3rd International Caparica Conference on Leishmaniasis 2022
24th – 26th October 2022 | Caparica | Portugal
Shaden Kamhawi, PhD
Affiliation: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Rockville (USA)
Title: Leishmania transmission by sand flies implicate parasite, vector and host factors as drivers of disease establishment.
Christian Bogdan, M.D.
Affiliation: Director of the Institute of Clinical Microbiology; Immunology and Hygiene University Hospital of Erlangen and Friedrich-Alexander-University (FAU) Erlangen-Nürnberg (Germany)
Christopher Fernandez-Prada, DVM, PhD
Affiliation: University of Montreal, McGill University, Chief of the Animal Parasitology Diagnostic Laboratory, Montreal (Canada)
Title: EV-driven genetic exchange in Leishmania as a novel mechanism of drug resistance in eukaryotic parasites.
Martin Olivier, PhD
Affiliation: The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, Montréal (Canada)
Title: Leishmania Extracellular Vesicles: From Production to Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Development.
Ricardo Toshio Fujiwara, PhD
Affiliation: Federal University of Minas Gerais (Brazil)
Title: Development of new diagnostic test for the control of visceral leishmaniasis.
David Sacks, PhD
Affiliation: National Institutes of Health (USA)
Title: Sexual reproduction in Leishmania.
Albert Descoteaux, PhD
Affiliation: Centre INRS–Institut Armand-Frappier, Quebec (Canada)
Title: Host and parasite factors influencing host cell metabolism.
Gerald Spaeth, PhD
Affiliation: Institut Pasteur, Paris (France)
Title: Epistatic adaptation drives Leishmania fitness gain in culture and the field.
Phillip Scott, PhD
Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania (USA)
Title: Avaliable soon.