Session 5 (June 16th): Metabolism and comparative biochemistry of Trypanosomatidae (M-427)

9:15 – 10:00 Mark Field
Endocytosis in trypanosomes: Drugs and evolution

10:00 – 10:20 Sara Zimmer
Mitochondrial gene expression is responsive to starvation stress and developmental transition in Trypanosoma cruzi

10:20 – 10:40 Anton Horváth
FtsH protease of Trypanosoma brucei

11:05 – 11:50 Miguel Navarro
Genome wide localization of RNA polymerase II by ChIP-seq analysis identifies functional promoter sequences in African trypanosomes

11:50 – 12:10 Zdeněk Paris
Queuosine: The role of an essential tRNA modification in parasitic protist Trypanosoma brucei

12:10 – 12:30 Jorge Morales
Development of a toolbox to dissect host-endosymbiont interactions and protein trafficking in the trypanosomatid Angomonas deanei