World Malaria Day Symposium
Malaria Vector Biology and Control
Friday, April 23, 2021 | Free Registration
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The full-day virtual scientific symposium commemorating World Malaria Day begins at 9 a.m. EDT. Please register to attend. See the list of speakers below. Lightning Talks will be held midday. All are welcome.
Carolina Barillas-Mury, National Institutes of Health | “Mosquito innate immune memory and malaria transmission”
Andrea Crisanti, Imperial College London | "Development and modelling effective solution blocking the spread of double sex gene drive"
Abdoulaye Diabaté, Institut de Recherche en Sciences de la Santé/Centre Muraz, Burkina Faso | "Targeting swarms and mosquito nocturnal behaviours to control outdoor malaria transmission"
George Dimopoulos, Johns Hopkins University | “Engineering Anopheles gambiae C-type lectin 4-regulated melanization for Plasmodium falciparum suppression“
Martin Donnelly, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine | “Applied genomics for insecticide resistance detection in Anopheles gambiae”
Anthony James, University of California, Irvine | “Mosquito population modification for malaria control”
Helen Jamet, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation | “Vector control research and development on the road to malaria eradication”
Gregory Lanzaro, University of California, Davis |"Field trials of genetically engineered mosquitoes with gene drive"
Elizabeth (Beth) McGraw, The Pennsylvania State University | “GxGxE interactions in the mosquito: Wolbachia system”
Conor McMeniman, Johns Hopkins University | “Decoding Anopheles gambiae attraction to human scent”
Craig Montell, University of California, Santa Barbara | “Manipulating Aedes aegypti behavior through CRISPR/Cas9”
Michael Santos, Foundation for the National Institutes of Health | “Advancing informed decision making for gene drive approaches"
Raymond St. Leger, University of Maryland | “Stages in development of a novel vector control product based on transgenic Metarhizium”
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