Location & dates EMBL Heidelberg, Germany 18 - 20 May 2020 Register Now
Deadlines Registration - 6 Apr 2020 Abstract - 24 Feb 2020

Programme

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Day 1 - Monday 18 May 2020
TimeSpeaker
09:00-10:45 Registration
10:45-11:00 Opening remarks
11:00-12:30

Session 1: Pathogenesis & Host-Pathogen Interactions
Chair: tbc

11:00-11:30

Keynote lecture
Identification of a new host erythrocyte receptor for Plasmodium falciparum rosetting
J. Alexandra Rowe - The University of Edinburgh, UK

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

14:00-15:30

Session 2: Emerging Challenges and New Tools
Chair: tbc

14:00-14:30

Keynote lecture
Novel tools provide insights into Kelch13 function and Artemisinin resistance
Tobias Spielmann - Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine, Germany

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 talk presentations
16:00-16:30 Coffee break and Meet the Keynote speaker
16:30-18:30 Poster Session 1
18:30-19:15 Lifetime Achievement Award
19:15-20:30 Conference Dinner
20:30-23:00 Welcome Reception in ATC Rooftop Lounge
Day 2 - Tuesday 19 May 2020
TimeSpeaker
09:00-10:30

Session 3: Transmission biology
Chair: tbc

09:00-09:30

Keynote lecture
Why is malaria transmission so effective?
Carolina Barillas-Mury - National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, USA

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

Session 4: Parasite Biology
Chair: tbc

11:00-11:30

Keynote lecture
Manoj Duraisingh- Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, 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

12:30-14:00

Lunch and Meet the Keynote Speakers

14:00-15:30

Session 5: Epidemiology & Surveillance
Chair: tbc

14:00-14:30

Keynote lecture
Insights from serology into malaria transmission dynamics
Chris Drakeley - London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, 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 talk presentations
16:00-16:30 Coffee break and Meet the Keynote speaker
16:30-18:30 Poster Session 2
18:30-20:00 Conference Dinner
20:00-00:00 Conference Party in ATC foyer
Day 3 - Wednesday 20 May 2020
TimeSpeaker
09:00-10:30 Session 6: Immunology & Vaccine Development
Chair: tbc
09:00-09:30

Keynote lecture
Toward the development of a placental malaria vaccine
Benoit Gamain - Inserm, France

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

11:00-14:15

Session 7: "Omics" Approaches & Evolution
Chair: tbc

11:00-11:30

Keynote lecture
Virginie Rougeron - CNRS, France

11:30-11:45

Selected short talk

11:45-12:00

Selected short talk

12:00-13:15

Lunch and Meet the Keynote Speakers

13:15-14:15

Session 7: "Omics" Approaches & Evolution (continued)
Chair: tbc

13:15-13:45

Keynote lecture
The Evolutionary Genomics of Plasmodium in India
Jane M. Carlton - New York University, USA

13:45-14:00

Selected short talk

14:00-14:15 Selected short talk
14:15-15:00

Closing lecture
Open access in science
tbc

15:00-15:15 Closing Remarks and Poster Prize
15:15 Departure