BSP Parasites Online 2021


Mr Ben Lukubye
Mbarara University of Science and Technology
1Differentiating new reproductive schistosomes from surviving adult worms following praziquantel treatment using microsatellites
Dr Niladri Mukherjee
CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Biology
2Host P2X7R-P38MAPK axis mediated intracellular anti-leishmanial activity of Spergulin-A
Dr Chidiebere Otuu
Federal University Oye Ekiti
3Antiplasmodial Potential, Phytochemical and Toxicity Evaluation of Aqueous Root Extract of a Nigerian Medicinal Apocynaceae Plant
Ms Rachel Francoeur
University of Glasgow
4ABO blood groups do not predict schistosome infection profiles in highly endemic villages of Uganda
Miss Anja Vermaak
North-West University
5Cardiocephaloides spp. (Digenea) from the eyes and brain of endemic South African klipfish
Dr Olayinka Osuolale
Elizade University
6Finding leishmaniasis in out-patients treating malaria at Elizade University Medical Health Center, Ilara Mokin.
Kingston University London
7Heat shock proteins in Schistosoma mansoni
Dr Mariana Miranda
8An in silico study predicts the presence of conserved guanine quadruplex (G4) secondary structures in the DNA of Trypanosoma cruzi
Ms Jana Rosenau
University of Bremen
9Interaction studies of Trypanosoma congolense trans-sialidases with mammalian erythrocytes
Dr Godwin Ebiloma
Teesside University
10Biological activities of fluorescent Trypanosome Alternative Oxidase inhibitor conjugates incorporating a cationic julolidine-based viscosity sensor.
Prof Robyn van Zyl
University of the Witwatersrand
11In silico analysis of naphthoquinone compounds as potential antimalarial agents targeting the cytochrome bc1 complex
Ms Stephanie Maia Acuña
University of São Paulo
12Nicotinamide Nucleotide Transhydrogenase worsens the clearance ability of mice infected with Leishmania amazonensis
Dr Sandra Marcia Muxel
Universidade de São Paulo
13Modulation of miRNA-721 and its host gene CUX1 in murine macrophages stimulated with LPS or infected with Leishmania
Dr Oluwaremilekun Ajakaye
Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo state.
14Epidemiology of Urogenital Schistosomiasis Among Pastoralists in Three Ramsar Wetland Sites in Nigeria
Mrs Franziska Winkelmann
University Medical Center Rostock
15Proteome Analysis of Sex- and Maturity-Independent Specific Tegument Proteins of Adult Schistosoma mansoni at the Host Interface
Miss Izadora Rossi
Federal University of Paraná
16What doesn't kill you makes you stronger: Selection of a more resistant and infective population in Trypanosoma cruzi by high exposition to normal human serum
Mrs Mahmuda Begum
University of Nottingham
17Association of some genetic markers with parasitic infection in stickleback
Mr El-Sayed El-Alfy
Mansoura University
18Genetic characterization of Neospora caninum from aborted bovine fetuses in Hokkaido, Japan
Dr rana Elsedawy
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
19Molecular identification of different Trichostrongylus species infecting sheep and goats from Dakahlia governorate, Egypt
Dr Moustafa Al-Araby
Facult of veterinary medicine, Mansoura university
20Molecular detection and identification of Babesia bovis and Trypanosoma spp. in one humped camel (Camelus dromedarius) breeds in Egypt
Miss Michela Cerone
University of St Andrews
21Exploring the activity and essentiality of the Δ-6 desaturase in Trypanosoma brucei
Ms Juliane Cristina Ribeiro Fernandes
University of São Paulo Medical School
22MicroRNAs cooperatively contribute to human macrophage susceptibility to L. amazonensis infection
Ms Florencia Díaz-Viraqué
Institut Pasteur Montevideo
23Revisiting the RNA world of trypanosomatids: neglected genes from neglected parasites
Mr Mahbod Entezami
University of Surrey
24Eliciting acceptable investments in surveillance of parasitic Neglected Tropical Diseases
Mr José Escalona
Universidad de Buenos Aires
25Reversible phosphorylation of a protein from Trypanosoma equiperdum that exhibits homology with the regulatory subunits of mammalian cAMP-dependent protein kinases
Mr Luke Cadd
Queen's University Belfast
26Unravelling Endocannabinoid Biology using Omics Approaches in Strongyloides Parasites
Daisy Namirembe
Mbarara university of science and technology
27Fasciolosis and schistosomiasis prevalence in livestock and wildlife in Western Uganda
Prof Guillermo Labadie
28N,N´-disubstituted diamines as promising anti-trypanosomatids compounds
Mrs Anja Erasmus
Water Research Group, Unit for Environmental Sciences and Management, North-West University
29Parasite diversity of a small intertidal fish, Clinus superciliosus: factors influencing parasite community structure
Dr Maria Sol Ballari
Instituto de Química Rosario - UNR
31Proline transport inhibitors trigger differential responses in Trypanosoma cruzi growth inhibition
Miss Linda Van Der Spuy
North-West University Water Research Group
32“Seek, and you shall find”: Hidden species diversity of Acanthobothrium van Beneden, 1849 (Cestoda: Onchoproteocephalidea) discovered from the spotted skate in South Africa
Mr Gonzalo Sanchez Arsuaga
The Royal Veterinary College
33Novel vaccine candidates related to the endogenous development in Eimeria
Ms Tean Zaheer
University of Agriculture, Faisalabad
34Acaricidal Black plum mediated Magnesium Oxide Nanoparticles against Rhipicephalus and Hyalomma Ticks
Mr Mekelle University C Sciences
Mekelle University, Ethiopia
35Performance of rapid rk39 tests for the diagnosis of Visceral Leishmaniasis in Ethiopia: A systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Dr Laura Fraccaroli
ICT Milstein - CONICET
36Pgp expression or not, is that the question in T. cruzi drug differential sensitivity?
Miss Chloe Barnes
Lancaster University
37Characterisation of the ESAG6 and ESAG7 3’UTRs involved in the iron starvation response in Trypanosoma brucei.
Sabrina Marsiccobetre
University of São Paulo
38Deepening the knowledge of the branched chain amino acids catabolic pathway in Trypanosoma cruzi: the role of an Enoyl-CoA hydratase
Miss Ana M Murillo
Department of Parasitology, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of São Paulo
39The Cysteine Synthase is an enzyme of biological relevance in the life cycle of Trypanosoma cruzi.
Dr Janaina de Freitas Nascimento
Universidade de São Paulo
40Knocking out histidine ammonia lyase (HAL) affects histidine metabolism in Trypanosoma cruzi without affecting its infection capability in the insect vector
Ms Laurine Brouck
University of Edinburgh
41RNA editing ligase 1 as a drug target: on the road to lead generation
Mr Benedict Davies
St George's University of London
42Characterisation of a cation diffusion facilitator from the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum
MUHAS University of Dar es Salaam
44Hepatic aneurysms in amoebiasis: a review of case reports in literature
Mr Sam Jones
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
45To heat or not to heat: A literature review of how expected future climate change in East Africa will impact upon human schistosomiasis
Mr Zihao (Zed) Chen
University of Edinburgh
46Assembly and annotation of Trypanosoma congolense kinetoplast DNA and comparison with T. brucei
Miss Geraldine Oosthuizen
North West University
47A new species of Grillotia Guiart, 1927 (Cestoda: Trypanorhyncha) found in a single batoid host species highlights the hidden diversity of elasmobranch parasites of southern African waters
Mr Martin Majer
Charles University, Prague
48Immunomodulation by avian schistosomes: preliminary attempts to exploit species causing human cercarial dermatitis against autoimmune diseases and allergies
Mr Manfred Schreiber
Charles University, Prague
49Effect of Mesocestoides corti and Taenia crassiceps larvae on melanoma tumors in mice
Dr Iva Prikrylova
University of Limpopo
50New genus of Gyrodactylidae (Monogenea) from Lake Kariba, Zimbabwe, with an insight on the phylogeny of the family
Gabriela Torres Montanaro
Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas
51Why not use His? Generating Trypanosoma brucei cell lines expressing Trypanosoma cruzi’s histidine degradation pathway
Mr Renan Weege Achjian
University of São Paulo
52Simulating the Proline-Glutamate pathway in Trypanosoma cruzi with an in silico metabolic model
Mr Alberto Guevara
Universidad Simon Bolivar
53Regeneration of hybrid holoenzymes as a strategic approach for the purification of a cAMP-dependent protein kinase catalytic subunit-like protein from Trypanosoma equiperdum
Mr Alberto Guevara
Universidad Simon Bolivar
54Cloning, expression and purification of the cAMP-dependent protein kinase catalytic subunit-like protein PKAC1 from Trypanosoma equiperdum
Miss Rachel Humann
St Andrews University
55Non-natural myristate analogues: Synthesis and their potent, selective activity upon bloodstream Trypanosoma brucei.
Miss Kirstin Bloomer
University of Glasgow
56Dissecting changes in Plasmodium berghei gene expression at the initial stages of mosquito midgut transmission
Miss Amber Reed
Lancaster University
57Part A: Intestinal & urogenital schistosomiasis dual-infection focus: Investigating age-infection relationships for school-aged children along shoreline of Lake Malawi
Miss Amber Reed
Lancaster University
58Part B: Intestinal & urogenital schistosomiasis co-infection focus: Investigating age-infection relationships for school-aged children along shoreline of Lake Malawi
Dr Ogochukwu Chiamah
Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike Ebonyi
59Schistosoma haematobium: Effects of low doses of Prednisolone on parasite establishment in guinea-pigs
Dr Gilda Padalino
Ibers Aberystwyth University
60An AI hunter for automating Schistosoma egg counting
Mr Guillermo Di Mario
University of Buenos Aires
61In silico analysis of binding capability of nucleosides in PKA regulatory subunit of Trypanosoma cruzi
Dr kelsilandia Aguiar Martins
Royal Veterinary College- University of London
62Essential oils can reduce Eimeria tenella invasion when evaluated by an in vitro model
Dr Daniela Křivská
University Medical Center Rostock
63Effects of 24-nor-ursodeoxycholic and ursodeoxycholic acid on mitochondrial dynamics in the liver of Schistosoma mansoni infected mice
Mr Jacob Stapley
Imperial College London
64Understanding the impact of control interventions on Onchocerciasis-Associated Epilepsy using the EPIONCHO-IBM transmission model
University of Glasgow
65The heterologous expression of a Toxoplasma gondii oxopurine transporter reveals it binds nucleobases and nucleosides in different manners
Dr Flavia Silva Damasceno
University of São Paulo
66The importance of glutamine for T. cruzi survive throughout the life cycle.
Ms Cindy Schulz
University Medical Center Rostock
67Sex-specific modulation of the host transcriptome in the spleen of Schistosoma mansoni infected mice
Miss Antonella Bacigalupo
Inst Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comp. Med.
68Whole genome sequencing of the Chagas disease vector Rhodnius ecuadoriensis
Miss Tahani ALSiari
institute of infection, immunity & inflammation
69Characterisation of Trichomonas vaginalis ENT-family nucleoside transporters by heterologous expression in ΔENT Trypanosoma brucei and Leishmania Mexicana strains.
Dr Egie Enabulele
Texas Biomedical Research Institute
70High levels of genomic differentiation between Nigerian Schistosoma haematobium and S. bovis indicates strong barriers to gene flow
Mr Jonathan Zanatta
University of São Paulo
71Polyamines availability shifts gene expression in the response of macrophages infected with Leishmania amazonensis
Mr Mustafa Aldfer
university of glasgow
72Characterisation of Equilibrative Nucleoside Transporter genes from Trypanosoma cruzi and the development of a nucleoside-based chemotherapy for Chagas' disease
Ms Jana Bulantová
Charles University, Faculty of Science
73Cercarial dermatitis: perspectives of joining the research and practice in the Czech Republic
Dr Gethin Thomas
Swansea University
74Predicting the distribution of three malaria vectors in southeast Asia using temperature and precipitation models
Ms Prema Prakash
75Use of humanized NPY-mRFP Rat Basophilic Leukemia (RBL) IgE reporter for diagnosis of Echinococcus granulosus infection in the human accidental host
Mrs Linda Quinones
Meharry Medical College
76Interactions of small Tims in Trypanosoma brucei
Dr Nkiru E Ekechukwu
University of Nigeria
77Ectoparasites of poultry in Nsukka Municipality
Miss Ana Cecilia Hijar Islas
Queen Mary University of London
78Eco-evolutionary dynamics in evolving communities.
Miss Lucy Henshall
University of Aberdeen
79What drives the variation in abundance of the two principle flea vectors of Plague in Madagascar?
Miss Victoria Bolton
University of Glasgow
80Elucidating host and parasite factors involved in Leishmania quiescence and reactivation
Dr Zouhour El Mouna Ayadi
University of Sciences and Technology H. Boumedien
81Contribution to the knowledge of Monogenean (Metazoa ; Plathelminthes) parasites of two species of groupers off Algerian coast
Dr Natalia Teles
University of York
82Investigating RNA binding proteins and their modifiers as potential drug targets in Leishmania and T. cruzi
Mr Christopher Bowler
Aberystwyth University
83Drug Resistance Markers In E. vermicularis
Mr Maxson Kenneth Anyolitho
ATRAP-Mbarara University of Science and Technology
84Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices regarding schistosomiasis infection and prevention: A mixed-methods study among endemic communities of western Uganda
Prof Adriana Erica Miele
Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1
85Integrative structural biology in molecular parasitology: new strategies for old diseases
Miss Vivien Shek
University of Dundee
86Targeted Identification of New Parasite Immunomodulators Against Allergic Asthma
Mr Atimi Atinga
Modibbo Adama University of Technology Yola
87In-vitro and In-vivo anti-trypanosomal study of Ficus thoninngii against Trypanosoma brucei brucei
Dr Akito Koike
Universität Würzburg
88The potential of Pim kinase as a candidate of target protein for new parasiticidal drug against Echinococcus multilocularis
Miss Victoria Bolton
University of Glasgow
90 Elucidating host and parasite factors involved in Leishmania quiescence and reactivation
Miss Paula Andrea Castañeda Londoño
91mRNA decapping by an ApaH-like phosphatase in trypanosomes
Dr Manal Natto
Glasgow University
92Generation of a L. mexicana ‘super knockout’ cell line using CRISPR-Cas9 deletion of the genes encoding nucleoside transporters NT1.1, NT1.2 and NT2.
Mrs Justyna Nalepa-Grajcar
Aberystwyth University
93Selective whole genome amplification (SWGA) for Toxoplasma gondii: How will it help?
Dr Aline Acosta
North-West University
94Description of a Heterobothrium (Monogenea: Diclidophoridae) species from the evileye pufferfish Amblyrhynchotes honckenii from South Africa using integrative approach
Mr Mustafa Aldfer
university of glasgow
95Characterisation of Equilibrative Nucleoside Transporter genes from Trypanosoma cruzi and the development of a nucleoside-based chemotherapy for Chagas' disease
Mrs Hawra Al-Ghafli
University of Liverpool
96Life-histories as determinants of infection prevalence for trypanosomatids: A meta-analysis
Prof Adnan Alhindi
Islamic University Of Gaza
97Occurrence of Gastrointestinal parasites in horses and donkeys in Gaza Strip, Palestine
Miss Gabrielle Shira Beest
Universitat de Valencia
98Locate and burrow: behaviour of Cardiocephaloides longicollis cercariae to infect its fish host
Dr Chahinez Bouguerche
99Re-evaluation of Microcotyle spp. (Monogenea, Microcotylidae) from sparids in southern Mediterranean using integrative taxonomy, and description of two new species
Mr Thomas Chen
Academy for Mathematics, Science, and Engineering
100Monitoring Different Aphid Populations Through Computer Vision-based Solutions
Miss Michelle Clark
The Walter and Elisa Hall Institute
101‘Unleishing’ Host Cell Death Pathways to Promote Clearance of Leishmania donovani
Dr Courtney Cook
North-West University
102Fish haemogregarines (Adeleorina: Apicomplexa) – a neglected group of blood parasites with some phylogenetic surprises
Dr Adriana Correa da Silva
Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
103Assessment of Trypanosoma rangeli tissue tropism in mice through bioluminescence imaging
Mrs Besse Mathilda Danuan
University of Jos
104Morbidities of Toxoplasmosis, Malaria, HIV, HBV, HCV Co-Infections and Risk Factors Among Pregnant Women Attending Antenatal Clinic at Plateau State Specialist Hospital, Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria.
Dr Carolina De Marco Verissimo
105The N-glycosylation profile of proteins excreted-secreted by Fasciola hepatica newly excysted juveniles
Miss Joretha Du Buisson
North West University
106Morphological and molecular data of a species of Schellackia (Apicomplexa: Schellackiidae) parasitizing the common River frog, Amietia delalandii, from the northern parts of South Africa
Nigeria police academy
107Water contact activities, snail intermediate hosts and cercarial shedding, in Ungoggo part of Jakara dam, Kano state, Nigeria.
Mr Markus Gerber
Departement für Chemie, Biochemie und Pharmazie
108Investigating The Role Of Msp1 In Trypanosoma brucei Mitochondrial Quality Control
Miss Alejandra Herbert Mainero
University of Edinburgh
109Chronicles of Plasmodium: the parasites’ journey through the liver and into the blood
Miss Coret Hoogendoorn
110Worm in the eye makes for easy prey: evidence of behavioural alterations induced by Diplostomum metacercariae in Synodontis zambezensis in South Africa
Miss Rebecca Hoyle
University of Liverpool
111A survey of 453 sheep and/or cattle farmers in the UK shows confusion over the diagnosis and control of rumen fluke (Calicophoron daubneyi)
Mr Allister Irvine
Queen's University Belfast
112Profiling the Antimicrobial Peptidome of Nematodes Highlights a New Source of Antimicrobial Diversity.
Dr Nathaniel Jones
University of York
113Bromodomain factor 5 is an essential transcriptional regulator of the unusual genome of Leishmania.
Mr Bernie Jordaan
North-West University
114Taxonomic re-evaluation of African anuran trypanosomes with the morphological, morphometric, and molecular diagnosis of Trypanosoma nelspruitense Laveran, 1904
Mr Willem Landman
North-West University
115Madagascan polystome (Monogenea: Polystomatidae) diversity
Miss Dominika Lastik
University of Bath
116Using MinION sequencing to identify transcript variation between different life cycle stages of the parasitic nematode Strongyloides ratti.
Dr Mansi Malik
117Engineered resistance in Anopheles stephensi to antimalarial effectors-Effect on Plasmodium development and evolution.
Ms Signe Martin
Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology
118Investigating the impact of crab biology and sampling season on variation in microparasite infections in velvet crab (Necora puber)
Dr Keila Meginnis
University of Glasgow
119Using choice modelling to identify popular and affordable alternative interventions for schistosomiasis in Uganda
Mr Lehlohonolo Mofokeng
North-West university
120Molecular investigation of tick-borne bacterial microorganisms from Amblyomma (Acari: Ixodidae) ticks collected from reptiles in South Africa
Mrs Justyna Nalepa-Grajcar
Aberystwyth University
121Selective whole genome amplification (SWGA) for Toxoplasma gondii: How will it help?
Ms Teneal Nel
North West University Potchefstroom
122Metazoan parasites of anurans from the Vhembe area, Limpopo, South Africa.
Joanna Nowicka
Medical University of Gdańsk
123The role of ground beetles as intermediate hosts for Mastophorus muris
Miss Katie O'Brien
University of Bath
124Assessment of long and short-read metagenomics sequencing for detection of gastrointestinal parasites in faeces.
Mr Akintayo Ololade
University of Abuja
125Risk factors of porcine cysticercosis, suitable management practice, and epilepsy survey in human at Ibadan, Oyo state
Ms Anneke Schoeman
North-West University
126The multiplex response of co-introduced parasites to the range expansion of their globally invasive frog host
Prof Nico Smit
North-West University
127Towards a molecular phylogeny of the fish parasitic family Cymothoidae Leach, 1818 (Cymothooidea: Isopoda): Cymothoids from Moreton Bay, Australia and the South Coast of South Africa as a case study.
Mr Yaroslav Syrota
North West University
129New data on helminth infracommunity of herons (Ardeidae) in Ukraine
Miss Evelyn Tevere
130Comparative study of the role of TcHRG in the transport of hemin and hemoglobin in Trypanosoma cruzi
Miss Marliese Truter
North-West University
131New distribution records and molecular data for species of Macrogyrodactylus Malmberg, 1957 (Monogenea: Gyrodactylidae) from Clarias gariepinus (Burchell) (Siluriformes: Clariidae) in southern Africa
Dr Suhas Vyas
Department of Life Sciences, Bhakta Kavi Narsinh Mehta University
132Screening and evaluation of bioactive compounds in medicinal parasitic plant of the family Loranthaceae
Dr Jo Widdicombe
University of Surrey
133The development of an age structured model to describe the transmission dynamics of Cystic Echinococcosis in Argentina.
Mrs Anika Wohlleben
clark University
134The infection of juvenile three-spined stickleback with a cestode parasite differs between host populations and years and increases over the winter
Dr Victoria Alonso
135Alpha-Tubulin Acetylation in Trypanosoma cruzi: A Dynamic Instability of Microtubules Is Required for Replication and Cell Cycle Progression
Ms Idalecia Cossa Moiane
Instituto Nacional de Saude
136Intestinal Parasitic Infections Among Children and Adults in Maputo households: a Community Study Between 2018-2020
Dr Frédéric Chevalier
Texas Biomedical Research Institute
137An atlas of organ microbiomes of Biomphalaria spp., the snail host of schistosome parasites
Ms Ané Jacobs
North-West University
138Something old, something new: integrated approach to the taxonomy of the rectal endociliates of the globally invasive amphibian Xenopus laevis.
Prof Louis DuPreez
North-West University
139Polystomatidae (Monogenea): A overview of the current taxonomy