NIH-NIAID-Conferences-20558a

U.S.-Japan Cooperative Medical Sciences Program (USJCMSP) 21st International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases in the Pacific Rim

Parasitic Diseases and Immunology Panel Meeting

Thursday February 28, 2019 – Day 1

 

 

 

 

8:30-8:45

Welcome Remarks: Shigeyuki Kano, Hiroshi Kiyono, Malla Rao

 

 

 

Plenary Session

 

 

8:45-9:15

 

 

9:15-9:30

 

Malla R. Rao, Secretariat, Parasitic Diseases Panel, NIAID, NIH, USA

History of the US-Japan Cooperative Research Program

 

James Kazura, US Chair, Parasitic Diseases Panel, USJCMSP, Case Western Reserve University, USA

Personal recollections of a dear mentor and life-long friend Adel Mahmoud

 

 

9:30-10:00

Shigeyuki Kano, Japanese Chair, Parasitic Disease Panel, USJCMSP, National Center for Global

Health and Medicine, Japan

 

 

Epidemiology of malaria in Laos: Spread of artemisinin resistance under a low endemic setting

 

 

 

 

Regular Session

 

10:00-10:15

Edward Mitre, Uniformed Services University, USA

 

 

Evaluating intestinal proteins of adult filarial worms as potential vaccine and drug targets

 

 

 

 

10:15-10:30

Miako Sakaguchi, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University, Japan

 

 

Cytoadhesion of Plasmodium knowlesi-infected red blood cells to human endothelial cells

 

 

 

 

10:30-11:00

Coffee Break

 

 

 

 

11:00-11:15

Xiaoguang Chen, Southern Medical University, China

 

 

A novel artificial ovitrap for mosquito control

 

 

 

 

11:15-11:30

Shin-ichiro Kawazu, National Research Center for Protozoan Diseases, Obihiro University, Japan

Schistosoma japonicum TPx-1 as SE antigen target for diagnosis of Asian schistosomiasis

 

 

 

 

11:30-11:45

Nadira Karunaweera, Colombo University, Sri Lanka

 

 

Unfolded Protein Response: role in the pathogenesis of Leishmania donovani-induced cutaneous

leishmaniasis

 

 

11:45-12:0

Thu-Thuy Nguyen, National Research Center for Protozoan Diseases, Obihiro University, Japan

 

 

Standardization of effective and accurate diagnostic tests toward implementation of trypanosomosis

control program

 

 

 

 

12:00-12:15

Chelsea Marie, University of Virginia, USA

Protein Kinase C activation facilitates Cryptosporidium parvum invasion of intestinal epithelial cells

 

 

 

 

12:15-12:30

 

 

 

Kumiko Tsukui, National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Japan

Genomic and bioinformatic analyses of virulence-associated genome modifications in the enteric

Protozoan parasite Entamoeba histolytica

 

 

12:30-12:45

Meera Nair, University of California Riverside, USA

Immunoregulatory function of macrophage-derived RELM proteins in acute and chronic intestinal

helminth infection

 

 

12:45-1:00

Natsuki Watanabe, The University of Tokyo, Japan

Functional analysis of PI3P effectors in Entamoeba histolytica

 

 

1:00-2:00

 

LUNCH

 

 

2:00-2:15

Ghulam Jeelani, Tomo Nozaki, The University of Tokyo, Japan

Metabolomic analysis of Entamoeba: an in-depth understanding of parasite specific metabolic

Pathway

 

 

2:15-2:30

Makoto Hirai, Department of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, Juntendo University, Japan

Isolation of Piperaquine-Resistant Rodent Malaria Parasite from Malaria Mutator

 

2:30-2:45

Phyo Aung/Myat Kyaw, Township Hospital Banmauk, Myanmar

Malaria burden in Myanmar and clinical aspects of malaria in Banmauk, Sagaing Region

 

 

2:45-3:00

Masahito Asada, Nagasaki University, Japan

Erythrocyte-Binding-Like protein of Plasmodium yoelii is critical for the erythrocyte invasion

 

 

 

 

3:00-3:15

Sandra Albert, Indian Institute of Public Health Shillong, India

Malaria in Meghalaya: evidence review, decadal data and new research initiatives

 

 

3:15-3:45

COFFEE BREAK

 

 

3:45-4:00

Takeshi Annoura, National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Japan

Insights into the molecular machinery for regulating proliferation in Plasmodium

 

 

 

 

4:00-4:15

Perpetue J. Vincent, Research Institute National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Japan

Antimalarial Drugs Resistance Status of Plasmodium falciparum Isolates from Haiti

 

 

4:15-4:30

Saranath Lawpoolsri, Mahidol University, Thailand

Pattern of malaria reappearance in an endemic area of Thailand

 

 

4:30-4:45

Cevayir Coban, WPI Osaka University, Japan

Malaria

 

 

 

 

4:45-5:00

Takafumi Tsuboi, Ehime University, Japan

Discovery of malaria vaccine candidates by innovative wheat germ cell-free technology

 

Adjourn for the day

 

 

 

Friday March 1, 2019 - Day 2

 

 

 

9:00-9:15

Hajime Hisaeda, National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Japan

Intestinal helminthes

9:15-9:30

Sukanya Narasimhan, Yale University, USA

The “Sweet” Challenge of Targeting the Tick Vector

 

9:30-9:45

Yasuyuki Goto, The University of Tokyo, Japan

Immunopathology of experimental visceral leishmaniasis

 

 

9:45-10:00

Guiyun Yan, University of California, Irvine, USA

Eco-epidemiology of malaria and its vectors in East Africa

 

 

10:00-10:15

Hajimie Karasuyama, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan

Tick

 

 

10:15-10:30

Shailja Singh, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India

Cellular and molecular basis of the host-parasite interactions: Unfolding new definitions

towards anti-parasitic intervention strategies

 

 

10:30-11:00

COFFEE BREAK

 

 

11:00-11:15

Masahiro Yamamoto, Osaka University, Japan

Unexpected role of iNOS in antagonizing IFN-γ-induced anti-Toxoplasma immunity in human cells

 

 

11:15-11:30

Abhay Satoskar, Ohio State University, USA

Host Targeted therapies for treating infections

 

 

11:30-11:45

Boris Striepen, University of Pennsylvania, USA

Molecular genetics for Cryptosporidium

 

 

11:45-12:00

 

Fumika Mi-ichi, Saga University, Japan

A new method for dissecting the cell differentiation process of Entamoeba encystation

 

 

12:00-12:15

Timothy Yoshino, Univ of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

Proteomic analysis reveals mechanisms of larval schistosome killing during hemocytic encapsulation 

 

 

12:15-12:30

Shinjiro Hamano, Nagasaki University, Japan

Group 2 innate lymphoid cells exacerbate amebic liver abscess in mice

 

 

12:30-12:45

Kanako Komaki-Yasuda, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Japan

The stage-specific nuclear localization of the putative transcription factors in Plasmodium falciparum

 

 

 

12:45-1:00

 

Closing Remarks

 

LUNCH

 

Meeting Adjourns

 

 

 

 

 

 

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