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Drug Discovery for Protozoan Parasites (J1)
Santa Fe Community Convention Center
201 W. Marcy Street
Santa Fe, NM
Drug Discovery for Protozoan Parasites (J1)
Part of the Keystone Symposia Global Health Series, Supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Organizers: Norman C. Waters, Frederick S. Buckner and Vicky M. Avery

Schedule of Presentations:

Sunday, January 15, 2012
15:00:00 Registration
18:15:00 Refreshments
19:15:00 Welcoming Remarks (Joint) Norman C. Waters, Vicky Avery, Joseph Heitman, John Taylor, Leah E. Cowen
19:30:00 Keynote Session (Joint) Norman C. Waters, Dennis E. Kyle, John M. Taylor, Arturo Casadevall
Monday, January 16, 2012
07:00:00 Breakfast
07:30:00 Poster Setup
08:00:00 Mechanisms of Virulence Arturo Casadevall, Robin C. May, Kirsten Nielsen, William Goldman, Nuri Rodriguez Del Val, Melanie T. Cushion
08:00:00 Drug Resistance I Pradipsinh Rathod, Philip J. Rosenthal, Qin Cheng, D Fidock, Rentala Madhubala, Leann M. Tilley, Dylan R. Pillai
08:00:00 Poster Viewing
09:20:00 Coffee Break
11:15:00 Lunch
12:00:00 Poster Session 1
14:30:00 Workshop 1: NIH Funding Opportunities (Joint)
16:30:00 Coffee Available
17:00:00 Drug Target Identification, Validation and Screening Don L. Gardiner, Geoffrey Ian McFadden, Maria Manuel Mota, William A. Petri, Jr., Norman C. Waters, Audrey R. Odom
17:00:00 Host Responses to Fungal Pathogens Annika E. Scheynius, Aimee K. Zaas, Gordon D. Brown, Paul L. Fidel, Jr, Kimberly Gerik
19:00:00 On Own for Dinner
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
07:00:00 Breakfast
08:00:00 Drug Discovery for Eukaryotic Pathogens and Parasites (Joint) Margaret A. Phillips, Audrey R. Odom, Leah E. Cowen, Xuewen Pan, Andrew P. Waters, Doron C. Greenbaum
09:20:00 Coffee Break
11:30:00 Poster Setup
11:30:00 On Own for Lunch and Recreation
13:00:00 Poster Viewing
14:30:00 Workshop 2: Publishing (Joint) Lakshmi Goyal, Arturo Casadevall, Aaron P. Mitchell, Margaret A. Phillips, Kevin J. Saliba, Joseph Heitman, Alexander Johnson, T. L. Doering, Judith G. Berman, Thomas Edlind, Leah E. Cowen
16:30:00 Coffee Available
17:00:00 Hit to Lead Identification Paul G. Wyatt, Michael K. Riscoe, Bakela Nare, Richard Glynne, Richard W. Heidebrecht Jr., Mark Drew
17:00:00 Evolution and Comparative Genomics of Fungal Pathogens Jim Kronstad, Emily Troemel, Axel A. Brakhage, Anastasia Gioti
19:00:00 Social Hour w/ Lite Bites
19:30:00 Poster Session 2
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
07:00:00 Breakfast
08:00:00 Pre-Clinical Development Thierry Diagana, Susan A. Charman, Michael Wang, Thomas Kanyok, Patricia Andrade-Gordon
08:00:00 Cell Circuitry and Adaptive Responses Alexander Johnson, Aaron P Mitchell, Hiten D. Madhani, Maurizio Del Poeta, T. L. Doering
09:20:00 Coffee Break
11:15:00 Poster Setup
11:15:00 On Own for Lunch and Recreation
13:00:00 Poster Viewing
14:30:00 Workshop 3: New Approaches and Technology to Advance Antiprotozoan Drug Development Vicky Avery
16:30:00 Coffee Available
17:00:00 Lead Optimization Susan A. Charman, Margaret A. Phillips, Geoffrey S. Dow, Paul G. Wyatt, Michael Pollastri
17:00:00 Population Genetics and Genomics of Fungal Pathogens Fred S. Dietrich, Matthew C. Fisher, Timothy Y. James, Geraldine Butler, Anastasia P. Litvintseva
19:00:00 Social Hour w/ Lite Bites
19:30:00 Poster Session 3
Thursday, January 19, 2012
08:00:00 Drug Resistance II/Antifungal Strategies and Resistance Mechanisms (Joint) D Fidock, Judith G. Berman, Pradipsinh Rathod, Thomas Wellems, Geoffrey H. Siwo, Damian Krysan, Bruce Klein
09:00:00 Breakfast
09:00:00 Coffee Break
11:15:00 On Own for Lunch and Recreation
16:30:00 Coffee Available
17:00:00 Clinical Development Vicky Avery, J. Kevin Baird, Anjan Debnath, Alison Webster, Thierry Diagana
17:00:00 Sex, Cell Identity and Virulence Haoping Liu, Richard Bennett, Christina M. Hull, Xiaorong Lin
19:00:00 Social Hour w/ Lite Bites
20:00:00 Entertainment
Friday, January 20, 2012
06:00:00 Departure
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