Salivarian Tryps (Virtual Meeting)

Alberto M R Davila alrida at cpap.embrapa.br
Thu Dec 18 13:42:11 EST 1997


 Second World Meeting on Salivarian Trypanosomes by Internet (SWMST)
                             9-19, March 1998 - TRYPLINK-L 
http://www.cenargen.embrapa.br/~davila/salivaria/vmeetings/swmst.html

OPENING LECTURE: 

Aims of the OIE ad hoc group on NTTAT
Louis Touratier - Secretary/Coordinator, OIE ad hoc group on NTTAT
(France) 

Monday 09 - EPIDEMIOLOGY 

The epidemiology of T. evansi in Papua-New Guinea and the role of
potential reservoir species 
Simon Reid - James Cook University (Australia)

The circulation of trypanosomatids in the sylvatic environment
Ana Maria Jansen - FIOCRUZ (Brazil) 

Bovine Trypanosomosis in Brazilian and Bolivian lowlands: Evidence for
disease spreading by cattle routes
Roberto Aguilar M. S. Silva & Alberto M. R. Davila - EMBRAPA/CPAP
(Brazil) 

Seroprevalence of Equine Trypanosomosis in the Pantanal
Alberto M. R. Davila & Roberto Aguilar M. S. Silva - EMBRAPA/CPAP
(Brazil) 


Tuesday 10 - SPECIAL SESSION: 

Characterization of Trypanosoma rangeli strains isolated in Central and
South America
Edmundo C. Grisard - Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (Brazil) 


Wednesday 11 - BIOCHEMISTRY, DRUGS AND CHEMOTHERAPY 

Histidine phosphorylation in T. brucei
Thomas Seebeck - University of Bern (Switzerland) 

Laboratory and field evaluation of biodegradable polyesters for
sustained release of isometamidium and ethidium
Stanny Geerts - Institute of Tropical Medicine (Belgium) 

Innate resistance to African trypanosomiasis
Samuel Black, University of Massachusetts (USA) 

The dynamics of calcium homeostasis in African trypanosomes
Larry Ruben - Southern Methodist University (USA) 

Novel approaches to antitrypanosomal chemotherapy
Simon Croft - London School of Hygiene & T. M. (UK) 


Friday 13 - MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND EVOLUTION 

Comparative Genomics and Efficient Gene Discovery in the African
Trypanosomes.
Phelix Majiwa-ILRI (Kenya)

Evolution of Salivarian Trypanosomes
Jamie Stevens & Wendy Gibson - University of Bristol (UK)

Application of differential display to trypanosomes: identification of
targets for new control options
Murphy, N. B. and Pelle, R. - ILRI (Kenya) 

Programmed Cell Death in Trypanosomatids
Susan Welburn - University of Glasgow (UK) 


Monday 16 - MOLECULAR EPIDEMIOLOGY, DIAGNOSIS AND 
IMMUNOLOGY 

Bovine trypanosomosis and immunosuppression
Katherine Taylor - ILRI (Kenya) 

Review on the Molecular Tools for the understanding of the Epidemiology
of Animal Trypanosomosis in West Africa.
G. Duvallet, S. de La Roque, J.M. Reifenberg, P. Solano, T. Lefrancois,
Z. Bengaly, I. Sidibe, M. Desquesnes and D. Cuisance - CIRAD-EMVT 
(France)

Outbreak of trypanosomosis in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Theo de Waal - Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute (South Africa)

Improved methods for the diagnosis of African trypanosomes
R.H. Dwinger, D. Rebeski, J. Crowther - Joint FAO/IAEA Division Animal
Production and Health Section 


Tuesday 17 - SPECIAL SESSION: 

The genus Endotrypanum: Characterization of an Interesting
Trypanosomatidae
Antonia M. R. Franco - IOC/ FIOCRUZ (Brazil) 


Wednesday 18 - ECONOMY, VECTORS AND CONTROL 

Can remotely sensed NOAA and METEOSAT derived data significantly
contribute to reduce costs of tsetse surveys?
Hendrickx, G., Napala, A., Rogers, D.J., Bastiaensen & Slingenbergh,
J.H.W. - FAO/Trypanosomosis control project. 

The Programme Against African Trypanosomiasis- a Joint FAO, WHO, OAU and
IAEA initiative
Brian Hursey - FAO, Animal Health Service 

Estimated financial impact of Trypanosoma vivax on the Brazilian
Pantanal and Bolivian Lowlands
Andrew Seidl, Colorado State University (USA) 

Integrated control of african trypanosomosis
Peter Holmes - University of Glasgow (UK)



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