Location & dates EMBL Heidelberg, Germany 28 - 30 May 2019
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Programme

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Day 1 - Tuesday 28 May 2019
TimeSpeaker
09:30 - 11:00 Registration
11:00 - 11:15 Opening Remarks
11:15 - 12:30

Scientific Session 1: Vector Biology and Transmission

11:15 - 11:45

Keynote Lecture
Flaminia Catteruccia - Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, USA

11:45 - 12:00

Selected Short Talk

12:00 - 12:15 Selected Short Talk
12:15 - 12:30 Selected Short Talk
12:30 - 12:45 Selected Short Talk
12:45 - 14:00 Lunch and Meet the Keynote Speaker
13:00 - 14:00 Workshop: Crowdsourcing Data Science Challenges in Malaria Research
Chairs: Geoffrey Siwo, Carol Sibley
13:00 - 14:00 Workshop: Online Resources for Malaria Biology
Chairs: Matt Berriman, Omar Harb, Dan Lawson
14:00 - 15:30 Scientific Session 2: BIG Data and New Tools
14:00 - 14:30

Keynote Lecture
Thomas Otto - University of Glasgow, UK

14:30 - 14:45 Selected Short Talk
14:45 - 15:00

Selected Short Talk

15:00 - 15:15

Selected Short Talk

15:15 - 15:30

Selected Short Talk

15:30 - 16:00 Flash Talks Session 1
16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break and Meet the Keynote Speaker
16:30 - 18:30 Poster Session 1 (odd numbers)
18:30 - 19:15 Lifetime Achievement Award
19:15 - 20:30 Dinner in the EMBL Canteen
20:30 - 23:00 Welcome Reception in the ATC Rooftop Lounge

Day 2 - Wednesday 29 May 2019
TimeSpeaker
09:00 - 10:30 Scientific Session 3: Development and Differentiation 
09:00 - 09:30

Keynote Lecture
Matthias Marti - University of Glasgow, UK

09:30 - 09:45 Selected Short Talk
09:45 - 10:00

Selected Short Talk

10:00 - 10:15

Selected Short Talk

10:15 - 10:30

Selected Short Talk   

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break and Meet the Keynote Speaker
11:00 - 12:30 Scientific Session 4: Drug Development and Resistance
11:00 - 11:30 Keynote Lecture
Leann Tilley - The University of Melbourne, Australia
11:30 - 11:45 Selected Short Talk   
11:45 - 12:00 Selected Short Talk   
12:00 - 12:15 Selected Short Talk   
12:15 - 12:30 Selected Short Talk               
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch and Meet the Keynote Speaker
13:00 - 14:00 Workshop: Women In Malaria Research: Visibility, empowerment and leadership
Chairs: Elena Gomez-Diaz, Joanne Power
13:00 - 14:00 Workshop: Drug Discovery for Biologists
Chair: Didier Leroy
14:00 - 15:30 Scientific Session 5: Immunology and Vaccine Development
14:00 - 14:30 Keynote Lecture
Eleanor Riley - The University of Edinburgh, UK
14:30 - 14:45 Selected Short Talk
14:45 - 15:00 Selected Short Talk
15:00 - 15:15 Selected Short Talk
15:15 - 15:30 Selected Short Talk
15:30 - 16:00 Flash Talks Session 2
16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break and Meet the Keynote Speaker
16:30 - 18:30 Poster Session 2 (even numbers)
18:30 - 20:00 Conference Dinner in the EMBL Canteen
20:00 - 00:00 Conference Party in the ATC Foyer

Day 3 - Thursday 30 May 2019
TimeSpeaker
09:00 - 10:30 Scientific Session 6: Cell and Molecular Biology
09:00 - 09:30

Keynote Lecture
Wai-Hong Tham - The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Australia

09:30 - 09:45

Selected Short Talk

09:45 - 10:00

Selected Short Talk

10:00 - 10:15

Selected Short Talk

10:15 - 10:30

Selected Short Talk

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break and Meet the Keynote Speaker
11:00 - 12:30

Scientific Session 7: Host-Parasite Interaction

11:00 - 11:30 Keynote Lecture
Stefan Kappe - Center for Infectious Disease Research, USA
11:30 - 11:45 Selected Short Talk
11:45 - 12:00

Selected Short Talk

12:00 - 12:15 Selected Short Talk
12:15 - 12:30 Selected Short Talk
12:30 - 14:30 Lunch and Meet the Keynote Speaker
13:00 - 14:30 Plenary Session: Changing Practices in Publishing
Chair: Gary Ward
14:30 - 14:45 Awards for Best Posters and Oral Presentations
14:45 - 15:00 Closing remarks
15:00 - 15:15

Departure
Bus to Heidelberg downtown
Bus to Frankfurt Airport