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DZIF Seminar Series

organized by our group leader Silvia Portugal

2020

Further planned talks for 2020 have had to be suspended due to the current COVID-19 pandemic!
       
Date Guest Speaker Home Institution Title of the Talk
14.02.20 Michaela Petter University Hospital Erlangen, Germany The epigenome of Plasmodium falciparum gametocytes 

2019

Date Guest Speaker Home Institution Title of the Talk
12.12.19 Melissa Penny Swiss Tropical & Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland Development and deployment of novel malaria interventions: the role of modelling and simulation
29.11.19 Miguel Soares Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Oeiras, Portugal Metabolic adaptation as a defense strategy against infection
14.11.19 Amulic Borko School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Bristol, Great Britain Neutrophil regulation of Plasmodium sequestration and immunopathology
17.10.19 Alfred Cortés iSGlobal, Barcelona, Spain Sexual conversion in malaria parasites: the epigenetic mark, the transcription factor and the target genes
10.10.19 Catherine Merrick University of Cambridge, Great Britain The many cycles of Plasmodium falciparum: DNA replication & cell cycling in an unusual protozoan
12.09.19 Thomas Otto University of Glasgow, Great Britain Computational approaches to study the evolution of var genes in Plasmodium
30.08.19 Carolina Barillas Mury National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Rockville, USA Plasmodium evasion of mosquito immunity enhances malaria transmission
13.06.19 Matthias Marti University of Glasgow, Great Britain Revisiting malaria transmission: from biology to translation 
06.06.19 Joana Carneiro da Silva Institute for Genome Sciences, University of Maryland School of Medicine, USA Genomics of whole organism vaccine-induced protection 
09.05.19 Rogerio Amino Institut Pasteur, Paris, France Protective cytotoxic antibodies target malaria parasites in the host skin
11.04.19 Hedda Wardemann German Cancer Research Centre, Heidelberg, Germany Human B cell memory to Plasmodium falciparum Circumsporozoite Protein
21.03.19 Ayola Akim Adegnika Centre de Recherches Médicales de Lambaréné, Gabon Fast track development of malaria vaccine in malaria endemic area using CHMI in Lambarene, Gabon
14.03.19 Maryse Lebrun University of Montpellier, France Insights into the secretion machine of virulence factors in apicomplexan parasites
28.02.19 Marcel Deponte University of Kaiserslautern, Germany The oxidative stress hypothesis in malaria research: facts and fiction
14.02.19 Moritz Treeck The Crick Institute, London, Great Britain Species-specific virulence factors in human Malaria: Expansion and export of a kinase family in Plasmodium falciparum
10.01.19 Mathieu Brochet University of Geneva, Switzerland Taking life changing decisions in ten seconds - calcium signalling in malaria parasites

2018

Date Guest Speaker Home Institution Title of the Talk
13.12.18 Sam Wassmer LSHTM, Great Britain Linking sequestration, vascular dysfunction, and brain swelling in cerebral malaria
08.11.18 Marcelo Urbano Ferreira  Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of São Paulo, Brazil Naturally acquired antibodies and clinical immunity to Plasmodium vivax malaria
11.10.18 Catherine Lavazec Institut Cochin, Paris, France Targeting erythrocyte mechanical properties to block malaria parasite transmission
13.09.18 Erica Pasini Biomedical Primate Research Center, The Netherlands Non-human primates in malaria research - Using ‘omics to study parasite-host interactions
09.05.18 Miguel Prudencio Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Lisbon, Portugal Pre-Clinical and Early Clinical Evaluation of a Plasmodium berghei Sporozoite-Based Malaria Vaccine
12.04.18 Stéphanie Blandin Strasbourg University, France  
08.02.18 Elena Levashina Max-Planck Institute, Berlin, Germany Dynamics of malaria infections in Anopheles mosquitoes
11.01.18 Laurent Dembele Bamako University, Mali Relapsing Malaria Liver Stage Model Enabling Novel Drug Discovery Against Hypnozoite

2017

Date Guest Speaker Home Institution Title of the Talk
14.12.17 Steffen Borrmann University of Tübingen, Germany Malaria - still more questions than answers
05.10.17 Miles Davenport Kirby Institute for Infection and Immunity, UNSW Sydney, Australia Host-pathogen interactions in malaria