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Seminars

Fall 2017 Malaria Friday Seminar series - Fridays 4:00 p.m.

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8-Sep-17

 Sabra Klein (BSPH)
"Sex differences in malaria vaccine efficacy depend on age"

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15-Sep-17no JHMRI seminar the week of the Molecular Parasitology MeetingW2008
22-Sep-17

Conor McMeniman (BSPH)
"Neural Circuitry Mediating Mosquito CO2 Detection"

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29-Sep-17Mike Povelones (University of Pennsylvania) 
"Targeting regulators of the mosquito complement-like pathway to block malaria transmission"
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6-Oct-17

Gibbs Nasir (BSPH, Sinnis)
"The Role of Antibodies Targeting Plasmodium Sporozoites: Is the Greatest Impact at the Inoculation Site?"

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13-Oct-17

Ian Cockburn (Australia National University)
"T and B cell responses to Plasmodium sporozoites"

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20-Oct-17Giovanna Carpi (BSPH, Norris)
"Plasmodium diversity in vectors and humans through the lens of genomics”
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27-Oct-17David Serre (University of Maryland)
"Drug Resistance and Relapse in Plasmodium vivax"
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3-Nov-17No seminar; The Future of Malaria Research 
10-Nov-17TBD 
17-Nov-17Gary Ward (University of Vermont)W2008
24-Nov-17No JHMRI seminar the week of Thanksgiving 
1-Dec-17Clive Shiff (BSPH)W2008
8-Dec-17Kirsten Lyke (University of Maryland)W2008
15-Dec-17Matt Ippolito (JHSOM)

"The Clinical Pharmacology of Malaria Control and Elimination: Untangling the Antigametocyte Effects of ACTs"


 
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Spring 2017 Malaria Friday Seminars - Fridays 4pm

20-JanMichael Macdonald (World Health Organization) 
“Entomology and Vector Control in the Greater Mekong Subregion”
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27-JanJohn Adams (University of South Florida)
"Discovering the essential genome of Plasmodium falciparum"
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3-FebNo seminar; MMI student recruitment 
10-FebLeah Walker (BSPH, Sullivan)
"Optimization of antimalarial regimens in a cytocidal P. berghei model"
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17-FebGrace Kennedy (BSPH, Sullivan)
"Repurposing iron chelators and cethromycin for liver stage malaria"
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24-FebSeoukyoung Kang (BSPH, Dimopoulos)
"Prefoldin, a potential target for transmission blocking of malaria in Anopheles mosquitoes"
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3-MarAnna Durbin (BSPH)
"A Year in the Life of Zika"
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10-MarFlaminia Catteruccia (Harvard School of Public Health)
"Sex, blood and parasites: the malaria mosquito exposed"
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17-MarPrakash Srinivasan (BSPH)
"Understanding Plasmodium invasion of host cells"
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24-MarDouglas Norris and Giovanna Carpi (BSPH, Norris)
"PREMONITION: robotic smart traps and metagenomic pipelines for vector and pathogen surveillance and discovery"
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31-MarMads Daugaard (University of British Columbia)
"Exploiting malarial host-anchor proteins for cancer therapy"
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7-AprBrian Lovett (Raymond St. Leger Lab, University of Maryland)
"Genetically engineered insect pathogenic fungi"
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14-AprJesus Valenzuela (NIH)
"What’s behind a successful parasite transmission by a sand fly bite?"
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21-AprWei Huang (BSPH, Jacobs-Lorena)
"Developing strategies to fight  malaria parasite in mosquitoes"
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28-AprJenny Stevenson (BSPH and Macha Research Trust)
"Residual malaria transmission: rethinking entomology surveillance"
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5-MayYevel Flores-Garcia (Zavala)
"The effect of antibodies on motility of sporozoites in the skin"
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12-MayShaden Kamhawi (NIH)
"A crucial role for gut microbiota of sand flies in Leishmania development and transmission"
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19-MayNo seminar; ScM student presentations 
26-MayNo seminar; Memorial Day weekend 
2-JuneNo seminar; speaker rescheduled 
9-JuneNo seminar; Vector Encounter 
16-JuneRussell Swift (BSPH, Prigge)
"Elucidation of Essential Apicolplast Proteins in Plasmodium falciparum"
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23-JuneThiago Rosa (RWTH Aachen University, Germany)
"
The mechanisms of complement evasion by malaria parasites"
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