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Seminars

Spring 2017 Malaria Friday Seminars - Fridays 4pm

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-FebNo seminar; MMI 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"
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31-MarMads Daugaard (University of British Columbia)
"Exploiting malarial 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 (NIH)
"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 and Macha Research Trust)
"Residual malaria transmission: rethinking entomology surveillance"
W2008
5-MayYevel Flores-Garcia (Zavala)
"The effect of antibodies on motility of sporozoites in the skin"
W2008
12-MayShaden Kamhawi (NIH)
"A crucial role for gut microbiota of sand flies in Leishmania development and transmission"
W2008
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)W2008
23-JuneThiago Rosa (RWTH Aachen University, Germany)
"
The mechanisms of complement evasion by malaria parasites"
W2008


Past Seminars