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The Biology of Host-Parasite Interactions Gordon Research Conference (GRC) will take place at the beautiful Salve Regina University in Newport, Rhode Island, USA, from June 12 to 17, 2022.

Many Parafrap speakers: Frédéric Bringaud, Mohamed-ali Hakimi, Gordon Langsley, Maryse Lebrun and Gerald Spaeth.

Apply here (abstracts for posters or selected talks submission too) :

Application deadline : May 15, 2022


Parasite Motility

Discussion Leaders
  • Photini Sinnis (Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA)
  • Freddy Frischknecht (Heidelberg University, Germany)
  • Eva Gluenz (University of Glasgow, United Kingdom)
  • Maryse Lebrun (University of Montpellier, France)

Genome Stability and Genetic Diversity

Discussion Leaders
  • Galadriel Hovel-Miner (George Washington University, USA)
  • Jane Carlton (New York University, USA)
  • Jennifer Guler (University of Virginia, USA)
  • Gerald Spaeth (Institut Pasteur, France)
  • Jianbin Wang (University of Tennessee, USA)

Immunology and Immuno-Suppression

Discussion Leaders
  • Tracey Lamb (University of Utah, USA)
  • Eva Frickel (The University of Birmingham, United Kingdom)
  • P'ng Loke (National Institutes of Health, USA)
  • Meera G. Nair (University of California, Riverside, USA)

Parasite Dormancy and Persistence

Discussion Leaders
  • William Sullivan (Indiana University, USA)
  • Jon Boyle (University of Pittsburgh, USA)
  • Jean-Claude Dujardin (Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerp, Belgium)
  • Alexander Paredez (University of Washington, USA)
  • Annmarie Voorberg-Van der Wel (Biomedical Primate Research Center, The Netherlands)

Sexual Differentiation and Quorum Sensing

Discussion Leaders
  • Manuel Llinas (Pennsylvania State University, USA)
  • Laura Knoll (University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA)
  • Isabel Roditi (University of Bern, Switzerland)
  • Andy Waters (University of Glasgow, United Kingdom)

Host Cell Responses to Manipulation by Parasites

Discussion Leaders
  • Ira Blader (University at Buffalo, SUNY, USA)
  • Gordon Langsley (INSERM, France)
  • Melissa Lodoen (University of California, Irvine, USA)
  • Alex Loukas (James Cook University, Australia)
  • Staffan Svard (Uppsala University, Sweden)

Molecular Biology and Gene Expression

Discussion Leaders
  • Victoria Jeffers (University of New Hampshire, USA)
  • Lyn-Maria Birkholtz (University of Pretoria, South Africa)
  • Iris Bruchhaus (Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine, Germany)
  • Mohamed-Ali Hakimi (University of Grenoble, France)

Metabolism and Drug Targets

Discussion Leaders
  • Sara Lustigman (New York Blood Center, USA)
  • Frederick Bringaud (University of Bordeaux, France)
  • Maria Adelaida Gomez (CIDEIM, Colombia)
  • Karl Hoffman (Aberystwyth University, United Kingdom)
  • Maria Mota (Instituto de Medicina Molecular João Lobo Antunes, Portugal)

New Intervention Strategies

Discussion Leaders
  • Akhil Vaidya (Drexel University College of Medicine, USA)
  • Emily Derbyshire (Duke University, USA)
  • Joerg Moehrle (Medicines for Malaria Venture, Switzerland)
  • Boris Striepen (University of Pennsylvania, USA)
  • Jennifer Zambriski (Virginia Tech, USA)