Key Dates

  • Abstract Submission & Online Registration Open January 01, 2018
  • Deadline of Abstract Submission April 15, 2018
  • Notification of Results May 15, 2018
  • Early-bird(Presenter) Registration Close May 31, 2018
  • Standard Registration Close July 31, 2018
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Topic

PARASITES: HARMS & BENEFITS to Animals and Humans

  • Malaria
  • Schistosomiasis
  • Trypanosomiasis and leishmaniasis
  • Protozoan diseases
  • Food-borne parasitic diseases
  • Neglected tropical diseases
  • Entomology and vector-borne diseases
  • Parasites of domestic animals
  • Diversity of parasites in wild birds and animals
  • Parasites of fish and marine animals
  • Health and parasites in climate change
  • One health approaches to control of parasitic zoonoses
  • Immune therapy using parasites
  • Paleoparasitology
  • Forensic entomology
  • Diagnosis of parasitic diseases
  • Drugs and vaccines against parasites
  • Parasites and immunity
  • Omics and systems biology of parasites
  • Genetic engineering of parasites
  • Ecology, evolution and biodiversity of parasites
  • Education of parasitology
  • Recent advances in parasitology
  • Veterinary Parasitology
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Session Information

Title Advances in biology and pathology of free-living amoebae

Organizer Hélène Year (Paris Descartes University, France)

Keynote Speaker Naveed Ahmed Khan (Sunway university, Malaysia)

Title Amebiasis: biology, biochemistry, pathogenesis, and drug development(1)

Organizer Tomoyoshi Nozaki (The University of Tokyo, Japan)

Keynote Speaker William A Petri (University of Virginia, USA)

Title Amebiasis: biology, biochemistry, pathogenesis, and drug development(2)

Organizer Tomoyoshi Nozaki (The University of Tokyo, Japan)

Keynote Speaker Alok Bhattacharya (Jawaharlal Nehru University, India)

Title Animal models is one that would examine laboratory-based research for understanding schistosomiasis

Organizer Malcolm Jones (The University of Queensland, Australia)

Keynote Speaker Michael Hsieh (Schistosomiasis Resource Centre, USA)

Title Anthelmintic resistance: problems and solutions

Organizer Dante Zarlenga (Animal Parasitic Diseases Lab, USA)

Keynote Speaker Roger K. Prichard (McGill University, Canada)

Title Anthelmintics, their use and resistance in veterinary parasites

Organizer Chaoqun Yao (Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, USA)

Keynote Speaker Ray M. Kaplan (University of Georgia, USA)

Title Babesiosis: from basic to applied aspects

Organizer Xuenan Xuan (National Research Center for Protozoan Diseases, Japan)

Keynote Speaker Ikuo Igarashi (Obihiro University, Japan)

Title Control of Livestock Helminths

Organizer Ray Kaplan (University of Georgia, USA)

Keynote Speaker Jozef Vercruysse (Ghent University, Belgium)

Title Cross talk between protozoan parasite and host

Organizer Myeong Heon Shin (Yonsei University, Korea)

Keynote Speaker Petrus Tang (Chang Gung University, Taiwan)

Title Cryptosporidium minisymposium

Organizer Guan Zhu (Texas A&M University, USA)

Keynote Speaker Boris Striepen (University of Pennsylvania, USA)

Title Current situation of simple synthetic endoperoxides (1)

Organizer Hye-Sook Kim (Okayama University, Japan)

Keynote Speaker Nobuo Ohta (Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan)

Title Current situation of simple synthetic endoperoxides (2)

Organizer Kyung-Soo Chang (Catholic University of Pusan, Korea)

Keynote Speaker Kyung-Soo Chang (Catholic University of Pusan, Korea)

Title Diversity of parasites in wild birds

Organizer Jean Mariaux (Natural History Museum of Geneva, Switzerland)

Keynote Speaker Tommy Leung (University of New England, Australia)

Title Drug Resistance in STH of humans

Organizer Ray Kaplan (University of Georgia, USA)

Keynote Speaker Luc Coffeng (University Medical Center Rotterdam, Netherlands)

Title Echinococcus and echinococcosis: emerging issues

Organizer R.C. Andrew Thompson (Murdoch University, Australia)

Keynote Speaker Emily Jenkins (University of Saskatchewan, Canada)

Title Geospatial health: challenges and opportunities in parasitology

Organizer Laura Rinaldi (UNINA, Italy)

Keynote Speaker Archie Clements (ANU College of Medicine, Australia)

Title Host-parasite interaction of intracellular protozoan (2)

Organizer Hongjuan Peng (Southern Medical University, China)

Keynote Speaker Xing-Quan Zhu (Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China)

Title Host-parasite interaction of intracellular protozoan (3)

Organizer Hongjuan Peng (Southern Medical University, China)

Keynote Speaker Jon Patrick Boyle (University of Pittsburgh, USA)

Title Host-parasite interaction of intracellular protozoan(1)

Organizer Hong-Juan Peng (Southern Medical University, China)

Keynote Speaker Qijun Chen (Shenyang Agricultural University, China)

Title Host-toxoplasma immunoparasitological interaction

Organizer Masahiro Yamamoto (Osaka University, Japan)

Keynote Speaker TBD

Title Ichtyoparasitology

Organizer Roman Kuchta (Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic)

Keynote Speaker TBD

Title Immunopathogenesis of amebiasis

Organizer Nancy Guillen (Unité d'Analyse d'Images Biologiques, France)

Keynote Speaker Hamano shinjiro (Nagasaki University, Japan)

Title L.donovani-induced leishmaniasis: clinical disease, pathology and pathogenesis

Organizer Nadira Karunaweera (University of Colombo, Sri-Lanka)

Keynote Speaker Shyam Sundar (Hindu University, India)

Title Leishmaniasis in dogs and cats: disease, hosts and reservoirs(1)

Organizer Gad Baneth (Hebrew University, Israel)

Keynote Speaker Christine Petersen (University of Iowa, USA)

Title Leishmaniasis in dogs and cats: disease, hosts and reservoirs(2)

Organizer Gad Baneth (Hebrew University, Israel)

Keynote Speaker Laia Solano Gallego (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain)

Title Malaria genetics

Organizer Qijun Chen (Shenyang Agricultural University, China)

Keynote Speaker TBD

Title Malaria vaccine: novel vaccine candidate discovery

Organizer Takafumi Tsuboi (Ehime University, Japan)

Keynote Speaker Joao Aguiar (Naval Medical Research Center, USA)

Title Malaria: understanding host cell biology

Organizer Peter Preizer (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)

Keynote Speaker Matt Marti (University of Glasgow, UK)

Title Multiple points of interventions for neglected zoonotic helminths (1)

Organizer Maria Vang Johansen (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)

Keynote Speaker Banchop Sripa (Khon Kaen University, Thailand)

Title Multiple points of interventions for neglected zoonotic helminths (2)

Organizer Maria Vang Johansen (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)

Keynote Speaker Sarah Gabriel (Ghent University, Belgium)

Title New complexion of human babesiosis

Organizer Atsuko Saito-Ito (Hyogo University of Health Sciences, Japan)

Keynote Speaker TBD

Title New developments in diagnostics for emerging human and animal diseases

Organizer Momar Ndao and Malcolm Jones

Keynote Speaker TBD

Title Non-human primate malaria: as models for investigating human disease

Organizer Bruce Russell (University of Otago, New Zealand)

Keynote Speaker Georges Snounou

Title Omics approaches in animal protozoan parasites

Organizer Ikuo Igarashi (Obihiro University, Japan)

Keynote Speaker Carlos Suarez (Washington State University, USA)

Title Operational research to accelerate malaria elimination

Organizer Jun Cao (Jiangsu Institute of Parasitic Diseases, China)

Keynote Speaker Rabindra R. Abeyasinghe (World Health Organization)

Title Paleoparasitology

Organizer Reinhard Karl (University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA)

Keynote Speaker TBD

Title Parasites and wildlife

Organizer R.C. Andrew Thompson (Murdoch University, Australia)

Keynote Speaker TBD

Title Pathogen-insect vector interactions

Organizer Marcelo Jacobs-Lorena (Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, USA)

Keynote Speaker George K. Christophides (Imperial College London, UK)

Title Pig helminth infections as models for human infections: applications and limitations

Organizer Stig Milan Thamsborg (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)

Keynote Speaker Andrew R. Williams (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)

Title Proteases of parasitic organisms

Organizer Byoung-kuk Na (Gyeongsang National University, Korea)

Keynote Speaker TBD

Title Recent advances in acanthamoeba research

Organizer Julia Walochnik (Medical University of Vienna, Austria)

Keynote Speaker TBD

Title Recent advances in tick biology

Organizer Shin-ichiro Kawazu (Obihiro University, Japan)

Keynote Speaker Glen Scoles (US Department of Agriculture, USA)

Title The genome biology of parasites

Organizer Shiroh Iwanaga (Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan)

Keynote Speaker Shiroh Iwanaga (Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan)

Title The identification of new protective antigens and correlates of protection against malaria

Organizer Laurent Renia (Singapore Immunology Network, Singapore)

Keynote Speaker James Beeson (Burnett Institute, Australia)

Title Towards malaria eradication: innovations and community engagement

Organizer Akira Kaneko (Osaka City University, Japan)

Keynote Speaker TBD

Title Toxocara: the enigmatic parasite

Organizer Celia Holland (Trinity College Dublin, Ireland)

Keynote Speaker TBD

Title Toxoplasma: past and beyond

Organizer Hirotaka Kanuka (Jikei University School of Medicine, Japan)

Keynote Speaker Yasuhiro Takashima (Gifu University, Japan)

Title Toxoplasmosis and mental disorders

Organizer Olgica Djurkovic Djakovic (University of Belgrade, Serbia)

Keynote Speaker Fabrizio Bruchi (University of Pisa, Italy)

Title Vivax malaria vaccines

Organizer Takafumi Tsuboi (Ehime University, Japan)

Keynote Speaker Anjali Yadava (Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, USA)