Day 4 (August 22(Wed))

Session Title
Time Type Speaker
[4101] Global challenges and novel technologies for control of parasitic diseases
Room : 325A / 10:00 ~ 12:00
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)
[4102] Malaria genetics
Room : 325B / 10:00 ~ 12:00
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)
[4103] Cross talk between protozoan parasite and host
Room : 320A / 10:00 ~ 12:00
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)
[4104] Recent advances in Trypanosoma brucei, the causative parasite of African sleeping sickness
Room : 320B / 10:00 ~ 12:00
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)
[4105] Immunopathogenesis of amebiasis
Room : 321A / 10:00 ~ 12:00
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)
[4106] Update on human babesiosis and search for new therapeutic agents
Room : 321B / 10:00 ~ 12:00
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)
[4107] Molecular diagnosis of parasitic diseases
Room : 322A / 10:00 ~ 12:00
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)
[4108] Echinococcus and echinococcosis: Emerging issues
Room : 322B / 10:00 ~ 12:00
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)
[4109] Neglected Parasitic Diseases in Southeast and East Asia: Challenges and Opportunities
Room : 323A / 10:00 ~ 12:00
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)
[4110] Wonkwang zoonosis and biomedical symposium: Diagnosis and therapy of zoonosis
Room : 323B / 10:00 ~ 12:00
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)
[4111] Diversity of parasites in birds
Room : 324A / 10:00 ~ 12:00
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)
[4112] A global perspective on ancient parasites: Current research projects (3)
Room : 324B / 10:00 ~ 12:00
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)