Molecular Helminthology: An Integrated Approach




This conference is organised by Elsevier.

Conference deadlines

Extended Abstract Submission Deadline - 31st January 2016

Early Registration Deadline - 5th December 2016


Conference chairs

Philip T. Loverde

Department of Pathology, University of Texas, San Antonio, USA

Dr. Philip T. LoVerde is a Professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, Texas. His research interests are in host-parasite interactions, especially those that involve the human blood fluke, Schistosoma.

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Sara Lustigman

Molecular Parasitology, New York Blood Center, New York, USA

Dr. Sara Lustigman is the Head of the Laboratory of Molecular Parasitology at Lindsley F. Kimball Research Institute of the New York Blood Center. Her research over the past 25 years has focused on finding novel means to support the prevention of  onchocerciasis, also known as river blindness, and lymphatic filariasis, also known as elephantiasis.

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Scientific committee

Eileen Devaney, University of Glasgow, UK

Makedonka Mitreva, Washington University, USA

Ray Pierce, Université Lille Nord de France, France

Barton Slatko, New England Biolabs, Inc., USA