molecular diagnostics
Jaco J. Verweij (ElisabethTweesteden Hospital, Netherlands)
10:30 ~ 10:45 Presenter Genetic diversity as a marker for a healthy gut microbiome
Christen Rune Stensvold (Statens Serum Institut, Denmark)
10:45 ~ 11:10 Presenter COUNTDOWN in Ghana: Expanding molecular diagnostics of helminthiasis piloting use of the GPLN platform for surveillance of soil transmitted helminthiasis and schistosomiasis
Russell Stothard (Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK)
11:00 ~ 11:15 Presenter Targeted amplicon deep sequencing and its application for diagnostic parasitology
Richard Bradbury (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA)
11:15 ~ 11:30 Presenter Intestinal protozoa in high-endemic setting cause or bystander
Mami Taniuchi (University of Virginia, USA)
322B [4108] Echinococcus and echinococcosis: Emerging issues
10:30 ~ 11:00 Keynote Emerging issues with Echinococcus in this wild, wormy world
Emily Jenkins (University of Saskatchewan, Canada)
11:15 ~ 11:45 Keynote Survey designs for detecting Echinococcus multilocularis infections in wild hosts: Problems and solutions
Alessandro Massolo (University of Pisa, Italy)
11:00 ~ 11:15 Presenter A new host of Echinococcus felidis in Tanzania: Panthera pardus (leopard)
Hansol Park (Chungbuk National University, Korea)
11:45 ~ 12:00 Presenter Vole population density and Echinococcus multilocularis prevalence in foxes in southern Germany
Thomas Romig (University of Hohenheim, Germany)
12:00 ~ 12:15 Presenter Pro-angiogenic activity ofmonocytic-type myeloid-derived suppressor cells from Balb/c mice infected with Echinococcusgranulosus and the regulatory role of miRNAs
Yujuan Shen (Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, China)
12:15 ~ 12:30 Presenter Breed effect on Echinococcus multilocularis and Echinococcus canadensis infections in urban dogs: pooled prevalence may be misleading
Alessandro Massolo (University of Pisa, Italy)
323A [4109] Neglected Parasitic Diseases in Southeast and East Asia: Challenges and Opportunities
10:00 ~ 10:30 Keynote From water sources to food: The impact of emerging protozoan parasites in Asia
Windell Rivera (University of the Philippines, Philippines)
10:30 ~ 11:00 Keynote Pulmonary paragonimiasis: Updates on epidemiology and control in Southeast Asia and Western Pacific Regions
Vicente Belizario (University of the Philippines Manila, Philippines)
11:00 ~ 11:15 Presenter Farm practices as risk factors of parasite contamination in farm produce: The case of Philippine agriculture
Vachel Gay Paller (University of the Philippines Los Baños, Philippines)
11:15 ~ 11:30 Presenter Bioaccumulation of cadmium (Cd), copper (Cu), lead (Pb) and zinc (Zn) in water buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis) infected with liver flukes (Fasciola gigantica)
Mary Jane Flores (The Philippine Society of Parasitology, Inc./ De La Salle University, Philippines)
11:30 ~ 11:45 Presenter A multicenter study of dogs and cats parasites in East and Southeast Asia: preliminary results
Lénaïg Halos (Boehringer Ingelheim, France)
11:45 ~ 12:00 Presenter Insights into the phylogeny and species history of Strongyloides stercoralis, the parasitic threadworm of human and dogs
Eiji Nagayasu (University of Miyazaki, Japan)
12:00 ~ 12:15 Presenter The burden of parasitic food borne diseases in South-East Asia Region
Mohammad Bagher Rokni (Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran)
323B [4110] Wonkwang zoonosis and biomedical symposium: Diagnosis and therapy of zoonosis
10:00 ~ 10:30 Keynote MERS coronavirus infection in camels and humans
Leo Lit-Man Poon (The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
10:30 ~ 10:45 Presenter Clinical correlations of blood transcriptional profile in patients - Using avian influenza (H7N9) virus infection as an example
Chris Ka Pun Mok (The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
10:45 ~ 11:00 Presenter Development of peptide aptamers to diagnose vector-borne zoonotic diseases
Seon Ju Yeo (Wonkwang University, Korea)
11:00 ~ 11:15 Presenter An immunochromatographic test for human babesiosis caused by Babesia microti
Ikuo Igarashi (Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Japan)
324A [4111] Diversity of parasites in birds
10:00 ~ 10:30 Keynote Do early birds really catch the worms? How host traits influence parasite diversity in birds
Tommy Leung (University of New England, Australia)
10:30 ~ 10:45 Presenter Avian parasite diversity: The case of tapeworms
Jean Mariaux (Natural History Museum of Geneva, Switzerland)
10:45 ~ 11:00 Presenter Avian malaria parasites: Disease severity and peculiarities of diagnosis
Vaidas Palinauskas (Nature Research Centre, Lithuania)
11:00 ~ 11:15 Presenter Cross sectional study of ecto- and-endo parasites and associated risk factors of domestic pigeons in Lower Punjab, Pakistan
Muhammad Arfan Zaman (University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Pakistan)
11:15 ~ 11:30 Presenter Prokaryotic expression of EnPIPK, EnAGC, EnCK2 and EnHAP2 gene of Eimeria necatrix and their immunofluorescence localization
Dandan Liu (Yangzhou University, China)
11:30 ~ 11:45 Presenter Response of Indonesian indigenous chicken to Eimeria tenella challenge infection
April Wardhana (Indonesian Research Center for Veterinary Science, Indonesia)
324B [4112] A global perspective on ancient parasites: Current research projects (3)
10:00 ~ 10:30 Keynote Tracking of parasitic infections in humans and animals in ancient Iran: Could these findings interpret the emerging and re-emerging diseases?
Gholamreza Mowlavi (Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran)
10:30 ~ 10:45 Presenter Did the ancient Egyptians know schistosomiasis?
Nadia El-Dib (Cairo University, Egypt)
10:45 ~ 11:00 Presenter Paleoparasitological evidence of human giant kidney worm infection in ancient Iran dates back to Parthian Empire (247 BC-224 AD)
Negar Bizhani (Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran)
11:00 ~ 11:15 Presenter Prehistoric parasites in Western Iran: Helminths eggs retrieved from a Dog's biological remains
Gholamreza Mowlavi (Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran)
11:15 ~ 11:30 Presenter Shahr-e Sukhteh archaeological site of Bronze Age (3200-1800 BC) and a glance on human and animal parasites on that time in Iran
Gholamreza Mowlavi (Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran)

Day 5 (August 23(Thr))

Room Session Title
Time Type Speaker
325A [5101] Malaria Vaccine: Novel vaccine candidate discovery
10:00 ~ 10:10 [Introduction] Malaria vaccine: Novel vaccine candidate discovery
Takafumi Tsuboi (Ehime University, Japan)
10:10 ~ 10:50 Keynote Discovery of novel, highly protective pre-erythrocytic Plasmodium vaccine antigens
Joao Aguiar (NMRC, USA)
10:50 ~ 11:10 Presenter Potential antigen targets associated with sterile protection in humans after experimental Plasmodium falciparum sporozoite inoculation
Laurent Renia (SIgN-A*STAR, Singapore)
11:10 ~ 11:30 Presenter Discovery of novel blood-stage vaccine candidates for vivax malaria
Eun-Taek Han (Kangwon National University, Korea)
11:30 ~ 11:50 Presenter Post-genomic strategies for the identification of novel blood-stage vaccine candidates with wheat germ cell-free system
Eizo Takashima (Ehime University, Japan)
11:50 ~ 12:05 Presenter Partial peptide AD22 of Plasmodium falciparum enolase: a promising malaria vaccine candidate.
Kazuhiko Yano (Research Institute, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Japan)
325B [5102] Operational research to accelerate malaria elimination
10:00 ~ 10:30 Keynote Operational research to accelerate malaria elimination: landscape, case studies and priority
James Kelley (WHO, Philippines)
10:30 ~ 10:45 Presenter A novel point-of-contact test for malaria serosurveillance
James Beeson (Burnet Institute, Australia)
10:45 ~ 11:00 Presenter Improving malaria elimination strategies with pharmacogenomics: Tackling the unique problems posed by Plasmodium vivax
Sarah Charnaud (Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Australia)
11:00 ~ 11:15 Presenter Human Plasmodium simium: Zoonotic malaria transmission in the Rio de Janeiro Atlantic Forest
Anielle Pina-Costa (Fiocruz, Brazil)
320A [5103] The LeishVet symposium: Leishmaniasis in dogs and cats: Disease, hosts and reservoirs (1)
10:00 ~ 10:30 Keynote Host factors that promote transmission of Leishmania infantum from dogs
Christine Petersen (University of Iowa, USA)
10:30 ~ 10:45 Presenter The diversity of non-canine hosts of Leishmania infantum in Europe: Who is the source who is the reservoir?
Bourdeau Patrick (Veterinary School of Nantes - ONIRIS, France)
10:45 ~ 11:00 Presenter Canine leishmaniasis: From infection to disease
Gaetano Oliva (University of Naples Federico II, Italy)
11:00 ~ 11:15 Presenter Canine leishmaniasis in Eastern Europe
Andrei Mihalca (USAMV Cluj-Napoca, Rumania)
320B [5104] Amebiasis: Biology, biochemistry, pathogenesis and drug development (1)
10:40 ~ 11:00 Organizer Uniqueness and conservation of the Atg8 conjugation system in Entamoeba histolytica
Kumiko Nakada-Tsukui (National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Japan)
10:00 ~ 10:30 Keynote How the gut microbiome, parasite and human genetics influence susceptibility to amebic colitis
William Petri (University Virginia, USA)
11:00 ~ 11:20 Presenter Natural antisensetranscripts in Entamoeba histolytica
Nancy Guillen (Institut Pasteur, France)
11:20 ~ 11:40 Presenter Genome-wide association study reveals genetic link between diarrhea-associated Entamoeba histolytica infection and inflammatory bowel disease
William Petri (University Virginia, USA)
11:40 ~ 12:00 Presenter Escherichia coli mediated resistance of Entamoeba histolytica to oxidative stress is triggered by oxaloacetate
Faculty of Medicine, TECHNION (Instituto de Investigaciones Biomédicas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, lsrael)
321A [5105] Host-parasite interaction of intracellular protozoan (1)
10:00 ~ 10:30 Keynote Novel proteins of Plasmodium falciparum associated with erythrocyte invasion
Qijun Chen (Shenyang Agricultural University, China)
10:30 ~ 11:00 Keynote Modulation of host transcriptomes by Toxoplasma gondii infection
Xing-Quan Zhu (Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China)
11:00 ~ 11:15 Presenter Sand fly vector nanobiome: Impact on cutaneous leishmaniasis development
Martin Olivier (McGill University, Canada)
11:15 ~ 11:30 Presenter Several progresses on T. gondii-host cell interaction
Hongjuan Peng (Southern Medical University, China)
11:30 ~ 11:45 Presenter Investigating the molecular epidemiology and role of Duffy Antigen Receptor for Chemokines (DARC) gene polymorphisms in complicated Plasmodium vivax malaria: A study from Chandigarh, North India
Rakesh Sehgal (PGIMER, India)
11:45 ~ 12:00 Presenter Characterization of Plasmodium falciparum binding to blood group A and B determinants
Jørgen Kurtzhals (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
321B [5106] Immunity to Trichinella infection
10:00 ~ 10:30 Keynote Immunomodulation by Trichinella infection and its excretory-secretory products
Zhiliang Wu (Gifu University School of Medicine, Japan)
10:30 ~ 10:45 Presenter Host pathogen interaction: Antigenic shift in Trichinella invasion
Pascal Boireau (ANSES, France)
10:45 ~ 11:00 Presenter Anti-arthritic effects of Trichinella spiralis do not depend on Th2 cytokines
Yoshio Osada (University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan, Japan)
11:00 ~ 11:15 Presenter Up-date on immunology of human trichinellosis
Fabrizio Bruschi (PISA, Italy)
11:15 ~ 11:30 Presenter Role of serum and mucosal antibodies in cell mediated cytotoxicity mechanism during Trichinella spiralis infection in protein deficient rats
Cecilia Celeste Vila (University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, Argentina)
11:30 ~ 11:45 Presenter The antitumor effect of ScFv antibody against 7 transmembrane receptor of Trichinella spiralis on A549 cells
Xichen Zhang (Jilin University, China)
322A [5107] Current situation of synthetic endoperoxides: Schistosomiasis, protozoan diseases, malaria and others
10:00 ~ 10:30 Keynote N-89, a new synthetic compound: Prospective view of apossible super drug for wide spectrum of NTD
Nobuo Ohta (Nobuo Ohta, Japan)
10:30 ~ 11:00 Keynote Basic research of non-oral antimalarial endopeoxide
Hye-Sook Kim (Okayama University, Japan)
11:00 ~ 11:15 Presenter Potential of synthetic endoperoxides against Trichomonas vaginalis in vitro
Jae-Sook Ryu (Hanyang University, Korea)
11:15 ~ 11:30 Presenter In vitro inhibition of Toxoplasma gondii by the anti-malarial candidate, 6-(1,2,6,7-tetraoxaspiro[7.11]nonadec-4-yl)hexan-1-ol
Eun Hee Shin (Seoul National University, Korea)
11:30 ~ 11:45 Presenter Dermal super-saturated delivery (DSSD) of antimalarial-endoperoxides: A new strategy for dosage form designing
Yuji Kurosaki (Okayama University, Japan)
11:45 ~ 12:00 Presenter Biological activity of endopeoxides against protozoan diseases and HCV
Hye-Sook Kim (Okayama University, Japan)
12:00 ~ 12:15 Presenter Identification and development of multifunctional antimicrobial material
Kyungsoo Chang (Catholic University of Pusan, Korea)
322B [5108] Anthelmintics, their use and resistance in veterinary parasites
10:00 ~ 10:40 Keynote The global rise of anthelmintic resistance and what this means for the future of parasite control
Ray Kaplan (University of Georgia, USA)
10:40 ~ 10:55 Presenter Effect of anthelmintics on gut microbiome of non-human primates
Chaoqun Yao (Ross University School of Veterinary Medicined, St. Kitts)
10:55 ~ 11:10 Presenter Mitochondrial NADH-fumarate reductase system of adult Fasciola flukes, a potentially novel drug target
Atsushi Tashibu (Iwate University, Japan)
11:10 ~ 11:25 Presenter Effect of a herbal complex against common parasites of animals and poultry in Pakistan Muhammad Arfan Zaman
Muhammad Arfan Zaman (University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Pakistan)
11:25 ~ 11:40 Presenter Sustained released-suspension of ivermectin based on solid lipid dispersion for subcutaneous delivery: Development and evaluation
Baoliang Pan (China Agricultural University, China)
11:40 ~ 11:55 Presenter Isoxazolines, a new class of insecticide/acaricide
Frederic Beugnet (Boehringer-Ingelheim, France)
323A [5109] Immunological diagnosis of parasitic diseases
10:00 ~ 10:30 Keynote Revisiting the role of serodiagnosis of toxoplasmosis
Tokio Hoshina (Jukei University School of Medicine, Japan)
10:30 ~ 10:45 Presenter The immunochromatographic test (ICT) kit, a point-of-care test kit for rapid serodiagnosis of human gnathostomiasis
Wanchai Maleewong (Khon Kaen University, Thailand)
10:45 ~ 11:00 Presenter Evaluation of the NIE-ELISA for diagnosis of strongyloidiasis among patients in Japan
Phoo Pwint Ko (University of Miyazaki, Myanmar(Burma))
11:00 ~ 11:15 Presenter Evaluation of LIPS (luciferase immunoprecipitation system) using recombinant antigens for serodiagnosis of toxoplasmosis
Khin Myo Aye (University of Miyazaki, Myanmar(Burma))
11:15 ~ 11:30 Presenter Significance of serology by multi-antigen ELISA for tissue helminthiases in Korea
Sung-Tae Hong (Seoul National University, Korea)
11:30 ~ 11:45 Presenter ELISA using recombinant cathepsin L1 can detect antibodies against Fasciola flukes from sika deer and humans in Japan
Madoka Ichikawa Seki (Iwate University, Japan)
323B [5110] Impacts of global warming on fish parasites in aquatic ecosystems
10:30 ~ 10:45 Organizer Changes of infection status of Anisakis larvae in some fish due to SST rise in the Korean waters
Meesun Ock (Kosin University, Korea)
10:00 ~ 10:30 Keynote Ecology of Opisthorchis viverrini transmission and possible effects of global warming
Banchob Sripa (Khon Kaen University, Thailand)
10:45 ~ 11:00 Presenter Infection characteristics of Clonorchis sinensis metacercariae in fish from major rivers of Republic of Korea
Woon Mok Sohn (Gyeongsang National University, Korea)
11:00 ~ 11:15 Presenter Ecological aspects of two monogenean parasites on the gill of the catfish (Siluris glanis) in the north west of Iran
Dariush Azadikhah (Islamic Azad University, Iran)
11:15 ~ 11:30 Presenter Distribution pattern of infection and pathogenic potential of nematodes in hill-stream, freshwater and marine fishes in India
Sandeep K Malhotra (University of Allahabad, India)
11:30 ~ 11:45 Presenter Parasitological investigation on Esox lucius in southwest of Caspian Sea
Oldooz Nikgoo (Azad University, Science and Research branch, Iran)
11:45 ~ 12:00 Presenter Digenean trematodes from marine fishes caught off the Ogasawara Islands
Toshiaki Kuramochi (National Museum of Nature and Science, Japan)
12:00 ~ 12:15 Presenter Parasites infection amongst fish captured in lower Kinabatangan river, Sabah, Malaysia and its relation to water quality
Hairul Hafiz Mahsol (Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Malaysia)
324A [5111] Magic glasses Asia: A research program for the prevention of STH infections
10:00 ~ 10:05 Organizer Introduction
Donald McManus (QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Australia)
10:05 ~ 10:35 Keynote The magic glasses research programme for the global control of intestinal worms
Darren Gray (Australian National University, Australia)
10:35 ~ 10:50 Presenter The Magic Glasses: Philippines
Mary Lorraine Mationg (The Australian National University, Philippines)
10:50 ~ 11:05 Presenter A randomized controlled trial to evaluate the impact of combining hygiene education with deworming in Vietnam
Paul Monaghan (Evidence Action, USA)
11:05 ~ 11:20 Presenter Mathematical modelling of 'Magic Glasses' and mass drug administration in controlling soil-transmitted helminth infections
Gail Williams (University of Queensland, Australia)
11:20 ~ 11:35 Presenter Molecular diagnosis for evaluating the impact of public health interventions such as the Magic Glasses
Catherine Gordon (QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Australia)
11:35 ~ 11:50 Presenter Magic Glasses Asia research program for the prevention of intestinal worms -Wrap-up
Donald McManus (QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Australia)
324B [5112] Omics approaches in animal protozoan parasites
10:00 ~ 10:20 Keynote Studies on development and application of gene manipulation methodologies for investigation of gene function and life cycle of Babesia parasites
Shin-Ichiro Kawazu (Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Japan)
10:20 ~ 10:40 Keynote Eimeria genomics: Towards understanding the molecular basis of coccidiosis control
Kiew-Lian Wan (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia)
10:40 ~ 10:55 Presenter Relationship between chromosomal somy and gene dosage in a Leishmania braziliensis strain sensitive and resistant to SbIII
Juan David Ramírez (Universidad del Rosario, Colombia)
10:55 ~ 11:10 Presenter Whole-genome assembly of Babesia parasite with long-read sequencers
Junya Yamagishi (Hokkaido University, Japan)
11:10 ~ 11:25 Presenter Babesia bovis ves1α expression is correlated with cytoadhesion of parasite-infected erythrocyte to the endothelial cells
Masahito Asada (Nagasaki University, Japan)
11:25 ~ 11:40 Presenter Proteomic approach leads to the identification of novel Babesia bovis proteins expressed on the surface of infected erythrocytes
Hassan Hakimi (Nagasaki University, Japan)
11:40 ~ 11:55 Presenter Quantitative proteomics of Trichomonas vaginalis secretome
Jan Tachezy (Charles University, Czech)
325A [5201] The malaria parasite druggable genome
14:20 ~ 14:50 Keynote Malaria Drug Accelerator Consortium
Elizabeth Winzeler (University of California, USA)
14:50 ~ 15:05 Presenter Exploiting collateral sensitivity in antimalarial drug development
Amanda Lukens (The Broad Institute and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, USA)
15:05 ~ 15:20 Presenter Attacking and probing malaria parasites with small molecule inhibitors of plasmepsin V
Brad Sleebs (Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, Australia)
15:20 ~ 15:35 Presenter Structure and drug target validation studies of the malaria parasite proteasome
Stanley Cheng Xie (University of Melbourne, Australia)
15:35 ~ 15:50 Presenter Targeted phenotypic screening in Plasmodium falciparum and Toxoplasma gondii reveals novel modes of action of medicines for Malaria Venture Malaria Box Molecules
Gowtham Subramanian (Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore)
325B [5202] Vivax malaria vaccines
14:20 ~ 14:50 Presenter [Introduction] Vivax malaria vaccine
Takafumi Tsuboi (Ehime University, Japan)
14:30 ~ 15:10 Presenter Preerythrocytic vaccines for Plasmodium vivax - Current status and future directions
Anjali Yadava (WRAIR, USA)
15:10 ~ 15:40 Presenter Accelerating Plasmodium vivax vaccine development through the identification of highly-protective combinations of recombinant proteins
Ivo Mueller (Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, Australia)
15:40 ~ 16:00 Presenter Efficacy of the vivax malaria vaccine using recombinant adenovirus and vaccinia virus expressing 33 kDa fragment of Plasmodium vivax merozoite surface protein-1
Tae Yun Kim (Korea Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, Korea)
16:00 ~ 16:30 Presenter Update on transmission blocking vaccine against Plasmodium vivax
Jetsumon Prachumsri (Mahidol University, Thailand)
320A [5203] The LeishVet symposium: Leishmaniasis in dogs and cats: Disease, hosts and reservoirs (2)
14:20 ~ 14:50 Keynote Clinical immunology in canine leishmaniosis: Diagnosis, treatment and prognosis
Laia Solano-Gallego (School of Veterinary Medicine, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain)
14:50 ~ 15:05 Presenter Canine leishmaniasis vaccines: Advantages and pitfalls
Gaetano Oliva (University of Naples Federico II, Italy)
15:05 ~ 15:20 Presenter Leishmania infection and disease in felids
Maria-Grazia Pennisi (Department of Veterinary Sciences, University of Messina, Italy)
15:20 ~ 15:35 Presenter Drug therapy and resistance in canine leishmaniosis
Gad Baneth (Hebrew University, lsrael)
320B [5204] Amebiasis: Biology, biochemistry, pathogenesis, and drug development (2)
14:20 ~ 15:00 Presenter Molecular mechanism of phagocytosis in the Protist Parasite Entamoeba histolytica
Alok Bhattacharya (Jawaharlal Nehru University, India)
15:00 ~ 15:20 Presenter Functional implication of lipid transport in Entamoeba histolytica pathogenesis
Koushik Das (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
15:20 ~ 15:40 Presenter Dynamin-related proteins for the fission of Entamoeba mitosomes
Takashi Makiuchi (Tokai University School of Medicine , Japan)
15:40 ~ 16:00 Presenter Entamoeba histolytica trophozoites induce a rapid non-classical NETosis mechanism independent of NOX2-derived reactive oxygenspecies and PAD4 activity
Julio Carrero (Instituto de Investigaciones Biomédicas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, lsrael)
321B [5206] Recent advances in Blastocystis research: From genome to microbiome
14:20 ~ 14:25 Organizer Welcome remarks by Session Chair
Kevin S.W. TAN (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
14:25 ~ 15:00 Keynote Establishing the building blocks of Blastocystis research: From genome to microbiome
Anastasios TSAOUSIS (University of Kent, UK)
15:00 ~ 15:20 Presenter The relationship between Blastocystis sp. and intestinal microbiota in cirrhosis patients with hepatic encephalopathy: The first experience from Turkey
Funda DOGRUMAN-AL (Gazi University, Turkey)
15:20 ~ 15:40 Presenter The ubiquity of Blastocystis and associations between Blastocystis and gut microbiota
Christen Rune STENSVOLD (Statens Serum Institut, Denmark)
15:40 ~ 16:00 Presenter The impact of Blastocystis and intestinal polyparasitism in the gut microbiota: A comprehensive analysis in Colombian patients
Juan David RAMÍREZ (Universidad del Rosario, Colombia)
16:00 ~ 16:20 Presenter Characterization and role of horizontally-acquired tryptophanase gene in Blastocystis: Insights into survival amongst bacterial microbiota
Kevin S.W. TAN (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
321A [5205] Cryptosporidium minisymposium
14:20 ~ 14:50 Keynote Molecular genetics for Cryptosporidium
Boris Striepen (University of Pennsylvania, USA)
14:50 ~ 15:05 Presenter Novel and promising compounds to treat Cryptosporidium pavum infections
James Sacchettini (Texas A&M University, USA)
15:05 ~ 15:20 Presenter Molecular epidemiology and genomics of Cryptosporidium spp.
Lihua Xiao (East China University of Science and Technology, China)
15:20 ~ 15:35 Presenter Developing therapeutics to reduce Cryptosporidium morbidity and mortality among children in low-resource settings
Robert Choy (PATH, USA)
15:35 ~ 15:50 Presenter Non-coding RNAs in Cryptosporidium-host epithelial cell interactions
Xian-Ming Chen (Creighton University, USA)
15:50 ~ 16:05 Presenter Implication of the unique Cryptosporidium parasitophorous vacuole membrane (PVM) as a metabolically active organelle
Guan Zhu (Texas A&M University, USA)
16:05 ~ 16:20 Presenter The Cryptosporidium parvum TSP4 mediates adhesion of intestinal epithelial cells via interactions with sulfated heparin
Jigang Yin (Jilin university, China)
322A [​5207] Recent advances in the study of Trichinella and trichinellosis
14:20 ~ 14:50 Presenter Cyanase: Evidence of plant-derived horizontal gene transfer within the genus Trichinella
Dante Zarlenga (US Department of Agriculture, USA)
14:50 ~ 15:15 Presenter Clock of Trichinella spiralis
Ljiljana Sofronic-Milosavljevic (Institute for the Application of Nuclear Energy INEP, University of Belgrade, Serbia)
15:15 ~ 15:40 Presenter Characterization of selected innate immune cells in mice infected with Trichinella spiralis during the early infection phase
Xiaoxiang Hu (Jilin University, China)
15:40 ~ 16:05 Presenter Characterization and potential use of early diagnostic antigens from T. spiralis adult worm ES proteins
Gege Sun (Zhengzhou University, China)
16:05 ~ 16:30 Presenter Biological characterization of vesicles from excretion-secretion products of Trichinella spiralis
María Priscila Saracino (Buenos Aires University, Argentina)
322B [5208] Immunology in schistosomiasis
14:20 ~ 15:50 Keynote Chi3l3 aggravates eosinophilic meningitis induced by Angiostrongylus cantonensis via a IL-13 mediated positive feedback loop
Xi Sun (Sun Yat-sen University, China)
14:50 ~ 15:05 Presenter Innate scavenger receptor-A regulates adaptive T helper cell responses during Schistosoma japonicum infection
Zhipeng Xu (Nanjing Medical University, China)
15:05 ~ 15:20 Presenter MULT1 encoding DNA alleviate murine schistosomiasis-induced hepatica fibrosis
Shengjun Lu (Huazhong University of Science & Technology, China)
15:20 ~ 15:35 Presenter Schistosoma mansoni infection suppresses the growth of Plasmodium yoelii parasites in the liver and reduces gametocyte infectivity to mosquitoes
Taeko Moriyasu (Nagasaki University, Japan)
15:35 ~ 15:50 Presenter Developmental and host-mediated regulation of Schistosoma mansoni AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) expression and activity
Stephen Davies (Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, USA)
323A [5209] Recent updates on liver fluke
14:20 ~ 14:50 Keynote Current status of Clonorchis sinensis and clonorchiasis in China
De-Hua Lai (Sun Yat-Sen University, China)
14:50 ~ 15:20 Presenter Diagnosis of clonorchiasis: Which one is the best?
Sung-Tae Hong (Seoul National University, Korea)
15:20 ~ 15:35 Presenter Characteristics and application of serum panels for the development of the sero-diagnostics of clonorchiasis
Jung Won Ju (KCDC, Korea)
15:35 ~ 15:50 Presenter Clonorchis sinensis lysophospholipase A upregulates IL-25 expression in macrophages as a potential pathway to liver fibrosis
Yan Huang (Sun Yat-sen University, China)
15:50 ~ 16:05 Presenter Intestinal fluke Metagonimus yokogawai and liver fluke Clonorchis sinensis infections increase probiotic Lactobacillus in mouse gut
Ju Yeong Kim (Yonsei University, Korea)
16:05 ~ 16:15 Presenter Whole transcriptome sequencing for analysis of the genes in cholangiocytes treated with Clonorchis sinensis excretory-secretory product and N-nitrosodimethylamine
Eun Min Kim (Yonsei University, Korea)
323B [5210] Sparganosis and diphyllobothriasis
14:20 ~ 14:50 Presenter Diphyllobothriasis: Systematics, molecular diagnostics and epidemiology
Hiroshi Yamasaki (National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Japan)
14:50 ~ 15:05 Presenter Dibothriocephalus latus, the national parasite of Finland : From being highly prevalent to near perdition
Antti Oksanen (Finnish Food Safety Authority Evira, Finland)
15:05 ~ 15:20 Presenter Newly identified Spirometra species inducing human sparganosis
Keeseon Eom (Chungbuk National University School of Medicine, Korea)
15:20 ~ 15:50 Presenter Genetic identification of Spirometra species in Asian region, North America and East Africa
Hyeong-Kyu Jeon (Chungbuk National University, Korea)
15:50 ~ 16:05 Presenter Establishment of a newly isolated triploid clone of Spirometra (Cestoda: Diphyllobothriidae) as a powerful tool for studying the molecular and cellular bases of sparganosis
Tetsuya Okino (Kawasaki Medical School, Japan)
324A [5211] Control of livestock helminths
14:20 ~ 14:25 Organizer Opening Remark
14:25 ~ 15:05 Keynote The future control of helminth ruminant infections
Jozef Vercruysse (Ghent University, Belgium)
15:05 ~ 15:20 Presenter Anthelmintic resistance in ruminants: A worldwide problem. Why is it rare in Italy?
Laura Rinaldi (University of Napoli Federico II, Italy)
15:20 ~ 15:35 Presenter Monitoring emerging drug-resistant populations using a panel of genome-wide SNPs: Case study of the sheep gastro-intestinal nematode Haemonchus contortus
Marielle Babineau (CSIRO, Australia)
15:35 ~ 15:50 Presenter Comparative study on immunoglobulins isotypes and histamine concentration towards resistances against Haemonchus contortus in Teddy and Beetal Goat Breeds
Asim Shamim (The University of Poonch Rawalakot Azad Kashmir, Pakistan)
15:50 ~ 16:05 Presenter Impact of a refugia-based strategy in stocker cattle on species diversity, pasture contamination and development of resistance
Ray Kaplan (University of Georgia, USA)
324B [5212] Diagnosis of parasitic diseases
14:20 ~ 14:35 Presenter Novel IVD tools for diagnosing filariasis in humans and animals
Andreas Latz (NovaTec Immundiagnostica GmbH, Germany)
14:35 ~ 14:50 Presenter Accuracy of urine assay for diagnosis of strongyloidiasis using repeated sample analysis for three consecutive days
Sirowan Ruantip (Khon Kaen, Thailand)
14:50 ~ 15:05 Presenter Development and performance evaluation of enzyme linked immunosorbent assay and line blot for serological diagnosis of Trichinella in humans and animals
Andreas Latz (NovaTec Immundiagnostica GmbH, Germany)
15:05 ~ 15:20 Presenter Identification and characterization of antigenic proteins of excretory/secretory and somatic products of amphistomes in buffaloes from Pakistan
Kiran Afshan (Quaid-i-Azam University, Pakistan)
15:20 ~ 15:35 Presenter Development of an Bartonella henselae specific human IgG ELISA
Andreas Latz (NovaTec Immundiagnostica GmbH, Germany)
15:35 ~ 15:50 Presenter Restriction enzyme digestion of host DNA enhances universal detection of parasitic pathogens via 18s rRNA deep sequencing
Richard Bradbury (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA)
15:50 ~ 16:05 Presenter Evaluation of immunoblotting technique for the diagnosis of somatic and excretory/secretory antigens of Fasciola gigantica isolated from local sheep breeds of Kashmir Valley
Jehangir Dar (University of Kashmir, India)
325A [5301] Towards malaria eradication: Innovations and community engagement
16:40 ~ 17:10 Keynote Innovative people-centered approach towards achieving universal health coverage
Tomohiko Sugishita (Tokyo Women's Medical University, Japan)
17:10 ~ 17:25 Presenter Community engagement, social context and the uptake of mass anti-malarial administration: Comparative findings from multi-site mixed-methods research in the Greater Mekong sub-Region
Bipin Adhikari (Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Thailand)
17:25 ~ 17:40 Presenter Residual Plasmodium vivax submicroscopic infections on islands in Vanuatu
Akira Kaneko (Karolinska Institutet, Sweden)
17:40 ~ 17:55 Presenter Malaria importation and resurgence after elimination by mass drug administration on Ngodhe Island
Wataru Kagaya (Osaka City University, Japan)
17:55 ~ 18:05 Presenter Covering house eave gaps and ceilings with Olyset® Net reduces risk of Plasmodium falciparum parasite infection among children: A cluster randomised controlled trial
Noboru Minakawa (Nagasaki University, Japan)
325B [5302] Anti-malaria drug development
16:40 ~ 17:00 Keynote Ivermectin mass drug administration for malaria elimination in the Greater Mekong Subregion
Kevin Kobylinski (Armed Forces Institute of Medical Sciences, Thailand)
17:10 ~ 17:25 Presenter A novel antimalarial compound to inhibit Plasmodium falciparum
Seon Ju Yeo (Wonkwang University, Korea)
17:25 ~ 17:40 Presenter Plasmodium falciparum deoxyhypusine synthase is essential and a valid antimalarial target
Philip J. Shaw (National Science and Technology Development Agency, Thailand)
17:40 ~ 17:55 Presenter PfMRP1 is a drug/metabolite importer in Plasmodium falciparum
Pedro Ferreira (University of Minho, Portugal)
17:55 ~ 18:05 Presenter Novel antimalarials: Aminoquinolines affording murine survival with huge levels of parasitemia
Jelena Srbljanović (Institute for Medical Research, University of Belgrade, Serbia)
18:05 ~ 18:20 Presenter Retargeting the antibiotic azithromycin as an antimalarial with dual-modality
Amy Burns (The University of Adeiade, Australia)
18:20 ~ 18:35 Presenter In vitro antimalarial activity of biosynthesized silver nanoparticles using leaf extract of Zeuxine gracilis against malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum
Kovendan Kalimuthu (Annamalai University, India)
320A [5303] Leishmaniasis in animals
16:40 ~ 17:10 Keynote Current scenario of Leishmania infantum reservoirs
Gioia Capelli (Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Italy)
17:10 ~ 17:25 Presenter Study of hemotropics present in livestock farms of the Province of Guayas, Ecuador: 2016-2017
Glenda Llaguno (Universidad Agraria del Ecuador, Ecuador)
17:25 ~ 17:40 Presenter The ability of vertical transmission to maintain Leishmania infection in dogs
Christine Petersen (University of Iowa, USA)
17:40 ~ 17:55 Presenter Canine leishmaniasis caused by Leishmania tropica and Leishmania major
Gad Baneth (Hebrew University, lsrael)
17:55 ~ 18:05 Presenter The potential of non-human reservoirs in Bihar, India
Puja Tiwary (Banaras Hindu University, India)
18:05 ~ 18:20 Presenter Development and performance evaluation of enzyme linked immunosorbent assay and line blot for serological diagnosis of leishmaniasis in dogs
Andreas Latz (NovaTec Immundiagnostica GmbH, Germany)
320B [5304] Cancer and parasites
16:40 ~ 17:10 Keynote Convergence between parasites and cancer cells
Nishith Gupta (Humboldt University, Germany)
17:10 ~ 17:40 Keynote Parasite antigens as possible targets for cancer immunotherapy
Hossein Yousofi Darani (Isfahan University of Medical Sciences,, Iran)
17:40 ~ 17:55 Presenter Effect of a fraction of hydatid cyst fluid on inhibition of colorectal cancer growth in mouse model
Shahla Rostamirad (Islamic Azad University, Iran)
17:55 ~ 18:10 Presenter Therapeutic effect of hydatid cyst liquid on melanoma tumor growth in mouse model
Seyedeh Maryam Sharafi (Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Iran)
18:15 ~ 18:30 Presenter Anti-Toxoplasma antibody selectively attach to mouse melanoma and breast cancer cells
Azar Balouti Dehkordi (Isfahan University of Medical Sciences,, Iran)
18:30 ~ 18:45 Presenter Mice immunization against 27/28 kDa hydatic cyst wall antigens inhibits growth and metastasis of 4T1 breast cancer tumors and mass spectrometry and bioinformatic analyses could identify susceptible antigens for the immune response
Mahshid Shakibapour (Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Iran)
18:45 ~ 19:00 Presenter Trypanosoma cruzi mucins as possible anticancer targets in acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Enedina Jiménez Cardoso (Hospital Infantil de México Federico Gómez, Mexico)
321A [5305] Tissue larva migrans revisited
16:40 ~ 17:10 Keynote Baylisascaris procyonis larva migrans
Hiroshi Sato (Yamaguchi University, Japan)
17:10 ~ 17:25 Presenter Loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) method for identification of Baylisascaris procyonis, Toxocara canis and T. cati
Hong-Kean Ooi (Azabu University, Japan)
17:25 ~ 17:40 Presenter Infectivity and migration pattern of Baylisascaris potosis larvae in mice and chickens
Kensuke Taira (Azabu University, Japan)
17:40 ~ 17:55 Presenter The Baylisascaris infection of domesticated bear in Korea
Hee Jeong Youn (Seoul National University, Korea)
17:55 ~ 18:05 Presenter Review and retrospective study of the presence of Toxocara in excrets of dogs in Ecuador: 2010-2017
Glenda Llaguno (Universidad Agraria del Ecuador, Ecuador)
18:05 ~ 18:20 Presenter Seroprevalence, environmental and behavioral risk factors of Toxocara canis infection among women in Swaziland, Southern Africa
Chia-Kwung Fan (Taipei Medical University, Chinese Taipei)
18:20 ~ 18:35 Presenter RNAi mediated suppression of venestatin in the subcutaneous migration of Strongyloides venezuelensis
Daigo Tsubokawa (Kitasato University, Japan)
18:35 ~ 18:50 Presenter Proteomic analysis of Trichinella spiralis and Trichinella britovi muscle larvae excretory-secretory proteins recognized by sera of patients with trichinellosis
Sylwia Grzelak (Witold Stefanski Institute of Parasitology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland)
321B [5306] Toxocara: The enigmatic parasite
16:40 ~ 17:10 Keynote Toxocara: a look at some of the unenigmatic bits
Dwight Bowman (Cornell University, USA)
17:10 ~ 17:20 Presenter A survey of toxocara sp. environmental contamination from public spaces in New York City
Donna Tyungu (University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, USA)
17:25 ~ 17:40 Presenter Enhanced expressions of neurodegeneration-associated factors, UPS impairment, and excess Aβ accumulation in the hippocampus of mice with persistent cerebral toxocariasis
Chia-Kwung Fan (Taipei Medical University, Chinese Taipei)
17:40 ~ 17:55 Presenter Improving the serodiagnosis of human toxocariasis
Rahmah Noordin (Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia)
17:55 ~ 18:05 Presenter Zoonotic evidence of Toxocara spp. between domestic and human dogs of the town Colimes. Guayas, Ecuador.
Betty Pazmiño (Universidad Estatal de Milagro, Ecuador)
322A [5307] Foodborne trematode zoonoses and their snail vectors
16:40 ~ 17:10 Keynote Snails vectors in the fascioliasis worldwide expansion: Spreading and non-spreading lymnaeids
Maria Dolores Bargues (University of Valencia, Spain)
17:10 ~ 17:25 Presenter Multidisciplinary research news in human fascioliasis
Santiago Mas-Coma (University of Valencia, Spain)
17:25 ~ 17:40 Presenter Genetic structure of Fasciola population in Japan based on microsatellite DNA markers
Yuma Ohari (Iwate University, Japan)
17:40 ~ 17:55 Presenter ​Development of quantitative PCRs to determine nuclear genotypes of hybrid Fasciola flukes
Madoka Ichikawa Seki (Iwate University, Japan)
17:55 ~ 18:05 Presenter Cathepsin L proteases of liver flukes - Different enzymes for different tasks?
Peter Smooker (RMIT University, Australia)
18:05 ~ 18:20 Presenter Monthly prevalence and parasite burden of Fasciola hepatica in dairy cattle from two districts of the Mantaro Valley, Junín, Perú, in a period of one year (2014-2015)
Daniel Zarate (Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina, Peru)
322B [5308] Paragonimus and paragonimiasis
18:28 ~ 18:40 [Free Discussion] Open for all participants
16:40 ~ 16:43 Organizer [Opening Remark] An update of Paragonimus and paragonimiasis
Yukifumi Nawa (Khon Kaen University, Thailand)
16:43 ~ 17:13 Keynote Looking for biology in the genomes of lung flukes
Makedonka Mitreva (Washington University, USA)
17:13 ~ 17:28 Keynote First intermediate hosts of Paragonimus spp. in Vietnam and identification of Paragonimus species at intramolluscan stages
Doanh Pham (Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources, Vietnam)
17:28 ~ 17:40 Presenter Venison: A new transmission route for human paragonimiasis
Ayako Yoshida (University of Miyazaki, Japan)
17:40 ~ 17:52 Presenter Boar-hunting dogs maintain and expand the lifecycle of Paragonimus westermani in western Japan
Yoichiro Horii (University of Miyazaki, Japan)
17:52 ~ 18:04 Presenter ELISA based on a recombinant Paragonimus heterotremus protein for serodiagnosis of human paragonimiasis in Thailand
Kanokkarn Pothong (Mahidol University, Thailand)
18:04 ~ 18:16 Presenter Paragonimiasis and Paragonimus species in Central America
Roderico Hernández Chea (University of San Carlos of Guatemala, Guatemala)
18:16 ~ 18:28 Presenter Paragonimiasis among Asian immigrants in Japan
Haruhiko Maruyama (University of Miyazaki, Japan)
323A [5309] Parasites of fish and marine animals (2)
16:40 ~ 16:55 Presenter New species of the genus Paragyliauchen with a proposal of Immersagyliauchen n. g. for the type species I. arusettae n. comb.
Yeseul Kang (Chungbuk National University, Korea)
16:55 ~ 17:10 Presenter Species complexes are complex: A redescription of the fish parasitic isopod, Anilocra capensis Leach, 1818 (Crustacea: Isopoda: Cymothoidae), and the description of 7 new species from Africa
Rachel Welicky (North-West University, South Africa)
17:10 ~ 17:25 Presenter New genera of highland leech (Hirudinida: Piscicolidae) parasitic on Siamese freshwater batfish (Oreoglanis siamensis) from Chiang Mai province, Thailand
Wasin Srirattanasart (Chiang Mai University, Thailand)
17:25 ~ 17:40 Presenter Infestation dynamics of gill monogeneans from the wild Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) in Chiang Mai Province, Thailand
Satawat Srichaiyo (Chiang Mai University, Thailand)
17:40 ~ 17:55 Presenter Nematopsis sp. (Apicomplexa: Porosporidae) affecting gills of white scar oyster (Crassostrea belcheri) from Bandon Bay, Southern Thailand
Kanda Kamchoo (Prince of Songkla University, Thailand)
17:55 ~ 18:10 Presenter Differences in force of infection among age groups influence aggregation pattern of Acanthogyrus sp. in wild Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus)
Dana Vi Husana (University of the Philippines- Los Banos, Philippines)
18:10 ~ 18:25 Presenter Reorganising the largest family of trematodes: A new subfamilial classification for the Opecoelidae
Storm Martin (University of Queensland, Australia)
324A [5310] Molecular diagnosis of helminthiasis
16:40 ~ 17:10 Keynote Urine antigen assay: A new diagnostic tool for screening and control of opisthorchiasis
Paiboon Sithithaworn (Khon Kaen University, Thailand)
17:10 ~ 17:30 Keynote Recombinant and chimeric antigens of Clonorchis sinensis and rapid diagnostic test
Sung-Jong Hong (Chung-Ang University, Korea)
17:30 ~ 17:45 Presenter A novel diagnostic tool to diagnose prevalent of schistosomiasis
Andreas Latz (NovaTec Immundiagnostica GmbH, Germany)
17:45 ~ 18:00 Presenter Detection and characterization of food-borne trematode parasites prevalent in Northeast India using molecular tools
Pramod Kumar Prasad (Science and Engineering Research Board, ndia)
18:00 ~ 18:15 Presenter Quantitative PCR for diagnosis of soil-transmitted helminths: A comparison with a flotation-based technique and an investigation of variability in DNA detection
Naomi Clarke ((Australian National University, Australia)
18:15 ~ 18:30 Presenter SchistoDetectTM : Development of a reliable and sensitive rapid diagnostic test for Schistosoma japonicum infection in humans
Shin-Ichiro Kawazu (Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Japan)
324B [5311] Parasites and wildlife
10:30 ~ 11:00 Keynote The ecology of wildlife-parasite interactions in the era of global defaunation
Serge Morand (CNRS - CIRAD - Kasetsart University, Thailand)
11:00 ~ 11:15 Presenter Endoparasite of some reptiles and amphibians in Doi Saket and Meuang district, Chiang Mai province, Thailand
Nut Aungviboon (Chiang Mai University, Thailand)
11:15 ~ 11:30 Presenter Parasites at risk – Insights from a critically endangered Australian marsupial
Andrew Thompson (Murdoch University, Australia)
11:30 ~ 11:45 Presenter Lungworms of European badgers, Meles meles: A complex puzzle
Georgiana Deak (University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Cluj-Napoca, Rumania)
11:45 ~ 12:00 Presenter Natural cycles of Trichinella spp. in Romania: The role of wild carnivores
Calin Gherman (University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Rumania)
12:00 ~ 12:15 Presenter Recent cases of parasitic helminthiasis dealt with the Wild Animal Medical Center, Rakuno Gakuen University, Japan
Mitsuhiko Asakawa (Rakuno Gakuen University, Japan)
324B [5312] Toward new tools to control mosquitoes (GMO, gene drive strategy, wolbachia, male irradiated…)?
16:40 ~ 17:10 Keynote Steps towards a pilot demonstration of SIT for vectors of arboviruses in La Reunion Island: Context, current status and perspectives
Louis Clement Gouagna (French Institute for Research and Development (IRD), Reunion Island)
17:10 ~ 17:25 Presenter Risk assessment of genetically modified mosquitoes for vector control
Pascal Boireau (ANSES, France)
17:25 ~ 17:40 Presenter Target Malaria: Step-wise development of genetic mosquito control, from lab to field
Samantha O'Loughlin (Imperial College London, UK)

Day 6 (August 24(Fri))

Room Session Title
Time Type Speaker
324A [6101] Innovative approaches for malaria elimination
08:30 ~ 09:00 Keynote Controlled human infections as a tool for evaluating antimalarial interventions
Benjamin Mordmueller (University of Tuebingen, Germany)
09:00 ~ 09:12 Presenter Immune response to the malaria vaccine candidate BK-SE36 in clinical trials
Nirianne Palacpac (Osaka University, Japan)
09:12 ~ 09:24 Presenter BK-SE36 pathway for malaria vaccine development
Toshihiro Horii (Osaka University, Japan)
09:24 ~ 09:36 Presenter Mining the malaria genome for malaria vaccine candidates by innovative wheat germ cell-free technology
Takafumi Tsuboi (Ehime University, Japan)
09:36 ~ 09:48 Presenter Global issue of drug resistant malaria and population structure of malaria parasites for global malaria control
Toshihiro Mita (Juntendo Umiversity, Japan)
09:48 ~ 10:00 Presenter Overcoming the challenge of asymptomatic malaria infections for malaria control and elimination
Pratap Singhasivanon (Mahidol University, Thailand)
10:00 ~ 10:12 Presenter Introduction of the automated hematology analyzer XN-30
Kinya Uchihashi (Sysmex Corporation, Japan)
324B [6102] The need for new treatments for filariasis to ensure that no-one is left behind
08:30 ~ 09:00 Keynote Development of alternative treatments for filarial diseases
Sabine Specht (DNDi, Switzerland)
09:00 ~ 09:15 Presenter Exploring the potential impact of hypothetical new drugs for onchocerciasis using mathematical models
Luc Coffeng (Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Netherlands)
09:15 ~ 09:30 Presenter 30 years of annual ivermectin mass-treatments did not stop transmission in a former hyperendemic focus of river blindness (Onchocerca volvulus) in Northern Cameroon
Adrian Streit (Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Germany)
09:30 ~ 09:45 Presenter Innate control of filarial nematode infection:the unexpected role of Natural Killer cells
Nicolas Pionnier (Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK)
09:45 ~ 10:00 Presenter Challenges of interrupting transmission of lymphatic filariasis and onchocerciasis in Nigeria
Chinyere Ukaga (Imo State University Owerri, Nigeria)
10:00 ~ 10:15 Presenter Development of murine models of loiasis to assess filaricidal activity of preclinical candidate anti-filarial drugs
Nicolas Pionnier (Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK)
320A [6103] Challenge for leishmaniasis
08:30 ~ 08:35 Opening Remark
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10:20 ~ 10:30 Discussion
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08:35 ~ 09:05 Keynote Challenges and progress towards a simple point of care diagnostic test for visceral leishmaniasis
Maowia Mukhtar (The Institute of Endemic Diseases, University of Khartoum, Sudan)
09:05 ~ 09:20 Presenter The role of BAFF in antibody production and pathology during experimental visceral leishmaniasis
Yasuyuki Goto (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
09:20 ~ 09:35 Presenter Mucosal vaccination for cutaneous leishmaniasis in mouse model
Yasunobu Matsumoto (University of Tokyo, Japan)
09:35 ~ 09:50 Presenter Species identification and phylogenetic analysis of Leishmania isolated from Xinjiang Autonomous Region, The People’s Republic of China
De-Hua Lai (Sun Yat-Sen University, China)
09:50 ~ 10:20 Presenter The last situation of leishmaniasis in European and Middle East countries
Yusuf Ozbel (Ege University, Turkey)
320B [6104] Control of soil-transmitted helminths
08:30 ~ 09:00 Keynote Optimizing strategies for STH control
Susana Vaz Nery (UNSW, Australia)
09:00 ~ 09:30 Keynote
Simon Brooker
09:30 ~ 09:45 Presenter Evaluation of crude adult Ascaris suum intestinal tract homogenate in inducing protective IgG production against A. suum larvae in BALB/c mice
Mark John Girasol (University of the Philippines, Philippines)
09:45 ~ 10:00 Presenter Toxocara canis - A one-health problem
Dwight Bowman (Cornell University, USA)
10:00 ~ 10:15 Presenter An integrated approach for the control of intestinal parasites, south-central Côte d’Ivoire
Gaoussou Coulibaly (University Félix Houphouët-Boigny, Côte d'Ivoire)
10:15 ~ 10:30 Presenter A hotspot survey of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) in three states, Sudan
Hassan Ahmed Hassan Ahmed Ismail (Federal Ministry of Health, Sudan)
10:30 ~ 10:45 Presenter Schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminths: the need for integrated and sustained control in North Kordofan State, Sudan
Hassan Ahmed Hassan Ahmed Ismail (Federal Ministry of Health, Sudan)
321A [6105] Host-parasite interaction of intracellular protozoan (2)
08:30 ~ 09:00 Keynote Using comparative genomics and genetic manipulation in closely-related parasite species to understand the molecular underpinnings of life cycle and host range evolution in the human parasite Toxoplasma gondii
Jon Boyle (University of Pittsburgh, USA)
09:00 ~ 09:15 Presenter Toxoplasma gondii ROP18I suppresses IFN-γ/STAT1 pathway by targeting NMI in human cells
Jing Xia (Southern Medical University, China)
09:15 ~ 09:30 Presenter Genome-wide expression profiling of the spleen in a lethal and non-lethal malaria infection model
Regina May Ling Hoo (Nanyang Technological University of Singapore, Singapore)
09:30 ~ 09:45 Presenter Investigating duffy binding protein gene duplication in Sudanese Plasmodium vivax field isolates
Muzamil Abdelhamid Elmahdi (University of Khartoum, Sudan)
09:45 ~ 10:00 Presenter Trypanosomiasis-induced B cell apoptosis results in loss of protective anti-parasite antibody responses and abolishment of vaccine-induced memory responses
Magdalena Radwanska (Ghent University Global Campus, Korea)
10:00 ~ 10:15 Presenter Anti-Toxoplasma gondii antibodies in hospitalized cancer patients compared with non-cancerous matched group in Isfahan, Iran
Abbasali Eskandarian (Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Iran)
321B [6106] Geospatial health: Challenges and opportunities in parasitology
08:00 ~ 08:15 Organizer Geospatial health: Challenges and opportunities in parasitology
Laura Rinaldi (University of Napoli Federico II, Italy)
08:15 ~ 08:45 Presenter Spatial decision support for malaria elimination
Archie Clements (Curtin University, Australia)
08:45 ~ 09:00 Presenter Risk assement of malaria tranmission in the border areas between China and Myanmar
Xiao-Nong Zhou (National Institute of Parasitic Diseases at China CDC, China)
09:00 ~ 09:15 Presenter Comparing Bayesian decision networks and multilevel logistic regression models to predict spatial prevalence of malaria in Papua New Guinea
Eimear Cleary (The Australian National University, Australia)
09:15 ~ 09:30 Presenter Geospatial-temporal distribution of tegumentary leishmaniasis in Colombia (2007–2016)
Juan David Ramírez (Universidad del Rosario, Colombia)
322A [6107] Vaccines for parasitic diseases
08:30 ~ 09:00 Keynote Advances in anti-Toxoplasma gondii vaccine development: Opportunities and challenges
Xing-Quan Zhu (Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China)
09:00 ~ 09:15 Presenter Regulation of memory T cell response in cutaneous leishmaniasis: Implications for vaccine design and vaccination strategies
Jude Uzonna (University of Manitoba, Canada)
09:15 ~ 09:30 Presenter Incorporation of Toxoplasma gondii multiple antigenic protein into influenza virus-like particles enhances protection
Su-Hwa Lee (Kyung Hee University, Korea)
09:30 ~ 09:45 Presenter Live attenuated Leishmania major as a prophylactic vaccine
Md Abu Musa (Nagasaki University, Japan)
09:45 ~ 10:00 Presenter Development of a novel malaria vaccine based on heterologous prime-boost immunization regimen using adenovirus and adeno-associated virus vectors
Mitsuhiro Iyori (Kanazawa University, Japan)
10:00 ~ 10:15 Presenter Respiratory syncytial virus infection induces resistance against subsequent Trichinella spiralis infection
Ki Back Chu (KyungHee University, Korea)
322B [6108] Challenges and opportunities in foodborne parasite genomics: From microscope to MiSeq
08:30 ~ 09:00 Keynote TBA
Bjorn Andersson (Karolinska Insitute, Sweden)
09:00 ~ 09:15 Presenter Cyclospora cayetanensis genomics: From human stool samples to whole genome assemblies
Hediye Nese Cinar (US Food and Drug Administration, USA)
09:15 ~ 09:30 Presenter iTRAQ-based proteomics reveals cross-talk interactions between the newly excysted juveniles (NEJ) from F. hepatica and the host’s intestinal epithelium
Javier González-Miguel (Institute of Natural Resources and Agrobiology of Salamanca (IRNASA - CSIC), Spain)
09:30 ~ 09:45 Presenter Genetic diversity of Echinococcus granulosus sensu stricto in Algeria
Mohammed Mebarek Bia (Chungbuk National University, Korea)
09:45 ~ 10:00 Presenter Detoxification system of the food-borne parasite Opisthorchis felineus, Rivolta 1884: Functional and bioinformatic studies
Maria Pakharukova (Institute of Cytology and Genetics, Russia)
10:00 ~ 10:15 Presenter Molecular identification and phylogenetic analysis of Fasciola flukes from Ecuador
Shinpei Kasahara (Iwate University, Japan)
323A [6109] Ichtyoparasitology
08:30 ~ 09:00 Keynote Biodiversity of parasitic flatworms of fishes in the 21st Century – The Golden Age
Thomas Cribb (The University of Queensland, Australia)
09:00 ~ 09:30 Keynote Knowns and unknowns about the diversity of marine parasitic Nematoda
Shokoofeh Shamsi (Charles Sturt University, Australia)
09:30 ~ 09:45 Presenter Fish haemogregarines – A molecular approach to resolve the phylogeny of a currently morphologically characterised group
Courtney Cook (North-West University, Australia)
09:45 ~ 10:00 Presenter Uncovering the digenean diversity in freshwater fishes in Africa
Olena Kudlai (North-West University, South Africa)
10:00 ~ 10:15 Presenter Identifying co-introduced ancyrocephalid monogeneans from invasive Micropterus salmoides (Lacépède, 1802) in South Africa: A multi-disciplinary approach
Marliese Truter (North-West University, Thailand)
10:15 ~ 10:30 Presenter The current status of, and future research trends on, African freshwater and estuarine fish parasitic Crustacea
Nico Smit (North-West University, Thailand)
10:30 ~ 10:45 Presenter The role of parasitic Crustacea as vectors of fish pathogens
Kerry Hadfield Malherbe (North-West University, Thailand)
323B [6110] Livestock parasites
08:30 ~ 08:45 Keynote Pentastomid parasites in Australian carnivores and livestock
Shokoofeh Shamsi (Charles Sturt University, Australia)
08:45 ~ 09:00 Presenter Site-directed mutagenesis study revealed three important residues in Hc-DAF-22, a key enzyme regulating diapause of Haemonchus contortus
Jingru Zhou (Zhejiang University, China)
09:00 ~ 09:15 Presenter The mechanisms underlying the MHC association with resistance to the nematode Teladorsagia circumcincta
Michael Stear (La Trobe University, Australia)
09:15 ~ 09:30 Presenter A novel antagonist against goat IL-4 derived from the excretory and secretory products of H. contortus
Xiaowei Tian (Nanjing Agricultural Uinversity, China)
09:30 ~ 09:45 Presenter Oesophagostomiasis in black bengal goats (Capra aegagrus hircus) in north western part of Bangladesh: Epidemiology and pathology
Abdul Alim (Bangladesh Agricultural University, Bangladesh)
09:45 ~ 10:00 Presenter Molecular characterization of Oxyspirura mansoni and Philophthalmus gralli detected from the eye of domestic chickens in Bangladesh
Peru Gopal Biswas (Iwate University, Japan)
10:00 ~ 10:15 Presenter Designing indirect ELISA test for detection of antibodies against serotype A2013 and O2010 of foot and mouth disease (FMD) virus in cattle
Fatemeh Malekdar (Razi Vaccine and Serum Institue, Iran)
306A [6111] Flies and other arthropods
08:30 ~ 08:45 Keynote Morphine presence detection on flies larvae that found in rat carcasses in the botanical garden
Dita Pratiwi Kusuma Wardani (Universitas Muhammadiyah Purwokerto, Indonesia)
08:45 ~ 09:00 Presenter Furoncular skin and wounds myiasis in French Guyana
Alireza Ensaf (H.S.F., France)
09:00 ~ 09:15 Presenter Human urinary myiasis caused by Clogmia albipunctata (Diptera: Psychodidae) with morphological description of larva and pupa: Case report
Nadia El-Dib (Cairo University, Egypt)
09:15 ~ 09:30 Presenter The toxicity of essential oils from some Origanum species against Pediculus capitis
Yusuf Ozbel (Ege University, Turkey)
09:30 ~ 09:45 Presenter Screening available agents for the control of Aaethina tumida (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae) in the Republic of Korea
Yun Sang Cho (Animal and Plant Quarantine Agency, Korea)
09:45 ~ 10:00 Presenter Helicoverpa armigera (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) immune response to nematode-bacteria complex
Ashok Chaubey (Chaudhary Charan Singh University, India)
10:00 ~ 10:15 Presenter Identification of mite (Macronyssidae: Ophionyssus) from snake in Indonesia
Kurniasih Imanudin (Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia)
10:15 ~ 10:30 Presenter Evaluation of blood meal source by molecular tools of Rhodnius robustus submitted to starvation
Alena Iñiguez (FIOCRUZ, Brazil)
306B [6112] Drug resistance in STH of humans
09:00 ~ 09:15 Organizer The dog hookworm (Ancylostoma caninum): An ideal model for studying drug resistance in human hookworms
Ray Kaplan (University of Georgia, USA)
08:30 ~ 09:00 Keynote Evolution of anthelminthic drug resistance in the era of preventive chemotherapy: What can mathematical models tell us?
Luc Coffeng (Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Netherlands)
08:15 ~ 08:30 Presenter Quinolone-fused cyclic sulfonamide as a novel benign antifilarial agent
Suprabhat Mukherjee (Visva-Bharati University, India)
09:30 ~ 09:45 Presenter Identification of potential anthelmintic molecules with a new high content screening strategy using the Caenorhabditis elegans model
Giovana Cintra (Federal University of São Paulo, Brazil)
09:45 ~ 10:00 Presenter Genistein: Is the multifarious botanical a natural anthelmintic too?
Bidyadhar Das (North Eastern Hill University, India)