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Winter/Spring 2019 Malaria Friday Seminar Series - Fridays at 4:00 p.m.
|1-Feb||Emma Camacho (JHSPH, Casadevall lab) “Exploring the Anopheles gambiae melanin-based immune response against malaria parasite”||W2008|
|8-Feb||Purnima Bhanot (Rutgers New Jersey Medical School) “Basic biology to directed drug discovery: Targeting Plasmodium’s pre-erythrocytic stages to block mammalian infection”||W2008|
|15-Feb||Julia Pringle (JHBSPH, Norris/Moss Labs) "Plasmodium falciparum genetics for uncovering mechanisms of sustained malaria transmission in Zambia"||W2008|
|22-Feb||Mike Wells (JHSOM, Andrew Lab) "Mosquito salivary gland cell architecture shapes the journey of Plasmodium sporozoites"||W2008|
|1-Mar||Bill Moss (JHBSPH) "The Southern and Central Africa International Centers of Excellence for Malaria Research”||*W3008*|
|8-Mar||Maria Luisa Simoes (Dimopoulos) "CTL4 gene knockout blocks Plasmodium infection in the vector mosquito"||W2008|
|15-Mar||Noah Butler (University of Iowa) "Regulatory circuits that constrain durable immunity against malaria"||W2008|
|22-Mar||Rachel Evans (JHBSPH, Sullivan) "Gametocytogenesis in Plasmodium falciparum"||W2008|
|29-Mar||Lais da Silva Pereira (NIH) with Shruti Shankar (BSPH)||W2008|
|5-Apr||Julian Hillyer (Vanderbilt University)||W2008|
|12-Apr||Laura Kirkman (Weill Cornell Medical College) "TBD"||W2008|
|19-Apr||Shengzhang Dong (JHBSPH, Dimopoulos Lab) "TBD"||W2008|
|26-Apr||No seminar the week of World Malaria Day||--|
|3-May||Russell Swift (JHBSPH, Prigge) "TBD"||W2008|
|17-May||Neville Kisalu (NIH) "TBD"||W2008|
Fall 2018 Malaria Friday Seminar Series - Fridays at 4:00 p.m.
|7-Sep||Audrey Odom John (Washington University in St. Louis) "Targeting metabolism to diagnose and treat malaria"||W2008|
|14-Sep||Mimi Ho (UCLA) "Malaria Parasite Translocon Structure and Mechanism of Effector Export"||W2008|
|21-Sep||JHMRI Resources & Opportunities [SLIDES]||W2008|
|28-Sep||Dennis Grab (Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences) "Traveling with African Trypanosomes: Across the Human Blood-Brain Barrier and Beyond"||W2008|
|5-Oct||Krithika Rajaram (Prigge lab) "Characterization of protein import into the apicoplast of P. falciparum"||*W3030*|
|12-Oct||Amy Wesolowski (JHBSPH) "Spatial malaria dynamics: the role of human mobility on disease transmission"||W2008|
|19-Oct||James M. Burns Jr. (Drexel University) "Building a multivalent, blood-stage malaria vaccine"||W2008|
|26-Oct||no seminar; Future of Malaria Research symposium & poster session in Rockville, MD||--|
Haripriya Mukundarajan (Standford University) “ABUZZ – Using mobile phones as mosquito sensors for a crowdsourced approach to surveillance”
|9-Nov||Ali Afify (Potter lab) "Neurogenetic characterization of mosquito repellents"||W2008|
|16-Nov||Kim Williamson (Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences) " |
Plasmodium’s dilemma – Should I stay or should I go?"
|30-Nov||Isabelle Coppens (JHBSPH) "Apicomplexan parasites are also fat accumulators"||W2008|
|7-Dec||Kevin Kain (University of Toronto) "New diagnostics and interventions for severe malaria"||W2008|
|14-Dec||Wei Huang (JHBSPH, Jacobs-Lorena Lab) "Fight malaria with paratransgenesis"||W2008|