Session 3 (June 15th): Leishmania spp. (M-427)

9:15 - 10:00 Jean-Claude Dujardin
Evolution and revolution in Leishmania donovani: a phylogenomic approach to drug resistance in the Indian sub-continent

10:00 - 10:20 Gabriele Schönian
Increased prevalence of human cutaneous leishmaniasis in Israel and the Palestine is caused by the recent emergence of genetically similar strains Leishmania tropica

10:20 - 10:40 Olivia Stark
Worldwide population genetic structure of the Leishmania donovani complex based on multi-locus microsatellite and whole-genome SNP variation

11:05 - 11:50 Zhao-Rong Lun
Rat innate resistance to Leishmania amazonensis infection is dependent on the polarized L-arginine metabolism towards the iNOS pathway

11:50 - 12:10 Aygul Ishemgulova
Classical and CRISPR/Cas9-mediated approaches for gene knock-out in Leishmania mexicana

12:10 - 12:25
Sponsor's presentation (KRD): In-Fusion Cloning system