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Winter/Spring 2019 Malaria Friday Seminar Series - Fridays at 4:00 p.m.

DateSpeaker (Affiliation)Location
1-FebEmma Camacho (JHSPH, Casadevall lab) “Exploring the Anopheles gambiae melanin-based immune response against malaria parasite”W2008
8-FebPurnima Bhanot (Rutgers New Jersey Medical School) “Basic biology to directed drug discovery: Targeting Plasmodium’s pre-erythrocytic stages to block mammalian infection”W2008
15-FebJulia Pringle (JHBSPH, Norris/Moss Labs) "Plasmodium falciparum genetics for uncovering mechanisms of sustained malaria transmission in Zambia"W2008
22-FebMike Wells (JHSOM, Andrew Lab) "Mosquito salivary gland cell architecture shapes the journey of Plasmodium sporozoites"W2008
1-MarBill Moss (JHBSPH) "The Southern and Central Africa International Centers of Excellence for Malaria Research”*W3008*
8-MarMaria Luisa Simoes (Dimopoulos) "CTL4 gene knockout blocks Plasmodium infection in the vector mosquito"W2008
15-MarNoah Butler (University of Iowa) "Regulatory circuits that constrain durable immunity against malaria"W2008
22-MarRachel Evans (JHBSPH, Sullivan) "Gametocytogenesis in Plasmodium falciparum"W2008
29-MarLais da Silva Pereira (NIH) with Shruti Shankar (BSPH)W2008
5-AprJulian Hillyer (Vanderbilt University)W2008
12-AprLaura Kirkman (Weill Cornell Medical College) "TBD"W2008
19-AprShengzhang Dong (JHBSPH, Dimopoulos Lab) "TBD"W2008
26-AprNo seminar the week of World Malaria Day --
3-MayRussell Swift (JHBSPH, Prigge) "TBD"W2008
17-MayNeville Kisalu (NIH) "TBD"W2008


Fall 2018 Malaria Friday Seminar Series - Fridays at 4:00 p.m.   

7-SepAudrey Odom John (Washington University in St. Louis) "Targeting metabolism to diagnose and treat malaria"W2008
14-SepMimi Ho (UCLA) "Malaria Parasite Translocon Structure and Mechanism of Effector Export"W2008
21-SepJHMRI Resources & Opportunities [SLIDES]W2008
28-SepDennis Grab (Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences) "Traveling with African Trypanosomes: Across the Human Blood-Brain Barrier and Beyond"W2008
5-OctKrithika Rajaram (Prigge lab) "Characterization of protein import into the apicoplast of P. falciparum"*W3030*
12-OctAmy Wesolowski (JHBSPH) "Spatial malaria dynamics: the role of human mobility on disease transmission"W2008
19-OctJames M. Burns Jr. (Drexel University) "Building a multivalent, blood-stage malaria vaccine"W2008
26-Octno 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-NovAli Afify (Potter lab) "Neurogenetic characterization of mosquito repellents"W2008
16-NovKim Williamson (Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences) "

Plasmodium’s dilemma – Should I stay or should I go?"

30-NovIsabelle Coppens  (JHBSPH) "Apicomplexan parasites are also fat accumulators"W2008
7-DecKevin Kain (University of Toronto) "New diagnostics and interventions for severe malaria"W2008
14-DecWei Huang (JHBSPH, Jacobs-Lorena Lab) "Fight malaria with paratransgenesis"W2008



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