DSP Spring Symposium 2021

The Symposium was held on April 9th April 2021


13:00-14:45 – Session 1

13:05 Welcome

13:10-13:50 1st Keynote lecture

13:50-14:30 Short presentations (7 min + 3 min  Q&A)

  • 13:50-14:00 Kasper Björnsson*: A second generation of malaria vaccines: Using reverse vaccinology to identify protective epitopes,
  • 14:00-14:10 Nanna Dalgaard*: Monoclonal antibody targeting malaria protein of key importance in sequestration of the Plasmodium falciparum parasite
  • 14:10-14:20 Emma Hocke*: Association between insecticide resistance in vivo and nucleotide diversity in the knockdown resistance (kdr) gene of the arbovirus vector Aedes aegypti from Zanzibar, Tanzania
  • 14:20-14:30 Rebecca Berg* : Giardia and Cryptosporidium in muskoxen (Ovibos moschatus) in Greenland

14:30-14:45: Pause

14:45-16:30 –Session 2

14:50 -15:30 2nd Keynote lecture

15:30-16:10 Short presentations (7 min + 3 minQ&A)

  • 15:30-15:40 Yvonne Adams: Modelling brain infections – 3D blood-brain-barrier spheroids in health and disease,
  • 15:40-15:50 Zakaria Seidu*: IgG reactivity to PfEMP1 antigens among Beninese pregnant women with sickle cell trait
  • 15:50-16:00 Abdelbasset Hamrouni: Repertoire focusing of tumor infiltrating gamma/delta T cells in endemic Burkitt’s lymphoma
  • 16:00-16:10 Nancy Kassam*: Use of gSG6P1 antibody as a serological biomarker to assess temporal exposure to Anopheles mosquito bites in Lower Moshi

16:10-16:30 Election of best presentation/Young Scientist Award

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