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Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute

Seminars and Conferences

Upcoming Conferences

Tuesday, April 25, 2017: World Malaria Day "Vaccine Symposium"
Learn more and register.

June 8-9, 2017: Vector Encounter
Details to follow.

Seminars

2017 Winter/Spring Malaria Friday Seminar Series - Fridays 4pm
DATESSPEAKER (AFFILIATION)ROOM
20-JanMichael Macdonald (World Health Organization)
“Entomology and Vector Control in the Greater Mekong Subregion”�
W2008
27-JanJohn Adams (University of South Florida)
"Discovering the essential genome of Plasmodium falciparum"
W2008
3-FebMMI student recruitment-
10-FebLeah Walker (BSPH, Sullivan)�
"Optimization of antimalarial regimens in a cytocidal P. berghei model"
W2008
17-FebGrace Kennedy (BSPH, Sullivan)
"Repurposing iron chelators and cethromycin for liver ttage malaria"
W2008
24-FebSeoukyoung Kang (BSPH, Dimopoulos)
"Prefoldin, a potential target for transmission blocking of malaria in Anopheles mosquitoes"
W2008
3-MarAnna Durbin (BSPH)�
"A Year in the Life of Zika"
W2008
10-MarFlaminia Catteruccia (Harvard School of Public Health)
"Sex, blood and parasites: the malaria mosquito exposed"
W2008
17-MarPrakash Srinivasan (BSPH)
"Understanding Plasmodium invasion of host cells"
W2008
24-MarDouglas Norris and Giovanna Carpi (BSPH, Norris)�
"PREMONITION: robotic smart traps and metagenomic pipelines for vector and pathogen surveillance and discovery"
**W3008**
31-MarMads Daugaard (University of British Columbia)�
"Exploiting malaria host-anchor proteins for cancer therapy"
W2008
7-AprBrian Lovett (Raymond St. Leger Lab, University of Maryland)
"Genetically engineered insect pathogenic fungi"
W2008
14-AprJesus Valenzuela (National Institutes of Health)
"What’s behind a successful parasite transmission by a sand fly bite?"
W2008
21-AprWei Huang (BSPH, Jacobs-Lorena)
"Developing strategies to fight malaria parasite in mosquitoes"
W2008
28-AprJenny Stevenson (BSPH) during the week of World Malaria DayW2008
5-MayYevel Flores (Zavala)W2008
12-MayShaden Kamhawi (National Institutes of Health)W2008
19-MayNo seminar; ScM presentations, Department of Molecular Microbiology & Immunology-
26-MayMemorial Day Weekend-
2-JuneGibbs Nasir (BSPH, Sinnis)W2008
9-JuneVector Encounter - Day 2, registration required-
16-JuneRussell Swift (BSPH, Prigge)W2008


2016 Fall Malaria Friday Seminars - Fridays from 4 to 5 p.m.

9-SepJHMRI Fall Kick-Off & Social, "New Resources and Opportunities" (slides)W2008
16-SepShannon Takala Harrrison (University of Maryland)
"Genomic Epidemiology of Antimalarial Drug Resistance in Southeast Asia"
W2008
23-SepChristine Hopp (National Institutes of Health)
"Imaging human malaria sporozoites at the inoculation site"
W2008
30-SepRaul Saraiva (JHSPH, Dimopoulos)
"Fighting bugs with bugs: anti-Plasmodium mechanisms of mosquito midgut bacteria"
W2008
7-OctManuel Llinas (Pennsylvania State University)
"Dissecting the Regulation of Plasmodium Development"
W2008
14-OctTejram Sahu (JHSPH, Coppens)
"Plasmodium Liver-Stage: From Basic Biology to Vaccine Development"
*W3030*
21-OctKelly Searle (JHSPH, Moss)
"Challenges to achieving malaria elimination in southern Zambia"
W2008
28-OctSanjai Kumar (U.S. Food and Drug Administration)
"Immunopathogenesis of Experimental Cerebral Malaria"
W2008
4-NovThe Future of Malaria Research symposium Register hereRockville, MD
11-NovJake Tu (Virginia Tech)
"Sex and control of mosquito-borne infectious diseases"
W2008
18-NovPietro Alano (Dipartimento di Malattie Infettive, Parassitarie ed Immunomediate, Istituto Superiore di Sanità)
"Low profile and hideouts in the transmission strategy of Plasmodium�falciparum"
W2008
25-NovNo seminar; JHU closed for Thanksgiving holiday�-
2-DecTamaki Kobayashi (JHSPH, Moss)
"The use of serology for malaria surveillance in Southern Africa"
W2008
9-DecGeorge Dimopoulos (JHSPH)
"Plasmodium
transmission bottlenecks in the mosquito"
W2008
16-DecDavid Fidock (Columbia University)
"MALARIA: Tackling the Tsunami of Drug Resistance"
W2008