Day 1 (August 19(Sun))

Session Title
Time Type Speaker
[1101] New insights into malaria immunology and pathogenesis: Lessons from experimental malaria models (1)
Room : 325A / 15:30 ~ 17:30
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)
[1102] Epidemiology, diagnosis and control of malaria
Room : 325B / 15:30 ~ 17:30
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)
[1103] Revitalising cutaneous leishmaniasis control, surveillance and capacity building
Room : 320A / 15:30 ~ 17:30
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)
[1104] Biology and interaction of host/cell and Toxoplasma gondii infection
Room : 320B / 15:30 ~ 17:30
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)
[1105] Free-living amoebae and other opportunistic protozoa: Emerging pathogens under the radar
Room : 321A / 15:30 ~ 17:30
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)
[1106] Parasites and Immunity
Room : 321B / 15:30 ~ 17:30
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)
[1107] Animal models for research into schistosomiasis control
Room : 322A / 15:30 ~ 17:30
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)
[1108] The international impact of HERACLES collaborative project on cystic echinococcosis
Room : 322B / 15:30 ~ 17:30
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)
[1109] Parasites of fish and marine animals (1)
Room : 323A / 15:30 ~ 17:30
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)
[1110] Parasites and microbiome
Room : 323B / 15:30 ~ 17:30
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)
[1111] Ecology, evolution and biodiversity of parasites
Room : 324A / 15:30 ~ 17:30
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)
[1112] Scientific writing and finding the best journal for papers on medical parasitology
Room : 324B / 15:30 ~ 17:30
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)