Day 3 (August 21(Tue))

Session Title
Time Type Speaker
[3101] Liver stage biology of malaria parasites
Room : 325A / 10:00 ~ 12:00
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)
[3102] Non-human primate malaria: As models for investigating human disease
Room : 325B / 10:00 ~ 12:00
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)
[3103] Leishmania and Trypanosoma: Toward new interventions
Room : 320A / 10:00 ~ 12:00
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)
[3104] Manipulations of host functions by protozoan parasites
Room : 320B / 10:00 ~ 12:00
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)
[3105] Treatment of Chagas disease
Room : 321A / 10:00 ~ 12:00
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)
[3106] Drug resistance in Giardia: Mechanisms and alternatives
Room : 321B / 10:00 ~ 12:00
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)
[3107] Recent advances in Acanthamoeba research
Room : 322A / 10:00 ~ 12:00
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)
[3108] Babesiosis: From basic to applied aspects
Room : 322B / 10:00 ~ 12:00
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)
[3109] Towards a future free from female and male genital schistosomiasis
Room : 323A / 10:00 ~ 12:00
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)
[3110] TaRG joint symposium on taeinasis and cysticercosis (1)
Room : 323B / 10:00 ~ 12:00
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)
[3111] Anti-tick vaccines
Room : 324A / 10:00 ~ 12:00
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)
[3112] A global perspective on ancient parasites: Current research projects (1)
Room : 324B / 10:00 ~ 12:00
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)
[IFTM] IFTM 30th Anniversary Symposium on - Vector-borne diseases and climate and global changes
Room : 315 / 10:00 ~ 12:00
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)
[3201] Malaria: Modification of target gene and application to parasite
Room : 325A / 14:20 ~ 16:20
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)
[3202] The identification of new protective antigens and correlates of protection against malaria
Room : 325B / 14:20 ~ 16:20
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)
[3203] Molecular epidemiology and genomics of Trypanosoma cruzi
Room : 320A / 14:20 ~ 16:20
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)
[3204] Epidemiolopgy, diagnosis and genetics of Toxoplasma gondii
Room : 320B / 14:20 ~ 16:20
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)
[3205] New insights in the pathophysiology of giardiasis
Room : 321A / 14:20 ~ 16:20
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)
[3206] Water and foodborne protists
Room : 321B / 14:20 ~ 16:20
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)
[3207] Environmental and transmission surveillance of schistosomiasis
Room : 322A / 14:20 ~ 16:20
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)
[3208] Asian current innovation of One Health: Need for speed
Room : 322B / 14:20 ~ 16:20
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)
[3209] Recent advances in tick biology
Room : 323A / 14:20 ~ 16:20
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)
[3210] TaRG joint symposium on taeinasis and cysticercosis (2)
Room : 323B / 14:20 ~ 16:20
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)
[3211] Multiple points of interventions for neglected zoonotic helminths
Room : 324A / 14:20 ~ 16:20
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)
[3212] A global perspective on ancient parasites: Current research projects (2)
Room : 324B / 14:20 ~ 16:20
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)
[3301] Epidemiology and research for malaria in Asia
Room : 325A / 16:40 ~ 18:40
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)
[3302] Emergence of drug resistance malaria
Room : 325B / 16:40 ~ 18:40
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)
[3303] Waterborne pathogens: Current challenges and new solutions
Room : 320A / 16:40 ~ 18:40
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)
[3304] New developments in diagnostics for emerging human and animal diseases
Room : 320B / 16:40 ~ 18:40
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)
[3305A] Proteases of parasitic organisms
Room : 321A / 16:40 ~ 18:40
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)
[3307] Epidemiology, sociology and biology of siberian liver fluke: From research to control
Room : 322A / 16:40 ~ 18:40
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)
[3306] Paediatric schistosomiasis: New developments in disease surveillance and advancing praziquantel treatment
Room : 321B / 16:40 ~ 18:40
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)
[3308] Echinococcosis in Central Asia
Room : 322B / 16:40 ~ 18:40
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)
[3309] Animal parasites
Room : 323A / 16:40 ~ 18:40
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)
[3310] Ticks and tick-borne pathogens
Room : 323B / 16:40 ~ 18:40
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)
[3311] Pathogen-insect vector interactions
Room : 324A / 16:40 ~ 18:40
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)
[3312] The genome biology of parasites
Room : 324B / 16:40 ~ 18:40
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)
[3305B] Prediction and prevention models for parasites
Room : 321A / 18:00 ~ 18:45
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)