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ISNTD Bites 2015

Programme

Vector control, zoonoses and NTDs: emergent frontiers in global public health

Registration and networking breakfast reception

 

Welcome from the ISNTD

Pr. Ken Norris (Zoological Society London)

 

Pr. David Molyneux (Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine)  

Guinea Worm Eradication: the final challenges

 

Session 1 Vectors, reservoirs and zoonoses: an NTD perspective 

 

Pr. Joanne Webster (Royal Veterinary College)

Zoonotic schistosomiasis: observations from West Africa

 

Dr. Ana Clara Silva (Department of Health Madeira)

Following the dengue outbreak in the island of Madeira – further developments

 

Dr. Raffaele Mattioli (FAO)

The Programme against African Trypanosomosis – an institutional international entente

 

Pr. Matthew Baylis (University of Liverpool)

Japanese encephalitis in Asia

 

Dr. Muhammad Mukhtar (Directorate of Malaria Control & NIH Pakistan) – via Skype

Mosquito control in Pakistan: focus on dengue

 

Panel discussion 1

 

 

Coffee break

 

 

Session 2 Human, livestock and vector data: integrated surveillance for global health  

 

Dr. Kounbobr Roch Dabire (IRSS / Centre Muraz, Burkina Faso)

First Detection of Leishmania infantum in Domestic Dogs from Burkina Faso (West Africa)

 

Dr. Nicola Wardrop (University of Southampton) - TBC

Integrating human, livestock & vector data in a unified epidemiological framework (sleeping sickness)

 

Ms. Amanda Read (BBSRC)

Zoonotic & Emerging Livestock Systems (ZELS)  

 

Dr. Patricia Salgueiro (IHMT, Lisbon)

Population genetics of Aedes aegypti, a tool for dengue surveillance and control

 

Dr. Kun (Maggie) Hu (IBM Public Health Research, Almaden Research Centre)

The effect of antibody-dependent enhancement, cross immunity, and vector population on the dynamics of dengue fever

 

Dr. Guy Hendrickx (Avia-GIS)

 

 

Panel discussion 2 

 

 

Lunch

 

 

Session 3 Olfaction in vector-host interaction: repellents & traps  

Dr. Spyros Zographos (National Hellenic Research Foundation)

OBP-structure-aided repellent discovery: An emerging approach towards identification of  novel repellents

 

Dr. James Logan (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine)  

Identification and development of novel repellents from human odours

 

Dr. Ryan Young (University of South Florida)

Identification of Human Semiochemicals Attractive to the Major Vectors of Onchocerciasis

 

Pr. Willem Takken (Wageningen University)

Odour-mediated strategies for population management of malaria vectors

 

Panel discussion 3

 

 

Coffee break

 

 

Session 4 Technology focus for vector-control & global health

Dr. Nick Hamon (IVCC)

Managing Insecticide Resistance and the Challenges of Bringing Life-Saving Vector Control Tools to Market

 

Mr. Justin McBeath (Bayer Vector Control)

 

Mr. Hadyn Parry (Oxitec)

Advanced genetics and molecular biology for the control of the Chikungunya vector

 

Dr. Givemore Munhenga (University of the Witwatersrand)

Novel malaria vector tools under investigation in South Africa

 

Dr. Jeremy Bouyer (CIRAD)

New insights on the use of the Sterile Insect Technique against vectors

 

 

 

Panel discussion 4

 

 

Concluding remarks

Draft programme - subject to change

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