Oral Contributions

ES

Elvira Saraiva, PhD

Affiliation: Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
Title: Available soon.
MO

Martin Olivier,PhD

Affiliation: McGill University (Canada)
Title: Available soon.
VL

Valéria M. F. de Lima, PhD

Affiliation: Department of Surgery and Animal Reproduction, São Paulo State University (UNESP), School of Veterinary Medicine, São Paulo (Brazil)
Title: Correlation between miRNAs in peripheral blood mononuclear cells and parasitic load in canine visceral leishmaniasis
GC

George Coelho,PhD

Affiliation: Laboratório de Epidemiologia, Escola de Medicina, Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto (Brazil)
Title: ELISA failure as a confirmatory test of visceral leishmaniasis: seroepidemiological survey of canine population from the Xakriabá indigenous land
UL

Ulisses Lopes,PhD

Affiliation: Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
Title: THE NRF2-MEDIATED ANTI OXIDATIVE RESPONSE IN LEISHMANIASIS: PATHWAYS AND IMPLICATION IN MITELFOSINE TREATMENT
DS

Denis Sereno,PhD

Affiliation: IRD Montpellier, Montpellier (France)
Title: Antimony susceptibility of Leishmania isolates collected over a 30-years period in Algeria
FG

Fernando Ariel Genta,PhD

Affiliation: FIOCRUZ (Brazil)
Title: Transmission-blocking sugar baits for the control of Leishmaniasis
OM

Otacilio C. Moreira,PhD

Affiliation: Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Brazil)
Title: Standardization of a consensus real time PCR assay to the molecular diagnosis of cutaneous leishmaniasis in the Americas
SB

Stella Maria Barroui,PhD

Affiliation: Departament of Veterinary Anatomy, Pathology and Clinics of the School of Veterinary Medicine and Zootechny, UFBA (Brazil)
Title: Zoonotic leishmaniasis: some experiences in northeastern Brazil
GB

Gad Baneth, PhD

Affiliation: Hebrew University (Israel)
Title: Available soon.
JB

Joziana Muniz De Paiva Barcante, PhD

Affiliation: Federal University of Lavras (Brazil)
Title: Characterization of a new focus of visceral leishmaniasis: canine, human and vectorial components
SM

Sandra Márcia Tietz Marques, PhD

Affiliation: Departamento de Patologia Clínica Veterinária – Faculdade de Veterinária – Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)
Title: Available soon.
CD

Camila Braga Dornelas, PhD

Affiliation: Faculdade de Farmácia, Universidade Federal de Alagoas (UFAL) (Brazil)
Title: Investigation of red propolis ointment in co-therapy with Glucantime for Cutaneous Leishmaniasis
SL

Sergi Segarra Lopez, PhD

Affiliation: BIOIBERICA S.A.U. (Spain)
Title: Nutritional modulation of the immune response in canine leishmaniasis using dietary nucleotides and active hexose correlated compound
WT

Wagner Tafuri, PhD

Affiliation: Instituto de Ciências Biológicas Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (Brazil)
Title: Canine Visceral Leishmaniasis as fibrotic disease
ND

Nebiye Doni, PhD

Affiliation: The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Centre Department of Pathology and Microbiology, Ohio (USA)
Title: Refugee Migration and Cutaneous Leishmaniasis, in Turkey
GW

Gideon Wasserberg, PhD

Affiliation: The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (USA)
Title: Available soon.
RP

Richard M. Poché, PhD

Affiliation: Genesis Laboratories, Inc. (USA)
Title: Vector control and Cutaneous and Visceral Leishmaniasis in Africa and Asia
PM

Peter Myler, PhD

Affiliation: Seattle Structural Genomics Center for Infectious Disease (USA)
Title: Genome-scale analysis of Leishmania gene organization and transcription
EA

Emily Adams, PhD

Affiliation: Research Centre for drugs and diagnostics, Liverpool school of tropical medicine (UK)
Title: Diagnostics for VL and asymptomatic infection in the Indian sub-Continent
HB

Hedia Bellali, PhD

Affiliation: Medical Faculty of Tunis, Tunis El Manar University (Tunisia)
Title: Leishmaniasis in Tunisia : lessons learnt
EG

Eugenia Carrillo Gallego, PhD

Affiliation: Instituto de Salud Carlos III Centro Nacional de Microbiología WHO Collaborative Center for Leishmaniasis (Spain)
Title: Biomarkers in Leishmaniasis
JM

Javier Moreno, PhD

Affiliation: INSTITUTO DE SALUD CARLOS III (Spain)
Title: New insights on leishmaniasis in immunosuppressive conditions
CM

Carla Maia, PhD

Affiliation: Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa (Portugal)
Title: A double sided perspective of leishmaniasis: the lab vs the field experiences
AS

Anabela Cordeiro da Silva, PhD

Affiliation: Institute for Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Porto (Portugal)
Title: Leishmania extracellular antigens properties and future applications
NS

Nuno Santarém, PhD

Affiliation: Institute for Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Porto (Portugal)
Title: Available soon.
NS

Niven Salih, PhD

Affiliation: University of Benin (Nigeria)
Title: Available soon.
IK

Ibrahim Khalifeh, PhD

Affiliation: American University of Beirut Medical Center (Lebanon)
Title: Cutaneous Leishmania in Near East: A story to tell.
LM

Laura Manna, PhD

Affiliation: University Federico II of Naples (Italy)
Title: Immunotherapy of canine leishmaniasis by Photodynamic vaccination
MG

Marina Gramiccia, PhD

Affiliation: Dipartimento di Malattie Infettive (DMI), Istituto Superiore di Sanità (Italy)
Title: Available soon.
CJ

Charles Jaffe, PhD

Affiliation: National Center for Leishmaniasis Kuvin Centre for Study of Tropical & Infectious Diseases, Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School (Israel)
Title: Attempting to understand parasite tropism: Comparison of Leishmania donovani from visceral and post-kala azar dermal leishmaniasis patients
MS

Malini Sen, PhD

Affiliation: Indian Institute of Chemical Biology (India)
Title: Wnt5A Signaling in Macrophages Restricts Leishmania donovani Infection
SK

Sukhbir Kaur, PhD

Affiliation: Panjab University (India)
Title: Available soon.
PP

Prasan Kumar Panda, PhD

Affiliation: All India Institute of Medical Sciences (India)
Title: Emerging of Leishmaniasis in Himalayas; a different perspective
JC

Joachim Clos, PhD

Affiliation: Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine (Germany)
Title: Leishmania systems biology in drug development
WM

W. Robert McMaster, PhD

Affiliation: Vancouver Coastal Heal Research Institute, University of British Columbia (Canada)
Title: Role of Epigenetic Gene Regulation in Leishmania-Macrophage Interactions
HA

Hélida Andrade, PhD

Affiliation: Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (Brazil)
Title: Available soon.
ML

Márcia Laurenti, PhD

Affiliation: University of São Paulo (Brazil)
Title: Clinical, epidemiological and immunopathological aspects of atypical cutaneous leishmaniasis due Leishmania (L.) infantum chagasi infection in Central América
MM

Marcia Almeida de Melo, PhD

Affiliation: Unidade Acadêmica de Medicina Veterinária, Universidade Federal de Campina Grande (Brazil)
Title: Spatial analysis of leishmaniasis in the State of Paraíba, Brazil
VM

Vania da Matta, PhD

Affiliation: University of São Paulo- Medical School – Department of Pathology (Brazil)
Title: Canine Visceral Leishmaniasis: serological and molecular diagnosis of dogs infected with Leishmania infantum in Brazil
LG

Lars Gille, PhD

Affiliation: University of Veterinary Medicine (Austria)
Title: Iron-mediated activation of endoperoxides in Leishmania
JM

Jacob Lorenzo-Morales, PhD

Affiliation: Instituto Universitario de Enfermedades Tropicales y de Salud Pública de Canarias,University of La Laguna (Spain)
Title: Available soon.
AA

Atteneri López Arencibia, PhD

Affiliation: Instituto Universitario de Enfermedades Tropicales y de Salud Pública de Canarias,University of La Laguna (Spain)
Title: In vitro activity of new 1H-Phenalen-1-one derivatives against Leishmania spp. And studies to elucidate their mechanism of cell death
IS

Ines SIFAOUI, PhD

Affiliation: Instituto Universitario de Enfermedades Tropicales y de Salud Pública de Canarias,University of La Laguna (Spain)
Title: Bioguided in vitro activity of Maytenus chiapensis extracts against Leishmania spp
MB

María Reyes Batlle, PhD

Affiliation: Instituto Universitario de Enfermedades Tropicales y de Salud Pública de Canarias,University of La Laguna (Spain)
Title: In vitro activity against Leishmania spp. of Laurencia johnstonii and its derivatives: a preliminary study of its cell death mechanisms
AI

Andrea Ilari, PhD

Affiliation: Istituto di Biologia e Patologia Molecolari (IBPM) (Italy)
Title: Available soon.
GC

Gianni Colotti, PhD

Affiliation: Istituto di Biologia e Patologia Molecolari (IBPM) (Italy)
Title: Available soon.
LN

Laila Alves Nahum, PhD

Affiliation: René Rachou Institute, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Brazil)
Title: Evolutionary relationships among protein deacetylases of Leishmania and other parasites
AB

Alvaro Luiz Bertho, PhD

Affiliation: Oswaldo Cruz Institute, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Brazil)
Title: Cytotoxic cell contributions in the human cutaneous leishmaniasis: assessments in active disease, under therapy and after clinical cure
SP

Sara Epis, PhD

Affiliation: University of Milan, Milan (Italy)
Title: Sand flies, mycobiota and leishmaniasis
FR

Fernando Real, PhD

Affiliation: Institut Cochin, INSERM U1016 (France)
Title: ATP6V0d2 controls Leishmania parasitophorous vacuoles biogenesis via cholesterol homeostasis
NM

Nicola Micale, PhD

Affiliation: University of Messina (Italy)
Title: Target-based drug design and development of drug delivery systems to tackle leishmaniasis
MX

Maria de Fátima Ximenes, PhD

Affiliation: Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil)
Title: Available soon.
NH

Nawal Hijjawi, PhD

Affiliation: Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Hashemite University (Jordan)
Title: Detection, genotyping and phylogenetic analysis of Leishmania isolates collected from sporadic cutaneous leishmaniasis cases from Jordanian residents and Syrian refugees in Jordan
JG

Johan van Griensven, PhD

Affiliation: Institute of Tropical Medicine (Belgium)
Title: Available soon.
OC

Orin Courtenay, PhD

Affiliation: University of Warwick (UK)
Title: Insecticide–impregnated dog collars reduce human visceral leishmaniasis under operational conditions in NW Iran: a community–wide cluster randomised trial
AW

Andreia Albuquerque-Wendt, PhD

Affiliation: Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, University of Oxford (UK)
Title: L. infantum/ L. major natural hybrids: Insights on in vitro and in vivo phenotypic behavior
AD

Anuradha Dube, PhD

Affiliation: INSA Senior Scientist and Sir JC Bose Fellow, Central Drug Research Institute (India)
Title: Prospects of a TH1 stimulatory protein/peptide(s) based therapeutic vaccine against experimental Visceral Leishmaniasis
NK

Nadira Karunaweera, PhD

Affiliation: University of Colombo (Sri Lanka)
Title: Leishmania donovani infections in Sri Lanka: Clinical, Epidemiological and Entomological aspects
AF

Ana Paula Salles Moura Fernandes, PhD

Affiliation: Faculdade de Farmácia, UFMG (Brazil)
Title: Development of a vacine against visceral leishmaniasis: from bench to market
EC

Eugénia Cruz, PhD

Affiliation: Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Lisboa, Lisbon (Portugal)
Title: Available soon.
WB

Wilma Ap. Starke Buzetti, PhD

Affiliation: Animal Science Department, São Paulo State University -UNESP (Brazil)
Title: Intestinal Leishmaniasis
AC

Alexandre Dias T. Costa, PhD

Affiliation: Carlos Chagas Institute (ICC), Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (FIOCRUZ PR), and Molecular Biology Institute of Parana (IBMP – FIOCRUZ PR) (Brazil)
Title: Towards a point of care molecular test for detection of Leishmania spp
AG

Andriy Grafov, PhD

Affiliation: University of Helsinki, Helsinki (Finland)
Title: Nanotechnological approach in treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis
RD

Reynaldo Dietze, PhD

Affiliation: Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisbon (Portugal)
Title: Critical Gaps in VL Research
PV

Patricia Veras, PhD

Affiliation: Instituto Gonçalo Moniz – Fiocruz (Brazil)
Title: Proteomic Analysis Revealed a Predominant NFE2L2 (NRF2) Signature in Macrophages Infected with Leishmania
CA

Carla Cardozo Pinto de Arruda, PhD

Affiliation: Institute of Biosciences, Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul (Brazil)
Title: A triazolic derivative of neolignan as a promising agent against cutaneous leishmaniasis
LJ

Leo A.B. Joosten, PhD

Affiliation: Radboud University Medical Center (Netherlands) and UFG, Goiania (Brazil)
Title: The role of Interleukin 32 in host defense against intracellular pathogens with emphasis on Leishmania
GM

Gisele F Machado, PhD

Affiliation: São Paulo State University (UNESP), School of Veterinary Medicine (Brazil)
Title: Available soon.
DZ

Dan Zilberstein, PhD

Affiliation: Technion Israel Institute of Technology (Israel)
Title: Arginine sensing in Leishmania has a role in virulence
GC

Guy Caljon, PhD

Affiliation: Faculty of Pharmaceutical, Biomedical and Veterinary Sciences, University of Antwerp, Anterwp (Belgium)
Title: Impact of miltefosine resistance and miltefosine treatment on virulence of Leishmania infantum
LM

Louis Maes, PhD

Affiliation: Faculty of Pharmaceutical, Biomedical and Veterinary Sciences, University of Antwerp, Anterwp (Belgium)
Title: in vitro drug susceptibility assessment of clinical isolates: which cell type to use?
SS

Silvio Leite Monteiro da Silva, PhD

Affiliation: Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
Title: Biofield of Self Organizing Factors to Leishmaniasis
EB

Eduardo Berriatua, PhD

Affiliation: Universidad de Murcia (Spain)
Title: Available soon.
JJ

José Dias Corrêa Junior ,PhD

Affiliation: Instituto de Ciências Biológicas, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (Brazil)
Title: Phosphate-based inorganic nanoparticles and their potential uses in leishmaniasis
OM

Ognyan Mikov ,PhD

Affiliation: UNational Centre of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases (Bulgaria)
Title: Geographical distribution and epidemiological characteristics of visceral leishmaniasis in Bulgaria, 1988 to 2017
MS

Michal Shapira ,PhD

Affiliation: Ben-Gurion University of Negev (Israel)
Title: A network of cap-binding proteins and their interacting partners drive developmental regulation of Leishmania
ES

Eduardo Sergio da Silva ,PhD

Affiliation: Universidade Federal de São João del Rei (UFSJ) (Brazil)
Title: IgG avidity index and complete blood count as prognostic biomarkers for dogs naturally infected with Leishmania infantum
UV

Ursa Ravnik Verbic ,PhD

Affiliation: Veterinarska fakulteta UL (Slovenia)
Title: PRESENCE OF LEISHMANIA POSITIVE DOGS IN SLOVENIA
DC

Diana Caridha, PhD

Affiliation: Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (USA)
Title: Available soon.
JS

Jovana Sadlova, PhD

Affiliation: Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Science, Charles University (Czech Republic)
Title: Host competence of African rodents Arvicanthis neumanni, A. niloticus and Mastomys natalensis for L. Major
TS

Tatiana Spitzova, PhD

Affiliation: Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Science, Charles University (Czech Republic)
Title: Chinese and Djungarian hamsters (Rodentia: Muridae) as model animals for L. major research
RS

Rym SALAH, PhD

Affiliation: Mouloud Mammeri University of Tizi-Ouzou (Algeria)
Title: Antileishmanial activity evaluation of gallic acid
HK

Hirotomo Kato, PhD

Affiliation: Division of Medical Zoology, Department of Infection and Immunity, Jichi Medical University (Japan)
Title: Molecular mass-screening for vector research on leishmaniasis
ML

Marie Lipoldová, PhD

Affiliation: Institute of Molecular Genetics of the ASCR (Czech Republic)
Title: Guanylate binding proteins in leishmaniasis
MA

Mikko Aalto, PhD

Affiliation: Bosaso General Hospital (Somalia)
Title: Available soon.
MG

Mehmet Gultekin, PhD

Affiliation: University of Adnan Menderes, Faculty of Veterinary (Turkey)
Title: A review of visceral leishmaniasis in dogs and cats in Turkey
RM

Rob McMaster, PhD

Affiliation: University of British Columbia (Canada)
Title: The Epigenetic Reponses in Macrophages Induced by Leishmania donovani Infection
ST

Seray TOZ, PhD

Affiliation: Ege University Faculty of Medicine (Turkey)
Title: Molecular epidemiology and the investigation of Leishmania RNA virus of Leishmania tropica strains in Turkey
FC

Fabienne Tacchini-Cottier, PhD

Affiliation: University of Lausanne (Switzerland)
Title: The importance of neutrophils in Leishmania infection
EE

Emmanuel E. Ekanem, PhD

Affiliation: University of Calabar and University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (Nigeria)
Title: Diagnostic challenges to leishmaniasis in sub-Saharan Africa
MC

Maria Paola COSTI, PhD

Affiliation: University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (Italy)
Title: Flavonols derivatives as promising agents for drug-resistance anti-leishmania parasites
RF

Ricardo Fujiwara, PhD

Affiliation: Instituto de Ciências Biológicas (Brazil)
Title: Available soon.
RK

Ramesh Kumar, PhD

Affiliation: Bundelkhand University (India)
Title: New Strategies for Leishmania Vaccine Development
AS

Almir Pereira de Souza, PhD

Affiliation: Universidade Federal de Campina Grande (Brazil)
Title: Identification of Leishmania spp in the prostate of dogs
AP

Ana Poveda, PhD

Affiliation: University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (Italy)
Title: Fluoroquinolones: an ancient antibiotic potentially useful against leishmania, Ecuador
AT

Ana Tomás, PhD

Affiliation: ICBAS – Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar, Universidade do Porto , Porto (Portugal)
Title: Mechanisms used by Leishmania to counteract zinc nutritional immunity
CP

Christine J. Piek, PhD

Affiliation: Utrecht University, Utrecht (The Netherlands)
Title: Survival and prognostic factors in a retrospective cohort of dogs with Leishmaniasis in a non-endemic area
JM

José Guadalupe Rendón Maldonado, PhD

Affiliation: Universidad Autónoma de Sinaloa (Mexico)
Title: Leishmaniasis in northwestMexico: advances and challenges
JS

Jack Sunter, PhD

Affiliation: Oxford Brookes University (UK)
Title: Leishmania flagellar pocket architecture is critical for development in the sand fly vector and pathogenicity in the mammalian host
SM

Sandra Regina Costa Maruyama, PhD

Affiliation: Universidade Federal de São Carlos – UFSCar (Brazil)
Title: Whole-genome sequencing of Trypanosomatidae clinical isolates reveals Crithidia-like species in cases of visceral and cutaneous leishmaniasis in Brazil
GG

Giulia Getti, PhD

Affiliation: University of Greenwich (UK)
Title: The effect of Iron on L. aethiopica and L. mexicana infection of human cells
AH

Andrea Hornemann, PhD

Affiliation: Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (Germany)
Title: Combining FTIR-based fingerprinting on Leishmania from the Old World with chemometrics tools for differentiation and classification
JF

Job Alves de Souza Filho, PhD

Affiliation: Instituto Octavio Magalhães, Fundação Ezequiel Dias (FUNED) (Brazil)
Title: IFAT has poor positive predictive value for visceral leishmaniasis in patients with negative rK39 immunochromatographic test
MO

Margherita Ortalli, PhD

Affiliation: University of Bologna, Bologna (Italy)
Title: Anti-leishmanial activity of natural-like molecules: chalcones
TO

Trícia Maria Oliveira, PhD

Affiliation: Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
Title: An Analysis of Hematological and Biochemical Parameters of cats infected by Leishmania infantum
EM

Elham Moghaddas, PhD

Affiliation: Department of parasitololy Mashhad university of medical science (Iran)
Title: Available soon.
AJ

Amélia Maria Ribeiro de Jesus, PhD

Affiliation: Universidade Federal de Sergipe (Brazil)
Title: Insulin Growth Factor-1 and Testosterone increase Leishmania infection in human macrophages
LS

Lucia Helena Pinto-da-Silva, PhD

Affiliation: Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
Title: Available soon.
JC

Juliana B. T. Carnielli, PhD

Affiliation: University of York (UK)
Title: Molecular Markers for Miltefosine Resistance Identified in Leishmania infantum Clinical Isolates: Potential Miltefosine Prognostic Markers for Visceral Leishmaniasis Treatment
EF

Edith Araceli Fernández Figueroa, PhD

Affiliation: National Institute of Genomic Medicine (Mexico)
Title: Transcriptome and proteome analysis in Leishmania mexicana parasite isolated from patients diagnosed with localized or diffused cutaneous leishmaniasis show differential behavior
RA

Roque Pacheco de Almeida, PhD

Affiliation: Hospital Universitário – Universidade Federal de Sergipe (Brazil)
Title: sCD14 modulation in the early phase of macrophage infection by L. Infantum
FD

Fátima Ribeiro-Dias, PhD

Affiliation: Universidade Federal de Goiás (Brazil)
Title: TLR4 and NOD2 as relevant innate immune recognition receptors to New World Leishmania spp. by human cells
PO

Pamela Martínez Orellana, PhD

Affiliation: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona (Spain)
Title: The effect of TLR3, TLR4 and TLR7 agonists alone or in combination with Leishmania infantum antigen on TNF-a and IL-6 production in blood from healthy dog
ET

Eduardo A. Rebollar-Téllez, PhD

Affiliation: Facultad de Ciencias Biológicas, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León (Mexico)
Title: Available soon.
AM

Ana Victoria Ibarra Meneses, PhD

Affiliation: Instituto de Salud Carlos III (Spain)
Title: Use of whole blood stimulation assay to detect asymptomatic Leishmania infection under immunosuppressed conditions
CV

Constantine Vassalos, PhD

Affiliation: Greek Health System/Technological Institute of Athens, Athens (Greece)
Title: New World cutaneous leishmaniasis in a traveller to a country endemic for Old World cutaneous leishmaniasis
MS

Ma. Berenice Martinez Salazar, PhD

Affiliation: WHO Immunology Research and Training Center, University of Lausanne, Lausanne (Switzerland)
Title: Evaluation of a new topical treatment for the control of cutaneous Leishmaniasis
LB

Lúcia Braz, PhD

Affiliation: Instituto de Medicina Tropical USP (Brazil)
Title: Genetic diversity of Leishmania (L.) infantum chagasi in Brazil using kDNA
JG

Jacob Gopas, PhD

Affiliation: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (Israel)
Title: Anti Leishmania major properties of Nuphar Lutea (Water lily) leaf extracts and purified Nupharidines
HF

Helena Fehling, PhD

Affiliation: Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine (Germany)
Title: Control of intracellular Leishmania major infection by treatment with synthetic analogs deduced from an Entamoeba histolytica glycolipid
SS

Sushma Singh, PhD

Affiliation: National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education & Research (NIPER) (India)
Title: Pyridoxal kinase from Leishmania donovani: Identification and functional characterization of vitamin B 6 salvage pathway enzyme for exploring its possibility as antileishmanial drug target
EM

Emanuela Martino, PhD

Affiliation: University of Pavia (Italy)
Title: Nature aided drug discovery. Novel Compounds against Leishmaniosis from Eremurus persicus
AA

Adil Allahverdiyev, PhD

Affiliation: Yildiz Technical University (Turkey)
Title: Development of Nanotechnology Based New Generation Vaccine Formulations Against Visceral Leishmaniasis
CE

Claudia Rangel-Escareño, PhD

Affiliation: National Institute of Genomic Medicine, INMEGEN (Mexico)
Title: Multi-omics approach to the structural and functional characterization of Leishmaniasis caused by L. Mexicana
CJ

Christiane Juhls, PhD

Affiliation: Infectious Diseases and DNA Vaccines MOLOGEN AG (Germany)
Title: DNA vaccines against leishmaniasis in research and development