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DATE Lecturer Title Institution
MOD 1 ELENA & SHADEN VECTORS
17-Jun Elena Levashina TBA Max Planck Institute, Berlin
18-Jun Shaden Kamhawi Sand fly-Leishmania-Host interactions: on development and transmission National Institutes of Health
19-Jun Alvaro Acosta-Serrano The fascinating molecular interactions between trypanosomes and tsetse Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
20-Jun Chris Potter Olfaction in host-seeking mosquitoes Johns Hopkins University
21-Jun Flaminia Catteruccia TBA Harvard University
MOD 2 MELISSA & MEERA IMMUNOLOGY
24-Jun Phil Scott Introduction to Parasite Immunology University of Pennsylvania
25-Jun Melissa Lodoen Innate immunity in the vasculature and at the BBB during Toxoplasma gondii infection University of California, Irvine
26-Jun Meera Nair Old and new players in the innate immune response to helminths: RELM proteins and endocannabinoids University of California, Riverside
27-Jun Eleanor Riley The immunology of malaria/salmonella coinfections Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh
28-Jun Tracey Lamb Malaria: An Eph’d up disease University of Utah
29-Jun Dyann Wirth Saturday AM Lecture: Malaria Vaccines Harvard University
1-Jul Chris Hunter Tracking Host-Pathogen Interactions University of Pennsylvania
2-Jul Andrew Macdonald The immunobiology of schistosomiasis University of Machester
3-Jul Jude Uzonna Regulation of immunity to Leishmaniasis and African trypanosomiasis University of Manitoba
4-Jul No Lecture Parade
5-Jul Nathan Peters Leishmania: Flies-Inflammation-Vaccination University of Calgary
6-Jul Kirk Deitsch Ethics Lecture  Cornell Medical School
MOD 3 ALEX & SEAN GIARDIA &  MALARIA
8-Jul Alex Paradez Cytoskeletal innovations for sticking around and signaling to be different University of Washington
9-Jul Sean Prigge How does the LA get in maLAria?  A tale of two organelles Johns Hopkins University
10-Jul Kirk Deitsch The “Wack-a-Mole” Model: Perpetuation of Chronic Infections Through Antigenic Variation Cornell Medical School
11-Jul Markus Meissner TBA Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich
12-Jul Paul Sigala Fifty Shades of Iron: Adaptive Organelle Metabolism in Malaria Parasites University of Utah
15-Jul Patricia Johnson Trichomonas vaginalis: interactions of a sexually-transmitted parasite and   its host University of California, Los Angeles
16-Jul Katy Ralston Host-pathogen interactions and host cell “nibbling” by Entamoeba histolytica University of California, Davis
17-Jul Manuel Llinas Transcriptional regulation of Plasmodium Development by ApiAP2 proteins and Metabolomics of the malaria parasite Penn State University
18-Jul Scott Dawson TBA University of California, Davis
19-Jul Photini Sinnis The Establishment of Malaria Infection: Parasite bottleneck and Point for Intervention Johns Hopkins University
MINI-MOD OMAR & DAN BIOINFORMATICS
20&21-Jul Omar Harb/Dan Beiting Bioinformatics Workshop University of Pennsylvania
MOD 4 VERN & JAYNE TRYPS & TOXO
22-Jul Jayne Raper African trypanosomes and innate immunity:consequences of the molecular arms race Hunter College
23-Jul Vern Carruthers Toxoplasma egress and persistence University of Michigan
24-Jul Elissa Hallem Host-seeking behaviors of human-parasitic nematodes University of California, Los Angeles
25-Jul Barbara Burleigh TBA Harvard University
26-Jul Veronica Jimenez Role of mechanosensation in host-parasite interactions: lessons from  the Tryp world University of California, Fullerton
27-Jul Gary Ward Scientific Publishing: The search for better ways to communicate research results and assess their impact University of Vermont
29-Jul Gary Ward Motoring along the helical highway: new approaches to studying Toxoplasma motility
29-Jul Mervyn Turner Evening Lecture: The World of Drug Discovery Emeritus, Merck Pharmaceuticals
30-Jul Boris Striepen Molecular studies to understand,  treat and prevent Cryptosporidium infection University of Pennsylvania
31-Jul Monica Mugnier Using next-generation sequencing to explore the dynamics of antigenic variation and VSG diversification in Trypanosoma brucei Johns Hopkins University
1-Aug Pietro Alano Birth and death (and miracles) of Plasmodium falciparum gametocytes Istituto Superiore di Sanita
2-Aug Sebastian Lourido The end of the beginning: systems approaches for a model apicomplexan Massachusetts Institute of Technology