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Winter/Spring 2018 Malaria Friday Seminars - Fridays at 4:00 p.m.

DATEPRESENTERLOCATION
19-Jan-18David Sullivan (BSPH) "Selection of new liver stage malaria drugs: Horse pills or gut-liver recirculation"W2008
26-Jan-18Ben Zaitchik (JHU) "An environmentally-informed malaria risk warning system for the western Amazon"W2008
2-Feb-18no seminar; MMI Student Recruitment --
9-Feb-18Monique Stins (BSPH) “Cerebral Malaria Pathogenesis: how a parasite can communicate neurological dysfunctrion”W2008
16-Feb-18Chandy John (Indiana University) "What causes cognitive impairment after severe malaria?"W2008
23-Feb-18Rahul Bakshi (JHSOM, Shapiro Lab) "Long-acting injectable atovaquone nanomedicines for malaria prophylaxis"W2008
2-Mar-18Sethu Nair (BSPH, Prigge Lab) "A novel lipoate ligase enzyme mediating acetylCoA generation in human malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum"*W3008*
9-Mar-18Kristin Poti (BSPH, Sullivan Lab) "Investigating the in vivo kinetics of the P. falciparum histidine rich protein 2"W2008
16-Mar-18Akhil Vaidya (Drexel University) "New Antimalarials that Disrupt Ion and Lipid Homeostasis"W2008
23-Mar-18Ashraful Haque (QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute) “Using single-cell genomics and mathematical modelling to explore host/parasite interactions during blood-stage Plasmodium infection”W2008
30-Mar-18Hannah MacLeod (BSPH, Dimopoulos Lab) "There's more than one way to kill a mosquito: exploring the broad entomopathogenic activity of chromobacteria"W2008
6-Apr-18Marisa Hast (BSPH, Moss) "The impact of targeted IRS, vector dynamics, and population movement on malaria in a high-transmission setting in northern Zambia"W2008
13-Apr-18Socrates Herrera (Caucaseco Scientific Research Center - Cali, Colombia) "Sterile protection of human volunteers immunized with Plasmodium vivax radiation-attenuated sporozoites"W2008
20-Apr-18Gary Ward (University of Vermont) "New Approaches to Understanding How Toxoplasma Tachyzoites Move"W2008
27-Apr-18no seminar the week of World Malaria Day  --
4-May-18Gaspar Canepa (NIAID) “The Good, the Bad, and the Loop: Epitope Mapping of Plasmodium falciparum Pfs47 Reveals a Novel Malaria Transmission-Blocking Target”W2008
11-May-18Sung-Jae Cha (BSPH, Jacobs-Lorena) "Molecular characterization of the ligand receptor interaction between Plasmodium sporozoites and liver cells leads to identification of novel strategies for protection against malarial death"W2008
18-May-18

Jacquin Niles (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) "A scalable chemical genetics platform for antimalarial drug target identification"

W2008
25-May-18Memorial Day weekend; no seminar --

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

DATESPEAKERLOCATION
8-Sep-17

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

W2008
15-Sep-17no JHMRI seminar the week of the Molecular Parasitology MeetingW2008
22-Sep-17

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

W2008
29-Sep-17Mike Povelones (University of Pennsylvania)
"Targeting regulators of the mosquito complement-like pathway to block malaria transmission"
W2008
6-Oct-17

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

W2008
13-Oct-17

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

W2008
20-Oct-17Giovanna Carpi (BSPH, Norris)
"Plasmodium diversity in vectors and humans through the lens of genomics”
W2008
27-Oct-17David Serre (University of Maryland)
"Drug Resistance and Relapse in Plasmodium vivax"
W2008
3-Nov-17No seminar; The Future of Malaria Research 
10-Nov-17Tomoko Ishino (Ehime University - Japan)
"Identification of a male specific protein involved in exflagellation"
W2008
17-Nov-17Photini Sinnis (BSPH)
"Using the Rodent Malaria Model to Understand the Force of Malaria Infection"
W2008
24-Nov-17No JHMRI seminar the week of Thanksgiving 
1-Dec-17Clive Shiff (BSPH)
"The mosquito, damn it"
W2008
8-Dec-17David Sullivan (BSPH) "Subclinical malaria in Bangladesh"W2008
15-Dec-17Matt Ippolito (JHSOM)

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

W2008
Spring 2017 Malaria Friday Seminars - Fridays 4pm
20-JanMichael Macdonald (Consultant) "“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 stage 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 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-JunNo seminar; speaker rescheduled 
9-JunNo seminar; Vector Encounter 
16-JunRussell Swift (BSPH, Prigge) "Elucidation of Essential Apicolplast Proteins in Plasmodium falciparum"W2008
23-JunThiago Rosa (RWTH Aachen University, Germany) "The mechanisms of complement evasion by malaria parasites"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 Harrison (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 symposiumRockville, 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-Dec

Tamaki Kobayashi (JHSPH, Moss)
"The use of serology for malaria surveillance in Southern Africa"

W2008
9-Dec

George Dimopoulos (JHSPH) 
 "Plasmodium
transmission bottlenecks in the mosquito"

W2008
16-DecDavid Fidock (Columbia University)

"MALARIA: Tackling the Tsunami of Drug Resistance"

 

W2008

2016 MALARIA FRIDAY SEMINARS  - Fridays at 4 p.m. in W2008

DATESPEAKER (AFFILIATION)
29-Jan-2016Kyle McLean (JHSPH - Jacobs-Lorena)
5-Feb-2016Jane Carlton (New York University)
12-Feb-2016Clive Shiff (JHSPH)
19-Feb-2016David Sullivan (JHSPH)
26-Feb-2016Sung Jae Cha (JHSPH - Jacobs-Lorena)
4-Mar-2016Joel Vega-Rodriguez (JHSPH - Jacobs-Lorena)
11-Mar-2016Ananias Escalante (Temple University)
18-Mar-2016Debbie Andrew (JHSOM)
25-Mar-2016Zack Adelman (Virginia Tech University)
1-Apr-2016Krithika Rajaram (JHSPH - Dinglasan)
8-Apr-2016Karen Masterson, author of The Malaria Project: The U.S. Government's Secret Mission to find a Miracle Cure
15-Apr-2016Jason Stumhofer (University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences)
22-Apr-2016Amanda Balaban (JHSPH - Sinnis)
29-Apr-2016Sean Prigge (JHSPH)
6-May-2016Fidel Zavala (JHSPH)
13-May-2016Channe Gowda  (Pennsylvania State University) 
20-May-2016Rob Paris (Walter Reed Army Institute for Research)
27-May-2016No seminar; Memorial Day Weekend
3-Jun-2016Christine Jones (JHSPH - Norris)

 

2015 DATES

SPEAKER (AFFILIATION)

2-Oct-2015

Tim Shields/Frank Curriero (JHU - Environmental Surveillance Core)

9-Oct-2015

Olena 'Lena' Riabinina (Johns Hopkins University - Potter lab)

16-Oct-2015

Paul Roepe (Georgetown University)

23-Oct-2015

No seminar, JHMRI Fall Symposium - Rockville, MD

30-Oct-2015

Alejandro Kroleweicki (Fundacion Huesped, Buenos Aires, Argentina)

6-Nov-2015

Phil Thuma (Macha Research Trust)

13-Nov-2015

Norman Waters (Walter Reed Army Institute for Research)

20-Nov-2015

Mike Matunis (Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health)

27-Nov-2015

No seminar; JHU closed for Thanksgiving holidays

4-Dec-2015

Johanna Daily (Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University)

11-Dec-2015

Monique Stins (Johns Hopkins School of Public Health/School of Medicine)

18-Dec-2015

Kyle McKlean (Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Jacobs-Lorena Lab)

25-Dec-2015

No seminar, JHU closed for Christmas